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NJ soccer loses in NCHSAA second round

From staff reports
| November 10, 2019

KENLY — A 2-0 halftime deficit was too much to overcome as the North Johnston boys soccer team fell 5-2 to East Bladen in the second round of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association ...

Cougars shred Panthers 53-0

From staff reports
| November 2, 2019

KENLY — Standout senior receiver Keishon Porter emerged a triple threat for a visiting SouthWest Edgecombe High varsity football team that wrecked North Johnston’s Senior Night with a …

Princeton Middle football captures another championship

From staff reports
| October 29, 2019

PRINCETON — The Princeton Middle School football team captured its third Johnston County National Conference championship in a row with a 30-6 win over Four Oaks on Thursday. The conference …

AREA ROUNDUP: Ladybirds’ Collie in 12th at state 3-A match

From staff reports
| February 1, 2021

JACKSON SPRINGS — Southern Nash High senior Elisabeth Collie worked herself into a three-way tie for 12th place after Monday’s first round of the North Carolina High School Athletic …

North Johnston squanders opportunities in loss to North Pitt

From staff reports
| February 1, 2021

BETHEL — In a battle of 2-A Eastern Plains Conference Panthers, the North Johnston football team fell 28-6 to North Pitt on Friday night. “Tonight, we did a great job …

Pearce-Davis advance on to states

From staff reports
| October 25, 2019

After placing fourth in the doubles portion of the 2-A North Carolina High School Athletic Association East Regional, North Johnston duo Arial Pearce and Samathana Davis have earned a spot in the indi...

Area Calendar: Oct. 24-25

October 24, 2019

Thursday, Oct. 24 High School Junior Varsity Football Smithfield-Selma at South Johnston, 6:30 p.m.; Lakewood at Princeton, 6:30 p.m.; North Pitt at North Johnston, 7 p.m.; Wakefield at …

Corinth Holders falls to Wake Forest

From staff reports
| October 19, 2019

WENDELL — Playing a tough game against the winner of the last three 4-AA North Carolina High School Athletic Association state championships, the Corinth Holders High varsity football team held …

North Johnston conquers Farmville Central, 38-26

From staff reports
| October 19, 2019

KENLY — The North Johnston High varsity football team got all parties involved on offense in a 38-26 2-A Eastern Plains Conference victory over Farmville Central on Friday night. “It …

Pirates spoil Wakefield Senior Night, capture share of NAC title

From staff reports
| October 18, 2019

RALEIGH — Winning its fourth in a row, the Corinth Holders volleyball team closed out the regular season with a 25-16, 25-16, 25-11 win over Wakefield High on Thursday night to capture a share …

Area calendar, Oct. 15-16

October 15, 2019

Tuesday, Oct. 15High School Volleyball Wake Forest at Corinth Holders, 6 p.m.; Princeton at Neuse Charter, 5:30 p.m; North Johnston at SouthWest Edgecombe, 5:30 p.m.; Smithfield-Selma at ClaytonHigh S...

Corinth Holders loses third in a row

From staff reports
| October 12, 2019

After starting the season 4-0, the Corinth Holders football team lost its third-straight contest in a 48-14 loss to Heritage High on Friday night. The Pirates (4-3, 0-1), playing their first 4-A North...

Bulldogs roll past Union

From staff reports
| October 12, 2019

The Princeton football team showed no signs of rust coming off a bye week on Friday night, leading Rose Hill Union 49-0 by the third quarter in an eventual 57-6 victory, its first in 1-A Conference Ca...

SSS falls to West Johnston

From staff reports
| October 12, 2019

BENSON — The Smithfield-Selma football team went into halftime down by a touchdown against West Johnston, but struggled to score in the second half and fell to its 3-A Greater Neuse River oppone...

Corinth Holders handed first loss by Cleveland

From staff reports
| September 28, 2019

WENDELL — The Corinth Holders football team was handed its first loss of the season by Cleveland High on Friday night, 56-23.After a 4-0 start the Pirates (4-1) fell to the Rams (5-1), who are 1...

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