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Friday, December 4, 2009

Ashley earns Fishery accolade

Courtesy NCWRC Keith Ashley, a district fisheries biologist with the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, was named Fishery Biologist of the Year by the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies at its 63rd annual meeting. Ashley was recognized for his...

Salttwater Sportsman Seminar in New Bern

Local anglers will appreciate the short drive to New Bern to attend the 23rd annual Saltwater Sportsman Seminar Series. George Poveromo, host of George Poveromo's World of Saltwater Fishing on ESPN2 and a Senior Editor of Saltwater Sportsman, will headline...

Three Commission members resign

PINE KNOLL SHORES -- Years of being ignored took their final toll on three members of the Southern Flounder Advisory Committee, and each handed in their respective resignation as a result. Co-chairmen Joe Shute and Owen Lupton, along with committee...

ND-Hobbton boxes

BOYS Hobbton 10 13 18 26 -- 67 North Duplin 9 11 13 13 -- 46 HOBBTON (1-1) Joe Shoonmaker 2 3 2-2 15, Xavier Thompson 4 0 5-10 13, Malcolm Swinson 1 0 0-0 2, Keion Dates 1 0...

Wildcats crank up offense in second half

CALYPSO -- Hobbton had the final offensive outburst Thursday evening. The Wildcats used a game-ending 10-2 run to turn back North Duplin 67-46 in a non-conference game closer than the final score indicates. The teams played at a frenetic pace...

NC fishing report

Northern Region Dare, Hyde, Currituck & Beaufort Counties Ocean: Offshore anglers had a slow week with only a few tuna and an occasional wahoo and dolphin to show for their efforts. Midrange fishing improved, and anglers landed some very nice...

1-AA Eastern Finals: Cougars enter as the underdogs

Third-year Goldsboro High head football coach Eric Reid and his team will experience a role reversal tonight at unbeaten Southwest Onslow. The Cougars aren't the favorites despite entering the N.C. High School Athletic Association 1-AA (large-school) eastern championship on the...

Local Preps Digest

SNOW HILL -- Zach Behrend remained unbeaten and Nick Quillen picked up his team-leading 12th individual victory during Rosewood's 75-6, non-conference thrashing of Greene Central on the wrestling mat Thursday evening. Behrend logged a second-period fall over the Rams'...

Local Opinion -- 'Old' Favre returns

My biggest attraction and more recently biggest turnoff with Brett Favre in has been his unpredictability. From the offseason waffling of will he or won't he return, to the late season collapses and interception totals that piled up faster than...