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The following modified sports regulations were provided earlier this month by the North Carolina High School Athletic Association. This list provides guidance on some of the specific COVID-19 modifications and changes that the NCHSAA is undertaking as they prepare to welcome high school spor…

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The lights were turned off at Eastern Alamance High’s Fred Brady Stadium Friday night, on what likely would have been EAHS’s season opening victory against Graham for the start of another promising football season. 

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The North Carolina High School Athletic Association announced last week the schedule for high school sports in the state’s public schools for the 2020-21 school year. Although students at Alamance-Burlington Schools and Eastern Alamance High School returned for the fall semester earlier this…

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The Mebane Youth Soccer Association has been one of the top local sporting clubs in the Triad region in recent years, producing numerous high-level teams that have resulted in a pipeline of outstanding talent to Eastern Alamance High School and other local high schools. 

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Nicholas Mathews, of Mebane, N.C. battled it out against Tim Bunten, of Concord, N.C. to claim the 11th North Carolina Amateur Match Play Championship this morning. Mathews had a steady hand on the match all day and ultimately won 2 & 1. 

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The Atlantic Coast Conference recognizes the uncertain and challenging environment all areas of our society are facing during the COVID-19 pandemic. Intercollegiate athletics is just one area that we must address as we work to return to our campuses, bring back students and faculty when poss…

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On July 23, the NCHSAA Board of Directors voted to provide Phase Two guidance to member schools regarding summer conditioning and workout activities.  As always, please consult with your school and LEA administrators relative to local rules and regulations.  NCHSAA Phase Two Guidelines becom…

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For local fans in Mebane and around Alamance County looking for a cure to their no baseball blues this summer, they’ve had to look no farther than Swepsonville Ballpark - a beautiful structure of wood and metal that harkens back to another era. 

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On the afternoon of Wednesday, June 24, Alamance County Superior Court Judge Tom Lambeth issued his ruling in the matter of the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services vs. Ace Speedway. Lambeth issued a preliminary injunction that prohibits Ace Speedway from violating the Orde…

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On Friday, June 19, an Alamance County court heard arguments in the matter of North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services vs. Ace Speedway Racing, Ltd., as the governing body attempted to determine whether the state had overstepped its bounds in hitting Alamance County’s Ace Speed…

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Eastern Alamance star pitcher Kenna Raye Dark may not have been able to lead the Eagles to back-to-back state championships this spring, as she and her EAHS teammates initially intended. But despite the loss of the season due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Dark received one of the top accolades a…

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Alamance Christian School soccer standout Charlotte Ward will be taking her talents to Meredith College in Raleigh, as she recently held a signing ceremony at her school. 

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The Eastern Alamance High School women’s cross country program will receive a $150 cash award from the NCHSAA Scholar Athlete Program for finishing second among North Carolina’s public high schools in weighted team Grade Point Average (GPA). As a team, the Eagles’ team GPA of 3.932 was bette…

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Have you ever wondered what life would be like without sports?    

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The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) is pleased to present two Commissioner's Choice Awards for the 2019-2020 academic year. One is awarded to Sammy Carden from Durham Coca-Cola and the other is awarded to one to J.J. Knox from Eastern Alamance High School. These awar…

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Eastern Alamance would like to announce the hiring of Brad Costa as its new varsity boys basketball coach.  Coach Costa has been with Eastern Alamance for five years serving as a varsity assistant for 3 seasons and the past 2 years as the head JV boys coach.  During his tenure, the varsity t…

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With the cancellation of the spring sports season, and the loss of so many things that are a part of the fabric of American life in the month of April, I’m reminded of an experience I had in the early spring of 2009. In the midst of what was a historic athletic event for the state of North C…

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Former Eastern Alamance High wrestling star Mitch Dean was named an NCAA Division II All-American for his exploits this past season at Belmont Abbey College.  

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Some stunning news came out of Eastern Alamance High School on the afternoon of Thursday, March 27, as Director of Athletics John Kirby released a statement indicating that Eagles head men’s basketball coach Jay McPherson was stepping down after ten seasons at the helm. 

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Prior to the decision by the State of North Carolina to cancel public school classes and extracurricular activities throughout the state, the Mid-State Conference announced its All-Conference selections for the winter sports of men’s and women’s basketball, wrestling, and men’s and women’s s…

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Eastern Alamance’s lacrosse team got off to a 2-1 start in its first three games this season, winning its opener in thrilling fashion, and then splitting a pair of lopsided decisions. 

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The youthful Eastern Alamance men’s tennis squad has gotten off to a solid start to the 2020 season, winning its first two matches over Graham and Northeast Guilford. 

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The Eastern Alamance High baseball team got in the win column for the first time over the weekend, as the Eagles traveled across the county to Swepsonville and defeated Southern Alamance on the road, 6-4. 

