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Friday, March 26, 2010

Marsh: Snakes not as scary when seen in captivity

While many people have a fear of snakes, Morgan Wilson of Hampstead showed little hesitation as she reached out to touch a northern pine snake with her fingertip. The 6-foot snake was strikingly handsome, marked with contrasting bars and diamonds...

Prep baseball boxes

Triton 100 000 0 -- 1 3 1 Eastern Wayne 016 003 x -- 10 8 1 Leading hitters -- Triton -- Nick Glover 2-3, RBI; Cody Sorrell 1-1. Eastern Wayne -- Colton Fulghum 1-4; Zach Mozingo 2-3, 2 RBI;...

Gators use speed to beat Bulldawgs

PRINCETON -- Spring Creek traded out its baseball cleats for track shoes and raced past Princeton 16-4 in the Carolina 1-A Conference baseball opener for both teams Thursday evening. The Gators stole 10 bases on the night and took every...

Pembroke sweeps Trojans

MOC Sports Information MOUNT OLIVE -- Caroline Newman induced a game-ending flyout with the bases juiced, and UNC Pembroke escaped Mount Olive College, 11-9, in eight innings during game one of their softball doubleheader Thursday afternoon. The Braves took the...

Daivs' surgery give new perspective about life

Garrett Davis wondered if he would ever feel like the same pitcher again. The Charles B. Aycock alum underwent Tommy John surgery in March of 2008 during his freshman season at North Carolina. Davis red-shirted that spring and pitched just...

Bluefin ban halted at conference

A potential ban on the international trade of bluefin tuna was voted down this week during the United Nations conference on endangered species. Several conservation groups have shown their displeasure with the decision. One exception being the Recreational Fishing...

Local Preps Digest

WARSAW -- James Kenan scored four runs in the bottom of the fifth inning and defeated Tri-County 1-A foe Lakewood 8-1 on Thursday. Tigers' starting pitcher Ricky Langston allowed one unearned run on just two hits. He recorded 10...

Beachem shuts down Triton bats

Zach Beachem did his job. His teammates gave him the help. Beachem tossed a three-hitter and Eastern Wayne benefited from Triton's third-inning graciousness in a 10-1 victory at Warrior Field on Thursday evening. The Warriors (4-6 overall) seized their third...

Warriors upend Saints

DUDLEY -- The next-to-last unbeaten team on the Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference boys' tennis scene tumbled on a windy, overcast Thursday afternoon. Eastern Wayne dealt county rival Southern Wayne a 9-0 loss, bumping the Saints out of the league's top...

EW-So. Wayne tennis box

Eastern Wayne 9 Southern Wayne 0 Singles: No. 1 Chaz Fitzpatrick (EW) d. Benny Segura 6-1, 6-0; No. 2 Russell Turner (EW) d. Kobi Hood 6-1, 6-1; No. 3 Aaron Dunmire (EW) d. Cameron Thames 6-2, 6-3; No. 4 Mike...