Wike, Chappell selected for all-star gameCoach, record-setting wide receiver to wear scarlet annual in NCCA East-West All-Star Football Game set for July 23
CANTON — Pisgah receiver Hunter Wike had an impressive senior season, catching 45 passes for 1,054 yards and a school-record 17 touchdowns receptions.
Pisgah Head Coach Brett Chappell announced on Monday that Wike, who has signed with East Tennessee State University, has been invited to play for the West squad in the North Carolina Coaches Association (NCCA) East-West All-Star football game on Wednesday, July 23.
Kickoff is set for 8 p.m. at Greensboro Grimsley High School’s Jameison Stadium.
Chappell will also be an assistant coach the West team and West Rowan’s Scott Young is the head coach.
The first NCCA East-West all-star football game was played in 1949. Coach Bob Jamieson, the director of the NCCA, received the keys to the stadium from the contractor at 4 p.m. the day of the game. Coach Jamieson then went onto the field at his school and coached the West team against the East’s Leon Brogden, Wilmington’s legendary coach.
More than 3,400 North Carolina boys have had the chance to wear the royal of the East or the scarlet of the West in this wonderful rivalry.