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Coaches discuss practice changes

The new offseason football workout schedule put together by the North Carolina High School Athletic Association has been met with mixed reviews from some Pitt County coaches.

  • North State takes title

    Greenville North State’s 9-10-year-old All-Stars captured the Little League District 4 championship on Saturday with a 7-3 win over Rocky Mount American.

  • Peele: Pinner leaving GCC

    Brady Pinner, who has served as the head professional at Greenville Country Club for more than 20 years, has decided to leave that position.

  • Pirate coach reflects, looks ahead

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  • Busch wants grass removed

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  • Taylor triumphs again

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ECU

Lebo relishes hoops camps

Whether they are small children just learning the game or high school stars fine-tuning their talents before beginning college careers, participants in East Carolina coach Jeff Lebo’s camps have every opportunity to get their money’s worth.

  • Lebo discusses NCAA rules

    Recent NCAA basketball rules changes were put into place in the interest of increasing scoring and revving up the pace of play.

  • Wright, Warren battle in B'more

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  • Heston falls to D-backs

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  • From World Cup to Greenville

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  • Oliver era begins at ECU

    Courtney Oliver was intrigued by the vacant East Carolina softball head coaching position in 2012, but she felt she wasn’t ready for the job.

Turner takes leading role

CHAPEL HILL — The way coach Larry Fedora sees it, Landon Turner is the perfect leader for North Carolina’s offensive line.

  • Krzyzewski gets Lapchick Award

    NEW YORK — More honors for a couple of Coach Ks.

  • ’Pack linebacker ready for impact

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  • UNC AD: Case ‘overshadowed’ team success

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  • USBWA creating Smith award

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  • Cavs deadlock CWS

    The Associated PressOMAHA, Neb. — Surprise Virginia starter Adam Haseley and Josh Sborz combined on a shutout, senior utility man Thomas Woodruff drove in two runs and the Cavaliers defeated Vanderbilt 3-0 on Tuesday night to force a winner-take-all game in the College World Series.

Coaches discuss practice changes

The new offseason football workout schedule put together by the North Carolina High School Athletic Association has been met with mixed reviews from some Pitt County coaches.

  • Gilbert headed to Mid-Atlantic Christian

    Kamiah Gilbert wasn’t sure why, but during the recent J.H. Rose graduation ceremony, she thought back to her freshman year with the Rampants.

  • Pitcher of the Year: Tyler Sutton

    After his junior year for North Pitt, Tyler Sutton was presented with a challenge.

  • Hitter of the Year: Bryant Packard

    It is hard to decide on a favorite home run when you have so many to choose from, as Bryant Packard can attest.

  • Coach of the Year: Jason Mills

    All the success the D.H. Conley baseball team experienced this past season felt like a year too soon.

  • All-Pitt County baseball team

    First Team Bryant Packard, D.H. Conley — Hitter of the Year. Tyler Sutton, North Pitt — Pitcher of the Year.

Serena sets up showdown with Venus

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  • Woods shoots season-low 66

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  • Four suspended for PED use

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  • NBA stars make big money moves

    Kevin Love has unfinished business in Cleveland and Tyson Chandler will be conducting his in Phoenix.

  • American women fare well at Wimbledon

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  • Watson prevails in playoff

    CROMWELL, Conn. — Bubba Watson is hard to beat in a playoff.

Busch wants grass removed

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Kyle Busch has become the unwitting poster boy for NASCAR safety improvements.It’s not a role he wanted.

  • ISC boss in search of safer Daytona

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — NASCAR’s most famous race track is seemingly safer and possibly more politically correct as the series returned to its birthplace Friday.

  • NASCAR united on flag issue

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — NASCAR’s national series tracks announced Thursday that they are asking fans to refrain from displaying the Confederate flag at races following the deadly attack at a South Carolina church two weeks ago.

  • Kyle Busch wins at Sonoma

    SONOMA, Calif. — After two practice sessions at Sonoma Raceway, Kyle Busch spent an evening icing his surgically repaired left foot.

  • Stewart struggling during slump

    SONOMA, Calif. — Tony Stewart spent a rare week off traveling across Ohio as the hands-on owner of a sprint car series.

  • Allmendinger in need of win

    SONOMA, Calif. — AJ Allmendinger said he knows the stakes on Sunday: Win on the road course at Sonoma Raceway and he earns a spot in NASCAR’s championship race.

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