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Saturday, June 30, 2012

Rosewood grad Will Winslow signs with Coker

A persistent assistant coach and an old friend willing to listen. That is what got Will Winslow started on a journey that eventually led to Coker College. Winslow signed with the Cobras this week and will join the program in...

Wayne County survives, sweeps regular-season series from Post 39

WINTERVILLE -- Another grinder and hopefully a momentum builder. Two defensive miscues and Hunter Barnett's ninth-inning, two-out single helped drive Wayne County Post 11 to an 8-5 triumph over Pitt County Post 39 on a balmy Friday evening. Wayne County...

TV sportswatch adv. 6.25.12

Sunday ATHLETICS 7 p.m. -- Olympic Trials, NBC AUTO RACING 11 a.m. -- Rolex Sports Car Series: Six Hours at the Glen, SPEED 6 p.m. -- NHRA: Route 66 Nationals (same-day tape), ESPN2 CYCLING 8 a.m. -- Tour de France:...

North Duplin Junior Legion team hammers Topsail

CALYPSO -- Dustin Carter and Taylen Lewis combined for a three-hitter, and North Duplin pounded out an 8-3 victory over Topsail in a Junior American Legion baseball game Friday evening. Carter and Lewis combined for three strikeouts. "I thought...

Meredith Burroughs named All-American by MaxPreps.com

Before each game, Meredith Burroughs silently prays and asks that she "do all things through Christ" to help Charles B. Aycock succeed on the softball diamond. So far, Burroughs' prayers have been answered. The most-popular player at the Golden Falcons'...

Hurricanes win not one, but two state titles in softball

A long shot to capture the Holy Grail of North Carolina softball, the youth-laden Wayne County Hurricanes defied the odds. And brought home not one -- but two -- coveted prizes. The Hurricanes seized the 18-Under USSSA Class 1-A state...

Collin DuBose inks with Mount Olive College

A versatile player confident in his abilities, Collin DuBose had no trouble deciding where he'd prefer to continue his collegiate career. He's leaving one small town to live in another -- Mount Olive. The Charles B. Aycock alum recently signed...

Smitherman cranks out three hits in Aycock's Junior Legion victory

PIKEVILLE -- Hank Smitherman delivered a three-hit outing during Charles B. Aycock's 11-1, mercy-rule victory over Junior American Legion foe Spring Creek at Charles Davis Field. Garrett Joyner (two RBI) and Jacob Naughton (two RBI) supplied two hits apiece for...

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Wayne County-Post 39 box

Wayne County 001 000 032 -- 6 10 3 Pitt County 004 000 010 -- 5 10 2 Leading hitters -- Wayne County Post 11 -- Cameron Taylor 1-5; Zack Mozingo 2-5, 2B, RBI; Tyler Gainey 2-5, RBI; Justin Barbour...

Wayne County drops Pitt County American Legion

WINTERVILLE -- Sometimes you need a little luck. After a bang-bang play at the plate favored Pitt County Post 39 in the bottom of the eighth inning, Wayne County Post 11 stormed right back during its final at-bat Wednesday evening....

Walnut Creek LGA

Walnut Creek LGA * Hiromi Sueki secured low gross honors during weekly play contested on the Walnut Creek Country Club links. Mary Morris and Betty Holloway shared low net. Faye Franklin won low putts. Evelyn Rose emerged the second net...

North Duplin junior legion wins

staff reports TOPSAIL ISLAND -- Blake Rhodes turned in a five-hit outing and North Duplin hammered Topsail, 20-8, in a Junior American Legion baseball game Wednesday evening. Rhodes doubled and drove in two runs. DJ Morrisey batted 2-for-3 with three...

