Durham Sports News

Local high school, college, and pro sports news in Durham, NC

  • 16 hrs ago | via HeraldSun.com 

    HSSPTS 3-3 BKH Fay. Jack Britt boys at East Chapel H...

    "We knew we were in for a war tonight," East Chapel Hill coach Ray Hartsfield said. "We are a really young team and can have up to four sophomores on the court at the same time.

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  • Yesterday | via HeraldSun.com 

    'That Championship Season of 1965' recalled

    Sunday was a day of many celebrations - it was a reunion among friends and former teammates and rivals, as well as the kickoff event for a week set to commemorate the 50th anniversary of "That Championship Season of 1965." In 1965, schools were still segregated.

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  • Saturday | via Kinston Free Press 

    Kinston basketball advances

    The Kinston boys' basketball team soundly defeated the visiting North Carolina School of Science and Math, 90-49, Saturday at Viking Gym in the first round of NCHSAA 2A playoffs. Brandon Ingram led Kinston with 25 points and nine rebounds, while senior Mykel Hart added 15. The Vikings played without their third senior, Darnell Dunn, who is recovering from an injury.

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  • Friday Feb 27 | via HeraldSun.com 

    Celebration for 1965 championship teams set

    The year 1965 was a very good year for high school basketball in Durham. Just ask anybody who played at Hillside, Merrick-Moore or Little River high schools then.

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  • Thursday Feb 26 | via HeraldSun.com 

    Celebration for 1965 championship teams set for Sunday

    The year 1965 was a very good year for high school basketball in Durham. Just ask anybody who played at Hillside, Merrick-Moore or Little River high schools then.

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  • Tuesday Feb 24 | via HeraldSun.com 

    Lyon knows how to rebound for Hillside

    Hillside senior guard Justine Lyon recently entered rarified territory for the Hornets as she became only the third member of the 1,000-point and 1,000-rebound club coached by Ovester Grays. Lyon, who is slated to attend Davidson next season, achieved the rebounding portion of her remarkable double feat on Feb. 10 against East Chapel Hill.

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  • Monday Feb 23 | via HeraldSun.com 

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    Special to The Herald-Sun/Dan E. Way James Taylor of Southern leaps into the arms of his father, Spartans coach James Taylor Sr., after winning the 195-pound state 3A title Saturday. Special to The Herald-Sun/Dan E. Way Riverside 285-pounder Gary Whitaker, in foreground, breaks loose from Christopher Davis of Glenn to win a state championship title in 4A action Saturday.

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  • Saturday Feb 21 | via The Gaston Gazette 

    Hunter Huss brings home school's first wrestling sta...

    But after watching junior Charles McCombs take a state title at 126 pounds and Tristin Hendren finish as the runner-up at 170, Kennedy could barely talk as he realized his team had won the first NCHSAA state 2A wrestling championship in school history Saturday night at the Greensboro Coliseum. "It's unbelievable," Kennedy said as he sat mat-side after his team's last match.

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  • Saturday Feb 21 | via HeraldSun.com 

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    Orange 285-pounder Byron Stephenson pops on top for a go-ahead reversal and eventual 6-4 semifinal win over Jordan Wilson of East Gaston Saturday as Orange coach Bobby Shriner signals the points in the background. Reigning state champion Jaquon Sowell of Riverside hoists semifinal opponent Travian Cooke of Holly Springs into the air in their 170-pound semifinal bout at the state wrestling championships Saturday.

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Durham High Schools

C E Jordan High (6806 Garrett Road)
Healthy Start Academy (807 West Chapel Hill Street)
Hillside High (3727 Fayetteville Street)
J D Clement Early College High School (712 Cecil Street)
Josephine Dobbs Clement Early College High School (1801 Fayetteville StreetRobinson Science Building - NCCU)