Sampson Independent- RSS SPORTS Feed Wed, 30 Jul 2014 08:20:58 EST 1800 What a catch! Courtesy photoClinton resident G.W. West Jr is all smiles as he shows of this 12-plus pound large mouth Bass caught earlier in the month in a Massachusetts lake. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Not just horsin’ around WAYCROSS — Megan Merritt smiled as she rubbed Nasa's head with care. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Athlete Profile: Shyquan Brunson Shyquan Brunson is a rising junior at Union High School. Although he plays other sports, football is his favorite. Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Michael Martin golf tournament will tee up Aug. 21 MOUNT OLIVE – The 27th Michael Martin Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament is set for Thursday, Aug. 21 at the Southern Wayne Country Club. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Pinson could bolster Tar Heels’ perimeter defense CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Theo Pinson knows how to guarantee himself a significant role as a freshman at North Carolina — play defense. Sat, 19 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST McIntyre honored for National Leadership of Youth Sports Washington, D.C. – U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre, founder and chairman of the Congressional Caucus on Youth Sports, was honored by the National Council on Youth Sports for his long legacy of leadership as he prepares to retire and as he helped... Sat, 19 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Moon over Cashwell Donna Banks\Special to the Independent Mon, 14 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Race in Roseboro to ‘D feet’ hunger A new race is coming to Roseboro and it will be geared to helping locals generate donations for the Salemburg Food Bank. Mon, 7 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Cubs named tourney champs Courtesy photo Fri, 4 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Clinton United U14 wins gold again For the second year in a row, the Clinton United U14 boys' soccer team left the McDonald's-Wrangler Tournament in Greensboro with a gold medal. Fri, 4 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Recreation naming rights OK’d A naming rights policy for the City of Clinton's recreation facilities has now been adopted, officially laying the groundwork for sponsors to put their name up in lights and the city to net needed revenue to pay for those upgraded... Thu, 3 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Rangers urge caution with 4th fireworks RALEIGH — The North Carolina Forest Service is reminding everyone to use fireworks responsibly during the Fourth of July holiday, especially, officials said, in areas that have not received rain in recent days. Wed, 2 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Herring tourney raises over $9,000 for scholarships$9000-for-scholarships Winners in the 13th annual Albert Herring Golf Classic played at Timberlake Golf Club recently were: Reid Darden, Hayden Lanier, Freddy Bass and Melvin Vernon with the low gross score in the Championship Flight. Also winning were Don Johnson, David... Wed, 25 Jun 2014 00:01:00 EST Beautiful Bahiagrass One thing I have learned during my time here in Sampson County is that bahia is a “four letter word”. Most, if not all, producers despise the stuff and would rather be overrun with crabgrass and pigweed than have a dinner plate sized patch... Mon, 23 Jun 2014 00:01:00 EST Lakewood hosts annual junior golf camp Lakewood Country Club hosted the Lakewood Junior Golf Camp Wednesday through Friday. There were over thirty young golfers who came out to Lakewood to participate in the camp. Lakewood's golf pro, Curt Pritchard headed up the camp, with help from... Fri, 20 Jun 2014 00:01:00 EST Sampson Middle, Clinton High football camps set for Monday and Tuesday Sampson Middle School and Clinton High School are hosting a football skills camp for their respective schools. The camp for Sampson Middle will be held on June 23rd from 2-5 p.m., and the camp for Clinton High will be held on June 24th from 1-5... Fri, 20 Jun 2014 00:01:00 EST Union offers track camp for student athletes Union High School athletes turned out Saturday for the school's annual track camp.This is the third year UNC-Wilmington assistant coach/recruiter Donald Thomas has conducted the camp. Tue, 17 Jun 2014 00:01:00 EST Deltas hold another ‘successful’ golf tourney The Delta Sigma Theta organization recently held its fundraising golf tournament at Timberlake Golf Club in Sampson County.This was the seventh annual event, which was held on May 17. Tue, 17 Jun 2014 00:01:00 EST 9th annual Taekwondo Prep Seminar held The North Carolina Taekwondo Organization (NCTO) hosted the NCTO 9th annual National Tournament Prep Seminar in April at the Cliffdale Recreation Center in Fayetteville. Tue, 17 Jun 2014 00:01:00 EST Union Elementary raises funds for St. Jude’s Courtesy photo Fri, 13 Jun 2014 00:01:00 EST