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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

LAURINBURG — Before Robert Beacham arrived at Scotland High and became an integral part of the Fighting Scots' offensive attack, the now-senior standout was all about football.
Beacham began his football career in sixth grade with Scotland County Parks and Recreation, then joined the Spring Hill squad in eighth grade. The next school year, h

Versatile Beacham wins Scholar-Athlete

LAURINBURG — Before Robert Beacham arrived at Scotland High and became an integral part of the Fighting Scots' offensive attack, the now-senior standout was all about football. Beacham began his football career in sixth grade with Scotland County Parks and Recreation, then joined the Spring Hill squad in eighth grade. The next school year, h

LAURINBURG — And then there were two.
At the start of the week, three Southeastern Conference teams — Lumberton, Richmond Senior and Scotland — were tied atop the standings. The Pirates pulled ahead Thursday night with a 1-0 win over the Raiders, but the Scots answered with their second win over Hoke in less than a week Friday ni

Scots score 6th SEC win

LAURINBURG — And then there were two. At the start of the week, three Southeastern Conference teams — Lumberton, Richmond Senior and Scotland — were tied atop the standings. The Pirates pulled ahead Thursday night with a 1-0 win over the Raiders, but the Scots answered with their second win over Hoke in less than a week Friday ni

LAURINBURG — The beginning of the week brought little change in the Southeastern Conference baseball and softball standings, but Thursday's and tonight's games could go a long way in determining the eventual conference champions.
All six SEC baseball programs were in action Tuesday, and the top three teams in the standings — Lumberton,

SEC race taking shape

LAURINBURG — The beginning of the week brought little change in the Southeastern Conference baseball and softball standings, but Thursday's and tonight's games could go a long way in determining the eventual conference champions. All six SEC baseball programs were in action Tuesday, and the top three teams in the standings — Lumberton,

PEMBROKE — Paced by strong finishes in the jump and relay competitions, the Scotland boys track team took second place at the Southeastern Conference meet hosted at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke on Tuesday and Wednesday.
The Scots scored first-place finishes in the boys triple jump, the 100-meter dash and the 4x100-meter relay

Scots take 2nd at SEC meet

PEMBROKE — Paced by strong finishes in the jump and relay competitions, the Scotland boys track team took second place at the Southeastern Conference meet hosted at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke on Tuesday and Wednesday. The Scots scored first-place finishes in the boys triple jump, the 100-meter dash and the 4x100-meter relay

LAURINBURG — Before Robert Beacham arrived at Scotland High and became an integral part of the Fighting Scots' offensive attack, the now-senior standout flung the pigskin around the field as the signal-caller for Spring Hill Middle School.
Beacham began his football career in sixth and seventh grade with Scotland County Parks and Recreation,

Beacham selected as April's Scholar-Athlete

LAURINBURG — Before Robert Beacham arrived at Scotland High and became an integral part of the Fighting Scots' offensive attack, the now-senior standout flung the pigskin around the field as the signal-caller for Spring Hill Middle School. Beacham began his football career in sixth and seventh grade with Scotland County Parks and Recreation,

LAURINBURG — When Scotland and Hoke meet on the pitch, it's bound to be a close, hard-fought contest.
That was the case again Wednesday night, as the Lady Scots held off the Bucks in the second half to secure a 2-1 home victory. The win was Scotland's second victory against Hoke in five days — the Lady Scots bested the Bucks 3-2 in ove

Scotland holds off Hoke

LAURINBURG — When Scotland and Hoke meet on the pitch, it's bound to be a close, hard-fought contest. That was the case again Wednesday night, as the Lady Scots held off the Bucks in the second half to secure a 2-1 home victory. The win was Scotland's second victory against Hoke in five days — the Lady Scots bested the Bucks 3-2 in ove

LAURINBURG — Three teams entered Tuesday night's action tied for first in the Southeastern Conference standings. Three victories later, and Scotland, Lumberton and Richmond all remained at the top of the heap.
The Scots (8-5, 5-2) did their part, avenging an early-season road loss to Pinecrest (8-8, 3-4) to pound the Patriots 11-2 at home. T

Scots pummel Patriots

LAURINBURG — Three teams entered Tuesday night's action tied for first in the Southeastern Conference standings. Three victories later, and Scotland, Lumberton and Richmond all remained at the top of the heap. The Scots (8-5, 5-2) did their part, avenging an early-season road loss to Pinecrest (8-8, 3-4) to pound the Patriots 11-2 at home. T

LAURINBURG — “The fame, all of that, the fun and I have so many memories. It's going to be crazy to just leave.”
Senior Destiny Campbell has reluctantly accepted the reality that her playing days as a member of the Scotland girls basketball team is over. Next winter, instead of donning the red and blue uniform for the Lady Scots,

Campbell commits to Cape Fear

LAURINBURG — “The fame, all of that, the fun and I have so many memories. It's going to be crazy to just leave.” Senior Destiny Campbell has reluctantly accepted the reality that her playing days as a member of the Scotland girls basketball team is over. Next winter, instead of donning the red and blue uniform for the Lady Scots,

SEC chase hits home stretch

LAURINBURG — The Southeastern Conference baseball championship race remains nip and tuck atop the standings, but the SEC softball picture is becoming clearer as the stretch run of the conference slate approaches. After Friday night's baseball action, three teams are tied for first — Lumberton, Scotland and Richmond Senior. The Pirates,

LAURINBURG — Winners of consecutive games, the Scotland girls soccer team entered Monday night's contest against Pinecrest with confidence and enthusiasm.
Five minutes into their match against the Patriots and that was swiftly taken away, as Pinecrest (10-1-1, 6-0) jumped out to a 1-0 advantage shortly after the opening whistle and rolled to

Patriots snap Lady Scots' streak

LAURINBURG — Winners of consecutive games, the Scotland girls soccer team entered Monday night's contest against Pinecrest with confidence and enthusiasm. Five minutes into their match against the Patriots and that was swiftly taken away, as Pinecrest (10-1-1, 6-0) jumped out to a 1-0 advantage shortly after the opening whistle and rolled to

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

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

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

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





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