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Saturday, October 21, 2017

Lady Trojans open NCHSAA Volleyball play at S.Central

Garner Trojans volleyball opens NCHSAA play Saturday at S.Central 11AM. Coach Boyette's Lady Trojans qualify for the eighth time in nine seasons

Friday, October 20, 2017

Garner upsets #13 Fuquay to improve to 3-0 in SWAC

Garner wins 26-10 at #13 Fuquay for their 3rd conference win and remain unbeaten in SWAC at 3-0. Nolan McLean 18-yard TD strike to Spencer Stephenson puts Garner up early playing unranked for the fifth consecutive week, a first since 1984. After the Bengals answer and tack on FG, the Trojans trail 10-6 at halftime. An excellent Trojan defensive performance led by Keaton Cooley, shuts out the Bengals in the second half. Jaydin Dixon 4-yard TD run caps their opening drive after the break for 13-10 lead they would not relinquish. Cooley & NaDarius Thompson stop on 4th&1 on Fuquay ensuing drive gives Garner back the ball & Daiveon Carrington scores 5-yard TD run for 20-10 margin. Cooley blocks Bengal FG try with 6:25 left to keep the lead ten & Dixon 6-yard TD run at 3:34 left completes the scoring. Dixon rushes for 189 yards and two scores on the night to lead Garner rushing attack. Cooley stellar defensive night includes 7 tackles, 2 sacks, 4TFLs, blocked kick and 2 QB hurries. The Trojans host Apex next Friday night as conference play continues.
 Trojan Sports Network archive broadcast

PASSING: Nolan McLean 8-10-140 yards, TD
RUSHING: Jaydin Dixon 17-189 yards, 2TD; Daiveon Carrington 6-52, TD;
RECEIVING: Justin Lewis 4-83 yards, Spencer Stephenson 1-18, TD;
DEFENSIVE: Keaton Cooley 7 tackles, 2 sacks, 4TFLs, blocked kick and 2 QB hurries.
Trojan 26-10 win replay on HSOT

Thursday, October 19, 2017

JV Trojans fall to Fuquay 33-32

DJ Alston rushes for 181 yards and 2TDs and scores on blocked punt for Garner JV in 33-32 loss to Fuquay in SWAC action. The JV Bengals drive for the winning TD with 1:03 to go for the win in the matchup of conference unbeatens. Alston blocks Fuquay punt and recovers in the end zone with 6:31 left to give the Trojans 32-27 lead. He scored on 64- and 46-yard runs as well. Daveon Dunn hooked up with Tom Horton for 52 yards and 21 yards touchdowns. The JV Trojans (7-1) 10-game win streak ends but they remain in the SWAC hunt at 2-1 host Apex next Thursday


Winter sports information

The Winter Sports crank up October 30th; 1st Day Try-outs. Information meetings include Gymnastics on October 17th, Wrestling on October 18th, and Swimming on October 19th. For information on workouts, try-outs, etc. please contact your coach:
  • Boy's Basketball: Eddie Gray and Kenton Bloms
  • Girl's Basketball: Hardrick Mays and William Stigler
  • Wrestling: Greg Milhouse
  • Cheerleading: Brittany Murphy and Ashley Duke Koito
  • Swimming: Tad Berube
  • Gymnastics: Jessica Wilson - Artistic Gym

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Seniors claim Powder Puff win

The Class of 2018 takes the Powder Puff title, defeating the Juniors in the finals. The event was delayed twice due to weather issues during Homecoming 2017. The Sophomores down the Freshmen in the 3rd place matchup.

Monday, October 16, 2017

Ward advances to NCHSSA State Championship Golf

Garner Trojans senior Kayla Ward shot 74 for second at NCHSAA Eastern Regional Golf at The Emerald Golf Course in New Bern. The SWAC Champion advances to the NCHSAA State Championship next Monday/Tuesday at Pinehurst #1

Cross Country at SWAC Championships
Jacobi Asor-Sallaah leads Garner cross-country at the SWAC Championship with 17:25.54 in the 5K. Ashton Olmstead records 19:30.99, & George Ellis 19:46.24. Sierra Moore leads the Lady Trojans with 22:37.30 & Abby Durbal records 22:56.12.

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Trojan Club website offline

Apologies our previous WordPress website is experiencing issues we were not been able to get adequate support so it is most likely we will be moving to a new platform soon. The new site will still be located at so your bookmark will automatically take you to the correct site when operational. Some data for teams, results are not available here YET but will continue to add data in the meantime. Thanks for your patience!

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Friday, October 13, 2017

McLean record night leads Trojans to Homecoming win

Nolan McLean throws for school record 342 yards and 5 TDs to lead Garner to 42-6 win over Holly Springs on Homecoming 2017. Justin Lewis 36-yard TD catch from McLean at 9:58 of 1st. Eli Bondurant PAT for 7-0 lead. Daiveon Carrington 17-yard TD run and 27-yard TD catch from McLean 3 minutes later for 21-0 lead in the opening quarter. After Malik Stephens fumble recovery (part of his 3 takeaways tonight) Ralph Vieux hauls in 39-yard TD and Jon-Anthony Johnson 29-yard TD catch gives the good guys 35-0 halftime lead. McLean second TD to Vieux at 9:43 left completes the scoring in Garner's 37th consecutive Homecoming win. NaDarius Thompson leads the Trojan defense that forced 9 consecutive incompletions at one point with his 4 hurries. Garner records sub-.500 passing by their opposing QB for the 4th straight game & allowing 100 yards only on the last Hawks drive against backups. The Trojans improve to 2-0 in the SWAC headed to Fuquay next Friday night,

McLean 342 yards breaks the Garner single game passing record set by Brighton Hudson (326 vs Broughton 9/6/13) & ties B.G. Howell 5 passing TDs in a game (vs Riverside 9/5/2008). His first half total of 308 also breaks Howell record of 291 yards.
Trojan Sports Network archive broadcast

Holly Springs 0 0 0 6
GARNER 21 14 0 7
Rushing-Yards 29-212 23-104
Passing-Yards-TD 18-21-342-5 8-22-92-0
RUSHING: Daiveon Carrington 5-56, TD; Josh Clemons-Wilson 10-64; Maki Reed-Jones 5-40; Prestige Bellamy 4-24; Donovan Evans 2-13; Marcus Davis 1-14; Nolan McLean 1-1 yards
PASSING: Nolan McLean 18-21-342 yards, 5TDs
RECEIVING: Ralph Vieux 5-101 yards, 2TDs; Justin Lewis 5-129 yards, TD; Carrington 2-35 yards; Jon-Anthony Johnson 1-29, TD; Donovan Evans 3-47 yards
DEFENSE: Malik Stephens 2INT, fumble recovery; NaDarius Thompson 7 tackles, 4QBH; Carrington 6 tackles, sack;