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Saturday, October 30, 2010

Wayne Christian wins state cross country meet

MONTREAT -- Will Massey gathered his teammates, stood tall in the center of the group and delivered a dynamic pre-race prayer. The message was simple: "We can do this." And Wayne Christian did. Connor Jones emerged second overall individually and...

Rosewood-N. Duplin box

North Duplin 6 12 12 7 -- 37 Rosewood 7 0 7 6 -- 20 First quarter R -- Whitley 1 run (Harris kick), 3:29 ND -- Mora 6 run (Juarez kick failed), 1:16 Second quarter ND -- M. Kornegay...

Simmons ready for state tournament

Patience. Focus. Endurance. Tara Simmons readily confesses those weren't her best attributes on the golf course during her freshman season at Charles B. Aycock. One year of maturity has made a big difference. Simmons' concentration is stronger, her stamina has...

North Duplin runs over Rosewood

North Duplin didn't just crash Rosewood's homecoming party. The Rebels stole the show. North Duplin rushed for 372 yards in its new-look, triple-option offense and claimed a 37-20 victory over Carolina 1-A Conference foe Rosewood at Branch Pope Field. Fullback...

NC prep football scores

Albemarle 68, North Moore 0 Alexander Central 19, South Caldwell 14 Andrews 20, Cherokee 14 Asheboro 14, Southwestern Randolph 7 Asheville 37, North Buncombe 8 Asheville Reynolds 40, Asheville Roberson 3 Ayden-Grifton 56, Princeton 6 Belmont South Point 49, North...

Greene Central-SWE box

Greene Central 0 7 0 0 -- 7 SW Edgecombe 8 16 22 6 -- 52 First quarter SWE -- Jenkins 12 run (Epps run) Second quarter GC -- Yelverton 22 run (Johnson kick) SWE -- Jenkins 35 pass from...

James Kenan-Hobbton box

James Kenan 14 13 7 14 -- 48 Hobbton 0 7 7 6 -- 20 First quarter JK -- P. Jones 25 run (Bautista kick), 9:46 JK -- Phillips 4 run (Bautista kick), 0:51 Second quarter H -- Chestnutt 25...

James Kenan handles Hobbton

NEWTON GROVE -- James Kenan linebacker Donald Johnson exploded by his defender, racked Hobbton fullback Ira Moore with a bone-jarring tackle and the ball popped free onto the turf. Johnson quickly recovered the fumble, crawled out from underneath the pile...

Football roundup Week 10

AYDEN -- Princeton never got its offense in gear and struggled to slow the Ayden-Grifton attack en route to a 55-6 defeat on the Carolina 1-A Conference scene Friday night. The Chargers jumped out to a 14-0 advantage before...

E. Wayne-S. Wayne box

Eastern Wayne 14 21 0 0 -- 35 Southern Wayne 7 13 8 20 -- 48 First quarter EW -- Days 70 pass from Clark (Sasser kick), 10:35 EW -- Best 75 run (Sasser kick), 4:34 SW -- Bradshaw 16...

CBA-Triton box

C.B. Aycock 0 12 0 8 -- 20 Triton 14 14 7 3 -- 38 First quarter T -- Stacker 9 run (Castillo kick), 9:09 T -- Stacker 39 pass from David Smith (Castillo kick), :00 Second quarter CBA --...

Saints derail Warriors

DUDLEY -- William Shakespeare once asked, "What's in a name?" Devondre Johnson may have the same question in mind. Johnson, who completed a legal name change this week, intercepted two passes less than one minute apart in the fourth quarter...

AG-Princeton box

Princeton 0 6 0 0 -- 6 Ayden-Grifton 7 21 20 7 -- 55 First quarter A-G -- Prayer 10 run (Angel kick), 7:47 Second quarter A-G -- Stocks 5 run (Angel kick), 10:42 P -- Allen 72 kick return...

Friday, October 29, 2010

Trojan men will have new identity

MOUNT OLIVE -- Joey Higginbotham introduced his team to the fans at Kornegay Arena on Thursday night. Two names were noticeably absent. Graduation took Mount Olive College's all-time leading scorer Kendrick Easley and his second in command last season Mike...

Perquimans ousts Rosewood in 1-A play

There's no defense for size. Rosewood had no answer for Perquimans' height around the net in a 25-23, 28-26, 25-14 loss in the third round of the N.C. High School Athletic Association 1-A volleyball playoffs on Thursday evening. Pirates' middle...

Goldsboro-S. Creek box

Goldsboro 14 21 7 14 -- 59 Spring Creek 0 0 0 0 -- 0 First quarter G -- Montgomery 7 run (kick failed), 7:07 G -- Montgomery 10 run (Sprangle run), 1:05 Second quarter G -- Montgomery 30 interception...

Goldsboro 'D' converts turnovers into points

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Defense carried Goldsboro one step closer to its second consecutive Carolina 1-A Conference football championship on Thursday evening. Senior linebacker Andre Montgomery returned two interceptions for touchdowns and lineman William Super added a 75-yard fumble return in...

Local preps digest

JV football * Triton 28, C.B. Aycock 13 -- Golden Falcons' quarterback Cody Garris was 5 for 13 passing for 84 yards with a touchdown. Garris added 31 yards rushing. Tyrik Joyner provided 42 yards rushing. Joyner caught three passes...

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Saints' backfield works as a unit

There is no room for egos in Southern Wayne's already crowded backfield. The wing-T offense is predicated on distributing the ball and requires running backs to put the team above their self pride. Twelve different players have carried the ball...

Thursday preps

Boys' soccer Goldsboro 1, Princeton 1 PRINCETON -- Goldsboro ended its season on a high note with a 1-1 draw at Carolina 1-A Conference foe Princeton on Wednesday night. Jeff Martinez scored the Cougars' goal off of an assist from...

Spring Creek collects third straight title

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Spring Creek is starting to convert shots into goals. Antonio Avila punched in two goals and the Gators clinched their third consecutive Carolina 1-A Conference boys' soccer title with a 4-0 victory over Ayden-Grifton. Spring Creek controlled...

Warriors erupt in second half vs. Saints

DUDLEY -- What a reward. Eastern Wayne erupted for three goals within an 18-minute span and doubled up county rival Southern Wayne 4-2 on the Doyle Whitfield Athletic Complex pitch Wednesday evening. The Warriors (8-9-0 overall) secured the No. 3...

