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Observer Sweet 16 countdown: How talented Hibriten became state power, embraced town  The Charlotte Observer

With 17 starters back and 38 lettermen, Lenoir Hibriten has high hopes for the 2018 N.C. high school football season, mainly winning a N.C. High School Athletic ...



Past and present HBCU football stars honored at hall of fame induction  The Undefeated

The Black College Hall of Fame welcomed the Class of 2019, six players and one legendary coach at a ceremony held at the College Football Hall of Fame in ...



Hibriten High School celebrates first football state title  WSOC Charlotte

Hibriten High School is celebrating its first-ever state football title Monday in Lenoir.



High school student killed when log crashes through windshield  WSOC Charlotte

A high school student died Tuesday morning when a log crashed through the windshield of a pickup truck in Caldwell County.



Coffey Foundation presents $272,000 worth of scholarships to local students  Hickory Daily Record

LENOIR — The Coffey Foundation held its annual scholarship awards dinner May 29 at Cedar Rock Country Club in Lenoir. Eleven seniors from Caldwell ...



High School graduation will be held on Saturday  Caldwell Journal

LENOIR, NC (January 15, 2019) — At the January 14th School Board meeting, the Board of Education voted unanimously to change the high school graduation ...



Students come together to honor classmate killed in log truck accident  WCNC

Students at a local high school will gather Tuesday to remember one of their classmates who died in an accident one week ago.



Why Hibriten believes it can bounce back from last season’s disappointing playoff loss  Charlotte Observer

After winning its first 14 games last season, Hibriten suffered a stunning defeat to South Point in the Western Regional title game.



Caldwell County Schools helping coastal schools recover from Florence  Caldwell Journal

LENOIR, NC (October 4, 2018) — Even though Caldwell County was spared from the ill effects of Hurricane Florence, coastal schools and communities are still ...



High school honors student killed in logging truck wreck  WSOC Charlotte

On Friday, Hibriten High School honored the memory of Wesley Oliver, 15, who was killed in a crash involving a logging truck while on his way to school ...



Caldwell County students receive scholarships  Hickory Daily Record

The Coffey Foundation held its annual scholarship awards dinner recently at Cedar Rock Country Club in Caldwell County.



DAR chapter presents Good Citizen Awards  Hickory Daily Record

HICKORY — The John Hoyle Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) recently announced this year's DAR Good Citizen Awards.



School administrator, coach charged with giving alcohol to minors  WBTV

LENOIR, NC (WBTV) - A high school wrestling coach and student concerns specialist has been arrested after he's accused of giving alcohol to minors at his ...



NATIONAL SIGNING DAY: Area high schoolers commit athletic futures to colleges and universities  Hickory Daily Record

HICKORY – Wednesday marked a special day for high school athletes and college coaches alike as players could finally put pen to paper and officially commit ...



Hickory-area high school athletes commit to next level  Hickory Daily Record

Wednesday marked the first day high school athletes could sign their National Letters of Intent. Many athletes in and around Catawba County put pen to paper in ...



Coach resigns amid allegations he provided alcohol to minors  WSOC Charlotte

Joshua Woodruff resigned at Hibriten High School in Caldwell County after his arrested Tuesday.Parents told Eyewitness News reporter Dave Faherty they are ...



Police investigating after 15-year-old shot, killed in Lenoir  WSOC Charlotte

Police are investigating a homicide after they said a 15-year-old boy was shot and killed Friday night in Lenoir.



Man charged with bringing meth on school property  WCNC.com

A Caldwell County man was arrested Wednesday after police say he brought methamphetamine on school property.



Former teacher admits she had sexual contact with a student  WBTV

A former high school teacher in Lenoir is now a convicted sex offender. Katie Swartz, 30, of Boone resigned from Hibriten High School last year after she was ...



1 to Watch: Caleb Sigmon. Actor, illusionist, he’s a lifetime pretender  The Charlotte Observer

Caleb Sigmon is probably the only Cockney chimney sweep from Hudson, almost certainly the youngest Santa Claus and indisputably the shortest giraffe.



3 Mecklenburg County stars to play in Shrine Bowl Saturday  The Charlotte Observer

Three Mecklenburg County stars will play in the annual all-star game Saturday.



Buzz Briefs: Hickory Community Theatre’s “Dreamgirls” production underway  Hickory Daily Record

HICKORY — The story of “Dreamgirls,” the opening show in the Hickory Community Theatre's 70th season.



