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Monday, July 21, 2014

Post 11 Garner

By ALLEN ETZLER aetzler@newsargus.com After hitting the ball off the end of the bat for a fly out in an earlier at-bat, Ryan Faucette knew he didn't miss extra bases by much. Then, when Garner Post 232 pitcher Dillon...

Williams Pulls out of East-West All-Star game

From Staff ReportsCharles B. aycock alum Michael williams has pulled out of the North Carolina East-West All-star due to personal/family  issues. The game kicks off tonight and is the first of three games in the East-West all-star game festivities this week. Soccer...

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Area I Finals: Garner takes Game 1 from Wayne County

rcoggins@newsargus.com DUDLEY -- Garner Post 232 did what no other team has done this season -- beat Wayne County Post 11 for a second time on its home diamond. N.C. State signee Jordan Bissette and southpaw Brighton Hudson combined for...

So long, Howard -- Hunt leaving Southern Wayne CC on Wednesday

rcoggins@newsargus.com MOUNT OLIVE -- Sit back and get ready to read a tale. It will tickle your funny bone, but give you an idea about a laidback individual who took a blue-collar golf club and made it his own for...

Area trio to appear in East-West All-Star games

By ALLEN ETZLER aetzler@newsargus.com Charles B. Aycock alum Michael Williams didn't know what to expect when he got called into Tod Morgan's office in June. But when he found out he'd get the chance to showcase his skills in...

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Wayne County Post 11-Pitt County Post 39 box

Post 11    500    210    001    --    9    8    0 Pitt County    200    000    010    --    3    5    2 Leading hitters -- Wayne County Post 11 -- Garrett Joyner 1-3, 3B, RBI; Kevin Williams 2-4, 2B, RBI; Ryan Faucette 1-4, HR, RBI;...

Friday, July 18, 2014

Post 11 claims Area I East Division championship

rcoggins@newsargus.com WINTERVILLE -- Staring at the "2" put up by Pitt County Post 39 on the scoreboard in the bottom of the first inning, Wayne County Post 11 pitcher Zack Smith and catcher Kevin Williams got together for a short...

Walnut Creek Ladies Golf news

Faye Franklin claimed low putts during weekly play on the Walnut Creek Country Club links. Sam Gillett and Gaye Bryant secured low gross and low net, respectively....

Tobs shelve Stafford for season

ALLEN ETZLER aetzler@newsargus.com WILSON -- This summer hasn't been quite as eventful for Charles B. Aycock alum Bryant Stafford had hoped. "Lot of Netflix and trying to stay in shape," he joked. Stafford had been putting up stellar numbers for...

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Baseball part of Lingo's life

By ALLEN ETZLER aetzler@newsargus.com Will Lingo recently returned to Goldsboro to visit his mother. While driving around his hometown, he stopped by the house he grew up in and noticed that minor league outfielder John Wooten lives there. That's when...

Will Lingo -- Baseball America

aetzler@newsargus.com Will Lingo recently returned to Goldsboro to visit his mother. While driving around his hometown, he stopped by the house he grew up in and noticed that minor league outfielder John Wooten lives there. That's when the irony hit...

Post 11 Resumes Play Today in Greenville

Wet playing conditions from thunderstorms early Wednesday forced the postponement of Game 4 in the Area I East Division championship series.Top-seeded Wayne County Post 11 travels to Pitt County Post 39 today. First pitch is 7 p.m. at Minges-Overton Field.Wayne...

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Wayne County - Pitt County Box

Pitt County 100 000 -- 1 4 1 Wayne County 312 000 -- 6 10 1 Leading hitters -- Pitt County -- Tyler Garrett 2-3, 3B; Kyle Cross 1-3, 2B; Turner Shafer 1-3. Wayne County -- Garrett Joyner 2-2; Kevin...

Wayne County - Pitt County - GAME 3

By ALLEN ETZLER aetzler@newsargus.com DUDLEY -- Jackson Hayes surrendered a run in a shaky, 30-pitch first inning. But the Wayne County Post 11 right-hander knew he had to buckle down, and go deep into the ballgame to spare an overworked...

Goldsboro-Dillard Hall of Fame

RUDY COGGINS rcoggins@newsargus.com Faded from sunlight and sometimes hanging in odd directions, the framed black-and-white photos lining the hallways heading toward the Goldsboro High football locker room are about to have some well-deserved company. Extinct for two decades, alumni...