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Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Trojans' Capps drafter by Mariners

MOUNT OLIVE -- Three years ago, Mount Olive College's baseball program took a chance on a lightly-recruited catcher with little pitching experience and a relentless work ethic. It's safe to say Carter Capps was worth the risk. The Seattle Mariners...

Solid tryout helps Wayne Christian senior with choice

Gregory Alexander silently changed clothes as Catawba's players joked in the locker room. The Wayne Christian standout finished dressing and headed toward the practice field. He stood quietly as Indians head coach Liam Farrell introduced him. "This is Greg and...

Aycock, Southern Wayne athletes cop player-of-the-year accolades

East-West All-Star baseball selection Jonathan Taylor emerged one of five county athletes to earn Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference player-of-the-year accolades for the spring sports season. Taylor, a catcher/second baseman, helped lead Charles B. Aycock to the 2011 ECC regular-season...

Phillies go after Wright

GREENVILLE -- Whether he was in the unfamiliar position of watching from the dugout early in his career at East Carolina or as an every day starter, Zach Wright never stopped working. That commitment to constantly improving ultimately paid off....