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Cape Fear Archived Articles 2009-2016

Cape Fear wrestlers Aponte, Vernagallo bring home state titles (Fayetteville Observer - 2/19/17)

Fayetteville Observer's Athletes of the Week - Josh Jones 
(Cape Fear - Wrestling) (Fayetteville Observer - 2/15/17)

Cape Fear wrestler Michael Vernagallo seeks unbeaten season (Fayetteville Observer - 2/9/17)

Cape Fear's Aponte finds his talent on wrestling mat (Fayetteville Observer - 1/31/17)

Cape Fear pins down Mid-South 4-A wrestling crown (Fayetteville Observer - 1/28/17)

Cape Fear outlasts Seventy-First 62-57 to stay playoff-relevant (Fayetteville Observer - 1/28/16)

Fayetteville Observer's Athletes of the Week - Tyson Leavitt (Cape Fear - Swimming) (Fayetteville Observer - 1/18/17)

E.E. Smith avenges loss to Cape Fear (Fayetteville Observer - 1/7/16)

Fayetteville Observer's Athletes of the Week - A.J. Baldwin (Cape Fear - Basketball) (Fayetteville Observer - 1/4/17)

Jaclyn Shambaugh: Cape Fear boys, Smith girls face different paths after tournament titles (Fayetteville Observer - 1/3/17)

Cape Fear boys defeat E.E. Smith 85-73 for program's first Holiday Classic title (Fayetteville Observer - 12/31/16)

Cape Fear QB Justice Galloway-Velazquez named region player of the year (Fayetteville Observer - 12/24/16)

Fayetteville Observer's Athletes of the Week - Michael Vernagallo (Cape Fear - Wrestling) (Fayetteville Observer - 12/21/16)

Cape Fear, Pine Forest win individual All Mid-South Conference honors (Fayetteville Observer - 12/18/16)

Despite title game loss, Cape Fear is a program on the rise (Fayetteville Observer - 12/18/16)

Patrick Obley: Colts' loss will inspire hunger to build on record-setting season (Fayetteville Observer - 12/18/16)

Devastated, but rightly proud of their state runner-up Colts (Fayetteville Observer - 12/18/16)

Cape Fear falls to Greensboro Dudley 54-0 in state 4-A championship game (Fayetteville Observer - 12/17/16)

Happening now: Cape Fear fans reveling in first football state championship appearance (Fayetteville Observer - 12/17/16)

Prep Football Game of the Week: Cape Fear (15-0) vs. Greensboro Dudley (14-1) (Fayetteville Observer - 12/16/16)

'Whole east of the river' backing Cape Fear's historical run (Fayetteville Observer - 12/15/16)

Mayors of Fayetteville, Greensboro place friendly wager on state title football game (Fayetteville Observer - 12/15/16)

Jaclyn Shambaugh: Colts look to keep proving doubters wrong (Fayetteville Observer - 12/14/16)

Coach Jake Thomas sets pace for state championship-bound Cape Fear (Fayetteville Observer - 12/14/16)

Fayetteville Observer's Athletes of the Week - Madeline Shook (Cape Fear - Swimming) (Fayetteville Observer - 12/14/16)

What is Cape Fear High's "Colt Creed"? Here's the answer (Fayetteville Observer - 12/14/16)

Cape Fear two-way star A.J. Baldwin has clear view of big picture (Fayetteville Observer - 12/13/16)

Cape Fear vs. Greensboro Dudley: Five things to watch in Saturday's NCHSAA 4-A final (Fayetteville Observer - 12/13/16)

Looking back at Cape Fear's biggest football win prior to this season (Fayetteville Observer - 12/13/16)

Cape Fear begins preparations for state title game against Greensboro Dudley (Fayetteville Observer -12/12/16)

Cape Fear defeats Scotland 27-7 for state 4-A championship berth (Fayetteville Observer - 12/10/16)

Unbeaten Cape Fear, Scotland clash with winner going to state 4-A title game (Fayetteville Observer - 12/8/16)

Hard-hitting, hungry Cape Fear defense ready for regional final (Fayetteville Observer - 12/7/16)

Jaclyn Shambaugh: Scotland, Cape Fear have dissimilar football histories (Fayetteville Observer - 12/6/16)

Cape Fear, on deepest run in program history, beats Cardinal Gibbons 47-33 (Fayetteville Observer - 12/3/16)

Game of the Week: Raleigh Cardinal Gibbons at Cape Fear (Fayetteville Observer - 12/1/16)

Fayetteville Observer's Athletes of the Week - Malik Knight (Cape Fear - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 11/30/16)

Fayetteville Observer's Athletes of the Week - Dallas Wilson (Cape Fear - Wrestling) (Fayetteville Observer - 11/30/16)

Jaclyn Shambaugh: Cape Fear defense has taken it to another level in playoffs (Fayetteville Observer - 11/30/16)

Cape Fear makes stand to stop West Johnston in OT (Fayetteville Observer - 11/26/16)

