It's already looking like a good 2011 for the 2010 North Central football program.
There is little chance that even with a win over visiting C.A. Johnson tonight, that North Central can earn a berth in next week's first round of the class A playoffs. That does not mean, however, that the season finale is a throwaway game.
If only things finished the way they started for North Central.
Regular season. Post-season. It does not seem to matter to the North Central High volleyball team.
If only the rest of the game had gone the way it started for North Central.
Who would have ever thought a week one loss would come back to help a team eight weeks later?
North Central ran the stable in the regular season, completing a 14-0 campaign with a 25-18, 25-13, 25-20 victory over conference foe McBee on Tuesday to finish league play with an 8-0 record.
For the first time in the young, five-year existence of the North Central boys cross country program, the Knights won the Region 3-A championship at the meet hosted by Chesterfield on Tuesday.
North Central took all the suspense out of the Region 3-A volleyball chase as the Lady Knights won the conference crown with one match to spare in knocking off Chesterfield in four games last Thursday.
Who says that 13 is unlucky?
Less than a year removed from a winless season, second-year North Central head coach Louis Clyburn understands some of the rough times which Lewisville is going through this year.
In region or in out-of-conference matches, the results have been the same for the North Central High volleyball team which remained unbeaten on the season through 10 dual matches.
Led by Chad Hampton's fifth win of the season, the North Central boys cross country team defeated host Indian Land and Central last Tuesday for their third meet victory of the year.
While North Central got the better of the ground game, visiting Great Falls used the air strike to come away with a 35-7 victory over the Knights in a Friday Region 3-A contest played in Boonetown.
The North Central High School volleyball program will hold its "Dig Pink" night this evening when rival Andrew Jackson comes to town for a non-region doubleheader.
After having edged Columbia High, 6-5, in the first game of Thursday's five-inning doubleheader in Boonetown, North Central dropped the back end of the twinbill, 8-7.
Seated beneath a plaque honoring the achievements of his uncle and former North Central and then, Super Bowl champion cornerback Tyronne Drakeford, Omar Johnson smiled as he signed a National Letter of Intent to play football at Methodist College.
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