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Eastern Alamance’s softball team began the defense of its NCHSAA 3A state championship with a doubleheader this past Thursday evening in Mebane against perennial 4A power Northwest Guilford. The Eagles and Vikings were supposed to play and home-and-home at EAHS and in Greensboro, but rain fo…

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Eastern Alamance’s varsity baseball team opened its season at home this past Wednesday against local rival Orange, but unfortunately came away with a 6-2 setback. The Eagles fell into a hole in the second inning and were unable to come back against the Panthers, who improved to 1-1 with the …

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Eastern Alamance had its hands full Saturday afternoon as it took on Jacksonville in the third round of the NCHSAA 3A state playoffs. The Cardinals made the 160-plus mile trek west from Jacksonville sporting a 22-3 overall record. The champions of the Coastal Conference, the veteran-laden Ja…

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Eastern Alamance’s women’s basketball team advanced to the second round of the NCHSAA 3A state playoffs in impressive fashion Tuesday evening, defeating local rival Orange 58-33 inside Tal Jobe Gymnasium. The issue was never in doubt, as the Eagles parlayed a 15-point halftime lead into a 14…

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Eastern Alamance’s junior varsity basketball squad put together a stellar overall record of 20-1 during the 2019-20 season, including a perfect 14-0 record in Mid-State Conference play to claim the league’s regular season title.

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Eastern Alamance wrestling standout Christopher Watson made his way to this past week’s NCHSAA 3A State Championships, which were held in the Greensboro Coliseum. Although some slight modifications had to be made to the schedule following winter weather in the area on Thursday afternoon, the…

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As it turns out, Eastern Alamance has gotten its rematch with Northern Guilford in the championship game of this week’s Mid-State Conference women’s basketball tournament. 

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On the morning of Tuesday, February 11, Eastern Alamance High School paid tribute to three of its senior student-athletes - star quarterback Austin Bryant, defensive lineman Jordan Moore, and offensive lineman Kendell Ruffin. Bryant accepted a preferred walk-on position at Western Carolina, …

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On the morning of Friday, February 14, Eastern Alamance High School recognized four of its senior baseball players who have signed to take their talents on to the next level. Will Austin and John Hudson will be teammates at Fayetteville Technical Community College in 2021, while Wes Barrow i…

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In addition to the seven male athletes in baseball and football who signed with colleges last week, Eastern High also had two female student-athlete standouts and state champions sign with schools.

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Eastern Alamance senior track and field standout Jaidin Thomas placed in the top five in the 55-meter dash event at the NCHSAA 3A Indoor Track and Field State Championships, which were held in Winston-Salem this past Friday. Thomas was the lone EAHS indoor track and field athlete to make the…

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Eastern Alamance’s wrestling team appeared this past weekend at the NCHSAA 3A Mideast Regionals, which were held on the campus of Cape Fear High School in Fayetteville. A total of 11 Eagles wrestlers competed in the Regionals, with state championship berths at stake. 

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Eastern Alamance hosted arch rival Western Alamance for Senior Night Tuesday evening inside Tal Jobe Gymnasium not only desiring a rivalry win over the Warriors, but needing to beat WAHS to stay in the race for the Mid-State Conference regular season title. EAHS held a 10-2 conference mark w…

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Eastern Alamance’s men’s basketball team has been in numerous close battles this season, so it fit with the program that Tuesday night’s Senior Night encounter with Western Alamance would be a nail-biter. The game was the last regular season home game inside Tal Jobe Gymnasium for three EAHS…

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Eastern Alamance’s men’s basketball team got back in the win column Monday night with a convincing 69-53 victory on the road at Cummings. The game was a makeup of a non-conference matchup that was supposed to be played in early December, but had to be postponed to to Eastern’s NCHSAA 3A stat…

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Eastern Alamance’s women’s basketball team overcame its first loss of the calendar year at home to Northern Guilford January 31 in the best possible way - by dominating its next two opponents. 

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Eastern Alamance has gotten used to playing close games this season, with 11 of the team’s first 20 games this season being decided by seven points or less. So last Tuesday night’s game at Rockingham wasn’t anything unusual for the Eagles. 

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The NCHSAA 3A state championships for swimming and diving were held Saturday at Triangle Athletic Center in Cary. Eastern Alamance High sent a total of five athletes to the state championship event, representing both the Eagles’ women’s and men’s squads. 

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On the afternoon of Thursday, January 23, former Woodlawn Middle School and Eastern Alamance High School standout Zack Littell made his way back to Woodlawn Middle to speak with the sixth grade student body.

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Eastern Alamance High’s wrestling program hosted the annual Mid-State Conference tournament over the weekend inside Tal Jobe Gymnasium. The Eagles finished in sixth place in points out of the eight schools, with 68. 

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On the afternoon of Thursday, January 23, Minnesota Twins pitcher Zack Littell, a native of Mebane, spoke to the sixth grade class at Woodlawn Middle School. It was a unique opportunity for the middle school students to get up close and personal with one of Woodlawn and Eastern Alamance High…