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Wednesday, February 22, 2012

WCDS rallies in third

Wayne Country Day used a late third quarter run to put away pesky Trinity Academy of Raleigh, 61-50, in the opening round of the N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association 1-A girls' basketball playoffs on Tuesday night. The sixth-seeded Chargers (14-6...

Local Preps Digest

Boys' basketball Trinity-Fayetteville 63, Wayne Country Day 44 * FAYETTEVILLE -- Deshar Thomas sizzled the nets for a team-high 17 points in Wayne Country Day's 63-44, season-ending loss to Trinity Christian of Fayetteville in the opening round of the N.C....

Spring Creek prevails

ROXBORO -- Senior center Adam Haggerty led three players in double figures with 24 points, and 16th-seeded Spring Creek stunned top-seeded Roxboro Community, 78-61, in opening-round action of the N.C. High School Athletic Association Class 1-A boys' basketball playoffs...

Prep basketball boxes

Girls Wayne Country Day 17 16 18 10 -- 61 Trinity of Raleigh 11 12 14 13 -- 50 TRINITY OF RALEIGH Jordan Thomas 2 0 1-2 5, Katie Demski 1 3 0-0 11, Grace Carl 4 0 1-2 9,...

Trojan women stop North Georgia, 6-3

MOC Sports Information MOUNT OLIVE -- Come-from-behind singles wins by Molly Lentini and Francesca Ceppi clinched the overall match victory as Mount Olive defeated Peach Belt member North Georgia 6-3 in a non-conference women's tennis match Tuesday afternoon at Walker...

Green takes advantage of first career start for Trojans

MOC Sports Information LAURINBURG -- Deshaune Green took advantage of a surprise starting nod and recorded his first career double-double in Mount Olive's 89-86 victory over in-state men's basketball nemesis St. Andrews on Tuesday evening. Jasmine McDonald poured in 12...

A Saint in Heaven: Community gathers to mourn loss, but celebrate life

A cold, cheek-stinging wind swirled throughout the Doyle Whitfield Athletic Complex as I walked out to center field Monday afternoon. My shoes squished on the Southern Wayne baseball diamond, drenched from a day-long rain 24 hours earlier. But I didn't...