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Thursday, February 7, 2013

Southern Wayne wrestling boxes

Southern Wayne 42 South Johnston 24 160 -- Paul Ray (SJ) wbf Dekevious Bass, 1:14; 170 -- Cameron Ellis (SJ) forfeit; 182 -- Marshall Chavis (SJ) wbf Chris Brinson, 4:43; 195 -- DeAndrea McNeil (SJ) wbf Aaron Ashford, 5:58; 220...

Young Saints show maturity on the mat

DUDLEY -- A subdued night. Despite logging individual victories and avoiding a winless season in Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference play, Southern Wayne's wrestling team walked away disappointed during its regular-season finale Wednesday evening. The Saints (10-25 overall, 1-4 ECC) rallied...

CBA grapplers have no trouble

PIKEVILLE -- Charles B. Aycock emerged victorious in seven of 11 contested individual matches and capitalized on 16 forfeits during a tri-meet sweep of Wilson Beddingfield and North Johnston on Tuesday evening. The Golden Falcons defeated Beddingfield 69-12 and handed...

AG boys pull away from Spring Creek

AYDEN -- Spring Creek's Jordan Hicks logged a double-double, but Ayden-Grifton claimed a 61-45 victory on the Carolina 1-A Conference scene Tuesday evening. Hicks pumped in 12 points and grabbed 12 rebounds for the Gators. Brandon Gonzalez added 12 points...

Neuse Charter sinks Princeton boys

PRINCETON -- Neuse Charter rallied from a double-digit deficit in the second half and defeated Princeton 45-43 on Wednesday night. The teams split the regular-season series. Treshawn Charles led Neuse Charter with 20 points. Tanner Woodard paced Princeton with 19...

GC boys stop SouthWest in OT

PINETOPS -- Greene Central rallied to tie the game in the fourth quarter and went on to defeat Eastern Plains 2-A foe SouthWest Edgecombe 71-66 in overtime on Wednesday. Joseph Biggs led the Rams with 20 points. Jalyn Harper and...

Princeton girls sail through Neuse Charter

PRINCETON -- For the second time this season Princeton dominated Neuse Charter and rolled to a 60-11 victory on Wednesday night. The Dogs swept the regular-season series. Savanna Massengill led Princeton with 20 points and 11 rebounds. Hailey Wood added...

Royals flush Trojan men in league play

CHARLOTTE -- Kendall Hargrove scored 11 points off the bench, but Mount Olive saw its four-game win streak snapped after a 68-55 loss to in-state Conference Carolinas foe Queens University on Wednesday evening. Ewon Wright and Mahamed Ibrahim provided eight...

MOC begins new chapter in women's athletics program

An energetic mix of freshmen, sophomores and JUCO transfers have the task of writing what they hope will be a successful chapter in the Mount Olive College athletics program this spring. After 18 months in the making, the Trojans' first-ever...

Trojan women drop 4th consecutive outing

CHARLOTTE -- Mount Olive grabbed a late five-point lead, but Queens scored the final seven points from the free throw line and pulled out a dramatic, 55-53 win on the Conference Carolinas women's basketball scene Wednesday evening. Joneiqua Gary,...

Reed, Goldsboro alum, headed to U of Florida

Although his recruitment process may have required a road map that included a couple of detours, Jarran Reed is proof that dreams really do come true. After stops at Hargrave Military Academy and East Mississippi Junior College, Reed, who starred...

Wingate opens door for North Lenoir's Baird

Courted heavily by Wingate University and strengthened by the positive feedback from the coaching staff, Caleb Baird just couldn't pass up the opportunity. He's glad God opened the door for him. Flanked by his parents, Sharon and Bruce, the North...

Maddox signs with Elon U

Most football players don't smile about minoring in Spanish. Then again, Asunji Maddox isn't most football players. Maddox, an intelligent senior safety for Goldsboro High's football team, signed a national letter-of-intent with Elon University on Wednesday afternoon. The future Wayne...