ECC tourney kings again

FOUR OAKS -- Six in a row. Michael Fearney supplied the game-winning goal in the 60th minute, and Charles B. Aycock turned back South Johnston 2-1 in the Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference boys' soccer championship game Wednesday evening. The...

Minnesota's Favre needs to fess up

The court of public opinion can be just as condemning or forgiving as those courts where actual verdicts are rendered and life-altering sentences are handed out. Like he has many times before, Brett Favre currently finds himself measured not only...

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Local Preps Digest

Boys' soccer C.B. Aycock 4, North Lenoir 1 * PIKEVILLE -- Charles B. Aycock advanced to the Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference championship match with a 4-1 victory over North Lenoir on Tuesday night at Hardy Talton Stadium. The Golden Falcons'...

Rosewood knocks off Manteo, 3-1

Rosewood started with a fury, survived a lull, and finished with a bang in a 3-1 win over Manteo in the second round of the N.C. High School Athletic Association 1-A volleyball playoffs on Tuesday night. The Eagles claimed a...

Bill Kemp Invitational Results

Results from the 2010 Bill Kemp Invitational contested Tuesday afternoon at historic Waynesborough Park: BOYS Team scores Eastern Wayne 43 Wayne Christian 58 C.B. Aycock 59 Rosewood 85 Goldsboro 130 Southern Wayne 140 Top 15 Individuals 1. Connor Jones, WCS...

E. Wayne-Fike tennis box

2010 N.C. High School Athletic Association Class 3-A Dual-Team Playoffs (at Eastern Wayne HS) Wilson Fike 5 Eastern Wayne 4 Singles: No. 1 Mallory Short (F) d. Miller Delbridge 6-1, 6-0; No. 2 Meredith Pruden (F) d. Janielle Daniel 6-2,...

Golden Demons squeak by Warriors

Fike earned the critical point ... again. Amber Burner emerged victorious at No. 5 singles and sparked the Golden Demons to a 5-4 victory over Eastern Wayne in second-round action of the N.C. High School Athletic Association 3-A dual-team tennis...

Camden rallies, eliminates Princeton

PRINCETON -- Finish the set. The season-long issue surfaced again for Princeton during its second-round contest against Camden County in the N.C. High School Athletic Association 1-A volleyball playoffs Tuesday evening. The Bulldogs surrendered late-set runs at critical points and...

Warrior boys, girls capture team titles

Honor the man that made it all possible. That was Eastern Wayne boys' head coach Sydney Myers' message before the annual Bill Kemp Invitational got underway at historic Waynesborough Park on Tuesday afternoon. The season-ending meet involving county cross country...

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Simmons wins East regional

NASHVILLE -- Tara Simmons found the layout at Birchwood Country Club to her liking and fired an 18-hole round of 76 to claim medalist honors at the N.C. High School Athletic Association Classes 1-A/2-A/3-A East Regional girls' golf tournament...

Local digest

Boys' soccer Spring Creek 8, Goldsboro 0 Spring Creek got its offense off to a hot start and never looked back in an 8-0 win over Carolina 1-A Conference rival Goldsboro on Monday night. Antonio Avila led the Gators with...

MOC Green-White game both competitive and intense

MOUNT OLIVE -- Welcome back, Jasmine Whitby. The redshirt senior pumped in 25 points, and led the Mount Olive College "Green" team to a 70-61 victory over the "White" team during a women's basketball exhibition game at Kornegay Arena on...

Monday, October 25, 2010

Prep football notebook

Will Winslow took the snap, turned to his left and put the ball squarely in Jyhkia Applewhite's mitts. Applewhite picked up a few yards and Winslow went to work again. The backup quarterback played steady in his first varsity start...

Wayne Christian soccer falls

DAVIDSON -- Davidson Day School collected the game-winning goal in the final three minutes of regulation, and turned back Wayne Christian 3-2 in their opening-round, N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association 1-A boys' soccer playoff game Saturday. Greg Alexander scored...

Local digest

Girls' tennis Daniel-Talton claim fourth * WILSON -- Eastern Wayne's doubles of Janielle Daniel-Joann Talton finished fourth in the 2010 N.C. High School Athletic Association 3-A eastern regionals, and qualified for the state tournament. Daniel-Talton opened play with a 6-0,...

Mount Olive wins one match in Classic

MOC Sports Information MOUNT OLIVE -- Carly White posted a match-high 13 kills and Mount Olive College outlasted Fayetteville State 25-11, 20-25, 25-17, 20-25, 16-14 on day two of the Mount Olive College Classic. Erika Conner added 12 kills and...

Sunday, October 24, 2010

Trojans pass Saints

DUDLEY -- A lethal passing combination and a solid complimentary ground game proved too much for Southern Wayne to handle in a 52-21 loss at the hands of Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference rival South Johnston on Friday night. Trojan quarterback...

South Johnston-Southern Wayne box

Ayden-Grifton 14 6 7 0 -- 27 North Duplin 0 0 0 0 -- 0 First quarter AG -- Green 1 run (Angel kick), 5:30 AG -- Gilbert 63 pass from Larry (Angel kick), 1:14 Second quarter AG -- Gilbert...

Ball bounces toward Eagles in second half

SEVEN SPRINGS -- One team got the breaks. One team didn't. Rosewood recovered two second-half fumbles and emerged victorious 33-14 against Spring Creek at "The Swamp" on Friday evening. The Eagles collected their first Carolina 1-A Conference victory of the...

Rosewood-Spring Creek box

Rosewood 13 8 0 12 -- 33 Spring Creek 7 0 7 0 -- 14 First quarter R -- Wooten 11 run (Harris kick), 8:12 SC -- Brayboy 69 fumble return (Ortiz kick), 3:58 R -- Wooten recover fumble in...

Triton-North Lenoir box

Triton 28 22 7 6 -- 63 North Lenoir 6 0 0 0 -- 6 First quarter T -- Smith 1 run (Baglioni kick), 9:32 T -- McKoy 62 pass from Smith (Baglioni kick), 7:58 NL -- Morgan 93 kick...

Best is CPIC's top player

WILSON -- Sarah Best earned the Coastal Plains Independent 1-A Conference player-of-the-year award, and Wayne Country Day shared the season-ending, girls' tennis tournament championship with archrival Greenfield School. Best, Mack Thompson, Mollie Catherine McDonald and Meredith Roethling each claimed...

