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.

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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East-West All-Star week wrap-up

2013 marked the 65th year for the North Carolina Coaching Clinic and East-West All-Star Games, and with a move in venues, it made the football game one to remember. For the first time in the history of the game, the East-West All-Star Football Game was played somewhere other than Jamieson Stadium at Grimsley High School.  … …

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