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Wednesday, August 16, 2017

North Duplin Preview

jhayes@newsargus.com CALYPSO -- His handshake, callus and honest and not long removed from a full day in the employ of one Mr. Kornegay, is the first thing you notice. The voice is next. It's deepish with texture and registers somewhere...

DIGEST -- Wednesday

Boys' soccer Wayne Country Day 9, Grace Christian-Sanford 0 * SANFORD -- Hunter Bryson notched a first-half hat trick (three goals) as Wayne Country Day pounded out a 9-0, mercy-rule win over Grace Christian of Sanford on Tuesday afternoon. Bryson...

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

PREP GOLF: CBA takes 2nd in Invitational

Triton's Katherine Elliott earned medalist honors with a 9-over-par 41 during the Wayne County Invitational contested at Lane Tree Golf Club on Monday afternoon.CBA's Abby Sauls and Cleveland's Darby Reeder shared second place identical nine-hole rounds of 48. North Johnston's...

PREPS DIGEST: JV news

North Duplin volleyball d. Spring Creek 25-8, 25-21 -- North Duplin served 23 aces during its season-opening, straight-set triumph over the Gators. Michaela Jones led the Rebels with seven aces, followed by Gretta Lee with six. Hannah Martin contributed five...

PREP VOLLEYBALL: North Duplin earns 5-set win

North Duplin launched its 2017 campaign with a 17-25, 25-20, 25-21, 27-19, 15-12 triumph over Spring Creek on Monday evening. Taylor Walker pounded out 10 kills for the Rebels. Teammate Alyssa Santos provided nine kills. Callie Thornton and Kenzie Taylor...

GIRLS' TENNIS: Golden Falcons start 2017 with a 'W'

WILSON -- Charles B. Aycock swept the singles courts during a season-opening, 8-1 victory over Corinth-Holders at the Wilson Cup Invitational on Monday afternoon. "Our girls have put in some hard practices and today it paid off," Golden Falcons head...

PREP FOOTBALL: 'ATH' aptly describes Gators ... up to this point

jhayes@newsargus.com SEVEN SPRINGS -- ATH. The designation, used en masse by prep football analysts as a means to classify players without a tried-and-true position, is very much en vogue this fall at Spring Creek. In fact, a perusal of the...

GOLF: Lane Tree LGA

Lou Wilson was the game-of-the-week honoree while competing from the red tees during action at Lane Tree Golf Club. Debbie Edgerton and Nan Jarrell took low net and low putts, respectively. Mary Ann Sutton collected GOW accolades while playing from...

PREP SOCCER: Warriors, Cougars play to 1-1 draw

Freshman Edward Breeze notched the game-tying goal with about five minutes left in regulation to give Goldsboro a season-opening, 1-1 draw against county rival Eastern Wayne on Monday evening. Colin Williams logged the assist. Cougars goalie Matt Lewis recorded 18...

Monday, August 14, 2017

Hawly implements different training course at CBA

PIKEVILLE -- The terminology, scrawled in angular penmanship on a yellow legal pad, reads like an obscure language. There are words and phrases such as goblet squats, DB good-mornings, trap-bar jumps and push presses. On another page, written with the...

Sunday, August 13, 2017

PREP FOOTBALL PREVIEW -- Princeton HS

rcoggins@newsargus.com PRINCETON -- There are no secrets at Princeton this season. One look at the roster tells the tale -- especially on offense, which changed significantly last June. The Bulldogs lost their three-headed monster -- running backs Earl Gibson Jr.,...

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Wayne Country Day stifles Ridgecroft

Wayne Country Day 2, Ridgecroft 0 Wayne Country Day rebounded from a 2-1 loss to Cape Fear Academy earlier this week to post a 2-nil triumph over Ridgecroft on Friday. The Chargers were led by Hunter Bryson and Luis Lopez,...

Friday, August 11, 2017

OUTDOORS -- Marsh column

Mark Twain said everybody complains about the weather but nobody does anything about it. However, there is something anglers can do about it and that is to simply keep fishing despite it. The act of fishing is what brings joy....

PREP FOOTBALL: Jacobs emerges as Wayne Christian's vocal leader

The chapter and verse of Cole Jacobs is ... different. He illustrates such at the outset of warmups on Tuesday when first-year Wayne Christian varsity football coach Brad Matthews gives an unpopular directive to his players. "Hills," he says.  A...

BOYS' SOCCER: Wayne Country Day falls in season opener

Hunter Bryson converted a second-half penalty kick as Wayne Country Day fell to 2-1 to Cape Fear Academy in opening-round play of the 2017 Charger Cup. "Great competition to start our season off against a tough opponent," Chargers head coach...

PREP VOLLEYBALL: Charger spikers start Cup quest today

By RUDY COGGINS rcoggins@newsargus.com Coming off its first postseason appearance since 2012, the Wayne Country Day girls' volleyball team enters 2017 with plenty of confidence. That self-assurance -- disguised as a slight swagger ... maybe -- will get tested this...

FOOTBALL PREVIEW -- Wayne Christian

jhayes@newsargus.com The chapter and verse of Cole Jacobs is ... different. He illustrates such at the outset of warmups when first-year Wayne Christian varsity football coach Brad Matthews gives an unpopular directive to his players. "Hills," he says. A handful...

DIGEST -- Friday

Hunter Bryson converted a second-half penalty kick as Wayne Country Day fell to 2-1 to Cape Fear Academy in opening-round play of the 2017 Charger Cup. "Great competition to start our season off against a tough opponent," Chargers head coach...

CHARGER CUP -- WCDS VB

rcoggins@newsargus.com Coming off its first postseason appearance since 2012, the Wayne Country Day girls' volleyball team enters 2017 with plenty of confidence. That self-assurance -- disguised as a slight swagger ... maybe -- will get tested this weekend during the...