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Thursday, March 31, 2005

A whirlwind year: Thomas inducted into NCADA Hall of Fame

Dave Thomas has dedicated over 40 years of his life to the education and athletic endeavors of young people. But the past 365 days have been a whirlwind even by his standards. Thomas was enshrined in the N.C. Athletic Directors...

MOC splits non-conference baseball doubleheader

MOUNT OLIVE -- Anthony Williams drove in two runs and Bryan Corbett combined with two relievers on a two-hitter to lead Mount Olive to a 3-2 victory over Wingate in Game 2 of a non-conference baseball doubleheader Wednesday at Scarborough...

Mazey wins No. 100 at East Carolina

GREENVILLE --Despite falling behind 4-0 in the second inning, ECU came back to defeat Campbell Wednesday night 6-5 at Clark-LeClair Stadium in non-conference action. Head coach Randy Mazey picked up his 100th win at ECU in the one-run victory over...

Saints bounce back at Beach Diamond tourney

SHALLOTTE -- Southern Wayne's Logan Porter delivered the game-clinching hit, scoring Brady Wiggins in the bottom of the sixth in the Saints' 11-1 win over Wallace-Rose Hill Wednesday in their third and final game at the Beach Diamond Invitational at...

Wednesday, March 30, 2005

Warriors find late-inning heartbreak in Greenville

GREENVILLE -- Eastern Wayne and Carrick (Pa.) High may or may not ever meet again on a baseball diamond. Their first meeting on Tuesday afternoon -- at the Jimmie R. Grimsley Hot Stove Baseball Tournament -- proved to be a...

MOC swept in non-conference softball

MOUNT OLIVE -- Kristi Edmunds' two-run homer in the second inning broke a scoreless tie as nationally 21st-ranked LeMoyne (N.Y.) defeated Mount Olive 4-0 in Game 1 of a non-conference softball doubleheader Tuesday at Nancy Chapman Cassell Field. Mount Olive...

Tuesday, March 29, 2005

Langston pitches Saints past defending state champs

SHALOTTE -- Southern Wayne's Ashton Langston yielded just three hits in seven innings of work as the Saints defeated home-standing West Brunswick 5-2 Monday evening in the Beach Diamond Invitational. Southern Wayne improved to 4-3 overall as it defeated the...

Clark outlasts local racers at Southern National

KENLY -- Once in a while, a walk on the wild side isn't such a bad idea. At least not for David Clark. The Lucama resident decided to utilize a few unorthodox methods in tinkering with his racer in preparations...

Monday, March 28, 2005

Goldsboro Sting U-15 soccer tripped at Swansboro

SWANSBORO -- The Goldsboro U-15 boys Sting team traveled to Swansboro on March 19 and dropped a 3-1 contest to the Coastal Force. Robbie Keys scored the Sting's lone goal as Vincent Hagedorn and Trevor Morris contributed solid efforts in...

Sunday, March 27, 2005

Saints' Connelley named men's coach of the year

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mike Connelley was looking for a sense of community. Southern Wayne High School was looking for wins on the basketball court. It turned out to be a match made in heaven. In his first season with the...

Warriors denied win at Grimsley tournament

GREENVILLE -- Eastern Wayne stumbled 2-1 against D.H. Conley in the opening game of the Jimmie R. Grimsley Hot Stove League tournament on Saturday afternoon at Guy Smith Stadium. Tied at 1-1 in the bottom of the sixth inning, Alex...

Faith Christian collects first NCCSA win of season

Six players collected two hits apiece as Faith Christian hammered Trinity Christian-Greenville 12-3 in a N.C. Christian Schools Association contest. John Spencer doubled and slapped a fourth-inning grand slam home run -- his first of the season. Stephen Sloan, T.J....

