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Category Archives: Sports

C.B. Aycock Wrestlers Win James Johnson Award (PHOTO GALLERY)

C.B. Aycock Wrestlers Win James Johnson Award (PHOTO GALLERY)

The long-awaited moment finally arrived for C.B. Aycock wrestlers Tyler Hughes and Christian Decatur. Months after finishing their senior seasons undefeated — and winning individual state champions — the pair received their state championship rings and the James Johnson Award over the weekend from The TakeDown Report. The James Johnson award is given to the…read more »

Bruce Zimmerman Makes His MLB Debut

Bruce Zimmerman Makes His MLB Debut

From UMO Media Relations BALTIMORE, Maryland — Former University of Mount Olive baseball player Bruce Zimmermann made his Major League debut Thursday night, starting game two for the Baltimore Orioles inside the friendly walls of Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore, Md. Zimmermann pitched three complete innings, but they would be ones he would never forget. Zimmermann, a…read more »

Athletes Of The Week: Annie Foery

Athletes Of The Week: Annie Foery

If a person were to look up the word teammate in the dictionary, they would find a picture of Annie Foery. The senior, who plays volleyball and softball for Goldsboro, loves playing sports, but she loves spending time with and supporting her teammates even more. For her dedication to her teammates, Foery was named this…read more »

Athletes Of The Week: Prophet DeVaughn

Athletes Of The Week: Prophet DeVaughn

All outstanding student-athletes can perform well inside and outside the classroom. Goldsboro senior Prophet DeVaughn is a student-athlete who can handle pressure and deliver in the clutch inside and outside the classroom. DeVaughn, who swims and runs cross country, currently has a 4.0-grade point average and was named MVP of the Goldsboro swim team last…read more »

Wayne Country Day Wins Its Home Opener (PHOTO GALLERY)

Wayne Country Day Wins Its Home Opener (PHOTO GALLERY)

Despite losing six seniors from a stellar 2020 campaign, the Wayne Country Day Chargers hope to make another run in the North Carolina Independent Schools Athletic Association 2A volleyball playoffs this fall. The season got off to a rocky start when the Chargers dropped their season opener against John Paul II on Monday. So, the…read more »

Wayne Christian topples Liberty Christian in season opener

Wayne Christian topples Liberty Christian in season opener

On Monday, Wayne Christian opened its season with a thrilling five-set victory against Liberty Christian. The Eagles won the game 22-25, 25-22, 26-28, 25-21, 15-8. Brianna Verme led the Eagles with 12 aces, 12 assists and four kills. Maddy Sutton contributed five kills, while Sarah Vinson had four kills. Lauren Mitchell served 10 aces and…read more »

UMO’s Exercise Science Lab Is Impactful For Students And Graduates

UMO’s Exercise Science Lab Is Impactful For Students And Graduates

From UMO Media Relations MOUNT OLIVE – When the University of Mount Olive Associate Professor of Exercise Science Dr. Mark Deaton was hired in 2013, it became his mission to establish an exercise science lab at the University. He envisioned a lab that would not only serve the obvious needs of the University’s program majors,…read more »

Athletes of the Week: Allecia Langdon

Athletes of the Week: Allecia Langdon

Rosewood senior Allecia Langdon loves to play sports so much that it is practically in her blood. And like most student-athletes, Langdon struggled when sports were taken away from her last spring because of the COVID-19 pandemic. A junior at the time, Langdon and the Eagles played three games before the season was taken away.…read more »

Athletes of the Week: Will Harris

Athletes of the Week: Will Harris

Rosewood senior Will Harris always “brings the juice” on and off the field. The talented student-athlete plays baseball and football at Rosewood High School. By Harris’ sophomore season, he knew he had found a passion for both sports, which he had played for years. Still, Harris feels most comfortable on the baseball diamond field, which…read more »

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