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Sunday, February 20, 2011

Charger girls avenge regular-season losses against Greenfield

Attack, attack and then attack some more. Wayne Country Day drove to the rim with relentless aggression for four quarters and held off a late Greenfield rally for a 59-52 win in the Coastal Plains Independent 1-A Conference tournament semifinals...

Southern Wayne boys win physical ECC championship game

PIKEVILLE -- Regular-season co-champions Southern Wayne and Triton engaged in the battle their respective coaches hoped to see Friday evening. Boy, was it nerve racking. The Saints missed an eye-popping 26 free throws and somehow escaped with a 54-49 victory...

Rosewood boys dethrone Goldsboro as Carolina 1-A tournament champions

PRINCETON -- There was nothing for Rosewood head coach Daniel Mitchell to say on Friday night. The Eagles sent their message loud and clear on the court. Jacquez Raynor buried a turn-around jumper with eight seconds to play in overtime...

Charger boys turn back Faith Christian-RM in CPIC semifinals

Working as a cohesive unit, Wayne Country Day made sure it got the rematch with Greenfield it wanted. The Chargers worked together offensively all night, placed three players in double figures and defeated Faith Christian-Rocky Mount 73-51 in the Coastal...

Greenfield boys defeat WCDS, repeat as CPIC tournament champs

Greenfield doesn't just have Wayne Country Day's number in basketball, it might even be on speed dial. The Knights placed five players in double figures and cruised to a 78-50 victory on Saturday night in the Coastal Plains Independent 1-A...

Oakwood girls deny WCDS in CPIC title contest

Wayne Country Day used losing the 2010 Coastal Plains Independent 1-A girls' conference tournament as motivation for a run to the N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association 1-A state finals. If the Chargers hope to make a third straight finals appearance...

Weekend prep basketball boxes

Faith-RM 8 9 16 18 -- 51 Wayne Country Day 17 12 26 18 -- 73 FAITH-ROCKY MOUNT Matt Earley 3 0 1-3 7, Christian Davis 1 0 0-1 2, Jarrick Oxendine 4 1 4-4 15, Barton Parker 1 0...

Trojan diamond nine sweep doubleheader from Alderson-Broaddus

MOUNT OLIVE -- Alderson-Broaddus had a long day at Mount Olive College on Saturday afternoon. The Battlers could not get out of their own way as the No. 14-ranked Trojans claimed a double-header, 18-0 and 15-5, at Scarborough Field. The...

Younger's walk-off single lifts ECU past Youngstown St.

ECU Sports Information GREENVILLE -- Second baseman Tim Younger drove a 3-1 pitch to right field scoring Philip Clark from third in the bottom of the ninth inning to propel East Carolina to a 1-0 victory over Youngstown State on...

Hines sets single-game assists record in MOC victory

MOC Sports Information MOUNT OLIVE -- Mount Olive freshman Dory Hines handed out a school-record 16 assists, while Brandon Allen and Derek Staton provided the offensive punch in a 96-84 shootout over Lees-McRae on Saturday evening. Hines broke the record...

Ayden-Grifton girls repeat as Carolina 1-A tournament champs

PRINCETON -- History repeated itself on Friday night in Princeton. For the second consecutive season, Ayden-Grifton upset top-seeded Goldsboro and claimed the Carolina 1-A Conference girls' basketball tournament title with a 60-54 overtime win. Despite being behind most of the...

Theater of the Mind: Hayden's descriptions awakens listener's imagination

Radio personality Alex Hayden gets just a few precious seconds to paint a picture for the listener during each NASCAR race he calls from the pits or in the turns. Once his mike goes dead, he hopes he's provided enough...

Triton girls exact payback in ECC tournament finals

PIKEVILLE -- A little poetic justice. One year ago, Triton won the Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference regular-season girls' basketball championship and was upset in the tournament final by Charles B. Aycock. One year later, the Hawks returned the favor. Darian...