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Overhills boys finish strong for varsity split

Overhills boys finish strong for varsity split

Triton and visiting All American 3-A/4-A Conference and Harnett County rival Overhills split varsity basketball contests Friday, with Triton winning a rout in the girls game and Overhills narrowly escaping with a win in the boys game. Overhills finished strong to edge...

Hawks hoops sweep WH

Hawks hoops sweep WH

Playing at home for the first time since December 16, Triton’s varsity basketball teams were dominant against visiting All American 3-A/4-A Conference and Harnett County rival Western Harnett on Friday night. Triton led from start to finish in a 46-9 win in the girls...

Triton boys come back for varsity sweep at Midway

Triton boys come back for varsity sweep at Midway

Triton’s varsity boys basketball team rallied in the second half to win, 63-56, at rival Midway as part of a varsity sweep on Thursday night. “We started out pressing and they were getting easy buckets,” said Triton assistant Jimmy Holbrook. “We weren’t getting back...

Triton boys hold off host South for varsity sweep

Triton boys hold off host South for varsity sweep

South Johnston’s varsity boys basketball team rallied late against visiting rival Triton, but the Hawks held on to edge the Trojans, 59-57, on Thursday night. Triton boys assistant Jimmy Holbrook, who is also the junior varsity boys coach, had to fill in the head...

OT triumph lifts Midway to sweep of Harnett Central

OT triumph lifts Midway to sweep of Harnett Central

After a 3-pointer from Midway senior Jack Hazelbeck sent the game to overtime, Midway’s varsity boys basketball team edged visiting Harnett Central, 49-47, on a putback at the buzzer from senior Jamir McCrae on Monday night. “We didn’t always play smart, but we played...

Hawks sweep hoops matchups with South

Hawks sweep hoops matchups with South

Triton took a pair of 20-point nonconference varsity basketball wins over visiting rival South Johnston on Friday night. Triton pulled away in the second half to win 64-44 over South Johnston in the girls game. “You’re going to have moments,” said Triton girls coach...

Hawks take varsity hoops victories over Midway

Hawks take varsity hoops victories over Midway

Triton’s varsity basketball teams won a nonconference sweep over visiting rival Midway on Wednesday night. After a hot start by Triton, Midway battled back in the boys game, but the Hawks regrouped to win, 65-49. “We were up 16-4 at the end of the first quarter,...

Jaguars down Hawks in Pollock Memorial finals

Jaguars down Hawks in Pollock Memorial finals

Overhills swept varsity basketball contests against Triton in the championship games of the 2022 Bennie Pollock Memorial Harnett County Tipoff tournament hosted by Harnett Central on Tuesday night. Defense was the key for Overhills as the Jaguars won the girls game,...

Hawks make history with first-round rout at CBA

Hawks make history with first-round rout at CBA

Triton, the No. 28 seed in the East bracket, shocked No. 5 C.B. Aycock with a 53-28 road win in the first round of the NCHSAA 3-A football playoffs Friday night. The Hawks made some history in the process. Triton coach Ben Penny noted that it was the fifth playoff win...

Camden County takes regional volleyball final

Camden County takes regional volleyball final

There was standing room only at Midway as the top-seeded Raiders hosted No. 2 Camden County in the eastern regional final of the NCHSAA 2-A playoffs Tuesday. But for the second straight year, the Bruins won 3-0 to eliminate Midway from the playoffs and advance to...

Raiders defeat Whiteville, 3-1, in fourth-round volleyball

Raiders defeat Whiteville, 3-1, in fourth-round volleyball

Host Midway battled its way into the 2-A eastern regional final with a 3-1 win over No. 4 Whiteville in the fourth round of the NCHSAA volleyball playoffs Saturday. Individual set scores were 25-21, 16-25, 25-23 and 25-23. “The second set we lost, I could see spirit...

Hawks roll in Heister Bowl

Hawks roll in Heister Bowl

Triton’s varsity football team wrapped up the regular season by winning a 48-0 rout at All American 3-A/4-A Conference and Harnett County rival Harnett Central in the Hiester Bowl on the Trojans’ Senior Night on Friday. “We’ve been through a lot since Pine Forest...

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