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Thursday, August 29, 2013

Preps digest: JV sports

JV sports * Volleyball: Rosewood d. North Johnston 25-22, 25-19 -- Ada Rivers emerged as the leader for the Rosewood offense with five assists and five aces. Carrie Beckert and Hailey Weeks each had two kills in the win....

Gators put Warriors away in 15-minute stretch

rcoggins@newsargus.com Spring Creek's 15 minutes of euphoria proved disastrous for Eastern Wayne on the soccer pitch Wednesday evening. The Gators needed that amount of time to ambush the Warriors on the Little Big Horn pitch. Junior forward Otto Binar punched...

Goldsboro Municipal Golf Couse will play host to Patriot Day weekend

Grab your golf clubs and head to Goldsboro Municipal Golf Course during the Labor Day weekend. Course officials will collect a $1 donation for each round played which benefits the Folds of Honor Foundation -- a non-profit organization that provides...

Lane Tree Ladies Golf news

Nan Jarrell posted game-of-the-week honors during Lane Tree Ladies Golf Association play this week. Low net went to Gwen Kelly and low putts went to Sherry Minner. Cathy Garris carded the low gross....

Greene Central nets non-conference win

SNOW HILL -- Greene Central rolled to five points in singles play and put away Wilson Fike 8-1 on Wednesday afternoon. Taylar Keel, Lindsey May, MacKenzie Butts, Chasity Holloman and Caitlin Deans each prevailed during their respective singles match for...

Rosewood shuts down North Johnston in volleyball

KENLY -- Rosewood eased past North Johnston 25-22, 25-11, 25-11 on Wednesday night in its final tune-up before a Carolina 1-A Conference showdown with archrival Princeton. Ellen Morgan led the Eagles with 14 kills. Anna Ingram dished out 22 assists...

Cougars snap 2-game skid on soccer pitch

PRINCETON -- Goldsboro got its offense on track early and defeated former Carolina 1-A Conference rival Princeton 5-2 on Wednesday night. Damon Pate led the Cougars with two goals. Xan Pate, Aaron Pate and Jacob Seate each added one goal...

Rosewood, North Lenoir settle for 2-2 draw

LAGRANGE -- Rosewood overcame an early deficit and earned a 2-2 tie with North Lenoir on Wednesday night. Than Tron scored both of the Eagles' goals, the first off of a pass from Reed Howell and the second on a...

Mooneyham leads Golden Falcons' effort

PIKEVILLE -- Charles B. Aycock ran third overall during its opening ECC 3-A/4A cross country meet of the season. Joseph Mooneyham led the Golden Falcons with a time of 21:22, which was good enough for third place. Conner Crandall finished...

Warrior boys run third in ECC 3A/4-A cross country meet

Eastern Wayne opened the Eastern Carolina 3-A/4-A Conference portion of its schedule with a third-place finish at Waynesborough Park on Wednesday afternoon. Videll Wright emerged the Warriors' top male finisher in 11th place with a time of 20 minutes, 34...

Saints working out kinks after season-opening loss

Instructing players to execute a block or a tackle in the open field usually results in a positive ending the first time. Then it must become repetitive. And it becomes tedious, too, when you're teaching one person to play outside...

Family tradition: Avent III sees playing time against Southern Wayne

It was only a handful of plays in a game that was well beyond decided. Still, James Kenan head coach Ken Avent Jr. swelled with pride when he sent his freshman backup quarterback -- Ken Avent III -- into the...

Eastern Wayne gains confidence on gridiron

Eastern Wayne developed some confidence last week against an opponent searching for solutions to its problems. The young Warriors have a shot at a legitimate ego boost if they can slay a bitter cross-town rival -- Goldsboro -- on Friday...

Goldsboro's Malette accepts role

There's a certain comfort that comes with familiarity. Goldsboro's offense has rediscovered its comfort zone in what it does best -- run the football. Last season the Cougars shed their run-first label as senior quarterback Julius Murphy threw for 1,987...

CBA defense pitches shutout in soccer

rhanchett@newsargus.com PIKEVILLE -- Charles B. Aycock's offense may still be a work in progress, but the Golden Falcons defense is already on a roll. C.B. Aycock pitched a shutout in a 3-0 win over Greene Central on at Hardy Talton...

Eastern Wayne upends Rocky Mount in battle of state-ranked tennis teams

rcoggins@newsargus.com Sometimes the "backboard mentality" works wonders. It certainly did Wednesday afternoon. Eastern Wayne made one more shot and forced No. 4-ranked Rocky Mount into uncharacteristic mistakes during a 6-3 marathon victory in a matchup between two of the state's...

E. Wayne-RM tennis box

Eastern Wayne 6 Rocky Mount 3 Singles: No. 1 Faith Sutton (EW) d. Chandler Brice 6-1, 7-5; No. 2 Savannah Sutton (EW) d. Eliza Fike 6-4, 5-7, 10-7; No. 3 Mary Blair Thompson (RM) d. McKenna Dove 7-5, 6-2; No....