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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

Although TJ Boone and the Clinton Dark Horses fell one win short of clasping their hands around the state championship trophy last week in Winston-Salem, the offensive and defensive lineman brought home a pair of awards that he can cherish and be proud of for years to come.
Boone won the Defensive Player of the Game honor for Clinton after racking

Clinton's Boone receives Sportsmanship Award

Although TJ Boone and the Clinton Dark Horses fell one win short of clasping their hands around the state championship trophy last week in Winston-Salem, the offensive and defensive lineman brought home a pair of awards that he can cherish and be proud of for years to come. Boone won the Defensive Player of the Game honor for Clinton after racking

The Lady Leopards routed North Duplin Thursday night in Salemburg by a score of 61-15. It was all Lakewood from the get-go, as they were quicker and had more weapons than the visiting North Duplin squad.
It was 24-5 after a quarter and 41-11 at halftime in Lakewood's favor. They would allow just 4 second half points as they turned defense into tra

Lady Leps rout North Duplin 61-15

The Lady Leopards routed North Duplin Thursday night in Salemburg by a score of 61-15. It was all Lakewood from the get-go, as they were quicker and had more weapons than the visiting North Duplin squad. It was 24-5 after a quarter and 41-11 at halftime in Lakewood's favor. They would allow just 4 second half points as they turned defense into tra

The Lakewood Leopards bounced back from a loss at Spring Creek by defeating North Duplin at home Thursday night, 65-52.
Lakewood attempted 32 three pointers Thursday night, and made just 9. However, it was enough to down a struggling North Duplin team who never could seem to find their chemistry.
Lakewood jumped out to a 16-12 lead after one quar

Lakewood coasts past North Duplin 65-52

The Lakewood Leopards bounced back from a loss at Spring Creek by defeating North Duplin at home Thursday night, 65-52. Lakewood attempted 32 three pointers Thursday night, and made just 9. However, it was enough to down a struggling North Duplin team who never could seem to find their chemistry. Lakewood jumped out to a 16-12 lead after one quar

Horses fall in conference opener

The Clinton Dark Horses lost their conference opener in a tough environment at Pender on Tuesday night. The Patriots downed the Horses 76-73 in a game where Clinton's defensive intensity wasn't where their head coach would've liked it. “We didn't do a good job defensively,” said Clinton head coach Randy Jordan. “We didn't stick t

Colin King and Omar Farrior had big games for the Hobbton Wildcats on Monday, but in the end it was not enough for them to overcome a feisty Rosewood Eagles team that made twelve three-point field goals throughout the course of the game to get a 98-70 road win.
Rosewood took an early 22-16 lead after their center showed versatility by scoring in t

Rosewood tops Hobbton 98-70

Colin King and Omar Farrior had big games for the Hobbton Wildcats on Monday, but in the end it was not enough for them to overcome a feisty Rosewood Eagles team that made twelve three-point field goals throughout the course of the game to get a 98-70 road win. Rosewood took an early 22-16 lead after their center showed versatility by scoring in t

Raiders get tough road win

Paris Smith scored 26 points and was a force to be reckoned with in the paint Tuesday night as he and his Raider teammates earned a gutty road win at East Bladen, 68-61. Midway led 14-12 after the opening quarter and 28-26 at the half. However, East Bladen eliminated the three point threat from Midway and made scoring very difficult in the third q

Sampson Middle edges RSMS

Sampson Middle school took on the middle-school Leopards of Roseboro-Salemburg on Monday and won a ragged, ugly basketball game, 32-30. Sampson led 15-14 at halftime after the game saw many lead changes throughout the first half. Neither team lit it up in the second half either, as Sampson managed to simply out-defend the Leps for the two point wi

MMS girls rout Union

The Midway Middle girls basketball team kept their record perfect after another dominating performance on Monday afternoon at home against Union Middle. It was all Midway from the start as they increased a 12-2 first quarter lead to a 19-5 halftime lead. Midway led 34-7 after three before going on to win by the 41-7 final. “We've been doing

UMS sneaks by Midway

A banked-in three-pointer by Union with under two minutes left propelled them to a 34-28 win over Midway, who led most of the game. Union jumped out to a 10-3 lead after a quarter, but wouldn't score at all in the second as Midway took a 12-10 lead into the halftime locker-room. Midway built their lead to 4 at 22-18 after three quarters, but woul

Harrells Christian Academy took down Grace Christian School on Friday night at home by a score of 80-62. It was all Crusaders from the get-go in their dominating performance.
HCA jumped out to a 24-6 lead after a quarter, and pushed that lead to 46-17 at halftime. The lead was stretched to 30 points by the end of the third quarter as Spencer Cooke

Crusaders coast to 80-62 win

Harrells Christian Academy took down Grace Christian School on Friday night at home by a score of 80-62. It was all Crusaders from the get-go in their dominating performance. HCA jumped out to a 24-6 lead after a quarter, and pushed that lead to 46-17 at halftime. The lead was stretched to 30 points by the end of the third quarter as Spencer Cooke

Over four hundred Dark Horse fans traveled to see Clinton and Shelby tangle in Winston-Salem on Saturday for the NCHSAA 2A State Championship Game. Prior to the game, Clinton's TJ Boone was honored with the Sportsmanship Award by the NCHSAA. The Golden Lions were too much for the Dark Horses, and Clinton's incredibly successful season fell one win

