Fighting Bucks Athletics
Hoke County High School
Announcements and Important Events
The Fighting Bucks Wrestling Team traveled to Charlotte to face two of the top wrestling teams in the state, HSOT Preseason #1 Mooresville and #10 Hickory Ridge. They both suffered their first defeat
Fighting Buck Wrestler Geronimo (GMO) Oxendine has reached a wrestling milestone recording his 100th Victory. Congratulations to GMO and good luck the rest of the season.
Fighting Bucks Sr. Wrestler CJ Griffin begins his senior season within close proximity to the school's all-time wins mark in wrestling of 150. He has started the season 6-0 with 6 pin falls. Recor
The Sakellie Daniels era has begun for boys basketball at Hoke County Hugh School. A late 12-2 run allowed the boys to deliver their coach her initial victory. We are all looking forward to what the f
The Fighting Bucks Girls Wrestling Team made history when they took to the mat to wrestle the Jack Britt Lady Buccaneers. Each team was taking part in its first fully sanctioned NCHSAA girls wrestling
The Fighting Bucks wrestling team opened the season with its annual clash against Jack Britt known as the "Battle for the Belt". The Bucks maintained the belt with a decisive 52-26 victory o
The Fighting Bucks hosted their first-ever swim meet in Hoke County as the James Leach Aquatic & Recreation Center serves as the home facility for the high school swim team.
Among her family, teammates, and coach Alyssa Pridgen took in the emotions that come with playing at home on her last home match. Thank you for all that you have done these last four years as a part o
Senior striker #15 Mohamed Diallo scored a natural hat-trick, three straight goals, to start the game against Scotland County. He would score a fourth goal in the second half of the Bucks' 6-1 vic
The Fighting Bucks volleyball team celebrated senior night and sent the fans home with a hard-fought come-from-behind victory. Losing two sets to one and down 7-4 in the fourth set, the Buck
Congratulations to the Fighting Bucks JV football team who stayed the course and came back to defeat the Lee County Yellowjackets 20-13.
Congratulations to the Fighting Bucks JV football team who stayed the course and came back to defeat the Union Pines Vikings 20-13.
First-year wrestler, Jocelyn Carter signs to continue her wrestling career at St. Andrews University.
In front of approximately 35 family, friends, and teammates Za´Veon Leggett signed his letter of intent to play basketball as a member of Methodist University Monarchs. Congratulations Za'Ve
In a ceremony in front of family, friends, teammates, and coaches; Landon Nelson signed his letter of intent to continue his wrestling career at UNC-Pembroke. We wish him all the luck in the world as
Fighting Bucks senior wide receiver Carson Powe will be moving on to play football at Ferrum College. Congratulations Carson and good luck.
Freshman William Leak went into his first varsity track meet and finished first in the long jump and second in the high jump. His long jump distance qualifies him to attend the Nike, Adidas, and
Natalie Williams connected for her first home run of the season in a win against Red Springs. The Bucks have started the softball season 3-1.
Hoke County High School Swim Team Coach Lee Artis was selected as the Sandhills Athletic Conference Coach of the Year. Congratulations Coach Artis.
Senior David Coptsias will continue his wrestling career as a Knight at St. Andrews University. Congratulations David and Good Luck.
The Fighting Bucks are headed to the wrestling state championship determined to bring gold medals to Hoke County. Good luck to Gabriel Cabezudo-106, Yadiel Torres-126, Landen Nelson-132, David Coptsia
Hoke County Running "Buck" Ethan Wallace was among family, coaches, teammates, and friends as he revealed his future plans for football and college. The All-Conference performer has decided
Hoke County swimmer Sachi Mathews claimed the conference championship in the 100-yard freestyle while setting a new school record and personal best in the event with a time of 1:08.10.
The Fighting Bucks ladies' wrestling team only took six wrestlers to the first-ever Mideast Regional but their hard work earned a sixth-place finish. Joce Carter, Sara Warren, Azya Monroe, and Dia
Da´Veon and Za´Veon Leggett led the Bucks to a season sweep of the Yellowjackets of Lee County. Da´Veon put together a double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds. Za´Veon add
Junior CJ Griffin recorded his 100th win as a member of the Hoke County High School Wrestling Team when he won his first match of the SAC Tournament. He would go on to win his division at the tourname
Salah Sutton led the Bucks with 23 points as the Bucks turned the tables on the Scots and defeated Scotland County 57-38.
The Fighting Bucks traveled to Richmond County to face the Raiders and Scotland County for the last tri-meet of the wrestling regular season. The Bucks dominated both teams defeating Scotlan
Bucks Invade the Boneyard and Come Out Victorious as four Bucks take individual championships along with the team championship at the Boneyard Bash. Jaylen Bethea-120, Landen Nelson-132, CJ Griffin-15
The Fighting Bucks sent their seniors out on a high note this season. They dominated both opponents during senior night defeating Marlboro County 72-6 and Fayetteville Christian 77-0. Congratulations
The Fighting went to the mat against 16 other teams and rose to the top to claim the Ram Rumble Team Title.
