Football

New Hanover football coach Earl Smith retiring

High school football round two playoff scoreboard

New Hanover Wildcats ready to defend 3AA football championship

NC high school football second round playoff pairings

High school football playoffs scoreboard

2018 NCHSAA football playoff pairings released

Continued Coverage

  High school football scoreboard and schedule

Final Friday Night Football Pregame of the regular season

High school football schedule and scoreboard

Vikings and Wildcats to renew rivalry on football field

High school football schedule and scoreboard

No. 3 Clemson tops No. 16 North Carolina St 41-7

Syracuse rallies to beat North Carolina 40-37 in double OT

The Tar Heels gave Syracuse a run for its money only to suffer a heart-breaking loss.

No. 10 UCF beats ECU 37-10 for 20th straight

The Pirates lost their sixth straight against Top 25 opponents, haven’t beaten one since 2014 and haven’t knocked off a top-10 team in a decade.

New Hanover Wildcats state title opponent helps school by donating supplies

Athletes from Crest high school, drove 6 hours from Shelby to deliver basic necessities to New Hanover’s Auxiliary gym on Saturday afternoon.

Week 8 high school football scoreboard

High school football scoreboard

Week 8 high school football schedule

Friday Night Football Pregame regular season finale

Tuesday high school football schedule

Ashley High School football getting ready for daunting schedule

High school football scoreboard

Friday Night Football schedule

  South Columbus football working toward title run

The South Columbus High School football team has a long tradition of winning, a lot. Since 1992, the Stallions have won ten or more games 15 times, while claiming 17 conference championships.

High school football scoreboard

High school football scoreboard

Topsail’s Hayden Walsh named WECT Athlete of the week

Topsail High School’s Hayden Walsh is this week’s WECT Athlete of the Week.

Friday Night Football scoreboard

Friday Night Football scoreboard

East Bladen’s Zach Meares named WECT Athlete of the week

East Bladen High School’s Zach Meares is this week’s WECT Athlete of the Week.

High school football scoreboard

High school football scoreboard

South Brunswick High School football gets back on practice field

The South Brunswick football team back working out since Hurricane Florence

Mideastern Conference revises football schedule after Hurricane Florence

Due to Hurricane Florence the Mideastern Conference has made changes to the 2018 football schedule

Hoggard High School football team helps those in need

The Hoggard High School football team traded in helmets and pads for rakes and wheelbarrows on Wednesday.

High school athletic teams to resume practice

New Hanover and Pender County Schools student-athletes will be able to get on the practice fields soon.

NCHSAA makes changes to fall sports calendar

The North Carolina High School Athletic Association Board of Director and Commissioner Que Tucker have adjusted the playoff calendar for fall sports following Hurricane Florence.

AP prep football poll for N.C.

The Associated Press state high school football poll for the week of September 18, first-place votes in parentheses, records and total points as voted upon by a statewide panel of prep sports writers:

Friday Night Football Week 4 Scoreboard

Friday Night Football week 4 scoreboard

Hoggard Vikings taking advantage of early off week

The Hoggard High School football team will be well rested when it hosts Carolina Forest on Friday night.

Week 4 Friday Night Football pregame

WECT's Friday Night Football Pregame brings you an early look at the upcoming high school football schedule each week.

AP state high school football poll

AP prep football poll for N.C.

Jones, Brown lead Duke past Army, 34-14, in opener

Daniel Jones threw for one touchdown and rushed for another score, helping Duke open with a 34-14 victory over Army on Friday night.

Week 3 high school football scoreboard

Week 3 high school football scoreboard

Week 3 Friday Night Football Pregame

Friday Night Football Pregame week 3

West Columbus football working to end losing streak

When the West Columbus High School football team travels to Creek Bridge High School in South Carolina on Friday, a long win streak will come to an end.

High school football Week 2 scoreboard

High school football week 2 scoreboard

Week 2 Friday Night Football Pregame

WECT's Friday Night Football Pregame brings you an early look at the upcoming high school football schedule each week.

West Brunswick running back Austin Simmons named WECT Athlete of the Week

West Brunswick running back Austin Simmons is this week's WECT Athlete of the Week.

Topsail running back not slowing down after knee injury

Watching Topsail High School junior running back Noah Lavalle during drills, you wouldn't know he's less than six months removed from surgery to repair a torn meniscus.

Ashley High School football trying to build off week one victory

With only one winning season in program history, Ashley High School hasn't experienced a lot of success on the football field.

Week 1 Friday Night Football scoreboard

Week 1 Friday Night Football scoreboard

Son follows in father's footsteps in coaching high school football

For years Jarrett "JP" Price served as an assistant football coach for his father, Joey Price, at South Columbus and Wallace-Rose Hill high schools.

