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Thursday, March 21, 2013

WBC doesn't generate excitement among USA pro players

Priorities are best defined in how we use our time and where we spend our money. For professional athletes, commitments outside of playing for the organization for which they are currently under contract must be considered carefully. Representing your country...

Preps digest: JV, middle schools news

JV sports * Baseball: Greene Central 8, SouthWest Edgecombe 5 -- Will Creech and Hunter Murphy each recorded two hits for Greene Central in an 8-5 win over SouthWest Edgecombe on Wednesday. Nick Kearney got the win on the...

Saints bounce back from tough ECC road loss

DUDLEY -- A day after a close conference loss, Southern Wayne rediscovered its offense and proved it can win a close ballgame. Jacob Hollingsworth delivered the go-ahead hit for the Saints and recorded the final out on the mound in...

Rocky Mount-So. Wayne baseball box

Rocky Mount 002 100 0 -- 3 4 2 Southern Wayne 021 020 0 -- 5 9 2 Leading hitters -- Rocky Mount -- Andy Morris 1-2, Jarell Hunter 1-3, RBI, Sam Lilley 2-3. Southern Wayne -- Clayton Cashwell 3-4,...

Golden Demons turn back CBA, 5-2

WILSON -- Charles B. Aycock had no answer for the Wilson Fike offensive attack in a 5-2 defeat on Wednesday night. Alex Strickland and Miranda McHale each scored one goal for the Golden Falcons. C.B. Aycock (4-3 overall) visits Southern...

Princeton knocks off Beddingfield, 3-1

WILSON -- Princeton scored three unassisted goals and defeated Wilson Beddingfield 3-1 on Wednesday night. McKenzie Smale, Jordan Johnson and Peyton Whitley each scored for the Bulldogs. Amber Hill made 11 saves in goal. Princeton (4-2-1 overall) plays host to...

Rosewood boots North Johnston, 4-2

Rosewood scored two goals in each half and turned back North Johnston 4-2 on Wednesday night. Lexi Mercer led the Eagles with a goal and an assist. Ayanna Potter, Logan Bill and Samantha Allen each added one goal in the...

JH Rose defeats Eastern Wayne on baseball diamond

GREENVILLE -- J.H. Rose broke out the bats early and completed a sweep of the regular-season series against Eastern Wayne with an 11-3 win on Wednesday afternoon. Ryan Warren and Brandon Johnson led Eastern Wayne with one hit and one...

Greene Central slips past EPC foe SW Edgecombe

SNOW HILL -- Greene Central jumped ahead early and held on for a 10-8 win over Eastern Plains 2-A Conference foe SouthWest Edgecombe on Wednesday afternoon. Austin Mooring got the win on the pitcher's mound. Martin allowed two runs over...

Spring Creek rallies late against Jones Senior

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Spring Creek scored four runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to put away Jones Senior in a 6-1 win on Wednesday night. Allen Coor and Chad Spurgeon led the Gators with two hits apiece. Will...

Eagles drop non-conference affair against Farmville Central

FARMVILLE -- Rosewood fell short for the second time this season against Farmville Central in a 5-4 setback on Wednesday night. Khalil Warren led the Eagles with two hits and one RBI. Jonathan Cherry and Reed Howell each had one...

MOC enjoys historical outing in men's lacrosse

MOC Sports Information MOUNT OLIVE -- Goalie Rocky Bowman recorded a season-high 13 saves and Mount Olive College defeated Coker (S.C.) College, 15-5, for its first-ever Conference Carolinas men's lacrosse victory Wednesday evening. The penalty-prone Trojans were at their best...