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Guns blazing

One false step. One slither of an opening. That’s all the license the Hunt High varsity boys soccer team requires to launch missives at the opposing net from long distances. Seniors Cooper Dean and Jose Anguiano were the latest …

Patient Fike rallies past Gryphons, 4-2

Patience promoted production for a Fike High varsity boys soccer team that erupted for four second-half goals in posting a 4-2 triumph against visiting Rocky Mount in its twice-delayed 3-A Big East Conference opener Monday night. The Golden …

Between Fridays Notebook

Bruins give Johnson rare win over Hunt

With last Friday night’s thriller, the Beddingfield High varsity football team defeated archrival Hunt for just the ninth time in 41 meetings. However, history will reflect that Bruins head coach Tyrone Johnson, who will retire at the end …
Week 6’s Finest

JOSEPH PENDER, Beddingfield — Shook off a pair of interceptions to connect on 7 of 18 passes for 112 yards and two touchdowns. The 5-foot-10, 155-pound senior quarterback fired TD passes of 9 and 45 yards. The 45-yarder with 4 minutes, 30 …

School Sports
Lady Knights get past Faith Christian in 4 sets

ROCKY MOUNT ­— Greenfield picked up a nonconference varsity volleyball win in four sets Monday at Faith Christian 25-20, 23-25, 25-21, 25-22. The Lady Knights (7-9) were led at the net by Sumer Hassan with eight kills while Anna-Merritt …

Area Calendar Sept. 27-28

Fike aces SSS in 3 sets

CBA 2nd in ECC match

Junior varsity roundup

CCS loses at Pope John Paul II

Fike’s Lewis paces Wilson runners in Pirate Invitational

Lady Bruins dominate SWE 8-1

Middle school roundup

College Sports

Bulldogs blanked 1-0 by SWU

The Barton College men’s soccer team remains in search of its first NCAA Division II Conferences Carolina 2016 triumph after dropping a 1-0 decision to Southern Wesleyan University on Saturday afternoon at the Barton College Outdoor Athletics …

Pro Sports
‘A Night of Pro Boxing’ postponed

A pair of local fighters will now have to wait more than a month to step back into the ring. Saturday’s regularly-scheduled “A Night of Pro Boxing” at Recreation Park Community Center has been postponed until Saturday, Oct. …

Community Sports

Wilson Parks and Rec Little Demons launch ENCFL play

The Wilson Parks and Recreation Department varsity youth tackle football team kicked off its season in the Eastern North Carolina Football League on Sept. 10 with a 42-18 loss at Rocky Mount before falling last Saturday 25-6 at at SouthWest …

Student-athlete of the week

Thomas Law Attorneys Student-Athlete of the Week: Tiwan Woodard, Beddingfield High

Tiwan Woodard had back-to-back personal-best times for the Beddingfield High boys cross-country team last week, making him this week’s Thomas Law Attorneys Student-Athlete of the Week. Tiwan, a junior, helped the Bruins win their second …