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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

PEMBROKE — The Southeastern Conference race, which was a muddled mess entering Friday night's baseball action, didn't get any clearer after Scotland swept the season from Purnell Swett.
The Scots (6-5, 3-2) defeated the Rams (12-4, 3-3) for the second time this season, winning 6-2 in Pembroke to break the .500 mark in conference play.
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Scots sweep season series

PEMBROKE — The Southeastern Conference race, which was a muddled mess entering Friday night's baseball action, didn't get any clearer after Scotland swept the season from Purnell Swett. The Scots (6-5, 3-2) defeated the Rams (12-4, 3-3) for the second time this season, winning 6-2 in Pembroke to break the .500 mark in conference play. Cross

PEMBROKE — The Southeastern Conference race, which was a muddled mess entering Friday night's baseball action, didn't get any clearer after Scotland beat Purnell Swett 6-2.
But it did leave the Rams (12-4, 3-3) on the wrong side of the divide, putting them in a tie with Pinecrest for fourth place after wins around the conference by Richmond

Scots finish season sweep of Purnell Swett

PEMBROKE — The Southeastern Conference race, which was a muddled mess entering Friday night's baseball action, didn't get any clearer after Scotland beat Purnell Swett 6-2. But it did leave the Rams (12-4, 3-3) on the wrong side of the divide, putting them in a tie with Pinecrest for fourth place after wins around the conference by Richmond

LAURINBURG — Mother nature finally let up for a Scotland-Hoke softball game.
After multiple postponements due to rain for a matchup that was originally scheduled for March 27, the Bucks and Lady Scots took the diamond Thursday for the first of two meetings this season. The wait was well worth it, as Scotland held on for a thrilling 7-6 victo

Lady Scots outlast Hoke

LAURINBURG — Mother nature finally let up for a Scotland-Hoke softball game. After multiple postponements due to rain for a matchup that was originally scheduled for March 27, the Bucks and Lady Scots took the diamond Thursday for the first of two meetings this season. The wait was well worth it, as Scotland held on for a thrilling 7-6 victo

LAURINBURG — The Richmond Senior boys tennis team failed to shut out its rivals to the east in the first meeting in Rockingham.
They had no such trouble against Scotland in the rematch, as the Raiders defeated the Scots 9-0 on a dreary Thursday afternoon in Laurinburg.
“It's a good win for us, going 9-0, especially coming back and not

Raiders spoil Scots' senior day

LAURINBURG — The Richmond Senior boys tennis team failed to shut out its rivals to the east in the first meeting in Rockingham. They had no such trouble against Scotland in the rematch, as the Raiders defeated the Scots 9-0 on a dreary Thursday afternoon in Laurinburg. “It's a good win for us, going 9-0, especially coming back and not

PEMBROKE — Eight minutes was all the Scotland girl's soccer team needed to get revenge against the Purnell Swett Rams.
The Lady Scots scored three goals from the 16-minute mark to the eight-minute mark in the first half, and its defense took care of the rest, propelling the team to a 3-0 victory in Pembroke. The victory was Scotland's first

Scots score first win of season

PEMBROKE — Eight minutes was all the Scotland girl's soccer team needed to get revenge against the Purnell Swett Rams. The Lady Scots scored three goals from the 16-minute mark to the eight-minute mark in the first half, and its defense took care of the rest, propelling the team to a 3-0 victory in Pembroke. The victory was Scotland's first

LUMBERTON — Whether athletically or academically, Chloe Locklear takes what she does seriously.
On the soccer field, she's been a four-year starter and two-year captain for the Pirates, giving the team a strong option in the middle. Off of it, she's worked her way to a 4.72 grade point average that ranks her 14th in her class.
When it came

Locklear moving on to Meredith

LUMBERTON — Whether athletically or academically, Chloe Locklear takes what she does seriously. On the soccer field, she's been a four-year starter and two-year captain for the Pirates, giving the team a strong option in the middle. Off of it, she's worked her way to a 4.72 grade point average that ranks her 14th in her class. When it came

