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SMITHFIELD — Freshman Anna Taylor scored 28 points by way of eight 3-pointers to lead the Neuse Charter girls basketball team to its fourth victory in a row to start the season, a 69-27 … more
KENLY — Standout senior receiver Keishon Porter emerged a triple threat for a visiting SouthWest Edgecombe High varsity football team that wrecked North Johnston’s Senior Night with a … more
ROCKY MOUNT — First-year head coach Michael Barnett promised his North Johnston High seniors they would remember their final game. But even Barnett admits he did not expect what transpired … more
WENDELL — At the end of a long game that extended into overtime, the fate of the Corinth Holders High varsity football team came down to one kick. The Pirates, who led 14-0 at halftime, … more
ROSEBORO — A balanced rushing attack on Friday night ensured the Princeton High football team will enter its regular-season finale — and toughest test of the year — against Rosewood … more
SMITHFIELD — In losing 56-0 on Friday night, the Smithfield-Selma football team lost its ninth game in a row and its third straight with a point in a defeat to Clayton in the penultimate 3-A … more
PRINCETON — The Princeton football team tied the game at 35 late in the fourth quarter against Rosewood 35-20, but in the end it was overtime that mattered most in a 42-35 decision that gave … more
WENDELL — The Smithfield-Selma football team’s season came to a close with a 52-0 loss to East Wake in the team’s final 3-A Greater Neuse River Conference on Friday … more
ROLESVILLE — The Corinth Holders football team kept the game close, but ultimately fell 49-19 in the final game of 4-A Northern Athletic Conference play on Friday night at Rolesville. The … more
SMITHFIELD — Caught in a tie at 30 at halftime, the Neuse Charter boys basketball team took over in the second half to beat East Wake Academy 80-65 in the season-opener on Friday. "The way … more
KENLY — A 2-0 halftime deficit was too much to overcome as the North Johnston boys soccer team fell 5-2 to East Bladen in the second round of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association … more
KENLY — The Princeton boys basketball took over for good in the second quarter and beat North Johnston 87-60 on Friday night to advance to 6-0 on the season. After both teams scored 15 … more
KENLY — With only seven players tasked with playing through double overtime, the North Johnston High varsity girls basketball team did just enough to capture a 52-48 victory over Creedmoor … more
Because of the spread of COVID-19, the N.C. High School Athletic Association has suspended all school sports in North Carolina until at least April 6. “As much as we would like this … more
WENDELL — A season ago, the Corinth Holders baseball team went on a historic run in the playoffs and reached the North Carolina High School Athletic Association 4-A championship series, where … more
How might COVID-19 hurt the money-making opportunity for high school athletic departments in Johnston County?  While no decision by the North Carolina High School Athletic Association has … more
KENLY — A sluggish start offensively and the scoring power of Goldsboro Rosewood was not a recipe for for the North Johnston boys basketball team to capture the Johnstonian News Holiday … more
CLAYTON — After a lengthy search, Clayton High School has found the man who will lead its football program out of a turbulent year and into the future.  Shane Handy, the longtime head … more
The Smithfield-Selma High varsity basketball teams point to the program's seventh appearance in the re-named Farris & Thomas Holiday Tournament with the girls eager to return to the championship … more
KENLY — In the second half of the Beddingfield girls basketball team’s 44-29 victory over North Johnston on Wednesday night, Daneesha Briggs made her imprint all over the direction of the … more
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