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Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Local Preps Digest

BETHEL -- Greene Central wrapped up its 16th consecutive Eastern Plains 2-A Conference regular-season tennis championship on Tuesday with a 9-0 win at North Pitt. Lauren Carraway, Elizabeth McLawhorn, Samantha Taylor, Jessica Gray, Abby Sugg and Abbey Dail all...

Greenfield shuts down Chargers

Mama said there'd be days like this. Wayne Country Day wants to quickly forget it. Arch nemesis Greenfield benefited from an indirect kick and added an early second-half goal in a 2-0 conquest of the Chargers on a cloudy, drizzly...

Eastern Wayne-Southern Wayne tennis box

Eastern Wayne 8 Southern Wayne 1 Singles: No. 1 Miller Delbridge (EW) d. Morgan Roberts 6-1, 6-2; No. 2 Janielle Daniel (EW) d. Jessica Best 6-2, 6-0; No. 3 Warner Underwood (EW) d. Erica Strickland 6-0, 6-0; No. 4 Amber...

Princeton picks up key Carolina 1-A victory at home

PRINCETON -- Trudi Rast's birthday celebration was a little bit sweeter after watching her team execute in the clutch. The Princeton head coach saw her team hold off a charging North Duplin squad in all three sets of a 25-20,...

MOC takes two from St. Andrews

MOC Sports Information MOUNT OLIVE -- Tia Rose punched in two goals as Mount Olive College throttled in-state rival St. Andrews 4-0 in a Conference Carolinas women's soccer match Tuesday evening. Felicia Dracz and Sam Weiss also scored for the...

Opinion -- Playoffs define heroes and scapegoats

A friend once told me "legends aren't great all the time, only when they have to be." Major League Baseball's postseason offers a time like few others for established legends and undiscovered heroes to be great when it matters most....

Warriors clinch share of third ECC 3-A crown

DUDLEY -- Eastern Wayne took care of business. And clinched a share of its third consecutive Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference women's tennis championship. The Warriors dominated singles play in an 8-1 victory over county rival Southern Wayne on Tuesday afternoon....