Chris Hughes

Chris Hughes is the senior football analyst and founder of CarolinaPreps.com. A life-long student of the game, he brings a unique perspective of the game from multiple angles, including that of a former coach. His work has been featured both locally and nationally, including FNF Magazine, Scout.com, and ESPN U.

NORTH CAROLINA HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC CONFERENCE

FOOTBALL STATE CHAMPIONS 1928-1968 The North Carolina High School Athletic Conference served for many years as the athletic orginzation for historically black high schools.  The NCHSAC conducted classified state championships in several sports, certified officials and administered its athletic program.  Dr. Army Armstrong of Rocky Mount served as its commissioner for many years. Members of … …

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WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA HIGH SCHOOL ACTIVITES ASSOCIATION FOOTBALL CHAMPIONS 1930-1976

The Western North Carolina High School Activities Association was founded on December 10, 1929.  Charter members included Belmont, Concord, Kings Mountain, Lexington, Lincolnton, Monroe, Newton, Mooresville, Black Mountain, Cliffside, Hickory, Lenior, Marion, Morganton, and Rutherfordton-Spindale. The WNCHSAA grew to 42 members in four conferences before it was dissolved in June of 1977 and its members … …

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East-West All-Star Game

Established in 1948, the North Carolina Coaches Association was founded by Bob Jamieson, coach and athletic director at Greensboro High School, and Smith Barrier, the sports editor of the Greensboro Daily News.  The intent was to promote the growth of the high school coaching profession. The first North Carolina Coaching Clinc and East-West All-Star Game … …

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Traditions

High School Football in the Carolinas is a tradition unlike any other.  No other event, organization, or social function can bring together a community like High School Football does.   Championship Results East-West All-Star Game The Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas …

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CarolinaPreps.com Preseason Top-10 Football Power Rankings

With our finger on the pulse of high school football across the state of North Carolina and season openers less than a month away, here’s our crack at the strength of teams in each classification heading into the season. Our rankings consist of analysis from Chris Hughes and Brad Crawford, film study, input from select … …

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