Friday Night Football

  COVID-19 changes slow college football recruiting

August 14 would have been the unofficial start of the high school football season in North Carolina, before the North Carolina High School Athletic Association pushed back to the start of fall sports.

  It’s official: Pittsburgh Steelers sign former Ashley standout Alex Highsmith

  N.C. high school sports to be delayed until at least Sept. 1

  NCHSAA still discussing options for resuming sports following Cooper announcement

Teen injured in ATV accident released from hospital Saturday

  NC high school sports allowed to resume June 15, NCHSAA says

Laney hires Luke Little as new football coach

Continued Coverage

Pender High School football coach Tim Smith steps down

  Lee County downs New Hanover in 3AA East Final

  Friday Night Football pregame east final preview

  Laney football coach steps down

  Chase Nixon making the most of his time as starting quarterback for New Hanover Wildcats

High school football 4th round playoff schedule

  High school football 3rd round scoreboard

High school football 3rd round scoreboard

  Hoggard and New Hanover football teams ready for 3rd round

The Hoggard Vikings and New Hanover Wildcats are the only two high school football teams still playing.

  Friday Night Football pregame third round playoff preview

WECT's Friday Night Football Pregame brings you an early look at the upcoming high school football schedule each week.

NCHSAA football 3rd round playoff schedule

NCHSAA football 3rd round playoff schedule

  High school football 2nd round playoff scoreboard

  New Hanover and West Brunswick football teams ready for round two

  Friday Night Football playoff round two preview

  Hoggard Vikings ready for playoff run

2nd round NCHSAA football playoff schedule

  High school football 1st round playoff scoreboard

  Friday Night Football Pregame 1st round playoff

WECT's Friday Night Football Pregame brings you an early look at the upcoming high school football schedule each week.

  East Bladen named WECT All Star team of the week

The East Bladen football team is the week four WECT All-Star team of the week, presented by Hardee’s.This past Friday night the Eagles beat West Bladen, 42-6, to close out the regular season with a 5-5 record.This coming Friday night the 15th seeded Eagles will hit the road to battle No. 2 Southw

  Friday Night Football Pregame week 12

WECT's Friday Night Football Pregame brings you an early look at the upcoming high school football schedule each week.

  New Hanover named WECT All Star team of the week

The New Hanover Wildcats football team is the week four WECT All-Star team of the week, presented by Hardee’s.

  New twist to Vikings and Wildcats rivalry

The rivalry between on the football field between Hoggard and New Hanover has a new twist.

  High school football scoreboard week 11

High school football scoreboard week 11

  Topsail football players giving back to younger students

Friday mornings during the season, the Topsail High School football team is trying to bring smiles to elementary students.

  Friday Night Football pregame week 11

WECT's Friday Night Football Pregame brings you an early look at the upcoming high school football schedule each week.

  Kicker leading the way for the New Hanover football special teams

When it comes to kickers, the New Hanover Wildcats have one of the best in the country in senior Owen Daffer.

  Hoggard named WECT All Star team of the week

The Hoggard Vikings football team is the week four WECT All-Star team of the week, presented by Hardee’s.

  Friday Night Football week 10 scoreboard

Friday Night Football week 10 schedule

  Pender football player won’t let injury keep him away from the field

For Pender High School senior Raekwon Walker, playing football hasn’t come easy.

  Friday Night Football Pregame week 10

WECT's Friday Night Football Pregame brings you an early look at the upcoming high school football schedule each week.

AP prep football poll for N.C.

The Associated Press state high school football poll for the week of October 22, first-place votes in parentheses, records and total points as voted upon by a statewide panel of prep sports writers:

  Wallace-Rose Hill named WECT All Star team of the week

The Wallace-Rose Hill football team is the week four WECT All-Star team of the week, presented by Hardee’s.

  Autistic middle school student tackles stigma and directs high school band

Caleb McAllister is an 8th grader at Central Middle School. He lives with Asperger Syndrome, it’s a disorder that can make socializing with others difficult.

  Friday Night Football week 9 scoreboard

Friday Night Football week 9 schedule

  Friday Night Football Pregame week nine

WECT's Friday Night Football Pregame brings you an early look at the upcoming high school football schedule each week.

  Whiteville named WECT All Star team of the week

The Whiteville football team is the week four WECT All-Star team of the week, presented by Hardee’s.

  Friday Night Football week 8 scoreboard

High School football scoreboard

  Friday Night Football Pregame week 8

WECT's Friday Night Football Pregame brings you an early look at the upcoming high school football schedule each week.

