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Saturday, November 14, 2009

No. 1-ranked Dixon foils Spring Creek's regional title bid

HOLLY RIDGE -- Spring Creek boldly went where no Wayne County team had ever gone before -- to the eastern regional boys' soccer finals. Dixon made sure that's where the Gators' playoff run ended. The No. 1-ranked Bulldogs controlled possession...

Rosewood-Mt. Airy box

Rosewood 0 0 0 0 -- 0 Mt. Airy 14 24 7 7 -- 52 First quarter MA -- Wheeler 42 pass from Hinson (Wheeler run), 9:50 MA -- Collier 42 pass from Hinson (kick failed), 0:40.0 Second quarter MA...

Defending 1-A state champ Mt. Airy shuts out Rosewood

MOUNT AIRY -- Rosewood High coach Robert Britt just wanted his team to play well and see what championship football is all about Friday night. The Eagles got his wish against Mount Airy, the reigning N.C. High School Athletic Association...

Princeton-Hayesville box

Hayesville 6 0 7 12 -- 25 Princeton 0 20 0 8 -- 28 First quarter H -- Nuckolls 4 run (kick failed), 3:33 Second quarter P -- Gurganus 25 run (Brush kick), 2:49 P -- Carmichael 31 run (Brush...

Princeton rallies, wins first playoff game in nearly four decades

PRINCETON -- How sweet it is. Princeton scored the go-ahead touchdown with four minutes to play and defeated Hayesville 28-25 in the opening round of the N.C. High School Athletic Association 1-A western football playoffs Friday evening. The Dawgs claimed...

Rebels scalp Cherokee

CHEROKEE -- The 300-plus mile, one-way trip didn't bother North Duplin. The 10th-seeded Rebels kept their mistakes to a minimum and upended seventh-seeded Cherokee 14-7 in their opening-round, N.C. High School Athletic Association 1-A western football playoff game Friday...

North Duplin-Cherokee box

North Duplin 7 0 0 7 -- 14 Cherokee 0 0 7 0 -- 7 First quarter ND -- Deaver 38 pass from Schilling (Torres kick), 1:24 Third quarter C -- Carmichael 46 pass to Sequoya (kick good), 4:50 Fourth...

All-American Easley, Holloman expected to lead Trojan men's basketball team

All the necessary pieces appear to be in place for the Mount Olive College men's basketball team to take the next step forward. All that remains is the execution. The Trojans return a pair of talented seniors -- two-time All-American...

James Kenan-East Montgomery box

E. Montgomery 0 0 0 6 -- 6 James Kenan 21 0 6 7 -- 34 First quarter JK -- Parker 3 run (Bautista kick), 6:44 JK -- Frederick 21 blocked punt return (Bautista kick), 5:08 JK -- Parker 2...

Websters early INT jumpstarts James Kenan

WARSAW -- The defense got it started. Special teams and offense followed suit. Johnathan Webster's interception return ignited a three-touchdown, first-quarter outburst as James Kenan throttled East Montgomery 34-6 in their opening-round, N.C. High School Athletic Association 1-AA football playoff...

Goldsboro-South Robeson box

South Robeson 0 0 0 6 -- 6 Goldsboro 0 14 14 14 -- 42 Second quarter G -- Montgomery 59 run (Odum kick), 10:26 G -- Sykes 34 pass from Sprangle (Odum kick), 7:56 Third quarter G -- Jones...

Personal foul penalty wakes up Goldsboro

The last thing South Robeson needed to do was give sluggish Goldsboro a wake-up call. The Mustangs' late hit penalty on quarterback Corteiz Sprangle provided the spark the Cougars needed Friday evening. Goldsboro erupted for 21 unanswered points and rolled...

Warren plans to add another chapter to family history at UNCW

Toe shoes to sneakers. Warm-up bar to racquet. A tutu for a skirt. An aspiring dancer during her early teen years, Emily Warren gave all that up to play a sport that's become her passion -- tennis. Alan Cuddington started...

Cobb scores three TDs in Aycock's opening-round playoff victory

HILLSBOROUGH -- Marcus Cobb rushed for 181 yards and three touchdowns, and Charles B. Aycock sloshed past Orange 28-7 on Saturday evening. The 10th-seeded Golden Falcons (10-2 overall) return to action Friday at Gray's Creek for a second-round, N.C....