Logan Martinez

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LAURINBURG — If the Scotland defense had one weakness exploited this season, it's that dual-threat quarterbacks sometimes gives them fits.
And on the first East Wake offensive possession, it looked like that could be the case again.
Warrior junior quarterback Tripp Harrington marched the offense down the field, and he scored on an 8-yard to

Scots win, oust Warriors

LAURINBURG — If the Scotland defense had one weakness exploited this season, it's that dual-threat quarterbacks sometimes gives them fits. And on the first East Wake offensive possession, it looked like that could be the case again. Warrior junior quarterback Tripp Harrington marched the offense down the field, and he scored on an 8-yard to

THOMASVILLE, Ga. — The 16-win St. Andrews Knights are in the midst of their best season in program history. Now, their goal is to make sure they can extend their year by one more game.
Fresh off an Appalachian Athletic Conference championship win over Reinhardt last Friday, the Knights return to action today when they battle No. 11 seed Thom

Nationals bound

THOMASVILLE, Ga. — The 16-win St. Andrews Knights are in the midst of their best season in program history. Now, their goal is to make sure they can extend their year by one more game. Fresh off an Appalachian Athletic Conference championship win over Reinhardt last Friday, the Knights return to action today when they battle No. 11 seed Thom

LAURINBURG — Scotland quarterback Jaylend Ratliffe underwent successful surgery last Friday at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, and has since returned to his Scotland County home.
The 17-year old senior was discharged from the hospital Sunday.
Three and a half months ago, Ratliffe had a piece of his skull surgically removed after a vi

Scotland's Ratliffe returns home after successful surgery

LAURINBURG — Scotland quarterback Jaylend Ratliffe underwent successful surgery last Friday at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, and has since returned to his Scotland County home. The 17-year old senior was discharged from the hospital Sunday. Three and a half months ago, Ratliffe had a piece of his skull surgically removed after a vi

HOPE MILLS — After losing in heartbreaking fashion to Union Pines on Tuesday, the Scotland basketball team rebounded to beat South View 64-50 Wednesday night to notch their first victory of the season.
The Scotland and South View scored 14 apiece in the first quarter, but the Scots began to separate themselves in the second and third quarter

Scots' hoops sink first win

HOPE MILLS — After losing in heartbreaking fashion to Union Pines on Tuesday, the Scotland basketball team rebounded to beat South View 64-50 Wednesday night to notch their first victory of the season. The Scotland and South View scored 14 apiece in the first quarter, but the Scots began to separate themselves in the second and third quarter

LAURINBURG — Win, or go home.
In the second round of the NCHSAA football playoffs, Scotland and East Wake face those options — and neither wants to settle for the latter.
The third-seeded Fighting Scots are coming off a 35-21 first-round win over No. 14 Greenville Conley, and the No. 6 Warriors beat No. 11 West Johnston 48-14.
The tw

'Sense of desperation'

LAURINBURG — Win, or go home. In the second round of the NCHSAA football playoffs, Scotland and East Wake face those options — and neither wants to settle for the latter. The third-seeded Fighting Scots are coming off a 35-21 first-round win over No. 14 Greenville Conley, and the No. 6 Warriors beat No. 11 West Johnston 48-14. The tw

As most know by now, Scotland's Jaylend Ratliffe powered through another obstacle on his winding road to recovery earlier this week when he was discharged Sunday from Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.
He underwent surgery last Friday when doctors repaired his fractured skull, an injury that occurred in late July when an ATV he was driving vio

Ratliffe recovery something to be thankful for

As most know by now, Scotland's Jaylend Ratliffe powered through another obstacle on his winding road to recovery earlier this week when he was discharged Sunday from Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte. He underwent surgery last Friday when doctors repaired his fractured skull, an injury that occurred in late July when an ATV he was driving vio

LAURINBURG — Scotland senior Logan Ward dominated the high school cross country circuit for much of this season, and now he'll have the chance to do the same in the college ranks.
Ward officially signed his Letter of Intent to attend The University of North Carolina at Pembroke this month, and will join the Braves' program next fall.
Ward b

