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Thursday, September 12, 2013

Prep football: Sanders sees positives, wants consistency

Spring Creek head coach Aaron Sanders has seen the light bulb flicker at times for his team this season. The Gators are working on keeping the lights on for four quarters. Spring Creek (0-3 overall) has shown flashes of promise...

Prep football: Princeton fixing the little things

Sometimes the devil is truly in the details for football coaches who spend most of fall practice trying to get players in game-ready condition while teaching the basic fundamental principals of offense and defense. It's often the small aspects of...

New Bern knocks off Eastern Wayne in soccer

astevens@newsargus.com Eastern Wayne had an opportunity to measure itself against one of eastern North Carolina's better boys' soccer teams on Wednesday evening. The Warriors learned that going toe-to-toe with Eastern Carolina 3-A/4-A Conference foe New Bern for 80 minutes is...

Unbeaten Rebels double up Gators in tennis

SEVEN SPRINGS -- North Duplin remained unbeaten in three outings this season with a 6-3 triumph over Spring Creek. The match did not count toward the Carolina 1-A Conference standings. Julissa Quintanilla, Jazmin Quintanilla, Casey Whitted and Hannah Smith each...

CBA nets non-league win over Wilson Fike

PIKEVILLE -- Charles B. Aycock claimed four points during singles play and defeated Wilson Fike 6-3 on Wednesday afternoon. Ashton Walker, Rachel Jackson, Casie Belom and Kassidy Pitchford each won their respective singles match for the Golden Falcons. The tandems...

Fike edges C.B. Aycock, 3-2

PIKEVILLE -- Charles B. Aycock became just the third team to score a goal against No. 3-ranked Wilson Fike when the two non-conference foes squared off at Hardy Talton Stadium on Wednesday evening. The Golden Falcons punched two goals against...

Spring Creek rolls over Neuse Charter

SMITHFIELD -- Spring Creek scored at will in a 9-0 win over Neuse Charter on the Carolina 1-A Conference soccer scene Wednesday evening. David Vega led the Gators with three goals and one assist. Ivan Lemus had two goals. Otto...

Rosewood slips past Lakewood, 2-1

ROSEBORO -- Rosewood scored both of its goals in the first half and held off Carolina 1-A Conference foe Lakewood 2-1 on Wednesday night. Than Truong put the Eagles on the board off an assist from Zach Barnes. Truong boosted...

Southern Wayne boys, girls place 3rd in ECC meet

DUDLEY -- Southern Wayne crossed the finish line third in both the boys' and girls' team standings at an Eastern Carolina 3-A/4-A Conference cross country meet on Wednesday. New Bern won the boys' and girls' team portions of the meet....

MOC men's, women's soccer dealt road defeats

CHARLOTTE -- Queens University notched two goals within the final five minutes of regulation and handed Mount Olive College a 3-0, non-conference loss on Wednesday evening. Goalie Aleksandar Drobac recorded seven saves for the Trojans, who endured their second...

Prep football: No. 1-ranked James Kenan has plenty of work to do

James Kenan has intentionally played a difficult non-conference schedule in hopes of preparing for another run through the postseason. The top-ranked Tigers have one more hurdle to clear before opening their Carolina 1-A Conference schedule in two weeks. James Kenan...

ECC runners battle challenging course at C.B. Aycock

PIKEVILLE -- A hot, humid day. A tricky course. And good competition. Runners found all those factors rolled up into one during an Eastern Carolina 3-A/4-A Conference cross country meet at Charles B. Aycock on Wednesday afternoon. South Central...