Published: Jan 26, 2013 04:00 PM
Modified: Jan 25, 2013 04:44 PM
Don’t kick yourself for missing this
Those WAKA people from the World Adult Kickball Association are making a small change in their spring season, moving the start back a week. The season now is set for March 7.
WAKA-Chapel Hill plan to play Thursday nights at Homestead Park, with games at 6:45 and 7:45 p.m. Registration costs $68 per player through Feb. 15.
In the meantime, WAKA is inviting everyone to some dodgeball ($8 per person) on Wednesday night at the Durham Jewish Community Center and the WAKA social at 7 p.m. Thursday at Fullsteam in Durham.
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.Orange remains at No. 3 in wrestling poll
Cary remains the No. 1 team in the News & Observer’s weekly rankings of area wrestling teams. Orange is No. 3 — the highest ranked 3A team and one of the few on the lst dominated by bigger, 4A schools.
For the full list, see www.newsobserver.com
.CHHS girls’ and boys’ teams both ranked
Chapel Hill is the only 3A school in the top 10 of the News &Observer’s rankings this week for both boys’ and girls’ basketball. The CHHS girls are No. 4 and the boys are No. 9.
Carrboro also appears in the boys’ ranking for the first time this season, debuting at No. 15.
Chapel Hill’s Raleigh rival, Cardinal Gibbons, appears in both polls, but just outside the top 10. The Crusader boys are No. 11, and the girls are No. 12.
for the full list.Tigers easily pin Cardinal Gibbons
Chapel Hill High School’s wrestlers picked up a Carolina-6, dual-meet win with Tuesday’s 72-6 victory over Cardinal Gibbons. Wrestling at East Chapel Hill because Cardinal Gibbons had been unable to schedule their own gym in time, the Crusaders forfeited six matches to Chapel Hill.
Four Tigers won by falls. Arthur Colson pinned his man in 46 seconds and improved to 31-4 overall at 285 pounds. He has yet to lose to a 3A opponent this season.
Zachary Allen (106 pounds) went 5:25 into his match to pin Brooks Bailey. Thomas Davis (113) and Camden Bergey (145) pinned their men in less than 2 minutes.
Chapel Hill’s Joe Carter (152) and Andrew Hotong (182) won by decisions.NCHSAA seeking past state champions
The North Carolina High School Athletic Association is seeking to recognize past state championship teams during the celebration of its 100th anniversary during 2013.
Information is being sought for teams in men’s and women’s swimming and diving, indoor track, both individual and dual team wrestling, and men’s and women’s basketball. The registration form is found on the 100th portal at the NCHSAA web site, www.nchsaa.org
The deadline for registering a team for winter sports is Thursday.