TEACHEY – Coaches and players alike on most good high-school athletic teams know who is good and who is not when it comes to their opponents, and sometimes – for a variety of reasons – they wind up making things tough on themselves.
ROSE HILL – Mark Twain once said, “It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the dog,” and despite some tough losses over the last couple of weeks that allowed a 4-1 conference record dissipate into a 5-6 mark, you can bet on one thing – the fight never left the girls on the Trask High School volleyball team.
HOLLY RIDGE – A lot of negative things took place on Tuesday when the Dixon High School volleyball team traveled to Jacksonville for a crucial rematch with Southwest Onslow – among them the loss of one of their top players when she withdrew from the team.
HAMPSTEAD – Roget’s Thesaurus gives several definitions for the words routine and mundane including usual, habitual, customary and standard for routine and humdrum and commonplace for mundane, and in a lot of ways all of those definitions were part of the volleyball contest between Topsail High School and conference foe Clinton last night in Hampstead.
SNEADS FERRY – Parents in Sneads Ferry contemplating dance lessons for their kids will have the opportunity to give it a try at no cost as next month there will be free dance lessons offered for children ages 5 to 9 years-old.