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Robinson goes for 22 as Southern Durham sinks Northwood, 52-48  HighSchoolOT

Southern Durham survived a late comeback attempt from Northwood to take home a road win in its conference opener.

Harvey's four 3-pointers lead Southern Durham over Northwood, 70-58  HighSchoolOT

Javis Harvey showed off his three-point and free-throw shooting skills as the Southern Durham Spartans earned a conference win over the Northwood Chargers ...

Durham high school student's racist video sparks controversy

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) - Leaders with Durham Public Schools are reacting Wednesday after a video of a racist rant posted by a student athlete has gone viral.

Durham high school students helping the hungry  WTVD-TV

Students from the North Carolina School of Science and Math Colours Choir worked hard in the kitchen at the Urban Ministries of Durham Wednesday night.

It’s time to do something about health care in NC  The News & Observer

In the recent midterm elections in North Carolina, many incumbent Republicans got religion around health care.

DPAC launches new Performing Arts Ambassadors program for Durham high school students

The program will expose students to the diversity of what is offered at DPAC and give them a behind-the-scenes look at the industry.

Students, Durham school leaders meet regarding offensive video

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) - Eight student leaders and Durham school district officials met at Jordan High School Thursday. The meeting was prompted by a video ...

Seniors at this Durham high school have $20M in college scholarships. How they did it.  The News & Observer

Hillside High School reports its seniors have amassed more than $20 million in scholarship offers this year, which is more than half of the amount reported by the ...

Durham band director apologizes for 'No Dumb Dancers' flyer  WTVD-TV

A Durham school leader is apologizing after a flyer was posted for the band program stating in bold letters that "No Dumb Dancers" would be accepted.

School investigating after video surfaces of Jordan High student-athlete making racist, sexist remarks  HighSchoolOT

Durham Public Schools and Jordan High School are investigating after a video showed up on social media showing a student-athlete making racist and sexist ...

Late rally pushes Person past South Granville, 50-46  HighSchoolOT

The Person Rockets snapped a two game losing streak on Tuesday night with a 50-46 win over the South Granville Vikings.

Ex-boyfriend accused in murder of Durham high school student in 2015 pleads guilty  WTVD-TV

A Durham man accused of killing his girlfriend three years ago, when they were both 17, pleaded guilty in her death on Thursday.

Danny Glover and other Hollywood stars honored and inspired by Durham's Hillside High Drama Department  WTVD-TV

Danny Glover, the actor famous for his movie roles in the "Lethal Weapon" franchise and as "Mister" in "The Color Purple," was honored by the Hillside Drama ...

Investigation underway after video of sex in Durham high school  WTVD-TV

Durham Public Schools officials said the incident happened February 20 at the Southern School of Energy and Sustainability in the fitness center, where two ...

At a Durham high school, Morrisville police arrest second teen in October robbery  The News & Observer

A 16-year-old arrested Thursday at Riverside High School in Durham, NC, high school is the second person charged in the armed robbery Oct. 27, 2017, of a ...

Battle of one-loss teams in Clayton is the marquee match up in Week Eight of high school football  News & Observer

Clayton and South Johnston high school football teams play each other on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. This is one of the few area games not canceled due to Tropical ...

Helton hires Chestnut, Hardesty as assistant coaches | WKU Sports  Bowling Green Daily News

Tyson Helton has added two more assistant coaches to his Western Kentucky staff.

Calendar of Events: Friday, Sept. 28-Thursday, Oct. 4  The Herald-Sun

For an extended list of events, please visit our website at If you would like to submit an event to our calendar, please email Cindy Henry, Calendar ...

Officials: Durham high school student has tuberculosis  WTVD-TV

The Durham County Department of Public Health has confirmed a student from Northern High School has tuberculosis.

Durham charter school loses appeal; high school must close

Kestrel Heights charter school's appeal to stay open has failed.

