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Friday, November 20, 2009

Walnut Creek to host Pro-Am

A Pro-Am tennis tournament will be held today, Saturday and Sunday at the Walnut Creek Country Club, along with clinics for both children and adults. Events will start with a junior clinic at 4:15 p.m. and an adult clinic at...

Clinton stops Southern Wayne

DUDLEY -- Southern Wayne tugged on Clinton's reins during the latter stages of its season-opening wrestling match Thursday evening. But the Darkhorses galloped to victory in five of the final six individual bouts, and dealt the Saints a 50-30 defeat...

Eagles soar past Bruins

WILSON -- Rosewood recorded eight individual victories, including seven pins, in a season-opening 46-30 conquest of Wilson Beddingfield on the wrestling mat Thursday evening. "It was so good to get a good, initial start to the season wrestling a...

Princeton community embracing, enjoying football team

Absence has truly made the heart grow fonder. Especially in the Princeton High football program. Starved for victories for nearly three decades, the Dawgs will play their second consecutive home game tonight against Hobbton in the N.C. High School Athletic...

Oyster shell expansion still growing

MOREHEAD CITY -- The oyster shell recycling program that has been responsible for the construction of several off-shore reefs along North Carolina's coast is continuing to grow. Now Durham County residents are getting into the act of recycling shells and...

Hunter's first bear is state's second heaviest

Dr. Noel Harvey hunted during his youth. But a busy life kept the 46-year-old Ph.D. scientist from Efland from hunting until he decided to go again five years ago. Harvey hunted wild hogs and deer in a quest for all...

Narron inks with UNC

PIKEVILLE -- It was a moment that seemed like it was a lifetime in the making. Growing up in major league baseball dugouts, Connor Narron was always advanced for his age. He was walking at eight months, riding a bicycle...

Trojan women suffer road loss

MOC Sports Information RICHMOND -- Helen Moore pumped in a team-high 14 points as Mount Olive College endured a 55-49 road loss against Virginia Union on Thursday evening. Moore pulled down rebounds and point guard Shequanta McGee added 11 points....

Local preps digest

HAVELOCK -- Will White scored a team-high 14 points and Eastern Wayne escaped Havelock with a 52-51, season-opening win on Thursday night. Rashawn Barnes supplied 13 points for the Warriors and Robert Washington added 12. Marvin Bowman had seven...

Falcon Invitational preview

First-year head coach Mark Peck and assistant coach Mark Bass agreed the team title chase will be "wide open" when the Falcon Invitational begins Saturday morning at C.B. Aycock in Pikeville. The day-long wrestling event will have 16 teams, including...

Aycock-Princeton wrestling agate

prep wrestling Clinton 50 Southern Wayne 30 119 -- Ted Rives (C) wbf Hunter Brown, 1:11; 125 -- Kaleb Sargent (C) wbf Emily Hudson, 0:39; 130 -- Pablo Meza (C) wbf Alttyyev Berdimyrut, 0:49; 135 -- Miles Bradshaw (SW)...

Opinion -- A few ACC football coaches on the hot seat

Job security, especially for a football coach, can change like the weather. Knock off a bitter rival or reel off a string of victories and you're the toast of the town. Lose to an inferior opponent or endure a difficult...