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Falcon Football Fly’s by the Pride

Falcon Football Fly’s by the Pride

Peyton Barish, Sports Section Editor

November 21, 2017


Filed under FOOTBALL, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

Friday November 17th, 2017 was one of the biggest days in Green Hope football history.  The Falcons had received a first-round bye after dominating the Tri-6 conference, and running the table after a heartbreaking loss to Sanderson.  This season the Falcons have a real shot to match the phenomenal se...

Falcons Playoff Preview: Leesville Road

Falcons Playoff Preview: Leesville Road

Brandon Morton, Sports Writer

November 15, 2017


Filed under FOOTBALL, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

After one of Green Hope’s best regular seasons of all time, they are now hosting the second round of the NCHSAA 4A State Playoffs this Friday against Leesville Road. This is a rematch from an earlier game this season where the Falcons edged the Pride in a close game at Leesville winning 28-21. The...

GH vs. PC Preview

GH vs. PC Preview

Bradley Stewart, Sports Writer

November 3, 2017


Filed under FOOTBALL, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

The past two years, Green Hope has dominated the Fight for 55.  Despite the Falcon’s dominance of Panther Creek, the football games have been more competitive.  The Catamounts actually lead the series with the Falcons, but only due to Green Hope’s historic awfulness from 2007-2011.  Since Kwame D...

Record Breaking Homecoming

Record Breaking Homecoming

Kohl Abrams, Sports Writer

October 17, 2017


Filed under FOOTBALL, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

Last Friday, Green Hope gave Athens the beating of the year, pounding them 43-6. The Falcons witnessed one of the best performances ever seen by a Green Hope running back. The senior, Jaquel Watkins put up an incredible stat line. 16 carries, 268 yards, and hit pay dirt not once, not twice, but 5 time...

NFL Week 6 Preview

NFL Week 6 Preview

Bradley Stewart, Sports Writer

October 12, 2017


Filed under FOOTBALL, SPORTS

Week Five of the NFL season was filled with a plethora of close games.  Eleven of the fourteen matchups ended up as one-score games.  In a match-up of winless teams, the Chargers knocked off the Giants to earn their first win of the year.  The Giants suffered something worse than a loss, Odell Beckh...

Class of 2018 Commit: Blake Watson

Class of 2018 Commit: Blake Watson

Noe Brady and Claire Melton

October 12, 2017


Filed under FOOTBALL, SPORTS

Blake Watson (#1) announced his commitment to Old Dominion University for football in mid-July this past summer. He plays as a successful wide receiver and defensive back, starting on Varsity since sophomore year. Blake also starred in track, becoming an All-America runner and qualifying for states. He ...

Falcons Fall to Sanderson

Falcons Fall to Sanderson

Bradley Stewart, Sports Writer

September 22, 2017


Filed under FOOTBALL, SPORTS, Uncategorized

The Green Hope football team suffered a gut-wrenching 22-21 loss against Sanderson on Friday night.  Despite the loss, Green Hope remains number thirteen in the News & Observer Top 25 at 3-2 on the year.  Sanderson, who entered the game ranked third in the News & Observer Top 25, improved to 3...

Captains: The Terrorizing Trio

Captains:  The Terrorizing Trio

Noe Brady and Claire Melton

September 14, 2017


Filed under FALL SPORTS, FOOTBALL, SPORTS

Green Hope Football has had a strong start to the season, with three wins and one loss. The whole team contributes to their success and hard work, and while the team’s skill players gain the attention for their play-making, the captains are the ones who keep the team motivated, focused, and compos...

Football Wars Episode I: The Return of Kwame

Football Wars Episode I: The Return of Kwame

Kohl Abrams and Brandon Morton

September 14, 2017


Filed under FOOTBALL, SHOWCASE

This Friday, the Green Hope football team will be taking on #3 ranked Sanderson in the WNCN game of the week. The tailgate in the parking lot begins at 5, and the game will kick off at 7. You’re not going to want to miss this because there will be FREE Bojangles at the tailgate. Who doesn't like free...

Football Holds on for 28-21 victory

Football Holds on for 28-21 victory

Peyton Barish and Noe Brady

September 1, 2017


Filed under FALL SPORTS, FOOTBALL, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

Green Hope Football Green Hope scored an early season victory over Leesville Road on Thursday night before Labor Day weekend, winning 28-21.  After a blowout victory over Apex, the Falcons came into the game expecting a close game, but for much of the game Green Hope came out firing on all cylinder...

Green Hope Football Travels to Leesville Road

Green Hope Football Travels to Leesville Road

Bradley Stewart, Staff Writer

August 31, 2017


Filed under FALL SPORTS, FOOTBALL, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

The Green Hope football team is off to a strong 1-1 start with new coach David Green.  Despite falling into a 28-point hole, the Falcons never gave up hope and nearly completed a late fourth quarter comeback before suffering a 38-28 loss against Southern Nash in the season opener. Senior transfer Jordyn ...

Falcons Finish Fight for 55

Falcons Finish Fight for 55

Abbie Daltorio, Sports Editor

April 5, 2017


Filed under Baseball, CROSS COUNTRY, FALL SPORTS, Fight for 55, FOOTBALL, Indoor Track, Men's Basketball, Men's Golf, Men's Lacrosse, Men's Soccer, Men's Tennis, Outdoor Track, SHOWCASE, Softball, SPORTS, Spring Sports, Swimming, Volleyball, Winter Sports, Women's Basketball, Women's Golf, Women's Lacrosse, Women's Soccer, Women's Tennis, Wrestling

North Carolina is home to the two greatest rivalries in sports history: the UNC and Duke rivalry, and most importantly the Green Hope and Panther Creek rivalry.  Last night men’s tennis defeated Panther Creek to clinch the eighteenth and final point needed to win the Fight for 55.  This is the se...

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