NC charter board recommends Durham high school close after diploma problems

Raleigh, N.C. — The state Charter Schools Advisory Board recommended Wednesday that Kestrel Heights School in Durham close its high school, effective July ...

Durham teacher uses 'Hamilton' to teach history

A local teacher is using the musical hit "Hamilton" to teach students history.

'Some people' exposed to TB at Apex Friendship High School

A letter sent home to parents last week said that "some people" at Apex Friendship High School may recently have been exposed to an individual with ...

Panthers cheerleader doubles as Durham teacher  WTVD-TV

Abigail Jenkins is a 24-year old teacher at Northern Durham High School.

Civil rights leader joined the movement as a teenager  The Herald-Sun

Jim Crow South led to civil rights activism in NAACP, CORE and then a career in law for Walter Riley, who grew up in Durham.

Durham high school student deported to El Salvador  News & Observer

A Durham high school student from El Salvador was seeking asylum after her father was murdered and she received death threats. On Friday, U.S. Immigration ...

Top teams featured on week 4 of HSOT Live; Game of the Week heads to Fayetteville  HighSchoolOT

Week four of the high school football season features a number of big contests on HighSchoolOT Live on Friday night.

Former Durham teacher charged with indecent liberties with student

A former teacher has been arrested for having sexual contact with a student at a Durham high school.

Malcolm X Day in Durham? Why there won’t be a proclamation  Durham Herald Sun

There won't be a Malcolm X Day proclamation in Durham, although it was on the agenda Monday for the City Council's next meeting. Malcolm X was a black ...

It’s unanimous. The Confederate flag is now banned in Durham Public Schools.  Durham Herald Sun

By a show of hands, on a 7-0 vote, the Durham school board on Thursday night approved revisions to the Durham Public Schools' student dress code to ban the ...

State board votes to close Durham charter high school after diploma errors

The State Board of Education voted unanimously Thursday to close Kestrel Heights' high school in Durham but will allow the charter school to continue serving ...

Southern Durham has a learning curve with boys lacrosse  News & Observer

Southern Durham's Xavier Proctor knew he was a marked man when the school considered starting a lacrosse program. Proctor, who teaches civics at the ...

More than 250 potentially exposed to TB at Apex Friendship High School  WTVD-TV

Tuberculosis testing is underway at Apex Friendship High School after the Wake County Human Services Department notified officials that some people at the ...

Chapel Hill rallies past Northern Durham, 52-51  HighSchoolOT

Chapel Hill used a big fourth quarter rally to get past Northern Durham, 52-51, Friday night in the Bull City to remain unbeaten in the Big Eight Conference.

Ex-Durham teacher pleads guilty to student sex charges

A former Durham high school teacher pleaded guilty Friday to sex charges involving a student.

She’s serving a life sentence for killing her husband. But she goes out to lunch?  The News & Observer

Barbara Stager, convicted of murdering her husband in 1989, was sentenced to life in prison, but has privileges to leave the North Carolina Correctional ...

'By any means necessary': 55 years ago it was Malcolm X vs. McKissick in Durham  The Herald-Sun

It was April 1963, and Malcolm X, the black nationalist leader, was coming to Durham. He brought controversy with him, too. He came to debate CORE leader ...

'Go for it:' Godwin native becomes first woman to officiate NC high school football state championship  HighSchoolOT

With each blow of the whistle in the 2AA High School Football State Championship, Godwin native Christina Snead-Thurman made history.

Durham High School students head to national math competition to solve climate problems  WTVD-TV

The students have 14 hours to come up with a real solution to a real world problem using mathematical modeling.

Ex-boyfriend charged in murder of Durham high school student  WTVD-TV

Fellow student arrested in the death of 17-year-old Tierra Hall.

Other states, NC National Guard team up to save lives

MORRISVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) - More than a dozen states sent helicopter search and rescue teams to assist the North Carolina Army National Guard in ...

Durham high school coach suspended after charges  WTVD-TV

A Durham coach has been suspended after getting arrested on embezzlement charges. Sylvia Latson is charged with identity theft and embezzlement.

