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Sunday, June 26, 2016

ECBL: North Lenoir defeats Spring Creek

La GRANGE -- North Lenoir exploded for seven first-inning runs and cruised past Spring Creek, 8-3, in an Eastern Carolina Baseball League contest. Jensen Barwick paced the Gators' offense with two hits and two RBI. Christian Yarborough started on the...

SENIOR LEGION: Post 11 turns back Farmville

FARMVILLE -- Jack Casbarro swatted his first-ever home run on the Senior American Legion baseball scene and Wayne County Post 11 claimed an 11-6 decision over Area I East newcomer Farmville Post 151 on Friday evening. It was Casbarro's fourth...

ALL-AREA BASEBALL: Aycock's Davis named pitcher-of-the-year

By JUSTIN HAYES jhayes@newsargus.com PIKEVILLE -- He grew up along a drag-bunted stretch of Highway 117 north, snug in the powder blue baseball culture his family scratched out of the dirt.   His childhood, like many in Wayne County,...

ALL-AREA BASEBALL: Saints' Jernigan named player-of-the-year

By JUSTIN HAYES jhayes@newsargus.com DUDLEY -- The weight room at Southern Wayne High School is a smallish box of  bricks on the east side of its sprawling, hemispherical campus. Stationed in the foreground of the 700 wing, it houses...

ALL-AREA BASEBALL: Gators' Whitfield selected as coach-of-the-year

By JUSTIN HAYES jhayes@newsargus.com SEVEN SPRINGS -- The concept dates back a century, when ballparks perched tall on the street corners of an expanding America, spilling shadows on passers by and hosting the most colossal figures of our national pastime...

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

ECBL: Spring Creek knocks off Goldsboro

Early and often. That was the blueprint employed by Spring Creek during a systematic, 9-3 victory over Eastern Carolina Baseball League foe Goldsboro at Mina Weil Park on Tuesday evening. From the outset, the Gators proved aggressive -- then opportunistic....

Walnut Creek Ladies Golf news

Nancy Aichele seized low net during weekly play on the Walnut Creek Country Club links. Faye Franklin won low putts. Hiromi Sueki claimedlow gross....

Lane Tree Ladies Golf news

Nan Jarrell and Betty Jean Gurley each won game-of-the-week honors during play from the red and forward tees, respectively, on the Lane Tree Golf Club links. Sue Glover and Linda Watson each took low net. Sherry Minner and Libby Newsome...

ECBL: Gators nip Blue Devils in "The Swamp"

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Spring Creek pushed across three sixth-inning runs and slipped past South Lenoir, 7-6, in an Eastern Carolina Baseball League game contested at "The Swamp." Matt Dupuy paced the Gators' offense with two hits and an RBI. Christian...

ECBL: CBA White eases past South Lenoir

PIKEVILLE -- Davis Carroll, Blake Dilda and Kaleb Moore plated two runs apiece during Charles B. Aycock's grind-it-out, 12-9 win over South Lenoir in an Eastern Carolina Baseball League game Tuesday evening. Carroll, Dilda, Ty Smith and Tyrie Artis each...

LEGION: Pitt completes regular-season sweep of Post 11

rcoggins@newsargus.com MOUNT OLIVE -- It's becoming the same old song and dance -- on a different day -- for Wayne County Post 11 on the baseball diamond. It just can't catch a break. Interference by the infield umpire on two...

ECBL: CBA Blue scores mercy-rule road win

bcoley@newsargus.com C.B. Aycock Blue head coach Allen Thomas knows that he has a talented ballclub. Wayne Country Day would agree wholeheartedly after their Eastern Carolina Baseball League game Tuesday evening. The Golden Falcons cruised to a 15-2 mercy-rule victory over...

ECBL box: Spring Creek @ Goldsboro

Spring Creek 220 302 0 -- 9 10 4 Goldsboro 101 100 0 -- 3 4 3 Leading hitters: Spring Creek -- Christopher Yarborough 2-4, RBI; Levi Miller 2-2, RBI; Robert Rogers 1-2, RBI; Kevin Grady 1-3, RBI; Mathew Dupuy,...

LEGION box: Pitt County @ Wayne County

Tuesday's game (at Scarborough Field, UMO) Pitt County 000 134 020 -- 10 15 2 Wayne County 200 010 010 -- 4 15 4 Leading hitters: Pitt County -- Clay Wilson 4-6; Mason Langston 2-6, 2 RBI; Steven Edmundson 3-5,...

ECBL box: CBA Blue @ WCDS

Tuesday's game Aycock 063 42 -- 15 10 2 WCDS 000 20 -- 2 1 4 Leading hitters: Charles B. Aycock Blue -- Chris Turner 1-1 HR, 3 RBI; Nick Aycock 2-3, RBI; Tyler Daniels 2-4; Cody Whaley 1-4, 2B,...

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Trojans' Brite earns all-state accolades

UMO Media Relations MOUNT OLIVE -- University of Mount Olive senior Dontrell Brite earned first-team accolades on the N.C. Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA) on Monday. Brite, who earned all-state recognition for the third consecutive year, emerged as just one...

ECBL: CBA Blue carves out road win

WILSON -- Blake Gipson sprayed three hits around the Gilbert Ferrell Field diamond as C.B. Aycock Blue dumped Wilson Fike Blue, 11-1, in five innings on Monday afternoon. Gipson scored three runs. Cody Whaley, Jordan Gay (RBI), Chris Turner (double,...

ECBL: Matthews' 2-hit outing powers CBA White

PIKEVILLE -- Clay Matthews batted 2-for-3 and scored three runs as Charles B. Aycock White rolled past Wilson Fike White during an ECBL game contested at Charles Davis Field on Monday. Tyrie Artis, Davis Carroll (three RBI), Kaleb Moore (RBI),...

ECBL: WCDS rolls to mercy-rule win over Wilson Christian

WILSON -- Mitch Turnage turned in a three-hit, five-RBI performance as Wayne Country Day hammered ECBL foe Wilson Christian, 14-4, in mercy-rule fashion on Monday afternoon. Tanner Bradley (RBI) and Amane Godo (two RBI) each registered three hits during the...

ECBL: Goldsboro's Patrick fires 2-hitter against North Duplin

CALYPSO -- Chandler Patrick tossed a complete-game two-hitter during Goldsboro's 6-1 road triumph over North Duplin on the Eastern Carolina Baseball League scene Monday evening. Patrick retired seven ND batters on strikeouts. Brody Morton, Josh Hartsfield and Patrick paced the...

ECBL: Eastern Wayne grounds North Lenoir

bcoley@newsargus.com North Lenoir slowly dug its talons into Eastern Wayne during their Eastern Carolina Baseball League game Monday evening. Until the fourth inning. The Warriors' Jacob Ginn smacked a triple that soared over the head of North Lenoir's right fielder....

ECBL: North Lenoir baseball @ E. Wayne

Monday's game North Lenoir 002 010 0 -- 3 7 4 E. Wayne 001 333 x -- 10 9 2 Leading hitters: North Lenoir -- Noah Herring 2-3, RBI; Quentin Pittman 1-3, 2B, RBI; Brandon Potter 1-1; Dylan Meyer 1-4,...