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Football to stay at ECU
The N.C. High School Athletic Association will continue the second year of its two-year experiment of playing two of its Eastern football championships at East Carolina.
- Raleigh News & Observer

Jags lose Godette to job at Rutgers
Cary Godette, who was named head football coach at Athens Drive High on Feb. 11, has accepted an assistant coach's position at Rutgers University.
- Raleigh News & Observer

Boys Basketball

Blake sparks Pisgah Black Bears on offense, defense
Looking at the undefeated Pisgah Black Bears' stat sheet, one would think their success revolves around the trio of senior swingman Elliott McDowell, junior center Jake Robinson and junior forward Jonathan Whitson.
- Asheville Citizen-Times

North Mecklenburg surprised to be in state finals
Expecting your team to be good is one thing, said North Mecklenburg boys' basketball coach Duane Lewis. But not in his most optimistic moments did Lewis figure his Vikings would do what they've done this season.
- Charlotte Observer

Girls Basketball

Cougars' Burgin a force to reckon with
Needless to say, at 6 feet, 5 inches, stopping Asheville High center Danielle Burgin is a tall order.
- Asheville Citizen-Times

McCants a finalist for Naismith award
The Atlanta Tip-off Club announced Tuesday that Asheville High basketball star Rashanda McCants has been named one of 10 national finalists for the Naismith Female High School Player of the Year trophy.
- Asheville Citizen-Times

Under the Rader: Thomasville's girls trying to meet lofty expectations
When Eric Rader took over as Thomasville's girls basketball coach in 1999, his daunting task was to try to turn around the fortunes of a team that was a combined 43-77 the previous five seasons.
- Wilmington Star- News

Videotape keeps High Point Central motivated for rematch with Asheville
The High Point Central girls basketball team sat around the TV in the locker room Monday, watching last year's 3-A West Regional final.
- Raleigh News & Observer

What, Me Worry?: Tiny Weldon, Thomasville's foe, has 'nothing to lose' theory
Grady Williams said he would rather be considered a football coach.
- Winston-Salem Journal

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