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Eastern Alamance High’s wrestling squad sent seven wrestlers to the NCHSAA 3A Mideast Regional tournament, which was held Tuesday on the campus of Eastern Guilford High School in Gibsonville. The Eagles represented themselves well at the Regionals, with one second place finish, a third place…

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Eastern Alamance’s men’s and women’s track and field squads represented themselves well at the Mid-State Conference track meet on Tuesday at Northern Guilford High School. A total of seven Eagles - five females and two males - won individual conference titles in various events. 

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In the final tuneup leading up to Tuesday’s Mid-State Conference meet, the Eastern Alamance High men’s and women's track and field squads made their way to Northern Guilford last Thursday (June 3) for a quad meet with fellow Mid-State Conference rivals Northern Guilford, Rockingham, and West…

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The Eastern Alamance High women’s tennis team completed its regular season last week, and is now prepping for the upcoming Mid-State Conference Tournament, which will be held Friday at the Burlington Tennis Center. The Eagles, who won the Mid-State Conference title in the fall of 2019 but we…

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 Before CC Sabathia was signing record-breaking contracts, he made a stop in Burlington. Before Manny Ramirez was winning championships with the Boston Red Sox or Jim Thome had started on his path to hitting the eighth most home runs in MLB history, they played in Burlington. And before anyo…

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On Sunday, May 23, at its banquet, the Eastern Alamance High School football team recently honored several members of its spring 2021 squad with its annual series of awards. The various awards have been derived over a period of multiple decades, honoring numerous former contributors to the E…

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On the afternoon of Monday, May 25, three athletic standouts from Eastern Alamance’s senior class of 2021 - football talents Donte McCall and Jackson Stokes, and track star Nia Hester - signed their respective letters of intent with their chosen colleges. In a ceremony inside Tal Jobe Gymnas…

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The Eastern Alamance men’s and women’s track teams opened the 2021 spring outdoor season with a meet at Northeast Guilford High on the afternoon of Thursday, May 13, and then a second meet on Thursday, May 20 at Northern Guilford High. The Eagles joined Northeast Guilford and fellow Mid-Stat…

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Eliza and Emilyn Krans are sisters and were both kickers for the Eastern Alamance football team. They both have soccer backgrounds which ultimately led them to football. However, their motivations for playing, and their experiences while doing so, could not be more different.

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The Mid-State Conference announced its All-Conference members for the sports of women’s soccer, softball, men’s and women’s golf, and men’s tennis earlier this week, and Eastern Alamance was well-represented on the various squads. 

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It was another banner season for Eastern Alamance on the gridiron, even if the Eagles did have to take the field in the spring due to the COVID-19 pandemic. EAHS finished in second place in the Mid-State Conference standings and advanced to the second round of the NCHSAA 3A East Region state…

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The Eastern Alamance women’s soccer team concluded its season on May 5 with a disappointing 5-2 loss to Union Pines in the second round of the NCHSAA 3A East Region state playoffs. But despite the setback, it was another fine spring on the pitch for the Eagles. EAHS finished in second place …

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Eastern Alamance High women’s golf star Emily Mathews won the NCHSAA 3A individual golf state championship on Tuesday at the Beacon Ridge Golf and Country Club in West End. Mathews’ score of 71 made her the only 3A participant to shoot under par, and guided her to a commanding victory over t…

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The Eastern Alamance High School varsity baseball team lost its first game of the season last week to Mid-State Conference rival Rockingham, but the Eagles improved to 3-1 on the year with a victory over the Cougars. 

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Eastern Alamance sophomore Emily Matthews won the NCHSSA 3A Central Regional Championship in Greensboro for the second year in a row on Tuesday. Next week, Matthews will try to follow up this win with yet another, this time at the state tournament on Tuesday, May 12.

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The Lawson sisters - Maddie and Molly - hugged each other in a warm embrace in short left field moments after Eastern Alamance’s softball team suffered a heartbreaking 5-4 loss in the second round of the NCHSAA 3A state playoffs at Southern Alamance Wednesday night. 