Martell named league's best in volleyball

GREENVILLE -- Kim Martell collected the Coastal Plains Independent Conference player-of-the-year award, and Wayne Country Day finished runner-up in the season-ending volleyball tournament on Friday afternoon. Regular-season champion Oakwood claimed emerged the automatic qualifier with a 25-12, 25-15, 25-20...

Goldsboro-Princeton box

Goldsboro 20 20 7 7 -- 52 Princeton 0 0 7 0 -- 7 First quarter G -- Blount 45 pass from Sprangle (Odom kick failed); 8:00 G -- Sykes 45 interception return (Montgomery run); 7:43 G -- Montgomery 6...

Rosewood advances past Northside

Rosewood overcame a third set lapse and put away Northside High School in four sets to open play in the first round of the N.C. High School Athletic Association 1-A East playoffs on Saturday night. The Eagles outlasted the Panthers...

Kinston-Greene Central box

Kinston 6 14 7 0 -- 27 Greene Central 0 0 7 0 -- 7 First quarter K -- Bradshaw 1 run (Deters kick failed), 9:54 Second quarter K -- Miller 2 run (Deters kick), 5:58 K -- Bradshaw 2...

James Kenan-Midway box

Midway 6 0 0 0 -- 6 James Kenan 14 21 7 7 -- 49 First quarter JK -- Owens 55 pass from Jones (Phillips run), 11:17 JK -- Webster 9 run Second quarter JK -- Jones 11 run (Bautista...

Princeton volleyball wins, North Duplin loses

Princeton 3, North Hampton West 0 * PRINCETON -- Princeton rebounded from its loss in the Carolina 1-A Conference tournament with a 25-9, 25-15, 25-9 victory over North Hampton West in the first round of the North Carolina High School...

Correction

Correction Eastern Wayne has a drama club as part of its theatre arts department, which has been directed by Michael Daughtry for the last 14 years. The reference in Thursday's edition of the News-Argus was incorrect and we apologize for...

EW-CBA box

C.B. Aycock 7 0 13 6 -- 26 Eastern Wayne 7 14 7 0 -- 28 First quarter EW -- Best 56 run (Sasser kick), 7:51 CBA -- Murdock 30 pass from Farmer (Musselman kick), 4:17 Second quarter EW --...

Friday's prep fb scores

Albemarle 48, East Montgomery 7 Alexander Central 20, Watauga County 0 Apex 30, Morrisville Green Hope 13 Apex Middle Creek 42, Panther Creek 21 Asheboro 22, Thomasville Ledford 7 Asheville 27, Asheville Roberson 0 Asheville Erwin 24, North Buncombe 7...

Sprangle directs GHS offense past Princeton

Goldsboro 52, Princeton 7 * PRINCETON -- Goldsboro erupted for 40 first-half points and rolled to a 52-7 victory over Carolina 1-A Conference rival Princeton on Friday night. The Cougars needed fewer than five minutes to take a 14-0 lead...

Warriors' best has career night in backfield

Eastern Wayne's defense answered the bell when it had to for the second straight week. After surrendering 19 unanswered points, the Warriors stood tall on a late fourth down and survived for a 28-26 victory over Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference...

C.B. Aycock wins in ECC tournament, E. Wayne, S. Wayne lose

PIKEVILLE -- Parity played a prominent role during regular-season play in the Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference boys''soccer ranks. It's carried over into the postseason. Sixth-seeded North Lenoir and fifth-seeded Triton upset the apple cart during quarterfinal-round action in the 2010...

Ayden-Grifton-North Duplin box

Ayden-Grifton 14 6 7 0 -- 27 North Duplin 0 0 0 0 -- 0 First quarter AG -- Green 1 run (Angel kick), 5:30 AG -- Gilbert 63 pass from Larry (Angel kick), 1:14 Second quarter AG -- Gilbert...

Friday, October 22, 2010

Aycock begins title defense against Clevelnd in ECC

That's not to mention the eastern individual regional championships, which start today in Snow Hill, Wilson and Greenville. * Aycock, which has won five consecutive ECC tournament soccer crowns, entertains seventh-seeded Cleveland at 6 p.m. Saturday. The Golden Falcons (13-6-2...

Area teams could clinch postseason berths tonight

Three weeks remain in regular-season action as high school football teams in the News-Argus readership area reach the halfway point of their respective conference campaigns tonight. The playoff picture should become a little clearer ... or more muddled depending on...

Local Preps Digest

Boys' soccer Rosewood 6, Goldsboro 2 * Rosewood scored five unanswered goals in the second half on its way to a 6-2 Carolina 1-A Conference victory at Goldsboro on Thursday. Damon Pate's goal off Bryan Johnson's assist gave the Cougars...

Stevens: First BCS poll creating early buzz

There are seven weeks left in college football's regular season and with 10 undefeated teams remaining, it's not time for the Bowl Championship Subdivision selection committee to panic. Not yet, anyway. The initial BCS standings were released Sunday and several...

Thursday, October 21, 2010

SW-CBA soccer

PIKEVILLE -- Southern Wayne celebrated its senior night on Monday at the Doyle Whitfield Athletic Complex. On Wednesday, the Saints ruined senior night festivities at county rival Charles B. Aycock. The Saints got two goals from Chama Rodriquez and held...

Thursday preps

Boys' soccer Eastern Wayne 4, North Lenoir 2 * LaGRANGE -- Eastern Wayne opened the scoring in the 12th minute with a goal from Tyler Muelenthaler and never looked back in a 4-2 win over Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference opponent...

Rosewood takes Carolina VB title

Teamwork. The big points. A little revenge. All those factors worked in favor of Rosewood in the Carolina 1-A Conference tournament championship Wednesday evening. Middle hitter Ellen Morgan delivered match highs in kills (16) and blocks six in a 26-28,...

MOC soccer

MOC Sports Information MOUNT OLIVE -- Sarah Porter notched a school-record five goals and Mount Olive College hammered Converse (S.C.) 7-1 on the Conference Carolinas women's soccer scene Wednesday. Porter tied the NCAA Division II single-game high for goals this...

SC-RW

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Despite losing the shots-on-goal battle, 28-3, Rosewood never got discouraged. It's the numbers on the scoreboard that really matter. The Eagles played bend-but-don't-break defense and walked out of Spring Creek with a 0-0 tie on Wednesday evening....

