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WAKE FOREST — Former Wake Forest High School football player and current New York Giant Dexter Lawrence and his mother Julia Parker donated 47 gift bags filled with hand sanitizer, face masks, … more
As parts of the world slowly lift restrictions put in place at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re seeing some businesses come back online — and some sports, too. Bundesliga, a European … more
WAKE FOREST - New York Giants football player and former Wake Forest High School superstar Dexter Lawrence is helping fight against COVID-19 by donating face masks and hand sanitizers to Brookdale, a … more
We finally have some sports to talk about after the completion of the 2020 NFL Draft. The event was done virtually with everyone announcing their picks via video chat. There were some big moments … more
The Xtreme Football League announced April 10 that it had suspended operations and laid off all of its workers due to the COVID-19 outbreak. This spelled out the end of the spring football … more
Last week, I talked about the Basketball Hall of Fame class announcement. This week, I’m going to give my thoughts on the NFL draft going virtual. This year’s draft will take place April … more
Last week, I talked about the postponement of the Summer Olympic Games and the NFL free agency. This week, my focus will be on the announcement of the 2020 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame … more
With the COVID-19 pandemic sweeping the nation and affecting local sports, there’s not a whole lot to cover out there. High school sports are shut down until May 18. As a local sports editor, … more
ZEBULON — After a modest three-game winning streak, the Carolina Mudcats’ offense deserted them again in back-to-back Advanced-A Carolina League losses to the Salem Red Sox over the … more
ZEBULON — With the use of the long ball, the Carolina Mudcats won their third straight contest Friday night, erasing a seventh-inning deficit and defeating the Salem Red Sox 6-4 in the opening … more
KINSTON — Devin Hairston gave the Carolina Mudcats a 4-3 lead in the top of the eighth inning, but that margin did not hold up as Curtis Terry’s three-run homer with two outs in the … 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
WINSTON-SALEM — Christian Taugner turned in a quality start by tossing six innings without a walk, and the Carolina Mudcats scratched out runs in the second and third innings to claim a 2-1 … more
FAYETTEVILLE — The struggles of the Carolina Mudcats continued over the weekend as the Advanced A-Carolina League affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers lost twice to the Fayetteville Woodpeckers, … more
ZEBULON — Mario Feliciano’s one-out single in the bottom of the ninth inning scored teammate Brice Turang from second base and gave the Carolina Mudcats a 5-4 walk-off victory against the … more
ZEBULON — Shortstop Brice Turang likes to go bowling. But with plenty on his plate in the minor league, that time for hobbies had to be reallocated.  “I’m into … 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 day after completing their fourth Advanced-A Carolina League sweep of the 2019 season, the Carolina Mudcats went to work on another one Sunday with a 12-5 romp over the visiting … 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
ZEBULON — The Potomac Nationals scored eight runs in the last two innings of Sunday’s Single-A Carolina League game, running away to a 9-1 victory and denying the host Carolina Mudcats of … more
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