LEON BROGDEN HOLIDAY BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT
This is an annual event held each year during the Christmas holidays. There are eight high schools participating in the tournament each year . Four of the schools participating are from out-of-town/state. The Leon Brogden Big 100 Club is a major contributing factor for the tutorial program for high school athletes who must maintaining a 2.0 GPA to remain eligible to play.
BB&T FOOTBALL JAMBOREE
The Jamboree is sponsored by the New Hanover County Schools and BB&T Bank. The high schools who compete against each other during the school year start the season with the Jamboree. This is an occasion sustained by great parental and community support. The schools: John T. Hoggard H.S., Emsley A. Laney H.S., New Hanover H.S., Eugene Ashley H.S., Jacksonville H.S., Pender H.S., W. Brunswick, and White Oak. The Jamboree generates funds to provide scholarships for graduating senior athletes.