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“More Than Just an Athlete” Spotlight Series Coming Soon

Pirate student-athletes have many talents beyond what you see on the court and field. They are artists, farmers, musicians, dancers, and much more. They give back to the community through volunteering and many have jobs. Pirate student-athletes are more than just athletes. Keep watching our website as we spotlight our student-athletes and their many talents.

Oxendine Joins UNCP Spirit Squad

Congratulations to Class of 2020 Pirate graduate Jala Oxendine for making the UNCP Spirit Squad! In order to tryout, she had to master material provided to her by the coach. Other requirements include: Toe touch and jump of choice, knowledge of correct motion placement, knowledge/experience in stunting (Extensions, One-leg stunts, cradle variations, basket tosses and

Follow Lady Pirate Basketball on Instagram

Please follow Lady Pirate Basketball on Instagram. The Lady Pirate Basketball staff will keep you up-to-date on the Lady Pirates. As you can see from visiting their Instagram page, the Class of 2020 Lady Pirate graduates are now on their new journey in college or in the military. Best wishes to all of them! Go

Volleyball 1976-1977 (Do you recognize any names?)

Volleyball season 1976-1977 was a good year for the Pirates with a record of 10-3, which earned them 2nd place in the Southeastern 4A. Patricia McNair was named all-conference and Joanna Huggins was an honorable mention. Other teammates were: Shirley Ivey, Susan Williams, Wanda Crump, Mamie Huggins, Jean Armwood, Sherry Stone, Gloria Douglas and Larosa

Lancaster Verbally Commits

Congratulations to Pirate Class of 2021 Syniah Lancaster on her verbal commitment to represent the University of North Carolina Braves on the softball field! The UNCP coach first noticed Lancaster when she attended camp while playing for Next Level Softball. Lancaster attended camp the next year, and the UNCP coach came out to watch her

Pirate Alumna Lynsey (Johnson) Hoppes Named Head Cheerleading Coach at University of South Carolina Upstate

Congratulations to 2012 Pirate graduate Lynsey (Johnson) Hoppes on being named the Head Cheerleading Coach at University of South Carolina Upstate! Lynsey was a part of the Pirate cheer team that brought home a 2011-2012 National cheer title (as well as other titles). She went on to cheer at East Carolina University and Clemson University.

Kelly Commits to Allen University

Justin Kelly, a 2020 Pirate graduate, has committed to represent Allen University on the mat while he continues his education. Allen University is an HBCU in Columbia, SC and will soon be a NCAA Division II wrestling program (currently NAIA). That will make it the ONLY HBCU wrestling program in the NCAA, and Kelly will

Rise as One, Win as ALL! Get ready Lumberton Pirates, it’s our time to RISE!

Coach Adam Deese, the entire coaching staff, players and fans are ready to see the Pirates back on the football field. Coach Deese recently posted a video on his Facebook page that shows the new helmet design. Watch below to see the unveil and get pumped and ready for when the Pirates can once again

NCHSAA Delays Fall Sports Until Sept. 1

From NCHSAA: “As you know, Governor Cooper announced yesterday the reopening plan for the 2020-2021 school year. He also indicated that the NCHSAA would be making the decisions relative to sports. This morning, the NCHSAA Board of Directors approved the following rule and calendar changes: The start of NCHSAA fall sports is delayed until at

NCHSAA’s Response to Governor Cooper’s Announcement Today

As many of you know, Governor Cooper announced today that phase 2 will be in affect at least until Aug 7th. He also announced the schools will reopen as expected on Aug 17th with a hybrid of in school learning and online learning OR totally online learning. We are all waiting to see which option