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Wednesday, August 24, 2016

BOYS' SOCCER: Chargers' defense logs 2nd straight shutout

BY BEN COLEY bcoley@newsargus.com Up 2-0 in the 55th minute Tuesday afternoon, three Kerr-Vance players surrounded Wayne Country Day's Hunter Bryson as dribbled along the left side of the field. Advantage Bryson. The junior kicked the ball past the defenders...

BOYS' SOCCER: Aburto returns, Eagles soar into win column

Welcome back. Daniel Aburto, formally reunited with his Rosewood futbol mates for the first time this season, played a central role in a variety of formation packages yesterday en route to a clinical, 4-1 non-conference triumph over neighboring county foe...

CROSS COUNTRY: Atwood leads Chargers in meet

Cole Atwood turned in the fastest time of 19 minutes, 2 seconds during Wayne Country Day's season-opening meet. Teammate Connor Bauer (22:04), Case Kermode (22:19), Suraj Patel (22:29) and Brandon Talton (23:11) rounded out the top five times for the...

BOYS' SOCCER: McIver's PK not enough to help Aycock

WENDELL -- David McIver knocked in a penalty kick as Charles B. Aycock dropped a 2-1, non-conference decision to Corinth-Holders on Tuesday afternoon. It was McIver's second PK of the season. The Golden Falcons (2-1-0 overall) travel to Fike on...

BOYS' SOCCER: Rebels, Blue Devils play to 3-3 draw

DEEP RUN -- South Lenoir notched the game-tying goal in the 76th minute and salvaged a 3-3, non-conference draw against North Duplin on Tuesday afternoon. The Rebels received goals from Dario Castenada and Wilber Velasquez in the opening half. Henry...

VOLLEYBALL: Cleveland sweeps Rosewood

WENDELL -- Cleveland completed its regular-season sweep of Rosewood with a 25-13, 25-21, 25-20 victory on Tuesday afternoon. Ada Rivera led a balanced Eagles' offense with four kills. Payton Lane, Kaitlyn Kincaid and Hailey Weeks delivered three kills apiece. Toree...

VOLLEYBALL: Faith Christian conquered in season-opening match

Liberty-Durham handed Faith Christian a season-opening 25-21, 25-16, 25-12 loss on the N.C. Christian Schools Athletic 2-A scene Tuesday afternoon. Chloe Mills paced the Conquerors' attack with two service aces, two kills, two blocks and two digs. Regan Baumgardner...

VOLLEYBALL: Wayne Christian's Sladick flirts with double-double

Hannah Sladick just missed a double-double with nine kills and nine digs during Wayne Christian's 25-22, 25-17, 25-11 victory over the Pitt Pacers on Tuesday afternoon. Hope Shook contributed eight kills and eight digs. Mercy Wright registered seven kills and...

VOLLEYBALL: CBA's Carter plays all-around solid floor game

PIKEVILLE -- Hannah Carter dished out 10 assists, served five aces and logged six digs on defense during Charles B. Aycock's 25-7, 25-14, 25-13 non-conference triumph over county rival Spring Creek on Tuesday afternoon. The Golden Falcons swept the two-game...

GIRLS' TENNIS: Aycock, Fike battle

WILSON -- Lexi Reeves pulled off a three-set victory at No. 5 singles during Charles B. Aycock's 7-2, non-conference loss to Fike on Tuesday afternoon. Reeves defeated the Golden Demons' Avery Rose Brown 0-6, 6-4, 1-0 (11-9). She and teammate...

GIRLS' TENNIS: Spring Creek dominates James Kenan

Spring Creek swept the singles and doubles courts during a 9-0 victory over Carolina 1-A Conference foe James Kenan on Tuesday afternoon. Ivey Rouse, Amanda Haggerty, Kristin Alphin, Chloe Davis, Azaneth Rodriguez and Vanessa Southerland each posted a straight-set win....

