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Area girls soccer players help East to 3-2 win

East's Kaelin Sanderford (Corinth Holders) looks upfield as she dribbles during the July 16 NCCA East-West All-Star girls soccer match at Macpherson Stadium in Greensboro.
BROWNS SUMMIT — In soccer, the box score can only tell so much, especially about those tasked with keeping away goals rather than scoring them. But among soccer talent headed for top …

Members of the Evolution Track Club who qualified for the upcoming AAU Junior Olympic Track and Field National Championship pose for a picture after the North Carolina AAU Area 25 Regional Qualifier at UNC Charlotte in June. Pictured are, front from left: Jahzara McIver, James McLean, Ethan Kennedy, Kendal Davis Everett Alston. Second row: Jammie Smith, Priya Murray, Madison Mack, Josiah McIver. Third row: Kyndal Saunders, Tatiana Powell, Alex Davis. Not pictured: Teanna Bell, Jayden Gray, Layla Gunter, Shomare Hazley.

Local track athletes headed to national event

Sixteen members of the Johnston County-based Evolution Track Club qualified for the upcoming AAU Junior Olympic Track and Field National Championship after strong showings at the North Carolina AAU …

Community Sports
Bill Howard

From Craggy to Pico Coa

It was tough. Climbing mountains is hard work, especially during the summer in a North Carolina climate. Yet here we were, scaling the fourth-highest peak in the mountain range. Our muscles aching, …
School Sports
Tylyia Triggs, left, poses for a photo with Neuse Charter athletic director. Triggs will represent the school at the upcoming National Federation of State High School Associations National Leadership Summit in Indianapolis, Indiana July 22-24.

Triggs to attend athletics leadership conference

Neuse Charter School senior Tylyia Triggs will travel to Indianapolis, Indiana, from July 22-24 for the 2019 National Federation of State High School Associations National Student Leadership …
East's Anthony Council (Smithfield-Selma) drives the lane during the July 15 NCCA East-West All-Star boys basketball game in the Greensboro Coliseum.

Council makes the most of East-West experience

GREENSBORO — Checking in at 5-foot-9 with teammates who towered nearly a foot over him, Anthony Council was the shortest player to take the floor in the 71st annual North Carolina Coaches …
Pro Sports
Carolina Mudcats’ Brice Turang (2) eludes the tag of Wilmington Blue Rocks catcher Sebastian Rivero to score the winning run on a single by Mario Feliciano in the bottom of the ninth inning and give the Mudcats’ a 5-4 victory Sunday at Five County Stadium.

Mudcats walk off Blue Rocks 5-4 on Sunday

ZEBULON — Mario Feliciano’s one-out single in the bottom of the ninth inning scored teammate Brice Turang from second base and gave the Carolina Mudcats a 5-4 walk-off victory against the …
UNC Notebook
Tar Heels’ backcourt undergoes massive restructuring after busy week

The last week for North Carolina basketball has been about as eventful as an offseason week can get.  On Tuesday, the Tar Heels signed Cole Anthony (Oak Hill …

NC State Notebook
Spring game a chance for Knight to carve out spot

N.C. State will get its first look at the 2019 team when the program hosts its annual Kay Yow Spring Game on Saturday at Carter-Finley Stadium. The intrasquad contest will kick off at 1 …

Duke Notebook
Jones makes history for Blue Devils at No. 6 pick

Duke quarterback Daniel Jones left school one year early with a number of first-round guarantees from NFL organizations. The gamble paid off, as Jones heard his name called by commissioner Roger …

ECU Notebook
Houston installs new system, culture for Pirates

New East Carolina head coach Mike Houston didn’t shy away from transparency throughout his first spring with the Pirates. When ECU had a bad practice, like the team’s first day in pads …