NCHSAA Volleyball | 2A State Playoffs, First Round | Northeastern at First Flight

KILL DEVIL HILLS — No. 13 seed First Flight defeated No. 20 seed Northeastern 20-25, 25-23, 25-19, 25-9 on Saturday at First Flight High School.

The Lady Nighthawks advance to the second round of the tournament where they will face Ayden-Grifton.

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#NENCsports Blog | High School Football Power Ranking | Week 10

Manteo Nation requested that I expand my power ranking.

Ask and you shall receive.

Here is my ranking of the 12 teams in the region:

1.) Northeastern (8-0, 2-0 Northeastern Coastal Conference)

2.) John A. Holmes (7-1, 2-0 Albemarle Athletic Conference)

3.) Manteo (7-1, 2-0 AAC)

4.) Bertie (4-4, 2-0 NCC)

5.) First Flight (6-2, 1-1 NCC)

6.) Hertford County (3-5, 0-2 NCC)

7.) Currituck (3-5, 1-1 NCC)

8.) Plymouth (3-5, 1-1 AAC)

9.) Gates (5-3, 1-1 AAC)

10.) Pasquotank (3-5, 0-2 NCC)

11.) Perquimans (1-7, 0-2 AAC)

12. ) Camden (1-7, 0-2 AAC)

Malcolm Shields

Northeastern Coastal Conference Volleyball Tournament Quarterfinal | Northeastern vs. Bertie | Video

ELIZABETH CITY — The Northeastern volleyball team defeated Bertie 25-11, 25-12 on Tuesday, Oct. 17 in the quarterfinal round of the Northeastern Coastal Conference tournament at Northeastern High School.

The Lady Eagles, the tournament No. 2 seed, advanced to the semifinal round to face No. 3 seed First Flight on Wednesday.

 

Click here for the photo gallery from the Lady Eagles’ win.

#NENCsports | Football Power Ranking | Week 9

The high school football season is in the heart of conference play.

After Northeastern’s dominate win against Northeastern Coastal Conference rival Hertford County last Friday, the Eagles (7-0, 1-0 Northeastern Coastal) are the top team in the area.

John A. Holmes (6-1, 1-0 Albemarle Athletic Conference) bounced back from its loss to NHS on Sept. 22 with a 76-7 win against Camden last Friday in the AAC opener for both teams.

Here is my ranking:

1.) Northeastern

2.) John A. Holmes

3.) Currituck (3-4, 1-0 NCC)

4.) Pasquotank (3-4, 0-1 NCC)

5.) Perquimans (1-6, 0-1 AAC)

6.) Camden (1-6, 0-1 AAC)

Malcolm Shields

Pasquotank football trends on social media

Area football teams have earned some national exposure on social media over the last year. On Friday night, Pasquotank joined Currituck and Camden with a notable highlight.

Pasquotank’s Jaquez Bunch delivered a big hit against Camden in Friday night’s 44-0 win against the Bruins.

He joins Currituck’s Cameron Whitehurst, who had a big run against Camden last year and Camden’s Brandon Underwood, who broke off this run against Perquimans in 2016.

The run was also featured on MaxPreps.com.