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Monday, February 18, 2013

WCDS boys, girls receive at-large invitations to NCISAA 1-A hoops playoffs

There's no place like home. At least for one more game. Wayne Country Day earned at-large bids to the N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association Class 1-A boys' and girls' basketball playoffs on Sunday afternoon. The Charger boys (16-8 overall) drew...

Aycock's boys carry confidence into ECC basketball tournament

After four straight losses and starring at a 6-9 record in mid-January, Charles B. Aycock was simply tired of losing. The Golden Falcons knew they weren't executing up to their potential and at 1-3 in Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference play,...

Preps digest: Goldsboro boys finish 10-0 in league play

Boys' basketball Goldsboro 66, Ayden-Grifton 31 • AYDEN -- Goldsboro put the finishing touches on a perfect Carolina 1-A Conference campaign with a 66-31 triumph over Ayden-Grifton on Friday evening. It was the regular-season finale for both teams. The Cougars...

Chargers' Best, Atkinson take home league's top honors

By RUDY COGGINS News-Argus Sports Editor A seventh-grader grew up and joined an elite class of players. A transfer held himself accountable and responsible on the basketball court this season. And each Wayne Country Day standout earned an unexpected --...

Rosewood boys sweep series from Princeton

By RYAN HANCHETT News-Argus Sports Writer Princeton played it close to the vest in the first half. Rosewood opened things up in the second half. The Eagles got the better end of the decision in a 74-49 victory over the...

MOC men's lacrosse launch inaugural season in dominating fashion

By RUDY COGGINS News-Argus Sports Editor MOUNT OLIVE -- Young Harris (Ga.) College just couldn't "Shield" itself from Mount Olive's offensive onslaught on a snowy Saturday afternoon. Junior Daniel Shields logged a hat trick and finished with a game-high seven...

MOC's Lancaster notches 900th career win

Sitting at the dinner table one evening, Jesse Lancaster began naming off players who have put on a Mount Olive College baseball uniform and helped the program achieve national prominence. The names and seasons, admittedly, had run together for head...

Trojans sweep Saturday DH from Le Moyne

By ANDREW STEVENS News-Argus Sports Writer MOUNT OLIVE -- Carl Lancaster has enjoyed numerous milestone moments during his tenure as head baseball coach at Mount Olive College. Saturday ranks toward the top of the list. The No. 1-ranked Trojans swept...

WCDS girls fall to unbeaten Oakwood in CPIC tournament final

WILSON -- No. 3-ranked and unbeaten Oakwood handed Wayne Country Day a 53-36 loss in the Coastal Plains Independent 1-A Conference tournament final Saturday evening. Sarah Best led the Chargers with 12 points. Hannah Pearson contributed nine points, while Karis...

Faith Christian end season at Trinity-Greenville

GREENVILLE -- Faith Christian could not muster enough offense to get past Trinity Christian in the opening round of the N.C. Christian Schools Association playoffs on Friday night. Molly Roebuck led the Conquerors with seven points. Meredith Mooring added six...

MOC trio garners top honors in Conference Carolinas indoor meet

WINSTON-SALEM -- Mount Olive College captured the top individual awards for field events and placed among the top four teams in the inaugural Conference Carolinas Indoor Track and Field Championship meet Saturday afternoon. The Trojans' Ryan Campbell seized the...

MOC offense explodes late against Le Moyne

MOUNT OLIVE -- Luke Barry made another strong case for a starting job and Bradon Reitano delivered yet another yard-clearing shot for No. 1-ranked Mount Olive on a cold, windy Sunday afternoon. Barry's two-RBI single and Reitano's grand slam spearheaded...

MOC-Le Moyne box

Le Moyne 002 001 001 -- 4 5 4 Mount Olive 300 000 27x -- 12 11 1 Leading hitters -- Le Moyne -- Kody O'Connor 2-2, RBI; Paul Spiecher 1-3, 2B, 2 RBI; Pat Wiese 1-5, RBI. Mount Olive...

McDonald's A-A nomination humbles Hill

The basketball kisses off the glass and drops through the net after a drive to the basket. A step-back 3-pointer barely touches the rim as it tickles the twine. Quick hands lead to a steal and uncontested layup. Aaron Hill...