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Friday, December 23, 2011

Carolina 1-A rivals showing steady improvement on wrestling mat

One month into the high school wrestling season, three Carolina 1-A Conference wrestling rivals continue to show steady improvement on the mat. But two are still chasing the league's premier powerhouse. Defending conference champion Rosewood (18-6 overall) remained perfect inside...

Prep wrestling boxes

Match 1 Princeton 54 Goldsboro 28 152 -- Jesse Tomljenovich (P) by forfeit; 160 -- Blake Wagner (P) wbf Thomas Sheinall, 2:19; 170 -- Gabriel Teague (P) wbf Darrell Smithers, 3:34; 182 -- Forrest Stewart (P) by forfeit; 195 --...

Trail management becoming parks issue

Hiking trail maintenance is not an easy job. Branches and debris must be removed from hiking areas. Litter and trash must be collected, and trail markers and navigational tools must be kept updated and in place. With hundreds of miles...

Whooping cranes nesting in western NC

CHARLOTTE -- A pair of extremely rare birds is spending the winter in western North Carolina for the first time on record. The male and female whooping cranes spotted this month near Hayesville, in far-western North Carolina, are among...

Despite strange look, "puffers" make some good eating

Winter is transition time for anglers who visit the North Carolina coast. Cold fronts passing through send the most popular game fish like flounder and speckled trout packing for warmer waters. In their place arrive some smaller fish that do...

Goldsboro's guards do their job against Warriors

Patrick Reynell knows in the guard-heavy Carolina 1-A Conference he is going to need his backcourt to deliver each time his Goldsboro team takes the floor. Reynell has plenty of reasons to be optimistic after watching his guards turn in...

Trojan baseball team ranked No. 15 in preseason College Baseball Lineup poll

MOUNT OLIVE -- Coming off its second College World Series appearance in program history, the Mount Olive College baseball team is ranked No. 15 in the Division II College Basebal Lineup preseason poll. The Trojans finished 47-10 last season and...

Goldsboro-Eastern Wayne boxes

BOYS Eastern Wayne 23 18 22 19 -- 82 Goldsboro 20 26 21 24 -- 91 EASTERN WAYNE (5-7) Stephan Woodard 1 0 0-0 2, Jamal Shuford 1 0 0-0 2, Tykwan Days 1 0 0-0 2, Micah Smith 0...

Prep briefs: Goldsboro girls dominate Eastern Wayne

Girls' basketball Goldsboro 55, Eastern Wayne 28 * Goldsboro adjusted to Eastern Wayne's full-court press and pulled away for a 55-28 win on Thursday evening. The Warriors used an aggressive press to force turnovers and neutralize the Cougars' size. Goldsboro...