Sampson Independent- RSS SPORTS Feed http://clintonnc.com/section/SPORTS http://clintonnc.com/section/SPORTS Sat, 22 Nov 2014 05:35:02 EST 1800 Sports Hall-of-Famers inducted http://clintonnc.com/news/home_top-localnews1-sports/150625330/Sports-Hall-of-Famers-inducted On Thursday night, the Sampson County Sports Club inducted five individuals into its Hall of Fame, touting them for their contributions to athletics in Sampson County. It was the fifth class to be inducted since ceremonies began. The ceremony was held... Fri, 21 Nov 2014 21:00:20 EST Cardinals sign Clinton’s Stanley to 40-man roster http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/150607680/Cardinals-sign-Clintons-Stanley-to-40-man-roster The former Clinton High School and UNCW star catcher, Cody Stanley has been added to the St. Louis Cardinals' 40-man roster as of Wednesday morning. This insures that no other MLB team could acquire Stanley in the Rule 5 draft that is held each... Wed, 19 Nov 2014 22:34:08 EST Freedom Baptist claims church league title http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/150591314/Freedom-Baptist-claims-church-league-title The 2014 fall softball season for the Sampson County Church League, held at Freedom Field in Salemburg, came to a close on Sunday with Freedom Baptist Church topping Garland's Church of God of Prophecy 15-13 in the championship game. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 13:59:06 EST Midway beats North Johnston 60-39 http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/150591900/Midway-beats-North-Johnston-60-39 If first year head coach of Midway, Matthew Creech would have told you that his team has only had two practices with the entire team, and you saw the way that they preformed in their season opener at North Johnston on Tuesday night, you wouldn't... Tue, 18 Nov 2014 22:38:11 EST Spell receives County Championship Ring http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/150564749/Spell-receives-County-Championship-Ring On Monday, the Championship Ring was presented to the 2014 Sampson County Golf Champion, Jeffrey Spell. Spell won the event that was played on September 20th and 21st at Lakewood Country Club and Coharie Country Club, respectively. The event was... Mon, 17 Nov 2014 14:04:09 EST Union’s season ends at Camden http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/150552270/Unions-season-ends-at-Camden Union traveled to Camden County to take on Camden in the first round of the NCHSAA State Playoffs. Union was the 12 seed and Camden was the 5 seed in the Mideast Region. Sat, 15 Nov 2014 09:09:08 EST Raiders fall at Southwest Onslow http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/150552192/Raiders-fall-at-Southwest-Onslow The Midway Raiders' trip to Southwest Onslow Friday night got off to a bad start and then things got worse. Midway was the number 12 seed in the Mideast facing the 5 seed in the first round of the state playoffs. The Stallions won the game... Sat, 15 Nov 2014 08:34:03 EST Clinton routs Graham for first round win http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/150552119/Clinton-routs-Graham-for-first-round-win Clinton hosted the Red Devils from Graham for a first round playoff matchup that saw the Dark Horse defense dominate the game for their fourth shutout in their last five games. The Red Devils passing attack never got out of the gates as the Graham... Sat, 15 Nov 2014 08:18:12 EST Wildcats bow out of playoffs at Tarboro. http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/150551474/Wildcats-bow-out-of-playoffs-at-Tarboro. The Hobbton Wildcat gridiron season ended in a disappointment at the hands of Tarboro High School. The final score was 61-0, Taboro. Fri, 14 Nov 2014 23:39:07 EST Leopards roll in round one, advance in state playoffs http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/150551413/Leopards-roll-in-round-one-advance-in-state-playoffs The Lakewood Leopards ran wild on the Columbia Wildcats Friday night in the first round of the state playoffs, taking the game 59-0. Fri, 14 Nov 2014 23:25:09 EST Parks and Rec wrap up football season http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/150548075/Parks-and-Rec-wrap-up-football-season On Monday, November 10th, 2014 Sampson County Parks & Recreation completed their 2014 10-12 year old tackle football season at Lakewood High School. The teams that participated in the season were from the Southern District (Union), Western District... Fri, 14 Nov 2014 17:08:09 EST Dark Horse Havoc set for November 20th http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/150492677/Dark-Horse-Havoc-set-for-November-20th The Clinton men's basketball teams will host their annual Dark Horse Havoc intersquad scrimmages on Thursday, November 20th at the Sampson Middle School Gym.Admission is free for the event. Wed, 12 Nov 2014 07:01:12 EST The Royal Lane revamp http://clintonnc.com/news/community_news-home_top-localnews1-localnews2-news-sports/150445256/The-Royal-Lane-revamp The City of Clinton is looking for a Royal rebound. Tue, 11 Nov 2014 07:31:10 EST Smith inducted to East Coast Drag Racing HOF http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/150477229/Smith-inducted-to-East-Coast-Drag-Racing-HOF Clinton native Curtis Smith, far right, was inducted to the East Coast Drag Racing Hall of Fame on Oct. 19. He was inducted alongside Rick Hendrick, among others. Pictured from left are his son, Curt Smith Jr, Hendrick, Smith's daughter... Mon, 10 Nov 2014 14:41:15 EST SCC Tourney held at Lakewood Country Club http://clintonnc.com/news/photo_gallery-sports/150477262/SCC-Tourney-held-at-Lakewood-Country-Club Sampson Community College hosted their annual golf tournament at Lakewood Country Club on Friday, There was a field of 88 players. There were four flights and the flights were determined by handicaps. Places were awarded to the top 3 teams in each... Mon, 10 Nov 2014 13:56:08 EST Clinton to host basketball jamboree http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/150479716/Clinton-to-host-basketball-jamboree Veteran's Day means no school for the schools in the county, but it will provide some high-school basketball excitement with the 2014 Dark Horse Fall Jamboree. Mon, 10 Nov 2014 11:34:10 EST Crusaders rout Cannon, advance to round two http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/150477152/Crusaders-rout-Cannon-advance-to-round-two Harrells Christain Academy traveled to Concord to take on Cannon High School in the first round of the state playoffs. HCA was juiced up and ready for Cannon, as they blitzed them, 49-13. Mon, 10 Nov 2014 08:09:07 EST Clinton gets big road win http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/150470113/Clinton-gets-big-road-win Clinton took to the road Friday night, traveling to Wallace to face the Bulldogs for the final regular season game. With a win the undefeated Bulldogs would claim the Four County Conference title, a Dark Horse win would create a four way tie for the... Sat, 8 Nov 2014 07:16:06 EST Lakewood routs Hobbton 42-0 http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/150469678/Lakewood-routs-Hobbton-42-0 The Lakewood Leopards took the win Friday night over the Wildcats of Hobbton by a score of 42-0. Fri, 7 Nov 2014 23:53:11 EST Midway beats Union 41-13 http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/150469496/Midway-beats-Union-41-13 Midway traveled to Union Friday night to wrap up their regular season and spoil the Spartan Senior Night. Midway won the game in convincing fashion, 41-13. Fri, 7 Nov 2014 23:35:07 EST