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Spurgeon, Coor lead Spring Creek

staff reports SEVEN SPRINGS -- Spring Creek scored at least one run in every inning of a 17-6 victory over Junior American Legion foe Wayne West on Tuesday evening. Chad Spurgeon led Spring Creek with five hits, including two doubles....

junior legion box

Wayne South 000 00 -- 0 1 2 C.B. Aycock 120 52 -- 10 8 1 Two outs when winning run scored Leading hitters -- Wayne South -- Garrad Whitfield 1-2. C.B. Aycock -- Garrett Joyner 2-3, RBI; Hank Smitherman...

CBA's Davis shuts out county rival

PIKEVILLE -- Charles B. Aycock has had its share of struggles with runners in scoring position this summer. Those troubles were nowhere to be found Tuesday evening. Six different Golden Falcons recorded a hit and Aycock rolled to a 10-0...

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Wilson turns back Wayne West, 4-1

Wayne West pulled off a thrilling win over Wilson in junior legion baseball on Saturday afternoon. Wilson would have no such second act on Monday night. The visitors scored three runs in the first inning and controlled the game throughout...

Lane Tree Ladies golf news

Lane Tree LGA * Shelly Leder emerged the game-of-the-week winner during play on the Lane Tree Golf Club links. Mary Ann Sutton and Novella Zambelli seized low net and low putts, respectively. Cathy Garris carded the low gross score of...

Junior Legion: Aycock's Jacob Naughton tosses complete-game shutout

staff reports DUDLEY -- Jacob Naughton threw a complete-game, three-hit shutout in Charles B. Aycock's 5-0 victory over Junior American Legion rival Wayne South on Monday evening. Naughton fanned eight Wayne South batters and paced the Aycock offense with three...

Monday, June 25, 2012

Dove's bases-clearing triple sparks Wayne County Post 11 offense

DUDLEY -- Ahoskie Post 102 hung around. And hung around. And hung around. Wayne County Post 11 finally took control in the third inning. Jamie Dove stroked a bases-clearing double into the power alley, which sparked a 17-4, rain-shortened victory...

Post 11-Ahoskie box

Ahoskie 210 10 -- 4 8 1 Wayne County 304 64 -- 17 17 3 Leading hitters -- Ahoskie Post 124 -- Clayton Robbins 3-3, RBI; Billy Nixon 1-3, 2B, RBI. Wayne County Post 11 -- Cameron Taylor 2-4, 3...

Junior Legion: Aycock beats Wayne South, Wayne West turns back Wilson

Junior Legion C.B. Aycock 9, So. Wayne 2 * PIKEVILLE -- Logan Runyon and Kyle Davis combined for a two-hitter during Charles B. Aycock's 9-2 victory over Southern Wayne in a Junior American Legion contest Sunday afternoon. Runyon permitted two...

Saturday, June 23, 2012

Taylor Brock headed to Wake Tech

DUDLEY -- A trio of Southern Wayne baseball players recently inked letters of intent to play baseball at Guilford Tech next season. Taylor Brock was not one of them. Brock elected to take his talents to Wake Tech and continue...

Post 11-PItt County box

Pitt County 000 000 0 -- 0 4 5 Wayne County 215 020 x -- 10 5 0 Leading hitters -- Pitt County Post 39 -- Austin Chiang 2-3; Jarrett Ozimek 1-3, 2B. Wayne County Post 11 -- Cameron Taylor...

Post 11 dominates Pitt County

DUDLEY -- This is more like it. Opportunistic from its opening at-bat, Wayne County Post 11 capitalized on its opponent's graciousness and rolled to a 10-0, mercy-rule decision over Pitt County Post 39 on Friday evening. Right-handers Jeremy Taylor and...

Marvin Bowman steps down at Eastern Wayne

One man's decision to step down became another man's opportunity to move up. Eastern Wayne varsity boys' basketball coach Marvin Bowman recently stepped down after roaming the Warriors' sidelines since 1992. Junior varsity head coach Glen Darden has been promoted...

Barbour-Stafford sign with Southeastern CC

Justin Barbour had little trouble making his college decision. Bryant Stafford wasn't sure his career would continue until he received some encouragement from his Charles B. Aycock teammate. Now, the two birds from the same feather will play next spring...

