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Sunday, May 20, 2018

PREP BASEBALL: Rain keeps teams in the dugout

By RUDY COGGINS rcoggins@newsargus.com Gray skies are gonna clear up. When, exactly? Wayne Country Day head baseball coach Michael Taylor has asked himself that question for the past two days. Today doesn't look good, either. Weather forecasts predict widespread rain...

PREP TENNIS: Chargers take Eagles to the wire in 1-A dual-team final

By RUDY COGGINS rcoggins@newsargus.com GREENVILLE -- An underdog with no seniors on its roster, Wayne Country Day nearly pulled off the impossible Saturday afternoon. Oakwood clawed its way back. The Eagles earned the final three singles points and repeated as...

Friday, May 18, 2018

New coach, new home for WC Post 11

Wayne County Post 11 launches its 2018 campaign with a new skipper and a new home this summer.Adam Pate, a former player, makes his debut as head coach against Morehead City on Saturday morning. First pitch is 11 a.m. at...

County schools well represented at states

GREENSBORO -- Their paths took them in different directions throughout the regular season and regional competition.They all had the same destination -- Irwin Belk Track on the campus of N.C. A&T State University.Runners and jumpers from four county schools begin...

Kerr-Vance remaining obstacle in Chargers' path

WILSON -- Wayne Country Day's senior class has been close before, only to see the door get shut too soon.They're ready to knock it down this time.Turned back in the final four each of the past two seasons, the Chargers...

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Errors plague C.B. Aycock

PIKEVILLE -- The error bug bit again.This time it left a stinging mark.D.H. Conley benefited from six errors and handed Charles B. Aycock a season-ending, 9-7 loss in the N.C. High School Athletic Association Class 3-A softball playoffs Tuesday evening.The...

Local digest

WILLIAMSTON -- Riverside put pressure on Rosewood's defense in the bottom of the ninth inning and extended its postseason run Tuesday evening.The Knights capitalized in the "small ball" game and squeezed out a 3-2 victory in round three of the...

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Local Digest

Princeton eliminatedSMITHFIELD -- Emma Marques tallied Princeton's lone goal in a season-ending, 3-1 loss to Neuse Charter during the N.C. High School Athletic Association 1-A playoffs Monday evening.Emily Rubis filed 11 saves for the Dogs.Princeton ended the year 14-6-0 overall.•Lane...

Chargers are headed back to the "Ship"

Wayne Country Day is going to the "Ship."A freshman's big swing helped make it happen Tuesday afternoon.Carnes Edmondson mashed a pinch-hit, go-ahead home run in the bottom of the fifth inning and propelled the Chargers to a come-from-behind 12-3 triumph...

Three Trojans cultivate strong relationship on women's soccer field

MOUNT OLIVE -- University of Mount Olive's Kristin Power, Bene Abbate and Hannah Kirk joined 60 UMO student-athletes who walked across the stage inside Kornegay Arena at graduation on Saturday. The three ladies spent their four years at UMO as...