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CHAPEL HILL — This spring, Maddie Homovich was a fish out of water. Swimming is a year-round sport, and Homovich has embraced its grind for a decade. Since age 10, the Woods Charter alum … more
A little over 26 years ago, America became enthralled by the epic tale of a man’s otherworldly physical endurance as he ran the length of the United States several times, totaling 15,248 miles in … more
PITTSBORO — Northwood’s star long snapper will wear the garnet and gold next fall. Jake Mann announced on Twitter early Saturday that he’d committed to Florida State football … more
BEAR CREEK — If North Carolina baseball played within driving distance, Albert Tally was there. And to fully understand Tally, you must realize: his definition of “driving distance” was very … more
The NCHSAA expanded its indoor and outdoor gathering limits to 25 and 50 people, respectively, among other changes announced last week in its latest coronavirus-related update. Indoor and outdoor … more
Former Northwood football star Brendan Harrington made the most of his first career start. Playing at outside linebacker for No. 23 Appalachian State … more
A fall without football means a lot of things to Cameron Sanders, but wasted time isn’t one of them. The Northwood senior still has plenty of goals leading up to his final season, which the … more
This summer, Chatham County academics and athletics intersected just a little bit more than Gary Leonard would have liked. more
Larry Miller was as much a playboy as he was a basketball player at the University of North Carolina, an uber-talented forward who brought Dean Smith’s early Tar Heel teams to national prominence … more
PITTSBORO — Katie Walker said it best: although she was supposed to introduce the guest she brought to last Wednesday’s Pittsboro Rotary Club meeting, he didn’t really need one. When … more
Sports briefs Independent schools will play football in late September The North Carolina Independent Schools Athletic Association is moving forward with football. In an Aug. 25 email, … more
Q&A on racism and police reform with Jayden Davis, a 17-year old Jordan-Matthews High School student-athlete. more
The East Chatham Chargers and the Siler City Jets, two youth football programs, won’t take the field in this year. more
Even with 40,000 made shots under his belt this summer, Northwood’s Tucker Morgan found himself a bit rusty last month. Could you blame him? When Morgan stepped onto a court at the Rock Hill … more
SILER CITY — He roamed those sidelines for 19 seasons, a 6-foot-4 gentle giant whose steady hand and penchant for the counter right run play made his name synonymous with successful Jordan-Matthews … more
Assuming its current plan to start the 2020-21 school year with nine weeks of online learning remains in place, Chatham County Schools won’t hold any workouts in that timeframe, a spokesperson … more
After a spring and summer’s worth of coronavirus-induced cancellations and delays, Chatham County’s five high schools got a comprehensive roadmap for fall sports last Wednesday. That … more
Every morning, Sarah Barbour wakes up at 7:30 a.m. By 8 a.m., she’s running, with the open country and trails of Moncure as her course and contemporary Christian as her music of choice. The … more
BEAR CREEK — Two longtime friends, countless fishing expeditions and a love of small-town life have added up to a young business for Chatham native Chris Callicutt and his friend Brad Terry. … more
SILER CITY — Phil Senter, the vaunted Jordan-Matthews football coach who led the Jets to 14 consecutive playoff appearances in 19 years at the helm, died Tuesday morning. His daughter, Wendy … more
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