Among family and friends Senior Takoda Hardin signed today to play collegiate baseball at USC - Sumter. Congratulations as all your hard work and dedication has payed off and taken you to the next lev
The Fighting Bucks Bowling Team returned to action against Scotland County after the Christmas break. Good luck with the rest of the season.
Senior wrestler David Coptsias reached career victory 100 Wednesday night against Union Pines High School during a tri-meet at Southern Lee High School. Many years of hard work, dedication,
Jocelyn Carter and CJ Griffin both medaled at this past weekend at the Holy Angels Invitational Wrestling Tournament.
9-7-22 PHOTO 13 <04> Lady Bucks huddle after a point. (Photos by Alexus Vick) PHOTO BY ALEXUS VICK Scott Boucher, Sports Writer The Lady Bucks would drop both
PHOTO BY ALEXUS VICK By: Scott Boucher, Sports Writer The Fighting Bucks had a light schedule this week as they only played one game on the pitch. The Bucks opened conference play wit
Varsity Bucks go into ¨The Jungle¨ and Tame the Tigers PHOTOS BY ALEXUS VICK Scott Boucher, Sports Writer This past Friday night The Fighting Bucks hit the road to tak
PHOTO BY Alexus Vick Written by: Scott Boucher Hoke County Athlete Spotlight: Senior OH, MB Faith Mason Boucher: How long have you participated in volleyball? Mason: I have playe
The Hoke County Blazers, a summer club track team that consists of runners from Hoke High and East Hoke Middle School are celebrating a huge win this month after becoming National Champions and
Written by Scott Boucher, Sports Writer for The News-Journal The fighting Bucks softball team tried to play two games this last week. The first game of the week saw the Bucks hosting the
Written by Scott Boucher, Sports Writer for The News-Journal The Lady Bucks opened SAC play by hosting the Union Pines Vikings last Monday. Union Pines is always a force on the 3A level and the tea
Written by Scott Boucher, Sports Writer for The News-Journal The Fighting Bucks had a rough week going 0 - 3 for the week. On Tuesday the Fighting Bucks hosted conference rival Scotland County for
Written by Scott Boucher, Sports Writer for The News-Journal The Bucks tennis team has been busy the first two weeks of the season. The Bucks lost its home opener to conference foe Scotland 6 - 3.
Written by Scott Boucher, Sports Writer for The News-Journal The Fighting hosted its first track meet of the season. The Bucks were joined on the track by Pinecrest, Scotland, and Southern Lee. The
Conference Standings Hoke County High School’s Girls Bowling team finished 2nd place in the Sandhills Athletic Conference, placed 4th in the conference tournament, and have qualified for
Congratulations to Aaron Johnson who has officially committed to Play Football for Highland Junior College.
Kamonte Williams has officially committed to playing for the Fayetteville State Broncos. https://twitter.com/FSUBroncos/status/1488989025285419010?s=20&t=rbbzuCMLvLJOFHJPiMCHpA
Mathew Leach has Officially committed to Barton College. Congratulations Mathew! https://twitter.com/maytag_matt/status/1488987572995072009?s=20&t=rbbzuCMLvLJOFHJPiMCHpA
Best of luck to our Women's Wrestling team as they compete in the State Invitational this weekend! Way to go Ladies! Wrestlers attending the state invitational this weekend are Milena Daniels
Lady Bucks topped the Lady Cavaliers with the best game played by Hoke's women's basketball team this year. From start to finish the Lady Bucks were in total control of the game in all fa
Hoke boys bowling team is now ranked 5th in the Sandhills Athletic Conference. The Boys Bowling conference tournament will be held on Feb. 10th at Sandhills Lanes in Aberdeen.&nbs
Hoke's girls Bowling team is now ranked 2nd in the Sandhills Athletic Conference. They will compete in the conference tournament on Feb. 8th at Sandhills Lanes in Abe
Congratulations to Sachiko Mathews for taking 3rd Place in the Girls 50 Yards Freestyle in this weeks swim meet!
Congratulations to Hoke's Girls Swim Team! 3rd place Girls 200 Yards Freestyle Relay Mitsuko Mathews (SO) Naomy Mow (FR) Aiko Mathews (Sr) Sachiko Mathews (SP)
Hoke's Boys Team finished 3rd overall with 8 of 13 wrestlers placing: 106- Rainer Schlosser placed 4th 120- Jalyen Bethea placed 3rd 126- Nathan Oakes placed 3rd 138- Landen Nelso
Hoke County High School's Head Coach, Vernon Walworth has been named National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) Girl’s Head Coach of the Year for the st