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Friday, August 2, 2013

Excited Sanders pleased to see large group report to practice

rcoggins@newsargus.com SEVEN SPRINGS -- A late afternoon rainstorm didn't deter Spring Creek's players as they buckled their chinstraps and headed to the practice field. No, these Gators didn't mind a wet and muggy swamp they call home. "Who's ready to...

Initial workout at Goldsboro draws coach's praise

rcoggins@newsargus.com One sharp clap of the hand sent the quarterback and receiver in motion. The brown, oblong football floated through the air. The defender back-pedaled, the receiver looked back over his shoulder and hauled in the pass as he tumbled...

Williams has mixed emotions about Warriors' first day

rhanchett@newsargus.com At least it wasn't 100 degrees. Heavy rains greeted the Eastern Wayne football team for its first practice on Thursday morning. The wet weather led to some sloppy moments, but the cloud cover kept the early-August temperatures far below...

CBA's Brooks likes team's intensity

astevens@newsargus.com PIKEVILLE -- Coaches barked out encouragement. Players hustled from drill to drill while wearing T-shirts with the words "New Beginning" on the back. The first official practice under new Charles B. Aycock head football Steve Brooks could be described...