Coker sweeps MOC in CVAC baseball

HARTSVILLE, S.C. -- Coker College pulled off a three-game sweep of defending NCAA Division II Carolinas-Virginia Athletics Conference baseball champion Mount Olive College on Saturday afternoon with a 6-5 come-from-behind victory. Coker improved to 18-15 overall and 9-6 in the...

George Mason upends Trojan spikers

FAIRFAX, Va. -- Mount Olive battled to the wire in the first two games, but George Mason pulled away in game three for a 30-23, 30-28, 30-17 in men's college volleyball action Friday evening. Michael Kren and Steve Perez led...

Limestone takes softball doubleheader at MOC

MOUNT OLIVE -- A seventh-inning rally came up short as Mount Olive fell to Limestone (S.C.) College 4-2 in game one of an NCAA Division II Carolinas-Virginia Athletics Conference softball doubleheader Saturday afternoon at Nancy Chapman Cassell Field. In the...

Coffield named all-East Region

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mount Olive College guard Elton Coffield has been named to the NABC Division II men's basketball All-East Region first team, as selected by the National Association of Basketball Coaches. Coffield was named Most Outstanding Player at the...

Snyder earns first collegiate victory

PINEHURST -- Eastern Wayne High School graduate Lindsey Snyder captured first place out of 15 golfers in the women's competition, while Mount Olive finished third out of 15 teams in the men's competition as the Trojans competed in the St....

Friday, March 25, 2005

C.B. Aycock and West Carteret

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber C.B. Aycock third baseman Thomas Pilkington tags out a West Carteret baserunner. For more information see Saints drop ECC 3-A heartbreaker....

Golden Falcons record third straight shutout

PIKEVILLE -- "You got another inning left in you?" "Yes, sir," replied a quiet, confident Garrett Davis. "You want it?" "Yes, sir," Davis answered and stretched while Charles B. Aycock head coach Charles Davis patted him on the behind. Although...

Saints drop ECC 3-A heartbreaker

DUDLEY -- If the lights at the Doyle Whitfield Sports Complex weren't being turned off, the Southern Wayne baseball team would probably still be running wind sprints after dropping a heartbreaking 10-8 decision to visiting Washington. Coach Trae McKee was...

PREP ROUNDUP: Braswell, Rebels break through

CALYPSO -- A hard-luck pitcher in each of his last three outings, North Duplin senior Matt Braswell finally got a much-needed victory Thursday afternoon. The senior hurler threw a one-hit shutout as the Rebels dumped Roseboro Lakewood 10-0 in a...

Thursday, March 24, 2005

Dream season ends: Bulldogs shoot dowm MOC at Elite Eight

GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Bryant (R.I.) University coach Max Good asked who was in charge of building maintenance after the game. The Bryant locker room, he said, might need a new paint job "because we blistered the paint off the...

Wednesday, March 23, 2005

Rosewood overcomes

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Spring Creek first baseman Brittani Billups catches a throw Tuesday evening as Rosewood's Aubrey Reinhard beats out a single during the Eagles' win. For more information see XXX.-->...

Mount Olive not intimidated by bigger stage

MOUNT OLIVE -- Nearly 1,700 miles away in Grand Forks, N.D., Mount Olive's men's basketball team begins today what they hope will be a three-game march to a Division II national championship. Their Carolinas-Virginia Athletic Conference regular-season and tournament shedule,...

Rosewood rallies past Spring Creek in Carolina 1-A softball

Rosewood's softball team erased a 3-0 deficit, scoring eight runs in innings four-through-six in an 8-4 win at home over Spring Creek on Tuesday. The win improved the Eagles to 2-5 overall as they won their first Class 1-A Carolina...

Tuesday, March 22, 2005

Practice makes perfect

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Mount Olive College men's basketball coach Bill Clingan directs guard Victor Young during practice last week at College Hall. For more information see Mount Olive hoops team arrives at Elite Eight....

Mount Olive hoops team arrives at Elite Eight

GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Think college basketball in the state of North Carolina. Duke, Wake Forest and the University of North Carolina certainly come to mind, as three of the nation's powerhouse men's basketball programs. But 95 miles south of...

