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For the two men who were part of Julius Peppers’ football career nearly from the beginning, it was really no surprise that the gangly young man from Bailey who announced his retirement Friday … more
A change of scenery, and possibly a warmer wardrobe, is on tap for Wilson professional boxer Kelvin King. King, who owns a 5-0-1 record as a pro with four knockouts, recently made the decision to … more
ZEBULON — Ryan Aguilar hit a three-run home run in the fourth inning, leading the Carolina Mudcats to a 7-6 win over the Fayetteville Woodpeckers on Tuesday. The win snapped a four-game losing … more
FAYETTEVILLE — Tristen Lutz hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning, leading the Carolina Mudcats to a 7-5 win over the Fayetteville Woodpeckers on Thursday. The home run by Lutz scored … more
SALEM, Va. — To start their final road series of the season, the Carolina Mudcats lost 3-2 to the Salem Red Sox on a walkoff squeeze bunt in the ninth inning Friday. Pat McInerney knocked in … more
ZEBULON — Carolina Mudcats starting pitcher Christian Taugner was roughed up for seven runs over the course of three innings, and the Mudcats’ were doubled up in hits by an 18-9 margin … more
The return of outboard powerboat racing to Buckhorn Reservoir has been delayed. Due to travel concerns and competitors affected by the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, the Carolina Virginia Racing … more
FREDERICK, Md. — Three runs in the top of the ninth inning, which actually served as extras, helped the Carolina Mudcats salvage a split of an Advanced-A Carolina League doubleheader with the … more
ZEBULON — A four-game winning streak by the Carolina Mudcats hit the rocks — make that the Wilmington Blue Rocks — over the weekend as Carolina lost the last three of the four-game … more
    SALEM, Va. — Eddie Silva drove in Ryan Aguilar with a sacrifice fly in the sixth inning, leading the Carolina Mudcats to a 5-3 win over the Salem Red Sox on Monday. The … more
How does one combine a love for their favorite NFL team with the art of volunteerism in local communities? Rhyan Breen recently had the opportunity to do just that. Breen, an attorney with … more
Tiant Vick, a Black Creek resident and a rising third grader at Lee Woodard Elementary, works at getting past Sir Purr during a drill at the Carolina Panthers kids combine Monday, July 29, in … more
    WILMINGTON, Del. — MJ Melendez hit a two-run double in the fourth inning, leading the Wilmington Blue Rocks to a 4-3 win over the Carolina Mudcats on Friday. The Blue … more
ZEBULON — There’s no relief in sight for the Carolina Mudcats, both in their current seven-game losing streak and their recent fortunes against the Down East Wood Ducks. Carolina fell … more
ROCKY MOUNT — Young golfers just out of college typically don’t get the opportunity to play on the Web.Com Tour, much less the PGA Tour. Usually they start on one of the “mini … more
ZEBULON — Another quality start from pitcher Dylan File ended with a 7-2 victory for the Carolina Mudcats on Sunday as they swept their Single-A Carolina League series against the Myrtle Beach … more
ZEBULON — With the crowd at Five County Stadium on the edge of its collective seat, Carolina Mudcats reliever Anthony Bender saved the day by striking out Frederick Keys batter Yeltin Gudino … more
Nice guys — and equines — finish third. That was the plain, conservative takeaway from two weeks ago, when vacation summoned me into the state of Kentucky. My girlfriend has a love … more
WOODBRIDGE, Va. — Ryan Aguilar was 3 for 3 with a solo home run and two RBIs, while Noah Zavolas fired a two-hit shutout to pace the Carolina Mudcats past the Potomac Nationals 3-0 on Sunday at … more
WINSTON-SALEM — Despite hitting a pair of late home runs, the Carolina Mudcats fell 7-5 to the Winston-Salem Dash in Sunday’s Advanced-A Carolina League series finale at BB&T … more
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