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Up & Coming Weekly Scholar Athlete of the Week - Ashlyn Burton (Seventy First - Soccer) (6/13/17)

Up & Coming Weekly Scholar Athlete of the Week - Alia Iyar (Seventy First - Soccer) (6/20/17)

Up & Coming Weekly Scholar Athlete of the Week - Evelynd Arias (Seventy First - Soccer) (6/13/17)

Up & Coming Weekly Scholar Athlete of the Week - Arana Blake (Seventy First -Massey Hill Classical - Soccer) (6/6/17)

Up & Coming Weekly Scholar Athlete of the Week - Unique Nash (Seventy First - Softball) (5/30/17)

Seventy-First hoops sends three to local JuCo programs (Fayetteville Observer - 5/23/17)

Sammy Batten: Seventy-First's Jerome Bentley fights through tragedy to achieve success (Fayetteville Observer - 5/18/17)

Up & Coming Weekly Scholar Athlete of the Week - Payton Short (Seventy First - Softball) (5/9/17)

Up & Coming Weekly Scholar Athlete of the Week - Taylor Clark (Seventy First - Softball) (5/2/17)

Up & Coming Weekly Scholar Athlete of the Week - Jayla Speaks (Seventy First - Softball) (4/25/17)

Fayetteville Observer's Athletes of the Week - J'mon Raeford (Seventy First - Basketball) (Fayetteville Observer - 3/8/17)

Fayetteville Observer's Athletes of the Week - Xzavier Howard (Seventy First - Basketball) (Fayetteville Observer - 3/8/17)

Seventy-First boys fall to Leesville Road in Eastern semifinals (Fayetteville Observer - 3/1/17)

Jaclyn Shambaugh: Seventy-First boys prove old adage of peaking late (Fayetteville Observer - 2/28/17)

Seventy-First ends Heritage's dream season with third-round upset (High School OT.com - 2/26/17)

Seventy-First boys rally in the fourth quarter to win (Fayetteville Observer - 2/24/17)

Seventy-First boys rally in second half for win (Fayetteville Observer - 2/22/17)

Seventy-First, Terry Sanford boys', girls' to host basketball playoff games (Fayetteville Observer - 2/20/17)

Falcons win tournament in double overtime (Fayetteville Observer - 2/18/17)

Fifth-seeded Seventy-First girls win conference tournament title (Fayetteville Observer - 2/18/17)

E.E. Smith boys knock Seventy-First out of conference lead, 72-70 OT (Fayetteville Observer - 2/11/17)

Fayetteville Observer's Athletes of the Week - J'mon Raeford (Seventy First - Basketball) (Fayetteville Observer - 2/8/17)

Seventy-First boys stay in Mid-South hunt with 73-68 victory vs. Overhills (Fayetteville Observer - 2/1/17)

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

Fayetteville Observer's Athletes of the Week - Najee Thomas (Seventy First - Basketball) (Fayetteville Observer - 1/18/17)

Birthday boy J'mon Raeford powers Seventy-First past E.E. Smith (Fayetteville Observer - 1/14/17)

Overhills boys gets back on track with 55-52 win over Seventy-First (Fayetteville Observer - 1/4/17)

Fayetteville Observer's Athletes of the Week - Zion Autry (Seventy First - Basketball) (Fayetteville Observer - 12/21/16)

Fayetteville Observer's Athletes of the Week - Jmon Raeford (Seventy First - Basketball) (Fayetteville Observer - 12/14/16)

Fayetteville Observer's Athletes of the Week - Raymond Grate (Seventy First - Soccer) (Fayetteville Observer - 11/9/16)

Panthers bring pizzaz to Seventy-First (Fayetteville Observer - 11-4-16)

Panthers will show military appreciation at 71st (Fayetteville Observer - 11/3/16)

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

Seventy-First takes frustration out on Pine Forest with 44-16 win (Fayetteville Observer - 10/29/16)

Falcons, Trojans to meet in soccer (Fayetteville Observer - 10/28/16)

Prep football game of the week: Seventy-First (6-2, 2-1) at Pine Forest (7-2, 3-1) (Fayetteville Observer - 10/27/16)

Fayetteville Observer's Athletes of the Week - Hasani Anderson (Seventy First - Soccer) (Fayetteville Observer - 10/26/16)

Bennett's goal lifts Pine Forest to win (over Seventy First) and Mid-South 4-A soccer crown (Fayetteville Observer - 10/25/16)

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

Seventy-First soccer player within his rights to to protest during national anthem (Fayetteville Observer - 10/6/16)

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

Fayetteville Observer's Athletes of the Week - Noah Lunsford (Seventy First - Soccer/Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 10/5/16)

Jaclyn Shambaugh: Seventy-First's Elijah McFadyen breaks through as best scorer in state (Fayetteville Observer - 10/4/16)

Seventy First, Elijah McFadyen take control early in 42-21 win over South View (Fayetteville Observer - 10/2/16)

Prep football game of the week: South View (4-2, 1-0) at Seventy First (5-1, 1-0) (Fayetteville Observer - 9/29/16)

Seventy First ground game paves the way for for 40-14 win at Jack Britt (Fayetteville Observer - 9/24/16)

Fayetteville Observer's Athletes of the Week - Hasani Anderson (Seventy First - Soccer) (Fayetteville Observer - 9/14/16)

Jaclyn Shambaugh: Young O-line keeping Seventy First running game in step (Fayetteville Observer - 9/13/16)

Seventy-First overcomes miscues to top Hoke County 41-22 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/2/16)

