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Wednesday, November 18, 2009

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Wayne Christian opened its boys' basketball season with a 56-33 win over Wayne County Homeschool on Tuesday night. Luke Howell led the Eagles with 14 points and eight rebounds. Anthony Mulligan added four points and 10 boards, while teammate...

Odum getting his kicks for Cougars

Eric Reid searched nearly three years for a kicker. Allan Odum just wanted a chance. The two finally connected this season. Goldsboro's third-year head football coach, Reid beat the bushes to find a reliable place-kicker. Odum, a freshman in the...

Oliver running strong in NDHS offense

North Duplin will be staying closer to home in the second round of the N.C. High School Athletic Association 1-A (small-school) football playoffs on Friday night. Relatively speaking. After a six-hour drive to Cherokee in the opening round, the Rebels...

Cary Academy shocks WCDS boys

Message delivered. Cary Academy strolled into the Wayne Country Day gymnasium with no noticeable advantages. The host Chargers had the size, speed and depth. Despite those obstacles, Cary Academy turned in an impressive underdog performance and stunned WCDS 77-75 in...

CB Aycock tops Princeton wrestling

PIKEVILLE -- Offseason conditioning. Intense weight training. The preseason regimen definitely factored into Charles B. Aycock's season-opening, 58-12 triumph over Princeton on the wrestling mat Tuesday evening. Several first-year starters looked like seasoned veterans in Mark Peck's head coaching debut...