Friday, June 22, 2012

Local opinion: Goldsboro must find boys' basketball coach soon

Eric Reid knows high school basketball season may not start until late November, but he's quickly running out of time. The Goldsboro High School athletics director knows the importance of having the school's fourth boys' basketball coach in the past...

Aycock Junior Legion defeated by Wilson

From staff reports WILSON -- Charles B. Aycock managed just two hits and endured a 7-3 loss against Wilson in an American Junior Legion baseball game Wednesday evening. Garrett Joyner doubled and plated a run, while Jacob Naughton singled in...

Wayne North falls to Rocky Mount

By RYAN HANCHETT News-Argus Sports Writer Some days nothing goes one team's way. Wayne North experienced its night of unfortunate events Wednesday in a 13-1 loss to Rocky Mount on the Junior Legion baseball diamond. North had multiple players leave...

Winless New Bern stuns Wayne County Post 11

By RUDY COGGINS News-Argus Sports Editor NEW BERN -- Less than 24 hours after claiming an exhausting, extra-inning walk-off win, Wayne County Post 11 found itself on the other end Wednesday evening. New Bern Post 24 pushed across two ninth-inning...

Rocky Mount-Wayne North Junior Legion box

Rocky Mount    140    62    --    13    11    1 Wayne North    000    01    --    1    1    4 Leading hitters -- Rocky Mount -- Lynwood Jones, 2-2, 3B, 2B, RBI; Will Dupree 1-2, 2B; Chase Root 3-3, HR, 2B, 5 RBI; Mike...

Wayne County Post 11-New Bern Post 24 box

Wayne County    001    304    000    --    8    11    6 New Bern    102    301    002    --    9    10    2 Two outs when game-ending run scored. Leading hitters -- Wayne County Post 11 -- Tyler Gainey 3-5, RBI; Hunter Barnett 3-5; Jacob...

Junior Legion: Rhodes' walk-off single lifts North Duplin in 10th inning

CALYPSO -- Blake Rhodes delivered the game-winning walk-off single in the bottom of the 10th inning, and North Duplin turned back White Oak, 6-5, in an American Junior Legion baseball game Thursday evening. Mitchell Thigpen started the rally with...

Derrick Minor named new PHS football coach

A high-energy individual who loves high school football in small-town settings, Derrick Minor is ready to embrace the challenge that awaits him as the new head coach at Princeton High School. And he's certainly not among those who believe that...

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Wayne South's Cashwell shuts down Spring Creek

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Learning how to win close ballgames is a vital part of the maturation process of young baseball players. Wayne South took another key step in that process with a 2-0, Junior America Legion victory on Tuesday evening...

Babe Ruth 10U Baseball: Rosewood beats Northwest

The Rosewood Storm 10-Under baseball team captured the Babe Ruth League tournament championship with an 11-1 victory over Northwest on Tuesday evening. Members of the championship team are: Trent Lancaster, Will Albert, Landon Ginn, Connor Wise, Trevor Whitlock, Jonah...

Wayne Post 11-Kinston box

Kinston 003 202 020 00 -- 9 15 3 Wayne County 000 100 332 01 -- 10 16 2 One out when game-winning run scored. Leading hitters -- Kinston Post 43 -- Chastin Radford 3-6, 2B, HR, RBI; Ryan Cobb...

Taylor's walk-off single caps wild comeback against Kinston Post 43

DUDLEY -- Relax. See the ball. Put the ball in play. Cameron Taylor did those things -- plus one more. The Charles B. Aycock alum delivered a walk-off single in the bottom of the 11th inning and capped Wayne County...

Wayne South-Spring Creek Jr Legion box

Wayne South 001 100 0 -- 2 3 3 Spring Creek 000 000 0 -- 0 2 3 Leading hitters -- Wayne South -- Jacob Hollingsworth 1-3; Matthew Holland 1-3; Hunter Barwick 1-1. Spring Creek -- Logan Miller 1-3; Mason...

