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News & Info 2017

Nov 05

Boys win state title; girls finish runners-up

  • Sun Nov 5, 2017
The Falcons boarded the bus for an afternoon ride out west to Kernersville for the state meet at Ivey Redmon Park. This marked the eighth year that the state meet was held in Kernersville following many years at Tanglewood Park in Winston Salem. Temperatures Saturday were almost 20 degrees cooler than a day earlier, and an off-and-on mist and light rain made it feel even colder. In other words, ...
Oct 28

Falcon boys dominate at Regionals; girls second and advance to States

  • Sat Oct 28, 2017
The NCHSAA 4A Mideast Regional cross country meet was held on Saturday, October 28, at WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary. The regional meet is the second of the three important post-season meets for the Falcons. After two wins in the Tri-6 Conference meet ten days earlier, the Falcons were excited to see what they could do in the regional meet. The regional meet is always a pressure-packed race, though, ...
Oct 19

Falcons sweep Tri-6 Conference races

  • Thu Oct 19, 2017
The Falcons were excited to hit the Wake Med course for the first conference meet in the new Tri-6 Conference on October 18. Temperatures were a fairly mild 71 degrees at the start of the boy’s race with nothing but clear blue skies. It would turn out to be a nice day in more ways than one. The boy’s varsity team toed the line a little unsure what to expect. The boys had spent the whole ye ...
Oct 15

Harriers try to take Manhattan

  • Sun Oct 15, 2017
The Green Hope Falcons sent 12 boys and two coaches to New York City on an early-morning, Friday-the-13th flight to head north for the Manhattan College HS Invitational. The Manhattan Invitational is one of the largest and most competitive in the nation, but runs a 4K course instead of the usual 5K distance. The boys landed at LaGuardia at 8:30am and made the one-hour journey up to Van Cortlandt ...
Sep 24

GH harriers hit Hare and Hounds in Charlotte

  • Sun Sep 24, 2017
For the first time in school history, the Green Hope Falcons cross country teams traveled to McAlpine Park in Charlotte to run in the Hare and Hounds Invitational. The meet has grown quite a bit over the years to include almost 100 teams. It provides the runners a chance to run on the fast McAlpine course in a midseason race and for many to compare their times to the Providence Invitational. Th ...
Sep 16

Falcons battle in Virginia

  • Sat Sep 16, 2017
The Falcons sent 24 runners to Leesburg, VA, on Friday September 15, to run in the Oatlands Invitational on Saturday, September 16. After previewing the course Friday, it was apparent that the course was the toughest we would run all year. The first race of the day was the JV boys race, and the Falcons entered the minimum of five runners to earn a team score. That meant that it was essential tha ...
Sep 09

GH takes varsity, JV boys titles at Friday Night Lights

  • Sat Sep 9, 2017
Twenty boys traveled to Ivey Redmon Park in Kernersville on September 8th for the Friday Night Lights Invitational. It was the first big race of the year for the top 6 boys and the second for the rest of the boys after a nice showing at the Providence Invitational. The boys JV squad dominated at the Providence Invitational and looked to take home another win Friday. The team got off to a nice s ...
Aug 26

Harriers open invitational season at Providence

  • Sat Aug 26, 2017
The Falcons began the invitational portion of their season by heading to Charlotte for the Providence Invitational on August 26. GHXC has had a history of success in this big early-season race, and this success continued in 2017. The girls invitational race was the first of the day at 8:00 AM, and the girls were ready to see where they stand with the season’s first 5K. The girls went out fast ...