Hoggard defense shuts down Falcons for Week 2 football win (Wilmington Star News - 8/27/16)

Seventy-First's McFadyen, Johnson get better of Northern Durham, 27-10 (Fayetteville Observer - 8/20/16)

FLIPPING THE FIELD: Falcon's McFadyen making switch from hunter to hunted (Fayetteville Observer - 8/18/16)

Seventy-First duo battle for starting quarterback spot (Fayetteville Observer -8/8/16)

Seventy First: Seniors Hines, Williams keep Falcons pumped up (Fayetteville Observer - 8/1/16)

Earl Vaughan Jr.'s spring football tour: Seventy First (Fayetteville Observer - 6/7/16)

Seventy-First's Tyler Thomas signs to play basketball for Mount Olive (Fayetteville Observer - 6/6/16)

Six from Cape Fear region picked for East-West All-Star football game (Fayetteville Observer - 4/29/16)

Fayetteville Observer's Athletes of the Week - Zhara Trott (Seventy First - Soccer) (Fayetteville Observer - 3/9/16)

Apex eliminates Seventy-First boys from playoffs (Fayetteville Observer - 2/26/16)

Seventy First struggles past Panther Creek (Fayetteville Observer - 2/24/16)

Seventy-First running back Paul Underwood signs with Fayetteville State (Fayetteville Observer - 2/11/16)

Seventy-First boys win to clinch top seed in sectional (Fayetteville Observer - 2/10/16)

Wednesday's prep roundup: Seventy-First boys stay in first place (Fayetteville Observer - 2/3/16)

Seventy-First's Tyler Thomas had gone from defensive stopper to leading scorer (Fayetteville Observer - 1/25/16)

First-place Falcons run past Jack Britt (Fayetteville Observer - 1/22/16)

Falcons roll to victory, move into first place (Fayetteville Observer - 1/20/16)

Seventy-First High's Emmauel Ukhueligbe commits to Army (Fayetteville Observer - 1/11/16)

Overhills beats Seventy-First for the first time in boys' video (Fayetteville Observer - 1/6/16)

Seventy-First rolls by E.E. Smith (Fayetteville Observer - 12/23/15)

Falcons top Jack Britt with smothering defense (Fayetteville Observer - 12/9/15)

Saturday's prep roundup: Seventy-First boys beat Hoke (Fayetteville Observer - 12/5/15)

Fayetteville Observer's Athletes of the Week - James Elder (Seventy First - Basketball) (Fayetteville Observer - 12/2/15)

Fayetteville Observer's Athletes of the Week - Tyler Thomas (Seventy First - Basketball) (Fayetteville Observer - 12/2/15)

Friday's prep roundup: Hoke takes boys, girls doubleheader from Seventy-First (Fayetteville Observer - 11/20/15)

Prep Spotlight: Seventy-First survives early deficit, down Asheville Roberson (Fayetteville Observer - 11/14/15)

Preps Spotlight: Explaining why Seventy-First is headed west in NCHSAA playoffs isn't easy (Fayetteville Observer - 11/8/15)

Seventy First defense clears way for 37-13 win at E.E. Smith (Fayetteville Observer - 11/6/15)

Pine Forest clinches Mid-South regular season boys' soccer title with 4-3 over Seventy-First (Fayetteville Observer - 10/19/15)

Cape Fear defense comes up big in 14-13 win over Seventy-First (Fayetteville Observer - 10/9/15)

Prep Football Game of the Week: Cape Fear (5-1, 1-0) at Seventy First (5-1, 1-1), 7:00 p.m. (Fayetteville Observer - 10/8/15)

Terry Sanford, Seventy First, South View football teams boast 2015 Shrine Bowl selections (Fayetteville Observer - 10/5/15)

Seventy First gets balanced effort in 39-14 win over South View (Fayetteville Observer - 10/2/15)

Jack Britt shuts out Seventy-First 28-0 in soggy league opener (Fayetteville Observer - 9/26/15)

Game of the week: Jack Britt (4-1) at Seventy First (5-0), 7:00 p.m. (Fayetteville Observer - 9/25/15)

Seventy-First overcomes sluggish start to top Douglas Byrd 35-6 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/19/15)

Seventy-First's 2-time state title winning girls' basketball coach Tracie Taylor steps down (Fayetteville Observer - 9/15/15)

Preps Spotlight: Seventy-First's Paul Underwood among MaxPreps National Football Stat Stard for Week 3 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/10/15)

Paul Underwood leads 71st over Hoke County (Fayetteville Observer - 9/5/15)

Paul Underwood leads Seventy-First over Wilmington Hoggard, 18-7 (Fayetteville Observer - 8/28/15)

Seventy-First rolls over Northern Durham, 55-21 (WRAL High School OT.com - 8/22/15)

Seventy-First 55, Northern Durham 21 (Fayetteville Observer - 8/22/15)

Seventy-First's Tiree Graham to help share the rushing load and more (Fayetteville Observer - 8/21/15)

Q&A: Seventy-First's Deiontae Jones (Fayetteville Observer - 8/21/15)

Seventy First football: 5 players to watch (Fayetteville Observer - 8/18/15)

Prep football preview: Cumberland County's leading rusher Paul Underwood ready to lead Seventy-First to repeat as league champs (Fayetteville Observer - 8/17/15)

Preps Spotlight: Seventy-First's Marcus Battle to receive scholarship from Evan Raines Dream Foundation (Fayetteville Observer - 7/24/15)

