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Tuberculosis confirmed at Clayton High School; 181 may have been exposed  WTVD-TV

There has been a confirmed case of tuberculosis at Clayton High School, a Johnston County Public Schools spokesperson told ABC11 on Tuesday.



Hillside looks to continue 'winning ugly' against Cleveland  HighSchoolOT

The Hillside Hornets are 2-0 in the 3AA state playoffs after knocking off Clayton and Northern Durham on the road with hard-nosed, physical football. Now they'll ...



Clayton replacing 33 seniors but expectations remain high  WTVD-TV

The Clayton High School football team only lost one game last season, in the third round of the playoffs. This season, the Comets' goal is simple -- beat every ...



Clayton students disciplined for social posts rumoring school violence, officials say  The News & Observer

School and law enforcement officials say students have been disciplined for social media posts rumoring threats against a high school in Clayton, NC.



181 at Clayton High who were potentially exposed to TB to get tested today  CBS17.com

CLAYTON, N.C. (WNCN) - A total of 167 students and 14 staff members at Clayton High School could have been exposed to a student who showed signs of ...



167 students, 14 staff members possibly exposed to TB at Clayton High School  CBS17.com

CLAYTON, N.C. (WNCN) - A total of 167 students and 14 staff members at Clayton High School could have exposed to a student diagnosed with tuberculosis, ...



Clayton 4-star prospect J.R. Walker commits to Va. Tech  HighSchoolOT

Walker was considering five schools at the time of his commitment - Duke, NC State, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia Tech.



Asmussen, Jenks to serve as co-athletic directors at Clayton  HighSchoolOT

Clayton High School has announced its replacement for outgoing athletic director Jimmy Williams.



In Case You Ain't Up On Game, Chris Archer Is MLB's Next Black Ace  The Shadow League

Some would call Tampa Bay Rays pitching phenom Chris Archer the Arnold Jackson of this MLB thing. His adopted family wasn't affluent and enjoying a fairy ...



Cleveland runs past Hillside, advances to regional championship  HighSchoolOT

The Rams defeated Hillside 36-6 in the third round of the playoffs on Friday night.



Clayton DE Savion Jackson commits to NC State  HighSchoolOT

Jackson is a 6-foot-3, 260-pound defensive end. He is rated a four-star prospect and the No. 45 player in the country by 247Sports.com.



Clayton clinches conference win over S. Johnston, 26-14  HighSchoolOT

Even without their starting QB, Clayton picks up a win 26-14.



Clayton's Walker to announce commitment on Oct. 12  HighSchoolOT

Clayton High School senior athlete J.R. Walker will make his college commitment next month.



Battle of one-loss teams in Clayton is the marquee match up in Week Eight of high school football  News & Observer

Clayton and South Johnston high school football teams play each other on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. This is one of the few area games not canceled due to Tropical ...



Clayton star Savion Jackson letting faith lead the way  WTVD-TV

Growing up, Savion Jackson overcame much adversity, with his father out of the picture, his mother struggling to pay bills. It was the family's faith that carried ...



Clayton DE Savion Jackson to announce commitment  HighSchoolOT

Savion Jackson, a rising senior at Clayton High School, will make his college commitment next week.



NC State commit Savion Jackson had to grow up quickly for his family  HighSchoolOT

Before Savion Jackson became a four-star football player and a NC State commit, he was a son and brother helping his mother and siblings through an abusive ...



Out in style: Fuquay-Varina's time at Bengal Stadium ends the way it began - with a win  HighSchoolOT

Fans filed into Bengal Stadium on Friday night for the first round playoff game between Fuquay-Varina and Wakefield as they had done so many times over the ...



NC State football - Questions with Clayton High School recruit Savion Jackson  Durham Herald Sun

Savion Jackson, Clayton High School defensive end and NC State commit, takes a ride with News and Observer reporter Jonas Pope IV and answers questions ...



