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Carolina 1A Football

Neither Rosewood nor Princeton has relied on home-run plays this season, but each has experienced some explosiveness on the gridiron.

Eastern Carolina 3A/4A Football

PIKEVILLE — Since the Eastern Carolina 3-A/4-A Conference realignment five years ago, Charles B. Aycock had never beaten New Bern.

Carolina 1A Soccer

Logan Price picked up the slick ball and rubbed it dry as he walked toward the dot inside the penalty box.

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Eastern Carolina 3A/4A Football

Eastern Wayne needed explosive plays.

Local Golf

Sue Glover captured game-of-the-week honors from the red tees during weekly play at Lane Tree Golf Club.

East Central 2A Soccer

Spring Creek erupted for three second-half goals and knocked off Goldsboro, 4-0, in an East Central 2-A Conference boys' soccer game Monday evening.

Carolina 1A Soccer

ROSE HILL — Patrick Jones registered a hat trick as Rosewood continued its late-season surge with a 5-1 triumph over Carolina 1-A Conference boys' soccer rival Union on Monday evening.

NCHSAA Mideast 1A Regional

CARY — Results from the N.C. High School Athletic Association Class 1-A Mideast Cross Country Regional contested at WakeMed Soccer Complex:

NCHSAA 2A Girls Tennis

APEX — Spring Creek's Amanda Haggerty-Ivey Rouse endured an opening-round loss in the 2018 N.C. High School Athletic Association Class 2-A women's states doubles tennis tournament.

NCISAA 2A State XC Meet

HENDERSONVILLE — Wayne Country Day's boys took ninth overall and the girls captured 10th during the season-ending N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association Class 2-A state cross country championship meet held Friday.

Carolina 1A Soccer

PRINCETON — Geovanni Abrill collected two goals and an assist during Rosewood's 4-0 triumph over Carolina 1-A Conference boys' soccer rival Princeton on Thursday evening.

Middle School Volleyball

Norwayne wrapped up its third consecutive Wayne County Middle School Athletic Conference Division I championship with a 25-9, 25-17, 25-19 victory over Greenwood on Thursday.

Middle School Soccer

Emerson Howell collected a hat trick (three goals) as Wayne School of Engineering defeated Mount Olive Middle School 5-0 and claimed the Wayne County Middle School Athletic Conference Division II championship Thursday afternoon. Cabe Pate and Luke Foery added one goal apiece for the Titans, …

Carolina 1A Soccer

Rosewood’s offense looked like poetry in motion close to the midway point of the second half Wednesday evening.

Carolina 1A Football

Coming into tonight’s crucial Carolina 1-A Conference game at Branch Pope Field, North Duplin and Rosewood appear to be heading in opposite directions.

College Basketball

MOUNT OLIVE — Less than 10 days before its exhibition at North Carolina, the University of Mount Olive has been picked to finish third in the 2018 Conference Carolinas preseason men’s basketball coaches poll.

NCHSAA 1A Volleyball Playoffs

KILL DEVIL HILLS — Goldsboro’s senior class set the bar a little higher Tuesday evening.

NCHSAA 1A Volleyball Playoffs

PRINCETON — While the first-round playoff pairing baffled long-time volleyball rivals Rosewood and Princeton, one person — Eagles head coach Wade Johnson — relished the opportunity to play the Carolina Conference champion a third time.

NCISAA 2A Soccer Semifinals

GASTONIA — Second-seeded Gaston Day School tallied an insurance goal in the 78th minute and eliminated Wayne Country Day, 2-0, from the semifinal round of the N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association Class 2-A boys' soccer tournament Tuesday.

NCCSA 2A Volleyball

Karsen Spence recorded a team-leading 16 digs during Faith Christian's season-ending 11-25, 21-25, 14-25 loss to Hilltop Christian in the N.C. Christian Schools Association Class 2-A volleyball playoffs.

NCHSAA 3A Girls Golf Championships

PINEHURST — Charles B. Aycock's Savannah Strickland finished tied for 59th overall upon conclusion of the N.C. High School Athletic Association Class 3-A girls' golf championships Tuesday.

NCISAA State Golf Championships

WHISPERING PINES — Anna Reimers posted two birdies on day two, and Wayne Country Day finished third in the inaugural N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association Division II girls’ golf state championships Tuesday.

NCHSAA 3A Volleyball Playoffs

JACKSONVILLE — Playing in one of the state's toughest split-classification conferences paid a huge dividend for Charles B. Aycock on Tuesday evening.

Eastern Carolina 3A/4A Soccer

WINTERVILLE — Dillon Borel notched the game-winning goal as Charles B. Aycock defeated South Central, 4-3, in a penalty-kick shootout on Monday evening.

NCHSAA 3A Golf Championships

PINEHURST — Charles B. Aycock’s Savannah Strickland shares 54th place after opening-round play of the N.C. High School Athletic Association 3-A women’s golf championships.

East Central 2A Soccer

SEVEN SPRINGS — Spring Creek halted an eight-match skid with a 2-1 victory over Goldsboro at “The Swamp” on Monday evening.

Neuse River Youth Football League

Zymere McClarin rushed for 152 yards and three touchdowns during Charles B. Aycock's 39-12 victory over Eastern Wayne in a Neuse River Youth Football League contest.

NCISAA State Golf Championships

WHISPERING PINES — Wayne Country Day is nine strokes behind first-day leader Carmel Christian in the inaugural N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association Division II girls’ golf state championships.

NCHSAA Volleyball Playoffs

Arch rivals meet, while two teams head toward the coastal area of eastern North Carolina when the 2018 N.C. High School Athletic Association volleyball playoffs begin today.

Local Golf

Jeanette Sasser was the game-of-the-week winner from the red tees during play on the Lane Tree Golf Club links.

Eastern Carolina 3A/4A Soccer

Andrew Sherman collected Eastern Wayne’s lone goal in an 8-1 loss to Eastern Carolina 3-A/4-A Conference foe J.H. Rose on Monday.

Carolina 1A Soccer

SALEMBURG — Lakewood’s defense recorded a second-half shutout and stunned Rosewood, 3-2, in a Carolina 1-A Conference game Monday evening.