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Sunday, January 23, 2011

Local Preps Digest

Girls' basketball North Duplin 47, Rosewood 39 Winless no more. Foul-plagued Jessica Jones and Tierra Ammons combined for 29 points, and North Duplin emerged victorious, 47-39, over Carolina 1-A Conference foe Rosewood on Friday evening. The Rebels snapped a season-opening,...

Trojans put away Flying Fleet

MOUNT OLIVE -- No style points for this one. Still, Mount Olive survived the "danger" game. The Trojans drained seven critical free throws in the final 77 seconds, and turned back pesky Erskine (S.C.) College, 54-40, inside Kornegay Arena on...

Princeton-North Duplin boxes

Princeton 18 19 17 26 -- 80 North Duplin 8 10 17 14 -- 49 NORTH DUPLIN (4-6, 2-1) Marcus Kornegay 0 1 0-0 3, Devin Oliver 1 2 1-2 9, Breyon Johnson 4 1 3-4 14, James Kornegay 0...

Manley's free throws lift North Duplin

Call 'em the "cardiac road kids." Tyree Manley sank the game-winning free throws with 6.6 seconds left and North Duplin turned back Rosewood 65-64 in a nail-biting, emotion-filled boys' basketball contest Friday evening. The Rebels claimed their second consecutive road...

Lady Bulldogs hold off Rebels

Princeton 26, North Duplin 23 * PRINCETON -- Despite scoring just one point in the opening quarter the Princeton Bulldawgs stuck with it and rallied for a 26-23 win over Carolina 1-A Conference rival North Duplin on Saturday night. Savanna...

Princeton earns home win

PRINCETON -- None of Princeton's 16 opponents have found a way to slow down the Dawgs' offense yet this season. Add North Duplin to the list. Ben Jacobs led the way with 29 points and 13 rebounds and the Dawgs...

prep basketball boxes

South Johnston 18 12 11 14 -- 57 Eastern Wayne 7 17 19 25 -- 68 SOUTH JOHNSTON (4-14, 2-4) D.J. Collins 0 7 8-8 29, Casey Turnage 1 0 0-2 2, Javonte Burns 3 0 0-1 6, Derek Brewington...

Hot Stove banquet set for Jan. 31

Baseball season is nearly here. Twitter, Facebook and other applications have been blowing up within the last months as trades and arbitration talks flood the Major Leagues. Folks from Wayne County and the surrounding communities will get their chance to...

Mount Olive women dominate Erskine

MOUNT OLIVE -- Execution and energy. The Mount Olive College women's basketball team, for the most part, carried out that game plan in an 80-49 thrashing of Erskine (S.C.) College on Saturday afternoon. Andrea Jones poured in 20 points and...

Eastern Wayne rallies past South Johnston

Staring a second straight Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference upset in the face, Eastern Wayne delivered a pair of staggering haymakers. The Warriors used a 19-5 third-quarter run and a 16-2 fourth-quarter spurt to rally past ECC foe South Johnston for...

Goldsboro executes late at Spring Creek

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Spring Creek played a brilliant first half. Goldsboro answered with a stellar second. Four Cougars reached double-figures in the scoring collumn and Goldsboro made some key baskets in the final two minutes en route to a 64-55...