The Boys of Summer: Seventy-First (Fayetteville Observer - 7/23/15)

Earl Vaughan Jr.'s county football tour - Seventy-First (Fayetteville Observer - 6/1/15)

Preps Spotlight: Westover's Nekyia Baptiste and Deja Owens, 71st's Sade Rogers sign with Central Carolina Community College (Fayetteville Observer - 6/9/15)

Preps Spotlight: Seventy-First guards Chris Thomas and Joshua Bryant sign letters of intent (Fayetteville Observer - 5/20/15)

Preps spotlight: Steven Mims to coach boys' basketball at alma mater, E.E. Smith (Fayetteville Observer - 4/21/15)

Fayetteville State signs area basketball players Xavier Robinson, Joshua Bryant, Isaiah Vinson, Nykwaun Lucas (Fayetteville Observer - 4/16/15)

Raleigh Millbrook stops Seventy-First in 4-A Eastern Regional, 104-79 (Fayetteville Observer - 3/6/15)

NCHSAA Eastern Regional matchups: Seventy-First vs. Millbrook; Terry Sanford vs. Eastern Alamance (Fayetteville Observer - 3/4/15)

Seventy-First boys hold off Hoggard 59-56 to reach regional round (Fayetteville Observer - 3/3/15)

Seventy-First rolls over Greenville Conley, 60-26 (Fayetteville Observer - 3/2/15)

Seventy-First boys roll past Clayton (Fayetteville Observer - 2/27/15)

Coaches try to keep players focused in long break before postponed playoffs (Fayetteville Observer - 2/15/15)

Prep Athletes of the Week - Joshua Bryant (Seventy First - Basketball) (Fayetteville Observer - 2/11/15)

Boys' basketball roundup: Seventy-First drops Overhills to move to 20-1 (Fayetteville Observer - 2/4/15)

Seventy-First boys rally in 2nd half to defeat South View 66-55 (Fayetteville Observer - 1/27/15)

Seventy-First senior guard Chris Thomas brings Falcons precision and maturity (Fayetteville Observer - 1/27/15)

Preps Spotlight: Seventy-First boys on rise in latest statewide polls (Fayetteville Observer - 1/27/15)

Falcons' defense too much for E.E. Smith (Fayetteville Observer - 1/21/15)

Falcons stay undefeated in conference (Fayetteville Observer - 1/16/15)

Prep Athletes of the Week - Chandni Taylor (Seventy First - Basketball) (Fayetteville Observer - 1/13/15)

Prep Athletes of the Week - Dane Davis (Seventy First - Basketball) (Fayetteville Observer - 1/13/15)

Terry Sanford boys beat Seventy-First 79-52 in Holiday Classic final (Fayetteville Observer - 12/24/14)

Seventy-First boys turn up intensity to pull away from South View, 74-51 (Fayetteville Observer - 12/22/14)

Girls' basketball roundup: Cape Fear trips Seventy-First, 58-53 (Fayetteville Observer - 12/17/14)

South View girls, 71st boys get top seeds for Holiday Classic (Fayetteville Observer - 12/13/14)

Prep Athletes of the Week - Shauntrece Odom (Seventy First - Basketball) (Fayetteville Observer - 12/10/14)

Seventy-First moves to 5-0 with win over Hoke County (Fayetteville Observer - 12/5/14)

Durham Hillside stuns Seventy-First, 27-0 (Fayetteville Observer - 11/22/14)

Seventy-First blanks Durham Riverside, 28-0 (Fayetteville Observer - 11/15/14)

Seventy-First starts quest for state 4-A football title (Fayetteville Observer - 11/13/14)

Prep Athletes of the Week - Paul Underwood (Seventy First - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 11/13/14)

Seventy-First wraps up unbeaten regular season, Mid-South 4-A title with win over E.E. Smith (Fayetteville Observer - 11/8/14)

Vaughan: Seventy-First arrives at perfect season through losses, tragedy (Fayetteville Observer/Earl Vaughan- 11/8/14)

Prep Football Game of the Week: E.E. Smith (4-1, 8-2) at Seventy-First (5-0, 10-0) (Fayetteville Observer - 11/6/14)

Seventy-First stays hot with easy win over Pine Forest (Fayetteville Observer - 11/1/14)

Game of the Week: Seventy-First (4-0, 9-0) at Pine Forest (2-3, 3-7) (Fayetteville Observer - 10/30/14)

Seventy-First fights off Overhills, 21-13 (Fayetteville Observer - 10/18/14)

Seventy-First fights off Cape Fear, 21-11, to stay unbeaten (Fayetteville Observer - 10/11/14)

Prep Football Game of the Week: Seventy-First (7-0, 2-0) at Cape Fear (5-1, 1-0) (Fayetteville Observer - 10/9/14)

Prep football roundup for Saturday, Oct. 4 (Fayetteville Observer - 10/4/14)

Prep Athletes of the Week - Jamel Jolliffe (Seventy First - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 10/2/14)

Seventy-First crushes Jack Britt to remain unbeaten (Fayetteville Observer - 9/27/14)

Game of the Week: Seventy-First (0-0, 5-0) at Jack Britt (0-0, 2-3) (Fayetteville Observer - 9/25/14)

Seventy-First blanks Douglas Byrd, 42-0 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/20/14)

Seventy-First hands Lumberton its first loss, 41-10 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/11/14)

Seventy-First blows past Hoke County, 48-0 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/6/14)

Seventy-First downs Terry Sanford, 20-7 (Fayetteville Observer - 8/30/14)

