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Freedom High School 2018 Group Photos | Gallery  Morganton News Herald

Pictured (first row, from left) are: Oliva Amos, Kourtney Ervin, Major Hightower; (second row, from left) Emma Johnson, Monica Miguel, Donald Pepka *, Olivia ...

Caleb King to leave Havelock football  New Bern Sun Journal

HAVELOCK - The time back home at Havelock High School for Caleb King has come to an end after just two years.Wednesday afternoon, King broke the news ...

PHOTOS: Freedom High School - 2018 Graduation Ceremony | Gallery  Morganton News Herald

In a sea of red caps and gowns, graduates of Freedom High School walked across the stage to turn over a new page and close another at their 2018 ...

NCHSAA to induct six into Hall of Fame in 2019  HighSchoolOT

Delano "Cobby" Deans of Ayden, Stay Lail, Jr. of Rutherfordton, Terry Rogers of Morganton, Roland "Dixon" Sauls of Greenville, Woodrow "W.A." Wall of ...

VIDEO: Freedom High School Homecoming Ceremony  Morganton News Herald

Freedom High School held their 2018 Homecoming Ceremony during halftime of the game against South Caldwell on Friday night. Gibely Cisneros was named ...

Freedom High School FFA bass team wins fishing tournament  Morganton News Herald

When students approached Freedom High School agriculture teacher and FFA advisor Dustin Haigler last year about starting a bass fishing team, he had no ...

Emmons signs with FAU, will enroll spring semester  Morganton News Herald

More than 10 months after verbally committing with Florida Atlantic University to play football, former Freedom High star running back B.J. Emmons on ...

Taylor taking over Freedom boys soccer program  Morganton News Herald

With the season quickly approaching, Freedom High School wasted little time in naming a new boys soccer head coach.

Freedom student charged for threatening to shoot students  Morganton News Herald

A Freedom High School student was charged Wednesday after threatening to carry out a school shooting.

BREAKING: Local coach faces charges  Morganton News Herald

Freedom High School's men's soccer coach received multiple charges Thursday night, including assault on a female.

Student body selects 12 for homecoming court  Morganton News Herald

Freedom High School recently announced its homecoming court of 12 different young women representing the senior class elected by the student body.

Social media threat leads to extra security at Freedom High School  Morganton News Herald

Extra security measures were taken at Freedom High School on Friday morning after a viral social media post that has been circulating throughout many ...

Freedom hires Whiteville’s Little as next football coach  Morganton News Herald

Freedom High School announced on Tuesday morning that Luke Little will become its 12th head football coach all-time.

BJ Emmons says he's taking fall off from football  Morganton News Herald

Former Freedom High star running back BJ Emmons says he won't be playing college football this fall.

Freedom Christmas Invitational teams, 1st-round matchups announced  Morganton News Herald

The complete list of teams as well as first-round pairings were recently announced for the 46th annual Freedom Christmas Invitational high school basketball ...

Freedom High School alumnae elected as superior court judge  Morganton News Herald

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA — A former Morganton resident and Freedom High School alumnae has taken a big step in her career.

Burke Co. H.S. sports camps this summer  Morganton News Herald

Below is a listing of the 2018 summer sports camps being offered by Burke County high schools. To send us your camp information to run, email it to ...

Freedom football coach Bryant resigns after 1 season  Morganton News Herald

Freedom High School is again looking for a new football coach.

PHOTOS: Patton High School 2018 Homecoming Ceremony | Gallery  Morganton News Herald

Take a look at photos from Patton High School's 2018 Homecoming Ceremony.

Freedom girls overcome deficit, outscore EB by 20 after halftime  Morganton News Herald

ICARD — In an epic showdown between the two elite Burke County girls basketball teams, host East Burke led by as much as 12 on Friday night until Freedom ...

Six turnovers doom Freedom in 1st round vs. Monroe  Morganton News Herald

The Freedom football team had overcome losing three turnovers and losing the field position battle to climb within 23-20 down entering the final period versus ...

