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Friday, February 14, 2014

East regional wrestling: Goldsboro's Thigpen pleased with his four grapplers

Perennial powerhouse Rosewood is the host school for the 1-A regional, which was moved to Saturday and Sunday through permission from the Association. Rocky Mount will operate the 3-A regional on the same days. Goldsboro, North Lenoir and Greene Central...

First-round 1A, 2A, 3A east regional wrestling pairings

2014 N.C. High School Athletic Association 3-A Eastern Regionals ROCKY MOUNT -- First-round pairings involving wrestlers from Charles B. Aycock and Eastern Wayne. The two-day regional begins Saturday morning at Rocky Mount High School. The top four finishers in each...

Weather causes more scheduling dilemmas

rcoggins@newsargus.com Jabo Fulghum remembers practicing in the sleet a few years ago. In 30 seasons, though, the Eastern Wayne head varsity baseball coach said he could never recall an opening day getting canceled due to snow. "Unbelievable," Fulghum said. Indeed,...

Jones: Gators' improved work on the boards pays dividends

astevens@newsargus.com SEVEN SPRINGS -- Taylor Jones repeatedly uses one phrase -- hard work -- to describe the Spring Creek varsity boys' basketball team. The Gators have persevered through injuries and countless weather-related changes that have taken away valuable practice time....

Success broadens outlook for Rosewood girls

rcoggins@newsargus.com Too much purple and not enough gold. That's what the Rosewood High girls' basketball team sees each time it views the banner recognizing the program's conference championship years hanging in the gymnasium. Three titles is not enough. A fourth...