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Saturday, December 1, 2012

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Girls' basketball Goldsboro 49, C.B. Aycock 41 * PIKEVILLE -- Goldsboro looked out of synch in the first half against county rival Charles B. Aycock on Friday night. Luckily for the Cougars, they found their tempo in the second half...

WCDS rallies past Wayne Christian girls

Sarah Best wiped her sweaty cheeks on the towel, threw it toward the bench and walked back onto the court. She stood beside Wayne Christian's Brooke Barfield and waited for play to resume. "Don't let her get it," Wayne Country...

WCDS downs Wayne Christian boys

Ball-hawking pressure defense and speed. Unbeaten Wayne Country Day used both to its advantage during a 91-39, non-conference triumph over county foe Wayne Christian on Friday evening. Senior guard Deshar Thomas poured in a game-high 22 points for the Chargers,...

Prep basketball boxes

BOYS Goldsboro 4 15 17 20 -- 56 C.B. Aycock 8 10 17 11 -- 46 GOLDSBORO (2-1) Jalen Spruiell 1 0 4-5 6, Julius Murphy 3 0 0-2 6, Raseen Artis 2 1 5-5 12, Jalin Moore 1 0...

MOC women defeat Flying Fleet

MOUNT OLIVE -- Once Mount Olive focused on its defense and didn't agonize over missed scoring chances, it proved difficult to stop Saturday afternoon. Kirksten Mitchell pumped in a career-high 21 points, while Tamara Nesmith and Jasmine McDonald each posted...

MOC men fall to Erskine

MOUNT OLIVE -- Opposing teams rarely experience victory at Kornegay Arena. It's like the Bates Motel -- guests check in, but they don't check out. Erskine College enjoyed its one-day stay this time. The Flying Fleet held the Trojans to...

MOC receives Game Environment Award

MOC Sports Information MOUNT OLIVE -- For the second year in a row, Mount Olive College is among the winners of the annual NCAA Division II Game Environment Award, which recognizes schools for outstanding game-day activities and promotions. One of...

Goldsboro defeats C.B. Aycock boys

PIKEVILLE -- In a game that featured a pair of high-flying dunks, a much simpler play took center stage. The fundamental foul shot was all either coach could talk about after the final buzzer sounded. Goldsboro made 26-of-30 free throw...