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Thursday, August 21, 2014

Grieve notches hat trick in Aycock's road win

rcoggins@newsargus.com Battered and bruised, Noah Adkins kept fighting for every ball. His sweat-soaked, mud-stained jersey served as proof of his stout effort. He just wished Wayne Country Day had more to show for it in a 3-1, non-conference loss to...

Defending 1A state champs ground Hawks

Jacob Baird recorded 12 saves between the pipes in North Lenoir's 7-0, non-conference loss to defending 1-A state champion Wallace-Rose Hill on Wednesday evening. The Hawks (1-1-0 overall) are the guests of Southern Wayne today....

North Lenoir sweeps North Pitt in volleyball

Laura Haerer cranked out 11 kills and had five blocks in North Lenoir's 25-18, 25-21, 25-19 non-conference win over North Pitt on Wednesday. Mya Parks contributed seven kills and six digs. Paige Sports registered six kills. Allyson Heath dished out...

Princeton pulls out 5-set thriller

PRINCETON -- Kasey Edwards recorded 13 kills and four blocks, and Princeton turned back county rival Corinth-Holders 25-20, 25-20, 17-25, 27-29, 17-15 on Wednesday afternoon. Taylor Carroll and Kortney Edwards provided 11 and 10 kills, respectively. Kelsey Peedin paced the...

Johnson: Goldsboro must get better

rcoggins@newsargus.com Goldsboro is in a transition year, but there is some talent to keep it in contention for a postseason berth. However, the Cougars have to get better. Scrimmages against defending state 1-AA champion James Kenan and perennial 3-A power...

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Preps digest: JV, middle schools results

JV * Boys' soccer: Freedom Christian 2, Wayne Christian 1 -- Holden Foster scored the lone goal for Wayne Christian. The Eagles (0-1-0 overall) entertain Wilson Christian on Friday. * Volleyball: Goldsboro d. Southern Wayne 25-11, 25-19 -- Kelsey...

WCDS netters collect another non-conference victory

Wayne Country Day remained unbeaten with an 8-1, non-conference triumph over Lawrence Academy on the Wayne Community College tennis courts Tuesday afternoon. The Chargers swept the singles courts. Second-seeded Jennifer Potts posted a straight-set shutout at No. 2 singles....

Season of change at Southern Wayne

aetzler@newsargus.com DUDLEY -- Southern Wayne head varsity football coach David Lee gets to take a step back this season. And put 2013 behind him. Barely two weeks before the Saints' season opener at James Kenan, assistant coach Jeremy Joyner left...

Walnut Creek LGA news

Sam Gillette and Jewel Ivey shared low net honors during first flight action the Walnut Creek Ladies League State Play Day. Hiromi Sueki won low gross. Gaye Bryant captured low gross in second flight. Evelyn Rose and Linda Cannon claimed...

Morton cards first-ever ace in golf

Steven Morton recorded his first-ever hole-in-one at Goldsboro Municipal Golf Course on Sunday. Morton aced hole No. 7 with a 5-iron. His father, Lynn, and brother, Ryan, witnessed the feat....

Rosewood's Burton claims medalist honors at Lane Tree GC

Rosewood junior Lindsey Burton earned medalist honors with a nine-hole round of 44 on the Lane Tree Golf Club links Tuesday afternoon. Charles B. Aycock freshman Abby Sauls carded a 47, followed by the Eagles' Alana Pipkin with a 53....

North Lenoir slips past Rosewood

La GRANGE -- North Lenoir's Nic Kennedy scored shortly after Rosewood tied the game late, giving the Hawks a 2-1, season-opening win Tuesday. Eric Holloway assisted Mike Bednarz's goal in the first half. Stalen Massengill got credit for a goal...

Eastern Wayne opens defense of ECC 3A/4A tennis crown

WINTERVILLE -- A young and inexperienced Warriors team pulled out a tough 5-4, season-opening win over Eastern Carolina 3-A/4-A Conference foe South Central on Tuesday afternoon. Eastern Wayne split the singles matches with Brennan Dove, Elizabeth Sutton and Kaycee Kemper...

Edwards delivers eight-kill effort for Bulldogs

PRINCETON -- Kortney Edwards collected eight kills and served three aces during Princeton's season-opening 25-23, 27-25, 25-16 victory over Bunn on Tuesday afternoon. Kasey Edwards added five kills and one ace. Hailey Wood (six kills, two aces), Taylor Carroll (five...