Junior Legion: Runyon leads Aycock offense, gets pitching win

PIKEVILLE -- Logan Runyon pounded out three hits and drove in four runs, and Charles B. Aycock dismantled Wilson, 13-4, in an American Junior Legion game at Charles Davis Field on Tuesday evening. Garrett Joyner (RBI) and Bobby Hampton...

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Lane Tree LGA results

Lane Tree LGA * Teresa Shearin took low gross honors with a 75 during weekly play on the Lane Tree Golf Club links. Linda Hilburn and Betty Jean Gurley seized low net and low putts, respectively. Linda Watson claimed second...

Aycock defeats Wilson, 9-2, in Junior Legion

WILSON -- Tim Naughton doubled twice and drove in three runs during Charles B. Aycock's 9-2 triumph over Wilson in an American Junior Legion baseball contest Monday evening. Naughton finished the night 3-for-4 overall. Hank Smitherman batted 2-for-4 with...

Jarran Reed commits to UNC

Jarran Reed has always been a big man. Now he will be a big man on a big stage. The former Goldsboro High School standout committed to the University of North Carolina to play football on Sunday night. Reed realized...

Monday, June 18, 2012

Carter Capps reaches Southern League All-star game

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Carter Capps' rise from a lanky, lightly-recruited catcher to a highly-coveted pitching prospect was somewhat of a blur. Now a reliever in the Seattle Mariners' organization, Capps' fastball is a blur in its own right. The former...

Sunday, June 17, 2012

Burroughs patience proved crucial

Don't let the roster fool you. Meredith Burroughs was technically a sophomore this season at Charles B. Aycock. Her stats suggest otherwise. The slugging first baseman tied a state record with 19 home runs and had a team-high .545 batting...

Amazing run for Bell

Brooke Bell finally got to feel the thrill of throwing the last strike. And the Charles B. Aycock senior experienced the mob scene inside the pitcher's circle as teammates rushed to greet her after the final out. It was a...

Matthews counted his blessings

Blessings come in a variety of different ways. Brad Matthews' came in 15 powder-blue uniforms this season. The fifth-year Charles B. Aycock softball coach took a senior-led group that felt the effects of disappointing finishes in 2010 and 2011, and...

Friday, June 15, 2012

Clayton rallies past Wayne Co.

DUDLEY -- Hitless in his previous four at-bats, Bradley Ragan collected his lone base knock when it counted the most Thursday evening. Ragan delivered a two-out, RBI single into left field in the top of the ninth inning and Clayton...

Woodard signs with Mount Olive College

Hannah Woodard didn't need a second chance to make a first impression on Mount Olive College head softball coach Jaime Kylis. And there has been no need to try again. The recent Princeton High graduate garnered considerable attention during a...

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Wayne North pitchers Warren, Nix follow coaches' game plan

Wayne North had a simple plan. Throw strikes and get outs without giving up many walks. Both Wayne North starters followed instructions and the team downed Wayne West in both games of a Junior Legion doubleheader 10-3 and 6-1 on...

Junior Legion boxes

Rocky Mount 100 000 0 -- 0 4 2 C.B. Aycock 011 000 0 -- 2 7 1 Leading hitters -- Rocky Mount -- Linwood Jones 1-3; Micah Varnell 1-3; Chandler Clonte 2-3. C.B. Aycock -- Garrett Joyner 1-4; Hank...

Junior Legion: Aycock's Runyon tosses complete-game four-hitter

PIKEVILLE -- Charles B. Aycock couldn't do much right in a loss on Tuesday night at Rocky Mount. Logan Runyon couldn't do much wrong Wednesday evening. The right-hander pitched a complete game and scattered four hits in Aycock's 2-1 victory...

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Texas-based company re-sprigging greens at GMGC

There will be no birdies at Goldsboro Municipal Golf Course today. In fact, there will not be any pars or bogeys, either. GMGC closed its doors today in order to start a massive renovation project, which includes installation of all...

