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WCDS tennis boxes

WILSON -- Results from the 2013 N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association Class 1-A women's dual-team tennis championships contested at the Barton College Tennis Complex. Saturday Championship (2) Wayne Country Day 5 (1) Statesville 4 Doubles: No. 1 Gianna Democko-Taylor Willman...

Wayne Country Day ends Statesville's reign as NCISAA 1A tennis queen

rcoggins@newsargus.com WILSON -- An epic battle ended in the downfall of a women's tennis dynasty Saturday afternoon. And a former powerhouse proudly assumed the throne. Jennifer Potts earned the match-clinching point at No. 3 singles and Wayne Country Day upended...

Eastern Wayne defense does its job against DHC

astevens@newsargus.com Minus its leading receiver and its fullback against its third straight 4-A opponent, Eastern Wayne had to lean heavily on its defense Friday night. The Warriors weren't disappointed. Eastern Wayne forced three turnovers and a safety in its 31-26...

Missed scoring chances haunt Goldsboro

rhanchett@newsargus.com Nothing seemed to go right for Goldsboro on Friday night. The Cougars got behind early and had to scrap their game plan, they failed to convert on two trips inside the red zone and were even put behind...

Spring Creek shows its big-play capability against Rosewood

rcoggins@newsargus.com Hungry for a win, Spring Creek's players listened to their coaching staff preach the same message for four consecutive days during practice -- either special teams or defense needed to make a big play against Rosewood. DeVonte Faison did....

Princeton earns return trip to 1A east volleyball finals

astevens@newsargus.com PRINCETON -- Princeton has its shot at redemption. The Bulldogs fed off the energy off a boisterous crowd and swept Perquimans 25-15, 25-14, 25-20 in the eastern semifinals of the N.C. High School Athletic Association Class 1-A volleyball playoffs...

NC prep football scores

Alleghany County 36, West Wilkes 14 Albemarle 41, North Stanly 0 Anson County 24, Cuthbertson 13 Arden Christ School 35, Hickory Grove Christian 30 Ashe County 34, North Wilkes 20 Asheville 35, Asheville Roberson 28 Asheville Erwin 63, North Buncombe...

Jones wins third straight NCISAA 1A cross country state title

Connor Jones never entertained the thought of participating in a cross country meet. He was convinced he couldn't run 3.1 miles. But his friends talked him into trying it and once he crossed the finish line after his first race,...

BOX - Southern Wayne-New Bern

New Bern 34 7 9 14 -- 64 Southern Wayne 0 0 6 7 -- 13 Third quarter SW -- Allen run (kick failed) Fourth quarter SW -- Kornegay run (Craig kick) INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING -- Marquise Baldwin 12-16; A.J....

BOX - North Duplin-Princeton

North Duplin 0 0 6 0 -- 6 Princeton 14 28 13 7 -- 62 Third quarter ND -- Daquan Goodman 5 run (kick failed) INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING -- North Duplin -- Daquan Goodman 14-132, TD; Daron Goodman 15-68; J.P....

BOX - James Kenan-Hobbton

James Kenan 21 14 0 0 -- 35 Hobbton 0 0 8 6 -- 14 First quarter JK -- Smith 32 pass from Barnes (Hernandez kick) JK -- Barnes 1 run (Hernandez kick) JK -- Sutton 32 run (Hernandez kick)...

BOX - Ayden-Grifton-Goldsboro

Ayden-Grifton 7 7 0 7 -- 21 Goldsboro 0 0 7 0 -- 7 First quarter AG -- Turnage 1 run (Walston kick), 6:30 Second quarter AG -- Nelson 8 run (Walston kick), 3:32 Third quarter G -- Malette 4...

BOX -- Rosewood-Spring Creek

Spring Creek 14 12 6 12 -- 44 Rosewood 0 7 0 13 -- 20 First quarter SC -- Hicks 7 pass from Hammonds (Russo kick), 4:37 SC -- Russo 64 pass from Hammonds (Russo kick), 1:21 Second quarter R...

BOX -- D.H. Conley-Eastern Wayne

D.H. Conley 0 6 13 7 -- 26 Eastern Wayne 0 8 14 9 -- 31 Second quarter EW -- Pridgen 45 pass from Pike (Steiner run), 5:55 DHC -- Cooke 10 run (run failed), 3:07 Third quarter EW --...

Princeton's Frasier chases state record

PRINCETON -- Johnny Frasier scored seven rushing touchdowns and one receiving touchdown as Princeton rolled past North Duplin 62-6 in a Carolina 1-A Conference football game Friday evening. Frasier tallied 410 rushing yards on 20 carries. He added one reception...

No. 1-ranked James Kenan dominates Hobbton

NEWTON GROVE -- James Kenan did all of its scoring before halftime in a 35-14 win over Carolina 1-A Conference rival Hobbton on Friday night. The Tigers jumped out to a 21-0 lead after one quarter. Antonio Smith hauled in...

New Bern shuts down Southern Wayne

DUDLEY -- New Bern raced out to a 34-0 lead after the first quarter and never looked back in a 64-13 win over Eastern Carolina 3-A/4-A Conference foe Southern Wayne on Friday night. The Bears held the Southern Wayne offense...