Volleyball wins fifth straight match
WHITEVILLE — The Scotland High School volleyball team won its fifth straight match Thursday in Whiteville, winning in three games.
Scotland swept Whiteville to improve to 5-1 by winning 25-20, 25-12 and 25-19. Madaline Milholland led the Scots in kills with 17. Katelyn Hunt also played a large role from the service line, where she collected 12 aces on her 26 serve attempts. That was a season high for Hunt.
Avery Callahan had seven aces and 23 assists during the match and Jessie Kee had seven kills. Scotland’s next match will be at Cape Fear on Sept. 4.
Scotland County tennis lessons begin soon
LAURINBURG — The Scotland County Tennis Center and Scotland County Parks and Recreation will be conducting fall youth tennis lessons for grades K-8. Lessons will run during the months of September, October and November. Lessons will begin Monday, Sept. 9 and will be held each Monday and Wednesday.
Grades K-2 will meet from 4:30-5:15 p.m. The cost is $50 a month for two days per week, or $40 for one day per week. Third grade and up will meet from 5-6 p.m and the cost is $60 a month for two days per week or $50 for one day per week.
All lessons will be held at the tennis center on Atkinson Street by Leigh Carter, Jeanne Roller and Pam Naves. You can sign up by calling the tennis center at 910-277-2592 or just show up on the first day of lessons.
Hairston’s reckless driving case continued
SALISBURY, N.C. (AP) — The court appearance for suspended North Carolina leading scorer P.J. Hairston on charges of speeding and reckless driving has been continued until next week.
Hairston’s case was scheduled for Friday morning in Salisbury, where Hairston was cited for driving 93 mph in a 65 mph zone last month. Christie Olberman, a deputy clerk for Rowan County District Court, said the case is continued until Tuesday morning.
Attorney T. Gregory Jones declined to comment by email on his client’s case Friday afternoon.
UNC suspended Hairston indefinitely on July 28, hours after he was stopped on southbound Interstate 85. That marked the third off-court misstep this offseason for the junior, who was cited twice in the span of a month by authorities while driving a rental vehicle linked to a felon.