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Monday, June 30, 2008

Post 11 beats Pitt County 160

WINTERVILLE -- Jay Rose foiled a late-game coaching strategy and delivered the game-winning hit as Wayne County Post 11 prevailed 12-8 in 10 innings over Pitt County 160 on Sunday evening. The reigning Area I champion, Wayne County (11-3 overall)...

K-Tribe whips Potomac 6-1

Jason Denham and Jerad Head combined for RBI hits as Kinston cruised past Potomac 6-1 at historic Grainger Stadium on Sunday. Denham provided a two-out, two-run double in the fourth inning and an RBI double in the sixth. Head connected...

Mudcats fall 6-5

Mat Gamel delivered a five-hit performance as Huntsville edged Carolina 6-5 on the Five County Stadium diamond on Sunday afternoon. Gamel collected four singles and one double in five at-bats, scored twice and drove in a run against three different...

Sunday, June 29, 2008

Goldsboro's Morgan resigns

Goldsboro High School officials are searching for a new boys' basketball coach. Tod Morgan officially resigned Saturday afternoon, four days after reportedly accepting the same position at Chapel Hill High School. "I'm very thankful for the opportunity I was given...

Giving back: Thornton comes home to Goldsboro

Cleats clicked on the metal bleachers as players walked single file onto the plush, green football field at Goldsboro High School. Each player took a knee. All edged in closer and nearly touched shoulder to shoulder as David Thornton stepped...

Senior Legion: Post 11 offense explodes in fourth inning

TARBORO -- Wayne County Post 11 spotted Edgecombe County Post 316 a three-run advantage on Saturday evening, and then turned the tables in the fourth inning. Wayne County plated 13 runs and cruised to a 14-4, seven-inning decision on the...

Junior Legion: Wayne County South sweeps regular-season series from North

DUDLEY -- When two hot teams hit the diamond for a cross-county showdown, something has to give. Cody Richards and Scott Holloman each slugged a home run as Wayne County South defeated Junior Legion rival Wayne County North 10-3 in...

Mount Olive athletics program receives further recognition

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mount Olive College posted a program-best, 84th finish in the 2007-08 U.S. Academy NACDA Directors Cup Standings for NCAA Division II programs. The Trojans compiled 211.5 points, including the maximum 100 points for winning the 2008 Division...

Friday, June 27, 2008

Wright's eighth-inning homer starts Post 11's rally

DUDLEY -- Wayne County Post 11 rose from the dreaded depths of despair with a stirring, eighth-inning comeback Thursday evening. Zach Wright's solo home run ignited a seven-run uprising as Post 11 triumphed 11-9 over Pitt County 39 on the...

Local digest

Caroline Riggs cranked out two hits and Wayne County emerged the Babe Ruth 12U District 8 softball champion with a 7-4 victory over Kinston-Lenoir on Thursday evening. Riggs added an RBI. Teammates Stephanie Smith, Logan Taylor (RBI) and Haley Ginn...

Huntsville rolls past Carolina

Alcides Escobar missed hitting for the cycle as Huntsville hammered Carolina 8-1 at Five County Stadium on Thursday evening. Escobar singled, doubled and homered in a 3-for-6, three-RBI effort. Stars pitcher Brae Wright (6-6) permitted just six hits and one...

Frederick stops K-Tribe

Kinston smacked three home runs in the first three innings, but Frederick claimed a 10-6, series-opening victory Thursday evening. Brian Juhl, Nick Weglarz and Jared Goedert all went yard for the K-Tribe, who lost just their second game in second-half...

Trail riding changes at LeJune

Patrons will need a military ID card or sponsor to continue using a new running trail near Camp Lejeune. Jacksonville will dedicate the "Rails to Trails" pedestrian-bicycle path Saturday. The path runs parallel to Highway 24 is open to the...

NC fishing report

Northern District Dare, Hyde, Currituck & Beaufort Counties Ocean: Offshore catches were moderate to good with limits of dolphin, along with some yellow and blackfin tuna, amberjack, wahoo, king mackerel, and assorted sharks. Billfish catches were much improved with nice...

Legislation prohibits ORVs from riding Hatteras Seashore

For hundreds of North Carolina sportsmen who race to the surf around the Cape Hatteras National Seashore each morning in hopes of reeling in a prized Spanish Mackerel or Blackfish, 2008 has been a year of disappointment. Not due to...