Horses end stellar season second in state

Over four hundred Dark Horse fans traveled to see Clinton and Shelby tangle in Winston-Salem on Saturday for the NCHSAA 2A State Championship Game. Prior to the game, Clinton's TJ Boone was honored with the Sportsmanship Award by the NCHSAA. The Golden Lions were too much for the Dark Horses, and Clinton's incredibly successful season fell one win

Midway traveled to Lakewood High School Friday night for their second match-up of the year with the Leopards. Just as they did in the first meeting, Midway won in convincing fashion, 81-42.
Midway was off-and-running out of the gates as their defense turned into quick points in transition. The Raiders built a 23-8 lead after a quarter before leadi

Raiders blitz Leopards, 81-42

Midway traveled to Lakewood High School Friday night for their second match-up of the year with the Leopards. Just as they did in the first meeting, Midway won in convincing fashion, 81-42. Midway was off-and-running out of the gates as their defense turned into quick points in transition. The Raiders built a 23-8 lead after a quarter before leadi

The Lakewood Lady Leopards avenged their loss earlier this season at Midway by defeating the Lady Raiders convincingly, 47-26.
Lakewood played stifling defense and jumped out to a 19-0 lead after the opening quarter. They then were able to take a 28-9 lead into the halftime locker-room.
Midway played more solidly in the third and fourth quarters,

Lady Leps beat Midway 47-26

The Lakewood Lady Leopards avenged their loss earlier this season at Midway by defeating the Lady Raiders convincingly, 47-26. Lakewood played stifling defense and jumped out to a 19-0 lead after the opening quarter. They then were able to take a 28-9 lead into the halftime locker-room. Midway played more solidly in the third and fourth quarters,

Midway Middle escapes RSMS

Midway Middle's basketball squads tested their skills on the road at Roseboro-Salemburg Middle School on Thursday afternoon. The Raiders were tested in both games, however, as they won the girls game 27-19, and the boys game 41-36. Girls Selena Joseph's Lady Raider team won a defensive struggle against one of the few teams in the league that cou

Midway beats Princeton 81-76

Midway's basketball team took their undefeated record to the road and were tested to the max when they traveled to Princeton on Wednesday night. Although the Raiders defeated the Bulldogs by 30 last week, Princeton gave Midway a hard-fought battle. In the end, it was Midway extending their win streak to 7 games after the 81-76 win. Midway fell beh

They're back. For a tenth time in school history, the Clinton Dark Horses are back in the NCHSAA 2A Football State Championship game. On Saturday, the Horses will make their first state championship game appearance since 2006 when they lost to Burlington Cummings 49-20. The Dark Horses last won the title in 2005 after a 13-6 win over Lincolnton. Th

Clinton, Shelby square off in title game on Saturday

They're back. For a tenth time in school history, the Clinton Dark Horses are back in the NCHSAA 2A Football State Championship game. On Saturday, the Horses will make their first state championship game appearance since 2006 when they lost to Burlington Cummings 49-20. The Dark Horses last won the title in 2005 after a 13-6 win over Lincolnton. Th

Midway, Hobbton Middle split hoops contests

Hobbton Middle School traveled to Midway Middle on Monday. The Midway girls won the first game of the day and the Hobbton boys took the later one. Girls Midway's girls were scoring at will on Monday, but their stifling defense shut down the Lady Wildcats as only on Hobbton player scored in Midway's 40-3 rout. JJ Sankey led Midway once again, th

Midway sophomore quarterback Austin Raynor was recently recognized as a member of the Gridiron Elite Club at Wingate University near Charlotte. This event was held in late November. The camp was a 50-member camo of quarterbacks and receivers only, and Raynor was one of 14 total quarterbacks and receivers to be selected into the club.
Raynor displa

Midway's Raynor turns heads at QB camp

Midway sophomore quarterback Austin Raynor was recently recognized as a member of the Gridiron Elite Club at Wingate University near Charlotte. This event was held in late November. The camp was a 50-member camo of quarterbacks and receivers only, and Raynor was one of 14 total quarterbacks and receivers to be selected into the club. Raynor displa

Sampson County Parks and Recreation ended its 2014 7-9-year-old tackle football season Monday, Dec. 1. There were teams participating from the Western District (Lakewood), Eastern District (Hobbton) and Southern District (Union).
The tournament championship game was held at Lakewood High School Monday night, Dec. 1. The Western Jaguars were defend

Jaguars named champs with 10-0 season

Sampson County Parks and Recreation ended its 2014 7-9-year-old tackle football season Monday, Dec. 1. There were teams participating from the Western District (Lakewood), Eastern District (Hobbton) and Southern District (Union). The tournament championship game was held at Lakewood High School Monday night, Dec. 1. The Western Jaguars were defend

Clinton native JT Miller's face and stats found its way to the Jumbotron at the Brooklyn Nets' Barclays Center. Howard, the team Mille plays for, fell in the game 52-31.

Miller makes Jumbotron

Clinton native JT Miller's face and stats found its way to the Jumbotron at the Brooklyn Nets' Barclays Center. Howard, the team Mille plays for, fell in the game 52-31.





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