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Sunday, June 24, 2018

PREP WRESTLING: Edmundson built Rosewood into 1-A powerhouse

By RUDY COGGINS rcoggins@newsargus.com Why leave? Bill Edmundson asked himself that question on many occasions. His coaching friends couldn't believe he'd retire with two state champions and three state runners-up still hovering in "The Nest" at Rosewood. "I had almost...

FOOTBALL: Jarran Reed returns home to host camp

By AVIEL SMOLKA asmolka@newsargus.com Saturday morning a hometown hero returned home. Seattle Seahawks player Jarran Reed conducted his second annual youth football camp at his old hangout -- Cougar Stadium on the Goldsboro High School campus. "Growing up here [Goldsboro]...

LEGION BASEBALL: Kinston halts Wayne County's win streak at 12

By RUDY COGGINS rcoggins@newsargus.com Wayne County Post 11 staged yet another middle-inning rally, but couldn't hang on Friday evening. Kinston Post 43 plated five runs in the bottom of the sixth inning and pulled off a 10-7 victory in Area...

LEGION BASEBALL: Game day notes

When: Today Where: Wayne Academy Opponent: Ahoskie Post 102 Time: 3 p.m. Last meeting: 2017, WC and Ahoskie split the two-game regular-season series, but Post 11 eliminated Post 102 in quarterfinal-round play of the Area I East Division playoffs. Series:...

LEGION BASEBALL: WC Post 11-Kinston box

Friday's game WC Post 11    030    202    0    --    7    7    3 Kinston    401    005    x    --    10    7    2 Leading hitters: Wayne County Post 11 -- Jack Casbarro 1-3, 3B, RBI; Landon Ginn 1-4; Will Uzzell 1-1; Case Kermode...

What's Happening

Tennis coach needed Wayne Country Day is searching for a girls' tennis coach for the fall season. The Chargers are the five-time defending NCISAA state 1-A dual-team champions. For more information, call WCDS athletics director Michael Taylor at 919-736-1045 (ext....

Thursday, June 21, 2018

PREP FOOTBALL: James pleased with Cougars; Saints finding their niche

By RUDY COGGINS rcoggins@newsargus.com Positivity. Commitment. Each has been a vital tool for the Goldsboro High and Southern Wayne football teams in the offseason. "With the kids you can tell there is a better, positive attitude right now," second-year Cougars...

LEGION BASEBALL: WC Post 11 @ Kinston

When: Today Where: Viking Field, Kinston HS Opponent: Kinston Post 43 Time: 7 p.m. Last meeting: Wayne County battled back from an early deficit to defeat Kinston by a 10-3 count on June 7. Series: Wayne County holds a 75-29...

CPL BASEBALL: Second year better for Lancaster

By AVIEL SMOLKA asmolka@newsargus.com MOREHEAD CITY -- Morehead City Marlins head coach Jesse Lancaster is hoping his time as a manager in the Coastal Plain League goes better than his time as a player. Lancaster spent two summers in the...

Local Calendar

TODAY Senior Legion Baseball WC Post 11 at Kinston    7 p.m. • SUNDAY Senior Legion Baseball Ahoskie at WC Post 11^    3 p.m. ^ -- Doubleheader...

What's Happening

Tennis lessons July 3 -- A new series of lessons, for children and adults, start on the John Allen Farfour Courts at Herman Park. For more information, call 919-394-0543. • Wayne County United Soccer Camps July 9-12 -- The registration...

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

LEGION BASEBALL: Frederick crushes decisive 7th-inning home run

By RUDY COGGINS rcoggins@newsargus.com CLAYTON -- Luke Frederick mashed the game-winning home run in the top of the seventh inning and Wayne County Post 11 escaped with a 7-5, non-division victory over Clayton Post 71 on a balmy Tuesday evening....

GAME DAY: Post 11 travels to Kinston

When: Thursday Where: Viking Field, Kinston HS Opponent: Kinston Post 43 Time: 7 p.m. Last meeting: Aryc Chrisman got tossed a cookie from Post 43 hurler Cameron Noble and he baked it -- a game-changing home run as Wayne County...

LEGION BOX: Wayne County Post 11 @ Clayton

Tuesday's game WC Post 11    001    301    2    --    7    9    1 Clayton    005    000    0    --    5    4    1 Leading hitters: Wayne County Post 11 -- Jack Casbarro 1-4; Christian Yarbrough 1-4; Landon Ginn 3-3, 2B, HR, 2 RBI;...