Freedom High School 2017 Homecoming Ceremony | Gallery  Morganton News Herald

Freedom High School celebrated their annual homecoming on Friday night. The football team competed against Alexander Central High School. The court was ...

COLUMN: Top local sports stories of 2018  Morganton News Herald

Are you a Carolina Panthers fan, a North Carolina football fan, a Wake Forest basketball fan, and 2018 got you down?

Freedom High 2017 Graduation Ceremony  Morganton News Herald

Patriot Nation was loud and proud as they entered their football stadium one last time as seniors. Their commencement ceremony was held Saturday morning ...

Freedom High School Keys to Life pre-prom program  Morganton News Herald

Freedom high school recently hosted the Keys to Life Program sponsored by Carolinas HealthCare System Blue Ridge, Burke County Public Schools, North ...

H.S. BASKETBALL COUNTY PREVIEW: Versatility may be Freedom boys’ biggest strength  Morganton News Herald

Not too much has changed since last season's Burke County prep basketball preview. The Freedom boys are still loaded, and so is two-time defending NCHSAA ...

Freedom High School 2017 Prom Moments | Gallery  Morganton News Herald

The Old Armory in downtown Morganton was decorated and filled with Freedom High School students dancing the night away at their 2017 prom last Saturday ...

Freedom’s Fletcher Abee commits to The Citadel for basketball  Morganton News Herald

Freedom senior boys basketball player Fletcher Abee verbally committed over the weekend to play for The Citadel starting in the 2019-20 season.

Freedom senior Jack Swanson accepted to Harvard  Morganton News Herald

One of Burke County's top high school seniors recently learned he will have the chance to pursue one of the finest university educations in the nation.

H.S. FOOTBALL PLAYOFF PREVIEW: Freedom, Patton ready for openers  Morganton News Herald

For three years now, two teams — and only the same two of the four Burke County prep football teams — have been in the playoffs.

Freedom girls basketball hosting ‘Super Saturday’ this weekend  Morganton News Herald

The Freedom High girls basketball team's 15th annual Super Saturday scrimmage event starts at 8:30 a.m. this Saturday and features 24 teams from around the ...

Harvard-bound Swanson selected as presidential scholar  Morganton News Herald

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos recently announced the selection of Morganton's Jack Swanson, who attends Freedom High School, as a 2018 U.S. ...

Three Freedom High players charged with assault | News  Morganton News Herald

Three Freedom High School varsity football players have been charged with misdemeanor simple assault and battery of another player.

Freedom boys handle 3rd straight county foe by running-clock rule  Morganton News Herald

VALDESE — The Draughn boys basketball team was undefeated and on pace to give Freedom a third all-time loss in the series after home wins early in the ...

Freedom rushes for 300-plus yards, downs Hickory at home  Morganton News Herald

The Freedom football team didn't play its absolute best game Friday at home versus Hickory … and that may be indicative that the Patriots are cooking with ...

BREAKING: Coach fired after charges brought to light  Morganton News Herald

Freedom High School's men's soccer coach was fired after receiving multiple charges Thursday night, including assault on a female.

Amy Howell named 2018 county teacher of the year  Morganton News Herald

Amy Howell, a health science/nursing fundamentals teacher at Freedom High School, has been named the Burke County Public Schools 2018 teacher of the ...

JV BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Freedom sweeps Draughn on road  Morganton News Herald

VALDESE — The Freedom JV girls basketball team defeated host Draughn on Friday, 42-23, in nonconference play.

Former Freedom girls basketball, tennis coach Crump bound for NCHSAA Hall of Fame  Morganton News Herald

For the second time in three years, a Freedom High coaching legend is headed to the NCHSAA Hall of Fame.

State releases school performance grades  Morganton News Herald

The state released on Wednesday its annual School Performance Grades for school districts across the state including Burke County Public Schools.

Combined Choirs rehearsals to start next week  Morganton News Herald

Area residents who like to sing have a fun opportunity coming up to get into the holiday spirit.

Freedom’s Yelton signs with Montreat for track  Morganton News Herald

Freedom senior Hank Yelton had decided to attend Montreat College for track and field the first of two times that he visited campus and made his decision final ...