Overachieving Bulldogs await Trojans in N.D.

SMITHFIELD, R.I. -- By any measure, the Bryant University men's basketball team exceeded expectations in 2003-04. They came within four seconds of earning their first-ever regional title. Building on that success, the Bulldogs outdid themselves this season. They emerged the...

Gators take tennis win at Rosewood

As daylight slowly turned into dusk on the Rosewood High tennis courts Monday afternoon, Spring Creek sophomore Justin Smith ripped a forehand return to J.P. Cummins. Cummins' return landed in the net and the ball rolled back toward him as...

PREP ROUNDUP: Warriors shock Greenville Rose

GREENVILLE -- Eastern Wayne's Airlon Vinson had two hits as the Warriors handed two-time, defending Class 4-A champion J.H. Rose a 2-1 loss in Greenville on Monday. The loss was the Rampants' first of the season as Eastern Wayne improved...

Monday, March 21, 2005

Local sports

For today's story on the Mount Olive College men's basketball team, please see the news section....

Sunday, March 20, 2005

Karter Yutzy -- Men's Basketball Player of the Year

PRINCETON -- Princeton's men's basketball team held a more-than-comfortable 50-11 lead over North Duplin during a mid-season, Class 1-A Carolina Conference game. Karter Yutzy, the team's catalyst and leading scorer, didn't let up. The 6-foot-3 senior drew a charge and...

Ashelyn James -- Women's Basketball Player of the Year

A team-player. A leader by example. Excellent in the classroom. The total package. All clichés about the ideal student-athlete ring true when describing Goldsboro senior post performer Ashelyn James -- the 2004-2005 News-Argus Women's Basketball Player of the Year. James...

Prep baseball -- Princeton blanks Gators

PRINCETON -- The depth in Princeton's batting order, top-to-bottom, was on display on Friday afternoon at home against Spring Creek. The Gators successfully held third-hitter Dustin Myers and Brandon Pate, in the fifth spot, hitless, but Princeton stepped up through...

Prep baseball -- EW drops Eagles

Pitching and breaks were the difference in Eastern Wayne's 11-2 victory over West Craven on Friday evening. Coach Jabo Fulghum had good reason to be proud of his team's effort. The Warriors got sparkling performances from starter Airlon Vinson and...

Prep baseball -- Williams pitches CBA past Vikings

KINSTON -- Two aces locked horns here Friday, but it was Charles B. Aycock's Adam Williams that put Kinston High in a hole. Williams gave up just two hits while striking out 10 as the Falcons blanked the Vikings 2-0...

Prep roundup

DUDLEY -- Eastern Wayne remained unbeaten on the Class 3-A Eastern Carolina Conference men's tennis scene with a 9-0 decision against county rival Southern Wayne on Friday afternoon. The Warriors, 6-0 in the league, swept the singles and doubles matches....

WCMA dates set

The Wayne County Men's Amateur Tournament will be held June 3-5. The Goldsboro Municipal Golf Club will host the first round on June 3, while the second round on June 4 will be held at Walnut Creek Country Club. The...

Friday, March 18, 2005

Wood enjoys unforgettable season

PIKEVILLE -- This figured to be a vintage season -- as good as any in memory -- for the Charles B. Aycock wrestling team. Turner Wood made it unforgettable. The soft-spoken and modest senior quietly observed the actions of his...

Broncos ink Coates, Harper

The pipeline filtering Goldsboro High football players to the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association took a slight -- and well-timed -- detour this season. One afternoon, just as he finished class, Robert Coates received a phone call from Fayetteville State. The...

Thursday, March 17, 2005

ECU hires Stokes as hoops coach

GREENVILLE -- Diminutive by Division I point-guard standards, former Virginia standout Ricky Stokes climbed every conceivable mountain and etched his name in the Atlantic Coast Conference record books. Now, the 5-foot-10 Stokes has another pinnacle to reach -- establishing the...

