Enough is enough.
What started as a question about a local football player’s eligibility has turned into what seems like a never-ending story that has brought out the worst in an otherwise healthy D.H. Conley-J.H. Rose rivalry. Rivalries need intensity and the good ones usually have some bite to them, but what has happened in this community the last few months has crossed the line.
The Maleek Gorham controversy first surfaced in early October. It is centered around Gorham, a junior at Conley, and his residency and transfer from Rose to Conley prior to this year. He was ruled ineligible by the North Carolina High School Athletic Association on Oct. 3 and Conley had to forfeit two of its wins about a week later.
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