Sampson Independent- RSS SPORTS Feed http://clintonnc.com/section/SPORTS http://clintonnc.com/section/SPORTS Thu, 25 Dec 2014 20:45:40 EST 1800 Midway handed first loss by North Johnston http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/151003243/Midway-handed-first-loss-by-North-Johnston North Johnston traveled to Midway on Tuesday to hand the Raiders their first loss of the season in a game which the home team struggled to find the basket throughout the evening. Midway still had the ball and a chance to tie the game with under 10... Wed, 24 Dec 2014 09:23:09 EST Lady Spartans trounced by Laney http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/151001152/Lady-Spartans-trounced-by-Laney The Lady Spartans faced Laney in the Nathan H. Gay Holiday Classic for a consolation game on Tuesday. Although they were on their home court, Union was no match for the Buccaneers. Laney took home an overwhelming victory, 43-9. Tue, 23 Dec 2014 23:06:04 EST Clinton downs Laney, wins Nathan Gay tourney http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/151001609/Clinton-downs-Laney-wins-Nathan-Gay-tourney The Dark Horses faced the Laney Buccaneers in the Nathan H. Gay Holiday Classic championship game Tuesday night. Clinton brought home the trophy, 75-68. Tue, 23 Dec 2014 22:59:10 EST Lady Leps claim Nathan Gay Title http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/151001439/Lady-Leps-claim-Nathan-Gay-Title The varsity girls of Lakewood and Clinton vied for the Nathan H. Gay Holiday Classic Championship Tuesday night. The Lady Leopards bested the Dark Horses, giving them the championship title, 62-40. Tue, 23 Dec 2014 22:42:16 EST Lakewood drops Union 56-41 http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/151001292/Lakewood-drops-Union-56-41 Lakewood battled Union in a Nathan H. Gay Holiday Classic consolation game Tuesday night. The two teams fought hard, but the Leopards came out on top, 56-41. Tue, 23 Dec 2014 22:30:07 EST Lakewood girls beat Laney, 36-26 http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/150986331/Lakewood-girls-beat-Laney-36-26 Lakewood faced Laney in the opening game of the annual Nathan H. Gay Holiday Classic Monday at Union High School. The Lady Leopards fought their way into the championship with a final score of 36-26. Tue, 23 Dec 2014 08:25:10 EST Lady Horses rout Union http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/150986274/Lady-Horses-rout-Union The Lady Dark Horses traveled to Union Monday to participate in the Nathan H. Gay Holiday Classic. Clinton had little trouble handling the Lady Spartans on their home turf, resulting in a Dark Horse win, 57-24. Tue, 23 Dec 2014 08:20:10 EST Horses coast past Leopards http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/150986214/Horses-coast-past-Leopards Clinton went toe to toe with Lakewood Monday night in the Nathan H. Gay Holiday Classic, held at Union High School. The Dark Horses produced the win, 71-42, placing them in the championship game. Tue, 23 Dec 2014 08:15:06 EST Spartans fall to Laney http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/150986134/Spartans-fall-to-Laney Union hosted Laney in the annual Nathan H. Gay Holiday Classic Monday night. The Buccaneers overpowered the Spartans throughout the game, giving them the win, 68-44. Tue, 23 Dec 2014 08:11:06 EST Athlete with local ties Orange Bowl bound http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/150966966/Athlete-with-local-ties-Orange-Bowl-bound Freddie Burden is the 6-foot 3-inch, 302-pound redshirt sophomore starting center for the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. Burden grew up in Statesboro, Ga. and attended Statesboro High School there, but the young man has ties to Sampson County. He is the... Tue, 23 Dec 2014 06:46:09 EST Clinton edges East Bladen http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/150945059/Clinton-edges-East-Bladen In the nightcap of Thursday's games, the Clinton Boys, once again, got off to a slow start before heating up to post their first conference win of the year. Both teams had a hard time finding the basket in the first quarter, missing several... Fri, 19 Dec 2014 08:47:10 EST Lady Raiders get win over Pender http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/150944836/Lady-Raiders-get-win-over-Pender The Midway Lady Raiders got back on the winning side Thursday with a 48-40 win over the visiting Lady Patriots from Pender High School . Fri, 19 Dec 2014 08:17:09 EST Raiders defeat Pender to remain undefeated http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/150944790/Raiders-defeat-Pender-to-remain-undefeated The Midway Raiders survived a hard fought game against Pender Thursday night in Spivey's Corner. After leading most of the way, the Raiders found themselves behind with less than a minute left. However, they regained their composure and posted a... Fri, 19 Dec 2014 08:08:21 EST Clinton’s Boone receives Sportsmanship Award http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/150930939/Clintons-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... Fri, 19 Dec 2014 06:31:06 EST Lady Spartans fall to Trask, 49-36 http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/150944061/Lady-Spartans-fall-to-Trask-49-36 The Lady Spartans faced off with the Titans of Trask Thursday night. This was Union's second conference game of the season, and despite their home court advantage, they couldn't manage to surpass the Titans. Trask took home the road win... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 23:03:11 EST Trask drops Union 71-40 http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/150943992/Trask-drops-Union-71-40 Union's Varsity Boys competed in a conference match up against Trask Thursday night. The Spartans proved to be no match for the Titans, who left Spartan Country with an overwhelming victory, 71-40. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 22:57:27 EST Lady Leps rout North Duplin 61-15 http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/150943768/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. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 22:45:12 EST Lakewood coasts past North Duplin 65-52 http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/150943357/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. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 22:25:10 EST Raiders get tough road win http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/150917201/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. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 10:55:07 EST Horses fall in conference opener http://clintonnc.com/news/sports/150916063/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... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 09:18:08 EST