Why this undefeated small-town football team has long been the center of its community  The News & Observer

The more Clayton changes, the more it stays the same. Johnston County's largest town has almost tripled in size since the turn of the century, but high school ...



Battle of the Blues: Clayton, Cleveland set to add another chapter to the rivalry  HighSchoolOT

By Jordan Hadding, HighSchoolOT.com reporter. Another chapter in the rivalry between Clayton and Cleveland will be written on Friday night, and based on ...



Cleveland outlast Clayton in battle of county rivals  News & Observer

Led by junior quarterback Darius Ocean and his many dangerous weapons, the Cleveland Rams got a leg up in the Greater Neuse 3A conference, defeating ...



4-star athlete J.R. Walker plans to commit in October  HighSchoolOT

Walker, who played at Northeastern High School the last three years before transferring to Clayton High School for his senior season, said he will announce his ...



NC, Triangle top high school football players  The Charlotte Observer

Here's a list of the top high school football players in the Triangle area of North Carolina from Friday, October 5, 2018.



J.R. Walker looks forward to his senior season at new school  HighSchoolOT

It is not usual to see an All-State player transfer for their senior season but JR Walker is doing just that. The four-star safety left Northeastern to finish off his high ...



NC State football commit Savion Jackson talks family, playing against Clayton teammate  News & Observer

NC State football commit Savion Jackson talks about his mom and Clayton Comets teammate JR Walker in the latest edition of Riding with Recruits video.



Northeastern's next-man-up philosophy shows 'athletes live here' too  HighSchoolOT

Northeastern's program consistently produces some of the top talent in the state, and this year the Eagles are a perfect 13-0 heading into the regional ...



Photos: Savion Jackson commits to NC State  HighSchoolOT

NC State picked up another big in-state recruit on Wednesday when Savion Jackson committed to the Wolfpack.



Can UNC and Duke hold off NC State’s momentum and land football target JR Walker?  The Charlotte Observer

JR Walker, one of the top athletes in the state, is a high priority for NC State, South Carolina and UNC.



Defensive end Savion Jackson commits to NC State  Charlotte Observer

Heavily recruited Clayton High defensive end Savion Jackson commits to N.C. State.



No. 1 Northern Durham rolls past No. 16 Gray's Creek, 31-6  HighSchoolOT

The Northern Durham Knights moved on to the second round of the 3AA state playoffs with a 31-6 win over the Gray's Creek Bears.



Northern Durham, Hillside ready for playoff rematch  HighSchoolOT

The Northern Durham Knights and Hillside Hornets will face off in the second round of the 3AA state playoffs on Friday night. The game promises.



Honor Roll: Clayton High School  News & Observer

Clayton High School has announced its Principal's List and Honor Roll for the first nine weeks of school.



Five games to watch during Friday's first round  HighSchoolOT

The football playoff season is upon us. Gear up for Friday's first-round action with a look at five games that stand out above the rest.



New Clayton High principal makes an introduction  News & Observer

On his way to being named Clayton High School's new principal, Bennett Jones changed colleges once and his major three times, entertaining a number of ...



NC State, UNC target Savion Jackson, a 4-star DE, sets his college announcement date  The Herald

Clayton High School football's Savion Jackson has set his college announcement date, he posted on Twitter. The four-star recruit will pick from NC State, South ...



Boys Basketball: Clayton vs. South Johnston (Jan. 26, 2018)  HighSchoolOT

Clayton took down South Johnston 65-37 Friday night in Four Oaks.



Clayton girls handle South Johnston, 56-41  HighSchoolOT

Clayton defeated South Johnson with ease, 56-41, Friday night in Four Oaks to claim its 10th consecutive win.



Savion Jackson, NC State football commit, named Under Armour All-American  The Charlotte Observer

Renada Jackson sees it all the time when she's around Clayton with the oldest of her four children. Her “baby,” Savion Jackson, has turned into somewhat of a ...



Top 15 senior football prospects in eastern NC  HighSchoolOT

High school football in North Carolina has had some exceptional talent in previous years and the class of 2019 is no different. The eastern region of the state is ...