ROCKINGHAM — The Scotland softball team put on an offensive clinic in its 9-1 victory over Lumberton two weeks ago.
In its first game since returning from spring break, Scotland (4-3, 2-2) almost saw that score reciprocated, losing to Richmond Senior on the road 8-1 Tuesday night.
The Raiders (10-2, 4-0) ended a two-game losing skid by taki

Raiders down Lady Scots 8-1

ROCKINGHAM — The Scotland softball team put on an offensive clinic in its 9-1 victory over Lumberton two weeks ago. In its first game since returning from spring break, Scotland (4-3, 2-2) almost saw that score reciprocated, losing to Richmond Senior on the road 8-1 Tuesday night. The Raiders (10-2, 4-0) ended a two-game losing skid by taki

LAURINBURG — In March, St. Andrews University announced they were adding men's volleyball as a varsity sport.
This week, Knights athletic director Glenn Batten named the coach that will lead the new program.
Nick Rawls, a native of Ontario, Canada and 2012 graduate from West Virginia University, was hired Monday as the school's first men's

Rawls to lead men's volleyball

LAURINBURG — In March, St. Andrews University announced they were adding men's volleyball as a varsity sport. This week, Knights athletic director Glenn Batten named the coach that will lead the new program. Nick Rawls, a native of Ontario, Canada and 2012 graduate from West Virginia University, was hired Monday as the school's first men's

LAURINBURG — After an almost two-week hiatus, most Scotland sports teams will return tonight to continue their seasons.
The Scots enjoyed spring break last week, with only the baseball team taking the field for competition.
Scotland participated in the Bulldog Baseball Easter Invitational at Terry Sanford High on April 4, 6, and 7, and went

Scots return from break

LAURINBURG — After an almost two-week hiatus, most Scotland sports teams will return tonight to continue their seasons. The Scots enjoyed spring break last week, with only the baseball team taking the field for competition. Scotland participated in the Bulldog Baseball Easter Invitational at Terry Sanford High on April 4, 6, and 7, and went

LAURINBURG — The St. Andrews University baseball team saw their winning streak snapped at six games over the weekend, as they dropped two of three to Truett-McConnell College.
After winning 4-1 in the first game of a Saturday doubleheader, the Knights were defeated by the Bears 7-4 in the second contest. In the rubber match on Sunday, Truett

Knights' streak snapped

LAURINBURG — The St. Andrews University baseball team saw their winning streak snapped at six games over the weekend, as they dropped two of three to Truett-McConnell College. After winning 4-1 in the first game of a Saturday doubleheader, the Knights were defeated by the Bears 7-4 in the second contest. In the rubber match on Sunday, Truett

LAURINBURG — Winners of five in a row, the St. Andrews University baseball team returns to the diamond this afternoon to take on Truett-McConnell College in an Appalachian Athletic Conference matchup.
The Knights (22-16, 10-5) will take on the Bears (16-19, 6-10) in a three-game series beginning today at 1 p.m. The second game of the doubleh

Knights set to battle Bears

LAURINBURG — Winners of five in a row, the St. Andrews University baseball team returns to the diamond this afternoon to take on Truett-McConnell College in an Appalachian Athletic Conference matchup. The Knights (22-16, 10-5) will take on the Bears (16-19, 6-10) in a three-game series beginning today at 1 p.m. The second game of the doubleh

The college basketball season concluded Monday, to the chagrin of hoops fanatics like myself, after Duke defeated Wisconsin in the National Championship Game held at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana.
But after the celebratory post-game confetti fell from the rafters, reality began to set in for several star players as they fielded questi

Should I stay or should I go? Hoops stars decide

The college basketball season concluded Monday, to the chagrin of hoops fanatics like myself, after Duke defeated Wisconsin in the National Championship Game held at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana. But after the celebratory post-game confetti fell from the rafters, reality began to set in for several star players as they fielded questi

Special to the Laurinburg Exchange
ROCKINGHAM — As if repeating as the Pro Nitrous champion at this week's second annual PDRA “Roar at the Rock” Spring Nationals wasn't tough enough for Pittsboro's Jason Harris, it got a little more so Thursday with confirmation of the entry of two-time and reigning NHRA Pro Modified Champion Ric

NHRA's Smith to race at 'The Rock'