Scotland's Ward signs with UNCP

LAURINBURG — Scotland senior Logan Ward dominated the high school cross country circuit for much of this season, and now he'll have the chance to do the same in the college ranks. Ward officially signed his Letter of Intent to attend The University of North Carolina at Pembroke this month, and will join the Braves' program next fall. Ward b

LAURINBURG — The Scotland High basketball season tipped off Tuesday night with two vastly different — but no less exciting — contests.
The Scotland girls won in comfortable fashion over Union Pines, 54-35, but the boy's team was defeated in an overtime classic by the Vikings, 73-70.
The ladies took the floor first, and they stru

Basketball season arrives with a thrilling finish

LAURINBURG — The Scotland High basketball season tipped off Tuesday night with two vastly different — but no less exciting — contests. The Scotland girls won in comfortable fashion over Union Pines, 54-35, but the boy's team was defeated in an overtime classic by the Vikings, 73-70. The ladies took the floor first, and they stru

LAURINBURG — Scotland quarterback Jaylend Ratliffe underwent successful surgery Friday morning at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, and has since returned to his Scotland County home.
The 17-year old senior was discharged from the hospital Sunday.
Three and a half months ago, Ratliffe had a piece of his skull surgically removed after a

Ratliffe returns home

LAURINBURG — Scotland quarterback Jaylend Ratliffe underwent successful surgery Friday morning at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, and has since returned to his Scotland County home. The 17-year old senior was discharged from the hospital Sunday. Three and a half months ago, Ratliffe had a piece of his skull surgically removed after a

LAURINBURG — Scotland coach Richard Bailey said all week he had a bad feeling about Friday's game against Greenville Conley.
His fears almost came to fruition, as the Vikings gave the Fighting Scots all they could handle in the first round of the NCHSAA 4A state playoffs. But in the end, the third-seeded Scots made plays when they needed to,

Scots pull away in fourth quarter

LAURINBURG — Scotland coach Richard Bailey said all week he had a bad feeling about Friday's game against Greenville Conley. His fears almost came to fruition, as the Vikings gave the Fighting Scots all they could handle in the first round of the NCHSAA 4A state playoffs. But in the end, the third-seeded Scots made plays when they needed to,

LAURINBURG — The St. Andrews University wrestling team lost by a single point in their first meet of the season against Anderson University.
Their season would start one of two ways: lose against Belmost Abbey and fall into an 0-2 hole, or they would embrace the underdog role and fight to get back to .500.
The result? The Knights put togeth

Knights wrestling score first win

LAURINBURG — The St. Andrews University wrestling team lost by a single point in their first meet of the season against Anderson University. Their season would start one of two ways: lose against Belmost Abbey and fall into an 0-2 hole, or they would embrace the underdog role and fight to get back to .500. The result? The Knights put togeth

LAURINBURG — “This is probably the third-best team we've played, behind Southern Durham and Richmond,” Scotland coach Richard Bailey warned his players in the post-practice huddle Thursday afternoon.
The Fighting Scots begin their quest for a 4A state championship when they host Greenville Conley tonight at Pate Stadium. Scotland

March towards a championship begins

LAURINBURG — “This is probably the third-best team we've played, behind Southern Durham and Richmond,” Scotland coach Richard Bailey warned his players in the post-practice huddle Thursday afternoon. The Fighting Scots begin their quest for a 4A state championship when they host Greenville Conley tonight at Pate Stadium. Scotland

It feels like I just debuted my Southeastern Conference football power rankings, and now the winding road of the regular season has come to a close. Three teams in the SEC have moved on to the state playoffs, and three teams saw their year end after last Friday's games. Though the rankings deviated from time to time, one constant remained — t

Fighting Scots top final rankings of regular season

It feels like I just debuted my Southeastern Conference football power rankings, and now the winding road of the regular season has come to a close. Three teams in the SEC have moved on to the state playoffs, and three teams saw their year end after last Friday's games. Though the rankings deviated from time to time, one constant remained — t

GREENSBORO (AP) — Reigning state champion Greensboro Dudley won't compete in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association football playoffs after it used ineligible players in last week's regular-season finale.
The governing board said Wednesday that its executive committee denied Dudley's appeal, though Dudley is now appealing to the

