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Hobbton advances with 56-21 win over Lakewood

Hobbton advances with 56-21 win over Lakewood

A bad punt snap was the catalyst for Hobbton's 56-21 playoff win over visiting Lakewood on Friday night. With the scpre tied at 13 in thr first minute of the second quarter, a high snap with the Leopards punting resulted in a safety for the Wildcats. The miscue...

Hobbton hosts Lakewood for 7-on-7

Hobbton hosts Lakewood for 7-on-7

Hobbton hosted Lakewood for a seven-on-seven football scrimmage Tuesday. Wildcats coach Joe Salas has been pleased with what he’s seen from his team during summer workouts and seven-on-sevens. “They’re excited” Salas said. “Strong culture. Great leadership. We’ve got...

Bradshaw leads Hobbton to first win at Homecoming

Bradshaw leads Hobbton to first win at Homecoming

Hobbton’s varsity football team picked up its first win of the season in a 63-6 rout over visiting Carolina 1-A Conference foe Union on Homecoming on Thursday night. “We’ve been such slow starters this year, that was a real focus was come out of the gates and be...

Two Wildcats sign to play college football

Two Wildcats sign to play college football

Grayson Rogers and Dacorris Morrison, who led Hobbton to an 8-5 record as seniors in 2019, have signed to play college football. Rogers is heading to Charleston Southern while Morrison will be going to St. Augustine's in Raleigh. Rogers played both ways at Hobbton but...

Midway tames Wildcats

Midway tames Wildcats

Midway swept varsity basketball contests against visiting Sampson County rival Hobbton on Thursday night. Midway won a 58-13 rout over Hobbton in the girls game. “What I liked about I saw, no matter what was going on, not everybody was shooting well tonight and not...

Midway moves to 4-0 with 53-26 win at Hobbton

Midway moves to 4-0 with 53-26 win at Hobbton

Midway improved to 4-0 with a 53-26 nonconference varsity football win at neighboring Hobbton on Friday night. Wyatt Holland completed 14 of 18 passes for 226 yards for the Raiders and Deantae Byrd had 22 carries for 192 yards. Holland ran eight yards for the first...

Hobbton moves to 3-0 with 34-6 win over East Columbus

Hobbton moves to 3-0 with 34-6 win over East Columbus

Hobbton’s defense had its best performance of the season as the varsity football team improved to 3-0 for the first time in nine years on Monday with a 34-6 win over visiting East Columbus. “They (the defense) grew up tonight,” said Hobbton coach Joe Salas. “We’ve...

Rogers leads Hobbton comeback in football season opener

Rogers leads Hobbton comeback in football season opener

Hobbton opened varsity football season on Thursday in thrilling fashion, rallying past visiting East Chapel Hill to win a 51-46 shootout. “They’re a tough bunch,” said Hobbton coach Joe Salas. “They worked their tails off and they never surrendered. We were confident...

Fussell makes family-based move to Hobbton

Fussell makes family-based move to Hobbton

Jason Fussell made a difficult decision but ultimately did what he felt was best for his family in going to Hobbton to be baseball coach. Since starting at Midway in 2004, Fussell has been baseball coach of the Raiders, accumulating 293 wins and an NCHSAA 2-A...

Raiders hold off Hobbton in fog

Raiders hold off Hobbton in fog

On a foggy night in Spivey’s Corner, Midway edged visiting Sampson County rival Hobbton 44-38 in a non-conference varsity football shootout Tuesday. “We did what we had to do to pull it out there at the end,” said Midway coach Cory Barnes. “The kids played hard. We...

Sampson coaches provide previews, Salas takes over at Hobbton

Sampson coaches provide previews, Salas takes over at Hobbton

The Sampson County public school football coaches convened for the annual Robert Hill luncheon at the Railroad Steakhouse in Roseboro on Friday before the Sampson Jamboree tonight at Dark Horse Stadium in Clinton. The coaches provided an outlook for their teams for...

Western’s Prince is king of 3-A throws

Western’s Prince is king of 3-A throws

GREENSBORO — Asher Prince of Western Harnett won the boys shot put and discus in the NCHSAA 3-A track and field meet at N.C. A&T's Belk Track in Greensboro on Sunday. Prince had a heave of 53 feet, 9.25 inches in the shot put and an effort of 175-7 in the discus. He...

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