13 UNC football players to miss games for selling shoes  The Herald-Sun

The North Carolina Tar Heels announced they are suspending 13 football players for their roles in selling sneakers. One player is Chazz Surratt. The NCAA ...

Durham to consider landmark designation for the historic Whitted School  News & Observer

The Durham City Council will conduct a public hearing Tuesday before considering the adoption of an ordinance to designate the J.A. Whitted School as a local ...

Standout DT from central NC commits to Wolfpack  HighSchoolOT

North Carolina State landed another in-state commitment Monday from a standout defensive tackle.

Durham saved this NCCU football player  Durham Herald Sun

Brown escaped violence in his hometown of Jacksonville, Florida, found a safe place in Durham.

Panthers owner expresses interest in hosting high school football championships  HighSchoolOT

David Tepper was introduced as the new owner of the Carolina Panthers on Tuesday and he mentioned his interest in high school football during his press ...

Second quarter lifts South Granville past Person in week one  HighSchoolOT

South Granville used a big second quarter to cruise past Person 33-7 in its season opener. The Vikings rushed for three touchdowns in the first half to put the ...

Former UNC Basketball Star David Noel Named Head Coach at Southern Durham High School

Posted by Avery Trendel | Aug 31, 2017 | Basketball, High School | 0 · Former UNC Basketball Star David Noel Named Head Coach at Southern Durham High ...

Durham teacher urges educators to challenge gender norms in class  News & Observer

Holly Jordan, an English teacher at Hillside High School in Durham, told attendees at a panel on how to support transgender students that schools should not be ...

Jordan, School of the Arts win at Durham County track meet  HighSchoolOT

The Jordan boys' track team and Durham School of the Arts girls' track team each dominated their fields Saturday.

Durham to honor favorite son Rodney Rogers with own day tied to start of NBA season  The Herald-Sun

The Durham City Council will proclaim Tuesday, Oct. 17 “Rodney Rogers Day in Durham” at its 7 p.m. meeting on Monday, Oct. 16. The proclamation honors ...

Middle Creek stuns Heritage, 28-24  HighSchoolOT

Middle Creek turned heads Friday evening with an unexpected 28-24 victory over Heritage.

'The Staircase': NC's other famous murder cases  The Charlotte Observer

Netflix's “The Staircase,” about the Michael Peterson murder case in Durham, has sparked interest in more North Carolina true crimes. Some of NC's famous ...

Photos: Savion Jackson commits to NC State  HighSchoolOT

NC State picked up another big in-state recruit on Wednesday when Savion Jackson committed to the Wolfpack.

Unbeaten Green Hope, St. David's top two teams in final girls' tennis poll  HighSchoolOT

Two teams that made it through the entire season unbeaten, Green Hope and St. David's, hold the top two spots in the final girls' tennis poll of the season.

Garner to return to renovated Trojan Stadium  HighSchoolOT

Garner High School's Trojan Stadium got a facelift as the school underwent a two-year renovation, but the football team will return to the stadium on Aug. 17.

Southeast Raleigh boys lacrosse gets first win in 10 years, downs Southern Durham  News & Observer

The Southeast Raleigh Bulldogs visited the Southern Durham Spartans in a nonconference boys lacrosse game on April 7, 2017.

Back-to-back 4AA state champion Wake Forest Cougars on hunt for next starting quarterback  HighSchoolOT

As the season draws closer, the two-time defending champion Wake Forest Cougars are tasked with replacing a key senior leader at quarterback.

No. 1 basketball recruit Bagley has college visits set, but still seems ‘pretty open’  Lexington Herald Leader

Marvin Bagley is the No. 1 basketball prospect in the class of 2018, and Kentucky is one of six schools remaining on his college list.

Marvin Bagley III zigzagged his way to Duke and the NBA. Can his brother make it, too?  Lexington Herald-Leader

Basketball player Marcus Bagley hoped to increase his skills with the AAU team Nike Phamily. That's what older brother Marvin Bagley III did and was drafted ...