Carolina 1-A XC Championships

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Nick Britt heard the footsteps. Bryan Johnson kept pushing. And this ending couldn't have been closer. Britt and Johnson each crossed the finish line in 19 minutes, 2 seconds in the season-ending Carolina 1-A Conference boys' cross...

ECC soccer pairings

The Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference soccer tournament will begin Saturday with C.B. Aycock, Eastern Wayne and Southern Wayne each earning a home date in the first round. C.B. Aycock will host Cleveland High School at 6 p.m. Eastern Wayne will...

Eastern Wayne dramatic wins

Eastern Wayne doesn't offer a drama/theatre club to its students. School officials might consider starting a group with head football coach Bubba Williams as its lead thespian. Be sure to sign up the football squad, too. The Warriors (6-2 overall)...

Carolina 1-A Championships

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Results from the 2010 Carolina 1-A Conference boys' and girls' cross country championships contested at Cliffs of the Neuse State Park on Wednesday afternoon. EDITOR'S NOTE: The top eight runners earned all-conference honors. BOYS Team scores Princeton...

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Hawks' Irsik seizes girls' individual championship

Everyone at the Eastern Carolina 3-A Cross Country championships on Tuesday will certainly remember their trip to Waynesborough Park. If not for the running, certainly for the mosquitoes that swarmed runners, coaches and spectators throughout the afternoon. Through the swarm,...

ECC cross country agate

Results from the 2010 Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference boys' and girls' cross country championship meet contested at Waynesborough Park on Tuesday afternoon: BOYS Team scores South Johnston 34 Eastern Wayne 66 Triton 81 Cleveland 90 C.B. Aycock 93 North Lenoir...

Chargers stun Bulldogs

Short, sweet and to the point. Ayden-Grifton needed just three sets to send defending tournament champion Princeton packing in a 25-23, 25-7, 25-22 victory in the semifinals of the Carolina 1-A Conference volleyball tournament on Tuesday at Rosewood. The Bulldogs...

EW-W. Carteret tennis agate

2010 N.C. High School Athletic Association Class 3-A Dual-Team Playoffs (at Eastern Wayne HS) Eastern Wayne 6 West Carteret 0 Singles: No. 1 Miller Delbridge (EW) d. Hali Vradelis 6-3, 6-2; No. 2 Janielle Daniel (EW) d. Mary Ann Varner...

Four-time ECC champ Eastern Wayne dominates Pats

A dominant start. A quick finish. Eastern Wayne opened the 2010 N.C. High School Athletic Association 3-A dual-team, girls' tennis playoffs with a 6-0 thrashing of West Carteret on Tuesday afternoon. The Warriors, the four-time Eastern Carolina Conference champions, needed...

Local Preps Digest

Girls' tennis C.B. Aycock 7, South Brunswick 2 * SOUTHPORT -- Charles B. Aycock cruised past South Brunswick 7-2 on Tuesday in opening-round play of the 2010 N.C. High School Athletic Association 3-A dual-team playoffs. Katie Gurley, Harlie Howard, Brittany...

Rosewood eliminates North Duplin

Just keep hustling. Rosewood turned in a scrappy defensive effort in a 25-11, 16-25, 25-13, 25-23 victory over visiting North Duplin in the semifinals of the Carolina 1-A Conference tournament Tuesday. The Eagles hustled to dig out countless kill attempts...

C.B. Aycock grabs 3-3 tie

PIKEVILLE -- Lady Luck stuck around. But she almost changed partners, again, Tuesday evening. Upstart Triton came within 64 seconds of claiming its first-ever triumph over perennial powerhouse Charles B. Aycock on the Hardy Talton Stadium pitch. Michael Fearney had...

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Triton upends Eastern Wayne in pivotal ECC 3-A game

Triton, in fewer than 15 minutes, sucked the emotion of senior night right out Little Big Horn on Monday evening. Daniel Goff scored goals in the ninth and 11th minutes in the Hawks' 2-0 win over Eastern Wayne in their...

NL-SW soccer

DUDLEY -- Southern Wayne celebrated senior night in a big way. The Saints scored three times in each half and fended off Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference opponent North Lenoir 6-3 at the Doyle Whitfield Athletic Complex on Monday night. The...

Tuesday preps

Volleyball North Duplin 3, Goldsboro 0 * AYDEN -- North Duplin captured early momentum and never looked back in a 25-19, 25-6, 26-24 win over Goldsboro in the opening round of the Carolina 1-A Conference tournament at Ayden-Grifton High School...

Sting soccer results

Results from the Neuse River Youth Soccer League: Boys 10-Under Saturday Clinton Blue 6, Sting Blue 0 Sting White 2, Richland Tigers 1 -- Sting goals: Josh Naughton, Zach Naughton. Sting assists: Dillon Borel. 12-Under Saturday SSL Hurricanes 11, NRYSA...

Golden Falcons advance in ECC

PIKEVILLE -- Intense and focused, Charles B. Aycock quickly took care of business in opening-round play of the 2010 Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference volleyball tournament Monday afternoon. Junior outside hitter Connor Davis cranked out a match-high 10 kills in the...

Monday, October 18, 2010

Pinkowski's brainstorm instant hit with community

Charles B. Aycock head football coach Randy Pinkowski wondered if he did the right thing. He got his answer just before kickoff against South Johnston on Friday evening. Earlier in the week, Pinkowski decided he wanted the Little Falcon football...

Neuse River Youth Football

Neuse River Youth Football League * 12-Under: Eastern Wayne 23, Grantham 13 -- Eastern Wayne's Keyshawn Johnson scored two rushing touchdowns and also returned a kickoff for a score. Jacob Magera hauled in a touchdown pass from Lee Daniels. Jayden...

Area youth mix it up with Trojans

Dressed in normal baseball gear, but wearing hats of their favorite Major League or college teams, they gathered on the bleachers at Scarborough Field. Eyes wandered to the guys playing catch on the field. "Pay attention," said a calm, but...

Saturday, October 16, 2010

Rosewood-Goldsboro box

Rosewood 0 7 0 0 -- 7 Goldsboro 7 21 6 7 -- 41 First quarter G -- Motgomery 32 run (Odom kick), 10:06 Second quarter R -- Waters 2 run (Harris kick), 11:57 G -- Montgomery 62 run (Odom...

