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Friday, March 5, 2010

Spring is the perfect time to catch jackfish

Growing up North Carolina's piedmont, I had never experienced the thrill of catching a chain pickerel. Although a few live in waters west of the fall line, most of these great game fish inhabit tannin stained waters of the coastal...

CCA shines at annual gathering

Sportsmen from across Wayne County came together at Walnut Creek Country Club for a good cause on Thursday night. The Coastal Conservation Association rolled into town for its annual dinner and banquet and the attendees did not leave dissapointed. The...

Golden Falcons claim opener

PRINCETON -- The early-season, top-10 encounter between two former state champions quickly turned into a lopsided affair Thursday afternoon. Charles B. Aycock benefited from Princeton's first-inning generosity and rolled to a 13-1, season-opening decision on the Fred Bartholomew Athletic Complex...

Aycock-Princeton box

C.B. Aycock 404 005 -- 13 12 0 Princeton 000 001 -- 1 4 4 Leading hitters -- C.B. Aycock -- Tyler Farmer 2-3, 2B, 3 RBI; Connor Narron 1-4, 2B; Adron Hollowell 3-4, 2B, RBI; Jordan Quinn 2-3; Tyler...

Local Preps Digest

ROCKY MOUNT -- Rocky Mount built a 2-0 halftime lead and defeated Charles B. Aycock 3-0 on Thursday night. The Gryphons scored on a penalty kick in the second half. Goalkeeper Courtney Sheeks finished with 10 saves for the...

Aycock-North Johnston box

North Johnston 200 200 0 -- 4 9 3 C.B. Aycock 000 310 1 -- 5 4 1 Leading hitters -- North Johnston -- Lindsey Tippett 2-5; Jessica Langley 1-2; Meredith Johnson 2-4; 3 RBI, Sarah Wood 2-4; Leann Woodall...

Aycock rallies past North Johnston

PIKEVILLE -- There's nothing quite like a little seventh-inning magic. Misty Edwards raced home on a pair of throwing errors as Charles B. Aycock rallied for a 5-4, season-opening win over perennial softball power North Johnston on Thursday evening. Edwards...

High-scoring Pfeiffer next for top-seeded Trojan men

MOUNT OLIVE -- The only thing missing on the hardwood court at Kornegay Arena this evening will be a net. The Conference Carolinas men's semifinal-round basketball game will undoubtedly resemble a tennis match -- a break-neck, back-and-forth pace that might...

Opinion -- NASCAR desperately needs parody

Limited, yet intriguing parody is what the NCAA men's basketball tournament, the NFL, Major League Baseball and the NBA all have in common -- and working in their favor. It's what NASCAR desperately lacks and continues to suffer without just...