Trinity athletics

PAC boys: Tigers take tournament title

PAC boys: Tigers take tournament title

Tyshaun Goldston had a big role in Randleman's PAC Tournament games. (Randolph Record file photo) RANDLEMAN – Randleman kept getting better in the Piedmont Athletic Conference Tournament championship game for boys’ basketball. That’s much how the season has gone as a whole for the Tigers. Tyshaun Goldston poured in 34 points and top-seeded Randleman defeated second-seeded Trinity 69-47 in Friday night’s title game. Jirah Price had 12 points and Chase Farlow notched nine points to help the Tigers (20-5) avenge a loss from their regular-season finale. Randleman led 23-19 at halftime, then produced 23 points in each of the final…
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Trinity wrestlers cap unbeaten run with Class 2-A crown

Trinity wrestlers cap unbeaten run with Class 2-A crown

Trinity's wrestling team poses for a photo after winning the Class 2-A dual team final. (Randolph Record) Bulldogs blow past Seaforth for first dual team championship GREENSBORO – Once Trinity got rolling, there was no stopping the Bulldogs in the Class 2-A dual team state finals. Trinity racked up victories in seven consecutive bouts and came away with a 36-31 triumph against Seaforth on Saturday afternoon at the fieldhouse on the Greensboro Coliseum Complex grounds. Lawson Coltrane clinched the victory and undefeated season for the Bulldogs with a second-period pin in the 170-pound match. “The whole team did it,” Coltrane…
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Prep Roundup: Asheboro boys, Cougars girls win twice; Trinity wrestlers nab big wins

Prep Roundup: Asheboro boys, Cougars girls win twice; Trinity wrestlers nab big wins

Here's a look at some of last week's area high school sports highlights: The Asheboro boys’ basketball team avenged a loss to Randleman by securing a 58-36 home victory with Jerquarius Stanback posting 18 points. Stanback had 18 again when the Blue Comets defeated visiting Uwharrie Charter Academy 70-33 later in the week. ** Dominic Payne’s 32 points boosted Trinity past East Davidson 73-56. Payne’s 34 points vs. visiting Oak Grove weren’t enough in a 76-67 loss. ** Parker Kines had 22 points in Wheatmore’s 53-50 loss at Ledford. He posted 13 points in a 58-37 setback to North Davidson.…
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Trinity’s first Hall of Fame class includes title-winning coaches

Trinity’s first Hall of Fame class includes title-winning coaches

Boys’ basketball coach Tim Kelly of Trinity was picked for the first class in the school’s Athletics Hall of Fame. (Randolph Record file photo) TRINITY – Four coaches and three championship teams are among those selected for the first class of the Trinity Athletics Hall of Fame. Two of the coaches are currently in their positions with the Bulldogs. Michael D. Sink, who coaches the boys’ and girls’ soccer teams, the girls’ basketball team and also has been an assistant with boys’ basketball, and boys’ basketball coach Tim Kelly, who had the school’s gym named in his honor last January,…
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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Sarabeth Johnson

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Sarabeth Johnson

Trinity, volleyball Johnson has been a steady contributor for the Bulldogs during her senior season. Trinity carried a six-match winning streak into action this week. In last week’s five-set conquering of Eastern Randolph, Johnson provided 18 digs, 17 kills and four aces. Johnson, a captain who’s listed as an outside hitter and a setter, rates in the top two on the team in kills, digs and service aces. She received all-PAC recognition in the spring as a jumper for Trinity’s track and field team.
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Trinity’s football team adjusts with Payne taking new role

Trinity’s football team adjusts with Payne taking new role

Dominic Payne continues to play a key role for Trinity's football team. (Bob Sutton/Randolph Record)   TRINITY – When Bear Bradley became Trinity’s football coach in the spring, he had lots of area to address. At or near the top the list was meeting with Dominic Payne. “He was one of the first student-athletes I wanted to talk to,” Bradley said. “I said to him, ‘Where do you see yourself best?’ ” Payne had been the Bulldogs’ quarterback the past two seasons, earning All-Piedmont Athletic Conference honors as a sophomore. Now he’s two games into his senior season and playing…
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Prep Roundup: Asheboro clicks as soccer season begins; Wheatmore’s Hazelwood wins race

Prep Roundup: Asheboro clicks as soccer season begins; Wheatmore’s Hazelwood wins race

Eastern Randolph teammates Cora Sparrow, left, and Logann Beaver make a play at the net against Western Alamance. Teammate Kenly Whitaker, far left, looks on. (Scott Pelkey/Randolph Record) Several volleyball teams rack up multiple wins Strong starts to the season came in various forms for Randolph County teams as the fall competitions began last week. Here’s a glance at some of the highlights: Boys’ soccer Asheboro, coming off the best season in program history, won its opener in the new season by a 5-1 count against Newton Foard. The Blue Comets had five different goal scorers – Daniel Guttierez, Henry Martinez…
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Check on college-bound athletes from area schools

Check on college-bound athletes from area schools

Jake Little of Trinity made a big impact in baseball for the Bulldogs and he’ll continue playing in 2024. (File photo) Here’s a check on some of Randolph County’s top athletes from the Class of 2023 with their college intentions: ** Asheboro’s Nicolas Chavez signed to go to UNC Asheville for men’s track and field. He was a hurdler and pole vaulter for the Blue Comets. ** Katelyn Thomas of Asheboro is headed to Anderson (S.C.) University to play women’s tennis. She has been on the Mid-Piedmont Conference all-conference team the past two years. ** Diego Gutierrez of Asheboro is…
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Piedmont Athletic Conference all-conference spring lists

Piedmont Athletic Conference all-conference spring lists

Hunter Atkins of Randleman takes a swing during a Piedmont Athletic Conference Tournament game against Trinity. (PJ Ward-Brown/Randolph Record) Here’s a list of the Piedmont Athletic Conference’s major award winners and all-conference selections for spring sports: Baseball Player of the Year: Hunter Atkins (Randleman) Co-Pitchers of the Year: Austin Lemons (Randleman), Cade Hill (Trinity) Coach of the Year: Ryan Spencer (Trinity) All-conference Randleman: Hunter Atkins, Austin Lemons, Shawn Miller, Seth Way. Trinity: Jaxson Coble, Cade Hill, Jake Little, Landon Mowery. Southwestern Randolph: Easton Clapp, Adam Cole, Tyler Parks. Wheatmore: Payton Mooney, Mason Rich. Providence Grove: Joe Coltrane, Logan Fox, Andrew Thomas. Eastern Randolph: Samuel Asbill,…
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Trinity forms Athletics Hall of Fame

Trinity forms Athletics Hall of Fame

TRINITY – Details are coming together for the first Trinity High School Athletics Hall of Fame, with the first induction class likely coming later this year. “Trinity has an extremely rich heritage,” athletics director Robert Mitchell said. “We’ve got years and years of great athletes and championships. We’ve got decades and decades of special accomplishments.” Mitchell said the goal is to recognize achievements of coaches, student-athletes and contributors. The school has been around in some form for more than 125 years. “We have a wide variety (of potential Hall of Famers) from different generations,” Michell said. “It won’t be a…
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