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Friday, October 30, 2009

Phoenix sweeps Dawgs

PRINCETON -- Princeton couldn't find a rhythm. Raleigh Charter did. The Phoenix clicked off a 21-2, opening-set run and rode the momentum to a 25-6, 25-19, 26-24 victory over the Dawgs on Thursday evening. The three-set sweep sets up a...

New era begins for Fort Macon

A new chapter in the storied life of one of North Carolina's oldest and most popular tourist destinations begins Saturday. A new 22,547-square-foot coastal education and visitor center at Fort Macon State Park will be formally dedicated by the N.C....

Fishing Report

Northern District Ocean: Offshore anglers reeled in some very good catches of blackfin tuna in the 15- to 20-pound range. A few yellowfin and shipjack tuna, along with wahoo, dolphin, amberjack, atlantic bonito, little tunny and a few assorted billfish...

A stroke of good luck leads to trophy deer

Like most deer hunters, I'm addicted to the outdoors. I joke with my hunting buddies about "deer farming" or "deer watching" in these days when "quality deer management" and "trophy management" are watchwords for the activities we once called "hunting."...

Green squad hangs on for two-point win

MOUNT OLIVE -- On a night that was billed as a showcase for Mount Olive women's basketball team, the defense shined brighter than the offense as the Green team claimed the annual Green and White scrimmage at Kornegay Arena. With...

Opinion -- Heisman race is interesting

A year ago, the Heisman Trophy race was compelling and competitive as three of the best quarterbacks in recent memory battled to be named the best player in college football. This year, the Heisman race seems to have more of...

Local Preps Digest

BURGAW -- Rosewood's volleyball season came to a close in a 25-8, 25-12, 25-16 loss on Thursday at Pender in the third round of the N.C. High School Athletic Association 1-A volleyball playoffs. Megan Tyndall provided 13 digs for...