Published: Dec 29, 2012 07:00 PM
Modified: Jan 02, 2013 02:38 PM
Jaguars, Tigers doing well in Wells Fargo race
Carrboro is in first place and Chapel Hill in fourth in the most recent standings for the NCHSAAs Wells Fargo Cup competition for the 2012-13 academic year.
Wells Fargo, along with the N.C. High School Athletic Association, announced the first set of standings after the completion of all fall playoffs. The cup annually recognizes the states top athletic programs.
Defending champion Cary Green Hope sits atop the 4A standings; 2012 cup winners Cardinal Gibbons and Carrboro lead the 3A and 2A standings respectively.
Waxhaw Marvin Ridge is in third place in the 3A with 190 points, followed by Chapel Hill (147.5) and Northern Guilford (127.5), the 3-AA football champion.
Carrboro rolled up 252.5 points to open up a substantial lead over Cuthbertson, in second at 187.5. Carrboro had a great fall with playoff points in five sports, including a womens cross country championship and state runner-up finishes in both mens soccer and football. The Jaguars dueled with Cuthbertson in some of those championships, too; Cuthbertson won the mens soccer crown, beating Carrboro, and finished second to Carrboro in the womens cross-country meet.
Carrboros 1A rivals from the Carolina-12 Conference Franklin Academy and N.C. School of Science and Math are in fifth and sixth lace respectively in the 1A standings.
Lake Norman Charter is in first place in the 1A classification standings with 232 points, ahead of perennial power Hendersonville.Parlow honored by USYSA
Former Tar Heel Cindy Parlow-Cone of Chapel Hill has been named the U.S. Youth Soccer Girls Competitive Coach of the Year for the Southeast United States. That makes her one of four automatic nominees for the national coach of the year honors.
A standout player at UNC and for the U.S. Womens National Team, Parlow-Cone is currently director of coaching at Triangle United Soccer Association, a volunteer at North Carolina and a member of the USSF U-14 and U-15 Girls National Teams coaching staffs. As a player, she retired as the fifth all-time scorer for the U.S. Womens National Team with 75 goals.
The national Boys and Girls Competitive Coaches of the Year will be announced at the U.S. Youth Soccer Awards Gala on Jan. 18, held in conjunction with the NSCAA Convention in Indianapolis.Little River runs Jan. 19
Registration is open for the eighth annual Little River Trail Runs. The hugely popular 7K and 10-mile races will be held Jan. 19 at the beautiful Little River Regional Park on the border between Durham and Orange Counties. Both the 7K and 10-mile course are comprised of gently rolling single-track trails with beautiful views of the river and natural areas. Both courses will be well marked with aid stations. For more information, see www.trailheads.org/lrtr/
.Carrboro getting ready for spring baseball
Registration opens Jan. 2 for local citizens interested in the Carrboro Recreation Spring Baseball Program for participants 6-15 years old. Separate leagues will be formed for ages 6-12 and 13-15. The age cut off is as of Aug. 31, 2012. The fee is $58 for Orange County residents, $95 for out of county residents.
Registration will begin Thursdayfor Orange County residents and others, online through an existing registration account or in the office at the Recreation Department, 100 N. Greensboro St. Carrboro. Office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Registration forms must be signed by a parent/guardian and will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, call 919-918-7364.
• Baseball Camp, July 15-19, is for youth ages 9-12. The fee is $90. Sessions run 8-11 a.m.
• Basketball Camp I, July 15-19, is for youth ages 6-8. The fee is $90. Sessions run 8:30-11:30 a.m. For additional information, please contact the Recreation Department at 919-918-7364.
• Basketball Camp II, July 22-26, is for ages 9-11. The fee is $90. Sessions run 8:30-11:30 a.m.
• Field Hockey Camp, June 24-28, is for youth ages 10-13. The fee for each camp is $90. Sessions run 8-11 a.m.
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