Posted by Tim Stevens on September 22, 2014
Player of the week: Will McClain of Green Hope returned an interception 40 yards for a touchdown and returned a fumble 74 yards for another score after stripping the ball carrier during a 35-33 win against Athens Drive.
Game of the week: Fuquay-Varina 34, Enloe 29. Fuquay-Varina scored the winning points with 1 minute, 42 seconds left, on a 61-yard touchdown pass from Brycen Braswell to Eric Sugarman.
Defender of the week: Yorick Sands of Middle Creek intercepted three passes in a 56-28 win against Wakefield.
Posted on September 23, 2014
Ben Millward, this week's high school football scholar-athlete, said reading "Sometimes A Great Notion" helped the Sanderson senior look at relationships in a completely different way.
Posted on September 22, 2014
The football showdown between Garner and East Wake features two of the league's top backs, the Trojans' Nyheim Hines and East Wake's Damontay Rhem.
Posted by J. Mike Blake on September 21, 2014
The schools who are not in The News & Observer’s Raleigh Metro-area rankings this week might catch your eye. This is a first in the history of The N&O soccer rankings: no Jordan, Green Hope or Sanderson.
Posted by J. Mike Blake and D. Clay Best on September 16, 2014
Each week, The News & Observer high school sports writers D. Clay Best and J. Mike Blake will be sharing their AP NC high school football ballots online with a few thoughts on each.