Sampson Independent- RSS SPORTS Feed http://clintonnc.com/section/SPORTS http://clintonnc.com/section/SPORTS Sun, 20 Apr 2014 15:10:57 EST 1800 Closing Boston amid bomber hunt ‘tough’ http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/4527909/Closing-Boston-amid-bomber-hunt-tough BOSTON (AP) — Several days after the Boston Marathon bombing, Gov. Deval Patrick received a call in the pre-dawn hours from a top aide telling him that police officers outside the city had just engaged in a ferocious gun battle with the two men... Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Sampson County Sports Club Hall Of Fame nominations due April 30th http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/4525960/Sampson-County-Sports-Club-Hall-Of-Fame-nominations-due-April-30th The Sampson County Sports Club is accepting Hall Of Fame nominations from now until April 30th. Newly elected President of the club, Tim Pope, stated that the person nominated must have ties to Sampson County and must have impacted the county in some... Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Midway Middle grabs two wins http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/4525791/Midway-Middle-grabs-two-wins Midway Middle won two games this week before taking a week off from school and baseball. The Raiders downed Hobbton Monday, at Hobbton, winning 12-1. Midway then hosted Harrells Christian Academy Wednesday, and earned a tough, 7-6 win. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Boggs and Midway earn track honors http://clintonnc.com/news/photo_gallery-sports/4519298/Boggs-and-Midway-earn-track-honors Danny McDowell/Sampson IndependentMidway Raider Alex Boggs was named MVP following first place finishes in the 400 and 800 meter runs, and in the 4x8 and 4x4 relays.Danny McDowell/Sampson Independent Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Jr. shooters win all events at Coharie Shooting League http://clintonnc.com/news/localnews4-outdoors/4509269/Jr.-shooters-win-all-events-at-Coharie-Shooting-League The Coharie Shooting League held its April trapshoot on April 12. Junior shooters, including Coharie's own local shooter, Dane Westbrook, took all competitive events over the more seasoned adult shooters. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Clinton claims county golf match http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/4506583/Clinton-claims-county-golf-match Lakewood hosted a non-conference golf match with Midway, Hobbton, Clinton, and Union also participating. The match was played in cold, windy conditions Wednesday afternoon. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Harrells runs past Fayetteville Academy http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/4505667/Harrells-runs-past-Fayetteville-Academy It was an offensive explosion at Harrells Christian Academy Wednesday evening, as Harrells simply outscored Fayetteville Academy, 14-8. Joseph Phaneuf was the winning pitcher for HCA, Mike Smith and Ben Prestage pitched relief for the... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Harrells softball, baseball get wins http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/4488192/Harrells-softball-baseball-get-wins Softball Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Clinton beats Union, 9-0 http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/4482770/Clinton-beats-Union-9-0 Clinton's Lady Dark Horse soccer team played a conference match at Union on Monday night. The visitors jumped out to an early lead and never looked back as they finished of the Spartans early in the second half, shutting out the home team, 9-0,... Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Lady Horses fall to Union http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/4482549/Lady-Horses-fall-to-Union Clinton visited Union for a Four County Conference Softball game on Monday night. The Dark Horses Played well early on, taking the lead at 9-7 in the third inning. Unfortunately for Clinton, as has been the story of their season, they were unable to... Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Clinton slides past Union http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/4482401/Clinton-slides-past-Union Clinton traveled down US 421 to tangle with the Spartans at Union in a Four County Conference baseball game on Monday night. The Dark Horses opened a rain soaked first inning quickly, putting four runs on the visitor side of the scoreboard. The... Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Raiders drop second game of the year to North Brunswick http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/4480371/Raiders-drop-second-game-of-the-year-to-North-Brunswick Midway dropped their second game of the season Monday night to defending Eastern-Regional champion, North Brunswick. The Scorpions beat the Raiders 12-6. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Clinton comes up short at East Bladen http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/4164300/Clinton-comes-up-short-at-East-Bladen Clinton's baseball team fell behind early on in Friday night's game at East Bladen. They were unable to overcome early errors which resulted in dropping a 6-5 decision. Sat, 12 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Lakewood soccer team falls to Spring Creek http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/4164281/Lakewood-soccer-team-falls-to-Spring-Creek The Lady Leopards soccer team fell short to Spring Creek on Thursday night in Leopard territory, ending the game with a final score of 3-1. Sat, 12 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Lakewood loses to Spring Creek http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/4164210/Lakewood-loses-to-Spring-Creek The Leopards simply fell short on Friday night against Spring Creek with the final score ending at 6-4. Sat, 12 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Spring Creek tops Lakewood http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/4164084/Spring-Creek-tops-Lakewood Lakewood's softball team was defeated in Friday night's game against the Spring Creek Gators. As the Leopards were unable to put the bat on the ball, they were unable to score runs. The game ended with a final score of... Sat, 12 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Hobbton softball falls to Rosewood, 14-3. http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/4164021/Hobbton-softball-falls-to-Rosewood-14-3. Hobbton hosted the Rosewood Eagles Friday evening and were defeated 14-3. Sat, 12 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Rosewood soccer tops Hobbton, 4-1 http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/4163965/Rosewood-soccer-tops-Hobbton-4-1 The Hobbton Wildcats lost 4-1 to Rosewood in what coach Ellie Linsell described as, “A ridiculously physical game.” Pamela Molina scored Hobbton's only goal minutes into the second half. Sat, 12 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Mere Garden Club holds plant exchange http://clintonnc.com/news/lifestyle-localnews1-local_features-outdoors/4132049/Mere-Garden-Club-holds-plant-exchange The Just-A-Mere Garden Club held a plant exchange during its April meeting. Vice president Betty Honeycutt recognized members, each of them giving a description of one's plant, its care and the history if the plant came from their... Sat, 12 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Rosewood tops Hobbton http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/4163933/Rosewood-tops-Hobbton The Hobbton Wildcats and the Rosewood Eagles battled it out Friday in conference baseball action. The Eagles slipped by with a 6-4 win.Rosewood jumped out to a 3-0 lead. The Wildcats fought back and tied it in the 4th at 3 each. Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST