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Friday, October 9, 2009

Rosewood doesn't get bogged down at Spring Creek

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Rosewood avoided a potential "trap" and took care of Carolina 1-A Conference volleyball rival Spring Creek on Thursday evening in "The Swamp." The Eagles remained unbeaten in eight league matches this season with a 25-7, 25-14, 25-23...

Local activist 'expresses' views on Neuse River

NEW BERN -- Activism is defined by a person's ability and willingness to be accountable for what he or she thinks is right. Sometimes, more than words are used to explain the message. Larry Baldwin is a perfect example. Frustrated...

Fishing report

Northern District Ocean: Offshore anglers had fair to good results, catching dolphin, wahoo, and amberjack along with a few Atlantic bonito, little tunny, and skipjack, yellowfin, and blackfin tuna. Billfish catches were slow. Midrange fishing was very slow and uneventful,...

Effort seeking to place bluefin on endangered list

Courtesy NCCCA Citing the failure of the international community to rein in harvest of bluefin tuna, the Coastal Conservation Association is urging the United States to proceed with an effort to list the Atlantic bluefin on Appendix I to the...

Spot run passes fun through generation

My son Justin fished with me during his pre-teen years. But then the "wild child" decided fishing was boring. I told him one day, when his life got too busy to go fishing, he would cherish that way of being...

Local Preps Digest

PRINCETON -- Princeton stayed in the hunt for the Carolina 1-A Conference volleyball regular-season title with a 25-12, 25-10, 25-18 victory over Goldsboro on Thursday evening. Erin Schultze supplied the Bulldogs with 10 assists, two kills and two service...

Golden Falcons take three-set win over Warriors

Charles B. Aycock, little by little, has been making strides toward turning the corner. The Golden Falcons took another step in the right direction with a 25-19, 25-23, 25-17 win at county rival Eastern Wayne on Thursday evening. Tia Jackson...

Goldsboro native gets NCHSAA's top post

Courtesy NCHSAA CHAPEL HILL -- Goldsboro native and Rosewood High graduate Davis Whitfield has been selected the next executive director of the N.C. High School Athletic Association. The 39-year-old Whitfield succeeds Charlie Adams, who has been executive director of the...

Aycock cruises at home

PIKEVILLE -- Charles B. Aycock capped its Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference women's tennis campaign with an 8-1 conquest of county rival Southern Wayne on Thursday afternoon. The Golden Falcons (12-7 overall, 8-2 ECC) secured the league's No. 2 seed...