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  • SPORTS

    Sports Briefs - July 27, 2014

    Three area players have been named to the N.C. Baseball Coaches Association all-state high school team.

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    Sports Notes

    A 12U Travel baseball team based out of Four Oaks will be holding open tryouts at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 2 (200 Civitan Road, Four Oaks). The team has competed in Top Gun tournaments from Rocky Mount to Fayetteville. All eligible boys cannot turn 13 before May 1, 2015. If interested, contact Steve...

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    Edgebrook Eels rule Southern Metro Swim League once again

    The Edgebrook Eels swept the team championships during the Southern Metro Swim League Championships Saturday at the Smithfield Recreation and Aquatics Center. The Eels, based out of Garner, totaled 516 combined team points. They notched 255 points in the girls’ competition to win there and...

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    2014 Southern Metro Swimming Association Championships: Top Finishers in Each Event

    Combined Team Scores: 1. Edgebrook Eels 516, 2. Pineville Piranhas 455.5, 3. Smithfield Sharks 371.5, 4. Turner Farms Marlins 359, 5. Hampton Ridge Otters 353.5, 6. McGee’s Crossroads Manta Rays 347, 7. Glen Laurel Otters 268, 8. HealthQuest Hammerheads 185.5

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    Squads work on better connections

    The area’s slate of summer passing leagues wrapped up last week. The leagues allow teams to focus on their passing attacks against other teams in a non-contact environment.

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    Garner rolling into state tournament

    Garner has won seven straight playoff games and enters the N.C. State American Legion Tournament with high hopes after a fourth place finish last year.

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    State championships coming to Johnston

    Johnston County will host the Tar Heel Leagues Inc. state championship baseball tournaments in the age 7-8, 9-10 and 11-12 this weekend, bringing 32 teams and more than 2,000 spectators to the area. Smithfield Community Park and Clayton Community Park will host the tournaments, which run Thursday...

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    Parks and Rec Notes, July 23

    Events and activities from the Clayton area

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    Developing teamwork the goal for Clayton

    Veteran Clayton baseball coach Stacey Houser views the Johnston County Summer League as an opportunity to evaluate the incoming talent for the next spring season. First-year Smithfield-Selma coach Chase Crocker sees the league as an opportunity to develop the talent he inherited from former coach...

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    Garner sweeps Raleigh Post 1 to advance to American Legion state tournament

    The Nationals, made up of players from Garner, Fuquay-Varina and Johnston County, had another talented division rival standing in the way of a state championship tournament appearance. And they spent another week riding the roads, taking a trio of hour-long trips to Rocky Mount to play the series...

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