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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 »

Softball: Wayne County Finishes Season As State Runners-up (PHOTO GALLERY)

Softball: Wayne County Finishes Season As State Runners-up (PHOTO GALLERY)

Wayne County Post 11’s incredible season came to an end in the N.C. American Legion Fast Pitch Softball State championship game. Post 11 won an elimination game 7-3 against Robeson Post 5 before facing off against Davidson Post 8 in the championship game. In a back-and-forth game, Wayne County fought hard, but Davidson escaped with…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 »

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 »

Softball: Post 11 Advances To State Tournament For First Time

Softball: Post 11 Advances To State Tournament For First Time

Article and photos from Laieke Abebe Wayne County Post 11 softball completed their dominant run through Area 1 East play with a championship on Tuesday evening. Post 11 completed the sweep of the Area 1 East championship with an 11-2 victory over Johnston County Post 109 in Benson. After losing in the winner-take-all contest two…read more »

Baseball: Post 11 Competes In Palmetto Invitational (PHOTO GALLERY)

Baseball: Post 11 Competes In Palmetto Invitational (PHOTO GALLERY)

Over the weekend, Wayne County Post 11 competed in the Palmetto Legion Invitational Tournament. The invitational featured teams from North Carolina (Wayne County), South Carolina (Florence Post 1, Horry Post 111, Chesterfield Post 74, Murrells Inlet Post 178), and Ohio (Beverly-Lowell Post 389, Ottowa Post 63, Greenville Post 140). Wayne County played four games in…read more »

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