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  1. 2 points
    Congrats to Heritage. Hate I didn't get to get up there and experience a basketball game. Maiden is a very well coached squad.
  2. 2 points
    Maiden will be coming to Mtn. Heritage on Thursday. Should be a good one.
  3. 1 point
    Newton Conover girls are pretty damn good. Would not be surprised to see them represent the West. 2A West in girls is going to be a blood bath, as usual.
  4. 1 point
    LOL. Na, the precedent and system has been set. It is proven. Whoever takes over I would imagine will just continue exactly what Ware has put in place. I mean we have people like Nepsy, I mean work7, and Wrigley coming down on the little boy thread. Whoever does take over is inheriting an absolutely loaded team. We should "6 outta 7"-peat. I hope that week 3 slot fills with one of those big boy schools.....wink, wink.
  5. 1 point
    That could be a pretty decent game now that Smith has Silas Mason back. Mason is Smith's "Ben Simmons". Smith's a big team. Sounds like they might have a little trouble with Freedom's pace though.
  6. 1 point
    Oh yes, I'm familiar with A'town......... This game could be rather interesting. Asheboro has some very quick guards. Point guard Rachel Luna is a good ballhandler and has a good feel for the game. Luna can also drain the three if you play off of her. Tanaeshia Ellison is a blur. NI might have some trouble with her. Their best player is arguably Diamond McDowell. McDowell is listed at 5-8 (but plays bigger) and has good length. She's also very athletic. The Comets also have a couple of decent three-point shooters. Asheboro's fairly comfortable playing a half or a full court game. Make no mistake though.....they will look to break out when the opportunity presents itself. I haven't seen NI but I do think that LaLonde could give them a bit of trouble.
  7. 1 point
    Heritage boys break the century mark and defeat Lincolnton 101-49. Held Robinson to 10 points. Great defensive effort tonight.
  8. 1 point
    Was wondering if Chute or anyone know Asheboro girls? Know nothing..
  9. 1 point
    Patton boys upset Draughn.
  10. 1 point
    Carson girls cruise 63-46 but not that close...sw Randolph next... Chute...know anything about them?
  11. 1 point
    Maiden boys over Newton Conover 51-37. Newton was held to only 3 points in the 3rd. Came from a friend of mine.
  12. 1 point
    Wasn’t at this game but the boys of East Lincoln over N. Surry 95-49.
  13. 1 point
    North Iredell ladies win by around 30. First string out for fourth quarter. Could have been alot worse.
  14. 1 point
    R. Mapp had as much potential and size but didn't have the energy that Stinson had. As stated above she had 49 against a good freedom team...before the 3 point shot was in effect. The year before N. Meck was around 18 down to Freedom in the 4th and she lead her team to the win and the state championship the next game.
  15. 1 point
    One of the most fundamentally sound and savvy players to come through NC, both boys and girls. Until the knee injuries she was special at UConn.
  16. 1 point
    Shock of the week in men’s action, Hickory over Freedom in the NW4A/3A finals. Brawl broke out postgame, not how a thrilling game like that is supposed to end. Now Hickory beat Freedom with Hickory’s best player from last year suiting up in Freedom red and white. Sometimes it’s easier to win in recruiting than on the floor.
  17. 1 point
    In the 50's and 60's Beauford, NC HS was a dominate figure in HS basketball. Here is an excerpt from the attached article about Beauford HS. http://beaufortartist.blogspot.com/2017/05/early-beaufort-public-schools.html The school is probably best known for its remarkable accomplishments in basketball. Its “Seadogs” achieved a 91-game winning streak and maintained a win-loss record of 368-75 in the 1950s and 1960s. According to experts, this winning record will most likely stand permanently in North Carolina sports history. The Seadogs were the “winningest” boys’ basketball team in the History of North Carolina. The team was the only Class 1-A school in North Carolina to garner three consecutive state championships. The record included a State Class A Consolation Championship in 1953-1954, a State Class A Championship in 1954-1955, and State Class A Championships in 1958-1959, 1959-1960, and 1960-1961 game seasons, resulting in perfect 27-0, 24-0, 25-0 records, respectively. The Seadogs also won State Class AA 3rd Place in 1963-1965, and State Class AA District Runners-Up in 1964-1965. The coach of these outstanding teams was Thomas McQuaid, who has recently been recommended for the North Carolina High School Athletic Association’s Hall of Fame by numerous former students and players. Perhaps the most prominent supporter of Coach McQuaid’s nomination is none other than the renowned University of North Carolina Basketball Coach, Dean Smith. Coach McQuaid’s selection for the Hall of Fame is pending. When approached about the secret of his accomplishment with the Seadogs, Coach McQuaid attributed the team’s success to their years in grammar school (Beaufort Elementary School) and its basketball program for 9-12-year olds, which also had three undefeated seasons. The coach explained that community and parental involvement, support, and interest were also integral to the players’ drive to succeed. Apart from its achievements in athletics, the school can also point to unique academic accomplishments. For example, the Class of 1956 was remarkable because more than a third of its members maintained a 90% average for all four years of high school. The school produced several outstanding athletes in addition to its remarkable basketball players. One of the most noteworthy is George Brooks, Jr., Class of 1934, who became a pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals baseball team. Yet another distinguished athlete was quarterback Butch Hassell, named to the honorable mention list of the 13th annual All-America high school football team—the highest honor ever afforded a county prep football player. He later became an All Atlantic Coast Conference player at Wake Forest University. (He was an All ACC player in basketball 1962-1964). Incidentally his 2 cousins Ray Hassell and Pud Hassell were also starters on the Beauford teams during that time. Ray (1964-1966) and Pud (1964-1965) were All ACC basketball players at UNC. https://www.scacchoops.com/Players.asp?Inactive=1 Historic Seadogs Gather.docx


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