Johnston County hasn’t backed a Democrat for governor in 16 years, and in 2012, voters here gave Pat McCrory a 2-1 advantage. But Roy Cooper’s stop in Clayton on Wednesday suggests Democrats think they call poll well here in November,
Mitch Hall broke his right hand playing football in middle school, so he learned to snap left-handed. That turned into mastering the preferred two-handed snap early and a spot in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl in January.
The Trojans held the Red Rams scoreless in the second portion of the game — play picked up with just more than two minutes left in the first half, intercepting four passes on defense and putting together a 29-point third quarter at Ronald Avery Stadium.