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Logan Martinez

Position: Sports Editor
E-Mail Address: lmartinez@civitasmedia.com
Phone Number: 910-506-3170


About Logan Martinez

Covers sports at Scotland High, St. Andrews University and Scotland County Parks and Recreation.

Latest Stories by Logan Martinez

Nearly two months after former Richmond Senior head football coach Paul Hoggard resigned from his post to lead the program at John A. Holmes, the Raider faithful finally know who will take the reins of their team.
Richmond officially announced the hire of Mike Castellano, formerly of Middle Creek, Wednesday as its 10th football coach in school his

Scotland-Richmond rivalry begins new era after latest hire

Nearly two months after former Richmond Senior head football coach Paul Hoggard resigned from his post to lead the program at John A. Holmes, the Raider faithful finally know who will take the reins of their team. Richmond officially announced the hire of Mike Castellano, formerly of Middle Creek, Wednesday as its 10th football coach in school his

LAURINBURG — Four Scotland baseball players were featured on the all-Southeastern Conference team that was announced this week.
Senior pitcher and infielder Grant English, senior catcher Sam Gray, junior outfielder Cross Holfert and sophomore shortstop Donta Green were honored after leading the Scots to an 11-8 overall record and a first-rou

Scots place four on all-SEC team

LAURINBURG — Four Scotland baseball players were featured on the all-Southeastern Conference team that was announced this week. Senior pitcher and infielder Grant English, senior catcher Sam Gray, junior outfielder Cross Holfert and sophomore shortstop Donta Green were honored after leading the Scots to an 11-8 overall record and a first-rou

LAURINBURG — Scotland High hosted its winter and spring sports banquet Tuesday night at the school, where seniors Robert McKoy and Ashleigh Bailey won male and female athlete of the year to conclude the Scots' athletic season.
The ceremony brought together 10 different sports together as coaches from wrestling, boys and girls basketball, boy

Scotland athletes lauded

LAURINBURG — Scotland High hosted its winter and spring sports banquet Tuesday night at the school, where seniors Robert McKoy and Ashleigh Bailey won male and female athlete of the year to conclude the Scots' athletic season. The ceremony brought together 10 different sports together as coaches from wrestling, boys and girls basketball, boy

LAURINBURG — A trying season on the pitch for the Scotland girls soccer team concluded with some consolation Tuesday, as three Scots were selected to the all-Southeastern Conference team.
Deanna McLaurin, Emma Gray Beacham, and Kaitlin Lewis earned all-SEC honors for a Scotland squad that finished 3-12 overall and 3-7 in the conference this

Three Scots named all-SEC

LAURINBURG — A trying season on the pitch for the Scotland girls soccer team concluded with some consolation Tuesday, as three Scots were selected to the all-Southeastern Conference team. Deanna McLaurin, Emma Gray Beacham, and Kaitlin Lewis earned all-SEC honors for a Scotland squad that finished 3-12 overall and 3-7 in the conference this

LAUINRBURG — Thirteen Southeastern Conference teams qualified for the baseball, softball and girls soccer North Carolina High School Athletic Association 4A playoffs.
After two rounds, only one is left standing — Richmond Senior softball.
The Raiders advanced to the third round of the playoffs last Friday after defeating Scotland 5-3

SEC sits on the sidelines

LAUINRBURG — Thirteen Southeastern Conference teams qualified for the baseball, softball and girls soccer North Carolina High School Athletic Association 4A playoffs. After two rounds, only one is left standing — Richmond Senior softball. The Raiders advanced to the third round of the playoffs last Friday after defeating Scotland 5-3

ROCKINGHAM — Friday night's second round playoff contest between Scotland and Richmond Senior was the fourth time the two rivals met this season, and as Raiders coach Wendy Wallace put it, she wouldn't know what to do if they had to play again.
Richmond overcame a 3-2 seventh-inning deficit to force the game into extra innings, then Owen Bow

Raiders extend season with walkoff

ROCKINGHAM — Friday night's second round playoff contest between Scotland and Richmond Senior was the fourth time the two rivals met this season, and as Raiders coach Wendy Wallace put it, she wouldn't know what to do if they had to play again. Richmond overcame a 3-2 seventh-inning deficit to force the game into extra innings, then Owen Bow

