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Saturday, December 19, 2009

All-Area: Princeton's Williamson is coach of the year

Crouched on the sideline and studying a playcard during a game earlier this season, Princeton football coach Russell Williamson thought to himself "why didn't I do this five years ago?" Footballs zipped through the air and dropped into receivers hands...

Hyman logs double-double in Kenan's OT victory

WARSAW -- Dontrill Hyman paced four players in double figures with a game-high 27 points as James Kenan escaped Heide Trask, 80-72, in overtime on the Tri-County 1-A boys' basketball scene Friday evening. Hyman pulled down 10 boards for...

All-Area: Aycock's Pitt is defensive player of the year

Tyheim Pitt can turn it on like flipping a switch, going from mild-mannered and soft-spoken to intense and hard-hitting within a matter of seconds. Years of learning and analyzing the game of football allowed Pitt to become a great student...

Friday's prep basketball boxscores

BOYS Lejeune 9 12 16 21 -- 58 North Duplin 8 8 0 22 -- 36 LEJEUNE Malcolm Hart 0 0 2-2 2, Craig Wilson 4 0 5-5 13, Gavin Allen 4 0 3-6 11, Tyrone Brooks 4 1...

North Duplin boys have tough outing vs. Lejeune

CALYPSO -- There are a few dubious feats that no team ever wants to be associated with. One is a scoreless quarter in basketball. North Duplin put up a zero during third-period play Friday evening and suffered a 58-38, non-conference...

Hickson FTs sink MOC men on road

MOC Sports Information SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Brandon Hickson drained two free throws in the final 17 seconds, and St. Augustine's defeated in-state rival Mount Olive on day two of the Hampton Inn and Suites Fall Finals Classic at Armstrong Atlantic...

Catawba women use 9-0 run to dispatch MOC

MOC Sports Information SALISBURY -- Mount Olive pulled within a two-possession in the final 67 seconds, but Catawba used a game-ending 9-0 run to claim an 83-69, non-conference women's basketball victory Friday evening. Senior forward Helen Moore poured in a...

All-Area: Gurganus, Cobb named co-offensive players of the year

One picks apart defenses with a right arm that at times appears to possess magic, while the other runs with a harnessed aggression fueled by an injury that nearly ended his career. Together, they combined for more than 6,000 yards...

ECU football inks three early signees

GREENVILLE -- Three junior college transfers have signed mid-year national letters-of-intent to attend and play football at East Carolina University. Quarterback Dominique Davis from Fort Scott (Kan.) Community College, safety Bradley Jacobs from Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College and...