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Wolverines dominate Capitals on the gridiron

Wakefield's Matt Smith was named the defensive player of the game for the win over Broughton.
RALEIGH — Wakefield’s football team set the tone early at home against Broughton and ran away with a 40-7 victory Friday. The Wolverines put up a big lead at 27-0 at halftime. Wakefield added …
Pro sports

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 …
Community sports
Heritage football posts second shutout in a row

RALEIGH — Heritage’s defense posted back-to-back shutouts for the first time since 2017 after their football squad took down Sanderson 22-0 on the road Friday night. The Huskies pounded the …

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