Cause of death released for 71st football player Evan Raines (Fayetteville Observer - 8/27/14)

Seventy-First runs through Westover, 42-6 (Fayetteville Observer - 8/23/14)

2014 Observer Football Preview: Seventy-First (Fayetteville Observer - 8/21/14)

2014 Observer Football Preview: Seventy-First's Emmanuel Ukhueligbe has talent - on the field and off (Fayetteville Observer - 8/21/14)

Jamel Jolliffe hoping for strong senior season under center for Seventy-First (Fayetteville Observer - 8/9/14)

Energy, enthusiasm carry the day at Seventy-First's opening football practice (Fayetteville Observer - 8/1/14)

Preps Spotlight: Seventy-First's McLaurin said memories of Evan Raines still linger (Fayetteville Observer - 7/16/14)

Cause of death for Seventy-First football player 10 months ago still undetermined (Fayetteville Observer - 5/23/14)

Seventy-First guard Shamaiya Battle signs with Fayetteville State (Fayetteville Observer - 5/8/14)

Prep Athlete of the week - Jolisa Francis (Seventy First - Soccer) (Fayetteville Observer - 4/2/14)

Seventy-First boys can't match Raleigh Millbrook's height (Fayetteville Observer - 3/1/14)

Seventy-First boys make adjustments to top Leesville Road in 2nd round of state playoffs, 65-55 (Fayetteville Observer - 2/27/14)

Seventy-First girls basketball team bewildered by missing activity bus (Fayetteville Observer - 2/26/14)

Seventy-First downs South View in boys' playoff opener (Fayetteville Observer - 2/25/14)

Seventy-First boys edge E.E. Smith in tourney finals (Fayetteville Observer - 2/22/14)

Chinyere Bell leads No. 4 seed Tigers to tournament title (over Seventy First) (Fayetteville Observer - 2/21/14)

Seventy-First, E.E. Smith to meet for boys' Mid-South 4-A tournament title (Fayetteville Observer - 2/20/14)

South View, Seventy-First girls reach Mid-South 4-A basketball title game (Fayetteville Observer - 2/19/14)

Seventy-First girls beat South View to earn share of league lead (Fayetteville Observer - 2/6/14)

Seventy-First scorebook keeper's got game (Fayetteville Observer - 1/27/14)

Seventy-First girls drain 3-pointers to beat Jack Britt (Fayetteville Observer - 1/25/14)

E.E. Smith girls retain share of league lead with 62-53 win over Seventy-First (Fayetteville Observer - 1/22/14)

Seventy-First boys stay unbeaten in Mid-South with 80-55 drubbing of E.E. Smith (Fayetteville Observer - 1/22/14)

Seventy-First pulls away in third quarter to beat Pine Forest (Fayetteville Observer - 1/17/14)

Seventy-First girls' basketball to receive forfeit win due to ineligible player (Fayetteville Observer - 1/15/14)

Seventy-First dominates Overhills to stay perfect in Mid-South play (Fayetteville Observer - 1/8/14)

Seventy-First beats Hoke County in two overtimes (Fayetteville Observer - 1/4/13)

Westover deals Seventy-First first loss on buzzer beater (Fayetteville Observer - 12/19/13)

South View girls avenge last year's losses to Seventy-First (Fayetteville Observer - 12/14/13)

Still few answers in death of Seventy-First's Evan Raines (Fayetteville Observer - 12/14/13)

Seventy-First girls shake off slow start to rally past Jack Britt, 44-40 (Fayetteville Observer - 12/11/13)

Prep Athlete of the week - Chris Thomas (Seventy First - Basketball) (Fayetteville Observer - 11/27/13)

E.E. Smith secures playoff bid with 17-14 win over Seventy-First (Fayetteville Observer - 11/9/13)

Why the Seventy-First/E.E. Smith loser is probably out of the 4-A/4-AA football playoffs and Gray's Creek is probably in the 3-A/3-AA playoffs (Fayetteville Observer/Preps Spotlight - 11/5/13)

Pine Forest nips Seventy-First, 13-12, in overtime (Fayetteville Observer - 11/2/13)

Prep football roundup for Saturday, Oct. 12 (Fayetteville Observer - 10/12/13)

South View pulls away from Seventy-First, 28-7 (Fayetteville Observer - 10/5/13)

Jack Britt races past Seventy-First, 44-26 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/28/13)

Douglas Byrd blanks Seventy-First, 19-0 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/21/13)

Prep Football Game of the Week: Douglas Byrd at Seventy-First (Fayetteville Observer - 9/19/13)

Seventy-First gambles, wins in overtime over Lumberton (Fayetteville Observer - 9/14/13)

Seventy-First pounds Hoke County, 47-27 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/7/13)

Prep Athlete of the week - Jamal Joliffe (Seventy First - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 9/5/13)

Prep football roundup for Saturday, Aug. 31 (Fayetteville Observer - 8/31/13)

Seventy-First wins season opener for fallen teammate (Fayetteville Observer - 8/24/13)

Seventy-First finds release on field; game with Westover will resume tonight (Fayetteville Observer - 8/24/13)

Seventy-First football seniors hope to carry over basketball squad's success (Fayetteville Observer - 8/23/13)

Seventy-First coach Duran McLaurin looking to honor memories for Falcons (Fayetteville Observer - 8/20/13)

Seventy-First football: 5 to watch (Fayetteville Observer - 8/20/13)

Hundreds gather for funeral for fallen Seventy-First High football player Evan Raines (Fayetteville Observer- 8/9/13)