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Eastern Alamance began the defense of its 2019 NCHSAA 3A state championship Monday night with a home game against Havelock in the first round of the state playoffs. Although the Eagles lost twice during the regular season to Person and Rockingham, which relegated them to the No. 5 seeding in…

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The Eugene Corrigan-Bradley Faircloth Triad Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame, celebrating its 30th anniversary,  honored 29 Triad area football high school scholar-athletes this year. 

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The Eastern Alamance varsity baseball team parlayed a four-run bottom of the first into a solid 4-1 victory Wednesday evening in its 2021 season opener at home in Mebane against Mid-State Conference rival Person County. The Eagles were unable to add onto their early lead, but good defense an…

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Eastern Alamance’s women’s soccer team parlayed a flurry of early goals into a dominating 10-1 victory Wednesday evening over McMichael on Senior Night at Fred Brady Stadium. The Eagles honored a total of seven twelfth graders - Emily Burns, Hannah Hawks, Emilyn Krans, Megan Banko, Brianna A…

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In many ways, the Eastern Alamance women’s tennis team is starting over this spring. Not just from a year and a half layoff following the suspension of their normal fall season, but also in terms of personnel. 

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Eastern Alamance’s softball team celebrated Senior Night on Monday evening in Mebane, as the Eagles program honored nine of its graduating twelfth graders - Reagan Hartley, Kearsyn Henderson, Ella Lee, Haleigh Palmer, Taryn Shelton, Audrey Byrd, Maddie Lawson, MaKayla VanDusen, and Jayden Br…

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Eastern Alamance’s varsity football team headed into familiar territory Friday night for the second round of the NCHSAA 3A state playoffs, as the Eagles traveled across Alamance County to Elon to face their biggest rival, Western Alamance. It marked the first time that Eastern and Western me…

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Eastern Alamance’s women’s soccer team has gotten off to a stellar start to the 2021 spring season, as a 9-0 shutout victory Wednesday evening over Morehead on the road improved the squad’s overall record to 9-2. Thus far this spring, Eastern’s only two setbacks have been to Mid-State Confer…

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It is not in dispute that The University of North Carolina has one of the top-five traditions in the history of college basketball.  For over 40 years, no man had a more interesting, direct and emotional tie to the legendary program of Dean Edwards Smith than Matt Doherty.

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The Eastern Alamance High men’s tennis team has gotten off to a 3-5 start this spring, with wins over Rockingham and Morehead, along with a forfeit triumph last week over Rockingham when the Cougars couldn’t get a bus to bring them to Mebane. Along the way, the Eagles have shown marked impro…

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In a rare occurrence for the Eastern Alamance High varsity football team, the Eagles hit the road Friday night for the first round of the NCHSAA 3A East Region state playoffs. EAHS traveled to Rocky Mount to take on the Gryphons of the Big East Conference, but the Eagles proved to be unfazed…

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Eastern Alamance’s softball team - the top-ranked team in the state of North Carolina and the No. 9 squad nationally in the MaxPreps.com rankings - took advantage of last week’s Spring Break to dominate two league opponents in McMichael and Morehead. 

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Eastern Alamance’s varsity football team needed two days to knock off McMichael on the road in its regular season finale, as the Eagles initially kicked off against the Phoenix on Friday night, only to have the game delayed to Saturday afternoon due to severe weather. Fortunately for EAHS, a…

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Eastern Alamance’s varsity football team put together a strong first half in Saturday’s rivalry showdown with Western Alamance, which happened to coincide with Homecoming festivities at Fred Brady Stadium. The Eagles, attempting to secure a shot at a second straight undefeated regular season…

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On a rare Tuesday evening game night, Eastern Alamance’s varsity football team hung tough on the road for a 41-21 triumph at Rockingham. The Eagles improved to 4-0 heading into the biggest game of the season - a Saturday afternoon homecoming clash with fellow undefeated Western Alamance with…

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A four-run bottom of the fourth broke things open for Eastern Alamance’s softball team Tuesday night as the Eagles knocked off MId-State Conference rival Rockingham County, 5-2 at home in Mebane. The Eagles got on the scoreboard first with a run in the top of the first, and the four-run four…

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When the 2020-2021 Eastern Alamance boys varsity basketball season ended in February, a 13-year run of having a member of the Mann family suit up for the team ended, too.

