HIGH SCHOOLS: Gov. Cooper signs bill that makes dramatic changes to how prep sports handled

Published Wednesday, November 24th, 2021

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com RALEIGH — The way high school sports in North Carolina are governed changed on Tuesday when Gov. Roy Cooper signed House Bill 91 into law. The bill places the responsibility for oversight of prep sports to the State Board of Education, mandating it enter into a MOA (memo of agreement) with a non-profit organization for a …

HIGH SCHOOLS: NCHSAA’s Tucker says no agreement in place with state legislators

Published Friday, September 24th, 2021

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com CHAPEL HILL — The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) on Friday said it has not reached an agreement with state legislators as discussions of House Bill 91 move forward, a published story says. HighSchoolOT.com has posted a story that says NCHSAA Commissioner Que Tucker continues to be concerned about the future of the organization …

HIGH SCHOOLS: NCHSAA sending $1.7 million to its member schools

Published Thursday, September 9th, 2021

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com CHAPEL HILL — The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) has opened its pocketbook, sending more than $1.7 million to its member schools. The money comes from interest earned on the NCHSAA’s Endowment Funds during 2020-2021. Reports have said the NCHSAA has assets of $41 million and about $26 million of that is in the …

HIGH SCHOOLS: Update on Senate bill that would dismantle NCHSAA

Published Thursday, September 9th, 2021

HobbsDailyReport.com An update on HB91, a bill that would change how high school sports in the state are governed. Some state legislators favor dismantling the North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) and/or having the NCHSAA staff continue their roles only if the organization signs an agreement and follows stipulations from education officials in the state. Among those stipulations are …