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Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Preps digest: JV, middle school roundup

JV sports * Volleyball: Rosewood d. Ayden-Grifton 25-22, 25-14 -- Callie Thornton recorded two kills, a dig and an ace for the Eagles (10-1, 1-0 CC). Jordan Martens added two assists. * Volleyball: Goldsboro d. North Duplin 25-17, 25-21...

Bye week is blessing for Spring Creek

Love it or hate it, the bye week eventually comes for every high school football team. Having a Friday night to spend away from the field can be a blessing for teams looking to shake off a rough start or...

Russell Stephens officially named new boys' basketball coach at Goldsboro High

The decision made sense to Russell Stephens. It was a head scratcher to others. Stephens announced his resignation from Southern Wayne in mid-summer and was finally approved as the new head varsity boys' basketball coach at Goldsboro High during the...

Princeton sweeps Spring Creek in volleyball

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Princeton head volleyball coach Paige Renfrow wasn't too concerned with style points Tuesday afternoon. She was just happy with an "ugly win." Sophomore backup setter Charley Cox handed out 31 assists for the Bulldogs, who knocked off...

Wayne Christian boys take five-team cross country meet

Wayne Christian's boys placed four runners in the top five finishers and claimed first place in a five-team meet Tuesday afternoon at Waynesborough Park. The Eagles' Connor Jones finished first with a time of 18 minutes, 32 seconds. Teammate Spencer...

Greenfield shuts down WCDS in soccer

Wayne Country Day endured a 4-0 loss against Coastal Plains Independent 1-A Conference nemesis Greenfield on Tuesday afternoon. The Chargers visit Oakwood on Friday....

Easom notches hat trick for Wayne Christian

HENDERSON -- Chris Easom scored three goals and Wayne Christian cruised to a 7-0 win over Carolina Christian 1-A Conference foe Crossroads Christian on Thursday. Easom and Austin Howell both scored off corner kicks by Baron Wise in the first...

Baird, Hawks shut out Cougars in soccer

North Lenoir completed a regular-season sweep of Goldsboro with a 6-0 win on Tuesday night. Oscar Avila scored three goals for the Hawks. Doerico Sutton supplied two goals and Michael Allred also scored. Kevin Robinson, Justin Shimer and Caleb Baird...

Greene Central picks up first EPC volleyball win of season

SNOW HILL -- Greene Central turned back Eastern Plains 2-A Conference foe Tarboro 25-14, 25-22, 28-26 on Tuesday evening. Kaitlyn Napier finished with nine kills and seven aces for the Rams. Courtney Phillips supplied five kills and five aces. Greene...

Chargers dealt second straight CPIC setback

NEW BERN -- Epiphany handed Wayne Country Day a 25-20, 25-12, 25-14 loss in a Coastal Plains Independent 1-A Conference match Tuesday evening. Rachel Uzzell tallied 13 assists for the Chargers. Sarah Crooks had eight kills and four digs. Hannah...

North Duplin slips past Goldsboro on volleyball court

North Duplin survived a five-set thriller and picked up a 25-22, 23-25, 30-28, 21-25, 15-8 win Tuesday evening at Carolina 1-A Conference foe Goldsboro. Alexus Davis provided six kills and four aces for the Cougars. Brandy Johnson added five kills...

Rosewood cruises past A-G in volleyball

Rosewood opened Carolina 1-A Conference play with a 25-18, 25-18, 25-12 win over Ayden-Grifton on Tuesday evening. Anna Ingram led the Eagles with three assists, two kills, a service ace and a block. Crystal Allen and Samantha Allen both supplied...

Goldsboro hands Spring Creek first league defeat of season

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Goldsboro defeated Carolina 1-A Conference foe Spring Creek 6-3 on Tuesday afternoon. Cassidy Morris, Davis Houtzer, Sidney Cox and Cayce Hoggard each collected a singles victory for the Cougars. The doubles teams of Randa Boykin-Hoggard and Houtzer-Cox...

Trojans' Gore finishes 3rd at CenturyLink Invitational

MOC Sports Information Mount Olive junior Dalton Gore fired a 1-under-par 71 on Tuesday and finished third overall during the CenturyLink Invitational contested at Lane Tree Golf Club. Gore moved up three spots and his second-round score was second only...

Rosewood blanks C.B. Aycock, 1-0, in soccer

Eddie Maldonado could not remember the last time Rosewood defeated Charles B. Aycock in boys' soccer. Maldonado's memory got a lot clearer on Tuesday night. Thanh Truong scored the game's only goal and the Eagles hung on for a 1-0...

C.B. Aycock cranks out 3-set win over EW in volleyball

Charles B. Aycock simply survived the first set. The Golden Falcons dominated the final two and escaped Eastern Wayne with a 30-28, 25-15, 25-18 victory on the Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference volleyball scene on Tuesday night. "Eastern Wayne came out...