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Thursday, December 20, 2012

Cougars win 3 events at indoor track meet

KENLY -- Goldsboro picked up three first-place finishes at the Carolina/Tri-County 1-A indoor track meet on Wednesday. James Clyde won the 55-meter dash in 6.58 seconds. Rasheid Mallette took first place in the high jump. On the girls' side, Kaylah...

Spring Creek girls fall to Jones Senior

TRENTON -- Alyssa Borja tallied 15 points during Spring Creek's 55-35, non-conference loss to Jones Senior. Borja pulled down two rebounds and collected two steals for the Gators, who return to action today against Princeton in the Bulldog Christmas Classic....

McCarty scores 10 points in Rebels' loss

CALYPSO -- North Duplin fell behind early and could not recover in a 46-22 loss to Union on Wednesday night. Shaily McCarty led the Rebels with 10 points. Jordan Jones and Deja Aycock each added four points in the defeat....

Union boys rally past North Duplin

CALYPSO -- Union scored 25 points in the fourth quarter and rallied for a 56-50 victory over North Duplin on Wednesday night. Daron Goodman paced the Rebels with 15 points. Cedrick Kornegay added 11 points and Tyler Royal finished with...

Eagles start quick, cruise past Cougars

Rosewood picked up 17 quick points and handed county foe Goldsboro a 65-18, non-conference loss at Norvell T. Lee Gymnasium on Wednesday evening. The Eagles' Matt Raynor and Samuel Drew collected back-to-back forfeits at 126 and 132 pounds, respectively, before...

Golden Falcons out-grapple Bulldogs

PRINCETON -- Charles B. Aycock recorded the initial takedown in 10 individual matches and rolled to a 70-11, non-conference triumph over Princeton on Wednesday evening. The Golden Falcons received pins from Daniel Romo (138 pounds), Jaret Paynter (152), Khaleil Owens...

MOC men halt six-game skid

MOUNT OLIVE -- His dress shirt untucked and his tie long gone, Mount Olive head men's basketball coach Joey Higginbotham lingered around Kornegay Arena for quite some time Wednesday night. He wanted to savor this one. The Trojans' 15-point, second-half...

Trojan women rebound from first defeat

MOUNT OLIVE -- Coming off a loss for the first time this season, the Mount Olive College women's basketball team responded in a big way Wednesday evening. The end result was a 65-30 blowout of Brevard College at Kornegay Arena....

Eastern Wayne matmen turn back Nash Central

A good work ethic during Tuesday afternoon's practice paid off for the Eastern Wayne wrestling team Wednesday evening. The Warriors emerged victorious in seven of 10 individual contested matches and handed Nash Central a 54-18 loss in the school's old...

E. Wayne-Nash Central wrestling box

Eastern Wayne 54 Nash Central 18 138 -- Kevon Tune (EW) wbf Jonquail Jones, 0:42; 145 -- Darian Adkins (EW) wbf Josh Melton, 1:06; 152 -- Devonte Johnson (NC) dec. Justice Johnson, 9-7; 160 -- Quadrick Williams (EW) wbf Dashawn...

What's the ACC's next move?

The sport that serves as the glue that bonds every conference together may ultimately prove to be the Atlantic Coast Conference's undoing. Last week's announcement by the Big East Conference's seven Catholic schools of their intentions to leave the league...