Jimmy Williams named football coach at Franklinton  HighSchoolOT

Former West Johnston and East Wake football coach Jimmy Williams will take over the Franklinton program this fall.



Former Mudcat, Clayton's Evan Phillips earns call to the Braves  WRALSportsFan.com

Former Carolina Mudcats pitcher, and Clayton, N.C. native, Evan Phillips was called up to the majors today by the Atlanta Braves. Phillips pitched for the ...



Parents locked out of Clayton High School graduation  WTVD-TV

Parents spent Friday locked out of the Clayton High School graduation after school officials moved the outdoor ceremony indoors.



Johnston County trying new way to recruit volunteer firefighters  CBS17.com

Johnston County Public Schools launched a fire science academy for the 2017-18 school year. The first class of teens will conclude this semester's training in ...



Dress code controversy at Clayton High School  WTVD-TV

A mother said her daughter was in tears when she was sent home from Clayton High School for wearing an outfit deemed inappropriate.



Wake Forest vs. Richmond tops high school football Week Two  The News & Observer

In Week One, two North Carolina high school football streaks were extended: Wake Forest won its 32nd game in a row while Panther Creek dropped its 13th ...



Student who brought gun to HS to be charged as an adult  WTVD-TV

The student who had a gun at Clayton High School Friday morning has been arrested and charged as an adult for bringing a weapon to school.



Clayton, Neuse Charter staging spring musicals  News & Observer

Clayton High School will perform “Catch Me If You Can” March 30-April 1, and Neuse Charter will present “The Wizard of Oz” April 6.



Greater Neuse River Conference holds sports kickoff meetings  HighSchoolOT

Members of the athletic departments from each of the six schools in the Greater Neuse River Conference gathered in Clayton on Tuesday to plan out the ...



News  Town of Clayton

Emergency police, fire and rescue services may be reached by calling 9-1-1. The closures include Hocutt-Ellington Memorial Library, the Clayton Community ...



List of area shelters, emergency operations centers as Florence leaves flooding, damage in Carolinas  WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

More than 120 shelters across North Carolina are open as Hurricane Florence lashes the coast, according to WTVD. Residents who plan to evacuate should ...



Is NC State becoming a top contender for in-state football recruits?  News & Observer

N.C. State head coach is building up a strong in-state recruiting class of 2019, which includes Savion Jackson, Drake Thomas and CJ Clark. Could this be one of ...



Cardinal Gibbons shuts out Clayton in HSOT Jamboree finale  HighSchoolOT

A pair of first half scores propelled Cardinal Gibbons past Clayton 10-0 on its home turf in the 2018 HighSchoolOT.com Jamboree.



No simple explanation for declining numbers in high school football  HighSchoolOT

Over the last four years, participation in high school football in North Carolina has dropped by nearly 20 percent. Schools like Chapel Hill High School and ...



July 12: Nigel King Foundation; Topsail father responds; more new coaches; sportsmanship  HighSchoolOT

We take a look back at the work Nigel King is doing in the community, the father of a Topsail student deemed ineligible responds to a school system report, and a ...



Alabama offers Clayton junior Savion Jackson  HighSchoolOT

Clayton High School defensive end Savion Jackson picked up a big offer on Sunday evening from a college football powerhouse.



Hunter Jenks named Clayton High head football coach  News & Observer

South Johnston High head football coach Hunter Jenks departs a promising Trojan squad to take over at longtime historical power Clayton High School.



Smithfield town councilman Marlon Lee keeps on coaching  News & Observer

Marlon Lee started at Clayton High teaching algebra and business classes. The 6-foot-11 basketball player from St. Augstine's College and nearby ...



HSOT 101: That's a wrap for tennis, volleyball, NCISAA soccer  HighSchoolOT

J. Mike Blake looks at some of the top performances from the end of tennis and volleyball season, plus catches up on more soccer and football.



