School Sports

Neuse 6 football preview: North Johnston eyes step forward, Princeton the team to beat

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The NCHSAA 2-A Neuse 6 football conference standings might look similar to the 2021 season this year, with defending champion Princeton projected to lead the way again.  There should be growth throughout the conference, however, with multiple schools that fielded young teams in 2021 returning ample starters that should allow them to take a step forward in 2022.  One of […]

Davis steps down after 25 years at NJ; Poole follows as AD

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The time had come, thought Nicole Davis, to step away from her dual roles at North Johnston High. After 25 years as volleyball coach and 12 as athletic director, Davis recently decided to resign both positions – she’ll still teach physical education – in order to spend more time with her family this fall. Jay Poole, the varsity girls basketball […]

Cleveland High player wins Sam Narron Award

Skyler Locklear, a June graduate of Cleveland High School, has received this year’s Sam Narron Baseb…

Cleveland High grad sets the bar high for this future

Kyzaiah Stone has a presence that fills whatever space he occupies. Standing 6 feet, 1 inch tall wit…

Hall of Fame inducts six

PRINCETON — The Johnston County Athletic Hall of Fame welcomed six new members during a banquet on M…

3 from Johnston on Mars Hill list

MARS HILLS — Three students from Johnston County have been named to the spring semester Dean’s List …


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