Defending champion Dudley denied chance to repeat

GREENSBORO (AP) — Reigning state champion Greensboro Dudley won't compete in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association football playoffs after it used ineligible players in last week's regular-season finale. The governing board said Wednesday that its executive committee denied Dudley's appeal, though Dudley is now appealing to the

LAURINBURG —Three and a half months ago, Scotland star quarterback Jaylend Ratliffe had a piece of his skull surgically removed after it was fractured in an violent ATV accident.
On Friday, doctors at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte will place the missing section back in his head as he continues to recover.
It was taken out at the tim

Ratliffe set for surgery

LAURINBURG —Three and a half months ago, Scotland star quarterback Jaylend Ratliffe had a piece of his skull surgically removed after it was fractured in an violent ATV accident. On Friday, doctors at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte will place the missing section back in his head as he continues to recover. It was taken out at the tim

CHAPEL HILL — After defeating Richmond Senior for the fourth consecutive season on Friday, Scotland players and coaches woke up Saturday morning in anticipation of what seed they earned for the upcoming NCHSAA state playoffs.
The Fighting Scots submitted a perfect 10-0 record to the NCHSAA board, as teams are allowed to drop one non-conferen

Scotland earns No. 3 seed in playoffs

CHAPEL HILL — After defeating Richmond Senior for the fourth consecutive season on Friday, Scotland players and coaches woke up Saturday morning in anticipation of what seed they earned for the upcoming NCHSAA state playoffs. The Fighting Scots submitted a perfect 10-0 record to the NCHSAA board, as teams are allowed to drop one non-conferen

LAURINBURG — The SEC announced its soccer all-conference team Monday, and three Scotland student-athletes were selected to the squad.
Senior defender Daniel Williams, and senior midfielders Kytel Collins-Jackson and Stone Phillips earned all-SEC honors as the trio helped lead the Fighting Scots to eight wins this season. The Fighting Scots f

Three Scots make all-SEC team

LAURINBURG — The SEC announced its soccer all-conference team Monday, and three Scotland student-athletes were selected to the squad. Senior defender Daniel Williams, and senior midfielders Kytel Collins-Jackson and Stone Phillips earned all-SEC honors as the trio helped lead the Fighting Scots to eight wins this season. The Fighting Scots f

ROCKINGHAM — For a fourth straight season, a Southeastern Conference championship was on the line when Scotland played Richmond Senior.
And for the fourth year in a row, the Fighting Scots took care of business, this time defeating the Raiders 34-13 in front of an electric crowd at Raider Stadium Friday night.
The Scots sealed the win and t

Scotland rolls to 4th straight title

ROCKINGHAM — For a fourth straight season, a Southeastern Conference championship was on the line when Scotland played Richmond Senior. And for the fourth year in a row, the Fighting Scots took care of business, this time defeating the Raiders 34-13 in front of an electric crowd at Raider Stadium Friday night. The Scots sealed the win and t

This is the next to last Southeastern Conference football power rankings of the season. Three teams from the SEC will see their year end tonight, and the remaining three will move on to the state playoffs. Richmond and Scotland have already locked up a spot in the tournament — Pinecrest, Purnell Swett, and Hoke are competing for the No. 3 see

Playoff positions still to be determined

This is the next to last Southeastern Conference football power rankings of the season. Three teams from the SEC will see their year end tonight, and the remaining three will move on to the state playoffs. Richmond and Scotland have already locked up a spot in the tournament — Pinecrest, Purnell Swett, and Hoke are competing for the No. 3 see

LAURINBURG — “As far as the rivalry goes, it's hard to describe it. You really can't put it into words. You have to live it, and you have to see.”
Darrell Holland, a graduate from Scotland High, and the grandfather of current Fighting Scots' linebacker Dakota Holland, has only missed one Scotland football game since he attended t

'This game is the game of games'

LAURINBURG — “As far as the rivalry goes, it's hard to describe it. You really can't put it into words. You have to live it, and you have to see.” Darrell Holland, a graduate from Scotland High, and the grandfather of current Fighting Scots' linebacker Dakota Holland, has only missed one Scotland football game since he attended t





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