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By Jason Gibson’s standards, the bass he caught while fishing this weekend was small: 1.64 pounds, almost eight pounds lighter than the large-mouth he reeled in on Lake Wheeler three months … more
PITTSBORO — Walking, running and biking their way across parks, trails and backroads, 100 local participants made last month’s inaugural Chatham County Challenge a success. The county parks … more
PITTSBORO — This week, high school sports are back. To some degree. The volleyball and cross country teams at Northwood, Jordan-Matthews and Chatham Central are all resuming voluntary preseason … more
Jason Gibson, a 17-year-old fisherman from Chatham County, will compete in the tournament of his life Saturday — and raise money for an important cause while he’s at it. Gibson, who … more
Northwood’s third-place finish led Chatham County’s five high schools in the final NCHSAA 2019-20 Wells Fargo Conference Cup final standings, which were announced Sept. 16 ... more
RAMSEUR — Three weeks ago, an 11th-hour text sent Alec Allred on an impromptu 11-hour drive north. He was relaxing at home that night, mostly resigned to the fact he wouldn’t play a third … more
PITTSBORO — High school volleyball and cross country teams at Northwood, Jordan-Matthews and Chatham Central can resume voluntary preseason “skill session” workouts on Oct, 7, the … more
PITTSBORO — He got his first scholarship offer as an 8th grader at Pollard Middle School. He earned three more from Power Five schools in the spring, months after a strong freshman year at … more
The Chatham County Board of Education will decide when and if member high schools can resume preseason workouts this fall at a special meeting next Tuesday, the board decided this week. At a … more
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
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