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    Garner has short run in American Legion State Tournament

    Garner’s hopes for a long run in the N.C. American Legion Baseball State Tournament took a hit in the first inning of the Nationals’ game against tournament host Davidson County. The Nationals gave up three runs that inning and never fully recovered through their next two games in ...


    Eagles send South Johnston student into U.S. Amateur

    South Johnston High student Patrick Stephenson has qualified for the U.S. Amateur Championship in Jones Creek, Ga. next month. Stephenson, a rising junior, finished second in a qualifying event at Keith Hills Country Club on Friday.


    N.C. State, Wake Forest get NCHSAA football finals

    The NCHSAA will hold its state championship football games at N.C. State and Wake Forest universities this season.


    Sports Briefs - July 27, 2014

    Three area players have been named to the N.C. Baseball Coaches Association all-state high school team.


    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...

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