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Saturday, December 17, 2011

Rosewood leads Carolina Conference Cup chase after fall season

Rosewood wore the "bridesmaid" tag during the fall sports season in Class 1-A Carolina Conference, but has emerged the overall leader in the chase for the league's Wells Fargo Conference Cup. The Eagles finished runner-up in four sports -- volleyball,...

Wayne Christian-Community Christian boxes

Girls Community 6 15 17 15 -- 53 Wayne Christian 18 10 17 11 -- 56 COMMUNITY Emilie Price 3 0 1-4 7, Elyssa Giddings 2 0 2-6 8, Jesslyn Boyette 5 0 9-24 19, Bryonna Chavis 2 1 0-4...

Foul-plagued Wayne Christian slips past Community

Wayne Christian enjoyed the best six minutes of its season on Saturday afternoon. The result was an early 18-6 advantage that led to a thrilling 56-53 win over Carolina Christian 1-A Conference foe Community Christian in the friendly confines of...

WCS boys fall to Community Christian

Boys' basketball Community Christian 72, Wayne Christian 47 * Community Christian dominated from the opening tip of a 72-47 victory over Wayne Christian on Saturday afternoon. The Cyclones' dynamic duo of Josh Willingham and Scottie Harris proved too much for...

Aycock girls improve to 3-0 in ECC play this season

Girls' basketball C.B. Aycock 53, South Johnston 33 * PIKEVILLE -- Charles B. Aycock remained unbeaten in Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference play with a 53-33 win over South Johnston on Friday night. The Golden Falcons (5-3 overall) improved to 3-0...

South Johnston knocks off CBA boys

PIKEVILLE -- Charles B. Aycock dug a hole too deep to climb out of in the opening period of a 67-56 loss to South Johnston on Friday night in Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference basketball action. Poor perimeter defense plagued the...

Southern Wayne boys stay atop ECC standings

DUDLEY -- All those lost points. Russell Stephens squirmed with the idea the missed scoring opportunities might trouble his Southern Wayne squad during the second half against Cleveland on Friday evening. His worries disappeared in the fourth quarter. The Saints...

Friday's prep basketball boxes

BOYS Lejeune 21 14 18 14 -- 67 Spring Creek 14 10 8 21 -- 53 LEJEUNE Nick Cruz 1 1 3-5 8, Mike Deets 1 0 0-0 2, Craig Wilson 1 4 1-1 15, Gaven Allen 11 0 3-6...

Virginia Union upend MOC women

MOUNT OLIVE -- A strong start. A disappointing outcome. A lesson learned. A chance for younger players to mature. Junior forward Alyssa Luebs just missed a double-double with 17 points and nine rebounds, but Mount Olive College endured a 79-71,...

Devilpups ease past Gators

SEVEN SPRINGS -- With his team trailing by 23 points early in the fourth quarter, Spring Creek head coach Taylor Jones implored his players not to quit. The response was an effort Jones saw as one worth building on. The...