basketball

It all came down to Randolph County gyms

It all came down to Randolph County gyms

Revisiting 2021 basketball title games held at Providence Grove, Wheatmore With another high school basketball season ramping up for many schools this week, it comes full circle for a couple of Randolph County schools. That’s because when North Carolina High School Athletic Association basketball left off from the 2020-21 school year, it concluded at Providence Grove and Wheatmore. Those were schools selected to hold the NCHSAA championship games as part of the revamped season, which had been shortened because of the pandemic. So suddenly the goal for teams across the state had been to make it to Randolph County. “It…
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Prep Notes: UCA wrestling tourney to focus on veterans

Prep Notes: UCA wrestling tourney to focus on veterans

There are a couple of wrestling tournaments in Randolph County set for Saturday. Uwharrie Charter Academy will hold the Wounded Warrior Challenge. The UCA event will offer free admission to veterans. Arrangements have been made for veterans from the Wounded Warrior Project to be present. During a pause in the competition, a recognition ceremony will be held for veterans. Champions in each weight class will receive a custom Wounded Warrior singlet from MyHouse, which makes sports gear. Also, the Wheatmore Warriors Duals will be held. Randleman and host school Wheatmore will be among the in-county entrants for that tournament. Basketball…
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