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A Look Back To The Beginning

As we near the 80th Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas, here’s a short video of our history. To view the video, click here. We certainly have a past to remember and a future to build on. Read More »

2016 Players Announced

North and South Carolina Shrine Bowl Coaches gathered at the Oasis Shrine Center in Charlotte on Monday September 26th for the selection announcement of the 88 players from the more than 400 name submissions from the two Carolinas. Ron Long, Athletic Director of the Shrine Bowl said, “Tar Heel Head Coach David Gentry of Murphy High School in Murphy, North ... Read More »

2016 Game Program Cover Design Winner Announced

By Jenny Overman The Herald/Fort Mill Times Nation Ford High School Senior John Hord will have his original design in the hands of thousands of people Dec. 17 when fans fill Gibbs Stadium at Wofford College for the 2016 Shrine Bowl. Hord’s artwork was selected in an annual contest for use on the Shrine Bowl programs, posters, and tickets. His ... Read More »

Shrine Bowl Roster Selection – Live Feed

Tune in today, Monday September 26, 2016 for the live feed of the 80th Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas roster selection broadcast, live from the Oasis Shrine Center in Charlotte, North Carolina.  The live feed will begin at 2 p.m. today and can be viewed below. Read More »

Attention Coaches

Coaches, please send your player nomination forms to your state’s respective head coach as soon as possible. We are over a week past the intended deadline for these forms, but player names are still being accepted. The player nomination form is available at the following link: Player Nomination Form Read More »

Announcing The 2016 Coaching Staff

2016 North Carolina Coaches HEAD COACH: David Gentry, Murphy High School Assistant Coaches: Pat Moser, Orange High School; Kevin Gellespre, Page High School; David Lovette, Grays Creek High School; Ken Avent, Jr, James Kenan High School; Steve Breitensten, Watauga High School; Tim Carson, Weddington High School 2016 South Carolina Coaches HEAD COACH: Phil Strickland, Newberry High School Assistant Coaches: Leonard Johnson, Lake Marion High School; ... Read More »

2016 Combine Dates Announced

2016 SHRINE BOWL COMBINES Purpose: To provide opportunity for high school football players to demonstrate skills needed for athletic scholarships and possible Shrine Bowl selection. Who: Rising 12th graders are eligible to attend. Cost: $20.00 per player. High School Coaches and spectators will be admitted free. There will be no checks accepted at any of the combines, cash only please. ... Read More »

Farewell My Friend

by Megan McCarter Game Week News Reporter With her time cut short at the Shrine Bowl Bailey Kicklighter left the complex with a heavy heart. Selected from Lexington High School to be a student athletic trainer, Kicklighter served her time well while here. Her grandfather had been experiencing some serious medical problems and was admitted into hospice given at most ... Read More »

Beyond Our Wildest Dreams

by Game Week News Reporters Boston Henderson and Megan McCarter   When Dustin Edmondson was born he was diagnosed with cerebral palsy. His parents were told that their firstborn child might have had only 24 hours to live.  Defying the odds, as a 15-year-old teenager Dustin has overcome obstacles that many will never experience in their lifetime. As an eight-month-old ... Read More »