Princeton-North Duplin box

North Duplin 14 0 7 7 -- 28 Princeton 7 0 15 13 -- 35 First quarter ND -- M. Kornegay 2 run (kick failed); 10:01 ND -- Gadberry 1 run (Hill pass from M. Kornegay); 4;35 P -- Allen...

James Kenan-Lakewood box

James Kenan 6 19 7 7 -- 39 Lakewood 0 7 14 6 -- 27 First quarter JK -- Jones 3 run, 1:18 Second quarter JK -- Jones 6 run, 10:52 JK -- Owens 91 pass from Jones, 5:50 JK...

Goldsboro beats Rosewood on homecoming

Every script has a protagonist and an antagonist. Carolina 1-A Conference opponents Goldsboro and Rosewood filled those roles on Friday night at Cougar Stadium. And Andre Montgomery ended up stealing the show. The talented Goldsboro running back racked up a...

Southern Wayne-North Lenoir box

Southern Wayne 28 13 0 0 -- 41 North Lenoir 7 0 0 0 -- 7 First quarter SW -- K. Jones 27 run (Rodriguez kick), 9:29 NL -- Morgan 64 run (Baird kick), 8:35 SW -- Bradsaw 12 run...

Local digest

Girls' tennis Eagles capture hardware * RALEIGH -- Wayne Christian racked up plenty of hardware at the season-ending, Carolina Christian 1-A Conference tournament on Friday at Lions Park. The Eagles' Brooke Barfield claimed the conference championship at No. 1 singles....

Friday's NC prep scores

Albemarle 44, North Rowan 14 Alexander Central 55, Hickory St. Stephens 25 Apex 34, Holly Springs 7 Ashe County 27, Alleghany County 6 Asheville 56, McDowell County 0 Asheville Erwin 40, Asheville Roberson 10 Asheville Reynolds 69, Enka 17 Ayden-Grifton...

Friday football roundup

Southern Wayne 41, North Lenoir 7 * LaGRANGE -- Southern Wayne rebounded from a loss at Triton with a 41-7 thumping of Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference foe North Lenoir on Friday night. The Saints scored 28 points in the first...

E. Wayne-Triton box

Triton 14 0 0 0 -- 14 Eastern Wayne 0 0 6 15 -- 21 First quarter T -- Stacker 52 pass from Smith (Baglioni kick); 9:42 T -- Smith 3 run (Baglioni kick); 0:10 Third quarter EW -- Clark...

Warriors drop Trojans soccer

After a disappointing start to the week, Eastern Wayne found a way to end it with a bang. Ryan Allison scored twice and the Warriors held off South Johnston for a 4-2 Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference win on Saturday afternoon...

C.B. Aycock-S. Johnston box

South Johnston 11 14 7 7 -- 39 C.B. Aycock 15 7 7 7 -- 36 First quarter SJ -- Hall 32 FG, 9:07 CBA -- Murray 39 pass from Farmer (Mundle pass from Farmer), 6:21 SJ -- Booker 4...

Eastern Wayne shocks Triton

Dashon Brown dreamed Thursday night that Eastern Wayne would win its homecoming contest with Triton. Brown personally made sure his dream came true. His 73-yard interception return for a touchdown lifted the Warriors to a come-from-behind, 21-14 victory over Eastern...

S. Johnston drops C.B. Aycock 39-36

PIKEVILLE -- Does anyone have a horseshoe lying around? If so, polish it up and send it to Randy Pinkowski. The Charles B. Aycock football team needs some luck right now. Two turnovers in four-down territory and a special teams...

Ayden-Grifton-Spring Creek box

Spring Creek 0 0 0 0 -- 0 Ayden-Grifton 7 14 7 21 -- 49 First quarter AG -- Gilbert 4 run (Angel kick), 3:54 Second quarter AG -- Green 9 run (Angel kick), 7:24 AG -- Larry 5 run...

Friday, October 15, 2010

Who will join Best in the 1,000-yard club?

Best, who has rambled for 1,068 yards and an area-best 14 touchdowns, totes Eastern Wayne into a key Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference contest at Little Big Horn. The Warriors, off to a 5-2 start, entertain Triton. Oliver is just 91...

Preps digest: Person's goal sparks Aycock's home win

Boys' soccer C.B. Aycock 2, Rosewood 0 * Ronnie Person's goal off of Michael Fearney's assist broke a scoreless tie in the 49th minute as Charles B. Aycock defeated Rosewood 2-0 on Thursday night. Chase Thompson added a goal for...

Stevens: Fox's fate sealed in Charlotte?

There's a sign in the Carolina Panthers' locker room that reads "Believe in Each Other." That well-intended phrase would carry much more merit if those at the top of the organization were displaying actions worth believing in these days. The...

Eagles claim five-set thriller

No matter the sport and no matter the time of year, archrivals Rosewood and Princeton undoubtedly stage a nail-biting, thrilling affair that leaves their respective fans on the edge of their seats. Thursday evening was no exception. Ellen Morgan's off-speed...

Golden Falcons down Saints

PIKEVILLE -- Charles B. Aycock needed some time to settle down. Eventually the excitement of senior night wore off and the Golden Falcons got back to business. The result was a 25-20, 25-16, 25-16 victory over Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference...

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Running backs put friendship aside Friday night

Goldsboro running backs Andre Montgomery and Freddie Jones, and Rosewood fullback Logan Waters can be nearly inseparable at times off the football field. When the teams face each other Friday evening at Cougar Stadium, that friendship -- for four quarters...

Local teams show well in ECC tennis tourney

SNOW HILL -- Another all-Wayne County affair -- almost. Eastern Wayne goes after singles and doubles championships today in the season-ending, Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference girls' tennis tournament. The top-seeded tandem of Joann Talton-Janielle Daniel opposes teammates Grace Delbridge-Jackie...

Rosewood hands Princeton 1-0 loss

Rosewood did not play a perfect game. But the Eagles were solid on both offense and defense in a 1-0 victory over Princeton on Wednesday night. The victory pushed Rosewood back above the .500 mark in Carolina 1-A Conference play....

MOC soccer defeated by Chowan

MOC Sports Information MOUNT OLIVE -- Mount Olive dominated the match statistically, but Chowan scored on each of its first two shots and held on to defeat the Trojans 2-1 in a non-conference men's soccer match Wednesday evening at Amon...

