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    High School Football: A Preview of Week 11

    This week’s prep football schedule includes Northwood at Chapel Hill -- playing on Thursday night -- and riday games of Orange at Cardinal Gibbons in a pair of crucial Big Eight matchups plus Cedar Ridge at Northern Vance, Carrboro at Graham and East Chapel Hill at Hillside.


    East Chapel Hill forfeits remaining football games

    Citing a lack of healthy players, winless East Chapel Hill High School has opted to forfeit its last two football games.


    Vikings upset Jaguars to earn spot in 2A volleyball final

    South Granville will return to the N.C. High School Athletics Association volleyball championship finals this weekend for the second time in three years after upsetting Carrboro 3-1 Tuesday night.


    The YMCA is growing in place

    Renovations underway will deliver a “bright, new lobby space as well as an expanded wellness area with more equipment for members” at the Chapel Hill-Carrboro YMCA.


    Briefly ...

    UNC freshman Ben Griffin, an alum of East Chapel Hill High School, birdied seven of the first 10 holes Sunday on his way to his second win of the fall golf season and led Carolina to its second straight team title in the annual Bridgestone Golf Collegiate.


    Jaguars reach volleyball’s state semifinals

    East Chapel Hill and Cedar Ridge bow out, but Carrboro volleyball continues its streak of 3-0 wins with last weekend’s 25-11, 25-18, 25-15 victory over visiting South Columbus in the NCHSAA 2A tournament.


    Carrboro harriers win Mideast 2A Regional

    Carrboro senior runner Maysa Araba set a course record (18:46) last Saturday at Carolina Horse Farm in Raeford and won the NCHSAA 2A Mideast Regional cross-country meet, pacing the Jaguars to first-place team finish. Chapel Hill and East Chapel Hill also qualified both their boys’ and girls...


    Netters make it to finals

    Caroline Pope and Brooke Pritchard of East Chapel Hill fell in straight sets Saturday in the state tennis finals to the Panther Creek doubles team of Sammi Smith and Jordan Strickland, who won their third N.C. High School Athletic Association 4A women’s doubles title.


    Denny wins points championship at Orange Speedway

    Local favorite Chris Denny clinched the Orange County Speedway’s Late Model Stock Car season championship in spectacular fashion Saturday night, winning the 2014 season’s final LMSC race.


    Football Roundup: Chapel Hill shuts out Cardinal Gibbons

    Chapel Hill High won the field position battle and ultimately the game Friday night in a 14-0 victory over Cardinal Gibbons in a tough Big Eight 3A Conference game.

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