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Saturday, February 20, 2010

Greenfield jousts WCDS in boys' CPIC tournament final

WILSON -- Sensing his team had one last run left in it, Wayne Country Day head coach Terry Jones reminded his team before the start of the fourth quarter that they weren't done yet. That run never came. Greenfield...

Friday's prep basketball boxes

prep basketball BOYS Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference Championship (at Southern Wayne HS) C.B. Aycock 15 16 16 23 -- 70 Southern Wayne 17 14 14 23 -- 68 C.B. AYCOCK (22-3) Isaac Ryals 7 0 7-10 21, Terrance Drakeford...

Limestone provides wake-up call for MOC men's volleyball team

MOUNT OLIVE -- Take a set? In our house? How dare you. Visiting Limestone took the opening set. Mount Olive College definitely answered the wake-up call. Christian Rombaut pounded out a match-high 16 kills and served a career-best seven aces...

Mount Olive crushes Anderson, sweeps baseball twinbill

MOUNT OLIVE -- Business as usual. Mount Olive unleashed a hitting barrage en route to a doubleheader sweep of Conference Carolinas baseball rival Anderson (S.C.) University on Saturday afternoon. The Trojans claimed the opener 14-5 and rolled 15-0 in the...

Mount Olive basketball teams roll past Lees-McRae

MOC Sports Information MOUNT OLIVE -- Mike Holloman celebrated senior night with a career-high 32 points and Mount Olive College cruised past Lees-McRae 86-69 on the Conference Carolinas men's basketball scene Saturday evening. Kendrick Easley pumped in 20 of his...

Golden Falcon boys seize ECC 3-A tournament championship

DUDLEY -- Consider the turnaround complete. Southern Wayne missed a pair of free throws with six seconds left and Charles B. Aycock escaped with a 70-68 win in the Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference boys' basketball tournament finals Friday evening. It...

Aycock girls upend top-seeded Triton, grab ECC tournament crown

PIKEVILLE -- The story couldn't get much sweeter for Charles B. Aycock and head coach Laura Romo. The Golden Falcons got critical defensive stops down the stretch and knocked off top-seeded Triton 41-35 in the girls' championship game of the...

Wooten homers in first-ever collegiate at-bat for ECU

Goldsboro native John Wooten swatted his first-ever home run in his first-ever collegiate at-bat, and No. 11-ranked East Carolina hammered No. 2-ranked Virginia 6-1 at Clark-LeClair Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Wooten finished the day 2-for-4 with two RBI for the...

Goldsboro boys capture Carolina 1-A tournament crown

CALYPSO -- Goldsboro didn't need a pep talk before Friday night's Carolina 1-A Conference tournament championship game against Ayden-Grifton. Each player knew exactly what was on the line. The Cougars played with purpose and defeated the Chargers 61-49 for the...

Ayden-Grifton girls stun Goldsboro in conference tournament final

CALYPSO -- Just four days after being beaten soundly in the regular-season finale, Ayden-Grifton bounced back with a stunning 35-29 victory over Goldsboro in the championship game of the Carolina 1-A Conference girls' basketball tournament Friday evening. The Cougars suffered...