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Category Archives: Sports

Baseball: Post 11 Holds Off Kinston Post 43 (PHOTO GALLERY)

Baseball: Post 11 Holds Off Kinston Post 43 (PHOTO GALLERY)

In a game that lasted almost three and half hours and saw a combined 33 hits, Wayne County Post 11 prevailed against Kinston Post 43 with a 17-11 victory on Friday night at Scarborough Field. With the win, Post 11 has now won four games in a row since dropping its season-opener against Lexington Post…read more »

Baseball: Wayne County Dominates Hamlet Post 49 (PHOTO GALLERY)

Baseball: Wayne County Dominates Hamlet Post 49 (PHOTO GALLERY)

After Wayne County Post 11 won 13-2 against Hamlet Post 49 on Wednesday at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Post 11 traveled to Hamlet Memorial Park for another matchup against Post 49 on Friday. And once again, Post 11 dominated Hamlet Post 49. Will Albert had four RBIs, and Wayne County cranked out…read more »

Baseball: Princeton Eliminated From State Playoffs At East Carteret

Baseball: Princeton Eliminated From State Playoffs At East Carteret

Article and photo from Laieke Abebe Timely hitting and defensive plays proved to be the difference-maker for Princeton. However, unlike the opening round, it did not favor the Bulldogs. The Bulldogs gave up a six-run second inning, all with two outs, in a 9-5 loss to East Carteret on Thursday. This loss eliminated the 11th…read more »

Athlete Of The Week: Braxton Morton

Athlete Of The Week: Braxton Morton

Braxton Morton recently wrapped up an outstanding sophomore season for the Goldsboro baseball team. The sophomore, and the Cougars’ ace, went 4-1 on the mound. Morton, who also plays football, said he enjoys being a multi-sport athlete. “I like baseball and football equally, and I enjoy being a part of both teams,” Morton said. He…read more »

Wrestling: Three C.B. Aycock Wrestlers Qualify For State Tournament

Wrestling: Three C.B. Aycock Wrestlers Qualify For State Tournament

On Tuesday, C.B. Aycock took 12 wrestlers to the 3A East Regional and ended up with three wrestlers qualifying for the state championship tournament on June 26 at Eastern Guilford High School in Gibsonville. Senior Omar Tucker won the 132 lbs title due to an injury default after he was illegally slammed to the mat,…read more »

Wrestling: 11 Rosewood Eagles Advance To State Tournament

Wrestling: 11 Rosewood Eagles Advance To State Tournament

Days after finishing the regular season with a perfect 28-0 record, the Rosewood wrestling team hosted the 1A Eastern Regional tournament on Tuesday morning. The top four wrestlers in each weight class earn the right to compete in the state championship tournament at Glenn High School in Kernville on June 26th. The Eagles placed second…read more »

Baseball: Rosewood’s Season Comes To An End (PHOTO GALLERY)

Baseball: Rosewood’s Season Comes To An End (PHOTO GALLERY)

Rosewood fought hard for all seven innings of its first-round playoff game against East Wake Academy on Tuesday evening. Unfortunately, East Wake Academy managed to defeat the Eagles 6-2 and advance to the second round of the N.C. High School Athletic Association 1A playoffs. The Eagles end their season with an 11-3 overall record. “All…read more »

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