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Friday, September 18, 2009

Eagles sweep county archrival in straight sets

Juliet Jones stared at the court. She never looked at the scoreboard during the third set and offered words of encouragement to the players. But the disappointment and frustration clearly showed on the Wayne Country Day coach's face. Wayne Christian...

Rosewood tops Goldsboro

One team got a victory and opportunity to improve. One team took a baby step in a positive direction. Rosewood swept Carolina 1-A Conference newcomer Goldsboro 25-11, 25-19, 25-20 on Thursday afternoon. The Eagles (4-6 overall) remained unbeaten in two...

Dawgs secure Carolina 1-A road victory

CALYPSO -- Riding the momentum of two strong performances, North Duplin's volleyball team got stopped in its tracks Thursday afternoon. Princeton turned in a dominating serving game and rolled to a 25-11, 25-13, 25-7 victory in Carolina 1-A Conference play....

Fishing report

Northern District Ocean: Offshore fishing was slow due to rough seas. Anglers had moderate-good success when they were able to access the Gulf stream with nice catches of wahoo, dolphin, amberjack, atlantic bonito, little tunny, along with yellowfin, blackfin and...

Mallard Cove course ready to go

FAISON -- As the dew thickens and first threats of frost creep into the early-morning air, a majority of avid outsdoorsmen think about finding a big buck or bagging a prized gobbler. Those who pursue waterfowl are a different breed....

September ushers in hunting season

Noon had arrived. It was the witching hour for hunters, and the first time most of them had fired a gun since hunting season ended the previous winter. Hunters headed into a harvest cornfield and stirred a few late-feeding flocks....

Plenty of storylines in Chase

From a three-time defending champion, arguably the hottest driver in the sport right now, a driver with plenty to gain or lose and two first-time entrants, NASCAR's 2009 Chase for the Cup has no shortage of variety. This is who...

Trojans down Coker

MOC Sports Information COKER, S.C. -- Tia Rose notched the game-winning goal in second-half action as Mount Olive defeated Coker (S.C.) College 3-2 in a women's college soccer match Thursday evening. It was the Conference Carolinas opener for both teams....

Friday preps

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Spring Creek earned its first victory of the season by defeating Carolina 1-A Conference foe Ayden-Grifton 17-25, 16-25, 25-19, 25-19, 15-11 on Thursday afternoon. Randi Oxendine paced the Gators with 14 assists, six service aces, two...

E. Wayne flu bug

Eastern Wayne athletics officials have rescheduled today's varsity football game with West Craven for Monday. Kickoff is 7 p.m. at Little Big Horn. The game has been postponed due to 14 players missing school and practice time this week...

Bray shoots 67 on Kinston links

Courtesy eGolf Pro Tour KINSTON -- According to golf experts, and apparently there are plenty, nothing is harder than following up a career round the next day. Dustin Bray, who opened the Walnut Creek Open with a course-record 11-under 60...