Rocky Mount beats Aycock

ROCKY MOUNT -- Rocky Mount scored a run in every inning and pounded out nine hits in a 9-2 victory over Aycock during Junior American Legion baseball action Tuesday evening. Weather permitting, the teams conclude their three-game series today...

Walnut Creek LGA

Walnut Creek LGA * Hiromi Sueki emerged the low gross winner during weekly tournament play contested on the Walnut Creek Country Club links. Mary Morris and Betty Holloway secured low net and low putts, respectively....

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

McKee says Saints' trio should thrive at Guilford Tech

Competitive attitudes, desire, determination and willing to do what's necessary to help a team achieve success are difficult characteristics to find in one person these days. Southern Wayne head coach Trae McKee had three baseball players -- Jeremy Taylor, Tyler...

Lane Tree Ladies Golf news

Lane Tree LGA * Barbara Hill claimed game-of-the-week honors during play on the Lane Tree Golf Club links. Debbie Edgerton carded a low net of 66, while Linda Watson took low putts. Cathy Garris won low gross....

C.B. Aycock uses three-run sixth to turn back Rocky Mount

Aycock edges Rocky Mount * PIKEVILLE -- Charles B. Aycock posted three sixth-inning runs and slipped past Rocky Mount, 3-1, in a Junior American Legion baseball game at Charles Davis Field. Jacob Naughton tossed a complete-game, five-hitter and struck out...

Webber emerges Wayne County Junior Amateur champ

On their first day without school, the young golfers of Wayne County met at Goldsboro Municipal Golf Course for the Wayne County Junior Amateur. For the second consecutive year the finish came down to the final hole. Faith Christian senior...

Monday, June 11, 2012

Aycock rolls past Wayne West

Conner Crandall cranked out three hits and Charles B. Aycock handed Wayne West an 11-1, mercy-rule loss on the Junior American Legion baseball scene Sunday afternoon. Crandall plated two runs for Aycock, which capitalized on 10 walks and three...

Saturday, June 9, 2012

Spring Creek's Ramfjord resigns varsity girls' basketball post

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Amanda Ramfjord says it's time to go home. The Dalton, Ga., native tendered her resignation Friday as head women's basketball and head men's soccer coach at Spring Creek High School. She'll return to her alma mater, Southeast...

All-Area Baseball: Saints' Taylor named top pitcher by peers

Jeremy Taylor has always possessed a natural competitiveness. Harnessing that inner struggle, however, was a different story ... until his junior season. The Southern Wayne right-hander realized his collegiate future would be on the mound and his success hinged upon...

All-Area Baseball: Warriors' Barnett cops Player of the Year honors

A much-needed growth spurt after his junior year transformed clumsiness into coordination, which, in turn, boosted Hunter Barnett's confidence on the baseball diamond. His self-belief grew during the summer. Barnett soaked up hitting and pitching instructions like a sponge from...

All-Area Baseball: Aycock's Davis named Coach of the Year

From unstoppable to stagnant and back to unstoppable in one season is how the 2012 campaign played out for the Charles B. Aycock baseball team. The roller-coaster ride ended with a surprising runner-up finish in the N.C. High School Athletic...

Wilmington Post 10 hands Post 11 embarassing home loss

DUDLEY -- Forget about it and move on. But learn from it. The Wayne County Post 11 coaching staff offered that simple, yet stinging advice after a 15-5, non-division loss to Wilmington Post 10 on Thursday evening at the Doyle...

Aycock spring athletes receive awards

From staff reports PIKEVILLE -- Brooke Bell and Connor Davis, who helped lead Charles B. Aycock to its first-ever state championship in softball, were accorded the school's top female honors during a season-ending athletics awards ceremony. Bell, a senior pitcher,...

