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Tuesday, July 17, 2018

SOCCER: WCUSC players compete in 3v3 tournament

Wayne County United Soccer Club participated in the 3v3 Live tournament hosted by N.C. State this past Saturday.The "Ankle Breakerz" -- Connor Piwowarski, Ethan Carlyle, Peyton Blalock and Reece Gery -- finished runners-up in the 12U Division.Bryan Gery coached the...

DRAG RACING: Greenville's Brinkley prevails in finals

Greenville's Steve Brinkley won the latest Mod ET race contested at Nahunta Dragway on a perfect Saturday evening. Brinkley drove his Chevy S-10 past Goldsboro's Corey Lucas, who drove Jamie Lucas' Nova, in the finals. Goldsboro's Dylan James Greene reached...

GOLF: Lane Tree LGA news

Sue Glover emerged as the game-of-the-week winner from the red tees during play contested on the Lane Tree Golf Club links. Jeanette Sasser secured low net. Mary Ann Sutton topped the field while playing from the forward tees. Linda Watson...

GOLF: Oakley posts third hole-in-one of career

Chuck Oakley recorded his third career hole-in-one on No. 12 at Goldsboro Municipal Golf Course. Oakley used an 8-iron to accomplish the feat. Playing with Oakley were Jim Clough, Chris Morrissey and Ken Jefferson. GMGC maintenance personnel Braxton and Mario...

LEGION BASEBALL: Wilson eliminates Post 11 in Area I East semifinals

By RUDY COGGINS rcoggins@newsargus.com Wayne County Post 11 can't seem to solve the enigma that is Wilson Post 13. At least since 2015. During that four-year span, Post 13 has ousted Post 11 from the Area I East Division semifinals...

LOCAL NOTIONS: Hook City visit stirs memories

The short trip down Nahunta Road provided plenty of time for me to revisit one childhood memory that played out one Labor Day during my youth. It was my last day of freedom since school started the next day. Before...

Friday, July 13, 2018

LEGION BASEBALL: Post 11 rallies in 8th, avoids elimination

By RUDY COGGINS rcoggins@newsargus.com WILSON -- Long-time foes Wayne County Post 11 and Wilson Post 13 will pen another chapter in their tension-filled rivalry tonight. And it ought to be a good one. Thursday night certainly was -- an eight-inning...

LEGION BASEBALL: Post 13-Post 11 box

Thursday's game WC Post 11    200    010    02--    5    12    2 Wilson    010    000    20--    3    7    3 Leading hitters: Wayne County Post 11 -- Jack Casbarro 1-3; Blake Gipson 2-5, 2B; Case Kermode 2-4, 2B, RBI; Christian Yarbrough 1-3,...

LEGION BASEBALL: Area I East standings

Area I East Division Standings (Through July 12)     W-L    Pct.    W-L    Pct. y-WC Post 11    11-1    .917    23-4    .852 z-Pitt County    8-4    .750    20-7    .741 z-Kinston    7-5    .583    9-8    .529 z-Wilson    5-7    .417    8-9    .471 Edenton    5-7    .417    5-7  ...

What's Happening

Little Falcons Football July 17, 24 and 31 -- Registration for Charles B. Aycock Little Falcon football runs each day from 6-8 p.m. at the CBA practice field. The registration fee is $75. Age groups are 8-Under, 10-U and 12-U....

Thursday, July 12, 2018

LEGION BASEBALL: Post 11 faces elimination from Area I East playoffs

By AVIEL SMOLKA asmolka@newsargus.com For the first time all season, Wayne County Post 11 has lost back-to-back games. Now it faces elimination from the Area I East Division playoffs. Wilson Post 13 held on for a 6-5 win in Game...

PREP FOOTBALL: Four county teams scrimmage in 7-on-7 action

By RUDY COGGINS rcoggins@newsargus.com Desmond Vaughn watched a catchable ball drop to the turf. Then another. And a third. "That's all right, not a bad ball," Eastern Wayne head coach Tavares Oates said. "It's only your third play dude." Vaughn...

LEGION BASEBALL: Area I East standings

Area I East Division Standings (Through July 11)     W-L    Pct.    W-L    Pct. y-WC Post 11    11-1    .917    22-4    .846 z-Pitt County    8-4    .750    20-7    .741 z-Kinston    7-5    .583    9-8    .529 z-Wilson    5-7    .417    8-8    .500 Edenton    5-7    .417    5-7  ...

LEGION BASEBALL: Post 13-Post 11 box

Wednesday's game Wilson    000    230    1    --    6    9    0 WC Post 11    010    000    4    --    5    6    1 Leading hitters: Wayne County Post 11 -- Chance Howard 1-4; Blake Gipson 2-4, 2B, RBI; Case Kermode 2-4, 2B, RBI;...

What's Happening

Wee Warriors Football Today -- Final registration is from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Second- and third-day registration is from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Players ages 5-to-12 interested in playing may register at Dick's Sporting Goods on those dates. The fee is $90 and...