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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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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 …
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.

Four-run 7th sends Mudcats by Red Sox in series opener

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 …

Mudcats walked off by Wood Ducks, 6-4

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 …

Mudcats drop last 2 of series vs. Dash

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 …

Mudcats clip Dash, 2-1

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 …
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Mudcats score four runs in seventh inning to top Red Sox

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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