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Friday, December 30, 2005

'We just didn't give an effort today' Ñ Goldsboro falls to Phoebus (Va.)

RALEIGH -- Goldsboro coach Randy Jordan hoped the heart and enthusiasm his team displayed in the second half against Seattle Prep on the first day of the GlaxoSmithKline Holiday Tournament would carry over into Thursday's contest against Hampton (Va.) Phoebus....

Eastern Wayne boys let game slip away

LaGRANGE -- Victimized by one-point losses throughout regular-season play, West Craven's men's basketball team broke the hex Thursday evening against a former Class 3-A Eastern Carolina Conference rival. Donte Stewart and Tony Jones combined for seven points in overtime as...

Hawks deliver knockout punch

LaGRANGE -- Third-year Spring Creek men's basketball coach Sonny Kilpatrick is beginning to think he's a glutton for punishment. Take a look at the Gators' non-conference schedule and you'll understand why. Kilpatrick's team has played several heavyweights this season, but...

Saints reach finals against White Oak

JACKSONVILLE -- Delawn Armwood sizzled the nets for a game-high 32 points and Southern Wayne dumped Jones Senior 107-71 in semifinal-round play in the Home Team Athletics Holiday Classic on Thursday evening. The Saints (8-1) oppose White Oak, the tournament...

Trojan women entertain NCCU

In the final Mount Olive College athletics event of 2005, the Trojan women's basketball team hopes to improve on its record-setting start. The Trojans face team that's also off to its best start. Mount Olive tips off New Year's weekend...

Thursday, December 29, 2005

GHS goes cold at Glaxo tournament

RALEIGH -- The good news -- Goldsboro's boys outscored Seattle Prep in the second half and held the Panthers to only four points in the final three minutes and thirty seconds of play. The bad news -- the Cougars, despite...

Lady Cougars hang with Knightdale

Statistically, the Goldsboro High girl's basketball team shouldn't have been anywhere close to Knightdale during second-day play in the 2005 Cougar Classic. But the Cougars hung around and nearly forced overtime against the taller Knights on Wednesday evening. Goldsboro missed...

East Wake wins Rosewood tourney

In a spectacular high school basketball game, East Wake hung on in the last minute to defeat Wayne Country Day and capture the 2005 Rosewood Holiday Tournament by a score of 81-78 Wednesday night. The Charger's Adam Wright set a...

SW wins White Oak tourney opener

JACKSONVILLE -- Southern Wayne's Akeem Royal poured in 30 points and Southern Wayne rolled past Pender 97-36 in the opening game of the three-day White Oak Christmas Tournament on Wednesday. The Saints (7-1) move on to face Jones Senior today...

Wednesday, December 28, 2005

Wright, Waters lead Chargers past Rosewood

Wayne Country Day, behind high-scoring guards Adam Wright and Tavon Waters, defeated Rosewood 80-62 on Tuesday evening and earned a spot in today's championship game of the Rosewood Holiday Basketball Classic. The Chargers oppose East Wake at 8 p.m. First-year...

Goldsboro girls suffer tough Classic defeat

A winnable game, which ended in disappointing fashion, just might prove valuable for the Goldsboro women's basketball team. Veteran Cougar coach Gladys McClary reminded her squad of the little things, particularly fundamentals, that help determine the outcome of a tightly-contested...

Local sports digest

Warrior matmen pin Princeton Eastern Wayne prevailed in six of eight contested matches and dealt short-handed Princeton a 61-12, non-conference defeat on the wrestling mats Tuesday evening in New Hope. The Warriors (12-5) also received five forfeits from the Bulldogs,...

Tuesday, December 27, 2005

Eastern Wayne wrestlers fare well at New Bern

NEW BERN -- Four Eastern Wayne grapplers posted undefeated records during a day-long, dual-team tournament contested at New Bern. Seniors Joey Burridge and Travis Turner; junior Brandon Johnson and sophomore Chris Tesar each grabbed five wins for the Warriors. Burridge...