Post 11-Wilmington Post 10 box

Wilmington    500    200    116    --    15    13    3 Wayne County    100    000    040    --    5    8    4 Leading hitters -- Wilmington Post 10 -- Christian Wolfe 2-4; Chance Shepard 1-3, HR, 4 RBI; Steven Linkous 2-3, RBI; Chris Hicks 2-5,...

CBA Junior Legion salvages series against Wayne North

Charles B. Aycock salvaged the final game of a three-game series by beating county rival Wayne North 11-1 in five innings on Thursday night. After failing to get big hits in a pair of losses on Tuesday and Wednesday, Aycock...

CBA-Wayne North box

C.B. Aycock    240    14    --    11    11    1 Wayne North    001    00    --    1    3    3 Leading hitters -- C.B. Aycock -- Garrett Joyner 2-3, 3B, 2B, RBI; Hank Smitherman 2-3, 2 RBI; Noah West 1-3, RBI; Jake Naughton 2-4,...

Thursday, June 7, 2012

Wayne South still going through learning curve

DUDLEY -- The early-season struggles continued for Wayne South in a 12-5 defeat against Wilson in Junior American Legion baseball action Wednesday night. South made four errors which led to eight unearned runs. "We have some young guys that we...

Junior Legion: Wilson-Wayne South box

Wilson 002 501 4 -- 12 12 2 Wayne South 220 100 0 -- 5 5 4 Leading hitters -- Wilson -- Tyler Paythress 2-3, RBI; Jacob Kennedy 2-4, RBI; Ben Forness 2-4, 2 RBI; Hunter Cockrell 2-4. Wayne South...

Rosewood, Aycock claim respective Wells Fargo Conference Cups

Rosewood got the three-peat. Charles B. Aycock rallied in the spring. The Eagles and Golden Falcons emerged the Wells Fargo Conference Cup champion within their respective leagues for the 2011-12 sports campaign, according to the final totals released by the...

Trojans' Rogers, Pirates' Wooten drafted

Two more professional baseball dreams came true on the third day of the Major League Baseball First-Year Draft on Wednesday. East Carolina junior John Wooten was selected in the 37th round by the Oakland Athletics. A short time later, Mount...

Taylor, Grant combine for 4-hitter in Post 11 road win at West Craven

VANCEBORO -- Jeremy Taylor is quietly making a strong case to become Wayne County Post 11's top ace on the mound this summer. West Craven could do nothing to trump him. Taylor threw a nifty three-hitter in six-plus innings and...

Senior Legion: Post 11-West Craven box

Wednesday's game Wayne County 411 300 02 -- 11 10 3 West Craven 000 000 00 -- 0 4 3 Leading hitters -- Wayne County -- Collin DuBose 1-2, RBI; Zack Mozingo 1-3; Tyler Huetter 1-1, 2 RBI; Jacob...

Junior Legion: Wayne North edges Aycock, 4-3

Aycock vs. Wayne North * PIKEVILLE -- Eastern Wayne scratched out the game-winning run in the top of the seventh inning and held off Charles B. Aycock, 4-3, in a Junior American Legion baseball contest Wednesday evening. The teams conclude...

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Zach Wright drafted by Angels

GREENVILLE -- Zach Wright was getting a little nervous. The Major League Baseball First-Year draft was in the 12th round and the East Carolina catcher's name was still on the board. That is when his phone blew up with congratulatory...

Local golf

Walnut Creek LGA * Hiromi Sueki captured low gross honors during first flight play during weekly action on the Walnut Creek Country Club links. Faye Franklin won low net, while Evelyn Rose took low putts in first flight. Mary Morris...

Wayne North wins in Junior Legion

Wayne North limited Charles B. Aycock to three hits and squeezed out a 4-2 victory in the first of three consecutive meetings in three days between the Junior American Legion baseball rivals. The teams meet tonight in Pikeville. Game time...