LAURINBURG — High school football is back in Scotland County.
For one more week, at least.
Thanks to a new spring practice rule passed by the North Carolina High School Athletic Association last winter, the Scotland football team took the field this week. Thursday's practice was the fourth of the spring for the team that first hit the field

May Madness on the gridiron

LAURINBURG — High school football is back in Scotland County. For one more week, at least. Thanks to a new spring practice rule passed by the North Carolina High School Athletic Association last winter, the Scotland football team took the field this week. Thursday's practice was the fourth of the spring for the team that first hit the field

Believe it or not, the 2014-2015 sports season is almost over.
The last Scotland spring sports team left standing is softball, who will travel to Rockingham tonight to play rival Richmond Senior in a NCHSAA second round playoff game at 7 p.m.
Scotland baseball saw its once-promising year come to an end on Wednesday, falling to Garner Magnet 5-4 o

Scots softball last sport standing before summer

Believe it or not, the 2014-2015 sports season is almost over. The last Scotland spring sports team left standing is softball, who will travel to Rockingham tonight to play rival Richmond Senior in a NCHSAA second round playoff game at 7 p.m. Scotland baseball saw its once-promising year come to an end on Wednesday, falling to Garner Magnet 5-4 o

LAURINBURG — Down 6-0 with only 12 outs between them and the offseason, the Scotland softball team was out of sync, their bats were cold, and they committed a plethora of errors not seen since the early stages of the season.
And that's when they decided enough was enough.
Kenleigh Callahan's three-run home run in the fourth inning, coupled

Scotland storms back

LAURINBURG — Down 6-0 with only 12 outs between them and the offseason, the Scotland softball team was out of sync, their bats were cold, and they committed a plethora of errors not seen since the early stages of the season. And that's when they decided enough was enough. Kenleigh Callahan's three-run home run in the fourth inning, coupled

LAURINBURG — Consistency has long alluded the Scotland baseball team this season.
The Scots have scored impressive victories over the course of the year — an 8-4 road win against Richmond Senior and a 2-0 victory over Marlboro County are the first that coach Jamie Coleman mentions when discussing his team's pedigree. But Scotland has f

Scots set to take on Trojans

LAURINBURG — Consistency has long alluded the Scotland baseball team this season. The Scots have scored impressive victories over the course of the year — an 8-4 road win against Richmond Senior and a 2-0 victory over Marlboro County are the first that coach Jamie Coleman mentions when discussing his team's pedigree. But Scotland has f

LAURINBURG — The first 90-degree day of the season did little to hinder the Scotland softball team from taking the field Tuesday afternoon as they prepared for today's 4A West Regional playoff game against Southwest Guilford.
“This time of the year, it's warm, it's sticky, it's hot, but it's softball,” said Scotland coach Patrick

Scots host Cowboys in 1st round

LAURINBURG — The first 90-degree day of the season did little to hinder the Scotland softball team from taking the field Tuesday afternoon as they prepared for today's 4A West Regional playoff game against Southwest Guilford. “This time of the year, it's warm, it's sticky, it's hot, but it's softball,” said Scotland coach Patrick

Laurinburg native Katherine Holmes held a signing ceremony at Marlboro Academy Monday morning to announce her decision to attend Greensboro College. The senior averaged 14 points, 3.4 assists, 3.8 rebounds and 4.1 steals per game for the Dragons this season. She will join a Pride program that finished 24-5 this year under coach Randy Tuggle. Greens

Holmes headed to Greensboro College

Laurinburg native Katherine Holmes held a signing ceremony at Marlboro Academy Monday morning to announce her decision to attend Greensboro College. The senior averaged 14 points, 3.4 assists, 3.8 rebounds and 4.1 steals per game for the Dragons this season. She will join a Pride program that finished 24-5 this year under coach Randy Tuggle. Greens

NCHSAA releases playoff brackets

LAURINBURG — Postseason play on the diamond is here. The North Carolina High School Athletic Association finalized its baseball and softball playoff brackets Monday after conference tournament action wrapped up around the state late last week. Both Scotland programs learned their respective road to a potential state championship, and each wi