Friday, December 23, 2005

Local standout will play for Seahawks

Jes Snyder admits he wasn't overly optimistic when he decided to play Junior College baseball for Lenoir Community College after he graduated from Spring Creek in 2004. Snyder, the 2004 News-Argus Player of the Year, had hoped to sign with...

ECU football team signs three

GREENVILLE -- Two junior college transfers and one prep school student-athlete have signed mid-year scholarship documents to attend and play football at East Carolina University, head coach Skip Holtz announced this week. Linebacker Danny Muhwezi from Lackawanna (Pa.) College, linebacker...

Thursday, December 22, 2005

High School swimming

News-Argus/Steve Roush Eastern Wayne Freshman Alexander Robinson competes in the 100-yard butterfly during a swim meet on Tuesday. For more information see Life in the pool for Eastern Wayne is family tradition....

Life in the pool for Eastern Wayne is family tradition

You could call it a family tradition, figuratively and literally. At Eastern Wayne, swimming is a bond that joins parents and children, brothers and sisters and pretty much everyone else who has a passion and dedication to the aquatic sport....

Gilbert named Golden Falcons' MVP for football

Shrine Bowl selection Cortez Gilbert earned Most Valuable Player honors in the season-ending football banquet held Monday evening at Charles B. Aycock. Gilbert helped lead the Golden Falcons to a fourth-place finish in the Class 3-A Eastern Carolina Conference and...

Local sports digest

Joyner leads balanced Goldsboro attack SMITHFIELD -- Six-foot-7 junior Daquan Joyner spearheaded a solid offensive attack with 14 points, helping Goldsboro squeeze past Smithfield-Selma 74-73 on Wednesday evening. Eric McLean added 11 points, while Burnie Best and Tim Kornegay each...

Wednesday, December 21, 2005

Making a statement

Both Rosewood basketball teams worked their respective game plans efficiently on Tuesday in their Class 1-A Carolina Conference opener at home against rival North Johnston. In a game between two girls teams that thrive on pressure defense, the Lady Eagles...

Warriors rally to top Eagles

A chess match of individual matchups might have started long before Eastern Wayne and Rosewood's wrestlers reported for weigh-ins Tuesday evening at New Hope. Warrior sophomore Chris Tesar and Eagle standout Jim Bish had been chatting online about a possible...

Gators fall behind early, lose to Devils

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Spring Creek boy's and girl's basketball teams both fell behind by nine points after one quarter and neither recovered as both squads fall to visiting South Lenoir on Tuesday night. The Gator boys suffered their sixth-consecutive loss...

Mount Olive college briefs

Vic Young is CVAC Player of the Week MOUNT OLIVE -- Mount Olive guard Victor Young has been named Carolinas-Virginia Athletics Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week, it was announced Tuesday. Young, a 6-2 guard from Goldsboro, averaged 17.5...

Local sports digest

Eastern Wayne senior center Myles Pina made a solid debut as a starter -- posting 12 points, seven rebounds and four blocks -- as the Warriors defeated Jacksonville 64-59 at home on Tuesday. The Warriors saw a 12-point, third-quarter lead...

Tuesday, December 20, 2005

Cougars turn up the 'D'

News-Argus/Kaye Nesbit Goldsboro guard Chevoya Jackson (14) is triple-teamed during Monday night's contest against Jones Senior. Jackson scored a team-high 16 points as the Lady Cougars came away with a 55-47 victory. For more information see Goldsboro whips Jones...

Goldsboro whips Jones Senior

Goldsboro High School boy's basketball team forced 34 Jones Senior turnovers with a full court trap defense and defeated the Trojans 87-61 at the Cougar Den Monday night. The steadily improving Lady Cougars captured their sixth win of the season...

