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Outfielder Tristen Lutz, left, and catcher Payton Henry, answering questions during Carolina Mudcats Media Day on Tuesday at Five County Stadium, are two of the top Milwaukee Brewers prospects set to open the 2019 season with the club. The Mudcats open the Carolina League season Thursday night in Kinston against the Down East Wood Ducks.
ZEBULON — Eight years into the Carolina Mudcats’ existence as a Carolina League Single-A Advanced franchise, the won-loss numbers aren’t overwhelming. Two winning records. No …

Carolina Mudcats’ Brice Turang (2) eludes the tag of Wilmington Blue Rocks catcher Sebastian Rivero to score the winning run on a single by Mario Feliciano in the bottom of the ninth inning and give the Mudcats’ a 5-4 victory Sunday at Five County Stadium.

Mudcats walk off Blue Rocks 5-4 on Sunday

ZEBULON — Mario Feliciano’s one-out single in the bottom of the ninth inning scored teammate Brice Turang from second base and gave the Carolina Mudcats a 5-4 walk-off victory against the …

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Short-handed Swamp Donkeys fall prey to undefeated Ghost Runners

Chase Barnes gets ready to make a catch in the infield for the Swamp Donkeys. Contributed photo
WAKE FOREST — The first place and unbeaten Ghost Runners of the North Wake Men’s Baseball league took advantage of the Swamp Donkeys’ low numbers in an 8-4 win Sunday at Flaherty …
Archers from all over the country competed at the JOAD National Championship held at WRAL Soccer Park in Raleigh last weekend. Marty Simpkins | The Wake Weekly

Locals triumph at JOAD archery national championship

RALEIGH — The Junior Olympic Archery Development national championship was held at the WRAL Soccer Park last weekend and 15 archers from North Carolina took home top-five finishes in their …
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Mudcats shortstop Brice Turang stands next to  manager Joe Ayrault on third base after hitting a double in the third inning of a July 18 matchup against the Myrtle Beach Pelicans at Five County Stadium. Turang later scored that inning to give the Mudcats, playing as the Micro Brews, their only run of the game.

Brewers No. 2 prospect Brice Turang on fast track on the farm

ZEBULON — Shortstop Brice Turang likes to go bowling. But with plenty on his plate in the minor league, that time for hobbies had to be reallocated.  “I’m into …
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