Stories by Richard Miller

First Flight football ends season with loss at Currituck

The First Flight Nighthawks and Currituck Knights football teams played their final game of a very unique season Saturday April 10 at Currituck. The 50-16 win for Currituck closed the…

Apr 11


First Flight lands Marlin with 26-0 win over Manteo

It wasn’t your typical “Friday Night Lights” high school football game – it was Monday Night, but it was under the lights.  There wasn’t the typical hordes of fans and…

Apr 6


First Flight Middle School football falls to Perquimans 50-38 in home opener

First Flight Seahawks football hosted the Perquimans Tigers in their season opening game at the Warren C. Judge III Field in Kill Devil Hills on March 31. First Flight started…

Apr 1


First Flight softball blanks Pasquotank 18-0

The Lady Nighthawks softball team punched their ticket on the merry-go-round and scored 18 runs in 4 1/2 inning to beats Pasquotank in their conference game March 30. Timely hitting…

Mar 31


First Flight celebrates homecoming but drops game to Northeastern 39-7

It’s a Friday night and First Flight students and football faithfuls are once again lucky enough to witness a time-honored High School tradition – the crowning of the Homecoming King…

Mar 31


Lady Nighthawks soccer continues winning ways

The First Flight girls soccer team extends their season record to 4-0 with a 9-0 victory over visiting Northeastern Lady Eagles on March 29. It was another chapter, but the…

Mar 30


Manteo girls soccer drop game to First Flight 6-0

The Manteo and First Flight girls soccer teams met for the second time this season with Manteo playing host to the Lady Nighthawks. The result, a 6-0 win for First…

Mar 25


First Flight tennis takes opening match against Northeastern 6-3

First Flights boys tennis won their season’s opening match at home against Northeastern 6-3. The team hosts Manteo on Thursday 25 at 4:00 PM.

Mar 24


First Flight soccer advance to third round of the 2020-21 men’s soccer championship tournament

A goal by captain Tanner Bouker at the 106 minute mark in overtime launched the First Flight Nighthawks to a 2-1 victory over East Bladen High School and secured a…

Mar 21


First Flight girls soccer wins home opener over Manteo 7-0

The cold, windy, and foggy weather did not dampen the enthusiasm and level of play by the Manteo and First Flight girls soccer teams at the First Flight field on…

Mar 18


First Flight football falls to Perquimans 44-26 in Covid-delayed home opener

Additional photos of this game are available at OBX Sports Shots.

Mar 14


First Flight LAX remain undefeated with sweep over New Bern

First Flight girls and boys lacrosse remain undefeated this season with a 17-3 win over New Bern for the girls and a boys win of 9-3. The girls are 7-0…

Mar 7