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Wayne Country Day got a complete-game effort on the pitcher's mound from Cameron Ford in a 10-6 win over Faith Christian of Rocky Mount on Friday afternoon. Ford allowed 10 hits and struck out five batters in the Coastal...

Southern Wayne tops Triton

ERWIN -- Southern Wayne turned three double plays and doubled up Triton 4-2 in Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference baseball action Friday evening. The Saints turned twin killings in the second, third and fifth innings. The fifth-inning DP proved especially...

Crumpler inducted to American Legion Hall of Fame

Standing before family and friends who helped weave countless threads into the tapestry of his life, Ricky Crumpler seemed at a loss for words. He was humbled, honored and in awe. But he couldn't have been more happier. Crumpler joined...

Mount Olive wins volleyball title

MOUNT OLIVE -- The two-week layoff was definitely worth the wait. And even sweeter Saturday afternoon. Christiaan Rombaut just missed a triple-double as Mount Olive College turned back archrival Lees-McRae 30-20, 27-30, 30-23, 30-22, and claimed the inaugural Conference Carolinas...

C.B. Aycock holds of North Lenoir softball

PIKEVILLE -- C.B. Aycock did most of its damage in one inning, and bested North Lenoir 8-4 on the Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference softball scene Friday evening. The Golden Falcons scored six runs in a lengthy third-inning outburst. Brooke Bell...

Eastern Wayne bests South Johnston

FOUR OAKS -- The early-inning offensive troubles didn't bother Eastern Wayne hurler Zach Beachem too much Friday evening. The crafty left-hander stayed focused on the hill, kept the ball low in the strike zone and held South Johnston hitless through...

Trojans advance to tournament finals

WILSON -- This was just what the doctor ordered. Short on pitching, Mount Olive got a masterful pitching performance from Jackson Massey and plenty of offense in a 15-1 victory over Belmont Abbey in the Conference Carolinas tournament at Fleming...

Golden Falcons play home run derby

PIKEVILLE -- It was scheduled as an Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference game. It looked more like a home run derby. Charles B. Aycock and North Lenoir combined to hit seven home runs in the Golden Falcons' 16-6, Eastern Carolina 3-A...