Sports In The Paper

A collection of pieces that I have written for various papers in North Carolina. Most are high school game recaps, but there are some college recaps and an interview I did with Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly. These are just the top stories from various sports that I am most proud of, not my entire collection.

Almost a Blue Devil, Panthers’ Luke Kuechly ready to help team return to Super Bowl 

High School Football

Dominant first half propels Raiders

High School Softball

Orange edges Piedmont for NCHSAA 3A softball title

High School Lacrosse

Cedar Ridge falls to Weddington in NCHSAA boys lacrosse title game

High School Baseball

Fuquay-Varina baseball rallies to eliminate Jordan

High School Basketball

Orange girls fall, boys top Triton basketball but Connor Crabtree injured

Kestrel Heights sweeps Voyager Academy basketball; boys win NCAC, girls rally to win 

Kestrel Heights tops Voyager Academy boys basketball on controversial buzzer-beater

High School Swimming

Carrboro’s boys third, girls second in NCHSAA 1A/2A swimming championships

High School Tennis

NC School of Science and Math goes back-to-back in 2A tennis, downs Brevard

High School Wrestling

Carrboro wrestling falls to Newton-Conover in final bout of NCHSAA 2A championship

Women’s College Basketball

Watts electric in UNC win

Women’s College Field Hockey

UNC reaches final four, No. 1 Duke upset in NCAA field hockey tournament

High School Soccer

Carrboro holds on, advances to East Region boys’ soccer final

College Football

Norfolk State stuns defending MEAC champion N.C. Central



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