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Barton introduces Hester to guide program

By RUDY COGGINS rcoggins@newsargus.com WILSON -- Imagine this. It's a crisp autumn Saturday afternoon in eastern North Carolina. The aroma of grilled hamburgers, steaks and hotdogs flows in a gentle breeze and tantalizes the taste buds. Alumni tents full of...

WELLS FARGO POINTS: Lakewood, Rosewood, Princeton stage close finish

By RUDY COGGINS rcoggins@newsargus.com A narrow finish. Lakewood emerged as the boys' outdoor track and field champion and used those points to edge Rosewood, 72-71, in the Carolina 1-A Wells Fargo Conference Cup competition for 2017-18. "If we had one...

Walnut Creek LGA

Hiromi Sueki collected low-gross honors during weekly play on the Walnut Creek Country Club links. Evelyn Rose won low net, while Faye Franklin captured low putts. Sueki emerged as the first low-gross winner in second flight play during an Eastern...

What's Happening

Wayne County United Soccer Camps July 9-12 -- The registration fee is $100 for each week and includes a T-shirt. Campers receive a $10 discount for attendance for the second and third weeks. The camp runs Monday-Thursday from 6-8 p.m....

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

LEGION BASEBALL: Post 11 dumps Wilson Post 13

By AVIEL SMOLKA asmolka@newsargus.com After playing three games in two days over the weekend, Wayne County Post 11 showed no signs of being tired while beating Wilson County Post 13, 9-1, on Monday evening. "We sometimes struggle with the heat,...

WCMA: Plenty of slots available for 2018 tournament

By RUDY COGGINS rcoggins@newsargus.com Same story. Different year. There's a twist this time. Late entrants into the annual Wayne County Men's Amateur will have to pay an extra $20 fee on top of the normal $125 registration. Deadline is June...

GAME DAY: WC Post 11 visits Clayton

When: Today Where: Clayton Opponent: Clayton Post 71 Time: 7 p.m. Last meeting: Wayne County handed Clayton a mercy-rule shutout loss on June 5. Series history: Wayne County holds a 9-2 edge over Post 71. On deck: Wayne County Post...

LEGION BOX: Wilson Post 13 @ WC Post 11

Monday's game Wilson    000    010    0    --    1    4    2 WC Post 11    130    005    x    --    9    8    0 Leading hitters: Wayne County Post 11 -- Jack Casbarro 3-4, 2B, 3B, 2 RBI; Blake Gipson 3-4, 2B, 2 RBI;...

Lane Tree LGA

Sue Glover claimed game-of-the-week honors while competing from the red tees during play on the Lane Tree Golf Club links. Lou Ellen Wilson seized low net, while Barbara Hill earned low putts. Mary Ann Sutton bested the field from the...

What's Happening

Wayne County United Soccer Camps June 18-21, July 9-12 -- The registration fee is $100 for each week and includes a T-shirt. Campers receive a $10 discount for attendance for the second and third weeks. The camp runs Monday-Thursday...

Monday, June 18, 2018

LEGION BASEBALL: WC Post 11 rallies, thumps Jacksonville Post 265

By RUDY COGGINS rcoggins@newsargus.com GREENVILLE -- Early deficits and middle-inning offensive surges have become the norm for Wayne County Post 11. It's a trend head coach Adam Pate might not particularly like, but it's proven quite beneficial. So far. Jacksonville...

GAME DAY: Wilson visits WC Post 11

When: Today Where: Wayne Middle Academy Opponent: Wilson Post 13 Time: 7 p.m. Last meeting: The teams split their season series, but Wilson eliminated Wayne County in semifinal-round play of the Area I East Division playoffs. Series: Wayne County leads...

FIBA U18 Championship: Goldsboro's White helps lead USA to gold medal

By USA Basketball ST. CATHARINES, Ontario -- Goldsboro native Coby White pumped in 11 points and earned all-tournament honors as the USA hammered Canada, 113-74, in the 2018 FIBA Americas Men's U18 Championship gold-medal game Saturday evening. Seven USA players...

LEGION BOX: Jacksonville vs. WC Post 11

Jacksonville     004      000      --        4          10        0 WC Post 11     008      034      --        15        15        0 Leading hitters: Wayne County Post 11 -- Jack Casbarro 4-4, 3B, 4 RBI; Blake Gipson 2-3, RBI; Christian Yarbrough 1-3, RBI; Chance Howard...