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Saturday, April 21, 2012

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Baseball Greene Central 15, Kinston 2 (5 inn.) * KINSTON -- Greene Central inched toward the .500 mark in Eastern Plains 2-A Conference play with a 15-2, mercy-rule victory over Kinston on Friday evening. Brian Cobb, Mason Head (three RBI)...

Pre softball boxes

Ayden-Grifton 000 000 0 -- 0 5 4 Rosewood 100 051 x -- 7 9 2 Leading hitters -- Ayden-Grifton -- Kelsey Jones 2-3; Taylor Cabaniss 1-3; Holly Roberts 1-3; Taj Worthington 1-2. Rosewood -- Amanda Beckert 2-3, RBI; Scout...

Rosewood drops AG softball

This is more like it. Haunted by base-running errors and defensive miscues during its frustrating two-game skid, Rosewood looked like its old self -- the team that started 11-0 -- on the softball diamond Friday evening. Amanda Beckert tossed a...

Ayden-Grifton outlasts Rosewood baseball

Rosewood head coach Jason King has seen flashes of growth and signs of inexperience from his young team at times this season. King saw glimpses of both on Friday night. The Eagles committed four errors in the first two innings...

MOC baseball sweeps NGU

MOUNT OLIVE -- Geno Escalante kept his hitting streak alive. Barely. Hitless in three previous at-bats, the JUCO transfer from California delivered a seventh-inning walk-off single that propelled No. 3-ranked Mount Olive College to a 5-4 victory over North Greenville...

Jerry Johnson inducted into NCHSAA Hall

The image flashed onto the screen. The sharp black and white photo showed a younger and limber Jerry Johnson doing a split as he stretched to scoop up a ground ball thrown in the dirt to first base. "Mr. Johnson...

EW defeats No. Nash tennis

Perfection. No. 4-ranked Eastern Wayne polished off its first-ever, unbeaten regular-season campaign in men's tennis with a 5-4 triumph over Northern Nash on Friday afternoon. The Warriors (17-0 overall) claimed their second straight one-point win in a three-day period. "This...

Prep baseball boxes

Ayden-Grifton 410 400 2 -- 11 11 4 Rosewood 002 011 0 -- 4 9 4 Leading hitters -- Ayden-Grifton -- Adam Wingate 2-4; Blake Allen 1-1; Matt Sugg 2-5, 3 RBI; Cole Whitehurst 2-5, 2 RBI; Avery McLawhorn 1-4;...