Sampson Independent- RSS SPORTS Feed http://clintonnc.com/section/SPORTS http://clintonnc.com/section/SPORTS Thu, 28 May 2015 14:03:37 EST 1800 Midway takes game one in Eastern Final http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/153763630/Midway-takes-game-one-in-Eastern-Final The Midway Raiders took game one of the three game series against South Granville High School in the NCHSAA 2A State Playoffs' Eastern Championship on Wednesday night by defeating the visiting Viking team, 6-5. Thu, 28 May 2015 08:16:51 EST County rec names Perez Volunteer of the Month http://clintonnc.com/news/baseball-community-community-news-home_top-local-news-localnews1-localnews2-localnews3-news-sports/153683953/County-rec-names-Perez-Volunteer-of-the-Month This month's honored volunteer is recognized for his significant contributions to the welfare of young athletes participating in the Sampson County Parks and Recreation's Dixie Youth Baseball league. Tue, 26 May 2015 06:51:51 EST Raider nine ready for Eastern Finals http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/153709596/Raider-nine-ready-for-Eastern-Finals MHS finds themselves in a familiar place this week; the Eastern Championship of the NCHSAA 2A State Playoffs. Midway, fresh off an 8-5 win over Fairmont in round 4, is set to take on South Granville (21-2) in a 3-game series, starting on... Mon, 25 May 2015 21:36:51 EST Raiders beat Fairmont, advance to Eastern Championship http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/153676636/Raiders-beat-Fairmont-advance-to-Eastern-Championship Midway is headed back to the Eastern Final after an impressive offensive performance in an 8-5 win over visiting Fairmont on Friday night. Sat, 23 May 2015 15:31:51 EST Hardison leads Midway past JM, into round four http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/153607489/Hardison-leads-Midway-past-JM-into-round-four The Midway Raiders defeated Jordan Matthews in round three of the NCHSAA State Playoffs in the 2A ranks on Tuesday night under their home-field lights. Midway won the game 6-0 to advance to round four. Wed, 20 May 2015 08:36:51 EST Hobbton rewrites school history in track and field state championship http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/153576411/Hobbton-rewrites-school-history-in-track-and-field-state-championship The Hobbton High School track and field team had a historic visit to the 1A State Championships in Greensboro Friday. Last year all eyes were on Samson Bradsher as he was the lone competitor from Hobbton to qualify but this year Hobbton had 10... Wed, 20 May 2015 08:36:52 EST CHS students hold ‘Awakening’ event http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/153555379/CHS-students-hold-Awakening-event The Fellowship of Christian Students at Clinton High School hosted an event called “Awakening” on Friday night in the Clinton High School auditorium. Mon, 18 May 2015 08:11:51 EST Barefoot leads Raiders to 4-1 win over North Pitt http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/153545827/Barefoot-leads-Raiders-to-4-1-win-over-North-Pitt The Midway Nine is headed to the third round of the state playoffs in the NCHSAA 2A ranks following a 4-1 win over visiting North Pitt on Saturday night in Raider Country. Sat, 16 May 2015 22:21:51 EST Baseball player spreads faith to Mount Olive community http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/153518344/Baseball-player-spreads-faith-to-Mount-Olive-community MOUNT OLIVE — For University of Mount Olive baseball player Robert Shipman, the road to a college degree has not been an easy one. After two years of college and financial struggles, he was forced to sit out of school to help his family. His... Sat, 16 May 2015 07:31:51 EST Union dropped by top seeded Whiteville http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/153492422/Union-dropped-by-top-seeded-Whiteville The Union Spartans' season ended at the hands of 1A defending state champion and number one overall seed in the East, Whiteville, on Wednesday evening. The Spartans were dealt a tough hand in drawing the top seed in the East side of the bracket,... Thu, 14 May 2015 09:01:52 EST Lakewood’s season ends at Riverside-Martin http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/153492155/Lakewoods-season-ends-at-Riverside-Martin Lakewood's baseball season came to an end at Riverside-Martin on Wednesday night in the first round of the NCHSAA State Playoffs. The Leopards scored the first run of the game in the top of the first inning, but could not contain the... Thu, 14 May 2015 08:46:52 EST Clinton mercy rules East Bladen for first round win http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/153492082/Clinton-mercy-rules-East-Bladen-for-first-round-win Clinton opened the 2A NCHSAA soccer playoffs against a familiar opponent in fellow Four County Conference foe East Bladen. Playing the Lady Eagles for the third time this season, the Lady Horses put on an offensive display, assaulting the Lady Eagles... Thu, 14 May 2015 08:31:52 EST Clinton baseball bows out in first round http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/153490003/Clinton-baseball-bows-out-in-first-round Clinton hosted a first round playoff game on Wednesday night, welcoming the Stallions of South Columbus to the Dark Horse Baseball Complex. On a night when neither team could figure out the other pitcher in the early going the Stallions eventually... Wed, 13 May 2015 22:56:52 EST Hobbton season ends at Spring Creek http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/153489836/Hobbton-season-ends-at-Spring-Creek The Hobbton Wildcat baseball season came to an end Wednesday night at the hands of the Spring Creek Gators. The final was 10-0 in 5 innings. Wed, 13 May 2015 22:46:51 EST HCA softball headed back to championship series http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/153489098/HCA-softball-headed-back-to-championship-series The Harrells Christian Academy Varsity Softball Team defeated First Assembly School today in the NCISAA 2A semi-finals. The final score was 2-0. The win advances the Lady Crusader to the championship series against Faith Christian School. The first... Wed, 13 May 2015 22:36:51 EST Raiders thump SW Edgecombe, 13-1 http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/153488617/Raiders-thump-SW-Edgecombe-13-1 The Midway Raiders began their title defense at home on Wednesday night in the first round of the NCHSAA State Playoffs. MHS came out swinging the bats aggressively, and never let up, defeating Southwest Edgecombe 13-1 in 5 innings. Wed, 13 May 2015 22:01:51 EST HCA advances to state finals http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/153466025/HCA-advances-to-state-finals Harrells Christian Academy Varsity Baseball, seeded 4th, upset the #1 seeded Westchester Country Day school 4-2 on Tuesday in High Point. Wed, 13 May 2015 08:46:51 EST Hobbton leads county in track and field state qualifiers http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/153465928/Hobbton-leads-county-in-track-and-field-state-qualifiers The Hobbton High School track and field program will finish the year on a high note as 10 student-athletes qualified in 9 different events and will be participating at the NCHSAA 1A State Championships at NC A&T in Greensboro, NC on May 15th. These... Wed, 13 May 2015 08:41:52 EST Hobbton’s Bradsher signs with Mount Olive http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/153414062/Hobbtons-Bradsher-signs-with-Mount-Olive Hobbton track and field standout and former State Shot Put Champion, Samson Bradsher, signed a letter of intent to go to The University of Mount Olive (UMO) Friday afternoon. Tue, 12 May 2015 14:46:51 EST A big catch http://clintonnc.com/news/community-community-news-home_top-local-news-localnews1-localnews2-localnews3-news-outdoors-photo_gallery/153418873/A-big-catch Breon McNeil, right, and his brother David Wright reeled in a large bass while fishing on the outskirts of Clinton. McNeil, a Clinton resident, is making plans to put the fish on his wall. Mon, 11 May 2015 13:46:51 EST