Sports

Smith: Saints have to figure it out

DUDLEY – Where is that 5-0 team? Southern Wayne head boys’ basketball coach Dwight Sutton is scratching his noggin’ and asking himself the same question after a 76-48 loss to reigning 4-A …

UMO men surpass century mark against Bobcats

A solid week of practice paid a big dividend Saturday afternoon. Not to mention a confidence boost and a result that undoubtedly caught the attention of Conference Carolinas opponents. Darius …

Second quarter dooms Spring Creek

SEVEN SPRINGS – Crouched on the sideline, Taylor Jones watched helplessly as Spring Creek struggled to score against East Duplin in the second quarter. In a matter of seconds, a scant one-point …

Rebels drop league contests to Rosewood

GOLDSBORO – The best remedy for a loss? Correct the mistakes in practice and seek redemption against your next opponent. North Duplin’s varsity basketball teams face that task after falling …

Trojan women come alive after halftime

Lees-McRae hardly resembled a four-win team Saturday afternoon. The youth-ladened Bobcats out-toughed, played harder, played confident and stronger with the ball. Yet, somehow, the University …