GIRLS' TENNIS: Eastern Wayne opens league play in victorious fashion

WINTERVILLE -- Eastern Wayne launched its Eastern Carolina 3-A/4-A Conference campaign with a 7-2 conquest of South Central on Tuesday afternoon. Elizabeth Sutton, Bella Bowen, Samantha Roux and Emily Stratton each prevailed in singles play for the Warriors. Sutton lost...

GOLF: Walnut Creek LGA

Hiromi Sueki emerged as the low gross winner during weekly play on the Walnut Creek Country Club links. Mary Morris won low net and Betty Holloway secured low putts....

GIRLS' GOLF: 9 teams tackle Lane Tree GC

Charles B. Aycock's Abby Sauls and Rosewood's Shamayah Revis shared third place with nine-hole rounds of 49 during a nine-team meet contested on the Lane Tree Golf Club links Tuesday afternoon. Triton won the team portion with a 150. Sauls,...

PREPS DIGEST: JV news

JV * Girls' tennis: Wayne Country Day 5, Kerr-Vance 4 -- Short-handed Wayne Country Day won two critical doubles points to edge the Spartans on Tuesday afternoon. The Nos. 2 and 3 tandems of Hanna McKeithan-Cady Stanley and Diya...

FOOTBALL BOX: Chocowinity Southside @ North Duplin

CALYPSO -- Marshall Medlock scored the game-winning touchdown with 15 seconds left and Chocowinity Southside turned back North Duplin, 28-23, in the season-opening game for both teams at H.E. Grubbs Field. North Duplin seized a 23-20 lead on William...

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

VOLLEYBALL: Eastern Wayne turns back Rosewood in 4 sets

By RUDY COGGINS rcoggins@newsargus.com The post-game coaches' reactions were polar opposites. Despite seeing her team improve to 4-0 overall, Anna Hajjar wasn't 100 percent satisfied with Eastern Wayne's performance during its 27-29, 25-13, 25-21, 25-13 victory over county rival...

FOOTBALL: Saints battle state-ranked Tigers for 4 quarters

DUDLEY -- Everybody's got a plan, the saying goes -- until they get punched in the mouth. Southern Wayne skillfully expressed that prize-fighting proverb on Monday evening, stunning James Kenan with a first-quarter haymaker, then shadow-boxing the perennial 1-A powerhouse...

GOLF: Lane Tree Ladies Association

Sue Glover seized game-of-the-week honors while playing from the red tees during weekly action on the Lane Tree Golf Club links. Mary Ann Sutton and Sherry Minner secured low net and low putts, respectively. Libby Newsome was the GOW winner...

VOLLEYBALL: Wallace-Rose Hill stops North Duplin in 3 sets

TEACHEY -- Wallace-Rose Hill handed county rival North Duplin a 25-22, 25-15, 25-7 non-conference loss on Monday afternoon. The Rebels play host to Lejeune on Thursday....

VOLLEYBALL: Goldsboro easily handles James Kenan

Becca Pittard pounded out eight kills during Goldsboro's 25-22, 25-17, 25-12 victory over James Kenan on Monday afternoon. McKayla Roberts contributed five kills. Riley Howell collected five aces and two blocks. The Cougars (3-1 overall) face Hobbton today....

VOLLEYBALL: Golden Falcons sweep Beddingfield

PIKEVILLE -- Charles B. Aycock remained unbeaten in four outings this season with a 25-9, 25-13, 25-13 non-conference conquest of Beddingfield on Monday afternoon. Arlanda Faulkner cranked out a match-high 17 kills for the Golden Falcons. Teammates Cyerra Carter and...

BOYS' SOCCER: Spring Creek dumps North Lenoir

Juan Hurtado Gomez notched a hat trick (three goals) and assisted on two other goals during Spring Creek's 7-1, non-conference romp over North Lenoir on Monday. Gustavo Avalos supplied two goals and two assists for the Gators, who improved to...