Seventy-First holds vigil for fallen football player Evan Raines (Fayetteville Observer - 8/8/13)

Seventy-First athletic director Lee Williams resigns to take Alamance County job (Fayetteville Observer - 8/7/13)

Seventy-First players take to field Monday, emotions still raw after death of teammate (Fayetteville Observer - 8/5/13)

Questions about Seventy-First's Evan Raines' death still unanswered (Fayetteville Observer - 8/4/13)

Seventy-First football player Evan Raines dies after practice Satruday (Fayeteville Observer - 8/4/13)

Cumberland County teams kick off 2013 prep football season (Fayetteville Observer - 8/1/13)

Nutrition concerns Seventy-First's McLaurin (Fayetteville Observer/Preps Spotlight - 7/17/13)

Touring the county: Seventy First (Fayetteville Observer/Preps Spotlight - 6/28/13)

Westover's Airico Williams and Seventy-First's Ashley McCray to sign with UNC-Pembroke (Fayetteville Observer/Preps Spotlight - 4/16/13)

71st's Munn Fayetteville Observer Region Player of the Year in girls' basketball (Fayetteville Observer - 3/25/13)

Athlete of the Week - Alyssa McCray (Seventy First - Soccer) (Fayetteville Observer - 3/13/13)

Raleigh Broughton rallies, topples Seventy-First to advance to NCHSAA 4-A boy's state championship basketball game (Fayetteville Observer - 3/9/13)

Southeast Raleigh girls smother Seventy-First 83-51 in Eastern Regional semifinal (Fayetteville Observer - 3/6/13)

Seventy-First boys beat Clayton 84-69 in regional semifinal (Fayetteville Observer - 3/5/13)

Region teams ready for NCHSAA Eastern Regional play (Fayetteville Observer - 3/4/13)

Seventy-First boys win thriller over Hoke County, 54-53, for Eastern Regional berth (Fayetteville Observer - 3/1/13)

Seventy-First girls wear down Wilmington Ashley for 74-52 win, trip to regionals (Fayetteville Observer - 3/1/13)

Basketball: Seventy-First, Westover in action tonight in NCHSAA state playoffs (Fayetteville Observer/Preps Spotlight - 3/1/13)

Unbeaten Seventy-First girls oust South View, 58-44, in state playoffs (Fayetteville Observer - 2/27/13)

Seventy-First boys beat Garner 70-62, set up showdown with Hoke County (Fayetteville Observer - 2/27/13)

Seventy-First boys cruise through the first round (Fayetteville Observer - 2/26/13)

Seventy-First girls win to stay undeated (Fayetteville Observer - 2/26/13)

Seventy-First girls top Jack Britt 61-53, complete undefeated run to Mid-South title (Fayettevile Obsever - 2/23/13)

Seventy-First boys roll to 80-66 win over South View in Mid-South championship (Fayetteville Observer - 2/21/13)

Mid-South girls' basketball: Seventy-First, Jack Britt survive semifianls (Fayetteville Observer - 2/20/13)

Mid-South boys' basketball: Seventy-First, South View advance to final (Fayetteville Observer - 2/20/13)

Seventy-First to have first-round bye, host championship in Mid-South 4-A Conference boys basketball tournament (Fayetteville Observer - 2/16/13)

Seventy-First boys fall to South View for first league loss of season (Fayetteville Observer - 2/15/13)

Marcianna Munn leads 71st girls to a perfect season (Fayetteville Observer - 2/15/13)

Athlete of the Week - Dominic Page (Seventy First - Basketball (Fayetteville Observer - 2/13/13)

Athlete of the Week - Jasmin Aponte' (Seventy First - Bowling) (Fayetteville Observer - 2/13/13)

Seventy-First girls clinch Mid-South 4-A Conference (Fayetteville Observer - 2/12/13)

Tandem carries Seventy-First boys to win (Fayetteville Observer - 2/6/13)

Seventy-First girls beat Trojans to stay perfect (Fayetteville Observer - 2/6/13)

Athlete of the Week - Quincy Swait (Seventy First - Basketball) (Fayetteville Observer - 1/30/13)

Tuesday spotlight: Basketball, more on Seventy-First's Ashley McCray, Westover and Douglas Byrd boys face off (Fayetteville Observer/Preps Spotlight - 1/29/13)

McCray leads 71st by doing less (Fayetteville Observer- 1/28/13)

Seventy-First High School player Quartney Ross stars during national anthem (Fayetteville Observer - 1/28/13)

Seventy-First girls beat Jack Britt 52-32 to improve to 16-0 (Fayetteville Observer - 1/19/13)

Tuesday spotlight: Girls' basketball, Seventy-First and Jack Britt face off Friday (Fayetteville Observer/Preps Spotlight - 1/15/13)

E.E. Smith football coach Duran McLaurin leaving for Seventy-First job (Fayetteville Observer - 1/10/13)

Tuesday spotlight: Seventy-First and Pine Forest face off for Mid-South lead (Fayetteville Observer/Preps Spotlight - 1/8/13)

Hoke County boys beat Seventy-First, 75-72 (Fayetteville Observer - 1/4/13)

Seventy-First girls top South View 65-55 for Holiday Classic title (Fayetteville Observer - 12/30/12)

Seventy-First boys show maturity in Classic final win over upstart E.E. Smith, 79-59 (Fayetteville Observer - 12/30/12)

Seventy-First boys stay perfect with 85-71 win over South View (Fayetteville Observer - 12/29/12)

Holiday Classic set to begin with Seventy-First boys and girls top seeds (Fayetteville Observer - 12/26/12)