Thursday, June 26, 2008

Post 11 dominates Apex 13-3

DUDLEY -- A lopsided victory over an undermanned opponent could cause concern with a key division contest on the horizon. Brad Reaves hopes it's a good omen. Wayne County Post 11 pounded out 11 hits and claimed a 13-3 decision...

Local digest

Thunder rumbled through the Grantham Sports Complex on Wednesday evening and washed out opposing teams' hopes of advancing beyond the Babe Ruth District 8 tournament. The Wayne County Thunder 8U and 10U punched their tickets for state-tournament play with victories...

Mudcats lose to Huntsville

Freddy Parejo's pinch-hit, ninth-inning double propelled Huntsville to a 7-6 victory over Carolina at Five County Stadium on Wednesday evening. The Stars held leads of 4-1 and 6-4, but the Mudcats rallied to tie the game each time until Parejo's...

Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Wayne 14Us crush Lenoir

Wayne County 14U all-star softball coach Shawn Tyndall knows that winning is not always going to come so easy. Tyndall's team of local standouts tallied 18 runs in the top half of the first inning and raced past Kinston-Lenoir 30-0...

Local digest

Wayne County North claims extra-inning road victory KINSTON -- Jose Ponce's game-winning RBI hit in the eighth inning lifted Wayne County North to 5-4 win over Junior Legion foe Kinston on the Parrott Academy diamond Tuesday evening. Michael Fields recored...

Mayorson's hit lifts Carolina

Manuel Mayorson pounded out a three-run, eighth-inning hit as Carolina squeezed past Huntsville 9-8 at Five County Stadium on Tuesday. Mayorson finished the game 4-for-5. Chris Mobley retired the Stars on three strikeouts in the ninth inning and earned his...

Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Post 11 rallies to beat Kinston

DUDLEY -- Thomas Pilkington needed another chance. After committing two errors, Pilkington delivered an eighth-inning, game-winning home run as Wayne County Post 11 edged Kinston 11-10 in Area I East South Division play. The victory snapped Post 11's three-game skid....

Local digest

From staff reports Four Wayne County teams are in the championship round of their respective Babe Ruth District 8 softball tournaments at Grantham Middle School. The Wayne County Thunder 8U squad advanced to Wednesday's title game and awaits the winner...

Johnson to rehab with Mudcats

Josh Johnson, a right-hander for the Florida Marlins, will make a rehabilitation start for Carolina tonight at Five County Stadium. Johnson made two rehab starts with the Mudats in 2007 after going on the disabled list with an irritated ulnar...

Monday, June 23, 2008

Wayne County dealt third consecutive loss of season

NEW BERN -- After winning its first six games of the season, Wayne County Post 11 is headed in the wrong direction. New Bern Post 24 claimed a nine-run advantage after two innings and coasted to a 10-4 victory at...

Grantham's hit lifts Wayne County South

DUDLEY -- Zach Grantham's game-winning RBI single in the bottom of the seventh inning capped a five-run rally as Wayne County South defeated Kinston 7-6 on Sunday evening. Scott Holloman's grand slam in the seventh tied the game at 6-6...

Castillo's homer saves K-Tribe

Alex Castillo smacked a walk-off home run in the 10th inning as Kinston escaped Salem 10-9 at historic Grainger Stadium on Sunday afternoon. Beau Mills and Jared Goedert each added a homer for the K-Tribe, which built a 9-1 advantage...

Chattanooga hooks Mudcats

Danny Dom cranked a three-run, first-inning homer and Chattanooga rolled past Carolina 10-1 on Sunday afternoon. Alberto Concepcion accounted for the Mudcats' lone run with a ninth-inning RBI single....

Sunday, June 22, 2008

John Wooten: News-Argus Baseball Player of the Year

Spend five minutes with John Wooten and it's easy to tell the only statistic that matters to the Eastern Wayne third baseman and hard-throwing reliever is the number in the win column. Wooten finished the season with a .551 batting...

John Alphin: News-Argus Baseball Pitcher of the Year

John Alphin might have thrown his last pitch, hit his last home run and taken his last bus ride with his teammates. The North Lenoir senior wouldn't change a thing. With his future in baseball in jeopardy thanks to a...

