Eagles, Aces want to shed soft labels

Edenton football coach Jim Collins has heard enough of the talk about Northeastern Coastal Conference football being soft.

Winning Effort: Vikings roll in crosstown matchup

With Elizabeth City State ahead by as many as 47 points in the second half, Mid-Atlantic Christian coach Neal Alligood wasn’t going to sulk or get on his players.

No ragin’ Ragin: MACU senior finds maturity on the court

The Questen Shake is no more.

  • MACU comes up short in Bible College NIT final

    Mid-Atlantic Christian’s late-season surge propelled it into the Bible College NIT title game, but the Mustangs weren’t able to pull off one more upset.

  • Mid-Atlantic men take two in winning weekend

    The Mid-Atlantic Christian men’s basketball team followed up a Friday win against Christendom with its first-ever victory against Johnson & Wales in an 83-80 result on Saturday.

  • Chowan tames visiting Mustangs

    MURFREESBORO — The Mid-Atlantic Christian men’s basketball team picked up a late addition on its schedule in a road game at Division II Chowan Thursday night.

  • Depth catching up to Lady Mustangs

    They’re the walking wounded, and are providing a solid effort, but a lack of depth is taking its toll on Mid-Atlantic Christian’s women’s basketball team.

  • Battling Bishops pull away from MACU in win

    N.C. Wesleyan broke open a close game at the half and raced to a 91-50 win Saturday over visiting Mid-Atlantic Christian.

Playoff purpose: For Eagles, Aces, Bruins, reasons to believe

For the three area football teams remaining in the in the postseason, each will have a particular purpose going into tonight’s games.

Walks To Remember: Patience at plate pays for Placzek

EDENTON — If batting average were the sole value of a leadoff hitter, Jake Placzek would have been replaced long ago.

  • Strong pitching carries Edenton

    Manny Arciniega allowed an early unearned run but nothing else in seven innings, and Edenton scored twice in both the third and seventh innings on its way to a 4-1 win over Wilmington on Friday.

  • Steamers drop game before All-Star break

    HAMPTON, Va. — The Edenton Steamers drew even in back-to-back games with Peninsula, beating the Pilots at home Friday before a 5-4 loss in 10 innings on Saturday night.

  • Pitching lifts Steamers over rival Peninsula

    EDENTON — Between quality pitching performances from Coastal Plain League All-Stars Gunnar Kines and Josh Roeder, the Edenton Steamers survived some shaky middle relief and defeated East Division rival Peninsula 3-2 on Friday.

  • Steamers use 16-hit barrage to top Ashboro

    ASHEBORO — Edenton pounded out 16 hits and got three RBIs from both Orlando Olivera and Dakota Wix in a 9-6 win at Asheboro on Tuesday.

  • Errors doom Steamers, fall to Tobs

    EDENTON — A host of errors kept the Edenton Steamers from a win at Hicks Field on Saturday night, losing to Wilson 8-5.