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Drew, right, and Nate O'Neal pose with awards won at the Drive Chip & Putt subregional held at Duke University Golf Course. Drew advanced to regional competition, while Nate will serve as an alternate qualifier.

Drew O’Neal advances to Drive, Chip & Putt regional

Once Drew O’Neal slammed the first of three drives into play, he wasn’t going to be stopped. Now, the 14-year-old son of Jody and Gena O’Neal, is headed to Atlanta next …

AREA ROUNDUP: Lady Chargers sweep aside DASH to start season

Junior Tori Linkous, the only returning middle hitter for the Wilson Christian varsity volleyball team, made her upperclassman debut a forceful one Tuesday afternoon in a brisk 25-9, 27-25, 25-14 …

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Dragons bring hope to local football

The Carolina Dragons will kick off their first fall season in Knightdale as the only semi-pro football team in Wake County. Contributed Photo
KNIGHTDALE — There’s a new semi-pro professional football team coming to Knightdale this fall. The Carolina Dragons are ready to take on the Atlantic Coast Football Association with Knightdale …
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New coach trying to take Red Rams to the next level

FRANKLINTON — Franklinton High School’s volleyball program has stringed together plenty of success in recent years. The Red Rams will try to keep things rolling with a new head coach this …
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Mudcats score four runs in seventh inning to top Red Sox

Tristen Lutz belted a three-run home run to send the Carolina Mudcats, playing as the Pescadores de Carolina, to a come-from-behind 6-4 victory over the Salem Red Sox in Friday’s Advanced-A Carolina League series opener at Five County Stadium. Peter Fortunato | Carolina Mudcats
ZEBULON — With the use of the long ball, the Carolina Mudcats won their third straight contest last Friday, erasing a seventh-inning deficit and defeating the Salem Red Sox 6-4 in the opening game …
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Mudcats falter, drop series to Salem

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 …
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