Jabo Fulghum: News-Argus Baseball Coach of the Year

Entering the 2008 season, Eastern Wayne head coach Jabo Fulghum knew his talented team had a strong work ethic and just the right mix of leadership. But like any coach, he had questions. "I felt like we had the ingredients...

Lauren Darden: News-Argus Softball Pitcher of the Year

Too often in sports, statistics tell only half of the story regarding a player's dominance. The numbers, however, hardly quantify Lauren Darden's performance inside the pitcher's circle this season. The Southern Wayne right-hander logged an eye-popping 251 strikeouts in 1642/3...

Emily Jordan: News-Argus Softball Player of the Year

Charles B. Aycock hurler Emily Jordan dominated in the pitcher's circle, contributed at the plate and showed her leadership throughout the 2008 softball season. The Methodist University signee took a young team on her shoulders and helped guide it to...

Jeff Stocks: News-Argus Softball Coach of the Year

If coaches are measured by the number of titles they win, Jeff Stocks is quickly rising up the ranks. Three consecutive N.C. Christian Schools Association Class 2-A state softball championships have helped put Faith Christian and its veteran head coach...

Friday, June 20, 2008

Wayne County South dealt home defeat

DUDLEY -- Wayne County South dropped a 3-1 decision to Farmville on Thursday evening. Will Beasley took the loss on the mound allowing two runs on just two hits with two strikeouts and five walks in 42/3 innings of work....

K-Tribe erupts in 2nd inning

Jared Goedert slugged a second-inning, grand slam home run as Kinston knocked off Lynchburg 13-8 at historic Grainger Stadium on Thursday evening. Goedert's homer highlighted the 13-run, 10-hit inning as the K-Tribe remained unbeaten (3-0) in second-half play. The Hillcats...

Mudcats earn road shutout

Four Carolina pitchers combined for a six-hitter in a 2-0 shutout over Southern League rival Chattanooga on Thursday evening. Daniel Barone, Jarrett Santos, Jeff Gogal and Chris Mobley helped the Mudcats keep sole possession of the Northern Division lead in...

Thursday, June 19, 2008

Rosewood wins in Babe Ruth action

Derek Neal earned Most Valuable Player honors and Rosewood achieved perfection with a 12-2 triumph over Eastern Wayne Blue in the Wayne County Babe Ruth 10U baseball tournament championship. Neal pounded out two hits along with Trent Marquard and Ethan...

Lancaster named Division II Coach of Year

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mount Olive College baseball coach Carl Lancaster has been named the 2008 ABCA Division II national coach of the year. The Wayne County native becomes the first coach in Trojan history to win national coach of the...

K-Tribe drops Lynchburg

Kinston used a five-run, eighth-inning uprising to turn back Lynchburg 6-5 at historic Grainger Stadium on Wednesday evening. Jerad Head ignited the rally with a solo home run -- his fifth of the season. Johnny Drennen, Beau Mills and Nick...

Mudcats defeat Lookouts

Rick Vanden Hurk tossed six scoreless innings and Chris Coghlan celebrated his birthday with four hits as Carolina thrashed Chattanooga 7-0 on Wednesday evening. Vanden Hurk recorded nine strikeouts for his first win since April 12. Relievers Matt Yourkin and...

Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Wayne County dealt second straight loss

GREENVILLE -- Two losses in 24 hours? Sixth-year Wayne County Post 11 coach Brad Reaves isn't ready to hit the panic button ... yet. Pitt County Post 39 erupted for four second-inning runs and kept the momentum in a 9-2...

Local sports digest

DUDLEY -- Keenan Wynn delivered a game-winning, bases-loaded single in the eighth inning to score Corey Howell and lift Wayne County South to a 3-2 victory over North Lenoir on Tuesday night. Jordan Williams paced the Wayne County offense with...

Sherrer, Mitchell honored

MOUNT OLIVE -- Highly-decorated Mount Olive College graduates Jason Sherrer and Sam Mitchell have been recognized as the 2007-08 Conference Carolinas male and female athlete-of-the-year, respectively. The awards are voted upon by league athletics directors and are the first-ever for...

K-Tribe holds off Lynchburg

Kinston opened second-half play with a 4-3 victory over Carolina League rival Lynchburg at historic Grainger Stadium on Tuesday evening. Every K-Tribe batter in the lineup collected at least one hit. Niuman Romero finished 3-for-4, while Cirilo Cumberbatch and Beau...

Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Post 11 dropped by New Bern

DUDLEY -- Wayne County Post 11 has thrived on late-inning comebacks during its 6-0 start this season. The trend momentarily ended Monday evening. New Bern Post 24 pieced together four runs in the final three innings and prevailed 9-7 on...

Sunday, June 15, 2008

Unfinished business: Heel's right-hander ready to shed bridesmaid's role in Omaha

Rob Wooten and his North Carolina teammates have enjoyed their trips to baseball's mecca -- the College World Series at Omaha, Neb. But the senior concedes that runner-up finishes in the Tar Heels' previous two appearances have been nothing less...

Lynchburg shutout K-Tribe

The Lynchburg Hillcats shutout the Kinston Indians 8-0 Saturday night in Virginia. Lynchburg starter and former Clemson Tiger Daniel Moskos (6-3), gave up just three hits in seven plus innings of work for the victory. Lynchburg got to Kinston starter...

Artemis claims 50th Big Rock title

MOREHEAD CITY -- After five anxious days of waiting, the Artemis crew captured the 50th annual Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament, winning $708,400 from the event's $1,854,575 purse. The Charleston, S.C.-based Artemis, captained by David 'Bucky' Copleston, arrived at the...

Eastern Wayne seizes league cup

From staff reports CHAPEL HILL -- Second-place efforts in four spring sports helped Eastern Wayne capture the Wachovia Cup Conference championship in the Class 3-A Eastern Carolina Conference. The Warriors claimed their first regular-season baseball title since 1989 and seized...

Friday, June 13, 2008

Lofton says 'yes' to UNCW

DUDLEY -- Graduation from high school brings new beginnings. For Southern Wayne softball standout Brianna Lofton, her new beginning will take place at UNC Wilmington. The speedy outfielder has committed to play for the Seahawks next fall. "I am really...

Artemis moves closer to Big Rock crown

MOREHEAD CITY -- Time is never on the side of competitive fishermen, and this weekend will be no different for the anglers at the Big Rock Blue Marlin fishing tournament. With only two days left, the leaderboard has tightened and...

N.C. fishing report

Northern District Dare, Hyde, Currituck & Beaufort Counties Ocean: Offshore catches were more diverse, with moderately good catches of dolphin, wahoo, king mackerel. amberjack, little tunny, Atlantic bonito; and both yellow and blackfin tuna. Billfish catches increased. Mid-range anglers continued...

Thursday, June 12, 2008

Former Eastern Wayne standouts set new mark

There were spectators. There were flashbulbs. And there was a historic finish. One day before the start of the 112th annual U.S. Open, Wayne County's best young golfers hit the links at Goldsboro Municipal Golf Course for the annual junior...

ECU ticket sales

East Carolina has less than 2,500 tickets available with two-plus months remaining before its season-opening football game against Virginia Tech on Aug. 30. The game will be played at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte. Nearly 20,000 tickets have been...

Coastal Plain League - Tobs

Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Holland shares experiences at event

Terry Holland knows the ins-and-outs of public education in the state of North Carolina. The athletics director at East Carolina University shared some of his experiences with Wayne Community College graduates, faculty and various members of the Goldsboro community at...

Hinson and Lancaster guide Tobs to win

Lenoir Community College standout T.J. Hinson threw two scoreless innings as Wilson rallied past Columbia 6-5 in Coastal Plain League action Tuesday evening. It was Hinson's first-ever appearance with the Tobs. Jesse Lancaster's two-run single pulled Wilson within a run...

K-Tribe edges Salem

Kinston dumped Salem 3-2 for its fourth consecutive win Tuesday evening. Hector Rondon retired seven straight batters during one stretch and finished with six strikeouts. It was his third win in his last four starts. Luis Perdomo collected his league-leading...

Local Sports Digest

From staff reports LaGRANGE -- Six players pounded out two hits apiece as Wayne County South hammered North Lenoir 15-6 in a Junior Legion baseball contest Tuesday evening. Kenan Winn (2-for-3) Winn homered and drove in two runs for Wayne...

Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Junior Legion routs Farmville

FARMVILLE -- Wayne County North used a John Taylor grand-slam to propel themselves to a 19-9 victory over Farmville Post 160 in junior legion baseball action on Monday. Taylor also belted a double as part of a 3-for-3 effort. Jose...

