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Thursday, March 28, 2013

Preps digest: Middle school sports

Middle schools * Dillard 14-13, Brogden 3-7 -- Dillard took a middle school double-header from Brogden on Wednesday afternoon. Maurice Stokes got the mound win in the first game. Alejandro Lugo picked up the win in game two. Ronnig...

Warriors ambush Trojans, 2-1

Youth-laden Eastern Wayne has shown flashes of promise at times this season. Those moments of hope materialized into seven innings of fulfilled potential for the Warriors on Wednesday evening. Eastern Wayne scored the go-ahead run on an error in the...

SJ-EW baseball box

South Johnston 000 010 0 -- 1 5 3 Eastern Wayne 010 010 0 -- 2 5 2 Leading hitters -- South Johnston -- Lane Johnson 1-3; Will Dupree 1-3; Josh Stikeleathe 1-3; Austin Raynor 2-3. Eastern Wayne -- Grayson...

Aycock boys win ECC track meet

La GRANGE -- Charles B. Aycock emerged victorious in a three-team track meet at North Lenoir on Wednesday afternoon. The Golden Falcons tallied 82 team points. Southern Wayne ran second with 49 points and North Lenoir finished third with 30...

Golden Falcons soar past Princeton

PIKEVILLE -- Charles B. Aycock jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the first half and never looked back in a 6-1, non-conference win over Princeton on Wednesday night. Cheyenne Warrick led the Golden Falcons with four goals and one...

Eastern Wayne boots South Johnston

Eastern Wayne scored four goals in each half of an 8-0 shutout of Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference opponent South Johnston on Wednesday night. McKenna Dove led the Warriors with three goals. Megan Mozingo scored twice. Cheyenne Craft and Anne Hulse...

Greene Central falls to North Pitt

BETHEL -- Greene Central managed just three hits in a 5-2 defeat at Eastern Plains 2-A Conference foe North Pitt on Wednesday afternoon. Dylan Taylor led the Rams with a double in two plate appearances. James Head suffered the loss...

Saints edge New Bern, 3-2

NEW BERN -- Southern Wayne got a complete-game effort from Jacob Sasser on the pitcher's mound and held off New Bern 3-2 on Wednesday. Sasser allowed one earned run and struck out five batters in the win. Kevin Williams led...

Limestone pulls away in 4th period

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mount Olive College didn't flinch each time nationally-ranked Limestone (S.C.) College built a multiple-goal advantage on Wednesday afternoon. But the Trojans could never close the gap. The Saints, ranked No. 3 in the latest United States Intercollegiate...

No. 4-ranked Trojans take two from Chowan

MOC Sports Information MOUNT OLIVE -- Mike Mercurio connected on a bases-loaded double during a seven-run, fifth-inning outburst and No. 4-ranked Mount Olive College battled from behind to defeat in-state foe Chowan University, 9-5, in the opening game of a...

Goldsboro snaps 35-game skid on baseball diamond

Goldsboro snapped a 35-game skid with an 8-7, non-conference victory over Jones Senior on Wednesday afternoon. The teams split their regular-season series. "Got the monkey off of our back and got our first 'W'," second-year GHS head coach Jackson...

ECU jumps in for all sports with soon-to-be-renamed Big East

The Associated Press GREENVILLE -- East Carolina will join the soon-to-be-renamed Big East as an all-sports member, instead of just for football as originally planned. East Carolina had already been set to join Cincinnati, Connecticut, South Florida and the rest...