Southern hasn’t skipped a beat under coach Darius Robinson.
Last season, the Spartans went 13-2, undefeated in conference games, and all the way to a NCHSAA 3A championship title. Robinson, who is also the athletic director, replaced Adrian Jones as head coach after Jones left to take an assistant’s position at N.C. Central.
This season, the Spartans are ranked No. 1 in the state by the Associated Press, still unbeaten at 11-0, and winners of 24 straight games after earning their second straight Big Eight 3A Conference title with a victory Friday night at Orange High School.
Robinson spoke recently about the success of the football program and the entire Southern community.
By us being a magnet school, that even pulls other students from all over. Now we are bringing in students that are a little bit more disciplined academically, so it’s even going to get better.