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Wednesday, August 29, 2012

JV sports digest

JV sports * Boys' soccer: Wayne Country Day 2, East Wake Academy 1 -- John Thompson and Noah Adkins both scored for the Chargers. Adkins also tallied an assist....

Wayne Country Day boots East Wake Academy, earns first victory of the season

Wayne Country Day needed an additional 131/2 minutes to break a frustrating, three-plus match scoring drought Tuesday afternoon. The Chargers halted their winless streak, too. Jack Langston supplied the eventual game-winning goal in the 46th minute and WCDS survived East...

Wayne Christian cross country

Coming off of an individual state championship in 2011, it would be understandable if Wayne Christian cross country star Connor Jones relaxed a little bit in 2012. Jones showed no signs of stopping to smell the roses on Tuesday. The...

Gators do some good things in Lejeune loss

Spring Creek's football players might have felt a little stung when they reviewed the game film from Friday's loss against Lejeune, but they returned to practice with a workman-like effort Monday afternoon. In fact, they've been workman-like all season. Gators'...

Eagles take Saints down in four sets

The service line continues to present its share of struggles for Rosewood. Southern Wayne is still learning to play as a cohesive unit. The Eagles overcame a third-set lack of focus and recorded a 25-12, 25-18, 14-25, 25-7 non-conference victory...

Biggs tallies lone goal in EW home loss

Sam Biggs tallied Eastern Wayne's lone goal in a 4-1, non-conference loss to South Central at Little Big Horn on Monday. The Warriors (2-1-0 overall) open Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference play at home today against South Johnston. Kickoff is 6...

Walnut Creek Ladies Golf news

Eight women participated in the annual Walnut Creek Club Championship. Kathy Woodard won low gross and Brooke Eason claimed low net. In weekly play, Faye Franklin emerged the low gross winnner. Penny Ritt and Mary Morris shared low net. Linda...

Wayne Christian sweeps singles courts, defeats Trinity of Raleigh

RALEIGH -- Wayne Christian launched its 2012 season with an 8-1 decision over Trinity of Raleigh in the Carolina Christian 1-A opener for both teams. Brooke Barfield, Taylor Willman, Elizabeth Sutton, Ally Willman, Abigail Easom and Carla Benton each earned...

Warrior netters handed first loss of the season

ROCKY MOUNT -- Eastern Wayne suffered its first loss of the season on Tuesday in a 7-2 non-conference setback at Rocky Mount. Savannah Sutton and Grace Delbridge each recorded a singles victory for the Warriors. Eastern Wayne (3-1 overall) resumes...

Defending ECC champ Triton sweeps C.B. Aycock

ERWIN -- Charles B. Aycock begain Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference play with a 25-13, 25-23, 25-22 loss on Tuesday at three-time defending league champ Triton. Madison Mercer recorded eight kills for the Golden Falcons. Courtney Warner added five aces and...

Competitive Warriors drop three-set affair to South Johnston

FOUR OAKS -- South Johnston handed Eastern Wayne a 25-22, 25-23, 26-24 Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference loss on Tuesday evening. Mariah Stephens had four kills and four blocks for the Warriors. Allison Newsome added four kills. Eastern Wayne (3-4 overall,...

Wayne Christian wins CCC volleyball opener

RALEIGH -- Wayne Christian opened Carolina Christian 1-A Conference play in dramatic fashion with a 17-25, 25-19, 24-26, 26-24, 15-8 win on Tuesday evening at Trinity of Raleigh. The Eagles (1-1 overall) trailed 20-12 in the fourth set before rallying...

Chargers' volleyball team defeats East Wake in 4 sets

Wayne Country Day overcame a slow start and defeated East Wake 16-25, 25-14, 25-18, 25-20 on Tuesday evening. Rachell Uzzell distributed 17 assists for the Chargers. Hannah Pearson added 16 kills and Sarah Crooks contributed 10 kills. Jessica Zhou added...

MOC women's soccer: Offense leaves, plenty of good players remain

There's an unmistakable sound that can be heard at Mount Olive College this fall. It's opportunity knocking. Especially for the women's soccer team. Graduation depleted an offense that ranked 19th nationally in scoring a year ago. Goalie Lyndsey McIntyre also...

Miller expects talented team to surprise people

The bulk of the Mount Olive College men's soccer team is in the freshman and sophomore classes, and the challenge is getting that young talent to play at a high level. Particularly early. Second-year Trojans' head coach Godfrey Miller thinks...

Cross Country Agate

BOYS Team scores Epiphany 39 Faith Christian-RM 43 Wayne Christian 63 Oakwood 137 Top 10 individuals 1. Connor Jones, Wayne Christian 17:14 2. McKinley Gray, Epiphany 17:44 3. Daniel Belton, Faith-RM 21:07 4. Braxton Varnell, Faith-RM 21:08 5. Spencer Foster,...