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The shoe fits for Hunt’s Dean

Is it the shoes? If so, Hunt High senior Cooper Dean will be a force to be reckoned with in the 3-A Big East Conference and beyond this season. Just hours after making a new cleat purchase Tuesday afternoon, Dean laced up his new green companions …
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Barton men’s soccer preview

Scoring goals will be a primary concern for a Barton College men’s soccer team that managed just 15 goals in 17 matches in 2015. The Bulldogs won just three games last year but were only outscored by three or more goals twice. However, Barton …

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One goal enough for Demons against CBA

Freshman forward Alan Lechuga’s goal in the 65th minute settled a cat-and-mouse non-conference varsity boys soccer skirmish won by Fike 1-0 against Charles B. Aycock on the Fike High pitch Tuesday night. Kudos to the defensive units of …
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Lady Chargers claim district debut

Lady Chargers claim district debut Host Wilson Christian powered past Fuquay-Varina Hilltop Christian in straight sets Tuesday in the North Carolina Christian School Association 2-A East District 3 opener for both squads. The Lady Chargers …

Teague’s return highlights WCA romp

A little more than four months after Kevin Teague was carted off the Wilson Christian Academy baseball diamond with a broken leg, he returned to action Tuesday for the Chargers soccer team. Teague, now a senior, scored a goal and provided an assist …

Lady Bruins claim first 2016 win

Lady Bruins claim first 2016 win The host Beddingfield High varsity girls volleyball team posted its first 2016 win, claiming revenge against Greene Central of the 2-A Eastern Carolina Conference with a 25-21, 25-17, 17-25, 25-19 triumph Tuesday …
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Lady Demons survive sternest test, 5-4

Lady Demons survive sternest test, 5-4 The undefeated Fike High girls tennis team survived its sternest test of the 2016 season with a 5-4 nonconference squeaker against visiting Eastern Wayne on Tuesday afternoon. The freshman trio of Logan Adkins …

Greenfield’s Wells scores six goals

Greenfield’s Wells scores six goals Senior James Wells drilled six goals and doled out two assists in the host Greenfield School varsity boys soccer team’s 10-1 rout of Oakwood School of Greenville on Tuesday. The nonconference match was …

McFarland wins at WCD as Chargers finish 2nd

McFarland wins at WCD as Chargers finish 2nd GOLDSBORO — Freshman Christian McFarland won his 11th career race in as many tries Monday afternoon in leading the Wilson Christian boys cross-country team to a second-place finish out of seven …

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Pirates prepping for opener vs. WCU

East Carolina hasn’t quite officially reached game week yet, but the Pirates might as well already be there. With the season opener against Western Carolina still more than a week away, first-year head coach Scottie Montgomery and his staff is …
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No doubt for No. 8

From the moment 10-year-old Ethan Boyette found the middle of the No. 1 fairway at Wedgewood Public Golf Course with his ceremonial first tee shot Saturday morning, defending champion Wilson Country Club asserted its supremacy in the 2016 Wilson Cup …

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White helps lead Batavia to 7-5 win over Lowell

LOWELL, Mass. — Isaiah White hit a two-run double in the fourth inning, and Jarett Rindfleisch homered and had two hits, driving in two as the Batavia Muckdogs defeated the Lowell Spinners 7-5 on Friday. Parker Bugg got Ryan Scott to fly out …

Mudcats fall 4-1 to P-Nats

Student-athlete of the week

Thomas Law Attorneys Student-Athlete of the Week: David Joyner, Hunt High

Junior David Joyner helped his Hunt High varsity boys soccer team win its second straight Rotary Cup tournament last week, making him the first Thomas Law Attorneys Student-Athlete of the Week of the 2016-17 year. David, playing center back in the …