Sampson Independent- RSS SPORTS Feed Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:58:46 EST 1800 Lady ‘Cats split with Union Hobbton's JV girls opened up the volleyball season this week with what coach Russell Jones called an impressive 2-1 victory over county rival Union, winning 25-18, 13-25, 25-23. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:34:09 EST Wildlife management vital to farmers Wildlife is an important aspect of the land that farmers must manage. If left unchecked, wildlife can reduce your farm's bottom line. If managed, wildlife can provide a substantial amount of new farm income. Recreation is an activity people are... Tue, 19 Aug 2014 20:50:10 EST Forest Service preparing woodland plans again The state budget approved by the General Assembly directed the NC Forest Service to start charging for woodland plans, which are commonly referred to as forest management plans. The budget bill allowed the NC Board of Agriculture to review and approve... Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:20:13 EST Dark Horses corral Wolfpack in soccer debut Varsity Mon, 18 Aug 2014 22:25:12 EST Leopards top Spartans in early-season battle The Lakewood Leopards kicked off their 2014 soccer season with a big win in Spartan country, 4—2. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 21:22:15 EST Young players play well for Leopards in Jamboree Despite young players in key positions, the Leopards showed promise for the upcoming season in Friday night's annual Pigskin Jamboree. With sophomore Zach Tanner taking most of the snaps in the Friday night Jamboree, he seemed to hold his own. Sat, 16 Aug 2014 08:50:11 EST Speed rules for Dark Horses The old adage goes that you can't coach speed, but Clinton High School's head football Bob Lewis would tell you that speed makes coaching a lot easier. The Dark Horses put on a dazzling display of speed on both sides of the ball during... Sat, 16 Aug 2014 00:22:11 EST Raiders show promise at Jamboree Friday night was the annual County Football Jamboree, held this year at Union High School . First year Midway head coach Jason Fussell was anxious to see what his Raiders would look like lining up against the other schools of the County. The coach was... Sat, 16 Aug 2014 00:05:11 EST Spartans show young potential in Pigskin Jamboree The Union Spartans were on of the five county teams to participate in the annual Pigskin Jamboree on Friday night. The Jamboree was held at UHS, on the Spartan home-field. Fri, 15 Aug 2014 23:55:09 EST Wildcats “make progress” in Jamboree The Sampson County Football Jamboree kicked off the fall football season at Union High School Friday night with the 5 county teams scrimmaging each other. Fri, 15 Aug 2014 23:34:11 EST Pigskin Jamboree set for Friday night Football season is almost back in Sampson County. Making it official will be the annual Pigskin Jamboree which makes its way to Union High School this Friday night, Aug. 15. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 13:31:06 EST Fox sightings addressed With their large pointed ears, upturned snouts and bushy tails, foxes are startling some residents in town. Sat, 9 Aug 2014 07:31:18 EST Fox sightings prompt educational meeting Recent sightings of foxes in Clinton's City limits, and the concerns those sightings have prompted, have been the catalyst for a Thursday educational meeting that residents here are being urged to attend. Wed, 6 Aug 2014 15:31:15 EST CHS scrimmages set The Clinton High School football and soccer teams will have scrimmages Tuesday, Aug. 12 at CHS.The soccer team will play Hobbton and Jack Britt starting at 6 p.m. Gates will open at 5:30 p.m. and admission will be $3. Wed, 6 Aug 2014 14:20:15 EST Sparking gridiron interest After Bryan Peterson blew his whistle, a group of eager children lined up on a field at Royal Lane Park Monday afternoon, anticipation evident on their young faces. Wed, 6 Aug 2014 06:30:07 EST Rec football, anyone? Chase Jordan / Sampson Independent Tue, 5 Aug 2014 15:48:14 EST Piercey earns coveted honor Carlie Piercey of Clinton was awarded the coveted “Best All Around” award, encompassing results from all contests and events conducted during the annual National Junior Red Angus Association Round-Up which was held in... Tue, 5 Aug 2014 11:01:15 EST For the love of birds On a drive through Sampson County one would pass by a variety of livestock. Cows, chickens, and an estimated 2.1 million hogs call the surrounding area home. Sun, 3 Aug 2014 07:01:13 EST Sampson’s DU Chamber’s Member of Week Courtesy photo Thu, 31 Jul 2014 21:45:09 EST 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 22:31:09 EST