Pirates 'got a gem' in new pitcher Chris Archer  Tribune-Review

Bennett Jones used to teach computer engineering at Clayton (N.C.) High School, where one of his students was Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Chris Archer.



Tech school moves from SSS to Clayton  News & Observer

The Johnston County Career and Technical Academy will open next year without funding from the state and on a different campus than planned.



US 70 in Clayton to get upgrades that will (hopefully) ease traffic  The News & Observer

The N.C. Department of Transportation will repave U.S. 70 Business through Clayton next year and will change the way drivers get in and out of several side ...



Clayton names new baseball coach  HighSchoolOT

Brandon Lusk will serve as the head baseball coach of the Comets, replacing Stacey Houser.



Hillside hosts undefeated Northern as high school football reaches Week 10  News & Observer

Hillside hosts undefeated Northern for Durham bragging rights, as high school football reaches Week 10: Week 10 ticket to get. Northern Durham (7-0) ...



Williams steps down at West Johnston, makes move to Clayton  HighSchoolOT

Jimmy Williams has stepped down as the football coach and athletic director at West Johnston High School and will move into a new position at a rival school.



Clayton Idol taking a bow  News & Observer

With its namesake off the air, this will be the last year for the Clayton Idol singing competition. The event will crown its last winner during the Clayton Harvest ...



All Hurricane Shelters in North and South Carolina  The Weather Channel

The Lamb's Chapel 415 Roxboro Rd. Haw River, NC 27258. Bertie County Middle School 652 US 13N Windsor, NC 27983. Colerain Elementary School



Area football teams experience change this spring #NENCsports  The Daily Advance

Sunday, June 3, 2018. There has been significant changes during the high school football offseason with area teams. With Currituck and Perquimans still ...



Standout DT from central NC commits to Wolfpack  HighSchoolOT

North Carolina State landed another in-state commitment Monday from a standout defensive tackle.



To keep the Friday night lights on, it's time for 8-man football to make its comeback  HighSchoolOT

With football participation dropping and some schools being forced to stop offering the sport, J. Mike Blake says it's time for the NCHSAA to offer 8-man football ...



Clayton renames its gym after championship basketball coach Jeff Adams  News & Observer

Back to the '70s when Jeff Adams was in the midst of a very successful 16-year run as Comets head basketball coach. Most notably, back to 1976, the year that ...



High school football preview: Clayton to continue air-raid approach  News & Observer

People who have followed Clayton football for years might not have been ready for the kind of air show the Comets put on last season. But coach Randy ...



FOOTBALL: Recruiting interest heating up for Clayton County products  News-Daily.com

The summer is also a time where individual players begin to emerge as coveted college recruits. Clayton County is home to several fast-rising targets who are ...



Rain from Hurricane Michael moves some football games in eastern counties  HighSchoolOT

Weeks after Hurricane Florence left parts of southeastern North Carolina under several feet of water, rain from Hurricane Michael is approaching the state.



Football all-stars report to practice ahead of East-West games  HighSchoolOT

Football players will report to Greensboro on Friday for the beginning of all-star week.



After Florida shooting, schools plead: Don’t spread rumors of threats on social media  The News & Observer

A sharp rise in the number of school threats since the Florida school massacre has prompted calls for students to stop spreading rumors on social media.



Clayton overpowers Wake Christian, 72-42  HighSchoolOT

Clayton defeated Wake Christian, 72-42, Saturday morning at the HighSchoolOT.com Garner Showcase at South Garner High School.



School closings and sports schedule changes in wake of Hurricane Florence  HighSchoolOT

As Hurricane Florence continues to affect our area, local school districts are making decisions about cancellations in the coming week.



Cedar Ridge won't field varsity football team this fall  HighSchoolOT

Cedar Ridge High School will not field a varsity football team during the 2018 season due to low participation numbers, according to Bob Hill, the district's ...



Clayton High teachers resign amid test-tampering investigation  WRAL.com

Two Clayton High School teachers have resigned amid questions over a state-mandated history test, school officials said Monday.