CBA wrestling

RALEIGH -- Four Charles B. Aycock wrestlers finished among the top six in their respective weight classes and the Golden Falcons ended up 14th overall in the WRAL Invitational contested at Athens Drive High. Ngu Tran recorded Aycock's top individual...

Local sports digest

WARSAW -- Princeton's Ryan Daughtry and Will Gainey had 12 points each as the Bulldogs fell 64-42 at James Kenan on Monday. The Tigers led 16-11 after one period, before opening up a 30-17 lead at the break. James Kenan...

MOC women improve to 7-1

PETERSBURG, Va. -- Teneal Boone recorded her fifth double-double of the season with 18 points and 11 rebounds as Mount Olive withstood a second half rally to defeat Virginia State 56-53 in non-conference NCAA Division II women's basketball Monday at...

Monday, December 19, 2005

Lady Trojans play at VSU this evening

PETERSBURG, Va. -- The fall semester may be over, but Christmas break hasn't started yet for the Mount Olive College women's basketball team as the Trojans play at Virginia State in a non-conference match-up tonight. Tipoff is 5:30 p.m. Mount...

Local sports digest

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -- Faith Christian's Josh Brannan had 22 points and 14 rebounds as the Conquerors improved to 8-0 with a 54-36 win at Gateway Christian in Virginia Beach on Friday. Aaron Sladick added 18 points and 11 rebounds...

Sunday, December 18, 2005

Saints complete regular-season sweep of Cougars

Coming into Friday's game at Goldsboro, Southern Wayne coach Mike Connelley knew getting out to a solid start would be one of the most important factors for his veteran-led Saints. Mission accomplished. Southern Wayne jumped out to a 21-9 lead...

C.B. Aycock varsities avenge losses to Clayton

PIKEVILLE -- Firing on all cylinders in the backcourt, Charles B. Aycock's varsity boys exacted a little revenge and regained their locker room privileges -- all in the same night. Junior guard Lamada Williams pumped in 21 points and picked...

Bunn pumps in season-high 29 for Eagles

All coaches like to begin conference play coming off a victory. The Rosewood girls and boys basketball team each grabbed impressive, hard fought victories over Midway Friday night to gain momentum as they start Class 1-A Carolina Conference play next...

Waters leads Chargers to CPIC victory

ROANOKE RAPIDS -- Wayne Country Day's Tavon Waters dropped in a game-high 18 points with eight steals and seven assists as the Chargers drilled Halifax Academy 79-32 on Friday night. The win improves WCDS to 8-3 overall and 1-0 in...

Friday, December 16, 2005

The Trojans are coming

MOUNT OLIVE -- After a convincing 89-62 win over Chowan College on Thursday night at Kornegay Arena, it's hard to say exactly which aspect of the game pleased 16-year Mount Olive coach Bill Clingan most. His starters and key contributors...

Local sports digest

Falcons notch non-conference win ROCKY MOUNT -- Rob Phillips and Lamada Williams combined for 18 points in the fourth quarter and sparked Charles B. Aycock to a 55-51, non-conference victory over Northern Nash on Thursday evening. Phillips collected a game-high...

Thursday, December 15, 2005

Trojans roll over Knights

MOUNT OLIVE -- Living in a one-VCR household has invoked numerous debates this season between St. Andrews men's coach Billy Lee and veteran Mount Olive College women's coach Wendy Lee, who married during the summer. But this is one time...

Three Trojans have career nights

MOUNT OLIVE -- Tomeka Prichard had been looking forward to this game for a long time. On Wednesday night, the freshman Mount Olive guard didn't face off against just any opponent. She was playing the St. Andrews Knights -- and...

Local sports digest

Rosewood's Shanita Monroe led the way with 11 points as the Eagles improved to 5-2 with a 53-27 win at home over Hobbton on Wednesday. Clare Narron added 10 points for Rosewood, while teammates Courtney Hill and Kasie Braswell had...

