Stories by Richard Miller

Dylan Blake becomes Mister 2K in big win

  First Flight High School senior Dylan Blake became the first player in that school’s history to score 2,000 points in a career on Friday as the Nighthawks exploded for…

Jan 18


Neely Morris watches to see if her shot goes through the net.

Lady Nighthawks use balanced attack to down Manteo Redskins

The First Flight Lady Nighthawks combined a solid defense with a potent offense to down their cross-sound rivals the Manteo Redskins 46-38 on January 15 at the First Flight gym…

Jan 17


Nighthawks shower Redskins with 3s to take win

It was raining 3s in the First Flight basketball gym as the Nighthawks took on their cross-sound rivals the Manteo Redskins on January 15.

Jan 17


First Flight Middle School wrestlers host Manteo Braves

First Flight Middle School wrestlers competed against their crosstown rivals Manteo Middle School at the First Flight gym on Thursday January 6.

Jan 10


Nighthawks basketball sweeps Panthers and Bruins in opening games of 2020

The First Flight varsity basketball teams had impressive wins over the Pasquotank Panthers and the Camden County Bruins on January 7, 8 at the Nighthawks home court. The Nighthawks offense…

Jan 10


Good Guys vs Cancer: Day 2 basketball action

Day 2 of the 2nd annual Goodguys vs Cancer showcase was an exciting 15+ hours of high school basketball. There were overflowing crowds, incredible play, and jaw dropping finishes.

Dec 17


Second half defense catalyst to Seahawks win over Perquimans Tigers

When the Perquimans County Tigers played the First Flight Middle School Seahawks on Monday December 4 it was like watching two different movies.

Dec 17


Goodguys vs Cancer showcase delivered much more than great basketball

During the two days of the 2nd annual Goodguys vs Cancer basketball showcase there were: Fifteen games, 21 teams, over a thousand tickets sold, over 23 hours of basketball action, AND…

Dec 15


Goodguys vs Cancer: Day 1 action

Ten North Carolina High School teams competed Friday December 13 at the First Flight gym as part of the Goodguys vs Cancer basketball showcase – and boy did the teams…

Dec 14


Dylan Blake and Jordan High lead Nighthawks to win in OT thriller against Hickory

It was quite a basketball game when the First Flight Nighthawks played the Hickory Hawks on Tuesday December 10 in the First Flight High School gym. In many ways it…

Dec 13


First Flight Middle School Lady Seahawks downs Manteo with strong defense

The Manteo Lady Braves had trouble dealing with First Flight’s ever present defensive pressure during their rivalry on Wednesday December 11. Manteo had only 3 points at the end of…

Dec 13


Lady Nighthawks handle Hickory at home 63-44

The First Flight Lady Nighthawks’ pressing defense was able to disrupt the Lady Hawk’s offensive rhythm for most of the game to win at home 63-44 on Tuesday December 10.…

Dec 13