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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

Lakewood to hold junior golf camp in June

Lakewood Country Club will host their annual Junior Golf Camp once again this summer. The dates are from June 17th-19th, a Monday-Wednesday camp. The camp will run from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on each of these days. The golfers will get time with instructors to help them better understand the game of golf and its fundamentals. The cost for this event i

Midway was ready. They were fired up to face off against the only conference team that had beaten them this year, their cross-county rivals, the Clinton Dark Horses. But Clinton was ready too. This game proved to be an instant classic.
With first place on the line in the conference, Junior Jonathan Wright of Clinton and Midway Junior Dylan Hardiso

Raiders top Clinton 4-3 in thriller

Midway was ready. They were fired up to face off against the only conference team that had beaten them this year, their cross-county rivals, the Clinton Dark Horses. But Clinton was ready too. This game proved to be an instant classic. With first place on the line in the conference, Junior Jonathan Wright of Clinton and Midway Junior Dylan Hardiso

Clinton soccer beats Midway, 5-1

The Clinton Lady Dark Horses' soccer team continued their winning ways in conference play, this time over Midway. Clinton won the game 5-1. The lone Lady Raider goal was scored by Kacey McLamb, and despite good play by Kyla Kibler and Anna Apperson, the Lady Raiders were no match for CHS. The Dark Horses blew the game open in the second half afte

Lakewood golfers clinch conference title

Lakewood's golf team struggled a bit at Duplin Country Club. However, they still were able to finish second in the match with a team score of 378. James Kenan won the match with a team score of 374. Though the Leopards did not win the last match of regular season, they were still able to clinch the regular season title. Lakewood was led by Griffin

Well, Adam Wainwright is predicted to be out for the season. And as a big-time St. Louis Cardinals fan, I want to go stick my head under a pillow and wallow in the sadness that this news brings me. The Cardinal ace and multiple 20 win and NL Cy Young Award winner, Wainwright, suffered an Achilles injury in the top of the fifth inning while batting

Waino goes down, Stanley called up

Well, Adam Wainwright is predicted to be out for the season. And as a big-time St. Louis Cardinals fan, I want to go stick my head under a pillow and wallow in the sadness that this news brings me. The Cardinal ace and multiple 20 win and NL Cy Young Award winner, Wainwright, suffered an Achilles injury in the top of the fifth inning while batting

First it was Ryan Lee. The Midway Raiders got a huge night from their pitching staff in the double-header with Pender on Friday, and game one belonged to Lee. Lee pitched the complete 5 innings, shortened for the double-header from seven innings, and allowed no hits, walks or runs in the shutout win. He struck out 6 batters in a dominant performanc

Lee, Barefoot dominant in Midway's double-header wins

First it was Ryan Lee. The Midway Raiders got a huge night from their pitching staff in the double-header with Pender on Friday, and game one belonged to Lee. Lee pitched the complete 5 innings, shortened for the double-header from seven innings, and allowed no hits, walks or runs in the shutout win. He struck out 6 batters in a dominant performanc

Horses edge EBHS, extend win streak

The Clinton Dark Horses got a hard earned win at home against East Bladen on Friday night. The final was 6-5 in an effort that was nothing beautiful by the Dark Horses, but still got the job done. The win was the ninth straight for Clinton. Kris Royal started the game on the bump for the Horses. He was relieved by Bailey Spell in the middle inning

Harrells Christian Academy's varsity soccer team defeated Coastal Christian High School after 2 overtime periods. The game went into overtime for two 10:00 minute periods.
HCA's Haley Bowles scored the winning goal in the 2nd half overtime with less than 3 minutes to go. This takes HCA's overall record to 9-2.
Margaret Clark scored 2 first half g

HCA soccer wins in overtime

Harrells Christian Academy's varsity soccer team defeated Coastal Christian High School after 2 overtime periods. The game went into overtime for two 10:00 minute periods. HCA's Haley Bowles scored the winning goal in the 2nd half overtime with less than 3 minutes to go. This takes HCA's overall record to 9-2. Margaret Clark scored 2 first half g

HCA jumped out to an early lead on Coastal Christian High School and captured an 11-1 victory on Tuesday at Coastal Christian High School.
With 11 runs in the first three innings, HCA left no doubt about the eventual outcome.
An RBI double by Michael Smith, a two-run single by Nathan Casteen, a groundout by Davis Jones, an error, and a two-run do

HCA beats Coastal Christian 11-1

HCA jumped out to an early lead on Coastal Christian High School and captured an 11-1 victory on Tuesday at Coastal Christian High School. With 11 runs in the first three innings, HCA left no doubt about the eventual outcome. An RBI double by Michael Smith, a two-run single by Nathan Casteen, a groundout by Davis Jones, an error, and a two-run do

It was Reid Darden capturing the Conference Medalist honors in the year long race for the award, as he shot an impressive even-par 72 at River Landing's River Course on Wednesday in Wallace. Darden edged out Union's Evan Johnson, and teammate Amy Wooten for the top spot in this year's medalist race.
It was once again another conference championshi

Darden, Horses win at River Landing

It was Reid Darden capturing the Conference Medalist honors in the year long race for the award, as he shot an impressive even-par 72 at River Landing's River Course on Wednesday in Wallace. Darden edged out Union's Evan Johnson, and teammate Amy Wooten for the top spot in this year's medalist race. It was once again another conference championshi