Arrests made in shooting  Hickory Daily Record

LENOIR, N.C. – Two people are in custody following the April 10 shooting death of a 15-year-old Hibriten High School student.



Alcorn State was the only real choice for quarterback Noah Johnson  The Undefeated

Alcorn State Braves quarterback Noah Johnson throws against the against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets during the first quarter at Bobby Dodd Stadium at ...



An HBCU bowl game wins out over NCAA playoffs  The Undefeated

The Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl this weekend in Atlanta is the first of 41 nationally televised bowl games, giving historically black colleges and univer…



Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl: N.C. A&T vs. Alcorn State by the numbers  The Undefeated

North Carolina A&T and Alcorn State are both conference champions preparing to face each other in the Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl on Saturday at the ...



Florida A&M conquers N.C. A&T and is now the MEAC team to beat  The Undefeated

Things have taken an unexpected turn atop the standings in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC), as Florida A&M (FAMU) is proving it might be the ...



It’s an Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl rematch: Alcorn State vs. N.C. A&T  The Undefeated

Well, it's all set. The matchup for the Dec. 15 Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl in Atlanta is actually a rematch: Alcorn State against North Carolina A&T…



He bought a Plymouth Barracuda new in 1974 and after a restoration he's still driving the hot rod today  Hickory Daily Record

Age : 63. Location: Cajah's Mountain, Caldwell County. I have lived in Caldwell County since 1970 and graduated from Hibriten High School in 1973. Make and ...



Celebration Bowl is a stage where players showcase their talents  The Undefeated

Today's players from historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) have an opportunity to show off their skills that their predecessors didn't have with …



Tiffany Greene begins as ESPN play-by-play announcer on HBCU broadcast team  The Undefeated

Tiffany Greene gets paid to ask the tough questions. It's what she does — and has dreamed of doing ever since kindergarten. But 10 months ago, with a ...



Parting Ways: Identical triplets set out on search for independence  Morganton News Herald

Few people get to experience the sacred and unspoken bond that identical siblings share, along with the close friendship that lasts a lifetime.



CCC&TI Inducts 121 Middle and High School Students into Its TRIO/ETS Program  High Country Press

Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute's TRIO/Educational Talent Search program hosted an induction ceremony Monday, Nov. 16 for new ...



Is Towson vs. Morgan State a real football rivalry in the making?  The Undefeated

Everyone loves a good college sports rivalry. Bragging rights, reputations and trophies are on the line. At historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs)…



Lenoir SRO receives certification  Hickory Daily Record

LENOIR – A Lenoir Police Department officer completed the School Resource Office (SRO) Certificate Program, according to a Lenoir Police Department news ...



Family, community support in face of tragedy shapes daughter into scholar  Hickory Daily Record

Meeting with Annie Lavender Haunton isn't easy. She's one busy girl. The former Fred T. Foard High School student, now North Carolina School of Science and ...



Philadelphia Lutheran Church in Granite Falls calls New Pastor  Caldwell Journal

GRANITE FALLS, NC (October 13, 2016)…The Reverend Angela Farmer, a Caldwell County native, has accepted the call to serve as the pastor of Philadelphia ...



You’re likely to see these HBCU players taken in the NFL draft  The Undefeated

This could be a very exciting NFL draft for at least four historically black college and university (HBCU) prospects. It's quite possible that linebacker Darius…



NFL draft shows teams again paying attention to HBCU talent  The Undefeated

Since the debut of former North Carolina A&T running back and current Chicago Bears standout Tarik Cohen, interest in historically black college prospects i…



Former NCCU women’s basketball players call foul  The Undefeated

Alyssa Thompson faced a tough decision last July. She had committed to attend Florida A&M, where she expected to play basketball, but she was intrigued by ...



Freedom principal, East Burke assistant principal awarded by school system  Morganton News Herald

When people ask Freedom High School Principal Felicia Simmons how many kids she has, she takes the enrollment number at her school and adds three to it.



Bowie State women are final Division II HBCU team remaining in NCAA tournaments  The Undefeated

Nine historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) punched their ticket for the NCAA Division II basketball tournaments last weekend. Virginia Union ...



Movie features local talent  Wilkes Journal Patriot

The work of two former Wilkes residents is prominently featured in “The Campaign,” a political comedy opening nationally on Friday, Aug. 10, depicting two ...



Lenoir-Rhyne's John Luke Curtis drafted by the Atlanta Braves  The Observer News Enterprise

John Luke Curtis was driving through his hometown of Lenoir on Tuesday, listening to the radio and waiting for the words that would forever change his life.



