Ashbrook High School (North Carolina)
|Ashbrook High School|
|2222 S. New Hope Rd.
Gastonia, North Carolina 28054
|School district||Gaston County Schools|
|Color(s)||Kelly green and white
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|Fight song||"On Gastonia"|
|Athletics conference||Big South (3A)|
|Rivals||Hunter Huss High School, Forestview High School, and South Point High School (North Carolina)|
Ashbrook High School is a public high school in the Gaston County Schools public school district located in Gastonia, North Carolina, United States. The school was the result of the merger of two former senior high schools, Holbrook Senior High and Ashley Senior High. The first class graduated in 1971.
The school's most famous alumnus is retired basketball player James Worthy, player for the 1982 NCAA National Champion University of North Carolina and the Los Angeles Lakers of the NBA. Other notable alumni include MLB baseball player Wes Helms and NBA veteran Darrell Armstrong of the New Jersey Nets.
Joey Clinton serves as Ashbrook's principal. Assistant principals are Craig Smith, Kelli Howe, Pam Huffstetler, and Michael Hewitt.
Ashbrook High School last won the North Carolina State Football Championship in 2002 as well as the Baseball State Championship in 2003. Athletic Director Lloyd White recently retired following the 2007-2008 school year. He was succeeded by Chad Duncan. Ashbrook usually goes head-to-head with Hunter Huss High School in sports. In football, Ashbrook and Huss play for the Victory Bell on the last game of the season, which is dubbed the "Battle for the Bell." Also, Ashbrook's men's soccer team had a 49 and 0 running conference record over 4 years.
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