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The Battle of the Blues

The Battle of the Blues

Coral Aman, Staff Writer

February 28, 2018


Filed under Men's Basketball, SHOWCASE, SPORTS, Winter Sports

The rivalry between the Duke Blue Devils and the UNC Tar Heels is arguably the largest in college basketball. Fans fuel this rivalry as they cheer for two teams located only about eight miles apart on the Tobacco Road. This competition began during the basketball season of 1919-1920. On January 24th, ...

2/19-2/25 Green Hope Weekly Wrap-up

2/19-2/25 Green Hope Weekly Wrap-up

Bradley Stewart, Sports Editor

February 26, 2018


Filed under Men's Basketball, SHOWCASE, SPORTS, Women's Basketball

Men’s Basketball: The Green Hope basketball team played multiple games in the state tournament last week.  On Thursday, the Falcons got their fourth match-up with cross-highway rival Panther Creek.  Green Hope jumped to a big lead and were up 17, at one point.  The Catamounts mounted a final r...

Basketball Advances to Sweet 16

Basketball Advances to Sweet 16

Sean Petersen, Sports Writer

February 23, 2018


Filed under Men's Basketball, SHOWCASE, SPORTS, Women's Basketball

Thursday night, February 22nd, capped off an emotional day with two wins for the Falcons. Both the men’s and women’s team are headed to the third round of the NCHSAA Basketball playoffs! The Lady Falcons won 64-57 with big performances by Nia Washington and Sammi Sever. Both these ladies also received...

Basketball Sweeps the Tri-6

Basketball Sweeps the Tri-6

Bradley Stewart, Sports Editor

February 19, 2018


Filed under Men's Basketball, SHOWCASE, SPORTS, Women's Basketball

Both the men’s and women’s Green Hope basketball teams won their respective regular season conference championships.  That earned them a number one seed in the conference tournament.  After wins over Jordan and Cary, the teams found themselves in the Tri-6 Championship Game.  The men’s team had a ...

Green Hope Weekly Wrap-Up 2/12-2/18

Green Hope Weekly Wrap-Up 2/12-2/18

Bradley Stewart, Sports Editor

February 19, 2018


Filed under Men's Basketball, SPORTS, Women's Basketball, Wrestling

Men’s Basketball: Green Hope competed in the first ever Tri-6 Tournament last week.  The team won the regular season championship and earned a bye in the tournament.  Their first game was in the semi-final against Jordan.  The Falcons pulled out a squeaker 67-63 win.  Chuck Hills led the team...

Basketball Headed to Conference Championship

Basketball Headed to Conference Championship

Ryan Kemper, Sports Writer

February 16, 2018


Filed under Men's Basketball, SHOWCASE, SPORTS, Winter Sports, Women's Basketball

Wednesday, February 14th and Thursday, February 15th, your Men’s and Women’s Basketball team competed in the second round of the Tri-6 Conference Tournament. Both teams walked away with victories to clinch a spot on the court in the championship game Friday night!   The women started off the...

Tri-6 Conference Tournament Preview

Tri-6 Conference Tournament Preview

Bradley Stewart, Sports Editor

February 13, 2018


Filed under Men's Basketball, SHOWCASE, SPORTS, Women's Basketball

The regular season is over for Tri-6 basketball, which means it is time for the conference tournament.  Both the men’s and women’s Green Hope teams won their respective regular season conference championships, earning themselves the number one seed and a bye.  Here is a preview of the Tri-6 tournament: Men’s Basketball: #1 Green Hope 19-5 (9-1): Green Hope dominated the Tri-6 during the regular season.  After a slow start to conference play, the Falcons turned it up a notch, winning their first nine conference games, clinching themselves a conference championship before Senior Night.  Their lone conference loss came in a close game agai...

Green Hope Weekly Wrap-up 2/5-2/11

Green Hope Weekly Wrap-up 2/5-2/11

Bradley Stewart, Sports Editor

February 12, 2018


Filed under Indoor Track, Men's Basketball, SPORTS, Swimming, Winter Sports, Women's Basketball

Men’s Basketball: Green Hope handled Jordan on Tuesday, winning 62-52.  The Falcons started off the game on a 21-9 run and never looked back.  Ryan Shaffer led the way for Green Hope, dropping 16 points and grabbing 12 boards.  PJ Fenton, also, had a double-double in the win.  On Friday, Green ...

Green Hope Basketball Handles Cary

Sean Petersen, Staff Writer

January 29, 2018


Filed under Men's Basketball, SHOWCASE, SPORTS, Women's Basketball

Friday night marked the first quad game held at Green Hope this season. The women started off the night right with a 56-49 win. The Lady Falcons were led by Nia Washington and Catherine Holbrook. The team has overcome several setbacks due to the injury of Morgan Vulpis who is an exceptional sharp-sho...

Basketball Soars Past PC For Two Fight For 55 Points

Basketball Soars Past PC For Two Fight For 55 Points

Peyton Barish, Staff Writer

January 26, 2018


Filed under Fight for 55, Men's Basketball, SHOWCASE, SPORTS, Women's Basketball

Tuesday, January 23rd, the men's and women's basketball team took on the Panther Creek Catamounts at Panther Creek High School, and both teams walked out of the gym with victories.  The Lady Falcons thrashed a clearly undermanned Panther Creek squad that had no answer to the attacking offense of the...

Green Hope Jumps over Jaguars 68-66 in OT

Green Hope Jumps over Jaguars 68-66 in OT

Bradley Stewart, Senior Sports Writer

January 10, 2018


Filed under Men's Basketball, SHOWCASE, SPORTS, Winter Sports

Green Hope basketball knocked off Athens Drive 68-66 in overtime last night.  The win over the 5th ranked team in the High School OT poll moved the Falcons to 11-3 on the year. It was Green Hope’s first game, and win, in the Tri-6.  Athens Drive should be one of Green Hope’s key conference opponen...

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