Special to the Laurinburg Exchange ROCKINGHAM — As if repeating as the Pro Nitrous champion at this week's second annual PDRA “Roar at the Rock” Spring Nationals wasn't tough enough for Pittsboro's Jason Harris, it got a little more so Thursday with confirmation of the entry of two-time and reigning NHRA Pro Modified Champion Ric

LAURINBURG — Many of the county's youth football players will sport new helmets when they take the gridiron this fall.
On June 9, Scotland County Parks and Recreation will receive a check from the Scottish Pilot Club at their advisory board meeting to help purchase new helmets for child football leagues to be worn for the upcoming season. Th

Out with the old, in with the new

LAURINBURG — Many of the county's youth football players will sport new helmets when they take the gridiron this fall. On June 9, Scotland County Parks and Recreation will receive a check from the Scottish Pilot Club at their advisory board meeting to help purchase new helmets for child football leagues to be worn for the upcoming season. Th

LAURINBURG — Losers of six straight contests entering a two-game series with Bluefield College, the St. Andrews University softball team got back on the winning track after sweeping the doubleheader in convincing fashion Wednesday afternoon.
The Lady Knights (13-25, 10-6) took the first game 8-1, and outlasted the Rams (3-25, 1-15) in game t

Lady Knights end losing skid

LAURINBURG — Losers of six straight contests entering a two-game series with Bluefield College, the St. Andrews University softball team got back on the winning track after sweeping the doubleheader in convincing fashion Wednesday afternoon. The Lady Knights (13-25, 10-6) took the first game 8-1, and outlasted the Rams (3-25, 1-15) in game t

Scots salvage tourney win

FAYETTEVILLE — The Scotland baseball team entered the Bulldog Baseball Easter Invitational tournament with the expectation of winning the whole thing. Despite a loaded field that featured the likes of South View, Marlboro County, and Terry Sanford, the Scots felt they could compete with the best teams in the tourney. After two disappointing

LAURINBURG — Two St. Andrews University sports programs were without a holiday break, with both the baseball and track and field teams competing.
The Knights baseball squad continued their recent torrid offensive stretch Saturday afternoon, defeating Reinhardt University 10-6 to sweep the weekend series from the Eagles. Reinhardt scored the

Knights extend winning streak to five games

LAURINBURG — Two St. Andrews University sports programs were without a holiday break, with both the baseball and track and field teams competing. The Knights baseball squad continued their recent torrid offensive stretch Saturday afternoon, defeating Reinhardt University 10-6 to sweep the weekend series from the Eagles. Reinhardt scored the

Scots drop two games

FAYETTEVILLE — After recording arguably their biggest win of the season Thursday against Richmond Senior, the Scotland baseball team suffered a series of setbacks this weekend in the Bulldog Baseball Easter Invitational at Terry Sanford High. The Scots opened tournament play on Saturday by dropping their first game to South View, 15-6. The T

LAURINBURG — After scoring 29 combined runs in their last two road wins, the St. Andrews baseball team hoped to bring their hot bats back home in a three-game set against Reinhardt University.
Twenty runs and two more victories later and it's safe to say the Knights accomplished that goal.
St. Andrews University (21-16, 9-5) defeated Reinha

Knights notch fourth straight win

LAURINBURG — After scoring 29 combined runs in their last two road wins, the St. Andrews baseball team hoped to bring their hot bats back home in a three-game set against Reinhardt University. Twenty runs and two more victories later and it's safe to say the Knights accomplished that goal. St. Andrews University (21-16, 9-5) defeated Reinha

LAURINBURG — Not all of the Scotland sports teams will have off for Easter Break.
While the rest of the programs will have the opportunity to recharge their batteries next week during the holiday, the baseball team is set to take part in a holiday tournament beginning today and ending Tuesday.
The tourney, titled the Bulldog Baseball Easter

Easter baseball on tap

LAURINBURG — Not all of the Scotland sports teams will have off for Easter Break. While the rest of the programs will have the opportunity to recharge their batteries next week during the holiday, the baseball team is set to take part in a holiday tournament beginning today and ending Tuesday. The tourney, titled the Bulldog Baseball Easter





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