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Family and friends in his grandparents’ home. Delicious fried chicken in the kitchen. The North Carolina A&T State University shirt under his jacket.

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Eastern Alamance High’s softball team - the defending NCHSAA 3A state champions - is off to a 3-0 start to the 2021 season following a hard-fought 3-2 victory Friday night at home over arch rival Western Alamance. EAHS swept a trio of Mid-State Conference matchups against Person, Northern Gu…

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Due to a COVID-19 issue within the varsity football team, Eastern Alamance High School was forced to postpone its varsity football game against Rockingham the evening of March 19. Eastern High head coach John Kirby indicated that the Eagles are set to make up their road contest against the C…

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“We get the ball to start the second half. We’re going to go down and score. Then we’re going to stop them, and we’re going to go down and score again. We’re not out of this game. This is our house!”

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On Wednesday, March 10, the North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) Board of Directors concluded a special called meeting for the purpose of finalizing the 2021-2025 Realignment Plan and implementing the 2021-2022 sports calendar. The Board also altered playoff qualification…

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Eastern Alamance’s varsity men’s soccer team celebrated Senior Night in fine fashion on Wednesday, as the Eagles outlasted Mid-State Conference rival McMichael for a 5-2 victory, which concluded EAHS’s overall regular season record with an 8-3-1 finish. The triumph was Eastern’s fourth in si…

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The Eastern Alamance High School lacrosse squad has enjoyed tremendous success in recent years, as former head coach Tony Aguilar built the program from the ground up into a perennial state playoff team. However, with Aguilar’s departure to Eastern Guilford High School, new head coach Conley…

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Eastern Alamance’s varsity football team withstood a fierce challenge Friday night from Mid-State Conference rival Person County, fighting their way to a 21-12 triumph in the 2021 home opener on a bone-chilling early March evening at Mebane’s Fred Brady Stadium. The Eagles improved to 2-0 on…

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On March 5, Mr. Wayne Douglas Thomasson was stopped for a motor vehicle violation on S. NC 87 Highway. During the course of the stop, it was found the defendant had .20 grams of methamphetamine inside the vehicle. 

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A slew of top performers for various Eastern Alamance High fall and winter sports earned All-Conference honors, as announced by the Mid-State Conference. A total of 14 EAHS men’s and women’s athletes were named All-Conference in the sports of volleyball, men’s and women’s cross country, men’…

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The Mebane Enterprise earned a 2020 North Carolina Press Association Award, as announced at the organization’s annual convention on Friday, February 26. Enterprise Editor Adam Powell came in third place in the Sports Columns category for a series of sports columns he wrote throughout the year. 

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Eastern Alamance’s women’s basketball team played its heart out in Saturday night’s NCHSAA 3A East Regional semifinal matchup with Asheboro, and had a legitimate opportunity to move on to the state semifinals. But despite their best efforts, the Mid-State Conference champions came up just a …

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Eastern Alamance’s varsity football team moved up its season opener at Northeast Guilford to Thursday from Friday due to the threat of cold, rainy weather. But as the Eagles finally got going with its new season after a 15-month absence, there was nothing holding them back. The Eagles domina…

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Eastern Alamance’s women’s basketball team hosted Southeast Guilford Thursday night in the second round of the NCHSAA 3A state playoffs inside Tal Jobe Gymnasium. The undefeated Eagles blew out Harnett Central in Tuesday night’s opening round, while Southeast Guilford went on the road and up…