Farewell to sports writing legend Howard Ward

By Earl Vaughan Jr. A great man who changed my life forever and is responsible for my entire career in journalism passed away Thursday.Howard Ward, who served as sports editor […]

Introducing: CityView’s All-Cumberland County Football Team

By Earl Vaughan Jr. Here is the inaugural CityView All-Cumberland County football team. Nominations were submitted by the Cumberland County senior high school football coaches and they voted on the […]

Girls wrestling grows in popularity

By Earl Vaughan Jr. If you have any doubts that the sport of female wrestling is growing at the high school level, just drop by practice at Jack Britt High […]

Controversial athletics bill becomes law

By Earl Vaughan Jr. After numerous public debates over the last several months, the controversial HB91 bill dealing with the oversight of high school athletics in North Carolina became law […]

It’s time for basketball to tip off

By Earl Vaughan Jr. Although Cumberland County has teams still competing in the N.C. High School Athletic Association football playoffs, it’s already time for the 2021-22 basketball season to begin.Basketball […]

Longtime Pals Power Undefeated Westover

By Earl Vaughan Jr. At 5-0, Westover is the lone undefeated team in the All American Athletic Conference, and the combination of quarterback Joshua Jones and receiver Jamari Stallion has […]

The Magic of Running Leads South View Grad To Boston Marathon

By Earl Vaughan Jr. Michelle Clark’s love affair with running started almost 40 years ago when she took part in her first Presidential Physical Fitness Test at C. Wayne Collier […]

Earl’s Pearls: Buddy Football Inspires

By Earl Vaughan Jr. Football players sometimes cultivate the reputation of being tough, macho men who handle anything the world dishes out and don’t waste a lot of time worrying […]

Cape Fear Girls Earn Impressive Tennis Victory

By Earl Vaughan Jr. If there’s such a thing as the tennis match of the century, Monday’s battle between the girls of Cape Fear and Terry Sanford high schools at […]

Safety of players should be top priority

I understand the push to try to get as many high school football games played as possible, especially as we continue to fight through the COVID-19 pandemic. Numerous games have […]