High School Sports Guidelines Update

Current High School Sports Calendar Volleyball, cross-country:  Nov. 4 – Jan. 8. Swimming:  Nov. 23 – Jan. 30. Basketball: Dec. 7 – Feb. 19. Boys soccer and lacrosse:  Jan. 11 – March 12. Football:  Feb. 8 – April 9. Golf, boys tennis, girls soccer, softball:  March 1 – April 30. Baseball, girls tennis, track and field, wrestling: April 12 – June ...(more)

Amended 2020-2021 NCHSAA Sport Calendar

The NCHSAA Board approved an amended calendar for the 2020-2021 school year in a special called meeting for this purpose on Tuesday, August 11 via Zoom. This calendar represents the hard work of the NCHSAA Staff, Board of Directors and various committees such as the City/County Athletic Directors, Sports Medicine Advisory Committee and the Sports Ad Hoc Committee. There is still much work to be ...(more)

Mars Hill University and South Atlantic Conference Announce Delayed Fall Athletics Season

Mars Hill University and the other institutions of the South Atlantic Conference (SAC) announced today a delay in the start of fall sports, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The SAC Presidents Council decided to delay all scheduled competition for the 2020 fall sports season until September 26. This affects the following Mars Hill sports: men’s and women’s cross country, football, ...(more)

Finalists Announced for 2020 WNC Sports Awards

125 athletes and teams have been chosen as finalists for the 2020 WNC Sports Awards presented by Ingles. The finalists in 24 categories are normally recognized and honored at the WNC Sports Awards Banquet at Omni Grove Park Inn. After the banquet was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Mountain Amateur Athletic Club – which has conducted the event since 1959 – chose to ...(more)

2020 Co-Basketball State Champions

Due to the cancellation of the state basketball championship games during the 2019-2020 season, the N.C. High School Athletic Association announced, during its board of directors meeting April 29, that it will name co-champions for qualifying teams. NCHSAA has conferred  the honor upon all Regional Champions following the decision to cancel the State Championships in 2020 due to ...(more)