Wednesday, December 14, 2005

Cougar boys gain revenge on Warriors

A 32-minute performance of unselfish play and solid defense allowed Goldsboro's varsity boys to avenge a loss against county rival Eastern Wayne on Tuesday evening. The Cougars collected a season-high 24 team assists and used a strong third-quarter defensive effort...

Golden Falcon girls shock previously-unbeaten Hawks

LaGRANGE -- It's a safe bet that no team in recent history has committed over 30 turnovers against the pressure defense of North Lenoir's girls basketball team and walked out of Wooten Gymnasium with a win. Charles B. Aycock defied...

Southern Wayne collects fifth victory in six tries

DUDLEY -- The Southern Wayne boys ran the floor with perfection Tuesday night, scoring 54 first half points while committing only four turnovers and coasted to an easy 94-75 over Smithfield-Selma. The Lady Saints led the Smithfield-Selma girls 32-28 at...

Faith Christian sweeps Mt. Calvary in NCCSA 2-A play

HOOKERTON -- Mt. Calvary Christian Academy center Justin Kennedy had a terrific statistical line in Tuesday's home game against Faith Christian: 28 points, 13 rebounds, four assists, three steals and three blocked shots. Unfortunately for the Warriors, Kennedy was the...

Local sports digest

Eastern Wayne pins Spring Creek Eastern Wayne prevailed in every contested match and received three forfeits in a 69-0, non-conference victory over county rival Spring Creek on Tuesday evening. The teams double forfeited at 103 pounds. Senior Travis Turner started...

Trojan men rejoin NABC Top 10

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mount Olive returned to the top 10 in this week's NABC Division II men's top 25 poll. Ranked as high as No. 6, the Trojans are 10th after a home victory last week against Concord (W. Va.)...

Tuesday, December 13, 2005

Goldsboro graduate set NCAA rebounding record in 1974

It's a record that has stood for decades, but one very few people know about. Even the man who achieved the feat nearly 32 years ago just found out about his NCAA record -- one that may never be broken....

Burroughs, Edgerton sign letters of intent

PIKEVILLE -- Somewhere around the age of 10, Charles B. Aycock seniors Kandace Burroughs and Brittani Edgerton started thinking about playing softball at the college level. Recently, those young dreams became reality. Burroughs, a 2005 all-state performer who hit .426...

Seven CBA wrestlers finish tourney unbeaten

SMITHFIELD -- Two Charles B. Aycock wrestlers exacted a little revenge and seven finished unbeaten overall during a day-long, multi-team dual tournament contested at Smithfield-Selma on Saturday. Steve Bentley collected a 6-2 decision against Southern Nash's Zach Shearin, who beat...

Local sports digest

PRINCETON -- Princeton's Patrick Bunch had a team-best 11 points as the Bulldogs managed just 25 points through three quarters in a 59-46 loss to Lakewood on Monday at home. Adam Williams added nine points for the Bulldogs (3-5), while...

Monday, December 12, 2005

Opinion - Another win in the 'Big Barn'

Sometimes, you have to see and experience a venue in person to understand exactly how meaningful it is. That appreciation happened to me the first time I walked into the Dean E. Smith Center as a youngster, then almost two...

Warriors and Saints shine at Eagle Invite

Eastern Wayne and Southern Wayne combined for six gold medals in the 10th annual Eagle Invitational contested Saturday, but neither could prevent White Oak from claiming the team championship. The Warriors and Vikings waged a see-saw battle at the top,...

Local sports digest

Wayne Christian girls fall at home Wayne Christian's Michelle Krug posted nine points in the Eagles' 67-32 loss at home to Village Christian on Friday at Clifford Gymnasium. Katie Daniels contributed six points and eight rebounds, while Brittany Sullivan also...

What's happening

SCHS Booster Club The Spring Creek High School Booster Club will meet today at 7:30 p.m. in the cafeteria. SWHS Booster Club The Southern Wayne High School Booster Club will meet today at 7 p.m. at the school. Anyone interested...

