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Thursday, August 23, 2012

Rebels prefer to run, run, run the ball

Teams all over the country at every level of football are spreading out and throwing the ball all over the field these days. It's a trend that has taken every offensive coach from Pop Warner to the NFL by storm....

Video analysis, week layoff helps Warriors in soccer

The video study and a week of preparation paid off for Eastern Wayne's soccer team Wednesday evening. Junior captain Joe Herlihy punched in two goals and added a second-half assist in the Warriors' 5-1, non-conference conquest of county rival Goldsboro...

Hobbton spikers sweep Goldsboro

Hobbton battled through a hard-fought first set and downed Goldsboro 25-22, 25-17, 25-11 on Wednesday night. Brandy Johnson led the Cougars with three blocks and two aces. Goldbsoro (1-4 overall) plays host to Wayne Country Day today....

Hawks take top 3 spots in cross country meet

SNOW HILL -- Zach Respess led North Lenoir to a 1-2-3 finish during a season-opening, 21-36 triumph over Greene Central on Wednesday afternoon. Respess ran the 5K course in 21 minutes, 9 seconds. Teammates Orlando Cannon (21:22) and Marshall Letchworth...

Rubio's goal lifts Rams past Hawks, 3-2

SNOW HILL -- Greene Central opened its 2012 season with a 3-2 victory over backyard rival North Lenoir on Wednesday. Eustachio Rubio scored twice for the Rams, including the game-winning goal off of Alexis Selvan's assist in the second. Elvis...

Princeton drops three-set affair to Fike

PRINCETON -- Wilson Fike got off to a hot start and cruised to a 25-15, 25-20, 25-15 win over Princeton on Wednesday night. Amber Hill and Kasey Edwards led the Bulldogs with four kills each. Charley Cox tallied three service...

Conference Carolinas moving four spring tournaments to Burlington

HIGH POINT -- Four Conference Carolinas spring tournaments will have a new home beginning next spring. The Burlington Recreation and Parks Department will play host to championship events in men's and women's lacrosse, baseball and softball from 2013-15. The city...

Simmons earns medalist honors in season-opening match

Defending Class 3-A state individual champion Tara Simmons earned medalist honors with 37 and led Charles B. Aycock to a season-opening, 144-170 triumph over Rosewood at Goldsboro Municipal Golf Course on Tuesday afternoon. The teams played nine holes. Junior Madison...