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Friday, April 15, 2011

Stevens: Athletes leave tainted legacies

Reputations don't just require hard work to develop, they demand just as much effort to maintain. Manny Ramirez and Barry Bonds, two of baseball's greatest hitters of the last two decades, will forever be remembered not only for their accomplishments,...

Knox homers twice, Trojans advance

WILSON -- At least for one night, Mount Olive's troubles offensively were nowhere to be found. The Trojans belted three home runs and got eight innings from starting pitcher Pete Levitt in a 10-4 win over Barton in opening-round play...

Local Preps Digest

Softball C.B. Aycock 16, Eastern Wayne 0, 5 innings * PIKEVILLE -- Charles B. Aycock scored 11 runs in the third inning and rolled past Eastern Wayne 16-0 in five innings on Thursday night. The Golden Falcons pounded out 17...

Fitzpatrick cruises to singles crown

SNOW HILL -- Eastern Wayne sophomore Chaz Fitzpatrick lost just two games and emerged the singles champion in the season-ending, Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference boys' tennis tournament contested at the Snow Hill Tennix Complex. Fitzpatrick, the top seed, posted...

C.B. Aycock-E. Wayne box

Eastern Wayne 500 100 00 -- 6 8 4 C.B. Aycock 303 000 01 -- 7 6 3 Leading hitters -- Eastern Wayne -- Greg Simms 2-4, HR, 4 RBI; Wes Capps 1-3, HR, RBI; Tyler Ware 2-3. C.B. Aycock...

Aycock captures ECC girls' soccer crown

PIKEVILLE -- Charles B. Aycock proved too tough to defend once again and swept the regular-season series from archrival Eastern Wayne with a 4-1 win at Hardy Talton Stadium on Thursday night. Cheyenne Warrick tallied three goals and led a...

Aycock clinches league title outright

PIKEVILLE -- Charles B. Aycock handled the adversity and earned a gratifying result on the baseball diamond Thursday evening. Doing it against a county nemesis made it even sweeter. The Golden Falcons dethroned three-time defending Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference regular-season...