High Point graduate finds key role in Nevada politics
HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — Michelle White's journey in politics to become the new chief of staff for the governor of Nevada started in a set of classrooms in High Point.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — An appeals court agrees a fraternity should be dismissed from a lawsuit alleging a pledge at a private North Carolina university died from hazing.
Man shot to death, teen wounded in shooting at park
HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina say one man was killed and a 13-year-old girl was wounded after a shooting at a park
High Point police tell news outlets say a park ranger...
BUIES CREEK, N.C. (AP) — David Efianayi had 25 points as Gardner-Webb defeated High Point 75-69 in the Big South Conference Tourney quarterfinals on Thursday night.
Gardner-Webb meets High Point in quarters
No. 5 seed High Point (16-14, 9-7) vs. No. 4 seed Gardner-Webb (20-11, 11-6)
Big South Conference Tourney Quarterfinals, John W. Pope Jr. Convocation Center, Buies Creek, North Carolina;...
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Jahaad Proctor had 20 points, making five 3-pointers, as High Point narrowly beat UNC-Asheville 79-74 on Saturday.
Ricky Madison had 18 points and 14 rebounds for High...
UNC-Asheville seeks revenge on High Point
High Point (15-14, 8-7) vs. UNC-Asheville (4-25, 2-13)
Kimmel Arena, Asheville, North Carolina; Saturday, 4:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: High Point goes for the season sweep over...
Holland carries Radford over High Point 72-54
HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — Devonnte Holland recorded 10 points and 12 rebounds and Radford defeated High Point 72-54 on Wednesday night.
The victory assures Radford (20-9, 12-3 Big South...
High Point seeks revenge on Radford
Radford (19-9, 11-3) vs. High Point (15-13, 8-6)
Millis Center, High Point, North Carolina; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: High Point seeks revenge on Radford after dropping the...
Madison lifts High Point over Gardner-Webb 87-79
HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — Ricky Madison had a career-high 23 points plus 12 rebounds as High Point defeated Gardner-Webb 87-79 on Saturday night.
Gardner-Webb looks to sweep High Point
Gardner-Webb (18-10, 9-5) vs. High Point (14-13, 7-6)
Millis Center, High Point, North Carolina; Saturday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: High Point seeks revenge on Gardner-Webb after...
Clemons climbs scoring list as Campbell tops High Point
BUIES CREEK, N.C. (AP) — Chris Clemons finished with 27 points, moving into eighth place on the NCAA all-time scoring list, as Campbell topped High Point 61-48 on Thursday night.
Aetna announces expansion which adds 300 new jobs
HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — Aetna says it plans to expand its space in a North Carolina city and add 300 new jobs by the end of next year.
Gov. Roy Cooper announced the move during an event...
Phillips scores 17 to lead Longwood over High Point 62-59
HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — Shabooty Phillips had 17 points and six assists as Longwood edged past High Point 62-59 on Wednesday night.
Phillips scored the game's final four points from the free throw line in the final 35 seconds, capping Longwood's comeback from an 11-point second-half deficit. High Point's Brandonn Kamga missed a tying 3-pointer with 4 seconds remaining.
High Point edges Campbell when Clemons misses final shot
HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — Brandonn Kamga scored 17 points with 11 rebounds and High Point beat Campbell 57-56 Thursday on an awful shooting night for Chris Clemons, who still passed Elvin Hayes to move into 12th on the all-time NCAA scoring list.
Kamga’s 16 points spark High Point past Hampton, 85-69
HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — Brandonn Kamga scored 16 points and all five starters scored in double figures as High Point rolled to a 85-69 win over Hampton in a Big South Conference battle on Saturday night.
The Panthers rolled to a 50-34 lead at intermission and cruised from there.
The game was the third meeting all-time between the programs and first since the Pirates joined the Big South. High Point earned its first-ever win over Hampton.
North Carolina school makes donation to women’s college
HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — The president of a North Carolina university says his school is making a $1 million donation to a historically black women's college trying not to lose its accreditation.
High Point University president Nido Qubein announced Friday that his school would make the contribution to Bennett College in nearby Greensboro. Qubein said the donation was approved by his school's faculty and trustees.
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Efianayi scores 19, leads Gardner-Webb over High Point 69-67
BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. (AP) — Dave Efianayi scored 19 points and had seven assists and Gardner-Webb held off High Point 69-67 on Wednesday night to end a two-game skid.
Jose Perez scored 17 points with four 3-pointers and Jaheam Cornwall added 11 points for the Runnin' Bulldogs (13-9, 3-4 Big South Conference), who were outrebounded 39-21 but made 12 of 24 3-pointers and scored 20 points off of 17 Panthers' turnovers.
Proctor scores 25, helps High Point hold off UNC Asheville
HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — Jahaad Proctor scored 25 points, including the last six as High Point fended off UNC Asheville 65-61 Saturday night.
UNC Asheville, still in search of its first road win this season after 11 losses, battled through a second half that saw four lead changes, six ties and neither team ahead by more than six.