  Whiteville football trying to end championship drought

The seniors of the seniors on the Whiteville (4-1) football have won a conference championship, playoff games, but are missing one thing.

AP prep football poll for N.C.

The Associated Press state high school football poll for the week of October 8, first-place votes in parentheses, records and total points as voted upon by a statewide panel of prep sports writers:

  Pender named WECT All Star team of the week

The Pender football is the week four WECT All-Star team of the week, presented by Hardee’s.

  Scheduling problems make Wallace-Rose Hill stronger

The Wallace-Rose Hill Bulldogs football program has won six state championship (2009, 10, 14, 15,16, 17) the past decade.

  Friday Night Football week seven scoreboard

Friday Night Football week seven scoreboard

  High school football teams deal with high temperatures

High school football coaches are dealing with more than just the pressure to win games.

East Columbus football to forfeit Friday game against Red Springs

The East Columbus football team will forfeit Friday night’s football home game against Red Springs

  Friday Night Football Pregame week 7

WECT's Friday Night Football Pregame brings you an early look at the upcoming high school football schedule each week.

AP prep football poll for N.C.

The Associated Press state high school football poll for the week of October 1, first-place votes in parentheses, records and total points as voted upon by a statewide panel of prep sports writers:

Laney named WECT All Star team of the week

The Laney High School football is the week four WECT All-Star team of the week, presented by Hardee’s.

  Friday Night Football weeks six scoreboard

Friday Night Football weeks six scoreboard

  Friday Night Football Pregame week six

WECT's Friday Night Football Pregame brings you an early look at the upcoming high school football schedule each week.

  North Brunswick not letting injuries change team goals

The injury bug has taken a bite out of the North Brunswick High School football team.

AP prep football poll for N.C.

The Associated Press state high school football poll for the week of September 24, first-place votes in parentheses, records and total points as voted upon by a statewide panel of prep sports writers:

  South Brunswick named WECT All Star team of the week

The South Brunswick High School football is the week four WECT All-Star team of the week, presented by Hardee’s.

  Week five Friday Night Football scoreboard

Week five Friday Night Football scoreboard

  New Hanover football putting perfect record on the line Friday

The New Hanover High School football team will put its perfect record on the line when they host Jack Britt Friday night at Legion Stadium at 7 p.m.

  Friday Night Football Pregame week five

WECT's Friday Night Football Pregame brings you an early look at the upcoming high school football schedule each week.

  East Duplin ends losing streak with win over Ashley

The East Duplin Panthers beat the Ashley Screaming Eagles, 48-0, on Tuesday night.

AP prep football poll for N.C.

The Associated Press state high school football poll for the week of September 17, first-place votes in parentheses, records and total points as voted upon by a statewide panel of prep sports writers:

West Brunswick named WECT All Star Team of the week

The West Brunswick High School football is the week four WECT All-Star team of the week, presented by Hardee’s.

  West Brunswick football working towards goals

Coming into the season there were high expectations for the West Brunswick High School football team.

  Week four Friday Night Football scoreboard

Week four Friday Night Football scoreboard

  Laney Buccaneers kicker making history

Laney High School’s Natalie Gislason wanted to play a sport in the fall. She ultimately decided she wanted to play football.

  Friday Night Football Pregame week four

WECT's Friday Night Football Pregame brings you an early look at the upcoming high school football schedule each week.

  High school football week three make up schedule

High school football week three make up schedule

AP prep football poll for N.C.

The Associated Press state high school football poll for the week of September 10, first-place votes in parentheses, records and total points as voted upon by a statewide panel of prep sports writers:

High school football week 4 schedule

High school football week 4 schedule

WECT All Star team for week two

The West Columbus Vikings are the week two WECT All-Star team of the week, presented by Hardee’s.

  Friday Night Football week two scoreboard

Friday Night Football week two schedule

  Friday Night Football Pregame week two

WECT's Friday Night Football Pregame brings you an early look at the upcoming high school football schedule each week.

  Hoggard Vikings football ready to get on the field

Its week two of the high school football regular season and the Hoggard Vikings still haven’t played a game.

WECT All Star Team of the week

The Topsail High School football is the week one WECT All-Star team of the week, presented by Hardee’s.

  Friday Night Football week one scoreboard

Friday Night Football week one schedule

  NC high school football players now eligible for international play

According to a recent rule change by the North Carolina High School Athletic Association, high school football athletes are now eligible for international play under USA Football.

2019 high school football weekly schedule

2019 high school football weekly schedule

  South Brunswick ready to start the season as road warriors

Work is underway at South Brunswick High School’s Jack Campbell Stadium to replace the natural grass with field turf.