Those things which went North Central's way during what was a three-game win streak did an about-face for the Knights on Friday night.
It was a lengthy trip, but in the end it was worth the time and effort.
It's easy to get up for a game against your arch-rival; any team can do that for the span of a week.
It used to be that Keenan was among the queens of the court when it came to Region 3-AA volleyball.
File this in the "Looks can be deceiving" file.
That season-opening loss to Cardinal Newman seems like a lifetime ago for North Central.
It does not seem as if the move into the AA ranks has fazed the North Central volleyball team in the least bit.
laying a team other than Chesterfield for the first time in the regular season, the North Central volleyball team made quick work of visiting Hartsville and Buford last Thursday night, taking down both opponents in two games.
The seventh annual Carolina Challenge Volleyball Tournament will be held on Saturday, Sept. 22 inside The Castle at North Central High School.
Two matches, one opponent, two wins.
eciding pre-state tournament match with Chesterfield for North Central to lock down its fifth consecutive Region 3-A volleyball crown.
It has been a long time between shutouts for the North Central High football team.
When informed that his team's opponent, Whitmire, carries a 25-game losing skid into tonight's contest with his visiting Knights, North Central head football coach Louis Clyburn simply rolled his eyes and smirked.
If you think North Central is sweating out its move into the state class AA volleyball ranks, well, you can put those sports drinks and towels away.
This was not the Cardinal Newman team which North Central and head football coach Louis Clyburn signed up to play last winter.
Jamborees are hardly the occasion to show a conference opponent your playing hand. But after watching Buford grind its way to 50 yards in an 11-snap opening drive, North Central head coach Louis Clyburn had no other choice than to switch into game mode.
Michael Williamson has yet to take a snap in a high school junior varsity or varsity football game. In fact, he has yet to enter the hallways of North Central High School for a class.
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