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Friday, July 25, 2014

Smith, Joyner provide offensive spark heading to state tournament

aetzler@newsargus.com Garrett Joyner watches as his teammate Zack Smith launches a ball over the right centerfield fence at Southern Wayne High School. "Bet you can't hit (that car)," Joyner says before Zack's next round of hacks. "Yeah I can," Smith...

Post 11 had simple formula to win title

rcoggins@newsargus.com LEXINGTON -- Have fun. Play hard. Block out the distractions. It's a simple message third-year Wayne County Post 11 head coach Jason Sherrer has given to his team in recent days. Now, the execution of those reminders are in...

Johnson narrowly escapes injury before state tournament

aetzler@newsargus.com It's often said that baseball is a game of inches. An inch here or an inch there can mean the difference in a strikeout or a walk. An inch here or an inch there can mean the difference in...

Monday, July 21, 2014

Post 11 Garner

By ALLEN ETZLER aetzler@newsargus.com After hitting the ball off the end of the bat for a fly out in an earlier at-bat, Ryan Faucette knew he didn't miss extra bases by much. Then, when Garner Post 232 pitcher Dillon...

Williams Pulls out of East-West All-Star game

From Staff ReportsCharles B. aycock alum Michael williams has pulled out of the North Carolina East-West All-star due to personal/family  issues. The game kicks off tonight and is the first of three games in the East-West all-star game festivities this week. Soccer...

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Area I Finals: Garner takes Game 1 from Wayne County

rcoggins@newsargus.com DUDLEY -- Garner Post 232 did what no other team has done this season -- beat Wayne County Post 11 for a second time on its home diamond. N.C. State signee Jordan Bissette and southpaw Brighton Hudson combined for...

So long, Howard -- Hunt leaving Southern Wayne CC on Wednesday

rcoggins@newsargus.com MOUNT OLIVE -- Sit back and get ready to read a tale. It will tickle your funny bone, but give you an idea about a laidback individual who took a blue-collar golf club and made it his own for...

Area trio to appear in East-West All-Star games

By ALLEN ETZLER aetzler@newsargus.com Charles B. Aycock alum Michael Williams didn't know what to expect when he got called into Tod Morgan's office in June. But when he found out he'd get the chance to showcase his skills in...