BOYS' SOCCER: Anderson's hat trick lifts Warriors

Christian Anderson converted two penalty kicks and finished with a hat trick (three goals) as Eastern Wayne cruised past South Lenoir, 4-0, on Monday evening. Anderson also provided an assist. Alfredo Cabrera had one goal and one assist. The Warriors...

Minor league baseball is returning to Kinston in 2017

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Minor league baseball, after a six-year absence, is returning to Kinston. Minor League Baseball announced Monday that it will add two teams to the Single A Carolina League next season, and disband two organizations from the...

FOOTBALL: Blue Devils' defense provides early spark

SEVEN SPRINGS -- In the first 24 minutes of Monday night's matchup against South Lenoir, Spring Creek had three possessions that resulted in touchdowns. The Blue Devils accounted for two of them. Defensive backs Samuel Pierre and Justin Dixon each...

PREPS DIGEST: JV, middle schools

JV * Volleyball: Rosewood d. Eastern Wayne 22-25, 25-16, 25-14 -- The Eagles' offensive standouts were Laine Marak (one service ace, two assists), Riley Jo Meyers (two assists), Alana Atwell (one kill, one dig), Maddie Honn (one kill, one...

Campbell University dealt one-year probation

Campbell on probation BUIES CREEK (AP) -- The NCAA placed Campbell on probation for one year for improper academic certification of 34 athletes in 10 sports over a five-year period. The governing body also said earlier this month the Camels...

FOOTBALL BOX: South Lenoir @ Spring Creek

South Lenoir 8 8 0 14 -- 30 Spring Creek 0 7 7 8 -- 22 First quarter SL -- Pierre 12 interception return (Suggs run), 6:18 Second quarter SC -- Casper 18 pass from Smothers (kick good), 9:50 SL...

FOOTBALL BOX: James Kenan @ Southern Wayne

James Kenan 7 7 0 14 -- 28 Southern Wayne 6 0 14 0 -- 20 First quarter SW -- Walker 6 run (kick failed) JK -- Miller 6 run (Benitez kick) Second quarter JK -- Henry 3 run (Benitez...

Monday, August 22, 2016

McKee returns to take over Southern Wayne baseball program

rcoggins@newsargus.com DUDLEY -- The faces, for the most part, will remain the same inside the Southern Wayne baseball dugout next spring. And a familiar face is returning after a three-year absence. Trae McKee is coming back for his second stint...

GIRLS' TENNIS: C.B. Aycock trips up Greenfield

WILSON -- Charles B. Aycock emerged victorious on five of six singles courts and upended Greenfield, 8-1, on the final day of the inaugural Wilson Cup contested at Barton College. The Golden Falcons won two of three singles matches in...

FOOTBALL: Three games postponed rescheduled for tonight

Lightning and heavy rain either suspended play or postponed three games involving teams in the News-Argus readership area on Friday evening. Southern Wayne and James Kenan square off in Dudley. Spring Creek welcomes South Lenoir to "The Swamp" and Chocowinity...

Sunday, August 21, 2016

PREPS DIGEST -- Weekend

Volleyball Wayne Christian 3, Bethel Christian 0 * Kasey Norris dished out 28 assists during Wayne Christian's 25-16, 25-22, 25-15, non-conference triumph over N.C. Christian Schools Association 2-A member Bethel Christian on Friday evening. Hannah Sladick recorded 13 kills and...

FOOTBALL -- N. Lenoir @ E. Wayne

bcoley@newsargus.com Eastern Wayne head coach Leander Oates slammed his paper and looked down in frustration. While nursing a 7-6 lead early in the fourth quarter, the Warriors allowed North Lenoir running back Stephon Swinson to break into the secondary and...

FOOTBALL -- Kestrel Heights @ Princeton

Princeton 57, Kestrel Heights 8 * PRINCETON -- Earl Gibson Jr. rushed for three touchdowns as Princeton hammered Kestrel Heights, 57-8, in the season-opening game for both teams at Harvey Brooks Field on Friday evening. Gibson Jr. found the end...

