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Falcon Lung Cancer 5K race set for Saturday

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FALCON — Hundreds of people will do a lot of huffing and puffing Saturday when they cross the finish line at JO Humphries Park.With each step and drop of sweat, participants will bring awareness about the fight against lung cancer.The Mack D. Foundation, Inc. is hosting the inaugural Falcon 5K race, scheduled to begin 8 a.m. Saturday at the park, 6207 Brooks St., Falcon. Registration is scheduled for 7 a.m.Ford of Clinton is one of the contributors to the event.Organizer Beth Holmes is looking forward to joggers, walkers and runners showing support on Saturday.“There’s not a person you know on a day-to-day basis who has not been impacted by cancer,” Holmes said.

 

Lakewood grabs quality road win

The Lakewood Leopards took a ride north on I-95 Friday night to meet the Panthers of North Johnston, where the Leopards controlled almost the entire game, with a win of 25-7.Trevon Wilson put the Leopards on the board 1st with a run into the end zone. That was the only score in the 1st quarter, the point after was blocked by the Panthers.The 2nd quarter saw Quarterback Zach Tanner with a 4 yard pass to Deshawn Wilson for the touchdown, but the point after was missed. Thi...

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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 the endzone again before the break to give the Crusaders a 22-0 lead at halftime.In the second half, Scarborough found pay dirt ...

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Wildcats fall on the road

The Hobbton Wildcats traveled to Wake Christian Friday night; but, came up short, again. The Wake Bulldogs won 36-20; however, the Wildcats were in the game at the half, down 13-7.

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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 be a fumble. Princeton led 34-0 at halftime.

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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, Emily Lewis, Anna Heinz, Jordan Tew, Haley Wainright, and Mckenzie Davidson, volunteered their time to help out with the teaching of basic skill...

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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 Amber Poole, Savannah Spell, and Brittany Watson were standouts for the varsity Lady Raiders.“The team continues to work...

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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 back. I am really proud of the guys. It was a huge win over a 4-A school.”Clinton is now 8-3-1 on the year and 4-0 in con...

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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 head coach, Russell Jones. “We worked on something new in the last set and it was working pretty well so we are looking forwar...

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Raider soccer tops Triton

The Midway Raiders welcomed their 3A neighbors from Harnett County Thursday as the Triton Hawks paid a visit to Spivey’s Corner for a non-conference contest. The Raiders welcomed them but did not allow them to score. Midway won the game 2-0.The first half featured numerous saves by Triton goal keeper Raynor Weaver, as Midway was turned away each time they had a shot on goal. The exception came with 8:16 gone in the frame. Javier Castro hit pay dirt with an assist from Juan Me...

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Hobbton JV smacks North Duplin

The Hobbton Wildcat JV football team raised their record to 3-1 with a 52-12 romp over visiting North Duplin Thursday night.Wildcat JV coach Les Spell said, “Overall it was a great game by the Wildcats. Everybody got to play and couldn’t ask for a better effort. Because we have a JV team, every game we play is a win for the Hobbton Wildcats.”North Duplin started the game with ball on their 14-yard line. Jason Scrivner got an interception and returned it...

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HMS girls sweep Union

Hobbton Middle improved it’s record to 2-0 on the season after a convincing win over Union Middle in volleyball action Wednesday afternoon.“Our girls really pulled it together tonight. They were a little off in our first match but came together really well today,” stated Hobbton coach Chip Pollock after Wednesday’s game.The first set was a tight affair with the Wildcats edging the Spartans 25-19. Pollock noted, “Union is a young, small team ...

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