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Friday, August 31, 2012

Wayne Country Day blanks county archrival

Wayne Country Day has not just cracked the lid on its offense, the Chargers tore it right off. Cody Neal scored a goal and handed out three assists in Wayne Country Day's 6-0 win over county archrival Wayne Christian on...

UNC Pembroke shuts out Trojan women

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mount Olive weathered the storm for 43-plus minutes Thursday afternoon. Then the dam broke. UNC Pembroke converted its first goal in the 44th minute and erupted offensively the second half for a 5-0 victory at Amon Field....

UNC Pembroke pressure bothers MOC in men's soccer

MOUNT OLIVE -- In-state rival UNC Pembroke did everything Mount Olive expected Thursday evening. The Trojans still couldn't avoid the Braves' ambush. Senior midfielder Sean Hoek collected two goals as UNCP secured a 3-0 victory at Amon Field. It was...

Aycock grounds Hawks in three sets

PIKEVILLE -- Charles B. Aycock followed a familiar script against Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference rival North Lenoir on Thursday afternoon. The Golden Falcons dominated for two sets before letting up and holding on for a 25-22, 25-14, 28-26 victory in...

JV football: Rams stop Golden Falcons

SNOW HILL -- Charles B. Aycock suffered a 22-8 loss on Thursday night at Greene Central. Logan Edenfield scored on the ground for the Golden Falcons' lone touchdown. Jimmie Ellis led Aycock with 96 yards rushing on 11 carries. Ty...

JV football: Best powers Warriors' running game

DEEP RUN -- KK Best rushed for 207 yards and a touchdown during Eastern Wayne's 22-15, non-conference triumph over South Lenoir on Thursday evening. Larry Newsome returned a kickoff 75 yards for a TD, while James Franks returned an interception...

Gators rally past Hobbton in second half

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Spring Creek rallied from a 3-1 deficit at halftime for a 4-3 victory over Hobbton on Thursday. Juan Vega scored on David Vega's assist to give the Gators a 1-0 lead in the first half. Hobbton answered...

Rosewood boots Midway, 5-4

SPIVEY'S CORNER -- Rosewood slipped past Midway 5-4 on Thursday afternoon. Dee Mabry and Jyonte Raynor both scored in the first half for the Eagles. Marquail Almontser and Sy Truong both provided an assist. Reed Howell, Raynor and Thanh Truong...

Eastern Wayne blanks Southern Wayne in girls' tennis

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Aycock nets ECC win over Cleveland

PIKEVILLE -- Charles B. Aycock swept the singles and doubles courts during a 9-0 victory over Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference rival Cleveland on Thursday afternoon. Top-seeded Ashton Walker, Katie Gurley, Rachel Jackson, Kimber Pender, Casie Belom and Cassidy Coerver each...

Golden Falcons' Aycock claims medalist honors

Madison Aycock earned medalist honors with an 18-hole round of 97, and led Charles B. Aycock to a 339-356 victory over Rosewood at Lane Tree Golf Club on Thursday afternoon. Kristen Denning and Madison Batts carded scores of 119...

Greene Central falls to EPC rival North Pitt

BETHEL -- Greene Central endured a 25-15, 25-15, 18-25, 23-25, 15-6 loss on Thursday evening at Eastern Plains 2-A Conference foe North Pitt. Courtney Phillips provided seven aces and seven kills for the Rams. Kaitlyn Napier had four kills....

Goldsboro sweeps Jones Senior on volleyball court

Goldsboro hung on for an 18-25, 25-14, 8-25, 25-20, 15-12 victory over visiting Jones Senior on Thursday evening. Paige Evers paced the Cougars (2-5 overall) with 11 aces. Brandy Johnson finished with eight kills and two aces....

WCDS spikers defeat Wayne Christian

Wayne Country Day turned back Wayne Christian with a 25-21, 25-19, 25-16 victory on Thursday afternoon. Rachel Uzzell contributed 13 assists and 11 service aces for the Chargers. Sarah Crooks supplied four aces, four kills and four digs. Hannah Pearson...

"Joplin or bust" is mantra for MOC men's, women's cross country teams

Joplin or bust is the mantra of the Mount Olive College men's cross country team this season. This time they hope to have some company. The Trojan men's and women's squads carry their No. 1 Southeast Region ranking among Division...

James Kenan faces toughest test of 2012 season

Learning the recent history of the James Kenan football program is a study in consistency. The Tigers have finished above .500 each year during Ken Avent Jr.'s tenure as head coach. So it should not surprise the folks in Warsaw...

Preps digest

JV sports * Volleyball: Wayne Christian d. Wayne Country Day 25-22, 25-20 -- Jennifer Potts had seven kills for the Eagles. Ashley Harrelson added six aces. Olivia Dively supplied four aces and two digs for the Chargers. * Volleyball:...