FOOTBALL -- C.B. Aycock @ Rosewood

jhayes@newsargus.com Volume scoring, as advertised. Charles B. Aycock's high-octane offense lived up to its advanced billing Friday night, scoring early and often en route to a 59-13 road win against Wayne County foe Rosewood. Delayed by lightning for approximately 45...

FOOTBALL -- Bethel @ Wayne Christian

Grace Christian 64, Wayne Christian 48 * Austin Kornegay rushed for 209 yards as Wayne Christian launched its inaugural 8-man varsity football campaign with a season-opening, 64-48 loss to Grace Christian of Sanford on Friday evening. Kornegay also returned a...

FOOTBALL -- Beddingfield @ Goldsboro

rcoggins@newsargus.com Beddingfield head Tyrone Johnson insisted that someone from his staff didn't infiltrate the Goldsboro High coaching office and steal the team's offensive playbook. Then again, the same could be said about GHS. One thing is for sure. The Cougars...

BOX -- N. Lenoir @ E. Wayne

North Lenoir 0 6 0 0 -- 6 Eastern Wayne 0 7 0 7 -- 14 Second quarter EW -- McNair 12 pass from Best (Dove kick), 9:11 NL -- Swinson 2 run (conversion failed), 0:38 Fourth quarter EW --...

BOX -- Kestrel Heights @ Princeton

Kestrel Heights 0 0 8 0 -- 8 Princeton 16 20 7 14 -- 57 First quarter P -- James 2 run (kick good), 5:00 P -- Safety P -- M. Stallworth 44 run (kick good) Second quarter P --...

BOX -- C.B. Aycock @ Rosewood

C.B. Aycock 9 20 16 14 -- 59 Rosewood 0 7 6 0 -- 13 First quarter CBA -- Gough 4 yard run (run failed) CBA -- Harrison 29 FG Second quarter CBA -- Matthews 8 pass from Flowers (run...

BOX -- Beddingfield @ Goldsboro

Beddingfield 0 7 13 7 -- 27 Goldsboro 0 0 0 6 -- 6 Second quarter B -- Hinnant 25 fumble return (Medlin kick), 10:41 Third quarter B -- Parker 15 run (kick failed), 3:03 B -- Hopkins 4 pass...

Friday, August 19, 2016

PREP FOOTBALL: McClary Jr. ready to make head coaching debut in Dudley

DUDLEY -- Southern Wayne enters tonight's season opener against perennial 1-A juggernaut James Kenan with a new leader on the sideline. Ronnie McClary Jr. was named the Saints' varsity head football coach earlier this week when David Lee opted to...

PREP FOOTBALL: County rivalry part of tonight's season-opening games

Spring workouts, 7-on-7 offensive camps, scrimmages and 17 days of preseason practice are over. Now the real fun begins. And what better way to kick off the 2016 high school football season than with a county rivalry game? Charles B....

COLLEGE SOFTBALL: Burroughs signs with ECU

ECU Sports Information GREENVILLE -- Charles B. Aycock graduate Meredith Burroughs, who spent her first two seasons of collegiate eligibility as a standout infielder at North Carolina State, has completed a grant-in-aid agreement to play softball at East Carolina this...

SOCCER: Doulin's goal in 42nd minute helps Aycock turn back Goldsboro

rcoggins@newsargus.com Cory Worrell walked behind the Charles B. Aycock bench, adjusted his hat and commented that Goldsboro was controlling possession of the game. The Cougars displayed a steady work rate and frustrated the Golden Falcons' defenders by consistently pushing the...

JV FOOTBALL: C.B. Aycock 35, Rosewood 14

Alijuan Moore rushed for three touchdowns and a pick six (interception returned for a touchdown) during the Golden Falcons' season-opening win at Hardy Talton Stadium on Thursday evening. Seth Shephard scored a TD. Blake Dilda converted all five PATs. The...

