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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...