General Assembly honors Trojans

The State General Assembly made it official -- the state of North Carolina is proud of the Mount Olive College baseball team. A joint resolution was passed by the North Carolina House of Representatives and the State Senate honoring the...

K-Tribe rally late to down Salem

The Kinston Indians earned their 11th comeback win of the year, and their third win in a row, beating the Salem Avalanche, 3-2, in the opener of a three game series on Monday night in Virginia. The K-Tribe bats couldn't...

Mudcats can't hold early lead

Russell Mitchell hit two home runs over the left field wall to lead Jacksonville past Carolina 9-5 Monday night in front of 3,141 at Five County Stadium. Carolina (35-29) took a first inning lead when Gaby Sanchez hit an RBI...

Monday, June 9, 2008

Sutton repeats at WCMA

By RYAN HANCHETT News-Argus Sports Writer In golf, experience is everything. Years of patrolling the local fairways paid dividends for Lionel Sutton, who captured a second consecutive Wayne County Mens Amateur title on Sunday. Sutton fired a final round 68...

Wayne County Amateur final scores

10th Wayne County Amateur Final Round at Lane Tree Country Club Open Division Sutton, Lionel 73-71-68 -- 212 Campbell, Ryan 70-71-72 -- 213 Burke, Jonathan 72-72-70 -- 214 Jones, Dane 72-72-70 -- 214 Greene, Jonathan 74-66-74 -- 214 Woodard, Scott...

Mudcats top Jacksonville

Zebulon, NC Cameron Maybin went two for three, including a first inning homerun to lead the Carolina Mudcats past the Jacksonville Suns 3-1 Sunday afternoon at Five County Stadium. Willie Glen pitched four shutout innings in a surprise start...

K-Tribe beats Myrtle Beach

The Kinston Indians won their second game in a row and took their second series from the first place Myrtle Beach Pelicans, winning 5-4 Sunday afternoon at Historic Grainger Stadium. Kinston took two of three from the Pelicans back at...

Post 11 takes two games in legion baseball action

By ANDREW STEVENS News-Argus Sports Writer DUDLEY - While its opposition failed to provide much of a test on Sunday, Wayne County Post 11 got all it could handle in the form of triple-digit temperatures. Post 11 battled through a...

Sunday, June 8, 2008

Five Trojans have dreams come true in MLB draft

MOUNT OLIVE -- Hollywood couldn't have scripted it any better. From winning a national championship to getting drafted all in a week's time, the past seven or eight days have been a whirlwind of emotions for five member's of Mount...

Greene takes lead to Lane Tree

DUDLEY -- Players in the tenth annual Wayne County Men's Amateur golf championship put their best foot forward at Southern Wayne Counrty Club on Saturday, and the competition got heated. Literally. With temperatures soaring to the 100 degree mark, players...

Friday, June 6, 2008

K-Tribe's Deter throws shutout

Jim Deters threw a complete-game shutout as Kinston defeated Wilmington 2-0 in game two of a doubleheader Thursday evening. The Blue Rocks took the opener 6-5 in completion of a suspended game from Wednesday due to rain. Deters permitted three...

N.C. fishing report

Northern District Dare, Hyde, Currituck & Beaufort Counties Ocean: Offshore anglers are still catching plenty of yellowfin and blackfin tuna, along with some nice dolphin in the 30- to 40-pound range. Wahoo, little tunny, amberjack, Atlantic bonito, and assorted sharks...

Thursday, June 5, 2008

Champions look to repeat at amateur

It is good to be king. Going into opening round play of the 10th installment of the Wayne County Men's Amateur Golf Championship, the defending champion in each division is again the favorite to reign supreme. For competitors in the...

MOC's Vertcnik powers Swampdogs

Alex Vertcnik delivered the game-winning single as Fayetteville edged Wilson 6-5 in an 11-inning, Coastal Plain League contest on the historic Fleming Stadium diamond on Wednesday evening. Vertcnik batted 2-for-2 with four RBI and drew four walks in six plate...

K-Tribe suspended... Again

After claiming a 6-2, extra-inning victory in the completion of a suspended game on Wednesday afternoon, Kinston had its second contest with Wilmington ... you guessed it ... suspended. Rain halted play with the game tied at 3-3 in the...

Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Tavon Waters transferring to FSU

Every athlete dreams of taking their game to the next level. Former Wayne County prep standout Tavon Waters is getting that chance. Waters recently announced that he will be leaving Brunswick Community College, and enrolling at perennial Central Intercollegiate Athletic...

Mudcats give up big inning

Carolina gave up another big inning Tuesday evening. Montgomery capitalized on a six-run, fifth-inning outburst and claimed a 10-5 victory at Riverwalk Stadium. The Biscuits used six hits, including Rashad Eldridge's two-RBI double, and a walk to take control of...

Tuesday, June 3, 2008

Mount Olive is no longer known for just pickles

MOUNT OLIVE -- Literary master Wendy Wasserstein once penned the phrase "Don't live down to expectations. Go out there and do something remarkable." The Mount Olive College baseball team certainly did. Escorted by the Spring Creek marching band, the Trojans...

Local digest

LaGRANGE -- The Wayne County North Junior Legion baseball team enters exam week with a 2-3 record. Directed by head coach Jabo Fulghum, WCN dropped a 7-5 decision to North Lenoir on Sunday afternoon. Robert Faucet batted 1-for-3, while Derek...

K-Tribe fall to Wilmington

Wilmington pitcher Ed Cegarra, a 19-year-old making his second start of the season, notched three strikeouts in a seven-inning stretch as the Blue Rocks topped Kinston 2-1 on Monday evening. Nick Weglarz supplied the K-Tribe's lone RBI hit. Cegarra and...

Monday, June 2, 2008

Champs come home

MOUNT OLIVE — One sign said it all: “U Rock MOC!” Escorted around campus by the Mount Olive Police Department with blue lights flashing, the Mount Olive College baseball team returned home before a small gathering of fans Sunday...

Maybin leads Cats on road

Cameron Maybin homered twice and scored three runs as Carolina dumped Montgomery 5-3 on Sunday afernoon. Maybin (3-for-4) ripped his home runs in the first and sixth innings. Gaby Sanchez added two hits for the Mudcats, who took a 2-0...

K-Tribe splits doubleheader

Kinston split a doubleheader with Potomac on Sunday. Alex Castillo supplied two run-scoring singles as the K-Tribe took the opener 7-5. The Cannons salvaged the series with a 4-0 victory in the nightcap. Carlton Smith emerged the winning pitcher in...

Sunday, June 1, 2008

NATIONAL CHAMPS: Mount Olive claims Division II CWS baseball crown

SAUGET, Ill. -- No. 1-ranked Mount Olive tasted victory for the 58th time Saturday afternoon. But none was as sweet as this. The Trojans earned their first-ever national championship in any sport with a 6-2 victory over Ouachita (Ark.) Baptist...

Trojan seniors go out with ultimate prize

SAUGET, Ill. -- Twelve Mount Olive College seniors have certainly left their mark on the baseball program and set the standard for future teams. And Saturday punctuated the end of their stellar careers on the final day of the NCAA...

Five Trojans earn spots on all-CWS team

SAUGET, Ill. -- In addition to carting home the NCAA Division II College World Series trophy, five Mount Olive College players earned a little extra hardware Saturday afternoon. David Cooper, Alex Vertcnik, Rich Racobaldo, Jesse Lancaster and Casey Hodges each...

Four MOC players garner All-American recognition

SAUGET, Ill. -- Four Mount Olive College baseball players earned All-American status from three different publications, which was announced during the NCAA Division II College World Series. Right-handed hurler Ryan Schlecht picked up first-team A-A honors on the National Collegiate...

Youthful Post 11 pitching staff fares well

AHOSKIE -- Wayne County Post 11 never paints a Rembrandt when it plays Area I East rival Ahoskie. But, despite the ugliness of the game, Post 11 manages to win. Zach Wright clubbed a home run and Wayne County capitalized...

Post 11 gets Area I East South Division win

DUDLEY -- Wayne County Post 11's offense was a bit late to the party on Friday evening, but fortunately Taylor Allen was right on time. The senior from Rosewood tossed seven innings of three-hit shutout baseball and Post 11's bats...

C.B. Aycock spring athletes honored

PIKEVILLE -- Charles B. Aycock recognized its spring sports athletes with a season-ending awards ceremony. Senior softball standout Emily Jordan and senior wrestler Jarrett Covar earned the female and male athlete of the year awards, respectively. Ashley Toler and Jackson...