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Friday, September 16, 2011

Preps digest: Kim's goal lifts Eastern Wayne past county rival

Boys' soccer Eastern Wayne 1, Southern Wayne 0 * Eastern Wayne scored the deciding goal in the 58th minute and bested county rival Southern Wayne 1-0 in an Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference game at Little Big Horn on Wednesday evening....

Cougars, Saints trading a little 'smack' off the field

Eric Reid knows how big Goldsboro High School's football game against Southern Wayne is on Friday night. It's been the subject of banter across Wayne County all week. "People are talking about this game," Reid said after practice on Wednesday....

CBA snaps first-half deadlock

PIKEVILLE -- Charles B. Aycock got an early look at Rosewood at Eastern Wayne's pre-season soccer jamboree in mid-August. The Golden Falcons saw a much-improved Eagles' team on Thursday evening. Aycock needed two late goals to pull away for a...

Dogs stop Golden Falcons

PIKEVILLE -- For first-year Princeton head volleyball coach Paige Renfrow, the opportunity to return to her alma mater on Wednesday afternoon was sweet. Leaving with a win was even sweeter. The Bulldogs fought off two set points in a momentum-changing...

Lineup shuffle continues to work for Rosewood

Rosewood showed no ill effects of a midseason lineup shuffle and bested county rival Goldsboro in three sets 25-13, 25-8, 25-13 on the Carolina 1-A Conference volleyball scene Thursday night. The Eagles were playing without middle hitter Ellen Morgan, who...

Goldsboro-Rosewood tennis box

Goldsboro 6 Rosewood 3 Singles: No. 1 Elisa Briggs (G) d. Elise McSwain 6-4, 4-6, 6-2; No. 2 Jessica Calvert (G) d. Abigale Godwin 6-4, 6-1; No. 3 Cassidy Morris (G) d. Brook Bell 2-6, 6-4, 6-2; No. 4 Rebecca...

Cougars net historical league win

Susan Randolph's brow furrowed as she glanced at the scorecards draped on the tennis nets at Herman Park on a sunsplashed, warm Thursday afternoon. Goldsboro trailed county rival Rosewood on three singles courts. "I was really concerned," said Randolph. Those...

Stevens: These rules you just can't break on football field

Rules -- as a kid it seemed like there were a million of them and in my mind most of them greatly limited my attempts to have fun. I later realized rules weren't in place to keep from having fun,...

Rosewood's Britt, Princeton's Evans record top times

MOUNT OLIVE -- "Follow Nick Britt" will be the recurring theme during Carolina 1-A Conference boys' cross country meets this fall. The Rosewood senior launched defense of his 2010 championship with a first-place effort of 18 minutes, 41 seconds in...

Preps digest: Warriors collect ECC tennis win on the road

Girls' tennis Eastern Wayne 9, South Johnston 0 * FOUR OAKS --Four-time defending Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference champion Eastern Wayne claimed shutout decisions on the first four singles courts, and dominated South Johnston 9-0 on Thursday afternoon. Grace Delbridge, Savannah...

Carolina 1A XC results

Results from the season-opening Carolina 1-A Conference boys' and girls' cross country meet contested at Mount Olive College on Wednesday afternoon: BOYS Team scores 1. Princeton 25 2. Spring Creek 59 3. North Duplin 81 4. Rosewood 100 Top 10...