N.C. A&T headed to Celebration Bowl with 24-10 win over N.C. Central  The Undefeated

Arguably the best rivalry in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference lived up to its billing Saturday. The North Carolina A&T Aggies defeated the North Carolina…



Cast members announced for dance competition's 2nd season  Morganton News Herald

As promised, Dancing with the Burke Stars unveiled a cast full of local celebrities for its second season this past week.



MEAC and SWAC stars lead the way into tournament play this weekend  The Undefeated

The semifinals are set for the two historically black college and university (HBCU) conferences playing to get automatic bids to the NCAA men's and women's ...



Coaches announced for 2016 East-West All-Star Games  HighSchoolOT

Coaches for the 2016 N.C. Coaches Association East-West All-Star Games were announced on Monday.



N.C. A&T’s 21-point second quarter carries Aggies to 31-20 win over Florida A&M  The Undefeated

TALLAHASSEE, Florida — Coming into North Carolina A&T's road game against Florida A&M, Aggies quarterback Lamar Raynard had 17 touchdown passes, ...



North Carolina A&T and Bethune-Cookman prove why the bands top the rankings  The Undefeated

Members of the Bethune-Cookman University marching band run onto the field during halftime of an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Rams Sunday, ...



North Carolina A&T does it again, upsets FBS opponent Charlotte to improve to 3-0  The Undefeated

North Carolina A&T redshirt freshman Franklin “Mac” McCain III had two interceptions, including the game-winning pick-six, in the Aggies' 35-31 upset of FBS…



Three familiar actors named to the cast of ‘Hamlet’ at Hickory Community Theatre  Morganton News Herald

HICKORY — In “Hamlet,” by William Shakespeare, the death of a character becomes a frequent event. Although many people lose their lives as a result of their ...



WATCH: An Undefeated Conversation with President Obama: Sports, Race and Achievement  The Undefeated

President Barack Obama visited the campus of North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro for the first time Tuesday to participate in a forum on the h…



Week 10: Quarterback Malcolm Bell helping North Carolina Central contend for MEAC title  The Undefeated

North Carolina Central University has quietly put together an impressive season. The Eagles (7-2 overall, 6-0 MEAC) have been able to soar behind the play of ...



How are HBCU campuses dealing with concerns about student safety?  The Undefeated

After a shooting death April 20 on the campus of North Carolina A&T University in Greensboro, we asked the six Rhoden Fellows how safe they felt on their re…



CIAA close to deciding whether to move basketball tournaments out of Charlotte  The Undefeated

The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) will decide this week whether its popular men's and women's basketball tournaments will be moved to ...



Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl is set: Grambling State vs. N.C. Central  The Undefeated

Grambling State University needed big-time performances from several players to come from behind to beat Alcorn State University for the Southwestern Athletic ...



Bringing it back: Wake Forest-App State set to kick off for first time in 16 years  Winston-Salem Journal

Jimmy Watkins was the last Appalachian State football player to score against Wake Forest.



Grambling State QB DeVante Kincade is ready for his close-up  The Undefeated

Keep an eye on Grambling QB DeVante Kincade and North Carolina A&T tackle Brandon Parker this fall. They're on the watch list for the Walter Payton Award, ...



Grambling wins the Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl with second-half comeback  The Undefeated

For the second straight game, Grambling State overcame a scoreless opening half to win a championship. The first was in the Southwestern Athletic Conference ...



2017 Shrine Bowl Rosters Includes 16 From Area  WSPA.com

Rosters for the 2017 Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas were released Sunday afternoon and include 15 athletes from the Upstate.



HBCU football stars on the rise  The Undefeated

South Carolina State University defensive tackle Javon Hargrave was the first black college football player taken in April's NFL draft. Hargrave, a 6-foot-1, 30…



Can the reputation of HBCU basketball bounce back?  The Undefeated

When R.J. Cole, a senior point guard at New Jersey's storied St. Anthony High School, committed to Howard University last month, the decision was not just ...



NOTABLE NEIGHBOR: Chef has found his calling at soup kitchen  Hickory Daily Record

HICKORY, N.C. – Tall, thin, with a scrub of a beard and mustache, and his long hair pulled back into a pony-tail, Austin Pearce looks more like a flashback to.



Grambling State pours on the offense in Bayou Classic victory  The Undefeated

Both the Grambling State Tigers and Southern Jaguars came into the 43rd Bayou Classic at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans on eight-game ...



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