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Football: Rosewood Upends North Duplin (PHOTO GALLERY)

Football: Rosewood Upends North Duplin (PHOTO GALLERY)

Playing in front of the 1971 Rosewood football team, the 2021 Rosewood football team made sure to put on a show during their 49-21 win against Carolina 1A Conference rival North Duplin on Friday evening. “The 1971 team started it all 50 years ago. They were the first team,” Rosewood head coach Robert Britt said.…read more »

Boys Soccer: WCDS Advances To NCISAA 2A Quarterfinals (PHOTO GALLERY)

Boys Soccer: WCDS Advances To NCISAA 2A Quarterfinals (PHOTO GALLERY)

Wayne Country Day opened the postseason with a 4-1 against John Paul II on Thursday afternoon. Thomas Gurley notched a hat trick, while Anthony Valentine scored one goal and one assist. The Chargers (18-2 overall) advance to face Westchester Country Day in the N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association 2A quarterfinals on Saturday at 2 p.m.…read more »

Athlete Of The Week: Oswaldo Escudero

Athlete Of The Week: Oswaldo Escudero

Oswaldo Escudero is making the most of his final season in a Spring Creek jersey. One of six seniors on the Gators’ roster, Escudero has helped lead the Gators to a 12-2-1 overall record. Escudero is second on the team in goals and third in assists. Escudero said he credits the Gators’ team chemistry for…read more »

Volleyball: C.B. Aycock Falls in QCC Conference Title Game

Volleyball: C.B. Aycock Falls in QCC Conference Title Game

Photo and article from Laieke Abebe Despite being competitive in all three sets, C.B. Aycock could not get over the hump against Hunt. The Golden Falcons were swept by the Warriors, 18-25, 16-25, 24-26 in the Quad County 3a Conference conference tournament title match on Wednesday in Wilson. It’s C.B. Aycock’s third loss of the…read more »

Volleyball: Goldsboro Wins Neuse Six 2A Conference Title (PHOTO GALLERY)

Volleyball: Goldsboro Wins Neuse Six 2A Conference Title (PHOTO GALLERY)

Goldsboro versus Princeton round three more than lived up to the hype. The teams split the regular-season series against each other, and whoever won Wednesday evening’s match in the finals of the Neuse Six 2A Conference tournament would claim the conference title. And with a hard-fought 30-28, 25-17, 19-25, 25-21 victory over the Bulldogs, Goldsboro…read more »

Cross Country: Goldsboro’s Bass Ties School Record (PHOTO GALLERY)

Cross Country: Goldsboro’s Bass Ties School Record (PHOTO GALLERY)

During the season-ending Neuse Six 2A Conference meet at the Bryan Multi-Sports Complex on Wednesday, Goldsboro’s Jay Bass tied the school record for fastest 5K. Bass completed the course in 17 minutes, 40 seconds, which ties the mark set by Bryan Johnson at Mideast Regionals on Oct. 31, 2009. Bass helped the Goldsboro boys finish…read more »

Boys Soccer: Spring Creek Topples Goldsboro On Senior Night (PHOTO GALLERY)

Boys Soccer: Spring Creek Topples Goldsboro On Senior Night (PHOTO GALLERY)

Spring Creek defeated Goldsboro 4-0 on Sept. 30, and history repeated itself on Tuesday when the Gators once again toppled Goldsboro 4-0. “I think we overall performed excellently. I think it was a perfect game,” Spring Creek head coach Miguel Torres said. “I definitely made a message to the boys that this was an important…read more »

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