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Saturday, February 18, 2012

Triton boys stop Southern Wayne

ERWIN -- Southern Wayne couldn't overcome its slow start, nor could it corral Triton's strong offensive attack Friday evening. The Saints misfired on their first nine possessions of the game and managed to rally late, but dropped a 63-54 decision...

Local digest

Boys' basketball Faith Christian 57, Trinity-Greenville 51 * Aaron Hill pumped in 22 points and Faith Christian claimed the 2012 N.C. Christian Schools Association Coastal 2-A region championship with a 57-51 victory over Trinity Christian of Greenville. Wes Caudle and...

Opinion: Realignment almost set

Logic isn't always meant to be understood. That certainly applies to the third realignment proposal sent to athletics directors statewide by the N.C. High School Athletic Association late last week. The realignment committee considered some concerns that were introduced during...

Erskine downs Mount Olive women

MOUNT OLIVE -- With its most important basketball of the season rapidly approaching Mount Olive has a lot to figure out in a short amount of time. The Trojans struggled on both ends of the floor throughout the majority of...

Prep basketball boxes

BOYS Southern Wayne 6 10 13 25 -- 54 Triton 12 15 11 25 -- 63 SOUTHERN WAYNE (18-7) Ronnell Outlaw 4 3 1-4 18, Chris Artis 0 0 0-0 0, Trey Allen 2 0 1-2 5, Andrew Matthews 1...

MOC men win over Erskine

MOUNT OLIVE -- What started as a senior night blowout turned into a back-and-forth tussle. Mount Olive watched a 19-point halftime lead evaporate before hanging on for an 83-72 win over Erskine on Saturday night inside a packed Kornegay Arena....

Southern Wayne standout Kevin Wise passes

MOUNT OLIVE -- The Wayne County high school baseball community mourned the stunning loss of one of its most-respected players, dear friend and teammate early Saturday morning. Kevin Wise, a senior at Southern Wayne High School, passed away in his...

Goldsboro girls win CC tourney

Mission accomplished. After dominating the regular season a year ago, the Goldsboro High girls' basketball team fell in the conference tournament final to Ayden-Grifton for the second consecutive season. The Cougars finished the job this year. Goldsboro used a 10-2...

Golden Falcon girls take ECC title

ERWIN -- Charles B. Aycock kept its composure and converted its free throws. Eastern Wayne didn't. Ivy Hartzell recorded her second double-double in as many games and Aycock claimed the 2012 Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference girls' basketball tournament crown with...

Ayden-Grifton wins Carolina 1-A Conference boys title

Ayden-Grifton got a clutch shot from Rondell Bell, watched as Princeton's last-second shot bounced off the rim and claimed the Carolina 1-A Conference boys' basketball tournament title with a 43-41 victory on Friday night. The game did not effect the...