Local digest

Girls' tennis W. Country Day 9, Oakwood 0 * GREENVILLE -- Wayne Country Day swept the singles and doubles in a shutout victory over Oakwood on the Coastal Plains Independent 1-A Conference scene Wednesday afternoon. Sarah Best remained unbeaten against...

Eastern Wayne drops C.B. Aycock soccer

PIKEVILLE -- Eastern Wayne redeemed itself on the soccer pitch and claimed a long-awaited, gratifying victory Wednesday evening. Kyle Sasser converted the game-deciding penalty kick in the 58th minute and the Warriors upended archrival Charles B. Aycock 1-0 at Hardy...

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Trojans will teach fundamentals of game

The United Way of Wayne County is proud to partner with the Mount Olive College Trojans baseball team for the third annual Scarborough Field of Dreams free youth baseball clinic. The clinic will be held on Saturday, October 16 th...

Local Preps Digest

Volleyball Goldsboro 3, Spring Creek 2 * Goldsboro rallied from a 2-1 deficit and defeated Carolina 1-A Conference foe Spring Creek 25-21, 21-25, 23-25, 25-18, 15-7 on Tuesday evening. Kasheika Wallace finished with 11 kills, six service aces and three...

Carolina 1-A Conference tennis agate

Results from the 2010 Carolina 1-A Conference girls' tennis tournament contested at Herman Park on Tuesday afternoon: Team points Ayden-Grifton 8 Spring Creek 5 North Duplin 4 Rosewood 3 Goldsboro 0 Singles First round: Heather Frey (SC) d. Cassidy Morris...

Controversial ending mars great contest

CALYPSO -- Rosewood's bid to repeat as the Carolina 1-A Conference volleyball champion nearly took a major hit Tuesday evening. Somehow, the Eagles escaped. And in controversial fashion, too. A foot-fault violation on what appeared to be a set-tying service...

Cornerstone scores first three goals, defeats Conquerors 3-1

Faith Christian was hoping to deliver a performance it could build on when the N.C. Christian Schools Association Coastal Region 2-A Conference playoffs begin on Thursday. It had to settle for a half, instead. The Conquerors settled down after a...

Spring Creek exceeds expectations

Five new faces, no seniors and considerable lack of court time concerned Spring Creek head girls' tennis coach Beverly Boltinhouse heading into the season. The Gators definitely exceeded her expectations. Emily Daniel and the tandem of Colleen Finlay-Brittany Carmack earned...

Bulldogs sweep Chargers

PRINCETON -- In a battle between the proverbial tortoise and hare, once again the slow and steady approach won the race. Princeton quelled Ayden-Grifton's high-flying offense with a methodical and mistake-free scheme and earned a 25-13, 25-21, 25-10 victory on...

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Local digest

Girls' tennis Wayne Christian 5, Fayetteville Christian 4 * Wayne Christian stole two singles points en route to a 5-4, non-conference win over Fayetteville Christian at Herman Park on Monday. Reagan Hinton celebrated as the lone senior on the Eagles'...

Saints drop Warriors on pitch

There's something to be said for perseverance. Especially when it spans 18 years. Jesus Rodriguez scored four goals and Southern Wayne rolled to a 5-0 victory over Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference nemesis Eastern Wayne on Monday evening. The Saints snapped...

E. Waynetops C.B. Aycock tennis

PIKEVILLE -- Once doubles partners Miller Delbridge and Amber Miller secured Eastern Wayne's final team point in twilight, the duo shook hands with their opponents at the net, gathered their belongings and walked off the court. No one waited to...

C.B. Aycock wins ECC golf championship

DUDLEY -- Charles B. Aycock finished what it started when the Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference girls' golf season began in September. The Golden Falcons fired a team score of 129 and easily captured the ECC championship with a lopsided victory...

ECC golf scores

Team standings Season C.B. Aycock 523 So. Johnston 733 Team standings Monday C.B. Aycock 129 So. Johnston 175 Cleveland 184 So. Wayne 207 Individual scores Monday Tara Simmons, CBA 36 Jesse Stewart, CBA 41 Jordyn Howell, CBA 52 Emily Raynor,...

Monday, October 11, 2010

Prep football notebook

Helmet cradled under his right arm, Daivon Harris stood at attention in the end zone during the national anthem. Harris' eyes focused on the gentleman bearing the American flag -- his father, Master Sergeant Darryl Harris. A 23-year veteran in...

Local digest

GREENVILLE -- Charles B. Aycock sophomore Tara Simmons tied for 11th overall in the TGYA State Championship contested at Bradford Creek Golf Club. Simmons recorded a two-day, 36-hole score of 154 -- eight strokes behind tournament winner Mallory Warrick,...

Saturday, October 9, 2010

Triton scores early, cruises past Southern Wayne

ERWIN -- From the opening possession, Triton made its presence felt on defense and took advantage of the sputtering Southern Wayne attack, 41-7, in the Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference opener for both squads Friday evening. The Saints received the...

Tarboro-Greene Central box

Tarboro 7 7 7 0 -- 21 Greene Central 6 8 0 6 -- 20 First quarter GC -- Yelverton 1 run (kick failed) T -- Lane 9 run (Gonzalez kick) Second quarter GC -- Suit 4 run (Suit run)...

Rosewood-AG box

Ayden-Grifton 13 0 14 7 -- 34 Rosewood 0 0 0 0 -- 0 First quarter AG -- Green 1 run (Angel kick); 7:22 AG -- Gent 57 run (Angel kick failed); 4:59 Third quarter AG -- Larry 1 run...

Ayden-Grifton shuts out Rosewood

Not only did Rosewood struggle to move the football on Friday night, it found slowing down Ayden-Grifton fullback Quan Green to be a daunting task as well. The 6-foot-1, 241-pound junior running back lumbered for 143 yards and two touchdowns...

Spring Creek snaps four-year losing streak in conference play

SEVEN SPRINGS -- The Gators chomped and romped to a long-awaited victory in "The Swamp" on a cool October evening. Senior Ricky Brayboy accounted for 222 yards of all-purpose offense and Spring Creek dumped Princeton, 39-14, in the Carolina 1-A...

