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Saturday, March 20, 2010

Williams: Former Wayne Country Day headmaster inducted into NCISAA Hall of Fame

Modest beginnings led to a humbling -- and well-deserved -- honor for former Wayne Country Day headmaster James E. Williams. One of three pioneers of the N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association in the early 1970s, Williams was part of the...

All-Area: Eastern Wayne's McIntyre is girls' player of the year

The center of attention for three years as the primary ball handler for Eastern Wayne's girls' basketball team, Tiarra McIntyre learned how to take over a game. During her senior season, the multi-talented scorer learned how to dominate without controlling...

Benton: Pitt CC is perfect fit

Torie Benton's search ended quickly. Eager to continue her softball career on the collegiate level, but also seeking a small-school atmosphere, Benton found the perfect fit -- Pitt Community College. The Rosewood High senior signed to play the next two...

Wayne Christian's McCollum tosses no-hitter, fans 9 Faith-RM batters

Rachel McCollum recorded a no-hitter as Wayne Christian hammered Faith Christian-Rocky Mount, 16-0, on Friday afternoon. McCollum recorded nine strikeouts in the mercy-rule contest, which ended after 41/2 innings. McCollum added two hits offensively for the Eagles, who pounded...

Southern Wayne knocks Spring Creek in 6 innings

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Coming off back-to-back losses to Wilmington Hoggard earlier in the week, Southern Wayne found its swagger again Friday afternoon county rival Spring Creek. The Saints rolled over the Gators 11-1 in six innings. Playing without head coach...

All-Area: Brewington is News-Argus boys' player of the year

Once the initial sting wears off broken trust can be incredibly motivating. Just ask RaSean Brewington. Feeling betrayed by a pair of coaches that walked away after each spending just a year at Goldsboro High School, Brewington wondered and often...

All-Area: Reynell is News-Argus boys' coach of the year

The sign outside Goldsboro High School told the whole story. Four days after its boys' basketball team came up short in its quest for a state championship, the school's marquee was still proudly advertising the Cougars' 1-A title showdown with...

MOC men fend off match points, turn back Lees-McRae

MOC Sports Information BANNER ELK -- Mount Olive College thwarted three match points and claimed sole possession of the Conference Carolinas men's volleyball race with a 26-30, 27-30, 33-31, 30-25, 15-10 triumph over in-state archrival Lees-McRae College. Alex Hoekstra dished...

Trojans split baseball twinbill with St. Andrews

MOC Sports Information LAURINBURG -- Cellar-dwelling St. Andrews stunned No. 2-ranked Mount Olive College in extra innings during their opening game Saturday afternoon. The Knights knocked off the Trojans 11-10 in 10 innings, giving them just their fifth victory of...

Princeton's Jacobs, Williamson commit to Division III schools

PRINCETON -- Two long-time friends realized a dream together on Friday morning. Matt Williamson and Patrick Jacobs both declared their intentions to play college football during a ceremony at the high school that included both players' families and several proud...

Eastern Wayne lacrosse team continues learning curve

Another learning experience. A team that continues to make strides during its inaugural varsity campaign, the Eastern Wayne girls' lacrosse squad suffered a 17-1 loss to Wilmington Hoggard at Little Big Horn on Friday afternoon. Senior Erin Fowler logged a...

Warrior baseball team continues to search for identity

With the start of Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference play right around the corner, Eastern Wayne is desperately searching for some answers.. The Warriors' early-season struggles continued with a 14-9, non-conference loss to Wilson Hunt on Saturday afternoon in New Hope....

All-Area: Perry is News-Argus girls' coach of the year

As world famous football coach Bill Parcells once said, "You are what your record says you are." Eric Perry is a winner. The third-year head coach at Wayne Country Day has compiled a 63-21 record over the past three seasons...

Wright homers twice, ECU evens series with Monmouth

ECU Sports Information GREENVILLE -- Sophomore Zach Wright belted a pair of home runs and drove in a career-best four RBI to lead 16th-ranked East Carolina to a 11-4 win over Monmouth University on Saturday afternoon. Wright and freshman John...

Aycock's DuBose no-hits Rosewood

Watching his teammates light up the scoreboard offensively, Eric DuBose wasn't about to be outdone. The Charles B. Aycock left-hander tossed a no-hitter and the Golden Falcons cruised past Rosewood 10-0 in five innings on Friday afternoon. DuBose set the...