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Pigskin Jamboree set for Friday night

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Football season is almost back in Sampson County. Making it official will be the annual Pigskin Jamboree which makes its way to Union High School this Friday night, Aug. 15.The Jamboree allows five of the county teams to display a preview of what they have to show for the 2014 season.The games are set to begin at 7 p.m. The gates at Union will open at 6 p.m. Union will provide concessions to the guests.

 

Honor and Valor Foundation to hold fundraising tournament at Timberlake GC.

The Honor and Valor Foundation is set to host a fund-raising golf tournament at Timberlake Golf Club in Clinton, on Friday, October 3rd. The tournament is scheduled to start at 1 p.m. It is a four person, captain’s choice format.The tournament fee is $60.00, which includes lunch prior to the round. During the round, red bombs, mulligans and allowing Timberlake golf pro, Tony Parrish to play on your team for a certain drive during the round are optional add-ons to enhance the ...

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Lakewood falls short to Pamlico

The opening kickoff was the start of a very exciting night of football at Leopards Stadium, with the Pamlico Hurricanes taking the opening kick-off 84 yards for the touchdown. The rest of the first quarter was plenty of defense and penalties, with the Canes up 7-0.The 2nd quarter started with a 31 yard punt that touched a Cane player and was recovered on the Leopards 4 yard line. Leopards quarterback. Zach Tanner took the ball in from the 4 for a score of 7-7. Later in the quarter ...

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Dark Horses dominate Panthers

Clinton traveled to Beulaville on Friday night to open their 2014 football season against rival East Duplin. The Horses wasted no time establishing a strong rushing attack and put the game away well before halftime. The Dark Horses scored early and often and a stingy defense kept the Panthers out of the end zone. By game end the Horses had piled up 468 yards of total offense and scored 7 touchdowns in route to a dominating 48-3 win.

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Hobbton drops decision to Southeat Halifax

The Hobbton Wildcats tangled with the Trojans of Southeast Halifax Friday night and came up short. The final score was 30-12.“The score is not indicative of the game,” said Hobbton head coach Jeff Byrd. “Offensively we got to moving the ball better and defensively we gave up 30 points. But, 2 of those scores came at the end of the first half and at the end of the game. That’s as good as I have seen them play on defense in a long time. We had people cramping ...

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Midway falls to Princeton, 28-7

The Midway Raiders picked up its first loss of the season Friday night in a 28-7 decision to the visiting Princeton Bulldogs. Princeton used 409 total yards to take down the young Raiders.After the teams traded punts in their first few possessions, Princeton was able to get on the board with 2:22 to play in the opening quarter. Midway then scored 13 seconds later on their first play from scrimmage in the ensuing drive. Jeremy Robinson took a hand-off from quarterback Cameron Godwin...

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Hobbton volleyball wins again

The Hobbton Wildcat JV volleyball team got another win Thursday against James Kenan. The final was 2-1, Hobbton.In the opening set, Alana Rhodes served 17 straight points, including 5 aces, before giving up the serve. The Wildcats went on to take the game 25-8. In the second game, James Kenan found their game and kept it close throughout winning 25-21. In the third game, Hobbton got their act together and dominated the Tigers again taking that game 25-9 and the match.

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Lady Raiders net first conference win

The Midway Lady Raiders bounced back from a hard fought non-conference loss to Lakewood on Wednesday with their first conference win over East Bladen. Midway’s varsity and JV teams won their matches, each by seeping the Lady Eagles.The JV Lady Raiders won 25-10 in the first set and 25-15 in the second. Autumn Byrd scored 12 points off serves and had 7 assists. Blythe Best was 2-2 in the kills category. Logan Baggetthad 5 aces for Midway.As for the varsity, Midway w...

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Leps, Raiders take track meet

Hobbton, Lakewood and Midway got their cross country season under way Tuesday with an invitational meet at Hobbton. Midway and Lakewood took the top spots in both the men’s and women’s division.This is Lakewood’s first cross country team so it was especially nice that Jessica Espinsoa won the women’s side with a time of 25:28. Ashley Hinterleiter from Hobbton came in second at 25:41. Kayla Kibler from Midway took third with a time of 26:03. Hobbton claimed f...

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Leps top Raiders in volleyball match

The Leopards were in non-conference play Wednesday night against in county rivals Midway Raiders. Coach Shelia Davidson said, “We got off to a much better start tonight than we did last night against Spring Creek. We had to because Midway has some great servers and we had to stop them from acing they are strong in that area.In the first set, the Leopards went ahead early and stayed ahead with a 25-8 win.The second set was a back and forth game until the Leopards took a 14-7 l...

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Leopards hang first loss on Raiders

The Midway Raiders traveled to Lakewood Wednesday, hoping to build on their 3-0 record. The Leopards had other ideas. Lakewood came from behind to post a 2-1 victory, avenging last week’s 3-1 loss at Midway.The Raiders got on the board first. Jonathan Garcia, for the second game in a row, scored Midway’s only goal. It came with 13:11 remaining in the first half. 1-0 would be the score at intermission.For the first 11 and a half minutes of the second half, the...

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Hobbton volleyball teams split matches with Goldsboro

The Hobbton Wildcat volleyball teams split with Goldsboro in Wednesday’s match. The JV won both sets, 25-15 and 25-17. The varsity lost 3-1.Volleyball coach Russell Jones said, “In the JV match, we got a couple of good runs. Denice Lamb put the game out of reach in the second game with her serves. She got 6 straight points to take it from 15-14 to 21-14 and we finished it off from there.”

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