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Early goal awakens Chargers' defense

Haley Wood streaked down the left sideline, gathered a loose ball and worked her way into the 18-yard box. Draped by a defender, the Epiphany School junior fired a perfect right-footed shot that bounced into the lower right corner of...

No. 1-ranked Patriots double up WCDS on baseball diamond

ROCKY MOUNT -- No. 1-ranked Faith Christian-Rocky Mount exploded for seven first-inning runs and cruised past Wayne Country Day 12-6 in the Coastal Plains Independent 1-A Conference regular-season finale both teams Friday. The Patriots (8-0 CPIC) parlayed several walks, a...

Bulldogs regain top spot in Carolina 1-A softball race

Back on top. Traci Bridgers threw a complete-game, three-hitter and Princeton regained sole possession of the Carolina 1-A Conference softball race with a 4-2 triumph over archrival Rosewood on Friday evening. The Dogs (15-5 overall) improved to 7-1 in conference...

Bill cashes in five goals against Spring Creek, Eagles finish as Carolina tri-champions

Logan Bill punched in a career-high five goals and Rosewood throttled county rival Spring Creek, 8-1, in the Carolina 1-A Conference regular-season finale for both teams Friday afternoon. Bill added an assist for the Eagles, who shared the regular-season championship...

Darden hits Wayne Christian into Carolina Christian 1-A baseball tournament final

WILSON -- Chase Darden swatted two home runs, and Wayne Christian hammered Crossroads Christian, 18-8, in semifinal-round play of the 2011 Carolina Christian 1-A Conference tournament Friday afternoon. Darden finished the game with three hits and six RBI. Chandler Harrell...

North Duplin claims share of Carolina 1-A baseball championship

SEVEN SPRINGS -- There was no talk of conference titles. This time the pre-game message was "have fun." "The last time we played Ayden, I stressed the point this game could be for the conference championship," said first-year North...

Rebels' McCarty fans 15 Spring Creek batters

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Playoff-bound North Duplin concluded its Carolina 1-A Conference regular-season slate with a 16-2, five-inning conquest of Spring Creek on Friday evening. Rebels hurler Skylar McCarty logged 15 strikeouts inside the pitcher's circle. McCarty, Ansley Hill and Kayla...

Chargers shut out Cougars, earn piece of Carolina 1-A baseball title

LITTLEFIELD -- Ayden-Grifton clinched a share of the 2011 Carolina 1-A Conference regular-season crown with a 25-0, mercy-rule victory over Goldsboro on Friday evening. The Chargers (15-7 overall, 8-2 CC) tied with North Duplin for the league's top spot, and...

Seniors drive Rosewood into 1-A baseball playoffs

The playoffs started a little bit earlier for archrivals Rosewood and Princeton. The Eagles extended their season after a 4-1 win over the Bulldawgs in the Carolina 1-A Conference regular-season finale for both teams Friday evening. The teams entered the...

Princeton-Rosewood softball box

Princeton 200 110 0 -- 4 11 2 Rosewood 000 101 0 -- 2 3 3 Leading hitters -- Princeton -- Katlyn Peedin 3-4, RBI; Traci Bridgers 2-3; Nicole Melvin 2-4, 2 2Bs, 3 RBI; Keely Myers 1-4; Reandy Hearn...

Princeton-Rosewood baseball box

Princeton 000 001 0 -- 1 5 3 Rosewood 301 000 x -- 4 8 2 Leading hitters -- Princeton -- Austin Hinton 2-3; Anthony Martin 1-1; Tyler Craft 1-3; Forest Stewart 1-4. Rosewood -- Cody Harris 2-3; Ian Speight...

Aycock one of three favorites to claim ECC softball tourney crown

Charles B. Aycock, to no one's surprise, once again enters the Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference softball tournament favored to win the title. So is South Johnston. And you can't count out Triton. The Golden Falcons shared the ECC regular-season championship...

Warriors deny Golden Falcons' bid for ECC 'double'

PIKEVILLE -- Charles B. Aycock girls' soccer coach Kevin Adkins said earlier in the week it would be tough to beat Eastern Wayne for a third time this season. The Warriors made Adkins look like a prophet Friday evening. Brooke...

Aycock seeks to change postseason history

Charles B. Aycock's relationship with the N.C. High School Athletic Association state soccer playoffs has been messy, complicated and at times down right heart breaking. The Golden Falcons have not won a boys' or girls' state playoff game since 2007,...