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Friday, November 8, 2013

Association needs to re-visit playoff model

In the early 1980s, the N.C. High School Athletic Association created a Division I and II playoff format that drew criticism, but gave more teams the opportunity to play for a state title. For a four-year period, the conference champion...

Playoff projections present interesting scenarios

"The day" is almost here and the speculation will end. A majority of the automatic qualifiers and at-large recipients have been determined for the N.C. High School Athletic Association football playoffs, which kick off in one week. The Association...

Trojans' Eto, Barnes honored

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mount Olive College's Bright Eto and Ellie Barnes earned spots on the 2013 All-Conference Carolinas men's and women's soccer teams, respectively. Eto and Barnes each received third-team honors. A junior from Raleigh, Bright ranks sixth in...

Preps digest: JV, middle school news

JV sports * Football: Greene Central 34, Goldsboro 6 -- The Rams' Trey Wade scored four touchdowns and Montavious Battle added a score. Greene Central finished the season with a 9-0 record, including a 5-0 mark in Eastern Carolina 2-A...

Quick turnaround challenges Goldsboro

astevens@newsargus.com Goldsboro head coach Eric Reid had little time to celebrate. Minutes after the Cougars defeated North Lenoir 40-8 on Monday night, his mind had already shifted towards their next opponent -- Greene Central. When the Cougars take the field...