PENDER HIGH SCHOOL..ATHLETIC PROGRAM …A HISTORY OF SUCCESS
The history of Pender High School, founded in 1975 reaches far back to the late eighteen hundreds including C.F. Pope High School and Burgaw High School. A search of history of sports and athletics you will find many hometown sports heros from the Pender County area.
Pender High School Athletics is currently a NCHSAA 1A classification which was a 3A Classification when the the student enrollment split in 2002 with the opening of Heidi Trask High School. Pender High Athletics teams as well as individual student athletes have made history over the years.
In the late nineteen eighties , Boys Varsity Basketball advanced to the NCHSAA State Championship game.
The 2007/08 Lady Patriot Basketball team finished the season 29-2 losing to Bishop McGinnis to finish 1A State NCHSAA State Championship Runner-Up p>Pender Lady Patriot Softball claimed the 2006 NCHSAA 1A State Championship with a 1-0 victory over East Surry.
The Pender Volleyball Team reached state championship level in 2009 finishing the season as NCHSAA 1A State Volleyball Championship Runner-Up.
In 2010 Lady Patriot volleyball claimed the NCHSAA 1A Championship with a 3-1 victory over Roseman High School.
Pender Men’s basketball after several NCHSAA Regional Appearances in 2010 reached the NCHSAA 1A Championship game. The Patriots finished NCHSAA 1A State Runner-Up.
Pender Patriot Football Claimed the 2010 1AA East Regional Championship with a 28-17 victory over Southwest Onslow.The Patriots finished the season NCHSAA 1AA Football Championship Runner-Up.
Pender Lady Patriot Track & Field Saresa Hudson claimed 1A State Track and Field Championships her Sophomore and Senior Seasons (2007-2010).
Just some of successful history of Pender High School Athletics. The Covid-19 Pandemic has put High School Athletic Booster Clubs in challenging times because of fundraising restrictions. Please contact the Pender Athletic Booster Club today. They need your help.