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Not pretty in pink

Paint the Park Pink Night in Fleming Stadium left the Wilson Tobs, garbed in pink jerseys to commemorate the occasion raise breast cancer awareness and help fund mammograms, red-faced on a “Throwback Thirsty Thursday” before a large …
School Sports

Ruiz gets his kicks in East-West game

Although he’s already taking college courses on the campus of North Carolina A&T, Fike High graduate Noel Ruiz got one final opportunity to kick in a high school setting at Wednesday night’s 69th annual North Carolina Coaches …

Dates announced for Fike fall tryouts

Fike High athletic director Toni Varacchi has announced the dates and times for 2017 fall sports tryouts. Volleyball tryouts, under the direction of head coach Jalessa Harper, will be Aug. 7-8 from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. in the Fike gym. Boys …
College Sports

Rowe resigns tennis posts at Barton

After taking the Barton College men’s tennis team to only its second NCAA Division II Conference Carolinas tournament title in program history, Matt Rowe is stepping down as the head coach of both Bulldog programs. The school announced the …
Community Sports

It’s time to prep for deer season

Did you know it is deer season? Well, not deer hunting season of course, but it is time to start getting ready for the hunting spots if you haven’t already. Searching for active trails, natural food plots, good stand locations and taking …
Pro Sports

NCFC steps up its game for MLS visit

The Major League Soccer 2017 expansion tour hit Raleigh on Wednesday with officials from the North Carolina Football Club releasing eye-popping architectural renderings of a proposed lavish downtown stadium. The NCFC used Wednesday’s visit …
Student-athlete of the week

Thomas Law Attorneys Student-Athlete of the Week: Jada Santiago, North Johnston High

Jada Santiago’s big bat helped her North Johnston High varsity softball team reach the fourth round of the state 2-A playoffs last week, making her this week’s Thomas Law Attorneys Student-Athlete of the Week. Jada, a junior third …