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South wins, 14-7, at West; heads for playoffs

South wins, 14-7, at West; heads for playoffs

Kalib Brown scored on a 30-yard pass play from Riley Adams with 9:18 left in the game to lift South Johnston to a 14-7 Quad County 3-A Conference varsity football win at West Johnston on Friday night. The deciding score followed a goal-line stand by the Trojans that...

South advances with 3-1 volleyball victory over Currituck County

South advances with 3-1 volleyball victory over Currituck County

Rallies in the third and fourth sets propelled No. 14 East seed South Johnston to a 3-1 win over No. 19 Currituck County at South in the first round of the NCHSAA 3-A volleyball playoffs Saturda. Set scores were 25-15, 19-25, 25-23 and 25-21. “For us, this could have...

South lineman recovering after loss to Hunt

South lineman recovering after loss to Hunt

Wilson Hunt's ground attack was sufficient to produce a 42-14 Quad County 3-A Conference win at South Johnston on Friday night. South senior defensive lineman Cameron Howell left the game in the closing minutes by ambulance. "He's doing good,' said South coach Lee...

CBA holds off South

CBA holds off South

C.B. Aycock survived a South Johnston comeback for a 34-28 Quad County 3-A Conference varsity football win at the Trojans' Homecoming on Thursday night. Daniel Frederick ran 22 times for 145 yards and two touchdowns for the Golden Falcons, who built a 34-7 lead at...

Trojans top Triton, 3-1

Trojans top Triton, 3-1

Triton’s varsity volleyball team battled through every set at nonconference rival South Johnston on Monday, but the Trojans came away with a 3-1 win by scores of 25-23, 25-23, 23-25 and 25-19. “That was very competitive score-wise,” said South Johnston coach Matthew...

Blocked punt helps SSS defeat South, 21-7

Blocked punt helps SSS defeat South, 21-7

Smithfield-Selma moved to 4-0 with a 21-7 varsity football win at South Johnston in the Quad County 3-A Conference opener for both programs on Friday night. Trailing 7-0 at the half, the Trojans tied the score on a 38-yard pass from Riley Adams to Kalib Brown with...

South comes back to top Southern Lee, 23-17

South comes back to top Southern Lee, 23-17

Down 17-7 at halftime at Southern Lee, South Johnston held the Cavaliers scoreless in the second half and rallied for a 23-17 nonconference win on Friday night. The Trojans (2-1) completed the comeback with a 20-yard touchdown pass play from junior Riley Adams to...

South tunes up for Triton with 31-7 win over Western

South tunes up for Triton with 31-7 win over Western

Robert Bailey set the tone for South Johnston with an early interception and the Trojans went on to a 31-7 home win over Western Harnett to open the season on Friday night. Riley Adams put the Trojans ahead to stay with a 2-yard scoring keeper in the first quarter and...

South hosts Western to open 2022 season

South hosts Western to open 2022 season

Two solid scrimmages have South Johnston ready to host Western Harnett tonight to get the 2022 varsity football season underway. The Trojans held Harnett Central scoreless on August 10 and outscored Midway, 3-1, on August 12 in the Sampson Jamboree at Clinton. Connor...

SJ volleyball turns back Central

SJ volleyball turns back Central

South Johnston opened varsity volleyball season with a 3-0 win over visiting Harnett Central by scores of 25-20, 25-23 and 25-20 on Tuesday. “We will take it,” said South Johnston coach Matthew Adams. “As always, when you’re playing the first game of the season, you...

South holds Central scoreless in scrimmage

South holds Central scoreless in scrimmage

There was a brief scare of inclement weather when the junior varsity scrimmage was cut short due to lightning in the area, but the storm passed and, after a short delay, the varsity scrimmage proceeded as planned with Harnett Central hosting South Johnston on...

Worley’s 3-run homer sends South softball to third round

Worley’s 3-run homer sends South softball to third round

A strong pitching performance from senior Kennedy Byrd and a three-run home run from junior Meagan Worley made the difference as No. 2 South Johnston beat visiting rival No. 18 Triton 3-1 in the second round of the NCHSAA 3-A state softball playoffs Thursday. “It’s a...

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