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Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Conquerors' baseball season closes at Bethel

KINSTON -- Faith Christian's season came to a close with a 10-2 loss to Bethel Christian on Tuesday afternoon in the N.C. Chrisitian Schools Association 2-A state quarterfinals. Richard Sasser and John Johnson both collected a hit for the Conquerors....

Chargers ousted from NCISAA 1A baseball playoffs

FAYETTEVILLE -- Freedom Christian pushed across two runs in the bottom of the sixth inning in a 2-0 win over Wayne Country Day in the first round of the N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association 1-A state playoffs on Tuesday afternoon....

Wayne Christian-Statesville baseball game postponed

Wayne Christian's opening-round home game against Statesville Christian in the N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association 1-A playoffs was postponed until Thursday. First pitch is 4 p.m. The Eagles have lost three consecutive postseason contests since reaching the final four in...

Rosewood softball falls to South Central

Rosewood wrapped up regular-season play with a 12-3 loss to visiting South Central on Tuesday evening. The Eagles fell behind 7-0 after two innings and were only able to push across three runs despite tallying 11 hits. Rosewood begins play...

Burroughs homers in Aycock's home loss

PIKEVILLE -- South Johnston batted around in the top of the sixth inning and cruised past Charles B. Aycock, 8-5, in the Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference tournament championship game Tuesday evening. The Trojans have won three ECC tournament crowns since...

C.B. Aycock-Triton baseball box

Triton 002 000 0 -- 2 3 1 C.B. Aycock 300 210 x -- 6 8 2 Leading hitters -- Triton -- Dillon Stewart 1-4; Austin Lee 1-3, HR, 2 RBI; Taylor Emory 1-1. C.B. Aycock -- Garrett Joyner 1-4,...

ECC baseball sweep -- Aycock wins regular-season, tournament titles

PIKEVILLE -- A year ago Charles B. Aycock, backed into the N.C. High School Athletic Association Class 3-A baseball playoffs and made an improbable run to the state finals. This season, the Golden Falcons get to carry a bit of...

Lane Tree LGA news

Sherry Minner took game-of-the-week honors during play at Lane Tree Golf Club. Mary Ann Sutton carded low gross and low net. Betty Jean Gurley won low putts....

Rosewood's Clark will join new college football program in Georgia

Josh Clark knew that he wanted to play college football. He did not know, until recently, that his love of the game would take him so far from home. Clark signed a letter of intent to play football at Berry...

Eagles' Raynor likes Fayetteville State's up-tempo offense

Of all the factors that helped Jyonte Raynor decide on his future college home there was on that sealed the deal -- feeling wanted. Division II Fayetteville State was the first school to express interest in the Rosewood forward and...

Walnut Creek LGA news

Kathy Woodard and Marilyn "Pete" Reaves each emerged as a gold medalist during the Senior Games. Faye Franklin, Linda Cannon and Betty Holloway each claimed a silver medal. Hiromi Sueki captured low putts in first flight competition during the Eastern...

Heath's collegiate destination -- NC Wesleyan

A difficult decision following her sophomore season at Rosewood turned into the right move for Holly Heath. Heath's choice to walk away from soccer and dedicate herself completely to basketball paid dividends during the final two years of her high...

Hooks-Yelverton clinch match point against DH Conley

PIKEVILLE -- A narrow escape. Chas Hooks-Jackson Yelverton secured the match-clinching point in doubles and lifted Charles B. Aycock to a 5-4 victory over D.H. Conley during second-round action of the N.C. High School Athletic Association Class 3-A dual-team...

Eastern Wayne drops heart-breaking shootout affair

No amount of time was going to decide the N.C. High School Athletic Association 3-A state first-round playoff game between Gray's Creek and Eastern Wayne on Tuesday night. Not 80 minutes of regulation. Not 20 minutes of overtime. Not 10...