H.S. ROUNDUP: EB boys beat Freedom in soccer for 1st time this decade  Morganton News Herald

East Burke sophomore forward Anthony Salgado Rodriguez took advantage of a Freedom misplay which left him an open look for the game's lone goal from ...

PHOTOS: Freedom High School JROTC Drill Meet | Gallery  Morganton News Herald

Approximately 22 Junior Reserve Officer Training Corp teams came to Freedom High School on Saturday for the annual drill meet to showcase the talent of the ...

VIDEO: East Burke 2018 Homecoming Ceremony  Morganton News Herald

On Friday evening East Burke High School held their homecoming ceremony to announce the maid of honor and homecoming queen. Kylie Dillard was named ...

H.S. FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: New FHS coach Little guides Patriots through 1st practice  Morganton News Herald

Many high school football teams across the state were up and at it early Monday morning as the practice window opened for the first time this season.

H.S. FOOTBALL BRIEFS: Freedom steamrolls West Caldwell behind Birchfield’s 7 TDs  Morganton News Herald

Freedom junior quarterback Jayden Birchfield accounted for seven touchdowns on Friday — all in the first half — to set a county single-game record as Freedom ...

H.S. WRESTLING ROUNDUP: Freedom downs Draughn at host quad  Morganton News Herald

The host Freedom wrestling team defeated county foe Draughn, 48-30, in Thursday's quad match.

Freedom principal, East Burke assistant principal awarded by school system  Morganton News Herald

When people ask Freedom High School Principal Felicia Simmons how many kids she has, she takes the enrollment number at her school and adds three to it.

Visitor policy, closed campuses highlight BCPS safety measures  Morganton News Herald

With schoolchildren headed back to class on Monday, safety will be on the minds of parents and educators alike.

THROWBACK THURSDAY: This week in 1973 | Community  Morganton News Herald

This week's Throwback Thursday gallery takes a look at News Herald archives from this week in 1973. Check out some shots of Freedom High School ...

Burke Co. teams finalize preseason prep football schedules  Morganton News Herald

All four Burke County high school football programs recently announced their complete preseason schedules.

Patton, Freedom offenses roll at Burke Co. Jamboree before rain takes hold late  Morganton News Herald

VALDESE — Over the past few seasons, fans have gotten used to seeing the Patton and Freedom football teams score plenty of points.

Freedom High School senior named Morehead-Cain Scholar  Morganton News Herald

Freedom High School senior Andrew “Drew” Philip McRacken is one of 66 Morehead-Cain Scholars who will enter the University of North Carolina at Chapel ...

2018-19 Burke Co. H.S. boys basketball preview capsules  Morganton News Herald

DRAUGHN WILDCATS. +4. Draughn. Last year's record: 22-7, 9-3 NWFAC; lost second round 2A state playoffs. Returning starters: Jaylen Abee, Jeremiah Daye ...

H.S. ROUNDUP: Patton soccer extends streak vs. rival Freedom  Morganton News Herald

It was déjà vu for the Freedom boys soccer team as Patton snapped a three-game losing skid Tuesday night and extended its recent dominance in the rivalry ...

H.S. ROUNDUP: Freedom baseball holds off rival Patton for 4th win in last 5 meetings  Morganton News Herald

After never having beaten Patton in eight years through 2015, the Freedom baseball team has now taken four of the last five head-to-head meetings after ...

2018 homecoming court announced  Morganton News Herald

The student body of Patton High School has chosen 14 members of the senior class to be on the 2018 homecoming court.

Freedom visits Watauga for NWC 3A/4A title as bad weather looms  Morganton News Herald

BOONE — Luke Little's first trip to Watauga will be a big one.

Freedom vets shine on Sr. Night as Birchfield breaks another record  Morganton News Herald

Monday night was one for the Freedom football team's seniors.

Freedom girls basketball team to play in Coaches vs. Cancer Shootout  Morganton News Herald

The Freedom girls basketball team is challenged annually in the preseason at its host Super Saturday mega scrimmage event.

