Stories by Richard Miller

First Flight hosts cross country track meet

By Richard L. Miller Photography First Flight High School hosted a regional cross country meet Wednesday September 22 in Kill Devil Hills. Runners represented Camden Co., Cape Hatteras, Currituck, Manteo, Northeastern, J.A.… Full story

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First Flight and Manteo soccer battle to 1-1 tie

First Flight and Manteo soccer teams put on an exhibition of hard play, soccer skills, and school pride/rivalry before a standing-room crowd at the First Flight field on Wednesday September 15, from… Full story

Sep 16


Strong offense gives First Flight Middle School soccer big win over Moyock 5-1

The First Flight Middle School soccer team showcased impressive offensive play during their game against visiting Moyock on September 13 in Kill Devil Hills.… Full story

Sep 14


First Flight Lady Nighthawks drop volleyball match to Cape Hatteras 1-3

Cape Hatteras varsity volleyball team battles to take a 3-1 victory over First Flight in the First Flight gym. After winning the first set, First Flight could not get back on track… Full story

Sep 14


Camden County volleyball posts straight-set win over First Flight

Camden County varsity volleyball team won their match with First Flight 3-0 in front of a large and animated crowd in the First Flight gym. The score does not reflect the hard… Full story

Sep 10


Nighthawk volleyball teams best Manteo in first match-up this season

Great sports rivalries often lead to great games and the volleyball matches Tuesday between neighboring high schools First Flight and Manteo did not fall short. The First Flight JV and varsity teams… Full story

Sep 9


Season ends for First Flight baseball with playoff loss to Randleman

The First Flight varsity baseball’s strong season ended on Saturday June 19 with a round 3 playoff loss to Randleman High School 10-1 at the First Flight field.   The Nighthawks end… Full story

Jun 20


First Flight JV baseball hold off late rally to down USA Homeschool 8-6

The First Flight JV baseball was able to stave off a late rally by the visiting USA Homeschool Warriors win their game 8-6 in a time-shortened 5 innings. The Nighthawks bats were… Full story

May 22


Hot bats and strong pitching continue for First Flight with win over Pasquotank 7-0

As Yogi said “It’s Deja vu all over again.” The First Flight baseball team continued their undefeated streak this season recording another shutout with a 7-inning win at home against Pasquotank. Of… Full story

May 15


First Flight JV baseball captures win over Manteo 11-1

The First Flight JV baseball squad hosted Manteo in the second game of their series and secured a 11-1 win in five innings. The Nighthawks bats were hot on a clear, cool,… Full story

May 7


Manteo MS football rolls over Perquimans in championship game to end season undefeated

The Manteo Middle School football team season ended with a convincing win over Perquimans Middle School 24-0. Manteo hosted the championship game before a large and enthusiastic crowd. Manteo’s running game dominated… Full story

May 6


First Flight tennis wins final match at home against Currituck 7-2

On a beautiful spring day at the courts, an improved First Flight tennis team won their final game of the season at home against Currituck 7-2. The Nighthawks will end the season… Full story

Apr 17