BOYS' SOCCER: Rosewood falls to Wallace-Rose Hill

TEACHEY -- Stalen Massengill tallied Rosewood's lone goal in a 7-1, non-conference loss to Wallace-Rose Hill on Thursday evening. The Eagles (0-2-0 overall) entertain Goldsboro next Tuesday....

BOYS' SOCCER: Chargers' Adkins converts pair of PKs

Noah Adkins converted a pair of penalty kicks and provided an assist as Wayne Country Day knocked off Rocky Mount Academy, 4-1, on Thursday afternoon. Luis Lopez notched the game-deciding goal -- a trapped ball off his chest that led...

BOYS' SOCCER: Spring Creek shuts out Southern Wayne

DUDLEY -- Gustavo Avalos tallied one goal and assisted on another goal during Spring Creek's 3-0, non-conference victory over Southern Wayne on Thursday afternoon. The Gators presented new head coach Mario Aguilar Jr. with his first career win that came...

GIRLS' GOLF: Sauls, Campbell help CBA finish 2nd at Cardinal CC

KENLY -- Abby Sauls and Leah Campbell posted identical nine-hole rounds of 52 as Charles B. Aycock finished second in a five-team meet contested at Cardinal Country Club on Thursday afternoon. Savannah Strickland added a 57 for the Golden Falcons,...

VOLLEYBALL: Pittard has seven kills in Goldsboro's three-set road win at Hobbton

NEWTON GROVE -- Becka Pittard logged seven kills and served two aces during Goldsboro's 25-14, 25-20, 25-20 non-conference victory over Hobbton on Wednesday afternoon. Makayla Roberts contributed six kills and three aces. Riley Howell supplied five aces and 13 assists....

VOLLEYBALL: Wallace-Rose Hill sweeps North Duplin

Anna Thornton dished out five assists and Abbey Pate collected five digs during North Duplin's season-opening 25-19, 25-16, 25-21 loss to county rival Wallace-Rose Hill on Thursday. Haley Brogden served three aces and provided three kills. Brooke Cottle collected three...

VOLLEYBALL: Wayne Country Day snaps 5-match skid

ROCKY MOUNT -- Wayne Country Day snapped a season-opening five-game skid with a 25-12, 25-9, 25-15 triumph over Rocky Mount Academy on Tuesday afternoon. Hannah Neal paced the Chargers' offense with eight kills. Jaden DisDier served six aces. WCDS (1-5...

VOLLEYBALL: Rosewood gives feisty effort against Midway

Midway squeezed out a 26-24, 29-27, 25-20 victory over Rosewood in non-conference action Thursday afternoon. Payton Lane, Ada Rivera, Toree Marak and Braylee Butts each had four kills for the host Eagles. Hailey Weeks and Hannah Daniels recorded two kills...

VOLLEYBALL: Herring has 16 kills, Gators slip past Saints

DUDLEY -- Kayla Herring cranked out a team-leading 16 kills as Spring Creek defeated county rival Southern Wayne 26-24, 26-28, 25-10, 23-25, 16-14 on Thursday afternoon. Herring also served six aces. McKinley Edmondson registered 13 assists, seven kills, four aces...

VOLLEYBALL: EW's Jackson sets school record against Hawks

La GRANGE -- Alyssa Jackson recorded a career-best and single-game school-record .909 hitting percentage as Eastern Wayne remained unbeaten in three outings with a 25-17, 25-17, 25-17 conquest of North Lenoir inside Wooten Gymnasium on Thursday afternoon. Jackson logged 10...

TENNIS: Golden Falcons net first win of 2016

WILSON -- Charles B. Aycock seized all three doubles points and cruised past Beddingfield, 7-2, on day two of the inaugural Wilson Cup contested at Barton College. The tandems of Meredith Jones-Hannah Tyndall, Haley Creech-Grayson Lane and Lexi Reeves-Michaela Boyd...

