Hoggard’s Scott Braswell tapped as new football coach at successful private school in Virginia

Scott Braswell. Photo courtesy Rodney Williams.

WOODBERRY FOREST, Virginia – A local legend will be returning to the sidelines this fall as longtime Hoggard Football Coach Scott Braswell has been tabbed to lead the successful Woodberry Forest School program in central Virginia. After 18 years of building the tradition of Vikings’ football on Shipyard Boulevard as head coach and later as […]

Topsail up-and-comer gets exposure during recent trip to Atlanta

Cody Wallis is wrapping up his freshman year at Topsail. Photo courtesy- Topsail Youth Sports Daily.

ATLANTA — Topsail High School freshman Cody Wallis is coming off a memorable trip over the holidays as part of a group of football players from across the nation to take part in the annual Offensive-Defensive (OD) All-American Bowl Week. The OD All-American Bowl is an annual event held to spotlight the country’s top high-school seniors. […]

Laney defense showcased in all-conference picks; Cayman Czesak named Player of Year, watch his highlight reel


The Laney defense was among the best in a decade for the Bucs and Cayman Czesak played a big role at inside linebacker as Czesak was named Mideastern Conference Defensive Player of the Year following a vote by the leagues seven coaches. Including Czesak, Laney had six players receive all-conference selections on defense. The Bucs allowed […]

Wilmington Sports Podcast: Coach Keatts and UNCW hoops; football playoffs; youth sports take over


This week’s Wilmington Sports Podcast highlights UNCW’s strong start under Coach Kevin Keatts in men’s basketball. The high school football season came to a close in our region back on Friday. Joe Cats highlights his experience at Pate Stadium in Laurinburg following Hoggard’s season ending, 49-27, loss to top-seeded Scotland County. In the eight-minute segment, […]

Injury brings together opposing teams during playoff game

The two teams came together in a moment of prayer for the injured player. Photo courtesy- North Carolina High School Athletic Association

BRYSON CITY — The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) has started to run feature articles following examples of good sportsmanship and programs through its #SportsmanshipTogether series. Through NCHSAA efforts to highlight positive moments across the landscape of high school sports, this instance of coming together came at an unfortunate time after an injury […]

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