Sep 28

Manteo defeats First Flight 16-12 to retain the Marlin Bowl

Story and photos by Mike Brisson | Left Field Photography
The Manteo High School and First Flight High School football tradition known as the Marlin Bowl was held on Thursday night, Sept. 21. An approaching tropical storm forced a change in schedule for a game that was originally slated for Friday.  Full story


by Michelle Sommers  | Reprinted with permission from Eastern Surfing Association
The Eastern Surfing Association (ESA) held its annual Easterns Surfing Championship event at Jennette’s Pier this week in Nags Head, North Carolina.  The Easterns is the ESA’s largest event bringing its top amateur surfers from Maine through Florida to the Outer Banks to compete in 23 age divisions that include shortboard and longboard. Full story

First Flight Women’s tennis team narrowly defeats Manteo

The First Flight High women’s tennis team crossed the Washington Baum bridge to Manteo on Thursday night Sept. 14, where strong wind gusts posed a considerable challenge to both sides. Ball tosses drifted during serves, while ground strokes floated long and fell short depending on which end of the court the players occupied. Full story

Manteo hosts Northeastern NC cross-country meet

Text and photos by Mike Brisson | Left Field Photography
Seven different high schools in Northeastern North Carolina met at Manteo High School on Wednesday, Sept. 6 to participate in a cross-country competition.  The sun was bright, the air was thick, and the temperature approached 100 degrees. Full story

Sanoa Dempfle-Olin, Levi Slawson Victorious In Pumping Conditions at WRV Outer Banks Pro presented by Pacifico 

Coverage provided by World Surf League | WRV Outer Banks Pro
Jennette’s Pier, NAGS HEAD (Sunday, September 3, 2023) – Today, Sanoa Demfple-Olin (CAN) and Levi Slawson (USA) emerged victorious at the World Surf League (WSL) WRV Outer Banks Pro presented by Pacifico, a Qualifying Series (QS) 1,000, in ideal, four-to-six foot conditions. Jennette’s Pier provided a pristine platform for Finals Day action with Slawson and Olin both making remarkable comeback wins and earning points toward 2024 Challenger Series qualification. The incredible day of competition wrapped up the East Coast leg in historic fashion with Zoe Benedetto (USA) and Kolohe Andino (USA) accruing runner-up finishes, as well as Sam Reidy (CRC), Cannon Carr (USA), Noah Klapp (DEU), and Lanea Mons (DEU) earning clutch Final appearances. Full story

Wild Moving Day Determines Quarterfinalists at WRV Outer Banks Pro presented by Pacifico

NAGS HEAD, North Caroline, USA (Saturday, September 2, 2023) – The Atlantic Ocean tested competitors’ will to move into Finals Day at the World Surf League (WSL) WRV Outer Banks Pro presented by Pacifico, a Qualifying Series (QS) 1,000, with four-to-five foot conditions providing opportunities to capitalize on amid the scattered lineup. Full story

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What’s Happening in the Outer Banks?

Kitty Hawk Kites has long been a leader in hosting events on the Outer Banks, with annual festivals covering the spectrum of celebrations – from festivals, hang gliding, and kiteboarding to watermelons, pirates, and more! Kitty Hawk Kites is pleased to announce this year’s event schedule, featuring events spanning North Carolina’s Outer Banks.  Full story

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