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Baseball Eastern Wayne 10, Heritage 7 GREENVILLE -- Eastern Wayne received offensive contributions throughout its lineup in a 10-7 victory over Heritage on Friday night at D.H. Conley in the Pitt County Classic. Grayson Wells (two RBI), Zack Smith (RBI)...

Mount Olive complete sweep of California (Pa.)

MOUNT OLIVE -- Pitching was at a premium as Mount Olive College went for the three-game sweep of California University of Pennsylvania on Saturday afternoon. The two teams used eight pitchers combined as Mount Olive earned a 7-6 come-from-behind victory....

Aycock's Moats earns boys' coach of the year

Taking over a program that has never been the talk of the town is not easy. Steve Moats took on that challenge at Charles B. Aycock and suffered through a disastrous first year. Two years later, Moats experienced the turnaround...

Wagner receives girls' coach of the year honors

Whenever he needs some extra motivation, Tyrone Wagner often reads a poem by Edgar Guest entitled "It Couldn't be Done." When Wagner took over as the varsity girls' basketball coach at Eastern Wayne he was told by many people that...

Goldsboro's Moses tabbed girls' player-of-the-year

Tyona Moses admitted that she was scared when she made the girls' basketball team as a freshman at Goldsboro High School. By the time the season was over, it was the Cougars' opponents who were scared of Moses. Moses was...

Atkinson named boys' player-of-the-year

There is always an argument against players who take to the hardwood at independent high schools. Under most circumstances the player in question gets compared to players at public schools with skeptical eyes. Lee Atkinson never worries about such comparisons....

Mount Olive completes sweep of California (Pa.)

MOUNT OLIVE -- Pitching was at a premium as Mount Olive College went for the three-game sweep of California University of Pennsylvania on Saturday afternoon. The two teams used eight pitchers combined as Mount Olive earned a 7-6 come-from-behind victory....