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Friday, August 21, 2009

Chargers' offense clicks early against Cougars

This one ended quickly. Bryce Creger scored in the first 30 seconds, finished with a hat trick (three goals) and Wayne Country Day crushed Flora MacDonald Academy 8-0 in a non-conference boys' soccer match Thursday afternoon. It was the season...

Archery season fast approaching

The key to consistent shooting is perfect practice. No apparatus highlights the truth in that theory quite like a bow and arrow. The archery season in North Carolina begins in less than a month. The planning for successful hunts must...

Fishing report

Northern District Ocean: Offshore fishing was good. The high volume dolphin catches dropped off just a bit but more of the larger specimens were caught. Anglers caught yellow and blackfin tuna, wahoo, greater amberjack, king mackerel, Atlantic bonito, little tunny...

Topwater lure drums up its own business

There are plenty of fishing guides across the state. While most of them fish high-profile waters, Capt. Jeff Cronk of Fish'n 4 Life Charters fishes the secretive backwaters of Swansboro. Their solitude is deceptive because these waters are home to...

Special dove hunt set for Sept. 5

RALEIGH -- The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will conduct a special dove hunt for youth on opening day, Sept. 5 at Mountain Island State Forest. The hunt is limited to 20 youth, ages 12 to 15 years old, who will...

Local preps digest

BEULAVILLE -- Harley Howard and Katie Gurley earned a pivotal point at No. 3 doubles and Charles B. Aycock escaped with a 5-4 win at East Duplin on Thursday. The two teams split the six singles matches before the...