Jaclyn Shambaugh: Last 2 county teams face different circumstances in Round 2 (Fayetteville Observer - 11/23/16)

Cape Fear adjusts on fly to topple Clayton 62-3 in first round of 4-A playoffs (Fayetteville Observer - 11/19/16)

Cape Fear pitcher Gavin Williams signs with East Carolina (Fayetteville Observer - 11/17/16)

Cape Fear's softball Bri Bryant and Haley Cashwell make commitments official (Fayetteville Observer - 11/15/16)

Three Cumberland County teams start football playoffs at home (Fayetteville Observer - 11/13/16)

Prep football game of the week: Cape Fear (10-0, 5-0) at Pine Forest (7-3, 3-2) (Fayetteville Observer - 11/10/16)

Cape Fear secures program's first 10-win season with 36-10 victory vs. South View (Fayetteville Observer - 11/5/16)

Cape Fear claims Mid-South boys' soccer title with 5-2 win over Seventy-First (Fayetteville Observer - 11/3/16)

Fayetteville Observer's Athletes of the Week - Ben Elliott (Cape Fear - Soccer) (Fayetteville Observer - 11/2/16)

Fayetteville Observer's Athletes of the Week - Juan Alexis Alvarado (Cape Fear - Cross Country) (Fayetteville Observer - 11/2/16)

Fayetteville Observer's Athletes of the Week - Tamerah Sebree (Cape Fear - Cross Country) (Fayetteville Observer - 11/2/16)

Cape Fear previls in bruising 1st-round battle with Wilmington Laney, 3-2 (Fayetteville Observer - 10/27/16)

Fayetteville Observer's Athletes of the Week - Beth Ketterman (Cape Fear - Cross Country) (Fayetteville Observer - 10/26/16)

Fayetteville Observer's Athletes of the Week - Colton Danks (Cape Fear - Cross Country) (Fayetteville Observer - 10/26/16)

Jaclyn Shambaugh: Soft schedule could be keeping Colts out of state rankings (Fayetteville Observer - 10/25/16)

Overhills beats Cape Fear to win Mid-South volleyball tournament (Fayetteville Observer - 10/25/16)

QB Justice Galloway-Velazquez dominant as Colts go to 8-0 (Fayetteville Observer - 10/22/16)

Cape Fear beats Seventy-First, makes school history with 7-0 start (Fayetteville Observer - 10/7/16)

Prep football game of the week: Colts, Falcons could decide conference title (Fayetteville Observer - 10/5/16)

Fayetteville Observer's Athletes of the Week - Bradley Suggs (Cape Fear - Cross Country) (Fayetteville Observer - 10/5/16)

Fayetteville Observer's Athletes of the Week - A.J. Baldwin (Cape Fear - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 10/5/16)

Cape Fear equals best start with 6-0 record after 41-22 win vs. Overhills (Fayetteville Observer - 10/2/16)

Fayetteville Observer's Athletes of the Week - Chloe Arnette (Cape Fear - Tennis) (Fayetteville Observer - 9/21/16)

Fayetteville Observer's Athletes of the Week - Anthony Hall (Cape Fear - Cross Country) (Fayetteville Observer - 9/21/16)

Cape Fear tops South Johnston, 45-0, heads into off week unbeaten (Fayetteville Observer - 9/17/16)

Justice Galloway-Velazquez leads Cape Fear over Terry Sanford, 42-35 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/10/16)

Football Game of the Week: Cape Fear (3-0) at Terry Sanford (3-0), 7:00 p.m. (Fayetteville Observer - 9/8/16)

Cape Fear solves Gray's Creek defense for easy win (Fayetteville Observer - 9/2/16)

Justice Galloway-Velaquez, Cape Fear persevere in 50-28 win over Westover (Fayetteville Observer - 8/27/16)

Prep Football Game of the Week:  Cape Fear at Westover (Fayetteville Observer - 8/25/16)

Galloway-Velazquez rallies Cape Fear to season-opening win over Triton (Fayetteville Observer - 8/19/16)

CAPE FEAR IRON MAN:  Mosely faster, stronger, leaner thanks to weight room (Fayetteville Observer - 8/18/16)

Region prep football gets early kickoff with Triton at Cape Fear on Thursday night (Fayetteville Observer - 8/17/16)

Five football players to watch: Cape Fear (Fayetteville Observer - 8/12/16)

Cape Fear hopes for return to state 4-A football playoffs (Fayetteville Observer - 8/11/16)

Cape Fear shortstop Haley Cashwell named MaxPreps Junior All-American (Fayetteville Observer - 8/3/16)

Cape Fear: Knight getting in sync with QB to enhance ground game (Fayetteville Observer - 8/1/16)

Cole Humphrey Foundation presents check to Cape Fear High School (Fayetteville Observer - 7/22/16)

Earl Vaughan Jr.'s spring football tour: Cape Fear (Fayetteville Observer - 6/6/16)







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