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Hobbton Middle gets volleyball win over Roseboro-Salemburg

The Hobbton Middle School Lady Wildcats volleyball team started the year on a high note with a victory over a tough Roseboro-Salemburg Middle School team, 3-1. “You could tell it was the first match of the season as both teams were rather rusty early on,” noted Hobbton coach Chip Pollock.Hobbton started the first set strongly by building a 17 to 4 lead, only to see it evaporate, before closing out the initial stanza 25-20.Roseboro dominated the second set, 25...

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Dark Horses shut out Raiders

Clinton’s soccer team posted its third straight shut out of a Four County Conference foe when they hosted Midway on Monday night and sent the Raiders home smarting from a 2-0 defeat. The game was an exciting defensive struggle with Clinton getting on the board early and then playing much of the game probing the Midway defense and defending their goal from several Raider advances before adding a late goal on a penalty kick to finish of the visitors.

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Harrells falls to Freedom Christian Academy

Harrells Christian Academy fell short in a soccer game against Freedom Christian Academy on Monday afternoon, as FCA took the game, 4-3.FCA got off to an early lead and never looked back. Scoring the goals for HCA were Stancil Bowles, assisted by Davis Jones, Cameron Phillips, and Spencer Cooke with the assist by Stancil Bowles.Brenden Giles had 9 saves for the Crusaders. HCA drops to 1-10-1 overall and 0-1 in conference play. They take on Arendell Parrott Acadmey next, ...

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Lakewood rolls to 4-2 soccer win

Lakewood’s soccer team traveled to James Kenan Monday evening to earn a 4-2 win over their conference opponent. The Leopards were led by Jonathan Gonzales, who had a hat trick, 3 goals; and Irvin Ramirez, who scored the other goal. Frances Flores had an assist for LHS.Pate Holland had a great game at the net for Lakewood with 15 saves in 17 shots on goal by the home-team Tigers.“We are playing good soccer right now,” said Lakewood’s head coach, Ja...

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Hobbton Middle tops RSMS

The Hobbton Middle School Wildcats visited Roseboro-Salemburg Middle on Monday, coming away with an 8-1 victory in soccer. Uriel Cruz would score three for the Wildcats in the first 8 minutes to put his team up. Roseboro would respond with a goal of their own by Edwin Vanegas to make the score 3-1. “Edwin makes their team go. He is an exceptional player,” said Hobbton Coach Burnett. Miguel Diaz would score at the 13:00 mark to make it 4-1. Luis Irias would score with ten minutes l...

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Clinton volleyball beats Hobbton

The Hobbton Wildcat volleyball team hosted Clinton Monday. Clinton won both matches.Clinton JV took the that match in 2 straight, 25-23 and 25-4. Wildcat coach Russell Jones said, “We played well the first game and were up 23-18 and lost 25-23. We just couldn’t do anything right. Their last girl served from 12 to 25. The beauty of it is, we turn around tomorrow and play another one. We got this one out of our way.”In the nightcap, the Dark Horses got by...

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Horses tame Wolfpack

Clinton hosted the Wolfpack from Whiteville on Friday night for their final non-conference tune –up before getting into Four County Conference play in a couple of weeks. With a good crowd on hand, for a rainy night, the two perennial 2-A powers did not disappoint, battling for much of the first three quarters in a close fought defensive struggle. The Dark Horses finally hit their stride midway through the fourth quarter and were able to put some space between themselves and the Wolfpack...

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Midway escapes Lakewood, 7-6

The Lakewood Leopards and the Midway Raiders; what a great in-county rivalry. Friday night was a game of defense, more defense and then some penalties, which took points off the scoreboard.The first and only score for the Raiders in their win over the Leopards came with 2:09 left in the first quarter, on a 1 yard touchdown run by Larry Blanks, and the point after was good. That ended the 1st quarter with the score 7-0.The Leopards controlled the ball most of the 2nd quar...

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Union gets first win at Hobbton’s expense

In a driving rain that lasted through most of 3 quarters, the Union Spartans and the Hobbton Wildcats battled it out on the gridiron Friday night with Union coming away with a 21-0 win.Hobbton coach Jeff Byrd said, “We had two called back and I think they were big and we had a couple of other penalties. We just laid it on the ground too much. Defensively we played pretty well. They got the ball inside the 2-yard line one time and scored. They had 1 decent drive but overall, t...

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Lakewood edges Rosewood on volleyball court

Lakewood’s volleyball team took down Rosewood on the road Thursday evening. The sets were as followed: 25-16, 19-25, 25-22, and 25-20.Leading scorers for Lakewood were Rashyda Parker with 14 kills, 3 blocks, and 2 aces; Jordan Tew, with 15 Kills, 1 block, 1 Ace; Kiara Rich, 9 kills, 2 blocks; Emily Lewis, with 28 assists and 2 aces, and Anna Heinz, with 28 Digs and 2 aces.“Rosewood is a very well coached team and they play hard from start to finish. I was pro...

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Clinton nets 2 wins at West Bladen

Clinton’s volleyball squads, JV and varsity, defeated West Bladen, at West Bladen on Thursday.The JV team won 25-9 and 25-15 to stay undefeated. Jenna Mitchell led the JV Lady Horses with 10 great sets and 4 aces. Alex Canady had 2 spikes, 1 tip, 6 kills, and 2 blocks.The varsity team won in three straight sets by scores of 25-23-25-20. and 25-19, respectively.Dayna Demmadis had a dig, a spike, and a tip for Clinton. Francesca Jauregui had a dug, 10 spik...

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