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  • SMITHFIELD-SELMA HIGH

    It’s a winning streak for SSS

    Until a week ago, Smithfield-Selma football had not seen at least a two-win season since 2009.

  • SPORTS

    Wildcats come up huge in fourth quarter

    West Johnston head coach Jimmy Williams had a sneaking suspiscion his team’s Greater Neuse River 4A Conference battle against Southeast Raleigh would come down to the fourth quarter.

  • PRINCETON HIGH

    Princeton battles on in 1A volleyball playoffs

    Princeton fought off six set points, survived a surprising yellow card for taunting and a raucous road environment for a four-set victory over Perquimans County Thursday night in the third round of the 1A volleyball playoffs.

  • SPORTS

    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

    Sports Briefs: Oct. 26, 2014

    Corinth Holders’ boys soccer team rolled up 16 goals in wins over Triton and Smithfield-Selma last week, finishing off its regular-season schedule with a 19-0 record. The Pirates are expected to be the No. 1 overall seed for the state playoffs in the eastern regional, giving them home field...

  • RECREATION

    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...

  • PRINCETON HIGH

    Closing ability carries Princeton to a sweep

    Princeton fought off two set points in the opening set to win, then reeled off a 10-point second-set run and closed out Whiteville in three sets in the second round of the NCHSAA 1A volleyball playoffs.

  • SOUTH JOHNSTON HIGH

    Asheboro comeback too much for South

    After enduring a bus ride of nearly three hours, and facing on of the state’s best 3A teams did not make for a pleasant afternoon for South Johnston in the second round of the NCHSAA 3A volleyball playoffs. But the Trojans, with an inspired effort, gave the highly regarded and fourth-seeded...

  • CORINTH HOLDERS HIGH

    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.

  • CORINTH HOLDERS HIGH

    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.

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