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Saturday, December 8, 2012

Local Preps Digest

Girls' basketball Goldsboro 48, Southern Wayne 30 * Goldsboro opened up a 25-12 lead at halftime and never looked back in a 48-30 win over Southern Wayne on Friday night. Cougars' freshman Tyona Moses led all scorers with 14 points...

Saints use late run to finish off Cougars

Southern Wayne needed fewer than two minutes to deliver a decisive knockout punch to Goldsboro and quickly empty out a jam-packed Norvell T. Lee Gymnasium. The Saints used an 11-1 late in the fourth quarter to put the finishing touches...

Southern Wayne-Goldsboro boxes

BOYS Southern Wayne 12 15 22 21 -- 70 Goldsboro 11 18 13 20 -- 62 SOUTHERN WAYNE (5-1) Andrew Matthews 0 0 2-3 3, Ronnell Outlaw 4 5 1-2 24, Tarvis Bradshaw 2 0 4-4 8, Drake Shaw 0...

Tigers accept roles, compile 13-1 record

There are many ways to define what makes a coach successful on the football field. Some are great motivators. Some are great strategists. And others are great game managers. James Kenan head coach Ken Avent Jr., who has been named...

Uncertain freshman blooms in final season

A raw and wide-eyed Asunji Maddox became the first freshman to make the varsity team during Eric Reid's tenure as head football coach at Goldsboro High School four years ago. Maddox is leaving as a well-respected team captain who...

Signal caller meets expectations

For years the expectations of quarterbacks at Goldsboro High School largely centered around turning around and handing the ball off. Julius Murphy changed that perception forever in two seasons as a starter. He finished his career with 3,356 passing yards,...