The 2015 edition of the Nationals — which includes players from Clayton, Middle Creek, Green Hope and Midway high schools — has zero returnees from those state tournament-qualifying clubs, but veteran manager Chris Cook thinks he’s put together the team to make the kind of history the Nationals want to make.
Reid Herring went five-plus innings, allowing a pair of runs on five hits and striking out four against five walks as the No. 21 Wildcats topped host No. 13 seed Garner 5-2 in the third round before a packed house on Tuesday night.
The lineups for the 2015 N.C. Coaches Association East-West All-Star Games featuring some of the state’s top stars from the class of 2015 have been completed and three more local athletes have been added to the lineup.
Wake County proposed a property tax hike Monday as it released its plan for the next year of government spending. County Manager Jim Hartmann asked the Board of Commissioners for a 5 percent increase in county real-estate taxes, or 2.9 cents per $100 of property value.