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Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Local Preps Digest

PIKEVILLE -- Charles B. Aycock scored seven of the game's final 10 points and held off Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference rival Eastern Wayne 45-38 on Tuesday night. Tia Jones' free throws sliced the margin to 38-35 with a little...

Prep basketball boxes

BOYS Eastern Wayne 11 8 16 17 -- 52 C.B. Aycock 11 10 10 17 -- 48 EASTERN WAYNE (7-6, 2-1) Brandon Williams 1 0 0-0 2, Lamar Best 1 0 7-8 9, Will White 7 0 0-2 14, Dominique...

Wayne County competitors control meet

Domination. Wayne County swimmers captured first place in 21 of 23 contested events during a seven-team meet Tuesday evening at the B.G. Darden Natatorium. Charles B. Aycock's girls started the commanding effort with a first-place peformance in the 200...

ND girls snap 33-game losing streak

CALYPSO -- The first win is always the most difficult to obtain. Just ask North Duplin. The previously-winless Rebels pulled off a 39-25 upset of Princeton on Tuesday night and collected the program's premier win with first-year head coach John...

Trojans tabbed No. 1 in league

MOUNT OLIVE -- A testament, but also a reminder. That's how Mount Olive College head softball coach Jaime Kylis-Higginbotham views the No. 1 preseason ranking accorded her team by fellow Conference Carolinas peers. "It is a testament to how hard...

Goldsboro boys rise to 3-0 in league action

Rosewood worked the ball around the perimeter, executed its screens and swished uncontested 3-pointers which electrified its home crowd Tuesday evening. The Goldsboro pulled the plug. The Cougars applied ball pressure, created turnovers and cruised to a 72-56 victory on...

Opinion -- MOC students, here is your chance to shine

Just hours before the Trojan men's basketball team played its annual Green-White game, second-year head coach Joey Higginbotham fired off an email saying he'd like to see students at the game. The MOC alum went one step further. Higginbotham painted...

Warriors snap No. 9 Falcons win streak at 12

PIKEVILLE -- Calm, cool and under control. Eastern Wayne held off a late Charles B. Aycock comeback and knocked down key free throws in a 52-48, Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference road win on Tuesday night. The Warriors closed the third...