Clayton junior WR Devin Carter commits to NC State  HighSchoolOT

Clayton standout junior wide receiver Devin Carter has committed to NC State, sources confirmed to HighSchoolOT Friday afternoon.



High school football season begins in NC  HighSchoolOT

High school football season begins at 12:01 a.m. on Monday morning in North Carolina, and some teams will take the field just after midnight.



2018 Football Scrimmage & Jamboree Schedule  HighSchoolOT

Scrimmage week has arrived for North Carolina high school football teams.



NC State offers Clayton sophomore DE Savion Jackson  HighSchoolOT

Clayton sophomore defensive end Savion Jackson announced Friday via Twitter that he has received a scholarship offer from North Carolina State University.



College talent, defending champions to compete in HighSchoolOT Jamboree  HighSchoolOT

The HighSchoolOT.com Jamboree will kickoff the high school football season in North Carolina in August.



NC State lands elite 2019 DE Savion Jackson  247Sports

Four-star Clayton (N.C.) defensive end Savion Jackson committed to NC State on Wednesday night at Clayton High School. The 6-foot-3, 260-pound Jackson, ...



List of shelters in greater Triangle where you can stay during Hurricane Florence  The Herald-Sun

Here's a list of open shelters that are still available to Hurricane Florence evacuees in Wake, Johnston, Durham, Orange, Chatham, Franklin, Cumberland and ...



Don't listen to the noise, NCHSAA basketball is on top  HighSchoolOT

Over the course of the basketball season we've seen people on social media, podcasts and blogs make claims about high school basketball in North Carolina.



Top teams, college prospects play in 2018 HSOT Jamboree  HighSchoolOT

The 10th Annual HighSchoolOT.com Jamboree on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, at Cardinal Gibbons High School in Raleigh features 12 teams in six games, ...



Area Summer Youth Sports Camps  News & Observer

The Clayton baseball camp will be held at Clayton High School June 15-18 from 8:30 a.m. until noon daily. The cost is $75. The camp will include members of ...



2A volleyball playoff projections  HighSchoolOT

The N.C. High School Athletic Association volleyball state playoffs are approaching and HighSchoolOT.com is providing playoff projections as the season ends.



Volleyball state playoff brackets set, first round starts Tuesday  HighSchoolOT

The N.C. High School Athletic Association has released the preliminary volleyball state playoff brackets for the 2018 season.



July 10: NC State's big recruiting day; rules changes; schools name coaches  HighSchoolOT

Monday was a busy day in high school sports, especially when it comes to in-state recruiting by NC State.



Brackets set for NCHSAA girls soccer playoffs  HighSchoolOT

The N.C. High School Athletic Association released the 2018 girls soccer state playoff brackets on Monday afternoon.



'Go for it:' Godwin native becomes first woman to officiate NC high school football state championship  HighSchoolOT

With each blow of the whistle in the 2AA High School Football State Championship, Godwin native Christina Snead-Thurman made history.



Hurricane Florence Live Update: Latest news from Raleigh, Triangle  The Herald-Sun

Hurricane Florence made landfall at the North Carolina coast as a category 1 storm Friday morning and was inching further inland. Here's what's happening in ...



Shelters open across NC as Hurricane Florence pounds the coast  CBS17.com

Counties across central North Carolina will be operating shelters during Hurricane Florence.



Regular season conference champions will be crowned in Week 12 of high school football  The Herald-Sun

Prep football games will again be played over the course of several days this week, due to the threat of thunderstorms Friday night. Week 12 will be the fourth set ...



Clayton High School increases security after alleged threat  WRAL.com

Clayton High School had extra security on its campus Monday after an alleged threat, according to school spokeswoman Terri Sessoms.



Hurricane Florence: Tropical storm live updates from NC, SC  The Herald-Sun

Hurricane Florence has officially been downgraded to a tropical depression. Heavy wind, rain and severe weather are still expected in the Carolinas over the ...



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