The RailHawks, who finished third in the spring season standings, downed visiting Minnesota United, which was fourth, 3-1 Saturday in WakeMed Soccer Park despite being a man down for the game’s final 30 minutes.
Apex bought 90 acres to build a new park, Pleasant Park. The town is leaning toward fields for baseball, softball, soccer or lacrosse tournaments. But first, resident input is being requested at an Aug. 2 meeting.
The Cary Town Council tabled discussion on Alston Town Center, a proposed main street-style development at the intersection of NC 55 and NC 540 in northwest Cary. Officials said they feared the project wouldn’t deliver on the pedestrian-friendly atmosphere developers had promised.
Leesville Road graduate Jack Conley plans to continue his baseball career at N.C. State next season, though he has until July 17 to officially decline the Boston Red Sox, who drafted the catcher in the 30th round.
The Area 1 West division American Legion Baseball playoffs started July 5 in the Triangle. Raleigh Post 1 won the regular-season title, Apex Post 124 was the second seed, the independent Garner Nationals were No. 3 and Cary Post 67 finished third.