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Friday, August 28, 2009

Gators hand Greene Central road loss.

SEVEN SPRINGS --  Coming off a successful season that ended with a Carolina 1-A Conference championship and a postseason berth, the Spring Creek boys' soccer team could not wait to get on the field for 2009. They couldn't even wait...

Local Preps Digest

Wayne Christian rolled past Grace Christian 9-0 on the John Allen Farfour Courts at Herman Park on Thursday afternoon. Brooke Barfield, Faith Sutton, Savannah Sutton, Samantha Reaves, Blake Govan and Taylor Willman were all singles winners for the Eagles....

Goldsboro resident gets rare lesson

Richard Cooke and his fishing companions had an interesting learning experience in early August. While fishing aboard Cooke's 29-foot Regulation, the captain's cousin, Rad Holton, reeled in a 27-inch dolphin. The catch doesn't sound too impressive stature-wise, but it proved...

Fishing report

Northern District Ocean: Offshore fishing slowed a bit, but there were still some good catches of dolphin, wahoo, greater amberjack, king mackerel, Atlantic bonito, little tunny, barracuda, yellowfin, blackfin and skipjack tuna. Billfish catches also slowed, but anglers are still...

MOC drops opener

MOC Sports Information MOUNT OLIVE -- Faye Corbett broke a scoreless tie in the 27th minute and No. 21-ranked UNC Pembroke posted a 2-0 shutout over Mount Olive College on the women's college soccer scene Thursday evening. It was the...

Bears take three-setter from EW

Opportunity knocked and Eastern Wayne simply couldn't answer. Down one set, the Warriors held a commanding 18-10 lead in the second set. But visiting New Bern rallied and eventually claimed a 25-17, 26-24, 25-21 non-conference victory Thursday afternoon. Emily Sparks'...

Gryphons take battle of state-ranked teams

PIKEVILLE -- Perennial powerhouse Rocky Mount simply overwhelmed Charles B. Aycock in a battle of state-ranked teams on a sweltering Thursday afternoon. The Gryphons rolled to a 9-0, non-conference victory. "They're good," said second-year Golden Falcons head coach Brad Matthews....