WECT's Friday Night Football Extra launches

To go along with the best high school football show on Friday night, WECT is bringing fans something new.

Week 1 high school football schedule

Schedule for week 1 of the high school season

Former Clinton football coach Bob Lewis to join NCHSAA Hall of Fame

Former Clinton High School football coach Bob Lewis is one of eight people inducted into the North Carolina High School Athletic Associations Hall of Fame Class of 2018.

BB&T Football Jamboree scoreboard

The 32nd Annual BB&T Football Jamboree at Legion Stadium on Friday was dress rehearsal for area high school football teams getting ready for week one.

Playing in extreme heat: How to keep athletes safe

Physical activity in extreme heat can be dangerous, but add pads and helmets and it can feel even hotter.

Teams get ready for regular season at the Touchstone Energy Pender County Football Jamboree

Thursday night's Touchstone Energy Pender County Football Jamboree at Pender High School was a dress rehearsal for teams as they get ready for Week 1.

New coaches with familiar names ready to take over high school football programs

There will be plenty of familiar faces coaching new schools during the 32nd BB&T Football Jamboree at Legion Stadium on Friday night.

2018 High School Football Schedules

2018 High School Football Schedules

2018 BB&T Football Jamboree schedule

The 32st annual BB&T Football Jamboree is scheduled for Aug. 10 at Legion Stadium in Wilmington.

Trask High School football fueled by playoff snub

Fueled by the disappointment of a playoff snub a year ago, the Trask High School football team has focused on having a productive offseason.

Touchstone Energy Pender County Football Jamboree moved to Pender High School

Touchstone Energy Pender County Football Jamboree moved to Pender High School

Carolina Gridiron preseason top 15 high school football poll

Preseason Top 15 named by Carolina Gridiron

Wallace-Rose Hill football ready for another title run

Few things are certain in life other than death, taxes, and the Wallace-Rose Hill High School football team being in the mix for a state championship.

New Hanover County high school football teams begin practice

In a sign that fall will be here soon, high school football teams in New Hanover County hit practice fields for the first time on Monday.

Laney High School hosts annual midnight football practice

The Laney High School football team didn't waste any time hitting the practice field once the clock struck midnight early Monday morning.

Hoggard QB shines at East-West All-Star game

Hoggard High School graduate Josh Jones threw two touchdown passes for the East, but it wasn't enough as the West won East-West All-Star football game 23-21 in Greensboro Wednesday night.

Wallace-Rose Hill High School hosts Jeremiah Castille Character Camp

More than 750 area high school football players from 16 schools were at Wallace-Rose Hill High School Friday for the Jeremiah Castille Character Camp.

Former New Hanover Wildcat Jacen Murphy giving back to community

Jacen Murphy made a name for himself playing football at New Hanover High School.

Four New Hanover football players sign with colleges

Four more members of the 2017 New Hanover High School 3AA state championship football team will play in college.

New Hanover football players get championship rings

In December, the New Hanover High School football team won the 3AA state championship.

Luke Little leaving Whiteville football program

Whiteville High School is looking for a new head football coach.

New Hanover's Nas Brown commits to Averett College

New Hanover High School senior linebacker Nas Brown has committed to play football at Division III Averett College in Virginia.

Brett Hickman hired as West Brunswick football coach

West Brunswick High School has hired one of its own to take over the Trojans football program.

Top college football programs taking notice of pair of Hoggard players

Hoggard High School juniors Isaiah Kemp and ChrisToudle have been getting lots of mail recently.

Bryan Davis introduced as football coach at North Brunswick High School

Bryan Davis was officially introduced as the new football coach at North Brunswick High School on Tuesday in the school's gymnasium.

New Hanover football team honored by New Hanover County Board of Commissioners

The honors keep coming for the New Hanover High School football team.

New England Patriot Dwyane Allen credits high school coach for keeping him out of trouble

On Sunday, New England Patriots tight end Dwyane Allen will play in Super Bowl 52.

New Hanover's Wiz Vaughn committed to North Carolina A&T

New Hanover High School football player Wiz Vaughn has committed to attend and play football at North Carolina A&T.

North Brunswick High School hires Bryan Davis as football coach

North Brunswick High School has hired Bryan Davis as its head football coach.

West Brunswick High School football coach resigns

Kelly Williamson's resignation was announced exactly three years after he was hired to coach the Trojans.

Hoggard kicker Jeremiah Kim named All-America

Hoggard junior kicker Jeremiah Kim has been named All-America by the Kicking World website.