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Friday, December 11, 2009

Illegal deer kill raises hunting issues

The 1980s cartoon G.I. Joe ended the same way each Saturday morning with a phrase that makes resounding sense in its simplicity, "Knowing is half the battle." When taking to the field for a hunt, knowing what is legal is...

Books, inexpensive gifts to pass hunter's time

Throughout the year, I read many new books on outdoor subjects. Reading is a great way to pass time in a tree stand or during a long ride at "shotgun" to a hunting destination. Books are inexpensive gifts, are always...

Trojans still seek team identity

MOUNT OLIVE -- A blessing or a curse. Mount Olive College women's basketball coach Wendy Lee considers the team's two-week layoff as a blessing, and given her the opportunity to refine the Trojans' rotation. "I think we needed this time...

Higginbotham evaluates squad

BY ANDREW STEVENS News-Argus Sports Writer MOUNT OLIVE -- A critical stretch of five consecutive road games against quality opponents and a big man sidelined with a health concern are the current hurdles for Mount Olive's men's basketball team. The...

Friday preps

HOLLY RIDGE -- James Kenan earned its first victory of the season with a 72-68, non-conference triumph over Dixon on Wednesday night in non-conference basketball action. James Owens paced the Tigers with 24 points and nine rebounds. Jeremy Smith...

Opinion -- Few non-BCS matchups are intriguing in own way

The end of college football season is an event that annually haunts me like taxes and embarrassing pictures of my childhood. The lone silver lining in the sport's nearly seven month departure is the 33 bowls that span 20 days....