Athlete of the Week - Marcianna Munn (Seventy First - Basketball) (Fayetteville Observer - 12/19/12)

Tuesday spotlight: Girls' basketball, in which Seventy-First and Jack Britt are up top in Mid-South (Fayetteville Observer/Preps Spotlight - 12/18/12)

Athlete of the Week - Ashley McCray (Seventy First - Basketball) (Fayetteville Observer - 12/12/12)

Seventy-First gets back at Hoke County with 75-69 payback win (Fayetteville Observer - 12/8/12)

Athlete of the Week - Sidney Knox (Seventy First - Basketball) (Fayetteville Observer - 12/5/12)

Athlete of the Week - Jasmine Quintero (Seventy First - Basketball) (Fayetteville Observer - 12/5/12)

Athlete of the Week - Brandon Fife (Seventy First - Football) (Fayetteville Observer - 10/31/12)

Schramm: After 55 years of coaching, is this the end of the line for Bob Paroli (Fayetteville Observer/Stephen Schramm - 10/27/12)

Jack Britt celebrates Senior Night with 28-8 win over Seventy-First (Fayetteville Observer - 10/20/12)

Cape Fear scores late to down Seventy-First, 15-12 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/22/12)

Hoke County downs Seventy-First, 35-20 (Fayetteville Observer -9/1/12)

71st coach Bob Paroli stepping down at season's end (Fayetteville Observer - 8/22/12)

Scotland shows strength with 35-6 win over Seventy-First (Fayetteville Observer - 8/18/12)

2012 Football Preview: Brandon Fife adds experience to Seventy-First roster (Fayetteville Observer - 8/16/12)

2012 Football Preview: Seventy-First team capsule (Fayetteville Observer - 8/16/12)

Seventy-First noseguard brings his 'A' game (Fayetteville Observer - 8/6/12)

Five players to watch for Seventy-First football (Fayetteville Observer- 8/6/12)

Seventy-First's Emmanuel Ukhueligbe chooses football over soccer (Fayetteville Observer - 7/31/12)

Hoke boys use zone defense to stifle Seventy-First 76-53 (Fayetteville Observer - 2/23/12)

Pine Forest wins Mid-South 4-A tournament title, beating Seventy-First, 71-44 (Fayetteville Observer - 2/18/12)

Seventy-First's Marquis Ragland signs to play football at N.C. A&T (Fayetteville Observer - 2/16/12)

Pine Forest, Seventy-First reach Mid-South 4-A boys' final (Fayetteville Observer- 2/15/12)

South View will face Pine Forest in Mid-South 4-A girls' basketball final (over E.E. Smith and Seventy First) (Fayetteville Observer - 2/15/12)

South View girls finish regular season undefeated  (vs Seventy First) (Fayetteville Observer - 2/11/12)

Vaughan: Seventy-First football coach Bob Paroli honored by peers (Fayetteville Observer/Earl Vaughan - 2/9/12)

Pine Forest boys beat Seventy-First 79-70 in double-overtime (Fayetteville Observer- 2/1/12)

Seventy-First boys beat Jack Britt 69-58 (Fayetteville Observer - 1/18/12)

South View girls slip by Seventy First (Fayetteville Observer - 1/14/12)

Seventy-First girls avenge tournament loss (Fayetteville Observer - 1/4/12)

Pine Forest wins (over Seventy First) behind 30 points by Isaac Lyerly (Fayetteville Observer - 1/4/12)

Senior-laden Pine Forest beats Seventy-First to win Cumberland County Holiday Classic boys title (Fayetteville Observer - 12/31/11)

Pine Forest and Seventy-First advance to boys' Holiday Classic final (Fayetteville Observer - 12/30/11)

Athlete of the Week - Marcianna Munn (Seventy First - Basketball) (Fayetteville Observer - 12/22/11)

Falcons used balanced attack to thump Colts, 89-54 (Fayetteville Observer - 12/14/11)

Falcons overcome jitters to win conference opener (Fayetteville Observer - 12/10/11)

What's next for Seventy-First coach Bob Paroli (Fayetteville Observer/Bret Strelow blog - 11/6/11)

Fuquay-Varina stops Seventy-First, 29-14 (Fayetteville Observer - 11/5/11)

Seventy-First drops South View, 38-6 (Fayetteville Observer - 10/29/11)

Strelow: Paroli, Seventy-First facing must-win scenario (Fayetteville Observer/Bret Strelow - 10/26/11)

Jack Britt shuts out Seventy-First, 27-0, to claim Mid-South championship (Fayetteville Observer - 10/22/11)

Game of the Week: Jack Britt at Seventy-First (Fayetteville Observer - 10/21/11)

Prep football roundup for Friday, Oct. 14 (Fayetteville Observer - 10/15/11)

Cape Fear shuts out Seventy-First, 16-0 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/24/11)

Strelow: Parolis still happy to share a sideline (Fayetteville Observer/Bret Strelow - 9/22/11)

Seventy-First coach Bob Paroli earns 400th career win as Falcons down E.E. Smith (Fayetteville Observer - 9/17/11)

Hoke County blanks Seventy-First, 10-0 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/3/11)

Wilmington Hoggard downs Seventy-First, 27-14 (Fayetteville Observer - 8/26/11)

Scotland denies Seventy-First coach Bob Paroli career win No. 400 (Fayetteville Observer - 8/20/11)

Seventy-First's Bob Paroli going for his 400th win tonight (Fayetteville Observer - 8/19/11)

