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Adam Capps

Position: Sports Writer
E-Mail Address: acapps@civitasmedia.com
Phone Number: (910) 214-9585


About Adam Capps

A Sampson County native, Adam is a graduate of Midway High School. He currently attends Sampson Community College. He was All County Golf Player of the Year for 2011-12.

Latest Stories by Adam Capps

It wasn't long after Midway's loss in 14 innings to South Granville last week that I began replaying the season through my head. “Man,” I thought, “this team was a break here or a break there away from being back in the state championship for a third consecutive season.”
But, if you were in Spivey's Corner on Friday night,

Some things can't be questioned

It wasn't long after Midway's loss in 14 innings to South Granville last week that I began replaying the season through my head. “Man,” I thought, “this team was a break here or a break there away from being back in the state championship for a third consecutive season.” But, if you were in Spivey's Corner on Friday night,

Well, if you were in Spivey's Corner on Friday night and didn't care who won, you were more than likely at the most entertaining baseball game you will ever see. If you pulled for South Granville, you left with a huge sigh of relief. If you were a Raider, you were heartbroken.
It took 14 innings to decide who would go to the 2015 NCHSAA State Cham

Midway's stellar season ends in Eastern Championship thriller

Well, if you were in Spivey's Corner on Friday night and didn't care who won, you were more than likely at the most entertaining baseball game you will ever see. If you pulled for South Granville, you left with a huge sigh of relief. If you were a Raider, you were heartbroken. It took 14 innings to decide who would go to the 2015 NCHSAA State Cham

Midway and South Granville will need one more game to decide the champion of the East Region in the NCHSAA 2A Playoffs. After winning game one, the Raiders fell in Creedmoor against the hometown Vikings, 3-1 on Thursday evening.
Midway got a great pitching performance from Senior Ryan Lee. Lee walked no batters and allowed just 6 hits. His one mis

South Granville tops Midway in game two of Eastern Championship

Midway and South Granville will need one more game to decide the champion of the East Region in the NCHSAA 2A Playoffs. After winning game one, the Raiders fell in Creedmoor against the hometown Vikings, 3-1 on Thursday evening. Midway got a great pitching performance from Senior Ryan Lee. Lee walked no batters and allowed just 6 hits. His one mis

The Midway Raiders took game one of the three game series against South Granville High School in the NCHSAA 2A State Playoffs' Eastern Championship on Wednesday night by defeating the visiting Viking team, 6-5.
It was a game that seemed to belong to Midway a couple of times. But both teams kept battling back and seemed to have an answer for each o

Midway takes game one in Eastern Final

The Midway Raiders took game one of the three game series against South Granville High School in the NCHSAA 2A State Playoffs' Eastern Championship on Wednesday night by defeating the visiting Viking team, 6-5. It was a game that seemed to belong to Midway a couple of times. But both teams kept battling back and seemed to have an answer for each o

MHS finds themselves in a familiar place this week; the Eastern Championship of the NCHSAA 2A State Playoffs. Midway, fresh off an 8-5 win over Fairmont in round 4, is set to take on South Granville (21-2) in a 3-game series, starting on Wednesday.
The Raiders are the top overall seed in the East, and South Granville is right behind them at the tw

Raider nine ready for Eastern Finals

MHS finds themselves in a familiar place this week; the Eastern Championship of the NCHSAA 2A State Playoffs. Midway, fresh off an 8-5 win over Fairmont in round 4, is set to take on South Granville (21-2) in a 3-game series, starting on Wednesday. The Raiders are the top overall seed in the East, and South Granville is right behind them at the tw

Midway is headed back to the Eastern Final after an impressive offensive performance in an 8-5 win over visiting Fairmont on Friday night.
Matt Barefoot pitched for Midway and allowed the five runs on 6 hits while striking out 13 Golden Tornado batters. His start was good enough for the win.
Midway struck first in the bottom of the first inning w

Raiders beat Fairmont, advance to Eastern Championship

Midway is headed back to the Eastern Final after an impressive offensive performance in an 8-5 win over visiting Fairmont on Friday night. Matt Barefoot pitched for Midway and allowed the five runs on 6 hits while striking out 13 Golden Tornado batters. His start was good enough for the win. Midway struck first in the bottom of the first inning w

The Midway Raiders defeated Jordan Matthews in round three of the NCHSAA State Playoffs in the 2A ranks on Tuesday night under their home-field lights. Midway won the game 6-0 to advance to round four.
Dylan Hardison was sensational on the mound for the Raiders. The left-handed ace struck out 17 batters en route to the shutout. He allowed just one

Hardison leads Midway past JM, into round four

The Midway Raiders defeated Jordan Matthews in round three of the NCHSAA State Playoffs in the 2A ranks on Tuesday night under their home-field lights. Midway won the game 6-0 to advance to round four. Dylan Hardison was sensational on the mound for the Raiders. The left-handed ace struck out 17 batters en route to the shutout. He allowed just one

The Fellowship of Christian Students at Clinton High School hosted an event called “Awakening” on Friday night in the Clinton High School auditorium.
“Awakening” was completely student lead by Clinton High School's Fellowship of Christian Students.
“Members of the FCS saw the need for Jesus Christ to change their com

CHS students hold 'Awakening' event

The Fellowship of Christian Students at Clinton High School hosted an event called “Awakening” on Friday night in the Clinton High School auditorium. “Awakening” was completely student lead by Clinton High School's Fellowship of Christian Students. “Members of the FCS saw the need for Jesus Christ to change their com

