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Thursday, April 3, 2014

Wells steps down at C.B. Aycock

rcoggins@newsargus.com PIKEVILLE -- Players wiped their eyes as they exited the girls' locker room at Charles B. Aycock on Wednesday afternoon. Ryan Wells walked out last and took a deep breath. "That's the toughest thing I've ever had to do,"...

UMO stuns No. 7-ranked Pfeiffer in OT

UMO Sports Information MISENHEIMER -- Matt Shields notched the game-winning goal in overtime, and the University of Mount Olive upset No. 7-ranked Pfeiffer University, 11-10, in Conference Carolinas men's lacrosse action Wednesday afternoon. Dan Shields' game-tying goal with five seconds...

Preps digest: JV, middle schools

JV sports * Baseball: C.B. Aycock 6, North Lenoir 4 -- A five-run third inning led the Golden Falcons to a 6-4 victory over North Lenoir Wednesday evening. Chandler Matthews, Caleb Smith, Cameron Kornegay and Chris Turner each had...

Walnut Creek Ladies Golf news

Faye Franklin emerged as the low putts winner during first flight play on the Walnut Creek Country Club links. Gaye Bryant and Hiromi Sueki secured low net and low gross, respectively. Penny Ritt and Linda Cannon seized low net and...

Beddingfield escapes Goldsboro, 6-4

Goldsboro surrendered all six runs in the third and fourth innings combined, and fell 6-4 to Beddingfield on Wednesday evening. Damon Pate led the Goldsboro offense with one hit, two RBI and a run scored. Cayce Herring and Kenny Stempien...

NL's Robinson limits Saints to one hit

DUDLEY -- Nicole Robinson threw a complete game one-hitter in the circle and North Lenoir took down Southern Wayne 3-0 Wednesday evening. Megan Lanier had three hits and an RBI for North Lenoir. Blythe Greene added two hits, an RBI...

Mercer delivers 3 doubles, 3 RBI in Rosewood's road win

Rosewood's offense cranked out 11 hits during a 6-5, non-conference triumph over Wilson Fike on Wednesday afternoon. Hayley Mercer went 3-for-3 at the plate with three doubles and three RBI. Alicia Burns also added three hits with two RBI. Callie...

Lexi Mercer earns spot on AP All-State hoops team

RUDY COGGINS rcoggins@newsargus.com RALEIGH -- Rosewood sophomore Lexi Mercer has been selected to the 2013-14 North Carolina All-State girls' basketball team, which was announced by the Associated Press on Wednesday afternoon. Mercer guided the Eagles to a 25-win season and...

Golden Falcons handle Hawks, 9-2

aetzler@newsargus.com PIKEVILLE -- After dropping four of its last five games, Charles B. Aycock needed to get back on track on the baseball diamond. Head coach Charles Davis called upon his ace, Bobby Hampton. The left-hander recorded six strikeouts during...