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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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