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McNeill Named Robeson County Player of the Year

Congratulations to Jordan McNeill for being named the Robeson County Player of the Year! McNeill averaged 22.9 points per game, 5.1 assists, and 8.4 rebounds. In November, he became Lumberton High School’s all time career leading scorer. Since then he has reached over 2000 points. McNeill has had an exciting senior year, helping lead his

Edwards Named Robeson County Coach of the Year

Congratulations to Pirate basketball head coach Bryant Edwards for being named Robeson County Coach of the Year! This is Edwards’ first season with the Pirates, and the Pirates first year ever making it to the state championship game. The state championship game has been postponed due to COVID-19. The Pirates were 26-5 overall and 11-3

Thanks Teachers!

Let’s talk about the importance of teachers in the lives of student-athletes. Many student-athletes do not pursue playing sports after high school. Student-athletes need to learn in the classroom in order to be competitive in the workforce. Thanks to the teachers for working so hard to prepare them for college and the workforce. As you

Pirate Basketball Receives Shoutout on ESPN

The Varsity Pirate basketball team received a shoutout on the ESPN Scott Van Pelt’s senior night segment last night. ESPN’s Scott Van Pelt posted the following message on Twitter March 13: So many college and HS athletes saw their seasons, maybe their playing careers, just….end. No send off, no nothing. We want to fix that.

A Message from Football Coach Adam Deese

“To all Lumberton Football players, I know this is a troubling time and there‚Äôs a lot of uncertainty going on. Please be reminded to be the that role model, and do the things necessary to continue to be a great student athlete. Make sure you complete all assignments in the classroom! We have added some

Latest from NCHSAA about State Championship and Spring Sports

We are receiving a lot of questions about spring sports and the state basketball championship game. At this time, all we can do is keep busy and wait. The NCHSAA has not stated that spring sports are over or that the championship game is canceled. This does still give us some hope. While you are

Smith Named Girls Robeson County Most Improved Player of the Year

When you walk into the gym to watch the Lady Pirates, it doesn’t take long for August Smith to catch your attention. You can tell she is serious about the game. Smith’s leadership and hard work on the court this year earned her The Robesonian’s Most Improved Girls Basketball Player of the Year. Congratulations August!

Being Productive While at Home

Pirates, we hope you are doing well. Coaches, teachers, and administration miss you! Not being able to come to school has forced us all to make a new routine, and we want your new routine to be a “productive” and healthy routine. In order to be productive, planning is important. Plan out your week today,

Senior Spotlight…Lennon Hickman

Pirate student-athlete Lennon Hickman is an amazing role model for future Pirates and her peers. Hickman has performed well in athletics while never letting up on the hard work she puts in academically. Hickman is a three sport athlete who plays soccer (captain), volleyball (captain) and was a member of the swim team. She was