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Fresh faces abound for Mudcats

Outfielder Tristen Lutz, left, and catcher Payton Henry, answering questions during Carolina Mudcats Media Day on Tuesday at Five County Stadium, are two of the top Milwaukee Brewers prospects set to open the 2019 season with the club. The Mudcats open the Carolina League season Thursday night in Kinston against the Down East Wood Ducks.
ZEBULON — Eight years into the Carolina Mudcats’ existence as a Carolina League Single-A Advanced franchise, the won-loss numbers aren’t overwhelming. Two winning records. No …
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Offense stalls for Red Rams in first loss of the season

Franklinton's Will Germann, right, drags a South Johnston receiver down to the ground in a tackle for a loss.
FRANKLINTON ⁠— Franklinton's football team only scored one touchdown in their 23-10 loss to South Johnston at home Friday night. The Red Rams started off the night on the right track. …
Wake Forest running back Maquel Haywood broke off a 67-yard rushing touchdown in the second quarter. Marty Simpkins | The Wake Weekly

Cougars crush Mustangs, win second straight

WAKE FOREST — It was men among boys in Wake Forest’s 52-6 blowout win against Middle Creek at home Monday night. Wake Forest’s football squad looks as if they’re back to their usual selves …

Cherie Tan wins QubicaAMF PWBA Championship

RALEIGH — Singapore’s Cherie Tan capped a dominating performance at the 2019 QubicaAMF Professional Women’s Bowling Association Players Championship by winning her first career major …
The Junior Hurricanes enter their first season as partners with the National Hockey League. The Elite and Premier teams will begin their campaign at The Factory this Saturday. Contributed Photo

Junior Hurricanes open season this Saturday

WAKE FOREST — Wake Forest’s two club hockey teams of the U.S. Premier Hockey League will start their season this Saturday at 6 p.m. at The Factory. This past season, The Factory partnered with …
Wakefield's Emma Hulicki beat her opponent in the No. 2 singles match 6-1, 6-0. Marty Simpkins | The Wake Weekly

Wakefield tennis aces Wake Forest

WAKE FOREST — Wakefield’s girls tennis team put on a good show at Wake Forest by beating the Cougars 7-2 in the blistering heat Tuesday afternoon. The Lady Wolverines took the first four …
Rolesville quarterback Byrum Brown (No. 17) turns the corner on his 19-yard scoring scramble to finish off a personal 313-all-purpose-yard contest. Don Fuller | Special to the Wake Weekly

Rolesville football pummels East Wake

WENDELL — The officials did not affect the official decision Saturday afternoon during Rolesville High football’s 49-7 blistering of East Wake on the road. They did, however, recalculate some …
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Wakefield's Bliss Dowden won the No. 1 singles match 6-1, 6-1.

Wakefield tennis aces Wake Forest

WAKE FOREST — Wakefield’s girls tennis team put on a good show at Wake Forest by beating the Cougars 7-2 in the blistering heat Tuesday afternoon. The Lady Wolverines took the first four …
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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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UNC Notebook
North Carolina’s Seventh Woods (0), shooting against Auburn during an NCAA Tournament game March 29 in Kansas City, Mo., announced last week that he was transferring for his senior season, part of a busy week for the Tar Heels backcourt.

Tar Heels’ backcourt undergoes massive restructuring after busy week

The last week for North Carolina basketball has been about as eventful as an offseason week can get.  On Tuesday, the Tar Heels signed Cole Anthony (Oak Hill …
Duke Notebook
Jones makes history for Blue Devils at No. 6 pick

Duke quarterback Daniel Jones left school one year early with a number of first-round guarantees from NFL organizations. The gamble paid off, as Jones heard his name called by commissioner Roger …

NC State Notebook
Spring game a chance for Knight to carve out spot

N.C. State will get its first look at the 2019 team when the program hosts its annual Kay Yow Spring Game on Saturday at Carter-Finley Stadium. The intrasquad contest will kick off at 1 …

ECU Notebook
Houston installs new system, culture for Pirates

New East Carolina head coach Mike Houston didn’t shy away from transparency throughout his first spring with the Pirates. When ECU had a bad practice, like the team’s first day in pads …