Kamga with 19 points, High Point beats SC Upstate 71-54
HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — Brandonn Kamga scored 19 points and grabbed five rebounds and High Point beat South Carolina Upstate 71-54 on Wednesday night.
Kamga was 8 of 15 from the field including three from distance for the Panthers (10-8, 3-1 Big South Conference). Jahaad Proctor added 17 points and four rebounds and Jordan Whitehead had 12 points and five rebounds. Ricky Madison led the team with 13 rebounds in addition to his six points.
Kamga, Madison lead High Point over Presbyterian 74-58
HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — Brandonn Kamga scored 25 points and Ricky Madison posted a career-high 17 rebounds with 10 points and High Point beat Presbyterian 74-58 Thursday night.
Nine of Madison's rebounds were on the offensive end and the Panthers (9-7, 2-0 big South) outrebounded Presbyterian 48-32. Jahaad Proctor scored 18 points and Jordan Whitehead scored 10. High Point now has won three straight and six of its last eight. Presbyterian (9-8, 1-1) saw its three-game win streak come to an end.
Woman died from injuries suffered in crash with school bus
HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a North Carolina woman has died after she was injured in a wreck involving a school bus.
High Point police told news sources 29-year-old Shena J. Montgomery of Clarkton died in a Winston-Salem hospital Tuesday night. Investigators said she was a passenger in a car whose driver, 29-year-old Richard Wall, ran a stop sign and was hit on the passenger side by a Guilford County Schools bus.
Kamga scores 18; High Point routs Washington College 101-60
HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — Brandonn Kamga scored 18 points to lead High Point to a 101-60 rout of Division III Washington College of Maryland on Wednesday night.
High Point (7-7) snapped a two-game skid that included an 82-64 loss at then-No. 13 Ohio State on Saturday. The Panthers open Big South Conference play at Charleston Southern on Saturday.
Police: 2 teens killed in North Carolina shooting
HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — Police say two teenagers have been shot to death in North Carolina, and a search is underway for suspects.
High Point police told news outlets officers responding to a call Wednesday morning found two victims in the backyard of a home on the north side of the city. Authorities said each teen was suffering from gunshot wounds.
She went the extra mile (er, 400 miles) to stand by her man
HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — How far would you travel to get your significant other out of the slammer?
Would you travel, say, 400 miles? On a bus? Going without food for two days? And would you make this long, wearisome trip with not just one, but two 5-month-old babies in tow? Do you love your spouse that much?
High Point slides past D-III NC Wesleyan, 90-85 in OT
HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — Jahaad Proctor scored a career-high 35 points with nine assists and five steals and High Point squeaked past feisty NC Wesleyan 90-85 in overtime Monday night.
Ricardo Bullock made 1 of 2 free throws to give the Division-III Battling Bishops a 79-78 lead to start overtime before Proctor made a 3-pointer and split a pair of free throws to give High Point (6-5) the lead for good.
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High Point rides Kamga, Proctor past Western Carolina 86-59
HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — Brandonn Kamga and Jahaad Proctor combined to score 49 points and High Point breezed to an 86-59 victory over Western Carolina on Saturday night.
Mayo’s buzzer-beating 3-pointer gives Eastern Kentucky win
HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — Nick Mayo hit a contested 3-pointer as time ran out to complete a comeback from a 23-point deficit and Eastern Kentucky edged High Point 70-69 on Saturday.
High Point Confidential: Who killed Mary Hopkins in 1951?
HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — PART ONE
No one knew how long the body had been in the old, abandoned house on Willowbrook Street — least of all Thomas Trogden, the poor soul who had the awful misfortune of finding it.
Proctor leads, High Point hangs on to edge E. Carolina 55-52
GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Jahaad Proctor scored 20 points and High Point hung on late to edge East Carolina 55-52 on Saturday.
Proctor was 6 of 12 from the field and 7 of 10 from the foul line for the Panthers (3-3). Jamal Wright added nine points and four steals and Ricky Madison led the team with seven rebounds in addition to his four points.
Man wounded in home where wife was shot, killed in 2017
HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina say a man was shot and wounded at the same home where his wife was killed in a drive-by shooting in 2017.
High Point police told news sources that officers responding to a call Sunday found 76-year-old Edward Lindsay with a gunshot wound to his right arm. He was taken to a hospital in Winston-Salem for treatment of an injury not believed to be life-threatening.
Wofford stays hot from 3, routs Carver Bible College, 94-35
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Fletcher Magee hit 5 of 7 from 3-point range and Wofford crushed Carver Bible College, 94-35 in its home opener Tuesday night.
The Terriers lost their season opener to No. 8 North Carolina, 77-68 and rebounded to knock off High Point, 68-60 before heading home to host the Cougars of the NCCAA for the first time.
Magee shot 5 for 8 in the win over High Point and Wofford hot 12 of 25 from 3-point range as a team. Against Carver they hit 12 of 26 from distance (46.2 percent).
Magee with 19 leads Wofford past High Point 68-60
HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — Fletcher Magee scored 19 points and grabbed five rebounds and Wofford beat High Point 68-60 on Saturday.
