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Tucked away in the outskirts of Rockingham, The Dungeon Boxing Club is fully licensed and sanctioned by USA Boxing and welcomes potential or experienced boxers, age 7 and up, from any background, or any skill level. 

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HAMLET — Richmond Community College will hold a special ceremony Oct. 23 for the establishment of the Rev Scholarship in memory of the late Rev. Ricky Jacobs, who was the former chaplain for Richmond County Raiders sports teams. 

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PEMBROKE — Baseball fans in Savannah have been going bananas since Jesse Cole brought a summer collegiate team to the Peach State five years ago. 

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RALEIGH — The N.C. Senate bill that would legalize sports betting on phones and at various venues is stuck in the House, and it may not see action until next year’s session.

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PEMBROKE — Despite having no formal education, Gus and Josephine Locklear made higher education attainable for their 11 children through hard work and lifelong sacrifices. 

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RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is seeing a sharp increase in COVID-19 clusters among school sports teams. For the period between July 1 and Sept. 2, 2021, clusters among school sports teams accounted for 45% of all clusters in North Carolina middle and high schools, despite most school sports activities not beginning until August as schools began the fall semester. School sports teams are urged to follow NCDHHS guidance for youth sports. 

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RALEIGH — The N.C. House will take up sports betting legislation after a bill to expand wagers statewide passed in the Senate last week.

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The North Carolina High School Athletics Association would continue to regulate high school sports in North Carolina, under a new version of the reform legislation presented and passed in a state Senate committee.

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When legislators have a vested interest in the outcome, no institution is safe from their meddling — not even a group as far removed from politics as the state’s sanctioning body for high school sports.

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RALEIGH — The N.C. Senate Finance Committee approved a bill Thursday that would dramatically alter high school sports governance in the state and end 110 years of control by the N.C. High School Athletics Association. The organization’s commissioner, Que Tucker, tells media that she believes the bill is the product of racism.

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