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Sunday, January 15, 2012

Whitfield gets an unexpected surprise that draws a standing ovation

Dressed in his trademark colorful sweater that he keeps just for this occasion, George Whitfield had the tables turned on him before he unveiled the 40th class of inductees into his Hall of Fame on Friday evening. Friends and family...

Rosewood hangs on against Spring Creek

Rather than try and shut down one of the best scorers in the Carolina 1-A Conference Rosewood opted to force someone else in a Spring Creek uniform to beat them. The strategy worked to perfection for the Eagles in a...

Local Preps Digest

Girls' basketball Goldsboro 48, Princeton 40 * Goldsboro used a big second quater to get past Carolina 1-A Conference foe Princeton on Fridya night. The teams found themselves tied 10-10 after the opening eight minutes, but the Cougars took control...

Prep basketball boxes

Boys Goldsboro 14 14 13 11 -- 52 Princeton 7 16 15 13 -- 51 GOLDSBORO (9-5, 2-0) Jalen Sprueil 2 0 2-4 6, Quavus Holloman 1 0 0-0 2, Moses Ramsey 0 2 0-0 6, Octavius Alston 6 0...

Mount Olive men pull away late to win

MOUNT OLIVE -- In front of a mostly empty gym the Mount Olive College mens' basketball team won a game that may have saved its season. Coming off back-to-back losses and four losses in the past five outings, the Trojans...

Lady Trojans cruise past Bobcats

MOUNT OLIVE -- So much for the letdown. Three days removed from a physical and emotional triumph over its archrival, Mount Olive College took care of business -- for one half -- Saturday afternoon against Lees-McRae College. The Trojan women...

Limestone claims festival finale

MOC Sports Information MOUNT OLIVE -- Limestone and Quincy finished with perfect 3-0 records as the MOC Men's Volleyball Festival concluded Saturday at Kornegay Arena. Mount Olive fell to Limestone in three sets in the tournament finale and finished with...

Goldsboro escapes against Princeton

Call it home court advantage. Call it luck. Goldsboro head coach Patrick Reynell does not care what it's called. Reynell and the Cougars held on for a 52-51 win over Carolina 1-A Conference rival Princeton on Friday night at Norvell...