Posted by J. Mike Blake on January 29, 2015
Below is a list of area class of 2015 athletes who have committed to play a sport in college. Some of these will sign this week.
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Unless athletes sign a National Letter of Intent, neither the school or the athlete is obligated to the other. The vast majority of athletes who sign national letters do not receive full scholarships, but instead receive some financial assistance. Some schools, including schools in the Ivy League, do not give athletic scholarships, but do give financial aid to students.
Posted by Tim Stevens on January 26, 2015
The N&O boys’ high school basketball rankings remain steady this week, but the girls’ top 15 has a new No. 1.
Posted by J. Mike Blake on January 26, 2015
The week’s biggest match is No. 5 Athens Drive at No. 2 Cary. A Cary win would create a three-way tie for the second and final automatic playoff spot out of the Southwest Wake Athletic 4A Conference. An Athens Drive win puts the Jaguars in second, No. 9 Panther Creek in third and Cary in fourth.
Posted by J. Mike Blake on January 19, 2015
The 15 teams already in The News & Observer’s greater Triangle wrestling rankings combined to lose just once over the past week.
Posted by Tim Stevens on January 19, 2015
Voyager Academy of Durham makes a big move in The News and Observer high school boys basketball rankings. Voyager, 17-2, climbs to No. 9 after beating Ravenscroft, which was No. 9 last week.
Posted by J. Mike Blake on January 16, 2015
Conor Donovan, a product of Cardinal Gibbons High and N.C. State, was projected to be a Top 5 pick in the Major League Soccer SuperDraft. Instead, expansion franchise Orlando City took him in the second round as the first pick.