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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.

 

Clinton trampled by Wallace

Clinton’s soccer team was defeated on the road by a very skilled Wallace-Rose Hill squad. The Bulldogs won, 7-1. The lone Clinton goal was scored by Spell Carr.The Dark Horses played well in the first half and trailed only 2-1. However, the Bulldogs ran away with the game in the second half. “It was a good old fashi0ned tail whoopin’ tonight,” said Clinton’s head coach, Brad Spell. “They were faster, stronger, more talented, and an overall better...

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WIldcats top Rosewood, 5-3

In a wet sloppy rain, the Hobbton Wildcats’ soccer team got by Rosewood, 5-3, Monday afternoon.Wildcat coach Jonathan Jacobs said, “Jair Sanchez scored 3 goals, Alex Sandoval and Christian Vega got 1 each. Late in the game, the game got out of hand. My guys kept their head and played soccer the way it is supposed to be played. We should have played protect a little more. We got away for how we usually play. We didn’t play as aggressive as we should have. Rosewood ...

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Strong second half lifts Eagles past Raiders

The Midway Raiders traveled to East Bladen Friday night hoping for a good start in conference play. The Eagles were hoping to avenge last year’s heartbreaker at the hands of the Raiders. As with last year, the home team prevailed. This year’s score was 35-13.The Raiders got on the board first. Jeremy Robinson broke loose for a 36 yard run to give Midway an early lead. Jackson Carr provided the PAT and with 8:35 left in the opening quarter it was 7-0.With 36 s...

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Lakewood routs Spring Creek

Lakewood started conference play Friday night with a big win over the Spring Creek Gators by a score of 33-0.The Leopard defense was just too much for the Gators tonight, keeping the Spring Creek on the Lakewood side of the field most of the night.That just gave the Leopards’ offense what they needed to make the big plays.Leopard Quarterback Zach Tanner had a big night. He had 8 carries for 88 yards. He also threw 4 passes with one interception for 35 ya...

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Dark Horses pummel Patriots

Clinton traveled to Pender High School to open their Four County Conference schedule against the Patriots and quickly administered a sound beating to the home team, putting 42 points on the board in the first half in route to a 69-6 win. Before the night was over the Dark Horses would score in just about every manner conceivable including a safety, interception, kickoff return and punt return.

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Wildcats lose heartbreaker

The Hobbton Wildcats lost a heartbreaker Friday night. After keeping the score tied at 7 through the third and part of the fourth quarters, they lost 15-7.Wildcat head coach Jeff Byrd said, “It was a heck of a game. I thought it was, by far, the best performance we have had all year. The defense…Lights out! I thought they played great. We just need a better finish in the second half. I thought we blocked pretty good the first half; but, they got to us a little the secon...

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Spartans run out of steam at West Bladen

Union traveled to West Bladen to participate in the Knights’ homecoming game on Friday night. Union entered the game a big underdog, but held it’s own for half of the game. Union ran out of steam in the second half, as Union fells short in their first conference game. The final score was 50-21, West Bladen.

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Harrells volleyball wins matches against Cape Fear Academy

Harrells Christian Academy’s varsity and JV volleyball teams won their matches Thursday in Wilmington against Cape Fear Academy.The JV team won 25-13 and 25-22 to take the match, and the varsity won by scores of 25-23, 26-24, and 25-23.Leaders for HCA were Emily Benton with 3 aces, 4 kills, and 2 blocks; Harley Crumpler with 5 aces, 12 assists and a dig; Ashley Usher with 5 digs; Natalie Hardin with 5 kills and 3 digs; Abigail Blanchard with 2 aces, 4 kills and 3 b...

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JV Horses pound Patriots

Clinton’s JV football team hosted Pender on Thursday night to open their Four County Conference Schedule. The Horses wasted no time extending a harsh welcome to their guest, scoring early and often in a lopsided affair that saw the young Clinton squad post their fourth win of the season with a 46-8 shellacking of the Pender JV.The Dark Horses struck early when Dre’ Oates scampered to the end zone early in the first quarter, opening up a flood of Clinton scores in the fi...

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Dark Horses slide past Titans

Clinton’s soccer team hosted Trask on the rain saturated field at Darkness Soccer Complex on Thursday night, besting the Titans 4-0 to extend their winning streak to seven games. The two teams played the first half to a scoreless tie, with Clinton failing to capitalize on several scoring opportunities. “We could have easily been up by 4 or 5 goals by halftime but their keeper made some big saves,” said Clinton head coach Brad Spell after the game.

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Lady Spartans beat Trask

Union’s volleyball squad took a 3-2 win from Trask on Thursday evening. “It was a great game from each and every girl,” said Union’s head coach, Krystin Moore. “We switched some things around and the girls played together as a team like they never had before. I am very proud of them tonight with the effort that they showed.”Union was led by Lauren Preddy with 14 kills; Katie Hunter with 16 assists and 4 aces; Hope Cottle with 7 kills, and Ali Alp...

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