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Friday, August 26, 2011

Meredith Roethling earns clinching point

Slow and steady wins the race ... well ... then again, a tennis match. Meredith Roethling proved it Thursday afternoon. The sophomore collected the match-clinching point at No. 6 singles and lifted the unbeaten Chargers to a 7-2, non-conference triumph...

NRYFL jamboree moved back

MOUNT OLIVE -- The 16th annual Neuse River Youth Football League jamboree, a 24-team event, has been rescheduled due to expected inclement weather from Hurricane Irene. Event organizer Alex Ferrell said Friday morning that the preseason exhibition will stretch...

WCDS-W. Christian tennis box

Wayne Country Day 7 Wayne Christian 2 Singles: No. 1 Gianna Democko (WCD) d. Faith Sutton 8-1; No. 2 Sarah Best (WCD) d. Taylor Willman 8-2; No. 3 Elizabeth Sutton (WCS) d. Mack Thompson 8-2; No. 4 Katherine Roethling (WCD)...

Lakewood turns back North Duplin

CALYPSO -- North Duplin started great. Devin Oliver's game-opening, kickoff return for a touchdown and Julio Mora's run-scoring jaunt gave the Rebels a 14-point advantage after one quarter. The sleeping Leopards awoke after that. Lakewood posted three second-quarter TDs, played...

NC football scores

Scores from Thursday's games: Ayden-Grifton 22, Greene Central 13 Bertie County 22, Rocky Mount 22 Cape Fear 15, Fayetteville Westover 14 Croatan 30, East Carteret 12 Dunn Midway 21, Princeton 14 Durham Hillside 34, Fayetteville Smith 6 East Bladen 20,...

Local Preps Digest

Boys' soccer Wayne Country Day 4, Wayne Christian 4 * County rivals Wayne Country Day and Wayne Christian battled to a 4-4, non-conference draw on a muggy Thursday evening. Hil Tanner collected all four goals for the Chargers. Cody Neal...

Football briefs

Rosewood 7, Wake Christian 0 * RALEIGH -- Jamari McGowan's 40-yard touchdown run in the first quarter proved to be the game's only score in Rosewood's 7-0 win at Wake Christian on Thursday night. The Eagles' defense held Wake Christian...

Cougar offense comes alive in third period

Goldsboro seemingly could do no wrong for seven dominating minutes Thursday evening. Meanwhile, Eastern Wayne was left grasping for answers. The Cougars scored 34 unanswered points in just seven minutes during the third quarter and rolled to a 58-14, non-conference...