UNC Basketball: David Noel named head coach at Southern Durham High School  FanSided

Per report from ABC 11's Mark Alexander, former Tar Heel David Noel has been named the next basketball coach at Southern Durham High School.

Riverside High grad Wendy Fernandez says deportation to El Salvador is imminent  Durham Herald Sun

Alerta Migratoria NC, an activist group that has been associated with a Durham's Wendy Miranda Fernandez, a Durham high school graduate who has been ...

4-star DT Joshua Harris sets commitment date  HighSchoolOT

Person High School defensive tackle Joshua Harris will make his college commitment next month.

His goal is to give NC athletes the credit they deserve  News & Observer

The NC Sports Hall of Fame was on few people's radar until Don Fish got bored in retirement and decided to make it his job to get the Hall the attention it ...

QB Brown shines as Middle Creek routs Apex, 44-0  HighSchoolOT

The Middle Creek Mustangs took another step toward a possible conference championship on Friday night as they blasted the Apex Cougars, 44-0.

Student's father: Ex-Durham teacher a 'practiced predator'

A former Durham high school teacher could face more charges involving an inappropriate relationship with a student, a prosecutor said Friday.

Southeast Raleigh girls win defensive battle over Laney to earn title bid  HighSchoolOT

The Southeast Raleigh girls extended their perfect season Saturday evening at Fayetteville's Capel Arena to earn a bid for the state title after taking down E.A. ...

No. 1 Wake Forest beats Rolesville 24-7, continues historic winning streak  HighSchoolOT

Wake Forest picked up its 38th straight overall win and 29th straight conference win with a 24-7 victory over Rolesville.

Football: Heritage vs. Jordan (Sep. 12, 2018)  HighSchoolOT

Jalen Campbell (5) of Heritage. Heritage High School took on Jordan on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 in head of the upcoming Hurricane due to hit the ...

Comets travel to Person High School for clash of the rivals

One of the more highly anticipated games of Halifax County High School's football season looms ahead Friday night, with the Comets traveling to Roxboro, ...

Cora Cole-McFadden Has Been a Durham Political Institution. That Could End This Week.  The Independent Weekly

Each race on the November 7 ballot for Durham's municipal elections is competitive. Durhamites are engaged—early voting for the October 10 primary brought ...

Dewayne Washington steps down as football coach at Heritage  HighSchoolOT

Dewayne Washington was 28-12 in three seasons as the head football coach at Heritage.

South View WR flips from UNC to Penn State  HighSchoolOT

UNC's football team lost one of its in-state commitments from the Class of 2019 late Saturday night.

UNC’s first NBA player  Tar Heel Blog

Before Michael Jordan or anyone else, Bones McKinney was the first former Tar Heel to play in the NBA.

Voyager baseball takes control of NCAC race  News & Observer

Voyager baseball coach Pete Shankle thinks the NCAC race has come down to two teams – Voyager and Roxboro Community School.

Pair of Jordan seniors pick up football scholarship offers  HighSchoolOT

Jordan wide receiver Kevin Peterson and defensive end Ta'Shaun Taylor have received their first football scholarship offers, a source told ...

Durham Pool Closing Leaves Swimmers Looking for Alternative Facilities Months Before the Season Starts  The Independent Weekly

UPDATE: Durham Parks and Recreation Department reached out to the INDY saying it is working with all of the displaced teams to find practice space and will ...

Don Schlitz, wrote ‘The Gambler’  Durham Herald Sun

When Don Schlitz was a young man, a 1970 graduate of Durham High School studying at Duke University and working in the computer center there, his boss ...

Three Durham High students charged in beating handicapped teen

DURHAM, N.C. -- Three Durham high school students were arrested at school Tuesday for allegedly beating up a special-needs classmate, according to WTVD.

Fuquay-Varina wins first girls soccer state championship  HighSchoolOT

Fuquay-Varina absorbed Myers Park's pressure most of the day, particularly in the first half, before an attempted clearance clanged off Kaitlyn Laux and into the ...