TENNIS: Warriors drop heartbreaker to Gryphons

Eastern Wayne opened its 2016 season with a 5-4, non-conference loss to perennial Big Est 3-A power Rocky Mount on Thursday afternoon. The Warriors notched two singles points from top-seeded Elizabeth Sutton and third-seeded Bella Bowen. Sutton-Emily Uzzell and Bowen-Morgan...

TENNIS: Wayne Country Day dominates RM Academy

ROCKY MOUNT -- Wayne Country Day logged five singles points and cruised past Rocky Mount Academy, 7-2, on Thursday afternoon. Jennifer Potts, Ally Willman, Langley Barnes, Nancy Chen and Hannah Fessler each prevailed in pro-set (eight-game) play on the singles...

PREPS DIGEST: JV sports

JV * Volleyball: Spring Creek d. Southern Wayne 25-16, 25-15 -- Shae Odom recorded seven assists and two aces in the Gators' road win. Emily Dupuy posted four kills and three aces. Kloie Jordan and Alex Jordan served two...

FOOTBALL TAB COVER STORY: CBA 'backyard teammates' setting new standard

By RUDY COGGINS rcoggins@newsargus.com Somewhere in the Charles B. Aycock football vault is a piece of game film -- destined to become a vintage highlight -- that turned prophetic. The frame-by-frame account remains vivid. Freshman quarterback Jake Flowers drops back...

FOOTBALL TAB: Wayne Christian's Pinder cautions team that varsity action is much different than JV

By RUDY COGGINS rcoggins@newsargus.com The season-ending loss in 2015 -- Wayne Christian's inaugural leap into football -- remains vivid to Scott Pinder. He asked the team if they had fun. Shouts of "yes sir!" came from the players. Although disappointment...

FOOTBALL TAB: Offseason 'homework' good for the Gators

rcoggins@newsargus.com SEVEN SPRINGS -- Though its final record says otherwise, Spring Creek is coming off a somewhat historic 2015. The Gators won consecutive season-opening games for the first time in school history. That success translated into a 2-0 start --...

FOOTBALL TAB: 2016 Spring Creek roster

No. Player Pos. Ht. Wt. Class 1 Jamaal Davis RB/LB 5-6 155 Sr. 3 Austin Reynolds WR/LB 5-10 157 Sr. 4 Najee Young WR/CB 5-8 150 Sr. 7 Jessie Casper QB/S 5-7 155 Sr. 9 Michael Bell WR/CB 5-7 130...

FOOTBALL TAB: Still young, but Saints' Lee definitely likes the effort

rcoggins@newsargus.com DUDLEY -- This is the time for Southern Wayne's young players, who stepped into starting roles last season, to prove themselves. And the mental game, undoubtedly, is the "X" factor. Victories haven't come in abundance for the Saints, who...

FOOTBALL TAB: Young, sizable linemen could carry Rosewood

bcoley@newsargus.com Before the 2014 season, the Rosewood football program had not won seven games in more than a decade. Two years ago, the Eagles tallied seven victories. They followed that with another seven-win performance in 2015. Rosewood head coach Robert...

FOOTBALL TAB: 2016 Rosewood roster

No. Player Pos. Ht. Wt. Class 1 Michael Reed QB/DB 5-10 185 Soph. 2 Montonio Wheeler SE/DB 6-1 145 Sr. 3 Sitahj Robertson FB/LB 5-18 160 Sr. 4 Raymondi McCullen RB/DB 5-6 155 Jr. 5 Tucker Chapin QB/FS 6-1 165...

FOOTBALL TAB: Princeton's Wing-T offense requires speed, discipline

bcoley@newsargus.com PRINCETON -- In 2015, Princeton head coach Travis Gaster experienced a harsh, forgettable opening schedule to begin his tenure in Bulldog Country. The team was 0-5 and opponents had outscored them 169-26. While Gaster admits the first few games...