Magee was 7 of 13 from the field including five from distance for the Terriers (1-1). Storm Murphy added 15 points and three assists and Cameron Jackson had 13 points and 11 rebounds.
Magee drained a pair of 3-pointers early in the first half to give Wofford a 15-10 lead and the Terriers led the rest of the way and had a 39-26 advantage at the break.
Unique niche: Furniture factory owner cuts own path
HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — The furniture produced on his factory floor won't bear his company name, but that's fine with Anthony Pennisi.
The owner of Domenick's Furniture Manufacturer in High Point, Pennisi's workers assemble the sofa frames, foam and upholstery sent to them by hospitality and health care furniture firms into finished products that they ship to medical offices, hotels and other customers.
North Carolina middle schooler drives off with activity bus
HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina say a middle school student stole an activity bus and took it on an hour-long joyride.
High Point police tell news outlets the student took the bus from a parking site next to Andrews High School on Tuesday morning. It's unclear how he managed to drive away with the bus.
Police investigate deadly shooting outside bowling alley
HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — Police are investigating a double shooting outside a North Carolina bowling alley that has left one person dead.
WGHP-TV reports that shots were fired early Saturday in the parking lot of the High Point Bowling Center. Two people were hit by gunfire.
One person died at the scene. The other is being treated for serious injuries at a local hospital.
Autopsy: Man found bound, bagged, shot in head
HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — An autopsy report of a man found dead in a North Carolina lake says he was tied up and shot in the head with a shotgun.
News outlets report the N.C. Office of the Chief Medical Examiner released the autopsy of 31-year-old Sircorious "Cory" Brion't Griffin on Thursday. Griffin's family reported him missing in July. His body was found the next day in High Point Lake.
High Point woman’s birth coincided with Hurricane Hazel
HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — It's indisputable that Susan Childress and Hurricane Hazel hit High Point on the same day, but which one was screaming louder may still be open for debate.
Childress, whose maiden name was Walters, was born at High Point Memorial Hospital on Oct. 15, 1954 — the same day Hazel came ashore on the North Carolina coast and eventually roared through High Point — and it's been a family joke ever since.
School bus manufacturer to cut 115 workers in North Carolina
HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — A school bus manufacturer in North Carolina has announced that it will be laying off 115 workers at several factories in High Point.
News outlets report Thomas Built Buses announced Wednesday that the 115 workers will be laid off effective Sept. 28. A company statement says the cuts come as the organization adjusts to "the cyclical nature of our business" following six years of increased demand and staffing.
North Carolina couple visiting grave find shooting victim
HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina say a husband and wife visiting their granddaughter's grave found a man's body lying nearby.
High Point police said in a news release a caller told a 911 dispatcher the body was lying next to a mausoleum just inside the cemetery Tuesday.
Man arrested in fatal shooting of pregnant teen
HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man was charged Thursday in the slaying of a pregnant 18-year-old and her unborn child.
Hykeem Marquis Simmons, 21, was charged with first-degree murder in 18-year-old Anastaista Ray's death, news outlets reported. High Point police found Ray, described as seven- to eight-months pregnant, shot in the head Monday night. Her 32-year-old brother, Corey, also was found wounded.
HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina say the slaying of a pregnant woman and her unborn child may be gang-related.
Wake counting on 5-star freshman Jaylen Hoard
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Several players left Wake Forest early this offseason. Jaylen Hoard came aboard.
The Demon Deacons' highest-rated recruit in a decade was always going to play an important role this season. With four players exiting since the end of the season — two turning pro, two others transferring — Hoard figures to be the centerpiece of a team trying to reach just its second NCAA Tournament since 2010.
HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — Police have charged a North Carolina woman with second-degree murder in connection with a crash that killed a man.
High Point police told local news outlets 32-year-old Serenity Love Givens of Greensboro is charged in the weekend crash which killed 28-year-old Joey L. Deweese of High Point.
Investigators say the car driven by Givens was heading north in the southbound lanes of Business Interstate 85 when it hit Deweese's car Saturday.
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A man has pleaded guilty to killing his girlfriend and cutting up her body before dumping it beside a road in North Carolina.
The News & Record of Greensboro reported 26-year-old Desmond Laquan Pendergrass of High Point pleaded guilty Monday in Greensboro.
HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — It was the Pizza Hut break-in heard 'round the world.
HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — New High Point coach Tubby Smith has hired his son G.G. as his associate head coach.
Smith announced the hiring Friday. The younger Smith spent the past 11 seasons at Loyola of Maryland, assisting Jimmy Patsos for six years before succeeding him and going 56-98 with five straight losing seasons. He resigned in March.
G.G. Smith, 41, played point guard for his father at Georgia in the 1990s and worked with him once before, as a graduate assistant at Kentucky from 2000-02.
HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — A 15-year-old male has been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of a North Carolina man last week.
Police in High Point have charged the teen in the shooting death of 50-year-old Gene Aikens on May 16.