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Saturday, April 19, 2014

Trojans win 5th straight Conference Carolinas regular-season baseball title

rcoggins@newsargus.com TIGERVILLE, S.C. -- The season could have gone sour in mid-March for the University of Mount Olive baseball team. The Trojans couldn't find their identity. Returning starters failed in their duties and one key performer served a 30-game suspension....

Aycock's Madison Martin signs NLI with Lees-McRae

rcoggins@newsargus.com PIKEVILLE -- Madison Martin experienced the proverbial trifecta during her official visit to Lees-McRae. The Division II school is nestled in the picturesque Great Smoky Mountains and offers a top-notch athletic training curriculum. Plus, the Bobcats are trying to...

ALL-AREA: Rosewood's Grantham picked girls' coach of the year

The All-Area second team consists of Krystal Yelverton (Rosewood), Naheria Hamilton (Eastern Wayne), Charley Cox (Princeton), Destini Covington (Goldsboro), Myleah Jones (C.B. Aycock) and "sixth man" Jasmine Covington (Eastern Wayne). "Before, I really wasn't concerned with my rebounds (but) this...

ALL-AREA: Aycock's Williams selected boys' top hoops player

The All-Area second team is comprised of Cody Ivey (North Duplin), Micah Smith (Eastern Wayne), Joel Davis (WCDS), Myron Carmon (Goldsboro), Michael Wooten (Princeton) and "sixth man" Victor Jenkins (Faith Christian). "It's a tremendous and rare opportunity when you coach...

ALL-AREA: Princeton's Davis named boys' hoops coach of the year

rcoggins@newsargus.com PRINCETON -- Four returning starters who had played basketball together since middle school appeared poised to lead Princeton to a successful campaign on the hardwood this winter. It certinaly didn't start out that way. A double-overtime loss against archrival...

ALL-AREA: Eagles' Mercer named girls' top hoops player

rcoggins@newsargus.com Rick Grantham's phone rang one afternoon. Deziree Baker was on the other end. She asked Grantham if she, Lexi (Mercer) and Alicia (Burns) could meet with the first-year Rosewood head coach for a couple of preseason workouts. Grantham readily...