Log in

Sign up

January 28, 2012 archives

View Archive

Saturday, January 28, 2012

Local digest

Girls' basketball Rosewood 49, Ayden-Grifton 31 * Rosewood jumped out to an early lead and never looked back in a 49-31 upset of Carolina 1-A Conference foe Ayden-Grifton on Friday night. The Eagles opened up a 12-8 lead in the...

Spring Creek drops Princeton boys

SEVEN SPRINGS -- We got you ... again. And we got the regular-season sweep, too. Adam Haggerty swished two free throws with 33.7 seconds remaining, and stubborn Spring Creek nipped Princeton, 50-49, before a standing-room-only crowd at "The Swamp" on...

Wayne County Hot Stove League banquet on tap

An evening with elite personalities. That's what area baseball enthusiasts can expect when the sixth installment of the Wayne County Hot Stove League banquet takes place Monday evening at Lane Tree Golf Club. The social begins at 6:30 p.m. and...

Ayden-Grifton boys take down Rosewood

A good first quarter cannot win a game. But bad first quarter can certainly lose it. Rosewood made only one field goal in the opening eight minutes of play as Ayden-Grifton raced out to a double-digit lead and never trailed...

Prep basketball boxes

BOYS Ayden-Grifton 17 14 16 16 -- 63 Rosewood 4 5 17 8 -- 34 AYDEN-GRIFTON (12-5, 5-1) Trayvon Fleary 3 2 5-5 17, Jakevouse Edwards 2 0 0-0 4, Rondell Bell 3 1 2-3 11, Dashawn Payton 4 0...

Goldsboro boys beat North Duplin

Playing as a cohesive unit rather than five individuals, Goldsboro had the look of a team in synch on the basketball court Friday evening. Head coach Patrick Reynell had been waiting all season to see it. The Cougars shared the...

MOC women suffer upset

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mount Olive didn't value the basketball and couldn't keep North Greenville (S.C.) University off the boards Saturday afternoon. The result? The Crusaders overcame a 14-point, second-half deficit and stunned the Trojan women, 66-62, inside Kornegay Arena on...

MOC men defeat NGU

MOUNT OLIVE - Far from content, Mount Olive is more than pleased with where its headed. Kason Cheeks recorded career highs in points with 19 and rebounds with 17 and the Trojans closed with a flurry in 74-59 win over...