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Friday, November 16, 2012

Aycock's Simmons signs NLI with Dartmouth College

Those daydreams of hitting golf balls for an Ivy League school are over. They're finally reality for Tara Simmons. The Charles B. Aycock senior inked a national letter-of-intent with Dartmouth College on Wednesday afternoon. She entertained offers from the University...

Special teams play could affect Rosewood-Princeton outcome

Whether its a momentum-changing kick return, a costly missed extra point or what appears to be a routine punt that alters field position, the true value of special teams is not often felt until they dramatically alter the outcome of...

Rosewood defense must contain Princeton's Frasier

Three weeks ago when Rosewood and Princeton played their regular-season finale at the Fred Bartholomew Athletic Complex, there was a chance that the loser of that game would get left out of the playoffs. The Eagles and Bulldogs meet again...

Faith Christian girls fall to Hilltop

WENDELL -- Faith Christian endured a 39-14 loss to Hilltop Christian on Thursday in the Southeast Tipoff Tournament. Meredith Mooring led the Conquerors with four points. Five different Faith players each scored two points. Faith (0-2 overall) faces Heritage Christian...

Hill sparks Faith Christian boys to opening-round win

WENDELL -- Aaron Hill scored 23 points to lead Faith Christian to a 72-52 win over Mount Calvary on Thursday in the Southeast Tipoff Tournament. Richard Sasser provided 15 points for the Conquerors and Blake Floars added 13. Faith (2-0...

Trojans carry different mindset to NCAA Division II men's cross country championships

Forget the "happy to be here" mentality. The objective is different this time for the Mount Olive College men's cross country team. Simply qualifying for the NCAA Division II national championship meet isn't enough any more. The Trojans expect to...

Higginbotham: Trojans must bring their 'A' game each night during Pickle Classic

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mount Olive finds itself at a disadvantage when the 47th annual Pickle Classic tips off Friday evening. The Trojans have yet to play a game, while their three guests -- West Virginia State, Lenoir-Rhyne and Fayetteville State...

MOC -- Hall of Fame induction

Carl Lancaster's coaching career came full circle when he recruited his sons, Jesse and Nolan, to play baseball at Mount Olive College. The circle is widening. Lancaster finds himself receiving emails of kids who are fathered by former Trojans, and...

Two individuals, 1992 baseball team comprise latest MOC Athletics Hall of Fame class

Expect the unexpected and make adjustments is the message James Kenan head football coach Ken Avent Jr. has given his team in preparation for tonight's game against Red Springs. The No. 2-ranked Tigers (12-0 overall) play host to the Red...