Lady Raiders thump East Bladen

Midway's soccer team continued their streak of hot starts as the jumped out to a quick 6-0 lead over East Bladen on Tuesday in front of their home-crowd. Midway took the 6-0 lead into halftime before finally closing the game out with a 7-0 shutout win. “We really played well tonight and it was once again good for us because we were able to p

A hot putter to go along with good ball striking helped Griffin Faircloth fire a one-under par 71 for Lakewood at their home course, Lakewood Country Club in a Carolina 1A match on Monday. The 71 along with an 83 from Tim White, an 89 from Rodney Sessoms and a 96 from Brandon Fann, led to a Leopard victory with a 339 team total. Faircloth was the m

Faircloth leads Lakewood to win in golf match

A hot putter to go along with good ball striking helped Griffin Faircloth fire a one-under par 71 for Lakewood at their home course, Lakewood Country Club in a Carolina 1A match on Monday. The 71 along with an 83 from Tim White, an 89 from Rodney Sessoms and a 96 from Brandon Fann, led to a Leopard victory with a 339 team total. Faircloth was the m

Midway Middle drops Sampson 14-2

Sampson Middle School's baseball team was kind enough to give up a home game of their own and head to Midway to be able to get the game in on Monday. Sampson's field was wet due to the heavy rain on Sunday evening, but the Raiders' field was fine. In the end, Midway was too much for the Dark Horses as they downed them 14-2. It was a big day on th

Raiders drop Eagles 10-0

Midway's baseball team jumped out to an early 5-0 lead through the first inning and never looked back in their five inning, 10-0 rout of East Bladen in Spivey's Corner on Tuesday. It was Ryan Lee getting the win for Midway. The senior righty went 3 full, striking out 3 and allowing 2 hits for no runs. Dylan Hardison pitched an inning of relief, al

The Hobbton Wildcat soccer team lost to Spring Creek 1-0 Tuesday night. Wildcat coach Jonathan Jacobs said, “We just couldn't find the back of the net. We played hard but we just couldn't get a score. They got one early and we didn't. Our goalie Celine Marrison kept us in the game because Spring Creek had other opportunities.”
The Wild

Spring Creek soccer beats HHS 1-0

The Hobbton Wildcat soccer team lost to Spring Creek 1-0 Tuesday night. Wildcat coach Jonathan Jacobs said, “We just couldn't find the back of the net. We played hard but we just couldn't get a score. They got one early and we didn't. Our goalie Celine Marrison kept us in the game because Spring Creek had other opportunities.” The Wild

Midway's baseball team earned their eleventh win on the year and sixth in conference play with a 7-0 shutout of West Bladen. Midway was led by Matt Barefoot's pitching performance, which went 7 innings and featured the Campbell signee striking out 6 batters while allowing 5 hits.
Midway scored four runs in the second inning to seize control of the

Raiders roll past West Bladen 7-0

Midway's baseball team earned their eleventh win on the year and sixth in conference play with a 7-0 shutout of West Bladen. Midway was led by Matt Barefoot's pitching performance, which went 7 innings and featured the Campbell signee striking out 6 batters while allowing 5 hits. Midway scored four runs in the second inning to seize control of the

The Midway Raiders traveled to Trask High School in Rocky Point on Tuesday night for a little redemption trip. Trask was one of the few Raider losses in their state championship campaign last season. It was a different story on Tuesday, as Midway got the win, easily, 13-0, in five innings.
Midway was led by a strong pitching performance from Junio

Raiders thump Trask, 13-0

The Midway Raiders traveled to Trask High School in Rocky Point on Tuesday night for a little redemption trip. Trask was one of the few Raider losses in their state championship campaign last season. It was a different story on Tuesday, as Midway got the win, easily, 13-0, in five innings. Midway was led by a strong pitching performance from Junio

Lady Raiders top Trask 4-1

The Midway Lady Raider soccer team jumped out to a quick 4-0 lead at Trask on Tuesday night, a lead that they would never relinquish in an easy 4-1 win. Sydney Richardson scored the first goal of the game on an assist from Avery Apperson. Apperson scored 2 goals, with one assisted by Kacey McLamb, and Olivia Davis scored a goal for the Lady Raider

GARLAND — A high-speed vehicle chase in southern Sampson County erupted into gunfire between a robbery suspect and sheriff's deputies, resulting in the death of the suspect.
The Sheriff's Office is currently conducting an administrative investigation of the incident, with a deputy placed on leave
Around 11:32 p.m. Sunday, the Sampson County

Robbery suspect shot dead after chase

GARLAND — A high-speed vehicle chase in southern Sampson County erupted into gunfire between a robbery suspect and sheriff's deputies, resulting in the death of the suspect. The Sheriff's Office is currently conducting an administrative investigation of the incident, with a deputy placed on leave Around 11:32 p.m. Sunday, the Sampson County

The Midway Raider baseball team used a great pitching performance from Campbell signee, Matt Barefoot, along with impressive offensive play to defeat 4A Jack Britt on Tuesday in Terry Sanford's Bulldog Easter Invitational. The Raiders beat the Pirates 9-0 in a game that was never really in doubt.
Barefoot's line was stellar: 7 innings pitched, no

Barefoot shuts out Jack Britt in 9-0 Raider win

The Midway Raider baseball team used a great pitching performance from Campbell signee, Matt Barefoot, along with impressive offensive play to defeat 4A Jack Britt on Tuesday in Terry Sanford's Bulldog Easter Invitational. The Raiders beat the Pirates 9-0 in a game that was never really in doubt. Barefoot's line was stellar: 7 innings pitched, no





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