Adam Capps

Position: Sports Writer
E-Mail Address: acapps@civitasmedia.com
Phone Number: (910) 214-9585


About Adam Capps

A Sampson County native, Adam is a graduate of Midway High School. He currently attends Sampson Community College. He was All County Golf Player of the Year for 2011-12.

Latest Stories by Adam Capps

Harrells Christain Acadmey remained undefeated after a 29-0 win over South Robeson on Friday evening. It was an all-around ground attack for HCA, as they got whatever they wanted on the ground.
It started with a Joseph Phaneuf touchdown run from 15 yards out. Marcus Scarborough then scampered into the endzone from 37 yards out, and Phaneuf found t

Harrells runs all over South Robeson

Harrells Christain Acadmey remained undefeated after a 29-0 win over South Robeson on Friday evening. It was an all-around ground attack for HCA, as they got whatever they wanted on the ground. It started with a Joseph Phaneuf touchdown run from 15 yards out. Marcus Scarborough then scampered into the endzone from 37 yards out, and Phaneuf found t

The Union Spartans were defeated by the visiting Princeton Bulldogs, 48-20 on Thursday night, at Union. Princeton jumped out to an early touchdown lead with under five minutes gone in the game, and never looked back.
The Union offense struggled for the entire first half. On two runs that looked to be promising and productive, the end result would

Princeton thumps Spartans

The Union Spartans were defeated by the visiting Princeton Bulldogs, 48-20 on Thursday night, at Union. Princeton jumped out to an early touchdown lead with under five minutes gone in the game, and never looked back. The Union offense struggled for the entire first half. On two runs that looked to be promising and productive, the end result would

Hobbton splits volleyball matches with Rosewood

Hobbton hosted the Rosewood Eagles on Thursday evening in volleyball, and came away with a win and a loss. The JV team won their match 2-0, while the varsity lost theirs 0-3. The JV won their matches, 25-17 and 25-14. The varsity team lost 15-25, 9-25, and 18-25. “They would get on runs in each set that really hurt us,” said Hobbton's

Spell grabs 200th career win

Clinton topped 4-A Cape Fear on Thursday to give head coach Brad Spell his 200th career win as a head coach. Spell Carr had a goal and an assist and Turner Wells added the other goal for the Dark Horses. “It was probably our most complete game,” said Spell. We were really solid and controlled the midfield, and were really solid in the

Lady Raiders take volleyball games from Lady Spartans

The Midway Lady Raiders beat Union at Union Thursday evening in both the JV and varsity. The JV team won 25-6 and 25-20 to sweep the JV Lady Spartans. The varsity team also got out their brooms to complete the 3-0 sweep on the day. They won 25-19, 25-15, and 25-11. Abby Baggett, Maddie Royal, and Hannah Lucas all played well for the Midway JV, and

Hobbton Middle hosted Union in soccer action yesterday with the Wildcats coming away with a 7-4 win. The Wildcats would be led by Miguel Diaz with 3 goals, Uriel Cruz 2 goals and Luis Irias 2 goals. Union would score first on a breakaway from Manuel Pineda. The Wildcats would score the next four goals and Union would get another from Pineda before

Hobbton Middle tops Union, 7-4

Hobbton Middle hosted Union in soccer action yesterday with the Wildcats coming away with a 7-4 win. The Wildcats would be led by Miguel Diaz with 3 goals, Uriel Cruz 2 goals and Luis Irias 2 goals. Union would score first on a breakaway from Manuel Pineda. The Wildcats would score the next four goals and Union would get another from Pineda before

On Saturday, Sept. 6, Sampson County Parks & Recreation held its first county-wide volleyball mini-camp. The mini-camp was held at Roseboro-Salemburg Middle School.
In all, 32 girls ages 9 to 12, attended. The head volleyball coaches of Lakewood High School, Sheila Davidson and Dan Heinz, along with several of their players, Rashyda Parker, Em

County Rec host first volleyball mini-camp

On Saturday, Sept. 6, Sampson County Parks & Recreation held its first county-wide volleyball mini-camp. The mini-camp was held at Roseboro-Salemburg Middle School. In all, 32 girls ages 9 to 12, attended. The head volleyball coaches of Lakewood High School, Sheila Davidson and Dan Heinz, along with several of their players, Rashyda Parker, Em

Lady Wildcats get first win

Hobbton's volleyball team earned their first victory of the year in a trip to Neuse Charter. The Lady Cats won 3 sets to 1. Hobbton used a huge run in the first set to win 25-10. They then lost the second match, before winning the next two, 25-15 and 25-22 to capture their first win. “We are tickled to death,” said Russell Jones, Hobb

The Harrells Christian Academy varsity volleyball team defeated Arendell Parrott Academy in three games on Tuesday. They won the games 25-21, 26-24, and 25-18 to capture the win.
Marissa Parks had 7 aces, 5 kills, 12 assists, and 2 blocks for HCA. Margaret Clark had 2 aces, 7 kills, and 2 digs, Abigail Blanchard had 2 aces, 4 kills, and 3 blocks.

HCA volleyball gets first win

The Harrells Christian Academy varsity volleyball team defeated Arendell Parrott Academy in three games on Tuesday. They won the games 25-21, 26-24, and 25-18 to capture the win. Marissa Parks had 7 aces, 5 kills, 12 assists, and 2 blocks for HCA. Margaret Clark had 2 aces, 7 kills, and 2 digs, Abigail Blanchard had 2 aces, 4 kills, and 3 blocks.

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 excepti

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 ha

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

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 build

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-

Clinton downs Pender, 2-0

Clinton, fresh off their overtime victory at East Bladen on Wednesday, traveled to Pender on Thursday to take on the Patriots. Clinton won the game 2-0, earning their second conference win in as many games. The Dark Horses got on the board first when Ivan Palencia nailed a kick into the back of the net in the 17th minute. The kick was assisted by

Lady Raiders leave Trask with two victories

Midway's volleyball teams earned two wins Thursday evening on the volleyball court. Midway's JV took down Trask 2 sets to none, and the varsity won in 3 straight sets The JV team won their matches by scores of 25-6 and 25-19. Logan Baggett served 16 straight points in the first set's win. Autumn Byrd had great sets with 11 assists on the night, an

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 Hein

Dark Horses get “gutty” road win

Clinton's Dark Horse soccer squad traveled to East Bladen for a conference match on Wednesday, and won a hard fought battle in overtime, 1-0. Although Clinton controlled nearly 80 percent of the time of possession battle, they could not get the ball in the back of the net during regulation. In the extra session, in the 82nd minute, Spell Carr chi

Spartans win big over Pender

The Union Spartan soccer squad took down the Trask Titans in a 6-1 win. The UHS goals were scored by Marco Balthazar, Kenneth Santana, Omar Martinez, on a 52 yard score, Irvin Ocampo, assisted by Kenneth Santana, and Arcenio Najera had 2 goals. Santana also assisted on Najera's first goal. “I thought we looked great tonight,” said Uni

Raider volleyball net wins at Rosewood

The Midway Lady Raiders swept their competition on Monday against the Rosewood Eagles. The JV team won 2 sets to none, and the varsity squad won 3 matches to 1. The JV squad won their matches by scores of 25-21 and 25-7. Hannah Lucas came uo with several great saves on the back row for Midway, and Logan Baggett was 6 for 6 on hits and serves. Midw




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