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Ashton McGee Finds Sucess In Minor Leagues

Ashton McGee Finds Sucess In Minor Leagues

Photo was taken by Evan Moesta (Manager of Multimedia for Carolina Mudcats) Drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 18th round of the 2019 Major League Baseball draft, Ashton McGee was all set to begin climbing the minor league ladder toward the major leagues. However, the COVID-19 pandemic forced the cancellation of the 2020 minor…read more »

Changing Of The Guard: Rosewood Has A New Athletic Director

Changing Of The Guard: Rosewood Has A New Athletic Director

The Rosewood athletics department will have a slightly different look this season. Longtime athletic director Robert Britt recently stepped down as the Eagles’ athletic director. At the same time, Jason King, who has been at the school for 17 years, has been named Rosewood’s new athletic director. “It’s something that sort of materialized. I’ve been…read more »

Athlete Of The Week: Justin Holland

Athlete Of The Week: Justin Holland

Justin Holland’s summer playing for Wayne County Post 11 was a whirlwind, but he wouldn’t have had it any other way. Holland, who played his senior year at Greenfield and will attend Brunswick Community College, said he was a little nervous joining Post 11, but he quickly found his place on the team. “Going into…read more »

Athlete Of The Week: Carson Gipson

Athlete Of The Week: Carson Gipson

Carson Gipson acted as Wayne County Post 11’s closer this season, and he had an important role in helping Post 11 reach the N.C. Senior American Legion State Tournament for the first time since 2014. “Coach Pate (Wayne County Post 11 head coach Adam Pate) gave me a chance in a tight situation, and I…read more »

Baseball: Summer’s Been Good To Wayne County Post 11 (PHOTO GALLERY)

Baseball: Summer’s Been Good To Wayne County Post 11 (PHOTO GALLERY)

They see each other as rivals during the high school season, but they all share the same passion — baseball. And this summer, Wayne County Post 11 came together as one to have a special season. Wayne County finished the season with a 23-7 record, claimed the Area I East Division regular-season title, and won…read more »

Baseball: Post 11’s Season Comes To An End

Baseball: Post 11’s Season Comes To An End

Down 6-0 after the first inning, Wayne County Post 11 battled hard to come back against Rowan County Post 342. And despite a valiant effort and having the tying run at the plate, Wayne County could not complete the comeback as Rowan County held off Wayne County 7-4, which marked the end of Wayne County’s…read more »

Athlete Of The Week: Will Pennington

Athlete Of The Week: Will Pennington

Will Pennington is having a breakout summer for Wayne County Post 11 and has emerged as one of Post 11’s best pitchers this summer. In 36 innings pitched this summer, Pennington has 5-0 record on the mound, a 0.77 earned run average and has tossed 41 strikeouts. And as evidenced by his phenomenal performance against…read more »

Baseball: Post 11 Walks Off Against Port City

Baseball: Post 11 Walks Off Against Port City

In a must-win game, Wayne County Post 11 bounced back in a big way against Port City Post 545 on Thursday afternoon. Will Pennington pitched six and one-third innings and tossed seven strikeouts as Post 11 held off Port City 7-6. “When you find a way to win, you’re happy with your kids, and that’s…read more »

Baseball: Post 11 Opens State Tournament Against Cherryville Post 100

Baseball: Post 11 Opens State Tournament Against Cherryville Post 100

Playing in its first N.C. Senior American Legion State Tournament since 2014, Wayne County faced off against Cherryville Post 100 in front of hundreds of baseball fans from across the state. Before the game started, Wayne County participated in the opening ceremonies with seven other teams competing in the state tournament. “That was really cool,…read more »

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