Princeton-Spring Creek box

Princeton 6 8 0 0 -- 14 Spring Creek 14 12 6 7 -- 39 First quarter P -- Davis 3 run (kick blocked), 10:18 SC -- Harris 5 run (Ortiz kick), 5:28 SC -- Janning 13 pass from Brayboy...

North Duplin-Goldsboro box

North Duplin 0 7 14 7 -- 28 Goldsboro 14 14 14 20 -- 62 First quarter G -- Jones 51 run (Odom kick) G -- Jones 87 run (Odom kick) Second quarter G -- Curry 7 run (Odom kick)...

Murdock makes big plays in Aycock's win

PIKEVILLE -- A standing-room-only crowd turned out for the homecoming festivities on Friday night at Charles B. Aycock. Craig Murdock made sure the Golden Falcon faithful didn't leave disappointed. Murdock made game-changing plays in all three phases of the contest...

North Lenoir-C.B. Aycock box

North Lenoir 6 0 0 0 -- 6 C.B. Aycock 0 14 7 14 -- 35 First quarter NL -- Troy 13 run (kick failed), 8:27 Second quarter CBA -- Mundle 6 pass from Farmer (Musselman kick), 11:35 CBA --...

Struggles continue for MOC women's volleyball team

DUE WEST, S.C. -- The struggle continues. Junior Jamie Murray recorded a match-high nine kills, and Erskine (S.C.) College swept Mount Olive 25-16, 25-18, 25-19 on the Conference Carolinas women's volleyball scene Saturday afternoon. The Trojans suffered their sixth...

James Kenan snaps four-game skid

WARSAW -- James Kenan broke a four-game losing streak with a 47-12 win over Tri-County 1-A Conference rival Heide Trask on Friday night. The Tigers wasted no time getting on the scoreboard as Jonathan Webster ran the opening kickoff...

Rams nearly upset defending 2-A state champ Tarboro

SNOW HILL -- Greene Central gave defending state 2-A champion Tarboro all it could handle, but fell just short of an upset win, 21-20, in Eastern Plains 2-A action Friday evening. "We played our best game in three years,"...

James Kenan-Trask box score

Heide Trask 0 0 6 6 -- 12 James Kenan 20 14 6 7 -- 47 First quarter JK -- J. Webster 88 kickoff return (Bautista kick) JK -- Best 3 run (Bautista kick) JK -- Kea 3 run (kick...

Jones, Montgomery pace Cougars' ground game

Backfield mates Freddie Jones and Andre Montgomery continued their strong campaigns through the start of Carolina 1-A Conference play for the Cougars and Goldsboro won an old-fashioned shootout, 62-28, over North Duplin on Friday night. Jones and Montgomery combined...

E. Wayne-South Johnston box

Eastern Wayne 14 7 7 3 -- 31 South Johnston 9 14 7 0 -- 30 First quarter SJ -- Hall 22 field goal SJ -- Crumity 29 pass from Booker (kick failed) EW -- Thompson 65 pass from Clark...

Friday's prep scores

Albemarle 62, South Davidson 6 Alexander Central 27, Hickory 17 Andrews 20, Rosman 18 Apex Middle Creek 21, Lee County 20 Ashe County 40, North Wilkes 22 Asheville 63, Enka 30 Asheville Erwin 45, McDowell County 0 Asheville Reynolds 34,...

Sasser boots game-winning FG, Warriors stun S. Johnston

FOUR OAKS -- Kyle Sasser emerged the hero ... again. The Eastern Wayne kicker split the uprights from 20 yards out with 50 seconds remaining, and lifted the Warriors to a 31-30 victory over South Johnston in the Eastern...

Friday, October 8, 2010

Eagles pick up senior day shutout

Fifth-ranked Wayne Christian got the senior day victory it was looking for, however, the ending was bittersweet. The Eagles led 6-0 when Community Christian coach Justin Everly received a second yellow card and drew an ejection. The Cyclones didn't have...

Local Preps Digest

Volleyball Wayne Christian 3, Community Christian 0 * Wayne Christian defeated Community Christian 25-19, 25-23, 25-20 in the regular-season finale for both Carolina Christian 1-A teams at Clifford Gymnatorium. Senior Summer Brathwaite tallied nine kills for the Eagles. Jessica Swets...

Carolina 1-A, ECC teams start title quest tonight

Greene Central and James Kenan started league play two weeks ago. Reigning Carolina champion Goldsboro (3-3 overall) plays host to North Duplin, which is riding a modest two-game win streak. Two of the area's top 10 rushers -- the Cougars'...

Aycock dominates ECC rival

PIKEVILLE -- Charles B. Aycock played its best match of the season. Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference rival Eastern Wayne had little to say about it. The Golden Falcons posted a 25-11, 25-16, 25-14 win in just 58 minutes on Wednesday...

Thursday, October 7, 2010

Local digest

Cross country Britt leads pack * Nick Britt ran a season-best time of 17 minutes to capture first-place honors in the Carolina 1-A Conference cross country meet at Goldsboro High School on Wednesday. Princeton's Quinn Dougherty and Matt Edwards ran...

Gators bounce Rebels in tennis

MOUNT OLIVE -- Just 24 hours removed from a disappointing loss, Spring Creek needed every point to turn back rival North Duplin in their Carolina 1-A Conference girls' tennis battle Wednesday afternoon. The Gators emerged victorious in two of...

Trojans shut out Golden Falcons

PIKEVILLE -- There can only be one aggressor in any head-to-head contest. South Johnston laid claim to that title during its Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference soccer tilt with C.B. Aycock on Wednesday night. The Trojans scored twice early and walked...

Spring Creek holds off GHS

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Spring Creek was left wondering what it had to do to finish in front of the goal. Goldsboro was left wondering what could have been. The Gators scored just four times despite 24 shots on goal and...

MOC men's soccer tops St. Andrews

MOC Sports Information LAURINBURG -- Conference Carolinas in-state rivals Mount Olive and St. Andrews misfired on a combined 39 shot attempts during their men's soccer contest Wednesday evening. The 40th shot was the charm. Frank Boateng's golden goal in the...

Princeton has balance on offense

Princeton has traded in its aerial show for a high-wire act on offense this season. Coach Russell Williamson's squad has shown more than capable balance. One year removed from a record-setting season through the air, the Bulldawgs have turned to...

