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    Sports Briefs: Oct. 26, 2014

    Garner wrapped up a second place finish behind Harnett Central in the Greater Neuse River 4A Conference boys soccer race with a 4-2 win over Rolesville on Wednesday. The Trojans were 12-2 on the conference season and 16-6-1 overall.


    Sports Notes

    The 2014 McGee’s Crossroads Athletic Association/West Johnston Fall Baseball Skills Camp will be held from 8:30 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 8, at McGee’s Crossroads Middle School. The cost is $60 per camper or $100 for two kids from the same family. Baseball players in grades...


    Cardinal Gibbons volleyball marches past Cleveland in 3A playoffs

    It’s rare that at the conclusion of a postseason match, both participants can leave with their heads held high. After five-time defending N.C. High School Athletic Association 3A volleyball champion Cardinal Gibbons dispatched visiting Cleveland in three sets on Tuesday night, that was precisely...


    Holly Springs girls golf wins 4A East regional

    Heritage’s Rhea Bhatia edges Garner’s Kayla Ward for the medalist honors in a playoff. Green Hope and Fuquay-Varina also qualify for the 4A state tournament.


    West eyes ultimate goal

    Jimmy Williams says the season has been a really good one for a West Johnston football team that hasn’t been accustomed to winning. And he said he thinks that in his second year as head coach the Wildcats are going to get better and better as long as this season goes.


    Corinth Holders blanks Cleveland, wraps up No. 1 playoff seed

    There could have been a big celebration after the Corinth Holders boys soccer team defeated Cleveland 4-0 at home Thursday as, with the victory, the Pirates clinched at least a share of the Two Rivers 3A Conference title.


    Rams move on

    Cleveland got a breakthrough block against Wilson Hunt midway of the second set on Saturday, took control of the match from that point and never looked back for a 16-25, 25-21, 25-12, 25-21 victory Saturday.


    Expect a dogfight for Two Rivers 3A Conference playoff berths

    Two games into the Two Rivers 3A Conference football season, the prohibitive favorite — Cleveland — is still the “belle of the ball.” The rest of the league is a mix of teams with some hopes already realized, a few realized and some so far unfulfilled.


    East Wake too much for West Johnston

    Damontay Rhem rushed for 176 yards and two touchdowns and Tripp Harrington passed for 170 yards and two TDs, leading East Wake to a 28-14 victory over West Johnston.


    Trojans are stuffing the run

    As Garner chases a potential conference championship, the Trojans run defense must continue to improve.

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