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Friday, November 25, 2011

Mount Olive College will add men's lacrosse in 2012-13

MOC Sports Information MOUNT OLIVE -- Mount Olive College will add men's lacrosse in 2012-13 and Mike Lawson has been named head coach. He begins his duties immediately and has started recruiting for next year's team, according to Jeff Eisen,...

Wise makes choice, signs with UNC

Southern Wayne High School head baseball coach Trae McKee is not one to exaggerate. In fact, McKee often downplays his teams accomplishments on the field. So when the long-time coach says that one of his players is "the best" at...

Ducky weather calls for wing shooting deer

It was raining and the wind was blowing 20 miles per hour. The day before, I would have wanted such nasty weather because ducks had been on the menu. But today, I would have much preferred dry, calm weather because...

News-Argus Defensive Player of the Year -- Keith Jones

Keith Jones is neither the biggest, fastest nor strongest guy on Southern Wayne High School's football team. But Jones is the toughest. The senior tallied 110 tackles from his strong safety spot and emerged as the Saints' defensive leader in...

News-Argus Football Coach of the Year --Ken Avent Jr.

The James Kenan football team learned in unique fashion this season that success always comes when preparation meets opportunity. Only the accomplishments occurred day to day. You see, the Tigers lost senior quarterback Parker Jones when doctors benched him for...

News-Argus Offensive Player of the Year -- Devin Oliver

Devin Oliver can recall nearly every detail of the moment he first realized he had what it takes to compete as a tailback on the varsity level. He was a freshman and his North Duplin team was mired in a...

Area grapplers roll around during Eastern Wayne meet

The margin of victory is shrinking and the competitive level has become even, but Charles B. Aycock remained perfect against Eastern Wayne on the wrestling mat since 2001. The Golden Falcons collected their 15th consecutive triumph over the Warriors with...