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Thursday, August 20, 2009

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ROCKY MOUNT --Lauren Carraway claimed a victory at No. 1 singles, but it wasn't enough to propel Greene Central past Rocky Mount on Wednesday afternoon at Sunset Park. The Gryphons cruised to a 7-2 victory. Samantha Taylor earned the...

Fike drops Eastern Wayne tennis

Wilson Fike set the tone in singles play and Eastern Wayne never recovered during its 7-2, non-conference tennis loss on Wednesday afternoon. The Golden Demons captured five singles points including an impressive win at the No. 1 position by Mary-Katherine...

OPINION - Some teams destined to underachieve

Preseason optimism about the upcoming football season arrives on nearly every college campus like hoards of incoming freshmen this time of year. Often that optimism is warranted by returning starters, a favorable schedule and an experienced head coach. However, on...