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Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Local golf

Golf Lane Tree LGA * Mary Ann Sutton and Libby Newsome each claimed game-of-the-week honors during play on the Lane Tree Golf Club links. Sutton won from the red tees, while Newsome prevailed from the forward tees. Red tee winners...

Monday, August 3, 2015

United through baseball: Wayne Christian makes return trip to Dominican Republic

By CAM ELLIS cellis@newsargus.com Baseball is a universal language. Curt Hinton wouldn't disagree. He saw that first-hand, along with a group of nine current and former Wayne Christian athletes who accompanied him on a mission trip -- sponsored by Stoney...

Putting in the work: Part 2 -- Fog doesn't deter Warriors on opening day

By CAM ELLIS cellis@newsargus.com It looked more like a movie scene. Rays of sunlight fought to poke through the thick fog and shrill whistles filled the air at Eastern Wayne's practice field Saturday morning. Players stepped on dew-covered and freshly-cut...

Putting in the work: Part 1 -- Aycock, Rosewood, Goldsboro SC off to good start

By RUDY COGGINS rcoggins@newsargus.com Steve Brooks looked at his watch. "One minute," he shouted. The seconds slowly ticked away. Brooks took another glance and started a countdown as if it was New Year's Eve. "10, 9, 8, 7 ..." The...

2015 Wayne County Junior Amateur

The four-week Wayne County Junior Tour concluded play last Thursday. Participants were Joey Democko (12-14 boys' winner), Chandler Joyner (11-year-old co-ed winner), Kelly Lewis (14-older girls' runner-up), Lindsey Burton (14-older girls' winner), Dylan Champion (15-older boys' runner-up) and Blake...

Friday, July 31, 2015

Dively earns clay court title

Goldsboro's Sam Dively claimed the N.C. Clay Court Championship (14s Division) contested at the Olde Providence Racquet Club in Charlotte. Dively is coached Kabiru Ibrahim and by Danny Phillips. Dively is a student at Wayne Country Da...

ECU sets up "Community Corner" for home games

ECU Media Relations GREENVILLE -- With a fan base second to none, the East Carolina University Department of Athletics has developed an initiative -- with the citizens of Greenville and Pitt County in mind -- as a way to give back...

It's near kickoff time: County teams start football season Saturday

In less than 24 hours, the 2015 high school football season officially kicks off in Wayne County and statewide. Three teams -- Charles B. Aycock, Rosewood and North Duplin -- have scheduled first-ever midnight madness practices. The Golden Falcons will...

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Summers takes over soccer program at Eastern Wayne

rcoggins@newsargus.com Scott Summers is coming home. And the "black cleat rule" is gone. After spending the last three-plus seasons at perennial 3-A powerhouse Wilson Hunt and logging 100-plus career wins, Summers is returning to where he learned the game --...

Walnut Creek Ladies golf news

Hiromi Sueki emerged as the low gross winner during weekly tournament play contested at Walnut Creek Country Club. Linda Cannon won low net. Evelyn Rose claimed low putts....

Lane Tree Ladies golf news

Nan Jarrell secured game-of-the-week and low gross honors while playing from the red tees on the Lane Tree Golf Club links. Linda Watson captured the same accolades from the forward tees. Low net winners were Eileen Henderson (red tees)...

Wayne County Men's Amateur: Father-son duo came close to historical finish

cellis@newsargus.com There was a moment during this year's Wayne County Men's Amateur championship when it looked like something special could happen. Heading into Sunday's final round at Goldsboro Municipal Golf Course, atop the leaderboard in both the Open and Senior...