The seeds for the hockey excitement were planted in 2006 when the Carolina Hurricanes won the Stanley Cup.
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Close to 10,000 tried to make the cut and only 156 will tee it up beginning next Thursday.
Not long ago, athletes routinely played multiple sports, sometimes as many as three or possibly four.
The Patriots lapped the field at Pinehurst #6, winning by 13 strokes over second place Green Hope.
Rolesville is now 16-6 on the season, 10-4 in the conference, while Garner is now 18-2 and 13-1, respectively.
Wakefield, the nation’s number one ranked team, runs its record to 15-0-3 while the Pride is now 17-2-2.
The Panthers went on for the 9 to 3 win, improving to 15 and 1 on the year and 9 and 0 in the Big Eight Conference.
The Jordan Falcons held on for a 4 to 3 win over perennial power Cardinal Gibbons.
Five years ago, it began at the youth level with the hopes that the sport would begin to spread.