Memorable wins in Bob Paroli's coaching career (Fayetteville Observer - 8/19/11)

Faith on and off the field fuels Seventy-First's Jonathan Brown (Fayetteville Observer - 8/4/11)

First day of football practice: Seventy First (Fayetteville Observer - 7/31/11)

South View, Seventy-First basketball teams to play at Cameron Indoor Stadium (Fayetteville Observer - 5/27/11)

Athlete of the Week - Alyssa McCray (Seventy First - Soccer)  (Fayetteville Observer - 4/14/11)

Pine Forest downs winless Seventy-First (Fayetteville Observer - 4/2/11)

Crystal Mujica and Tremayne Fuller repeat as Cumberland County bowling champs (Fayetteville Observer - 2/24/11)

South View (vs Seventy First) , E.E. Smith set up Mid-South girls' final showdown (Fayetteville Observer - 2/16/11)

Pine Forest boys rally from late-game defecit to beat Seventy-First in Mid-South 4-A tournament (Fayetteville Observer - 2/15/11)

South View girls win in overtime (vs Seventy First), finish unbeaten (Fayetteville Observer - 2/11/11)

Athlete of the Week - Marcianna Munn (Seventy First - Basketball)  (Fayetteville Observer - 2/10/11)

Strelow: Local backs still hoping for D-1 offers (Fayetteville Observer/Bret Stelow - 2/4/11)

Athlete of the Week - Joshua Megginson (Seventy First - Basketball)  (Fayetteville Observer - 1/20/11)

Terry Sanford heats up with 66-49 win over Seventy-First (Fayetteville Observer - 1/5/11)

E.E. Smith girls three-peat as Holiday Classic champs (over Seventy First ) (Fayetteville Observer - 12/31/10)

Seventy-First, Smith in Holiday Classic girls finals (Fayetteville Observer - 12/30/10)

Seventy-First boys, Smith girls top seeds for Holiday Classic (Fayetteville Observer - 12/26/10)

Seventy-First's Paroli, Scruggs earn region's top honors (Fayetteville Observer - 12/25/10)

Seventy-First's Scruggs, Britt's Brown make AP all-state team (Fayetteville Observer - 12/23/10)

Athlete of the Week - Dione Curtis (Seventy First - Basketball)  (Fayetteville Observer - 12/16/10)

Panther Creek stuns Seventy-First, 35-32 (Fayetteville Observer - 11/27/10)

Seventy-First's patient play beats Westover, 69-54 (Fayetteville Observer - 12/8/10)

Seventy-First riding on wings of Bryant-Dove(Fayetteville Observer - 11/26/10)

Paroli unfazed approaching 400th career winn (Fayetteville Observer - 11/24/10)

Seventy-First storms past Jack Britt, 54-36 (Fayetteville Observer - 11/20/10)

Wiederer: Falcons take care of business against Jack Britt (Fayetteville Observer/Dan Wiederer - 11/20/10)

Paroli seeks 399th career win tonight (Fayetteville Observer/Earl Vaughan blog - 11/19/10)

Britt-71st: How other coaches see the rematch (Fayetteville Observer - 11/19/10)

Jack Britt, Seventy-First square off in football playoffs (Fayetteville Observer - 11/18/10)

Seventy-First fights off Durham Jordan rally in 36-28 win (Fayetteville Observer - 11/13/10)

Seventy-First rallies past South View to claim first conference title since 1993 (Fayetteville Observer - 11/6/10)

Seventy-First/Jack Britt Notes (Fayetteville Observer/Tyler Dunne blog - 10/30/10)

Seventy-First uses power running game to down Jack Britt (Fayetteville Observer - 10/30/10)

For James Scruggs, trips to watch Seventy-First are well worth the effort (Fayetteville Observer - 10/30/10)

Game of the Week: Seventy-First at Jack Britt (Fayetteville Observer - 10/29/10)

71st, Britt QB's not interested in swap (Fayetteville Observer - 10/29/10)

71st stars may have to go both ways against Britt (Fayetteville Observer - 10/29/10)

Bailey, Paroli talk offense (Fayetteville Observer/Tyler Dunne blog - 10/28/10)

Lindsey a weapon for 71st (Fayetteville Observer/Tyler Dunne blog - 10/28/10)

Seventy-First powers past Cape Fear, 36-0 (Fayetteville Observer - 10/23/10)

Seventy-First storms past Terry Sanford, 38-15 (Fayetteville Observer - 10/16/10)

Seventy-First/Terry Sanford Notes (Fayetteville Observer-Tyler Dunne blog - 10/16/10)

Game of the Week: Seventy-First at Terry Sanford (Fayetteville Observer - 10/15/10)

Improved Seventy-First defense making difference (Fayetteville Observer - 10/7/10)

Seventy-First rolls by E.E. Smith for sixth straight victory (Fayetteville Observer - 10/2/10)

Game of the week: Seventy-First vs. E.E. Smith (Fayetteville Observer - 10/1/10)

Athlete of the Week - Jaleen Washington (Seventy First - Football)  (Fayetteville Observer - 9/30/10)

Bryant-Dove, Scruggs power Falcons' offense (Fayetteville Observer - 9/30/10)

Paroli, 71st prep for E.E. SmithParoli, 71st prep for E.E. Smith (Fayetteville Observer/Tyler Dunne blog - 9/29/10)

Seventy-First hammers Pine Forest for fifth straight win (Fayetteville Observer - 9/25/10)

Game of the week: Seventy-First vs. Pine Forest (Fayetteville Observer - 9/24/10)