Spring Creek sweeps Wayne Christian in volleyball

Kasey Norris had 12 assists and seven digs in Wayne Christian's season-opening 19-25, 9-25, 22-25 loss to county foe Spring Creek on Tuesday. Emily Wells had three service aces and two kills. Hannah Sladick added six kills and three blocks....

Warriors' Hamilton has block party against Hawks

Junior Naheria Hamilton recorded a team- and match-high seven blocks in Eastern Wayne's 25-19, 27-25, 26-24 triumph over North Lenoir at Wooten Gymnasium on Tuesday evening. Casey Young cranked out seven kills and served five aces. Sara Rice recorded 15...

Goldsboro battles through opening-set mistakes

aetzler@newsargus.com After starting out flat in the Wayne Christian Jamboree on Saturday, the Goldsboro volleyball team did it again Tuesday. They surrendered the first four points of the match and couldn't recover in a first-set loss to Southern Wayne. Cougars...

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Preps: JV, Middle schools results

JV sports * Boys' soccer: Wayne Country Day 3, Oakwood 0 -- Nehemiya Shaw opened the scoring for the Chargers early in the second half and Wayne Country Day beat Oakwood 3-0. Nick Fletcher and Ryan Thiele also added...

Michel scores twice, Saints topple Gators

aetzler@newsargus.com DUDLEY -- Peterson Michel wasn't sure what his role was going to be this season. He started the game on the bench as Southern Wayne opened its season against Spring Creek. Saints head coach Mario Aguilar wanted to see...

Rosewood, C.B. Aycock spikers find some answers

rcoggins@newsargus.com PIKEVILLE -- County rivals Rosewood and Charles B. Aycock each answered some questions on the volleyball court Monday afternoon. The Eagles found some offensive firepower. The Golden Falcons discovered a libero. Junior Lexi Mercer and outside hitter Ashley Thornton...

Oakwood takes 4-set win over Wayne Country Day

Wayne Country Day lost to Oakwood in four sets 9-25, 13-25, 25-20, 10-25 on Monday afternoon. Tiffany Larsen, Olivia Dively, Stephanie Schapelle and Sarah Crooks each had three kills for the Chargers. Rachel Uzzell had 13 assists. Crooks served eight...

Eastern Wayne sweeps Clinton in volleyball

CLINTON -- Eastern Wayne volleyball coach Jackie Lewis triumphed in her debut as the Warriors defeated Clinton 25-22, 25-20, 25-15 on Monday evening. The Warriors (1-0 overall) visit North Lenoir today. The JV game begins at 4 p.m. inside Wooten...

Chargers continue unbeaten start on soccer pitch

Wayne Country Day grinded out its third win in four days with a 4-1, non-conference decision over Oakwood. Charlie Roethling converted a penalty kick 10 minutes into the match. Jacob Magera volleyed in a Hunter Bryson cross for the second...

Cougars boot Warriors in season-opening action

Four different players scored one goal apiece as Goldsboro tripped up Eastern Wayne, 4-2, in the season-opening match for both teams Monday evening. Sophomore Rubin Quiroz, junior Jacob Seate, junior Jesus Quiroz and sophomore Aaron Seate each found the back...

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Chargers claim pair of wins on soccer pitch

Tony Townsend and Noah Adkins supplied two goals apiece during Wayne Country Day's 7-2, non-conference triumph over Community Christian on Saturday afternoon. Returning starters Charlie Roethling and Jacob Magera, and freshman Hunter Bryson each collected one goal. Roethling converted a...

Area volleyball teams seek team chemistry

rcoggins@newsargus.com Eager to play against someone other than teammates who wear the same color uniform, five area teams hit the volleyball court at Wayne Christian on Saturday. Goldsboro, Spring Creek, Wayne Country Day and North Duplin participated in the ninth...

Warriors, Cougars, Golden Falcons compete in scrimmage

rcoggins@newsargus.com Questions were answered. Other concerns surfaced during a three-team, preseason soccer jamboree involving county rivals Eastern Wayne, Goldsboro and Charles B. Aycock on a humid Friday evening. The Warriors and Golden Falcons generated offense on a consistent basis and...