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Thursday, September 26, 2013

Late coaching move helps Rosewood

rcoggins@newsargus.com PRINCETON -- Than Troung sat and waited. Rosewood head varsity boys' soccer Eddie Maldonado, at times, looked back at his leading scorer on the bench. "Do I play him or not?" Maldonado questioned himself. He did. And at the...

Bye week comes at good time for North Duplin

North Duplin's bye week could not have come at a better time. The Rebels got a much-needed break after back-to-back losses that were filled with injuries, mental mistakes and turnovers. The Rebels (2-2 overall) focused on getting healthy and regaining...

Wright, Mooneyham emerge top area runners in ECC 3A/4A cross country meet

GREENVILLE -- Eastern Wayne's Videl Wright led the 3-A runners with a ninth-place finish during an Eastern Carolina 3-A/4-A cross country meet at Boyd Lee Park on Wednesday. Wright finished the course in 19 minutes, 8 seconds. Joseph Mooneyham paced...

Vikings shut out Cougars in ECC 2A soccer

KINSTON -- Goldsboro never found the mark in a 3-0 loss at Kinston on Wednesday. The Cougars play host to Ayden-Grifton on Monday....

Rams upend Hawks in ECC 2A soccer battle

SNOW HILL -- North Lenoir could not hold on to an early lead and fell 5-3 to Greene Central in overtime on Wednesday. Michael Bednarz, Braxton Greene and Eric Holloway each scored one goal for the Hawks. Nicholas Kennedy tallied...

S. Central snaps EW's 2-match win streak

WINTERVILLE -- South Central held off a late Eastern Wayne rally and earned a 25-16, 25-16, 27-25 win in an Eastern Carolina 3-A/4-A Conference match Tuesday evening. Mariah Stevens and Jenna Rouse each finished with six kills for the Warriors....

Epiphany sweeps WCDS on CPIC volleyball scene

Wayne Country Day battled, but fell short in a 25-27, 13-25, 23-25 loss against Coastal Plains Independent 1-A/2-A Conference foe Epiphany on Wednesday night. Sarah Crooks led the Chargers with 20 digs and nine kills. Bailee Creger added seven kills...

Cougars earn ECC 2A sweep of Greene Central

SNOW HILL -- Goldsboro collected 28 kills as a team and defeated Greene Central 25-21, 26-24, 25-22 on Wednesday night. Becca Pittard led the Cougars with 11 kills and three blocks. Alexus Davis tallied eight kills. Matti Rose Lyon finished...

Dogs avenge only loss of the season

BUNN -- Princeton avenged its only loss of the season with a 19-25, 26-24, 25-18, 25-19 win over Bunn on Wednesday night. Tori Paul led the Bulldogs with 14 kills. Savanna Massengill added 12 kills, while Kasey Edwards tallied 10...

Greene Central rolls over Tarboro

SNOW HILL -- Greene Central cruised through singles play and rolled to an 8-1 win over Tarboro on Wednesday afternoon. Taylar Keel, Lindsey May, MacKenzie Butts, Brycen Radford, Chasity Holloman and Caitlin Deans each won their respective singles match for...

CBA netters double up Hunt

Charles B. Aycock swept the three doubles matches and rallied past Wilson Hunt 6-3 on Wednesday afternoon. The tandems of Ashton Walker-Rachel Jackson, Casie Belom-Cassidy Coerver and Haley Creech-Kassidy Pitchford each prevailed for the Golden Falcons. Walker, Jackson and Belom...

Trojans spike in-state rival Chowan

MURFREESBORO -- Nicole Karas, Lauren Lee and Nicole Sparks served three aces apiece and Mount Olive College handed previously-unbeaten Chowan University a 25-16, 25-14, 25-23 loss on Wednesday evening. Carly White cranked out 10 kills for the Trojans, who...

Barton men, women knock off MOC in soccer

Barton Sports Information WILSON -- Senior Archer Bane supplied the Barton College men's soccer team with a five-point performance en route to a dominating 4-2 conquest over Conference Carolinas archrival Mount Olive College on Wednesday evening. The Bulldogs (1-4-1 overall,...

Williams likes having stable of running backs

Bubba Williams has a good problem on his hands at Eastern Wayne. The Warriors' head coach faces the dilemma of trying to split carries between a multitude of capable backs and a quarterback who has proven he can makes plays...

Zacharzuk (Collin) notches hat trick for CBA

astevens@newsargus.com A convincing win over a bitter rival is always nice. Staying in contention for a coveted playoff berth is even better. Collin Zacharzuk scored three goals and Charles B. Aycock defeated Eastern Wayne 5-2 on Wednesday night in...

Carolina 1A Conference play begins Friday

Every high school football coach knows that the season basically breaks down into three separate parts each year. There is the non-conference slate, the conference portion and hopefully a trip to the postseason. Carolina 1-A Conference teams, with the exception...