Wednesday, March 16, 2005

'Some positive things'

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Southern Wayne's Logan Porter, right, takes second base safely despite C. B. Aycock shortstop Will Spence's best defensive efforts Tuesday night. The Saints defeated the Golden Falcons in a Class 3-A Eastern Carolina Conference clash. For more...

Trojans are Elite! MOC headed to N. Dakota

MISENHEIMER -- As spring approaches in eastern North Carolina, the Mount Olive College men's basketball team won't be packing up its winter clothes just yet. The Trojans are headed to frigid, Grand Forks, North Dakota and the Division II Elite...

Narron's walk-off homer lifts Saints over Aycock

DUDLEY -- Southern Wayne baseball coach Trae McKee was simply looking for a few positives Tuesday night. He got just that -- and a whole lot more. Josh Narron hit a walk-off, two-run homer to lift the Saints to a...

Chisenhall, W. Carteret too much for Warriors

The road to the Class 3-A Eastern Carolina Conference baseball title will undoubtedly go through Morehead City this season, but more specifically Lonnie Chisenhall. The West Carteret standout threw a steady game on the Eastern Wayne diamond and provided some...

MOC's Carter honored by CVAC

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mount Olive College first baseman Josh Carter was named Carolinas-Virginia Athletics Conference Baseball Player of the Week, it was announced Tuesday. The award marks the third consecutive week a Mount Olive player has earned CVAC player or...

Gators nip N. Duplin in Carolina 1-A opener

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Great pitching will always dominate hitting. Fans in Seven Springs were treated to exceptional performances by both North Duplin and Spring Creek hurlers, as the Gators came from behind to edge the Rebels, 4-3. "It was great...

Tuesday, March 15, 2005

Mount Olive faces Salem International in East final tonight

MISENHEIMER -- In two years as a player for Mount Olive and five years as an assistant at his alma-mater, Trojans assistant coach Joey Higginbotham had never won at Pfeiffer's Merner Gymnasium. Mount Olive's success and two wins at the...

Monday, March 14, 2005

Trojan men advance to regional title game

MISENHEIMER - Mount Olive junior reserve Chris Bartley clapped and encouraged his teammates while waiting to check in to the Trojans' Division II East Regional semifinal contest with Indiana (Pa.) on Sunday evening. His team trailed the Indians by nine...

Sunday, March 13, 2005

MOC claims first-ever NCAA regional win

MISENHEIMER -- The Mount Olive College men's basketball team's most-successful season in program history continued on Saturday afternoon in typical Trojan fashion. With six players averaging eight or more points per game this season, Mount Olive maintained that scoring and...

Unbeaten Hawks hold off C.B. Aycock

PIKEVILLE -- A 15-minute weather-related delay turned a one-sided affair between defending conference champions into a thrilling ending Friday evening on the Charles B. Aycock softball diamond. Threatening weather, accompanied by high winds, forced a suspension in the top half...

Friday, March 11, 2005

Greene Central and C.B. Aycock

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Greene Central's Tyler Chase dives back into first base as C.B. Aycock's Travis Bartlett holds him on. For more information see XXX.-->...

MOC basketball: Best is yet to come

MOUNT OLIVE -- Bill Clingan has seen and experienced a lot during his 15 seasons coaching the men's basketball team at Mount Olive College. From the NAIA days to NCAA Division II status, Clingan can claim his fair share of...

East Regional preview: Millersville young, overachieving

MILLERSVILLE, Pa. -- A young, overachieving team. Seventh-year Millersville (Pa.) University coach Fred Thompson uses those two adjectives to describe this year's men's basketball team, but don't get too confident when you play them. The Battlers can hold their own...

NCAA-bound Trojans winning big, having fun

MOUNT OLIVE -- After Monday's practice, Mount Olive center Sharome Holloway shot baskets and joked around with youngster Patrick Royal, assistant coach Russell Royal's son. The picture may not tell all of the story -- of course the Trojans are...

