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    East-West All-Star Football game: West rallies for tie

    A wildly productive final two drives salvaged a 10-all tie for the West All-Stars Wednesday night in the 66th annual N.C. Coaches Association East-West All-Star Football game.


    West girls pull away for all-star victory

    The game itself will not top the list of top memories for the local East All-Star girls’ basketball stars. That’s what an 82-62 loss in the annual N.C. Coaches Association All-Star Game will produce, but the week itself was a great finale for three Triangle-area players and two coaches...


    Sports Notes

    A 12U Travel baseball team based out of Four Oaks will be holding open tryouts at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 2 (200 Civitan Road, Four Oaks). The team has competed in Top Gun tournaments from Rocky Mount to Fayetteville. All eligible boys cannot turn 13 before May 1, 2015. If interested, contact Steve...


    2014 Southern Metro Swimming Association Championships: Top Finishers in Each Event

    Combined Team Scores: 1. Edgebrook Eels 516, 2. Pineville Piranhas 455.5, 3. Smithfield Sharks 371.5, 4. Turner Farms Marlins 359, 5. Hampton Ridge Otters 353.5, 6. McGee’s Crossroads Manta Rays 347, 7. Glen Laurel Otters 268, 8. HealthQuest Hammerheads 185.5


    Garner rolling into state tournament

    Garner has won seven straight playoff games and enters the N.C. State American Legion Tournament with high hopes after a fourth place finish last year.


    Edgebrook Eels rule Southern Metro Swim League once again

    The Edgebrook Eels swept the team championships during the Southern Metro Swim League Championships Saturday at the Smithfield Recreation and Aquatics Center. The Eels, based out of Garner, totaled 516 combined team points. They notched 255 points in the girls’ competition to win there and...


    Blue Jays find some answers

    The sun faded on Garner’s Central Carolina Scholastic Summer League baseball season on Thursday with an 8-0 loss at the hands of Holly Springs. But the result of the season finale was but a fragment of the bigger picture for coach Larry Beck.


    Squads work on better connections

    The area’s slate of summer passing leagues wrapped up last week. The leagues allow teams to focus on their passing attacks against other teams in a non-contact environment.


    State championships coming to Johnston

    Johnston County will host the Tar Heel Leagues Inc. state championship baseball tournaments in the age 7-8, 9-10 and 11-12 this weekend, bringing 32 teams and more than 2,000 spectators to the area. Smithfield Community Park and Clayton Community Park will host the tournaments, which run Thursday...


    Parks and Recreation Notes: July 23

    Events and activities from the Garner area

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