Athlete of the Week - Maurice Scruggs (Seventy First - Football)  (Fayetteville Observer - 9/23/10)

Seventy-First runs through Wilmington Laney, 42-19 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/18/10)

Athlete of the Week - Tyrel Bryant-Dove (Seventy First - Football)  (Fayetteville Observer - 9/16/10)

Seventy-First rolls over Southern Lee (Fayetteville Observer - 9/11/10)

71st beats the heat (Fayetteville Observer/Tyler Dunne blog - 9/7/10)

Seventy-First runs over Hoke County, 44-13 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/4/10)

Seventy-First blanks Wilmington Hoggard, 30-0 (Fayetteville Observer - 8/28/10)

Scotland Football keeps Falcons grounded in opener (Laurinburg Exchange - 8/21/10)

Scruggs eager to lead Falcons back to championship form (Fayetteville Observer - 8/7/10)

Prep notebook: McCray ranks among state's best (Fayetteville Observer - 4/15/10)

Athlete of the Week - Dasnii Curtis (Seventy First - Track)  (Fayetteville Observer - 4/15/10)

Athlete of the Week - Alyssa McCray (Seventy First - Soccer)  (Fayetteville Observer - 3/18/10)

Seventy-First girls whip Scotland (Fayetteville Observer - 2/23/10)

Whitaker powers E.E. Smith girls to victory (vs Seventy First) (Fayetteville Observer - 2/20/10)

Terry Sanford stays perfect (vs Seventy First), moves on to title game (Fayetteville Observer - 2/19/10)

Seventy-First girls win sloppy semi (Fayetteville Observer - 2/19/10)

Fuller, Mujica the Mid-South's top bowlers (Fayetteville Observer - 2/18/10)

Athlete of the Week - Simone Ewers (Seventy First - Basketball)  (Fayetteville Observer - 2/18/10)

Mid South boys basketball semi final #2: Seventy First vs Terry Sanford. Who ya got!? (Fayetteville Observer/Paul Shugar blog - 2/17/10)

Local basketball players among McDonald's All American team nominees (Fayetteville Observer/Paul Shugar blog - 2/16/10)

Athlete of the Week - Marquis Hines (Seventy First - Basketball)  (Fayetteville Observer - 2/11/10)

Athlete of the Week - Chris Brice (Seventy First - Basketball)  (Fayetteville Observer - 2/4/10)

Bulldogs clinch share of Mid-South title (against Seventy First) (Fayetteville Observer - 2/3/10)

E.E. Smith girls make free throws to beat Seventy-First (Fayetteville Observer - 1/27/10)

Pine Forest stays in running for conference title with win (Fayetteville Observer - 1/23/10)

Seventy-First ends South View girls' conference winning streak Sandspur Online - 1/20/10)

Seventy first boys basketball at Pine Forest.  Who ya got!? (Fayetteville Observer/Paul Shugar blog - 1/19/10)

Jolliffe scores 31 to lead Britt boys over Seventy-First (Fayetteville Observer - 1/21/10)

Seventy-First's Hines and Ross are best big duo in county (Fayetteville Observer - 1/19/10)

Seventy-First girls soar to big win over South View (Fayetteville Observer - 1/16/10)

Seventy First girls basketball at South View. Who ya got! (Fayetteville Observer/Paul Shugar blog - 1/13/10)

Seventy-First holds off pesky Cape Fear, 72-61 (Fayetteville Observer - 1/9/10)

Terry Sanford stays unbeaten (Fayetteville Observer - 1/6/09)

E.E. Smith girls win Classic title for second straight year (Fayetteville Observer - 12/31/09)

Athlete of the Week - Dasnii Curtis (Seventy First - Basketball)  (Fayetteville Observer - 12/10/09)

71st shows resilience with win over Bulls (Fayetteville Observer - 12/9/09)

Athlete of the Week - Preston Ross (Seventy First - Basketball)  (Fayetteville Observer - 12/3/09)

Athlete of the Week - Simone Ewers (Seventy First - Basketball)  (Fayetteville Observer - 11/26/09)

Harnett Central rolls over Seventy-First (Fayetteville Observer - 11/15/09)

Booker takes over for South View in win over Seventy-First (Fayetteville Observer - 11/5/09)

Jack Britt cruises in second half against Seventy-First (Fayetteville Observer - 10/31/09)

Athlete of the Week - Manny Quiroz (Seventy First - Soccer)  (Fayetteville Observer - 10/29/09)

Seventy-First slips by Cape Fear, 32-28 (Fayetteville Observer - 10/24/09)

Clanton gets 233 rushing yards for Terry Sanford in win (Fayetteville Observer - 10/17/09)

Scruggs scores five TDs to lift Seventy-First over E.E. Smith (Fayetteville Observer - 10/3/09)

Game of the Week: Seventy-First at E.E. Smith (Fayetteville Observer - 10/2/09)

Trower bounces back to lead Pine Forest over Seventy-First (Fayetteville Observer - 9/26/09)

Thompson's big game carries Seventy-First over Southern Lee (Fayetteville Observer - 9/12/09)

Hoke County gets first win, beating Seventy-First 41-38 (Fayetteville Observer - 9/5/09)

Scruggs leads Seventy-First over Hoggard (Fayetteville Observer - 8/29/09)

Seventy-First falls to Scotland on game's final drive (Fayetteville Observer - 8/22/09)

Scruggs expected to carry load for Seventy-First (Fayetteville Observer - 8/15/09)

 

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