MOC's Coffield named to Daktronics All-East team

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mount Olive College guard Elton Coffield has been named to the 2005 Daktronics All-East Region men's basketball second team announced Tuesday. Coffield helped lead Mount Olive to a No. 14 national ranking and its second consecutive trip...

Rams take slugfest at C.B. Aycock

PIKEVILLE -- How did he know? Before the start of his game with Greene Central C.B. Aycock baseball coach Charles Davis would only say "this one is going to be tough." Little did he know how right he was going...

Francis Marion cashes in MOC errors

MOUNT OLIVE -- Wade Jordan pitched six innings of relief to lead No. 28-ranked Francis Marion (S.C.) University to an 11-6 victory over Mount Olive Thursday afternoon at Scarborough Field. The Trojans outhit Francis Marion 15-10, but committed five errors...

OPINION: Betrayal of trust

Bud Selig had a choice between an investigation and a cover-up. He chose the cover-up. He had a choice between protecting possible cheaters and keeping faith with baseball fans. He chose protecting possible cheaters. I don't pretend to know whether...

Thursday, March 10, 2005

CBA's Barnes signs with Catawba

PIKEVILLE -- Charles B. Aycock senior Shonte Barnes proved a little confidence can go along way. Barnes admits he was a little timid early in his varsity career when it came to toting the pigskin. Then, an injury to running...

Prep baseball -- Narron lifts Saints in ECC opener

DUDLEY -- "Just one hit." Seeing his team struggle with runners in scoring position Wednesday afternoon, veteran Southern Wayne baseball coach Trae McKee said that silent prayer in the sixth inning. Josh Narron delivered, but didn't drive home a run....

Prep baseball -- EW battles back

Last week, Eastern Wayne's defense let them down in a season opening loss to Greenville Rose. Wednesday night on another chilly night in New Hope, the shoe was on the other foot for another Pitt County team -- South Central....

Prep softball -- Saints win in 11 innings

DUDLEY -- Kinston softball coach Donald Mooring said it best after his club dropped a heartbreaker in 11 innings to Southern Wayne 7-6. "Just another typical Southern Wayne-Kinston game," he said. The come from behind win keeps coach Brad Mathews'...

Prep roundup

Rosewood's Brantley Ellis tossed four strong innings of relief, striking out six and yielding just two hits in the Eagles' 11-5 win at home over Arendell-Parrott Academy of Kinston on Wednesday. David Smeltzer paced Rosewood offensively with three hits, including...

Hole in one

On Monday at the Goldsboro Municipal Golf Course, Mimmo Santoro aced the par-three, hole No. 12 with a six-iron. Willis Shaw witnessed the ace....

Wednesday, March 9, 2005

MOC pair honored by CVAC

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mount Olive College pitcher Shauna Cowdrey was named the NCAA Division II Carolinas-Virginia Athletics Conference softball pitcher of the week Tuesday. The award is the first for Cowdrey and the first this season for a Mount Olive...

Tuesday, March 8, 2005

North Lenoir and Eastern Wayne

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber North Lenoir's Haley Bright and an Eastern Wayne player battle for the ball in non-conference action Monday night in New Hope. Bright scored the game-wining goal early in the second half. For more information see Hawks remain...

Hawks remain undefeated on soccer field

North Lenoir's women's soccer team remained unbeaten in three outings and denied Eastern Wayne its first win of the season with a 2-1 victory at the Little Big Horn on Monday night. The Hawks (3-0), returning eight starters from a...

OPINION: 'Net' gains in ACC

CHAPEL HILL North Carolina coach Roy Williams knew he might take some criticism for allowing his team to cut down the nets after winning its first Atlantic Coast Conference regular-season title in 13 years. After all, the ceremony is usually...

