14th Sep2012

Lady Titans fall on the road to James Kenan

by Lee Wagner

KENANSVILLE – Sometimes things are just not meant to be, and on Thursday as the Lady Titans of Task High School ventured outside the friendly confines of Titantown they were unable to keep their stretch of three-consecutive wins – and four of their first five – conference wins in tact when they lost to a team, in all reality, they probably shouldn’t have lost to.

14th Sep2012

Lady Pirates easily roll over Coatan

by Lee Wagner

HAMPSTEAD – For a while, or until at least until next Thursday, it would appear that the Topsail High School volleyball team is in the easier part of their schedule.

14th Sep2012

Pender to offer flu clinic in Surf City

by Contributor

SURF CITY - The Pender County Health Department will be hosting an area flu clinic at the Surf City Welcome Center on Monday, Sept. 24, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

14th Sep2012

Lady Patriots rise to occasion in win over
Lady Leopards

by Lee Wagner

BURGAW – Last season the Lady Leopards of Lakewood High School quashed Pender’s hopes of winning the volleyball championship in the Tri-county 1A Conference and –worse than that perhaps –they ended the Lady Patriots’ playoff run.

14th Sep2012

Pender officials begin school tours

by Ken Clarke

PENDER COUNTY – In an attempt to better understand the school system and its funding needs the Pender commissioners and staff has set up a series of tours of the county schools with the Board of Education and their top staff. The first tour of three schools on the western side of the county began on Wednesday.

14th Sep2012

Lady Bulldogs rally for 3-2 win over Southwest Onslow

by Lee Wagner

JACKSONVILLE – After Wednesday’s loss to Jacksonville in which the Dixon High School volleyball team let a 2-0 lead dissolve into a 3-2 defeat, Lady Bulldogs’ Coach Heather Moore said her word of the day was, “Frustrating.”

14th Sep2012

Today in History – Sept. 14 – Teddy Roosevelt becomes
president

by Ken Clarke

On this day in 1901 Theodore Roosevelt took the nation’s highest office and became the 26th President of the United States when President William McKinley died from a gunshot wound.

14th Sep2012

Week 4 of area High School football previews

by Lee Wagner

Each Friday Topsail News Online’s Lee Wagner will give a breakdown of each game our four local high school football teams will play. The feature will include breakdowns for not only our local team but their opponents. Stay tuned each week.