H.S. ROUNDUP: Freedom tennis nips Patton in doubles  Morganton News Herald

Tied 3-3 through the singles portion of play on Thursday afternoon, the visiting Freedom girls tennis team took two of three doubles matches to clip rival Patton ...

Foundation awards scholarships to local graduates  Morganton News Herald

Members of the State Employees' Credit Union have presented $10000 four-year college scholarships to four recent graduates of Burke County Public Schools ...

Freedom falls to Watauga, 35-16, in NWC 3A/4A showdown  Morganton News Herald

BOONE — Freedom first-year head coach Luke Little said earlier in the week his team could have success against Watauga if it took care of the football.

Freedom grad Gardin gets tryout with Bears  Morganton News Herald

LAKE FOREST, Ill. — One of the most prolific players in Freedom High and N.C. A&T history is getting a shot at the NFL.

Freedom announces 3 new coaches, new assistant AD  Morganton News Herald

Freedom High athletic director Casey Rogers on Thursday confirmed that the school has named new head coaches in boys soccer, girls soccer and wrestling, ...

Patton High School 2018 Group Photos | Gallery  Morganton News Herald

Pictured (front row, from left) are: Caleb Allman, Matthew Anders, Raleigh Avery, Luis Banales, Hunter Barbee, Carlos Batz, Hannah Bauer, Tripp Berry; (second ...

'Burke Burger Battle' to unite Burke football teams  Morganton News Herald

Four local high school football players have been preparing for a challenge off of the field that won't exactly test their athletic ability, but rather their appetites.

Former band director inducted into hall of fame  Morganton News Herald

Wynn Justice, a former band director at Freedom High School, was recently inducted into the North Carolina Band Master's Association Hall of Fame during a ...

School board reviews proposed 2019-20 BCPS calendar  Morganton News Herald

The Burke County Board of Education took a closer look at next year's Burke County Public Schools calendar at Monday's regularly scheduled work session at ...

Draughn High School 2018 Group Photos | Gallery  Morganton News Herald

Pictured (first row, from left) are Katie Icard*, Shaedyn Housh*, Emily Baker*, Kayleigh Sigmon*, Gaomong Lo+, Courtney Lowman*, Brook Buchanan*, Molly ...

East Burke High School 2018 Group Photos | Gallery  Morganton News Herald

Tanner Abernethy, Katilyn Addair, Gracie Aldridge, Brandan Allen, Jeffrey Annas, Hannah Baker, Mary Beaver, Elaina Berry, Caelob Bodan, Devin Bodde, ...

Student charged after report of threat to 'shoot up the school'  Morganton News Herald

A high school student was arrested after police say she made threats to shoot up a school on Monday.

Mountain View Elementary takes shape with school quickly approaching  Morganton News Herald

On Monday, the new Mountain View Elementary School was bustling with workers who were racing to complete some of the final tasks on the pristine building.

Freedom hires Havelock’s Bryant as football coach  Morganton News Herald

The Freedom football program ended its search for a new head coach on Tuesday, landing two-time AP state coach of the year Jim Bob Bryant, who guided ...

Homecoming court chosen, queen to be crowned Friday  Morganton News Herald

East Burke High School will be celebrating their 2018 homecoming on Oct. 5 during the football game against Patton High School. The student body selected 12 ...

Vote eliminates senior project as graduation requirement  Morganton News Herald

For students in Burke County Public Schools, a senior project no longer will be a requirement for graduation.

Burke County residents honor local veterans with annual service  Morganton News Herald

A steady downpour of rain did little to deter the community from coming out in force to honor local veterans at the annual Burke County Veterans Day *service* ...

Calendar of events (Sunday, Dec. 9 to Saturday, Dec. 15)  Morganton News Herald

Check out these events taking place around Burke County this week (Dec. 9-15):

8 rescued from Catawba River  Morganton News Herald

What was supposed to be a cool family outing on the Catawba River quickly turned in a nightmare for an area family.

Combined Choirs concert set for Sunday  Morganton News Herald

Members of the Morganton Combined Choirs group are getting ready to spread holiday spirit with the annual concert that has become a beloved community ...

