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Thursday, July 2, 2009

Wayne North avenges loss to Wayne South

Wayne County North is starting to show signs of maturity one win at a time. Logan Wicks pitched his second consecutive complete game and Wayne County North held on for a 4-3 win over Wayne County South on Wednesday evening...

Zach Wright will play in showcase game

East Carolina's Zach Wright is one of four Holyoke Blue Sox (New England Baseball League) selected to play in the annual Red Sox Draft Class Showcase game today at Fenway Park. Wright is batting .212 (7-for-33) with two doubles, a...

OPINION- Some athletes should fade away

As sports fans we love to cheer our heroes as much as we enjoy despising the star player for one of our beloved team's rivals or that overpaid athlete with an attitude that gets under our skin. I love rooting...

Edenton beats Post 11 to even series

EDENTON -- Wayne County Post 11 expected to play in a pitcher-friendly park Wednesday evening, but had those thoughts dashed when Edenton moved the contest to hitter-friendly Hicks Field. The change -- along with a torrential rainstorm -- factored...

Greene County wins 12u title

GRANTHAM -- Two strikes. The game-tying run 60 feet from home. The game-winning run at second base. Greene County reliever Justin Lee adjusted his hat, got the sign from his catcher and fired toward the plate. Wayne County's Jordan Gurley...

Junior Legion briefs

PIKEVILLE -- Aaron Champion permitted one hit in a complete-game effort as Charles B. Aycock hammered South Johnston 20-0 on the Junior American Legion baseball scene Wednesday evening. Officials halted the contest after 41/2 innings due to the mercy...