The Midway Nine is headed to the third round of the state playoffs in the NCHSAA 2A ranks following a 4-1 win over visiting North Pitt on Saturday night in Raider Country.
Matt Barefoot was sensational at all rates on Saturday. The Raider lefty threw a complete game in earning the win, allowing one run on 4 hits and 3 walks, and striking out 14 ba

Barefoot leads Raiders to 4-1 win over North Pitt

The Midway Nine is headed to the third round of the state playoffs in the NCHSAA 2A ranks following a 4-1 win over visiting North Pitt on Saturday night in Raider Country. Matt Barefoot was sensational at all rates on Saturday. The Raider lefty threw a complete game in earning the win, allowing one run on 4 hits and 3 walks, and striking out 14 ba

Lakewood's season ends at Riverside-Martin

Lakewood's baseball season came to an end at Riverside-Martin on Wednesday night in the first round of the NCHSAA State Playoffs. The Leopards scored the first run of the game in the top of the first inning, but could not contain the high-powered offense of Riverside, as the home team and seventh seed in the East Region for 1A play scored 9 consecu

Union dropped by top seeded Whiteville

The Union Spartans' season ended at the hands of 1A defending state champion and number one overall seed in the East, Whiteville, on Wednesday evening. The Spartans were dealt a tough hand in drawing the top seed in the East side of the bracket, and were no match for the crazily talented home team. The Wolfpack defeated Union 14-0 in five innings.

Harrells Christian Academy Varsity Baseball, seeded 4th, upset the #1 seeded Westchester Country Day school 4-2 on Tuesday in High Point.
Westchester Country Day was never able to get over the hump and get over its troubles against HCA on Tuesday, as Westchester Country Day fell 4-2 at Highpoint, NC after falling behind by three runs in the sixth

HCA advances to state finals

Harrells Christian Academy Varsity Baseball, seeded 4th, upset the #1 seeded Westchester Country Day school 4-2 on Tuesday in High Point. Westchester Country Day was never able to get over the hump and get over its troubles against HCA on Tuesday, as Westchester Country Day fell 4-2 at Highpoint, NC after falling behind by three runs in the sixth

Raiders thump SW Edgecombe, 13-1

The Midway Raiders began their title defense at home on Wednesday night in the first round of the NCHSAA State Playoffs. MHS came out swinging the bats aggressively, and never let up, defeating Southwest Edgecombe 13-1 in 5 innings. Ryan Lee was on the mound for Midway. He got the win, pitching the complete 5 innings, allowing a hit, 2 walks, and

The Harrells Christian Academy Varsity Softball Team defeated First Assembly School today in the NCISAA 2A semi-finals. The final score was 2-0. The win advances the Lady Crusader to the championship series against Faith Christian School. The first game will be played Friday, May 15, in Kinston at Arendell Parrott Academy. Game time is 12 noon.
Ma

HCA softball headed back to championship series

The Harrells Christian Academy Varsity Softball Team defeated First Assembly School today in the NCISAA 2A semi-finals. The final score was 2-0. The win advances the Lady Crusader to the championship series against Faith Christian School. The first game will be played Friday, May 15, in Kinston at Arendell Parrott Academy. Game time is 12 noon. Ma

Midway's baseball team wrapped up yet another conference championship on Thursday evening with a 3-0 win over Wallace-Rose Hill. The win assures Midway of a home playoff game, and possibly home-field advantage throughout the Eastern Region.
Midway's Matt Barefoot was simply firing on all cylinders on the mound. The left-handed, hard-throwing Campb

Barefoot leads Midway past Wallace, Raiders claim conference title

Midway's baseball team wrapped up yet another conference championship on Thursday evening with a 3-0 win over Wallace-Rose Hill. The win assures Midway of a home playoff game, and possibly home-field advantage throughout the Eastern Region. Midway's Matt Barefoot was simply firing on all cylinders on the mound. The left-handed, hard-throwing Campb

Union hosted Midway on Spartan Senior Night on Wednesday. Union's starting pitcher Corey Smith got off to a hot start, facing the minimum batters through three innings. However, late in the game, the Raider bats came alive to lift them to a comfortable 8-0 win.
The score was tied at 0 entering the fourth inning with Wesley Johnson reached on an er

Midway drops Union despite slow start

Union hosted Midway on Spartan Senior Night on Wednesday. Union's starting pitcher Corey Smith got off to a hot start, facing the minimum batters through three innings. However, late in the game, the Raider bats came alive to lift them to a comfortable 8-0 win. The score was tied at 0 entering the fourth inning with Wesley Johnson reached on an er

Midway routs Trask on Senior Night, 11-0

The Midway Raiders earned an 11-0 victory at home against Trask in just five innings on Senior Night in Spivey's Corner on Tuesday evening. It was a strong pitching performance, once again for the Raiders, as Ryan Lee pitched 4 innings, earning the win, allowing no runs on 2 hits and walking none. Cameron Godwin got an inning of work for the Raide

Princeton's Lady Bulldogs visited Lakewood on Tuesday night for a conference soccer match against the Lady Leopards. Princeton scored early, building a lead that was too much for the Lady Leopards to overcome in route to an 8-0 shutout win.
The Lady Bulldogs kept constant pressure on the Lakewood goal in the first half, scoring six goals before in

Lady Leps' soccer fall to Princeton

Princeton's Lady Bulldogs visited Lakewood on Tuesday night for a conference soccer match against the Lady Leopards. Princeton scored early, building a lead that was too much for the Lady Leopards to overcome in route to an 8-0 shutout win. The Lady Bulldogs kept constant pressure on the Lakewood goal in the first half, scoring six goals before in





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