When Stephen Malik bought the soccer team formerly known as the RailHawks 13 months ago, this was always in the back of his mind. Tuesday, Malik left no doubt. The goal is an MLS franchise, and quickly, in the next 12-18 months.
Jackson has been a vital part of a dominant Mustang defense that has allowed only seven points in its last four games. After intercepting 11 passes in 2015, Jackson has six picks this year. Two of those were returned for touchdowns and a would-be third was called back.
The Overhills boys and Triton girls won Harnett County Tip-Off basketball titles in two thrilling games at Campbell University on Friday. The Jaguars boys beat Harnett Central 58-56 and the Hawks girls topped the Trojans 56-55.
Green Hope breathed a collective sigh of relief after a hard-fought 1-0 victory over conference foe Middle Creek in the second round of the N.C. High School Athletic Association 4A boys’ soccer playoffs on Tuesday night at Falcons Stadium.
The death of a Durham man, William “Bill” Bishop, whose son said he was found him unresponsive with a dog leash around his neck has been ruled a homicide, according to N.C. Medical Examiner’s report. (No audio)