FOOTBALL TAB: 2016 Princeton roster

No. Player Pos. Ht. Wt. Class 2 Spinner Hicks DB 5-7 130 Jr. 3 Gavin Wilson DL 5-7 140 Jr. 5 Earl Gibson Jr. FB 5-9 180 Sr. 6 Brandon Ward WR 5-7 125 Jr. 7 AJ Webb LB 5-10...

FOOTBALL TAB: Philosophy never changes for Rebels, who like to run the pigskin

CALYPSO -- Plastered on the back wall of North Duplin's weight room is an 8.5-by-11-inch white paper that reads "3.5+3.5+3.5 = FIRST DOWN." The same paper can be seen on the wall outside the coach's office, and below a whiteboard...

FOOTBALL TAB: 2016 North Duplin roster

No. Player Pos. Ht. Wt. Class 5 Gage Smith QB/DB 5-10 150 Jr. 7 Kenny Sheppard RB/DB 5-10 181 Jr. 9 William Archer QB/LB 6-1 180 Jr. 10 Chase King WR/DB 5-7 127 Sr. 14 Schmid Romeus LB/TE 6-0 190...

FOOTBALL TAB: 2016 Goldsboro High roster

No. Player Pos. Ht. Wt. Class 1 KJ Alston CB/WR 6-0 170 Sr. 2 Jacob Owens WR/FS 6-1 170 Sr. 3 Ronnie Tookes WR 6-3 160 Sr. 4 Adrian Safford ATH 6-0 165 Sr. 5 De'Eric Reid WR/DB 5-10 145...

FOOTBALL TAB: Johnson, team live with motto to 'rise as one' in 2016 season

By JUSTIN HAYES jhayes@nwsargus.com Bennett Johnson will take your questions. Further, he will provide answers. Against a backdrop of ambient, loose-change chatter at the east end of famed Norvell T. Lee Gymnasium, the Goldsboro High varsity football coach presides over...

FOOTBALL TAB: 2016 Eastern Wayne roster

No. Player Pos. Ht. Wt. Class 1 Malyk Williams RB/S 6-0 200 Jr. 2 Mathew Askew-Betts RB/LB 6-0 205 Sr. 3 Taevian Jackson RB/LB 6-1 225 Fr. 4 Andrew Fricks QB/LB 5-9 175 Fr. 5 Anthony McNair LB/RB 5-9 185...

FOOTBALL TAB: Oates to Warriors: 'Your dreams are what you make of them'

By JUSTIN HAYES jhayes@newsargus.com Leander Oates doesn't sell dreams. The first-year Eastern Wayne varsity football coach scripts reality, in plain language, and presents it daily to his players through a multitude of non-negotiable, blue-and-old gold truisms. A bit brand new...

FOOTBALL TAB: CBA's Brooks confident, key elements return from 2015

By JUSTIN HAYES jhayes@newsargus.com PIKEVILLE -- The field house at Charles B. Aycock is a purist-bent coaching lair, trimmed in powder blue and humming with the lingering ode of workout gear and 419 bermuda. Two white boards hang on opposite...

VOLLEYBALL: Golden Falcons sweep Cougars

PIKEVILLE -- In its first two games of the season, the Goldsboro volleyball team had not dropped a set, and had not allowed more than 20 points to its opening 1-A opponents. But on Thursday night, Cougars' head coach TJ...

BOXSCORE: C.B. Aycock soccer @ Goldsboro

C.B. Aycock 1 2 -- 3 Goldsboro 1 0 -- 0 Goals: C.B. Aycock (McIver, Doulin, Zacharzuk), Goldsboro (Quiroz). Assists: C.B. Aycock 1 (Jordan). Shots on goal: C.B. Aycock 11, Goldsboro 10. Corner kicks: C.B. Aycock 1, Goldsboro 3. Saves:...