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Friday, August 5, 2011

EW-CBA football camps have strong first days

There's nothing like locker room fodder. Third-year Eastern Wayne varsity football coach Bubba Williams perused the Internet one afternoon and found the preseason NCPreps.com conference predictions. The Warriors are picked to finish fifth in the Eastern Carolina 3-A ranks. "That's...

David Thornton retires

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- After nearly a decade of playing professional football, Tennessee Titans outside linebacker David Thornton announced his retirement from the National Football League earlier today. Thornton graduated from Goldsboro High School and was a walk-on at the University...

Geeker Classic Remix

One Geeker Classic just wasn't enough. More than 300 people attended the inaugural event nearly two months ago, and have demanded another day-long, basketball festival. So, Eric Vaughn is obliging hoops fans with a Geeker Classic Remix. The middle...

Jerry Kittrell - The shootist

When Jerry Kittrell pulls the trigger on his Colt 1911 it is almost second nature. There is no fear, no hesitation and no doubt about where the bullet will wind up. Kittrell, a retired United States Air Force senior master...

Aycock trio announces college selections

Childhood opponents in middle school and Babe Ruth baseball, then teammates on two tradition-rich baseball programs, three Charles B. Aycock graduates made their college intentions official Thursday afternoon. Aaron Champion and Jonathan Taylor will continue their careers at Brunswick Community...