Sunday, December 11, 2005

Southern Wayne rolls past Spring Creek

DUDLEY -- Midway through the first quarter against visiting Spring Creek, Southern Wayne's Akeem Royal rushed a 3-point shot. Saints' coach Mike Connelley urged the senior to make the extra pass to the wing. The next time down the floor,...

Goldsboro wins thriller vs. Aycock

Tim Kornegay poured in a game-high 28 points as Goldsboro rallied to top Charles B. Aycock on Friday night at the Cougars Den, 72-70. With fellow captain Daquan Joyner saddled with foul trouble for much of the game, the 6-foot-5...

Chargers cruise to victory

Hampered by nagging injuries, the Wayne Country Day boys basketball team hadn't played at full strength -- until Friday evening. Senior guard Tavon Waters and 6-foot-7 center Jeff Franklin finally returned to the hardwood and sparked the Chargers to a...

Hawks get past Warriors

North Lenoir's boys and girls basketball teams brought impressive records to Eastern Wayne on Friday night. After a thrilling 89-85 victory in the boys game, the Hawks left with a pair of victories over the Warriors before a capacity crowd...

Southern Wayne's Mr. 2,000

It might be rare to consider a young, sophomore running back, "complete." Southern Wayne's Anthony Council is a unique exception to that notion. Council is a solid 6-foot-1, 190 pounds, and he runs between a 4.4-4.5 in the 40-yard dash....

Falcon senior a ball hawk

Free safety: Defined as one of the two defensive backs deepest in the field who isn't assigned a particular area or player to cover and is thus "free" to follow the play anywhere it goes and generally must be a...

Raising the bar

Losing a starting quarterback can decimate just about any football team -- except for Southern Wayne. When junior Michael Holland broke his arm in a preseason scrimmage, the Saints coaching staff didn't fret. They didn't scrap the playbook and they...

News-Argus All-Area Football Teams

First team Offense Quarterback Thomas Pilkington C.B. Aycock Running backs Anthony Council Southern Wayne Treme Boone Goldsboro Wide receivers Dreyan Willis Greene Central Jacob Sykes Goldsboro Tight end Brett Lancaster C.B. Aycock Linemen Kegan Bly Southern Wayne Brandon Johnson Eastern...

Local roundup

Wayne Christian's T.A. Brannan scored 34 points and pulled down eight rebounds as the Eagles improved to 7-4 overall with a 67-58 win at home over Village Christian on Friday night. Wayne Christian, now 3-1 in Carolina Christian 1-A Conference...

Friday, December 9, 2005

Wrestling - Golden Falcon grapplers pin Clayton

PIKEVILLE -- "Don't ride the roller coaster." The pre-match reminder probably echoed through the Charles B. Aycock wrestlers' heads when Clayton claimed a 12-0 lead after earning pins in the first two individual matches. But the Golden Falcons quickly stopped...

Rosewood goes cold against Farmville Central

Scoring droughts and untimely turnovers plagued the Rosewood boys and girls basketball teams on Thursday as Farmville Central claimed a pair of wins at the Eagles' gymnasium on Thursday night. The Lady Jaguars posted an 8-0 run early in the...

Local sports digest

Eagles' Brannan records sixth double-double of season ROCKY MOUNT -- T.A. Brannan notched his sixth double-double of the season as Wayne Christian turned back Faith Christian of Rocky Mount 50-45 in non-conference action Thursday evening. Brannan collected 13 points and...

Thursday, December 8, 2005

Rams roll past Eagles

Veteran coach Bill Edmundson expected the loss of several returning starters and a mix of inexperienced wrestlers would lead to a rebuilding season at Rosewood. He's right. With five first-year starters and in some cases, first-week grapplers in the lineup,...

C.B. Aycock boys snap skid

PIKEVILLE -- Charles B. Aycock's Rob Phillips poured in 24 points as the Golden Falcons snapped a five-game losing streak with a 55-54 win at home over Northern Nash in non-conference action. After two clutch makes at the line by...