Holtz, ECU open spring drills

GREENVILLE -- First-year East Carolina Head Football Coach Skip Holtz and the Pirates officially opened the 2005 spring practice period with their initial workout Monday afternoon at the Cliff Moore Practice Complex. Holtz, who was appointed to ECU's top football...

Monday, March 7, 2005

Mount Olive and Limestone

Bobby Williams photo Mount Olive College catcher Anthony Ciaramello tags out Limestone's Mitch House. For more information see Limestone completes CVAC sweep of Trojans....

MOC seeded No. 2 in East Regional

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- The Mount Olive College men's basketball team has earned a trip to NCAA postseason play for the second consecutive year. The Trojans (26-4) drew the No. 2 seed in the NCAA Division II East Regional and face...

Paul leads No. 4 Wake Forest over N.C. State

RALEIGH -- Chris Paul doesn't mind being the most-hated man in the Atlantic Coast Conference. Not as long as his team leaves town with a win. And certainly not if his team ends up with a No. 1 seed in...

Limestone completes CVAC sweep of Trojans

MOUNT OLIVE -- Matt Craig went 5-for-5 with two home runs and six runs batted in and Mitch House scored the go-ahead run in the top of the ninth to lead Limestone to an 11-9 victory over Mount Olive in...

Sunday, March 6, 2005

MOC falls in CVAC title game

MOC Sports Information GAFFNEY, S.C. -- The Mount Olive College men's basketball team came up short on its bid for its first-ever conference tournament championship. On the bright side, the Trojans may have an opportunity to compete for their first-ever...

Conley tops Saints

DUDLEY -- Ranked 10th in the preseason Class 4-A impactbaseball.com poll, Greenville D.H. Conley proved it was worthy of the recognition in its season opener on Friday at Southern Wayne. Vikings' starter Aubrey Edens, an Appalachian State signee, stayed ahead...

Hawks edge Gators, SC player hospitalized

LAGRANGE -- North Lenoir's Josh Williams never heard the ball connect with the sweet spot of his bat as he watched it fly toward deep center field Friday evening. Spring Creek's Derek Kirby kept the ball in his sights and...

Prep roundup

GREENVILLE -- North Johnston advanced into the N.C. High School Athletic Association Class 1-A men's East Region final on Friday night with a 58-48 win over Camden County at Minges Coliseum on the East Carolina University campus. Junior guard Brandon...

Local baseball legend Wilson passes at 79

R.M. (Bobby) Wilson, 79, of Goldsboro, died March 4, 2005. Wilson played professional baseball from 1945 to 1954. He attended Oak Ridge Military School and was signed by the Cleveland Indians at age 18. He was enshrined into the Oak...

Limestone sweeps Trojans

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mount Olive's defense struggled consistently during an afternoon, Carolinas-Virginia Athletic Conference double-header against Limestone as the Saints posted a sweep over the Trojans. Mount Olive committed eight errors in the first game, leading to five unearned runs...

Friday, March 4, 2005

MOC's Clingan named top CVAC coach

GAFFNEY, S.C. - Mount Olive College men's basketball coach Bill Clingan was named coach of the year and three Trojans earned all-conference honors during the 2004-05 Carolinas-Virginia Athletics Conference men's basketball awards ceremony Thursday evening. Limestone (S.C.) College is the...

C.B. Aycock edges Rosewood in non-conference baseball

PIKEVILLE - Grant Sasser earned his first save of the year in Charles B. Aycock's season-opening 7-5 victory against county rival Rosewood on a frigid Thursday evening. A sophomore, Sasser retired the side in order after the Eagles put two...

Greenville Rose escapes E. Wayne with extra-inning win

In both team's season-opening game, two-time defending NCHSAA Class 4-A baseball champion Greenville J.H. Rose escaped Eastern Wayne with a 2-1 win in eight innings on a chilly Thursday evening at New Hope. Both veteran coaches, the Warriors' Jabo Fulghum...

