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    Sports Notes

    The Garner Optimist Club will hold its 16th annual golf tournament on Sunday, Oct. 5 at Reedy Creek Golf Course. The four-person super ball event beigns with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. The fee is $65 per player or $260 per team. Proceeds benefit the St. Baldrick’s Childood Cancer Foundation. ...


    Corinth Holders blanks West Johnston, advances to first JUSA Cup championship match

    The Pirates, a squad that returns 10 seniors from a 16-win team a season ago, bested the Wildcats, a team with just four starters back from last year, 4-0 to advance to the championship game of the Johnston United Soccer Association Cup.


    UPDATE: Wake County Cup keeps format, flips coin for winner

    While Apex picked up a win over Garner in a truncated win, Heritage and Cardinal Gibbons tied due to lightning. With no way to break that tie, the bracket-style format had to be preserved witha coin flip.


    Garner wants to be tougher

    The Trojans want to be champions again — more so since it seems to be a birthright to be a conference champion in Garner, given the Trojans’ rate of success — based on their commitment to be tougher and more fit entering the 2014 season.


    Another jumbled race ahead in the Greater Neuse River 4A Conference

    The Greater Neuse River 4A Conference looks more like the conference of old than it resembles the 2013 season. That’s mainly because defending champion Knightdale is in full transition mode and perennial power Garner appears to be poised to make a return to its role as conference favorite...


    Scary thought: Garner’s Nyheim Hines wants to be faster in 2014

    Garner’s star running back Nyheim Hines talked with D. Clay Best about this year’s Trojan team and his recruiting plans for the fall.


    No more transition mode for West Johnston

    Jimmy Williams knew just what he was getting into when he took the job as head football coach at West Johnston. Moving to the helm last season after spending two seasons as defensive coordinator under Randy Ragland, Williams had watched the Wildcat program’s journey during most of the 14 ...


    Preview: Two Rivers 3A Football

    With the unknowns that come along with a new conference alignment gone, the Two Rivers 3A Conference is likely to feature a tightly packed six-pack of teams this fall. “We’re in a situation now where we’ve got a lot of familiarity and close ties with the county schools: Cleveland...


    Rams have pieces in place

    Cleveland hasn’t known anything other than success in its short football history. The Rams have won 31 games in their short three-year varsity history and posted a .667 winning percentage (6-of-9) in the playoffs. Numbers appear to be on the reigning Two Rivers 3A Conference champions’...


    Clemson recruit Sterling Johnson likes the brotherhood the Cleveland Rams are developing

    Cleveland High School senior Sterling Johnson is one of the most nationally highly touted defensive linemen in the Class of 2015. He has verbally committed to Clemson University so his fall will be a little less hectic than other top college prospects that have yet to announce their college choices...

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