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Rabbit’s rich reward

RALEIGH —James “Rabbit” Fulghum scanned the starting nine before the start of the late Thursday afternoon press conference for the 2016 Class for the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame. The lineup from top to bottom impressed the …

Webster, Kiptoo named top ‘Dogs

Andrew Webster required a humbling experience in summer collegiate baseball before terrorizing opposing pitchers in NCAA Division II Conference Carolinas during the 2016 season. Sharon Kiptoo arrived at Barton College from Div. I Hampton University …
School Sports
Rain muddies high school sports schedule

Rain forced postponement of nearly all high school sports activities Thursday with several rescheduled for Friday. Wilson Christian Academy athletic director Brian Trull said that the North Carolina Christian School Association 2-A semifinals in …

Three double winners produced at Big East championships

Beddingfield bats ignite in rout of Lady Jags

CBA clinches outright ECC title by overwhelming Rose

Community Sports
Still after the record grey trout

In case you missed the last column, I wrote about an attempt to go after potential record fish during the last weekend. While many of the stories I share involve me getting something that most people would not even mention catching or hunting, I am …

Area Calendar May 6-7

Wagamon-Harrison claim HVCC Member-Member on 1st playoff hole

College sports
Kiptoo, Russell lead BC at CC championships

BANNER ELK — Behind three medal-winning performances from freshman Lawrence Russell Jr., the Barton College men’s track and field team posted its best finish in NCAA Division II Conference Carolinas championship competition since …

Barton’s Alford earns weekly CC track honor

Pro Sports
Craig claims Sweet Potato 7 opener at Southern National

Matt Craig of Kannapolis edged Tanner Gray to claim the season-opening Scott Farms Sweet Potato Pro Late Model 7 Series race Saturday at Southern National Motorsports Park. Craig’s C&C Boiler Chevrolet led a top-five group of finishers, …

POW-MIA Freedom Car coming to SNMP

Pro Late Models hit SNMP on Saturday

Student-athlete of the week

Thomas Law Attorneys Student-Athlete of the Week: Brad Batten, Wilson Christian Academy

Brad Batten was a big part of some big recent wins for his Wilson Christian Academy varsity baseball team, making his this week’s Thomas Law Attorneys Student-Athlete of the Week. Brad went 1 for 3 and drove in two runs in the Chargers’ …