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Goldsboro's Darden finishes state runner-up

Goldsboro's Zach Darden emerged the Classes 1-A/2-A state runner-up during the men's 200-yard individual medley contested at the N.C. High School Athletic Association state swimming championship meet. Darden touched the wall in 1 minute, 59.66 seconds. Teammate Logan Cole...

Lane leads MOC women on golf links

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. -- Virginia Lane is just three shots out of first place on the individual leaderboard and Mount Olive is fifth out of 14 teams after opening-round play of the World Golf Village Invitational. The Trojans matched a...

Trojan women net non-conference victory

MURFREESBORO -- Roxanne Chouinard, Samara Paldinho and Maite Belloso posted singles wins as Mount Olive rallied for a 5-3 victory over Chowan. The trio also accounted for the Trojans' two doubles wins. Belloso provided the match-clinching point with a straight-set...

Trojan men's tennis team logs second straight shutout

MURFREESBORO -- The No. 46-ranked Mount Olive College men's tennis team posted its second straight shutout, a 9-0 decision over in-state foe Chowan University. The Trojans won all six singles matches in straight-set fashion. Edgar Bub, Henric Falkenburg, Gabriel Santana,...

MOC softball splits with Catawba

SALISBURY -- Beth Overman put Mount Olive ahead to stay with a fourth-inning grand slam and freshman Madison Johnston tossed six scoreless innings in relief as the Trojans rallied for a 6-3 win over Catawba in game two of their...

No. 1-ranked Trojans rally in ninth, stay unbeaten

MOUNT OLIVE -- Collin DuBose emerged victorious in his collegiate debut and No. 1-ranked Mount Olive pushed across four runs during its final at-bat to cap a come-from-behind, 6-5 triumph over Newberry (S.C.) on Sunday afternoon. The Trojans remained...

McKee finds groove, emerges 2013 King Pin Scratch Open champion

Shawn McKee almost didn't make the cut. Struggling with ball reaction and leaving pins on spare attempts, the Mooresville resident bowled his best game Sunday morning just to reach the match-play round. Then he became unstoppable. McKee upset four higher-seeded...

Cleveland dominates ECC wrestling tournament

PIKEVILLE -- Cleveland got the sweep. Charles B. Aycock ended the day stunned. The Rams claimed their first-ever Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference wrestling tournament championship, and just three Golden Falcons secured individual titles on Saturday afternoon. Cleveland concluded the six-team,...

Ayden-Grifton denies Rosewood's tournament-title bid

Ayden-Grifton got the payback it desired Saturday afternoon. The Chargers seized their second consecutive Carolina-4 Rivers 1-A Conference wrestling tournament championship with a tight 239.5-225 triumph over nemesis Rosewood. The Eagles were denied their 16th tournament crown in program history....

C.B. Aycock officials close to hiring new football coach

The search is winding down for a varsity football coach at Charles B. Aycock. Athletics director Charles Davis said more than 40 applicants showed interest in the position, which became open in late December when Randy Pinkowski officially announced his...