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Thursday, October 24, 2013

Unbeaten Ridgecroft ousts WCDS from 1A soccer playoffs

rcoggins@newsargus.com WILSON -- One semifinal spot remained. And Ridgecroft got the lucky strike. Landon Larabee tallied an unassisted goal midway through the first half and the Rams hung on to defeat Wayne Country Day, 1-0, in quarterfinal-round play of the...

Preps digest: Middle school news

Volleyball: Norwayne d. Rosewood 25-22, 25-20, 17-25, 25-16 -- Norwayne handed Rosewood its first loss of the middle school volleyball season. Arlanda Faulkner paced Norwayne with four kills. Jala Holloman added three kills and three aces. Kaitlyn Kincaid led...

Saints' offense explodes in final 17 minutes

astevens@newsargus.com Eastern Wayne was 17 minutes away from a senior night victory that would have been a satisfying end to a disappointing season. Southern Wayne had other ideas. The Saints scored six goals in the final 17 minutes and handed...

Trojans earn 4-set win over Barton

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mount Olive College saved three set points in the second set and turned back Conference Carolinas archrival Barton 19-25, 26-24, 25-23, 25-16 at Kornegay Arena on Wednesday evening. Lauren Lee recorded six of her 12 kills...

Chavious making his mark for Rosewood

Tyree Chavious watched as North Duplin running back J.P. Payton cut up the field and raced through Rosewood's secondary last Friday evening. Chavious wasn't about to give up. The 6-foot-3, 280-pound defensive lineman hustled and made the tackle 40 yards...

James Kenan's solid defense due to depth

James Kenan, the Carolina 1-A Conference football leader, finds itself atop several defensive categories. And it's no coincidence, either. The No. 1-ranked Tigers recorded their second shutout of the season, 36-0 over Lakewood last week. They've allowed just 80 points...

Jones eyes 3rd straight state title

PLEASANT GARDEN -- Connor Jones has it figured out except for the ending. He'll be a bundle of nerves until the starter's gun sounds. Once the Wayne Christian senior settles into a groove on the trail, every nerve in...

Whack, Garner provide thunder, lightning for Princeton

Perfect storms typically don't happen in an instant, they generally develop slowly as the necessary elements fall into place. When Princeton linebackers Cody Garner and Adrian Whack met as a 10-year-old and nine-year-old, respectively, on the same youth football team,...

Rosewood doubles up Lakewood on senior night

Rosewood celebrated senior night with a hard-fought 2-1 victory over Carolina 1-A Conference rival Lakewood at Branch Pope Field on Wednesday. Marquail Almontaser led the Eagles' offense with one goal and one assist. Reed Howell tallied the other Rosewood goal....