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    Big inning Cox’s blast lift Princeton by South Johnston

    Princeton reeled off six runs in its last at bat and topped South Johnston 6-1 to cap a set of games that made up the Pikeville Insurance Invitational Wednesday at Princeton. With only three teams and one team only able to play one game, the format was strictly non-conference games between the three...


    Garner makes early lead stick, tops East Wake

    Garner jumped out to a three-run lead in the first inning and downed East Wake 5-2 on Thursday afternoon in Greater Neuse River 4A Conference softball.


    West wrestling team leads honorees

    West Johnston’s highly-successful wrestling program swept away with the Greater Neuse River 4A Conference individual sport awards. Tony Jimenez was the wrestler of the year, while Wildcats coach David Prendergast was the coach of the year. West was the conference dual and tournament champion...


    Parks and Recreation Notes: April 16

    Events and activities from the Garner area


    Brogden finishes second in N.C. Senior Women’s Amateur

    Garner’s Pat Brodgen finished second in the N.C. Women’s Senior Amateur Championship at Cedarwood Country Club in Charlotte last week. Brodgen finished at 157, five strokes behind champion Patty Moore of Charlotte.


    Sports Notes

    North Johnston’s Thomas R. Jackson III; Princeton’s Dr. Donnie R. Jones; Smithfield-Selma’s Mike Vinson and South Johnston’s Tol Avery will be inducted into the Johnston County Athletic Hall of Fame at 6:30 p.m on April 26 at Corinth Holders High. Tickets to the banquet...


    Justin Burkey to run at UNC Charlotte

    Parents: Bill and Carol Burkey


    Errors costly for Trojans

    One of the most storied high school athletic programs in the country came to Garner for a baseball game on Wednesday. And although the Trojans weren’t able to accomplish a major upset, they proved they were able to go toe-to-toe with some of the best anywhere. Patrick Birrer’s two-...


    Four Cleveland athletes earn MVP honors

    Four Cleveland athletes were named the best in the Two Rivers 3A Conference for the winter season, collecting player of the year honors in their respective sports. Swimmers Dalton Langston and Kaylee Davis were honored, as well as basketball standout Bobby Stenborg and state qualifying wrestler ...


    West Johnston tops Bunn to win Johnston County Easter Invitational

    West Johnston scored four runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to rally past Bunn for a 6-5 championship victory in the Johnston County Easter Invitational Baseball Tournament Wednesday night at South Johnston.

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