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News & Info 2016

Nov 07

Green Hope finishes runner up in boys, girls state championships

  • Mon Nov 7, 2016
The Green Hope Falcons had high expectations heading into the state championship meet at Ivey Redmon Park in Kernersville, and they did not disappoint. While neither team came home with a state title, every runner gave everything he/she had out there and represented GHXC with an unbelievable amount of heart and determination. Both teams earned a state runner-up finish, as the girls repeated last ...
Oct 30

Falcons take regional titles

  • Sun Oct 30, 2016
The NCHSAA 4A Mideast Regional cross country meet was held on Saturday, October 29th at Wake Med Soccer Park. The regional meet is the second of the three important postseason meets of the year for the Falcons. After two wins in the SWAC Conference meet, the Falcons were excited to see what they could do in the regional meet. The regional meet is a pressure-packed race, though, as only four of ...
Oct 20

Green Hope sweeps SWAC titles

  • Thu Oct 20, 2016
Temperatures were predicted to be unseasonably warm for the SWAC Conference Championship on Wednesday, October 19, and it would almost reach a record high for the day. The 85+-degree temps kept times a bit slow as the sun took its toll on the runners. While times were not ideal, it would prove to be another great day for GHXC. The first race of the day was the boy’s varsity race. Green Hop ...
Oct 09

Falcons beat hurricane -- and all teams -- at NCRunners Elite

  • Sun Oct 9, 2016
Hurricane Matthew disrupted area cross country teams’ plans for the weekend of October 7-8, 2016. The Falcons cancelled their hotel reservations for Friday night, but still ventured out to Kernersville early Saturday morning to race in the NC Runner’s Elite Invitational on the state meet course at Ivey Redmon Park. Less than half of the teams entered made the trip as the conditions were very ...
Oct 02

Falcons' finest finish fourth in fast field

  • Sun Oct 2, 2016
The top seven Green Hope boys faced a long list of regional powers from many different states October 1st in the Great American Cross Country Festival. The top five teams in the latest Southeast Dyestat regional rankings -- Brentwood (TN), St. Xavier (KY), Broughton (NC), Loudon Valley (VA), and Marist( GA) -- plus several other teams ranked #1 in their respective states converged on the WakeMed ...
Sep 25

Green Hope has strong races in Greenville, Greensboro

  • Sun Sep 25, 2016
The Green Hope Falcons split their squad on Saturday, September 24, as 38 runners headed to Hagan Stone Park in Greensboro and 36 raced at Lake Kristi just east of Greenville. Green Hope's top 7 boys did not race as they prepared for the Great American Race on October 1st. The top 7 girls and 31 other boys and girls ran in Greensboro, while 9th and 10th graders outside of the top 7 raced at the ...
Sep 11

Harriers take Friday night, Saturday wins

  • Sun Sep 11, 2016
The Falcons split up a bit for two big invitational races the weekend of September 9. Around 70 Green Hope runners made their way to Kernersville for the Friday Night Lights Race to race on the state meet course. On a very hot Friday, the JV girls began the night of racing at 6:20pm. The girls raced well and finished 3rd as a team (out of 31 teams). Leah Spendley (9th) was the 1st GH finisher ...
Aug 29

Falcons open invitational season with strong start

  • Mon Aug 29, 2016
The Falcons began the invitational portion of their season by heading to Charlotte for the Providence Invitational on August 27th. GHXC has had a history of success in this big early season day of racing and 2016 would prove to be no different. The first race of the day with Green Hope athletes was the girls championship. The girls did not have any top 10 finishers, but grabbed 2nd place (out o ...