Monday, June 4, 2012

Burroughs takes home MVP award

RALEIGH -- Brad Matthews had that gut feeling. He just knew Meredith Burroughs would see some quality pitches in the decisive third game against Fred T. Foard on Sunday afternoon. Boy, did she. The sophomore smacked two home runs to...

CB Aycock-Foard boxscore

2012 N.C. High School Athletic Association Class 3-A State Championship Series (at Walnut Creek, Raleigh) Game 3 F.T. Foard 000 020 0 -- 2 6 3 C.B. Aycock 203 200 x -- 7 3 2 Leading hitters -- F.T. Foard...

Golden Falcons down Foard, win title

RALEIGH -- Yep, folks. The wait is finally over. And that annoying streak of runner-up and third-place finishes is just a memory now. Charles B. Aycock's dream of winning a state softball championship turned from fantasy into reality Sunday afternoon....

CBA seniors relish state title

RALEIGH -- Seven trips. One state runner-up trophy. A memory chest full of frustrations. But all that changed Sunday afternoon. The eighth senior class -- the quintet of Brooke Bell, Ivy Hartzell, Connor Davis, Rachel Jordan and Misty Edwards --...

Saturday, June 2, 2012

C.B. Aycock softball splits pair

RALEIGH -- Burned by a blown call at the plate and steamed over its opponent's excessive celebration after a Game 1 victory, Charles B. Aycock's players vowed it wouldn't happen twice Saturday afternoon. It didn't. Sophomore Meredith Burroughs delivered the...

C.B. Aycock softball boxes

Game 1 C.B. Aycock 000 000 000 -- 0 2 1 Foard 000 000 001 -- 1 6 3 One out when game-winning run scored. Leading hitters -- C.B. Aycock -- Cierra Harris 1-2; Katie Gay 1-3. Foard -- Addie...

C.B. Aycock-Weddington baseball boxes

C.B. Aycock 000 000 3 -- 3 3 3 Weddington 002 300 x -- 5 9 1 Leading hitters -- C.B. Aycock -- Adam Pate 1-3; Blake Sutton 1-2, 2 RBI; Logan Brown 1-3. Weddington -- Chris Simpson 3-3, 2B,...

WCMA field coming together

It's almost one month away. The 14th installment of the Wayne County Men's Amateur tees off July 6 at Southern Wayne Country Club. The second round of the 54-hole medal-play competition is July 7 at Lane Tree Golf Club. Final-day...

Weddington drops C.B. Aycock in series opener

ZEBULON -- Charles B. Aycock's seventh inning rally came up a few feet short. The Golden Falcons tallied three runs in their last at-bat but it was not enough to overcome Weddington in a 5-3 defeat in the opening game...

Weddington eliminates C.B. Aycock baseball

ZEBULON -- It has been a "heck of a ride," Coach Charles Davis said of his Charles B. Aycock Golden Falcons' season -- a ride that ended Saturday afternoon at Five-County Stadium with a 4-2 loss to  Weddington High School...

Friday, June 1, 2012

MOC's Callaway honored

MOC Sports Information MOUNT OLIVE -- Mount Olive senior Antonio Callaway became the third Trojan named to the Capital One Academic All-America Division II Baseball first team since 2008 -- and fourth overall -- after he garnered a spot in...

Last-day win over UAB extended East Carolina's season

GREENVILLE -- It can't end here. We're not ready to stop playing. John Wooten and his East Carolina teammates shared those thoughts before they took the field against UAB on day four of the Conference USA baseball tournament. Wooten knew...

Stevens: Different paths could lead to memories for years to come

Rarely do two stories, each with their own unique twists and turns, reach the same conclusion. Charles B. Aycock's softball season has been a tale of dominance. The Golden Falcons were Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference regular-season and tournament champions, won...

Golden Falcons must play consistent

ZEBULON -- The field dimensions haven't changed. The bases are 90 feet apart. The pitcher's mound is 60 feet, 6 inches from the plate.. The only difference has been the opponent. Charles B. Aycock takes the baseball diamond for the...