ROCKY POINT – You will often hear coaches say that a tough early-season schedule gets their team ready for conference play and, this time, it appears it might have worked for the Trask High School girls’ basketball team.
BURGAW – Sometimes people make things tougher than they should be and that’s pretty much what happened in Monday night in the Pender High School gymnasium where the rematch of an earlier game (Topsail beat Pender 41-18 on Nov. 30) between the teams from host Pender and visiting Topsail, although some of the credit has to go to a hustling bunch of outmanned Lady Patriots.
BURGAW – Through the early parts of what had been a 4-2 start to the season, Topsail High School Basketball Coach Jeff Gainey often spoke on the value of two specific things he felt his team was not doing well – taking care of the basketball and free-throw shooting.
Teachers across the Pender school district were recently recognized for their bright ideas by Four County Electric Membership Corporation and Jones Onslow Electric Membership Corporation. Fourteen grants totaling nearly $12,000 were awarded this year.
On this day in 1620, the British ship the Mayflower made landfall in Plymouth, Massachusetts.
PENDER COUNTY – The Pender County arrest report is a weekly post provided by Topsail News Online. The information in this post has been provided by the Pender County Sheriff’s Office. All suspects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.