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Princeton rushing attack rebounds against East Carteret

Princeton offensive lineman Hinton Cox (65) escorts ballcarrier Jaydon Brooks and fellow back Blake Raynor (10) to an open running lane in a 62-7 win over East Carteret at home on Thursday night. The combination of the offensive line and running backs proved to be a lethal one for the Mariners, as the Bulldogs rushed for nine touchdowns and 581 yards to advance out of the first round of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association 1-AA playoffs.
PRINCETON — Princeton High did not take last week’s 1-A Carolina Conference loss to Rosewood lightly and took out its frustrations by punishing East Carteret, 62-7, in the first round of …
School Sports
From left to right, Corinth Holders baseball players Nick Tyler, Landon Ginn, Tanner Smith, Ty Cummings, Gabe Brewington and Matt Kelley all signed their national letters of intent together during a ceremony held at the school Wednesday.

Corinth Holders hosts signing day for 10 athletes

WENDELL —  Ten Corinth Holders senior athletes across four sports made their college plans official by signing national letters of intent to play at the next level during a ceremony …
Smithfield-Selma's Elijah Weir (5) stepped in as point guard late last season when the team became saddled with injuries and proved he was ready for a bigger role. Returning as a senior, the Spartans' offense is expected to run out of Weir's hands this season as the team focuses on playing hard, rebounding and playing tough defense.

SSS driven by 'non-negotiables'

SMITHFIELD — Smith eld-Selma head basketball coach Matt Cuddington hasn’t set many expectations for his team in the upcoming season. “As far as expectations for wins and …
Pro Sports
Cameron Murray, right, stands next to his sister Olivia Murray after the two siblings came in first and second in the Bandolero feature on Saturday night at Southern National Motorsports Park. Cameron Murray started racing two years ago and his sister competed in only her 10th race on Championship Night in Lucama.

A rare sibling rivalry

Olivia Murray first found an outlet for her competitiveness in dance.  Only there’s a problem with the sport of choreography and calculated movement: Dancing has never pitted the …
UNC Notebook
Anthony lives up to hype for Tar Heels

If you thought the preseason hype for freshman superstar Cole Anthony might be too much to live up to, Anthony has only worn the blue of Carolina for two games and he’s already accomplished …

NC State Notebook
Bates fills role for Wolfpack

In the past two seasons under Kevin Keatts, N.C. State has played the type of defense that lends itself to allowing high-shooting percentages from the opposition. The Wolfpack may have finally …

Duke Notebook
No. 2 Blue Devils testing out early lineup combos

DURHAM — Duke’s third starting lineup three games into the basketball season resulted in Tuesday’s 105-57 romp over Central Arkansas, but head coach Mike Krzyzewski cautioned not to …

ECU Notebook
Big night for Pirates’ offense in loss to No. 17 Cincy

East Carolina’s offensive explosion in this past weekend’s 46-43 loss to Cincinnati came as a shock to nearly everyone. After sputtering for much of the season when it came to moving …