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Middle Creek's Grisel gets first offer


Jul 8, 2014

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Middle Creek Mustang rising senior quarterback Brant Grisel has received his first college offer, according to head coach Mike Castellano.

The 6-foot-3, 205-pound leader of the Mustang offense has been offered by Saint Francis University in Pennsylvania. The Saint Francis Red Flash competes in the Northeast Conference. 

Last season was Grisel's first as a varsity starter. He threw for 3,383 yards and 37 touchdowns while helping Middle Creek to the 4-AA eastern regional final of the N.C. High School Athletic Association state playoffs.

Grisel's senior season will begin when Middle Creek takes the field against the Garner Trojans on Aug. 22.

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Jordan's Layne gets UNCW offer


Jul 3, 2014

Lizz Layne (33) & Cherelle Turrentine (30) go for the rebound. The Lady Bulldogs of Southeast Raleigh defeat Jordan High School 39 to 34 in a close game tonight Wednesday, February 26, 2014. (Photo by: Beth Jewell)

Lizz Layne (33) & Cherelle Turrentine (30) go for the rebound. The Lady Bulldogs of Southeast Raleigh defeat Jordan High School 39 to 34 in a close game tonight Wednesday, February 26, 2014. (Photo by: Beth Jewell)

Elizabeth "Lizz" Layne of Jordan High has received an offer from UNC-Wilmington, according to Falcon women's basketball coach Ty Cox. The offer is Layne's first from a Division 1 school.

A rising sophomore, Layne averaged ten points per game and seven rebounds per game during her freshman year, finishing second on the team in both statistical categories. The 6-foot-1 forward was a PAC-6 All-Conference selection.

In May, Layne made it to the third day of the USA Basketball 17U National Team Trials in Colorado, surviving two cuts and becoming one of the final 70 remaining players from a group that began at 145.

Several other Jordan players are getting next-level interest. According to Cox, Jordan senior and reigning PAC-6 Player of the Year Salita Greene is weighing offers from 12 Division 1 schools, including N.C. Central, Elon, Campbell, Coastal Carolina, N.C. A&T and Appalachian State.

Cox says rising senior guard Jazymne Norwood and rising sophomore guard

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Heritage's Gemmell commits to UNC-Charlotte


Jun 30, 2014

Jeff Gemmell (82) elevates for the ball. Broughton travels to Heritage for a cold Friday night match up. After a flurry of early scoring Heritate wins the race by 33 to 56. Photo by CHRIS BAIRD

Jeff Gemmell (82) elevates for the ball. Broughton travels to Heritage for a cold Friday night match up. After a flurry of early scoring Heritate wins the race by 33 to 56. Photo by CHRIS BAIRD

Heritage athlete Jeff Gemmell made a verbal commitment to play college football at UNC-Charlotte on Monday afternoon, according to Heritage Husky head coach Jason McGeorge. 

Gemmell, a 6-foot-3, 216-pound rising senior will play linebacker for the 49ers. He had received interest from other schools as a defensive end and a tight end as well, and will continue to play various positions for Heritage during his upcoming senior season.

"He went to the prospect camp on Friday," McGeorge said. "After camp was completed, Coach Adams called him and offered him a scholarship. He thought about it over the weekend and just felt very comfortable with the staff and program.

"He is very excited and relieved to have this process completed before his senior season."

Gemmell also had offers from Army, Charleston Southern and Gardner-Webb.

During his junior season, Gemmell recorded 90 tackles and nine sacks on the defensive line on his way to being named to the 4-A Cap-8

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Apex's Evans headed to Cape Fear Community College


Jun 27, 2014

T.J. Evans (3) with the ball. Clayton High School vs Apex High School in the Men's 4A NCHSAA Regionals, March 7, 2014 in Fayetteville, NC. In OT Apex defeats Clayton 79-75 (Photo By: Beth Jewell)

T.J. Evans (3) with the ball. Clayton High School vs Apex High School in the Men's 4A NCHSAA Regionals, March 7, 2014 in Fayetteville, NC. In OT Apex defeats Clayton 79-75 (Photo By: Beth Jewell)

Apex High School basketball player T.J. Evans will be headed to the coast this fall.

Evans announced late Thursday night that he has signed with Cape Fear Community College where he will play basketball next season.

A three-year starter on varsity for Apex, Evans led his team to the N.C. High School Athletic Association 4-A state championship in March. He scored 22 points in the championship game, earning Most Outstanding Player honors for the game.

Evans, who stands at 6-foot-1 and 176 pounds, has been a 20-point scorer each season he has played varsity basketball at Apex. He was also the conference's Player of the Year each of his three varsity seasons.

Evans was selected to the N.C. Coaches Association East-West All-Star Game, which will be played in Greensboro next month. He was also an all-district selection.

Nick Stevens will have a full interview with T.J. Evans on Friday. Look for a full story and interview on Friday afternoon.

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Two West Johnston football players sign with colleges


Jun 23, 2014

West Johnston High School Logo

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Two graduating seniors from the Class of 2014 at West Johnston High School will continue their football careers in college.

According to West Johnston football coach Jimmy Williams, Josh Banfalvy and Deondre Gunter will both play college football this fall.

Banfalvy, a 6-foot-5 and 240-pound tight end, has signed with Old Dominion. Last season, Banfalvy caught 42 passes for 223 yards.

Gunter is a defensive end, standing at 6-foot-2 and 210 pounds. He has signed with NC Wesleyan. Last season, Gunter recorded 18 tackles, including six tackles for a loss and three sacks.

West Johnston posted a 4-7 overall record, including a 2-4 mark in the Greater Neuse River 4-A Conference.

 

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