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    4 qualify for state 3A meet

    South Johnston’s Jacob Gonzalez lead a quartet of individual area qualifiers to the state meet, while Corinth Holders’ Kayla Ste. Marie will represent the area in the girls meet. Joining Gonzalez will be brothers Gable and Wyatt Dresham of Cleveland, and Patrick Myers of Corinth Holders...


    Prep Football: Previewing the Oct. 31 Games

    What it means: Garner can clinch no worse than a share of the Greater Neuse River 4A Conference championship with a victory and the league’s No. 1 playoff seed with a victory. Southeast needs to pull the upset to keep its hopes of a top three finish (and a guaranteed playoff spot) alive, ...


    Triangle-area teams qualify for states at 4A, 3A and 1A Mideast cross country regional

    Broughton, Green Hope, Cardinal Gibbons, Franklin Academy and Research Triangle take top honors during the day at WakeMed Park in Cary.


    Odds favor Cleveland when it doesn’t punt

    Cleveland High football coach Scott Riley never has his team punt, except when it does.


    Seven from Johnston County qualify for state girls golf championships

    Seven golfers from Johnston County — representing Neuse Charter, North Johnston, Cleveland, Corinth Holders, South Johnston and Smithfield-Selma — advanced to the NCHSAA girls golf state championships.


    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.

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