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A grant cycle is open to small farmers who could use a boost. Kerr Vance Academy fourth-graders recently held their annual wax museum project. Each student chose a famous North Carolinian to research, then they gave their presentations for all other students, teachers and parents on March 24 at the school. Coach Al Bolton's Warriors feature only two senior starters, but LHS have registered victories in five of its first seven outings, including last Thursday's home decision over league opponent Northwest Halifax at Warrior Field. Louisburg used a complete-game pitching performance from Trevor Wilder to notch the triumph. Cam Murphy left records a force play at second base for the Louisburg Warriors during last Thursday's triumph over Northwest Halifax. Bunn reached the finals of the prestigious event in , but was defeated in the last inning while settling for a runner-up finish. The Wildcats took home the first-place trophy last spring by topping Triton in the finals -- and leaving Coach Chris Cullom's crew with a huge target on their backs entering this year's event. But Louisburg College has been struggling at the plate lately, and the result has been a prolonged losing streak in the league. That skein continued last weekend as the Hurricanes dropped a four-game series at Pitt Community College.
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Penn State coach James Franklin has been named as a defendant in a federal lawsuit filed Tuesday by a former player, according to the filings obtained by PennLive. Safety Isaiah Humphries alleges in his U. Middle District Court complaint that he was subjected to violent and "overtly sexual" hazing during his time at Penn State. The university and defensive lineman Damion Barber are also named as defendants in the case. Additionally, linebackers Micah Parsons and Jesse Luketa , as well as defensive end Yetur Gross-Matos , are named in the suit as ringleaders for the abuse. The suit is seeking unspecified damages. Penn State has not yet officially commented on the case. According to the complaint, Humphries was subjected to intense hazing during his lone year with the Nittany Lions. The hazing allegedly took place in several areas on campus, including the Lasch Building. Humphries claims the alleged bullies would wrestle victims to the ground and shove their genitals in their faces.
No matter the setting, no matter the sport, there are always those moments when an entire contest--sometimes even a season or a championship--comes down to the last play of a game. Quite often, in those final few moments, it is a single athlete's poise and talent or lack thereof that decides the day. Yet on this glorious summer afternoon in the south of England, there is no question in the minds of hundreds of onlookers about the outcome of the polo match soon to conclude on the immaculate grounds of the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. Despite the participation of some of the world's best known amateur and professional polo players, it is assumed by the spectators and most of the players, for that matter that Adolfo Cambiaso will ride out from among his teammates and, much like Michael Jordan on a fast break, slap the yard penalty shot straight through the goal posts to clinch the victory with no time left on the clock. It's something everyone has come to expect from the dazzling Argentine, who reached polo's topmost tier, a rating of 10 goals, a decade or so ahead of his peers at the unheard of age of