Students named to homecoming court  Morganton News Herald

Freedom High School has officially named 12 students to their 2017 homecoming court and the queen and maid of honor will be crowned on Friday night.

Freedom Classic 2017 Marching Band Competition | Gallery  Morganton News Herald

All four high school marching bands (Draughn, Patton, East Burke and Freedom) along with many others from surrounding and nearby counties traveled to ...

Freedom girls basketball team caps dream season with state title  Morganton News Herald

CHAPEL HILL -- For the first time ever, Burke County high school basketball fans have witnessed perfection. The No. 1 Freedom girls basketball team topped off ...

Burke Co. prep football teams announce 2018 schedules  Morganton News Herald

All four Burke County high schools recently released their 2018 football regular-season schedules. And as expected, the 2018 version looks a lot like the 2017 ...

PHOTOS: East Burke football first day of practice  Morganton News Herald

WAYNE WHALEY/THE NEWS HERALD. The East Burke football program and second-year head coach Mark Buffamoyer converged on campus in Icard for the ...

GALLERY: Draughn High School 2018 Prom | Gallery  Morganton News Herald

Students from Draughn High School experienced their prom at Moretz Mills in Hickory with a theme of "A Night in Vegas." Take a look a images from the ...

N.C. Senate - District 46 race - Warren Daniel  Morganton News Herald

N.C. Senate - District 46 race. Name: Warren Daniel. Party: Republican. Age: Over 40. Education: Graduate of Freedom High School; the United States Military ...

Wheatmore blanks Patton, ends Panthers’ streak in playoff openers  Morganton News Herald

TRINITY — Workhorse senior running back Alex Trexler ran 24 times for 131 yards and scored two touchdowns as host Wheatmore defeated Patton 24-0 on ...

Freedom junior takes over winter clothing collection project  Morganton News Herald

A junior at Freedom High School is making sure the tradition of keeping the local community warm during the winter season continues.

Community to recognize veterans with services, free meals  Morganton News Herald

Burke County will recognize Veterans Day with multiple services and a variety of free meals for local veterans: Friday. » Veterans Day *Service*. Carolinas ...

School system proposes new district lines, feeder patterns in preparation for Mountain View opening  Morganton News Herald

Students in Burke County Public Schools may see a change in which school they will be attending for the 2018-19 academic year.

Ecumenical group to offer community Thanksgiving worship service  Morganton News Herald

Local churches invite residents of Burke County to join them in a Thanksgiving *service* to celebrate God through preaching, singing, dance and fellowship.

Retired Freedom High choral director inducted into hall of fame  Morganton News Herald

On April 30, the North Carolina Music Educators' Association recognized retired Freedom High School choral director Jim Gossler by inducting him into the ...

Draughn homecoming court selected, parade scheduled  Morganton News Herald

It is almost autumn again. The leaves are beginning to turn and the air will have a chill to it soon. Football has been in full swing for weeks now.

‘Construction rodeo’ links CTE students to local industries  Morganton News Herald

Two high school students from Burke County are certain that once they graduate from high school they do not want to be sitting at a desk job.

School board gets 2nd look at redistricting plan  Morganton News Herald

At its regularly scheduled meeting late Monday, the Burke County Board of Education took a second look at a proposed school redistricting plan.

PHOTOS: "Blue Elves" with Morganton Public Safety | Community  Morganton News Herald

The spirit of giving was seen, heard and felt on Saturday as Morganton Department of Public Safety held their “Blue Elves” event at the Mountain View ...

VIDEO: Young boy and his 'Freedom Chicken' become popular novelty at local parade  Morganton News Herald

CALDWELL COUNTY — Pet chickens that started as a way to teach responsibility have achieved a boy and one of his chickens celebrity statuses in Glen Alpine ...

H.S. BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Patton caps off rebound week with 2 more wins  Morganton News Herald

After dropping three straight games, the Patton baseball team capped off a three-win week at home against in-county and Northwestern Foothills 2A Athletic ...

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