Boone, MOC dump Chowan

MOUNT OLIVE -- Teneal Boone tallied 24 points, nine rebounds and a career-high six blocked shots to lead Mount Olive to a 73-45 victory over Chowan in a non-conference women's basketball contest Wednesday evening at Kornegay Arena. Thirteen different players...

Local sports digest

DEEP RUN -- South Lenoir's Alex Graham hit a 40-footer at the final buzzer, spoiling an upset bid by Spring Creek, and giving the Blue Devils a 59-58 win at Munn Gymnasium on Wednesday. Graham's half-court shot marked the second...

Special Olympics

WINSTON-SALEM -- Fifteen local athletes participated in the 2005 Special Olympics North Carolina Fall Games contested Nov. 4-6. The athletes participated in the four-person bowling competition, golf individual stroke and two-man alternate shot competitions. The delegation was headed by local...

Jackson nominated for McDonald's game

Goldsboro senior point guard Chevoya Jackson has been nominated as a candidate for the McDonald's All-American game that will be played in San Diego on March 29, 2006. The annual McDonald's game is a nationally recognized showcase for the top...

Wednesday, December 7, 2005

Mount Olive College 85, Concord College 77

News-Argus/Bobby Williams Elijah Rouse (24) buries a jumper during Tuesday evening's game at Kornegay Arena. For more information see Rouse, Horton lead Mount Olive College....

Rouse, Horton lead Mount Olive College

MOUNT OLIVE -- Aware of Elton Coffield's presence on the floor, Concord College kept the preseason All-American candidate from posting another career high on Tuesday evening. But the Mountain Lions forgot about Elijah Rouse and Maurice Horton. Rouse posted a...

Trojan women seeking win

MOUNT OLIVE -- If the Mount Olive College women's basketball team has sent one message to fans this season it's this: don't go anywhere until the final horn sounds. Mount Olive hopes to rebound from its first loss of the...

'Workman-like' Eastern Wayne wins

Eastern Wayne boys' basketball coach Marvin Bowman started noticing some special attributes from his team during offseason workouts. They played hard, communicated and were unselfish. The Warriors continued that workman-like style of play on Tuesday night at home against archrival...

Local sports digest

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Spring Creek's Dalreese Bell finished with 22 points, six steals and five assists as the Gators had five players with at least eight points in a 68-57 win at home over Union. Cliff Wilson added 17 points,...

Charger varsities split

Wayne Country Day's boys' basketball team turned in a near-perfect performance Tuesday night and routed Kinston's Parrott Academy 67-26 in a non-conference basketball game. Earlier in the evening, the quick and talented Parrott girls held off a fourth-quarter rally by...

Eastern Wayne wrestling

PRINCETON -- Eastern Wayne emerged with pins in five weight classes on its way to a 49-24 win at Princeton on Tuesday. Joey Burridge (152 pounds), Travis Turner (171), Brack Duvall (130), A.J. Washington (135) and Detori Mitchell (140) each...

ECU discontinues men's soccer

GREENVILLE -- East Carolina will discontinue its men's soccer program as an intercollegiate sport effective immediately, director of athletics Terry Holland said Tuesday. After a two-month evaluation, which was conducted concurrently with thesearch for a new head coach, ECU's senior...

Tuesday, December 6, 2005

Mount Olive will face Concord tonight

In last year's game against Concord, the Mount Olive men's basketball team set a school record for most points and notched the highest single-game field goal percentage in NCAA Division II in 2004-05. Heading into tonight's game, the Trojans aren't...

Local sports digest

Middle schools Norwayne boys 74, Spring Creek 20 -- Connor Narron and Tyheim Pitt led Norwayne with 12 points each, while Tyler Ruffin and Shepard Whitfield scored nine points each. Anthony Green led Spring Creek with 12 points. Norwayne (2-0)...