GREENSBORO — The Scotland boys 4x100 meter relay team finished just short of the postseason sweep.
Cedric Terry, Zamir White, Quadrin Williams, and Robert McKoy — the foursome that blazed their way to victories in the Southeastern Conference meet and the 4A East Regional — earned a silver medal Saturday at the North Carolina High

Scots earn silver in 4x100

GREENSBORO — The Scotland boys 4x100 meter relay team finished just short of the postseason sweep. Cedric Terry, Zamir White, Quadrin Williams, and Robert McKoy — the foursome that blazed their way to victories in the Southeastern Conference meet and the 4A East Regional — earned a silver medal Saturday at the North Carolina High

LAURINBURG — Now that the regular season and the Southeastern Conference tournament is over, the Scots can turn their attention to a new challenge: the North Carolina High School Athletic Association 4A state playoffs.
The NCHSAA is set to release the state's baseball and softball playoff brackets this weekend, and the first round will begin

Scotland prepares for playoffs

LAURINBURG — Now that the regular season and the Southeastern Conference tournament is over, the Scots can turn their attention to a new challenge: the North Carolina High School Athletic Association 4A state playoffs. The NCHSAA is set to release the state's baseball and softball playoff brackets this weekend, and the first round will begin

LAURINBURG — After placing third in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association regional tournament on Monday, the Scotland boy's golf team was back on the green Thursday in preparation for next week's state tourney.
Scotland coach Mike Way said his team has had a couple of productive days of practice leading up to the biggest event

Scots gear up for states

LAURINBURG — After placing third in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association regional tournament on Monday, the Scotland boy's golf team was back on the green Thursday in preparation for next week's state tourney. Scotland coach Mike Way said his team has had a couple of productive days of practice leading up to the biggest event

ROCKINGHAM — History repeat itself Thursday night in Rockingham.
After losing both regular season games to Richmond Senior, the Scotland softball team defeated its arch-rival 5-4 to win the Southeastern Conference tournament championship.
The last time the two programs met in the tourney title game in 2013, the Raiders (17-4, 9-1 in the SEC

Scotland snags SEC championship

ROCKINGHAM — History repeat itself Thursday night in Rockingham. After losing both regular season games to Richmond Senior, the Scotland softball team defeated its arch-rival 5-4 to win the Southeastern Conference tournament championship. The last time the two programs met in the tourney title game in 2013, the Raiders (17-4, 9-1 in the SEC

LAURINBURG — The Scotland softball team is headed to its second Southeastern Conference tournament title game in three years.
The Scots, led by a pair of home runs from Darby Cribb and Hailey Clark, defeated Pinecrest 10-2 Wednesday night at home. The semifinal victory sets up a third meeting with Richmond Senior in the SEC championship game

Scots score semifinal win

LAURINBURG — The Scotland softball team is headed to its second Southeastern Conference tournament title game in three years. The Scots, led by a pair of home runs from Darby Cribb and Hailey Clark, defeated Pinecrest 10-2 Wednesday night at home. The semifinal victory sets up a third meeting with Richmond Senior in the SEC championship game

Scots begin tourney play

LAURINBURG — The wait is over for the Scotland softball team. The Scots will return to the diamond tonight to play in the Southeastern Conference tournament semifinals after enjoying a bye from first-round action. Richmond Senior (17-3, 9-1 in the SEC) and Scotland (10-4, 7-3 in the SEC) finished the regular season as the No. 1 and No. 2 se

LAURINBURG — The third meeting between Scotland and Hoke unfolded much the same way the previous two contests did.
The Scots jumped out to a big early lead thanks to productive approaches from their batters, and the pitching kept the Bucks (3-19, 0-10 in the SEC) off the scoreboard.
The result?
Another Scotland blowout victory, as the Scot

Scotland advances to SEC semifinals

LAURINBURG — The third meeting between Scotland and Hoke unfolded much the same way the previous two contests did. The Scots jumped out to a big early lead thanks to productive approaches from their batters, and the pitching kept the Bucks (3-19, 0-10 in the SEC) off the scoreboard. The result? Another Scotland blowout victory, as the Scot





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