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Local Preps Digest

Volleyball Rosewood 3, Goldsboro 0 * Rosewood turned back visiting Carolina 1-A Conference foe Goldsboro 25-17, 25-17, 25-11 on Tuesday evening. Alyssa Spell distributed 16 assists for the Eagles. Ellen Morgan hammered out 10 kills. Laura Vinson supplied seven kills...

Coker knocks off Trojans

MOC Sports Information HARTSVILLE, S.C. -- Tiffany Hight pounded out a match-high 13 kills, but Mount Olive College suffered a 25-18, 25-22, 25-19 defeat against Coker (S.C.) College on the Conference Carolinas women's volleyball scene Tuesday evening. Freshman Carly White...

Trojans ranked 25th in preseason

MOUNT OLIVE -- The respect is appreciated. And a seventh consecutive appearance in the NCAA Division II Bulletin's men's top 25 preseason basketball poll is considered a good honor. But Mount Olive College hasn't proved anything ... yet. "I was...

Stevens: Today's baseball heroes begin World Series quest

During the next 31/2 weeks the legends of today's baseball heroes will grow even larger, new stars will arise, unforgettable moments will occur and fans will experience an emotional roller coaster. There's nothing quite like baseball's postseason. The drama. The...

E. Wayne-Triton tennis agate

Eastern Wayne 8 Triton 1 Singles: No. 1 Miller Delbridge (EW) d. Cailin Goff 6-2, 6-1; No. 2 Janielle Daniel (EW) d. Georganna Gower 6-0, 6-0; No. 3 Grace Delbridge (EW) d. Allie Smith 6-1, 6-2; No. 4 JoAnn Talton...

Knights score in second overtime, slip past Chargers

New-Argus Sports Writer Wayne Country Day took archrival Greenfield to the limit for the second time this season. The Knights, for the second time, walked off the field with a 2-1 victory. The win gave Greenfield (11-7-1 overall) a firm...

Another title within reach for Warriors

Eastern Wayne moved one step closer to an unprecedented fourth consecutive Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference regular-season girls' tennis championship Tuesday afternoon. And the Warriors did it in convincing fashion. Joann Talton secured the match-clinching point at No. 5 singles, and...

Eastern Wayne answers Saints' third-set challenge

Up two sets to none on senior night, Eastern Wayne was ready to celebrate. Southern Wayne had other ideas. The Saints forced a fourth set, but the Warriors hung on for a 25-18, 25-13, 19-25, 27-25 victory in Eastern Carolina...

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Narron: Young Rangers need to stay focused

TAMPA BAY -- Stay focused on the series. Avoid the "circus" outside the baseball diamond. Johnny Narron and the Texas Rangers coaching staff imparted that message to their players once they arrived at Tropicana Field for their 2010 American League...

Tuesday preps

Girls' tennis Spring Creek 5, Rosewood 1 * Spring Creek received strong play form Emily Daniel at the No. 1 singles spot and rode the momentum to a 5-1 win over Carolina 1-A Conference rival Rosewood on Monday afternoon. Heather...

J.Kenan-Pender

BURGAW -- Unbeaten and state-ranked Pender raced out to an early lead, and handed James Kenan a 49-34 loss in Tri-County 1-A Conference play Monday evening. The Tigers suffered their fourth consecutive loss. Pender (5-0 overall, 2-0 TCC) broke...

Gators capture league win

Spring Creek may not look like the flashy high-scoring team that reached the Class 1-A eastern regional championship game in 2009. But the Gators still have plenty of talent. Spring Creek opened Carolina 1-A Conference play with a 2-0 win...

Golden Falcons outlast Hawks

PIKEVILLE -- Heading into the 2010 tennis season, Charles B. Aycock head coach Brad Matthews circled four dates on his calendar -- two with archrival Eastern Wayne and two with second-year league member Triton. Each encounter, Matthews knew, would be...

Allison, EW defeat Rams

Attack early, often and with aggression. Ryan Allison scored four times as Eastern Wayne unleashed a relentless offensive attack in an 8-1 victory over Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference newcomer Cleveland on Monday evening. Allison got on the Warriors on the...

Saturday, October 2, 2010

Local Preps Digest

Soccer Wayne Country Day 4, Oakwood 0 * WILSON -- Bryce Creger recorded a hat trick and Wayne Country Day cruised past Oakwood on Friday afternoon. The game was moved to Greenfield School in Wilson due to wet field conditions....

Greene Central-North Pit box

Greene Central 7 14 0 0 -- 21 North Pitt 0 8 12 0 -- 20 First quarter GC -- Yelverton 34 run (Johnson kick), 11:39. Second quarter GC -- Yelverton 7 run (Johnson kick), 11:18. NP -- Jones 85...

State prep scores

Albemarle 28, West Montgomery 21 Anson County 34, Hoke County 14 Ashe County 31, West Wilkes 21 Asheville Erwin 63, Enka 21 Asheville Reynolds 41, Asheville 13 Avery County 58, Thomas Jefferson 20 Belmont South Point 41, Gastonia Huss 26...

Area swimmer, Prince passes away

Goldsboro native and N.C. Sports Hall of Fame member Elizabeth Prince Nufer Dixon passed away on Thursday in Wake County. As a young girl Prince started swimming at the Goldsboro community pool and became a staple at swim meets across...

Montgomery's monster night paces Goldsboro's win

Goldsboro needed a win. Andre Montgomery and his mates on the offensive side of the ball made sure the Cougars got one. The home team dominated throughout and blasted visiting East Carteret 40-0 on Friday night. With wet weather entrenched...

Goldsboro-East Carteret box

East Carteret 0 0 0 0 -- 0 Goldsboro 26 7 7 0 -- 40 First quarter G -- Floyd 80 kickoff return (kick failed), 11:52 G -- Montgomery 87 run (Odom kick), 9:08 G -- Sawyer 6 pass from...

Saints' Warren honored

KENANSVILLE -- Bob Warren doesn't seek out individual accolades. The Southern Wayne head football coach and co-athletics director goes about his job daily and humbly accepts "thank you's" and other well-wishes from his peers in the coaching ranks. Four days...

Friday, October 1, 2010

Goldsboro is lone county team in action tonight

Time to get muddy. Their earlier meeting postponed due to Hurricane Earl, fellow 1-A football programs Goldsboro and East Carteret -- as of press time -- are expected to conclude their respective non-conference seasons tonight at Cougar Stadium. Kickoff...