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Girls' basketball Eastern Wayne 54, So. Johnston 44 * Eastern Wayne used a critical 11-0 run that took just 70 seconds to seal a 54-44 win over visiting South Johnston on Friday evening. It was the Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference...

Eastern Wayne boys beat South Johnston

Eastern Wayne has been learning how to close out ballgames early on this season. The Warriors took a step in the right direction on Friday night. South Johnston refused to go away but Eastern Wayne converted on key possessions late...

Chapel Hill defeats Goldsboro in boys basketball

Former Goldsboro High School boys' basketball coach Todd Morgan returned to the Norvell T. Lee Gymnasium on Friday night. Only this time on the visitor's bench as the head coach at Chapel Hill High School. Morgan's new team took care...

Prep basketball boxes

BOYS South Johnston 9 23 20 20 -- 74 Eastern Wayne 20 22 17 20 -- 79 SOUTH JOHNSTON (1-4, 0-1 ECC) D.J. Collins 1 0 3-4 5, Michael Booker 7 0 1-3 5, Juwan Bizzell 1 0 0-0 2,...

C.B. Aycock takes down Triton girls

PIKEVILLE -- Two one-possession outcomes allowed Charles B. Aycock to sweep Triton in regular-season play a year ago. The Hawks gained revenge, winning the Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference tournament crown on the Golden Falcons' homecourt. A nail-biter this time? Not...

OPINION: BCS - The Debate Continues

The debate rages on about the Bowl Championship Series system and one has wonder if it will ever end. Can you imagine how Oklahoma State felt getting kicked in the gut? What about K-State? And who would have thought that...

OPINION: Accountability matters in life, and sports

Accountability -- the act of taking responsibility for our own actions and realizing the impact of our behavior -- is felt by others and not just ourselves. This characteristic is unfortunately discussed much more than it is lived out. I...