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.

Excitement builds as Marvin Ridge prepares to kickoff 2013 season

MARVIN – There was a buzz in the air on Saturday morning as the Marvin Ridge High School football program held their media day festivities.  Several hundred parents and supporters of the team filled the practice field for team photos, a cookout, and media availability. Since taking over as head football coach in the spring, … …

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4-AA powers face-off in preseason scrimmage

ROCKINGHAM – Two gridiron powers collided in Rockingham this morning in what could be a preview of the 4-AA Eastern Finals to be played in December.  The Garner Trojans, ranked fifth in the CarolinaPreps.com 4-A preseason rankings traveled down U.S. 1 to face the sixth-ranked Richmond County Raiders in a preseason scrimmage. The scrimmage, held … …

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Week 2 CarolinaPreps.com Top-10 Football Power Ranking

The CarolinaPreps.com – Red Zone Sports Top-10 Football Power Rankings are released weekly following the competition of scheduled football games.  The rankings are determined by a board of CarolinaPreps.com football analyst who study each region and select teams based on a power scale instead of a poll system. 4A Classification School Record 1. Charlotte Mallard … …

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Week 3 CarolinaPreps.com Top-10 Football Power Rankings

The CarolinaPreps.com – Red Zone Sports Top-10 Football Power Rankings are released weekly following the competition of scheduled football games.  The rankings are determined by a board of CarolinaPreps.com football analyst who study each region and select teams based on a power scale instead of a poll system. 4A Classification School Record Prev 1. Charlotte … …

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Recruiting Feature: More than speed for Currituck’s Foreman

In baseball, the term ‘five-tool player’ is given to a prospect that possesses all of the five tools that scouts look for.  If there was such a term for student-athletes who excel on and off the field, Currituck’s Dakwon Foreman would be deserving of such a description. Foreman, arguably one of the fastest football players … …

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