Mary Frances Dunn Upchurch  News & Observer

Mary Frances Dunn Upchurch, "Frankie", daughter of Raymond Broughton and Myrtle Booth Dunn passed away on January 19th 2017. She was 74 years old.

Fuquay-Varina beats Ardrey Kell, forces game three  HighSchoolOT

Fuquay-Varina needed to win game 2 of its series against Ardrey Kell in order to keep its championship aspirations alive.

Alexander Central blanks Cleveland, 2-0  HighSchoolOT

Game one of the NC High School Athletic Association 3A state championship series saw the Cougars take down the Rams by a 2-0 score.

High school lacrosse still growing, as conferences released by the state show  The News & Observer

A number of schools are adding boys or girls lacrosse as the sport grows in popularity across North Carolina.

Jordan hires Anthony Barbour as football coach  News & Observer

Jordan High hopes Anthony Barbour's history of helping build football programs will continue with the Falcons. The school announced Barbour as its next ...

Clayton DE Savion Jackson receives Under Armour All-American jersey  HighSchoolOT

Clayton defensive end and NC State commit Savion Jackson received his Under Armour All-American jersey in front of his coaches, teammates, and classmates ...

Southern Durham to forfeit 2015 football wins, state title appearance  HighSchoolOT

The Southern Durham High School football team will forfeit numerous wins during the 2015 season, including the Big Eight conference title and their ...

Earl Smith, David Merritt included in first Millbrook Hall of Fame class  HighSchoolOT

Millbrook High School will induct its first sports Hall of Fame class next week.

Cardinal Gibbons tops Ashley 19-7 to advance to state championship  HighSchoolOT

The girls lacrosse semifinal at Cardinal Gibbons on Tuesday saw the host Crusaders roll to a 19-7 victory over the Ashley Screaming Eagles.

Former UNC basketball player David Noel had a lot to say about Duke's loss to Kansas  The Herald-Sun

David Noel, a former UNC basketball and NBA player, teased the Duke Blue Devils in an Instagram video post after the Tar Heels' ACC rival missed the Final ...

Softball: Louisburg vs. Alleghany (June 1, 2018)  HighSchoolOT

Alleghany took out Louisburg in the first game of the 1A softball state championship series in Raleigh on Friday night.

Girl punches student making school threats in the face, gets suspended  WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

CAIRO, N.Y. -- A student in New York was suspended after she punched a classmate who told her he had bullets and intended to harm other students, according ...

Unique Durham house helps new teachers succeed

Teaching is tough and the hardest part of doing anything tough is getting started. A new project called the Duke TeachHouse aims to support teachers who are ...

In-state RB Shemar Thompson commits to ECU  247Sports

East Carolina's 2019 recruiting class continues to rack up the commitments. The Pirates got their latest pledge from long-time running back target Shemar ...

In a Georgia Jail with Wildin Acosta  The Independent Weekly

It was one of those rooms you see in the movies: dully lit, white concrete walls, a phone hanging next to a window. I expected to see Wildin David Guillen Acosta ...

This coach loves his alma mater. Here’s why he wants its football team to lose this weekend.  News & Observer

Adrian Jones doesn't know what it feels like to walk out of the visitors' locker room with his team at N.C. Central. He's used to standing on the sideline at ...

Terry Sanford shuts out New Hanover, 3-0  HighSchoolOT

Terry Sanford ended New Hanover's perfect season with a 3-0 win in game two of a best-of-three series.

Cary upsets Leesville Road 1-0 in opening round  HighSchoolOT

Cary, the 18-seed in the 4A state soccer playoffs Eastern region knocked off 15-seed Leesville Road on the road by a score of 1-0.

Hillside High hits record graduation rate

In 2009, the school graduated just 52 percent of those who enrolled as freshmen. This past spring, the class of 2013 saw almost 84 percent graduate.

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