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  • GUEST COLUMNS

    Tom Ross: 30 Years Later, in William Friday’s Footsteps

    “He’s got great job security,” someone asserted a few years ago when UNC President Tom Ross’ job first seemed to be at risk after the party affiliation of UNC’s Board of Governors changed.

  • GUEST COLUMNS

    Tom Ross: 30 Years Later, in William Friday’s Footsteps

    “He’s got great job security,” someone asserted a few years ago when UNC President Tom Ross’ job first seemed to be at risk after the party affiliation of UNC’s Board of Governors changed.

  • GARNER HIGH

    Garner holds off East Wake in overtime

    Garner, which had won the prior meeting with a formidable 75-52 win on Dec. 12, remained unbeaten in the Greater Neuse River 4A Conference (8-0) with a 74-66 overtime victory over East Wake Friday night.

  • SPORTS

    Pirates at home in the water

    For the second year in a row, the Corinth Holders swim team swept both the boys and girls Two Rivers 3A Conference Championships at the Smithfield Recreation and Aquatic Center.

  • SPORTS

    Pirates at home in the water

    For the second year in a row, the Corinth Holders swim team swept both the boys and girls Two Rivers 3A Conference Championships at the Smithfield Recreation and Aquatic Center.

  • SOUTH JOHNSTON HIGH

    A head-turning victory

    South Johnston found its 3-point shooting touch down the stretch and Blake Tart hit a couple of clutch free throws in the final seconds for a 66-64 victory over Two Rivers 3A Conference rival Cleveland.

  • NEUSE CHARTER SCHOOL

    Three’s enough for Neuse Charter

    Neuse Charter had just three players on the court at the end, but that was just enough to beat North Duplin Friday night. The Cougars, because of injuries, sickness and players fouling out of the game, were down to just three players in the final seconds of the Carolina 1A Conference contest.

  • SPORTS

    Three’s enough for Neuse Charter

    Neuse Charter had just three players on the court at the end, but that was just enough to beat North Duplin Friday night. The Cougars, because of injuries, sickness and players fouling out of the game, were down to just three players in the final seconds of the Carolina 1A Conference contest.

  • SPORTS

    Clayton handles Harnett Central zone

    Using a ball-hawking defense that led to numerous turnovers and fastbreak baskets, the Comets ran past Harnett Central 51-40 on Friday night for its third straight victory.

  • SPORTS

    Top girls basketball teams test each other

    The top four teams in The News & Observer high school girls basketball rankings have taken turns beating one another. Four of the five games they have played among themselves have been decided by two or less points. The coaches say the competition makes them better.

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