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Thursday, October 31, 2013

WAVE organization celebrating 10th anniversary

rcoggins@newsargus.com Wayne Area Volleyball Enthusiasts is approaching its diamond anniversary and it's undoubtedly polished the game of quite a few players in Wayne County and surrounding areas since its inception in 2004. Deanna Morris and Shelby Benton started WAVE with...

Preps digest: Middle schools news

Middle schools * Volleyball: Spring Creek d. Grantham 25-14, 25-12, 25-7 -- Becky Coor served five aces for the Gators. MacKenzie Ingram and Jordan Lane had one kill apiece. Spirng Creek (7-6 overall) entertains Rosewood today. * Volleyball: Rosewood...

Saints knock out Trojans from 3A soccer playoffs

ANDREW STEVENS astevens@newsargus.com DUDLEY -- Mario Aguilar could barely speak, let alone cheer, but he had to like what he saw. Two days after the Southern Wayne coach had his thyroid removed due to cancer, he watched his team defeat...

Princeton football seeks signature win

Princeton's football team is barking a little louder these days with a Division I recruit leading the pack. But the Bulldogs have yet to sink their teeth into a signature win. Their chance comes Friday evening when they travel to...

Spring Creek rolls over Perquimans in 1A soccer playoffs

RYAN HANCHETT rhanchett@newsargus.com SEVEN SPRINGS -- An early wake-up call seemed to do Spring Creek some good on Wednesday night. The fifth-seeded Gators gave up a goal in the second minute to Perquimans, but rallied for an easy 10-2 victory...

East Duplin defeats North Lenoir in 2A soccer playoffs

BEAULAVILLE -- East Duplin scored two early goals and held off North Lenoir by a 5-1 final in the opening round of the N.C. High School Athletic Association 2-A state playoffs. North Lenoir's goal came in the 70th minute when...

Goldsboro's struggles on short-yardage plays bothers Reid

Football has been described as a game of inches and Goldsboro can attest to that, especially the past two games. The Cougars have had trouble gaining critical inches on the offensive side of the ball. A pair of short-yardage situations...

Eastern Wayne defense has played stout this season

astevens@newsargus.com Eastern Wayne's defense has been a quiet assassin all season. The Warriors have lulled opponents to sleep and attacked at the right moment, which has led to numerous turnovers. In eight games, Eastern Wayne has recovered 13 fumbles and...

C.B. Aycock defense lacks depth

rcoggins@newsargus.com SMITHFIELD -- Smithfield-Selma connected passes and created offensive scoring chances out of the flow of play. Charles B. Aycock had its opportunities on set pieces. But only the Spartans seemed to find the back of the net with...