Monday, December 5, 2005

Falcons, Warriors finish 1-2 at tourney

PINETOPS -- Three Wayne County wrestlers protected their respective No. 1 seeds and unbeaten records with gold-medal efforts in the 12th annual Pierce-Davis Memorial contested Saturday at SouthWest Edgecombe. Eastern Wayne's duo of Chris Tesar and Travis Turner each claimed...

Prep sports

Faith Christian's Josh Brannan scored 27 points in two games to help boost the Conquerors to the championship of the Faith Christian Tip-Off Tournament. Brannan was named MVP in the tourney as the Conquerors (6-0) defeated Tabernacle-Monroe 62-41 on Friday,...

Sunday, December 4, 2005

Boys basketball roundup

NEWTON GROVE -- Clare Narron scored a game-high 18 points as the Rosewood Eagles improved to 2-0 with a 71-29 triumph at Hobbton on Friday night. After leading 12-8 after one quarter of play, Rosewood outscored the home team 31-2...

Girls basketball roundup

NEWTON GROVE -- Clare Narron scored a game-high 18 points as the Rosewood Eagles improved to 2-0 with a 71-29 triumph at Hobbton on Friday night. After leading 12-8 after one quarter of play, Rosewood outscored the home team 31-2...

MOC men top Saints; Lady Trojans fall

Courtesy Limestone College Sports Information GAFFNEY, S.C.-- The No. 6 ranked Mount Olive edged Limestone (S.C.) 65-59 in men's basketball action on Saturday night at the Timken Center. The Saints, who have yet to win a home game this season,...

Friday, December 2, 2005

North Johnston teams top Carolina Conference poll

In a poll conducted by the News-Argus, basketball coaches in the Class 1-A Carolina Conference are predicting the North Johnston boys and girls basketball teams to repeat as champions in 2005 -- but not unanimously. The Panther boys, who reached...

Charger varsities fall at Word of God

RALEIGH -- Adam Wright pumped in a team-high 15 points in Wayne Country Day's 79-35, non-conference loss Thursday evening at perennial independent schools power Word of God. The Chargers fell to 4-3 overall heading into next Tuesday's home game against...

Heidi Busch: Three-time All-American

Heidi Busch became the first-ever three-time All-American in Mount Olive athletics history, earning third team honors on the 2005 Daktronics Division II Volleyball All-America Team. Busch was an AVCA All-America Honorable Mention in 2003 and was named to the Daktronics...

Mount Olive places two on All-Southeast Region women's soccer team

Mount Olive defender Kristine Gallagher and midfielder April Jacobs both earned third team honors on the 2005 NSCAA Division II Women's Soccer All-Southeast Region Team, as selected by members of the National Soccer Coaches Association of America. With the award,...

Trojan women hoping to stay perfect

The Mount Olive College women's basketball team puts its undefeated record on the line Saturday as the Trojans travel to Gaffney, S.C., to take on Limestone in a Carolinas-Virginia Athletics Conference match-up. Tip-off is 5:30 p.m. A live Audio Webcast...

Trojans hope to rebound at Limestone

While the Mount Olive College men's basketball team is disappointed in losing its conference opener Tuesday night, the Trojans can take heart in one statistic: Mount Olive has the identical won-lost record it had at this time last year. And...

Thursday, December 1, 2005

CBA grapplers dominate 'Dogs

PIKEVILLE -- A disciple of the Charles B. Aycock wrestling program, second-year Princeton assistant coach Matt Rast knew what to expect during Wednesday evening's non-conference dual match. He just hoped the Bulldogs wouldn't lose their bite. "I think they were...

Local sports digest

ROSEBORO -- Rosewood junior Courtney Hill dropped in 20 points as the Eagles opened their season with a 65-40 win at Lakewood on Wednesday. Rosewood (1-0) jumped out to a 25-6 lead after the first period with hot shooting and...