MOC women athletes recognized

Latoria Harvey awarded all-conference honors GAFFNEY, S.C. - Mount Olive College women's basketball player Latoria Harvey has earned all-conference honors for the second year in a row as she was named to the 2004-05 All-Carolinas-Virginia Athletics Conference women's basketball team...

Prep roundup: Warriors cruise in ECC 3-A tennis matchup

Eastern Wayne captured two doubles wins and cruised past Washington 6-3 in a Class 3-A Eastern Carolina Conference men's tennis match on the Wayne Community College courts. The second-seeded tandem of Jared Stone-Alex Bryant doubled up Craig Davis-Neil Patrick 8-4....

Thursday, March 3, 2005

Mount Olive men advance in CVAC tourney

MOUNT OLIVE - Tagged the "best 10th-seeded team in the country," Lees-McRae never backed down against nationally-ranked Mount Olive College in the 2005 Carolinas-Virginia Athletic Conference men's basketball tournament. The Bobcats just couldn't strike when it counted the most. The...

Jackson dominates as C.B. Aycock shuts out Fike

PIKEVILLE - After dropping his season opener, 8-0, at C.B. Aycock, add Wilson Fike softball coach John Jones' name as the newest member of the Jenny Jackson fan club. "I had never seen her before, but I sure had heard...

MOC women's season halted in CVAC quarters

WILSON - Kelly Lamotta scored 16 of her game-high 24 points in the first half to lead No. 3 seed Barton to a 60-43 win over No. 6 seed Mount Olive in the quarterfinal round of the 2005 Carolinas-Virginia Athletics...

Prep roundup: Four Rebels combine on no-hitter at Lakewood

ROSEBORO - North Duplin used four pitchers Wednesday night in its season opener at Lakewood to no-hit the Leopards through seven innings in a 17-1 win. The Rebels' Sterling Grice, Doug Lloyd, Matt Braswell, and Brad Lloyd combined for seven...

Wednesday, March 2, 2005

Road ends in Greenville

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber Goldsboro High School guard Chevoya Jackson (14) dribbles around High Point Central defender Tyshemia Tillman (34) on Tuesday night during the NCHSAA Class 3-A Eastern regionals at Greenville Rose. For more information see Lady Cougars meet their...

Lady Cougars meet their match at NCHSAA East regional

GREENVILLE - Neither Goldsboro High nor High Point Central, each ranked among the state's top 10 Class 3-A women's basketball teams, had experienced defeat against competition within their classification heading into Tuesday's battle. That fact quickly changed. The Bison, No....

Mount Olive baseball upsets No. 13 Augusta State

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Ricky Davis hit a pair of two-run singles during a nine-run third inning and Justin Staatz pitched 42/3 innings of scoreless relief as Mount Olive defeated nationally 13th-ranked Augusta State 11-9 in non-conference baseball Tuesday afternoon. The...

Golden Falcons blanked in season opener

PIKEVILLE - Facing a 1-0 deficit midway through the second half, Charles B. Aycock women's soccer coach John Fidler urged his team to move the ball up field with more urgency in their season opener at home on Tuesday against...

Fayetteville State reels in two Cougars

For Jarrett Bryant, there were more reasons for choosing Fayetteville State University than merely a successful football program or beautiful campus. No, there were more personal reasons -- such as the chance to butt helmets against a couple of family...

Tuesday, March 1, 2005

Lady Cougars roaring into NCHSAA regionals

GREENVILLE - No preparation time for today's matchup against traditional power High Point Central doesn't bother Goldsboro women's basketball coach Gladys McClary. She admits there's nothing she can teach her team at this point. It's a matter of the Lady...

Mount Olive women roll in CVAC tourney opener

MOUNT OLIVE - Tournament time. One final game on your home court. Facing a team that can't slow you down on the low posts. Whatever motivation Mount Olive College senior Latoria Harvey experienced Monday evening, she definitely channeled her emotions...