WHITEVILLE, NC (WWAY) -- Whiteville High will open the 2014 football season with high expectations. Luke Little's team hopes to be able to improve on their sensational 2013 campaign. "Hopefully we can continue what we did last year. We want to play physical, solid, assignment football," Little told us. "We have 96 kids out right now. That's a lot for a 1-A school. We have about 650 kids, with about 300 males. You have almost 100 playing and that's a good thing. I just hope we can continue what we started last year with em."
Whiteville opens the 2014 with North Brunswick in Leland on August 22.
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Note: Whiteville grad Michael Wright held Durham hitless through 8 2/3 before giving up an double on Thursday. 5-2 win for Wright over Durham Bulls. Wright pitches for Orioles AAA Norfolk Tides.
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GIRLS VOLLEYBALL EAST DUPLIN 3 - WALLACE-ROSE HILL 0
GIRLS VOLLEYBALL JACKSONVILLE 3 - ASHLEY 0
GIRLS VOLLEYBALL PENDER 3 - WEST BRUNSWICK 0
GIRLS VOLLEYBALL LEJEUNE 3 - NORTH DUPLIN 2
MATCH WAS STOPPED TWICE DUE TO FIRE ALARM GOING OFF