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Football: Princeton held scoreless in second half, eliminated from 1AA playoffs

Football: Princeton held scoreless in second half, eliminated from 1AA playoffs

Written by Laieke Abebe    An excellent season from Princeton came to an abrupt end on Friday evening. Despite leading at halftime, the fifth-seeded Bulldogs bowed out of the 1-AA state playoffs in 39-28 road loss to fourth seed John A. Holmes.  “I thought we made good adjustments throughout the second half,” Princeton head coach…read more »

C.B. Aycock’s Parrish Signs With UMO

C.B. Aycock’s Parrish Signs With UMO

Katlyn Parrish is a fundamentally sound basketball player who can do it all on the court. During her four years in a Golden Falcon’s jersey, Parrish has worked hard on and off the court. And her hard work has not gone unobserved — especially by the University of Mount Olive. On Friday afternoon, Parrish signed…read more »

Football: Rosewood’s Season Comes To An End (PHOTO GALLERY)

Football: Rosewood’s Season Comes To An End (PHOTO GALLERY)

Next season started for Rosewood’s football team as it knelt to listen to head coach Robert Britt during its post-game huddle on Friday evening. The Eagles had just lost to Northside-Pinetown, 35-34, in the first round of the N.C. High School Athletic Association 1A playoffs. Though the road to the championship ended, Britt said this…read more »

Baseball: WCDS Holds Off Kerr-Vance Academy (PHOTO GALLERY)

Baseball: WCDS Holds Off Kerr-Vance Academy (PHOTO GALLERY)

It is nearly impossible to win a baseball singlehandedly, but Everett Johnson almost did the impossible on Thursday afternoon for Wayne Country Day. In the Chargers’ 3-2 victory against Kerr-Vance Academy, Johnson went 2-2 from the plate with a home run and an RBI, pitched two and one-third innings of relief, and scored the game-winning…read more »

Athletes Of The Week: Jack Wisniewski

Athletes Of The Week: Jack Wisniewski

Jack Wisniewski has always considered himself a good swimmer, capable of working hard outside of the pool so that he can outswim people in the pool. Wisniewski, who is homeschooled and is dual-enrolled at Wayne Community College, is one of the top swimmers in Wayne County, but he is always trying to become a faster…read more »

Athletes Of The Week: Brittney Butts

Athletes Of The Week: Brittney Butts

Brittney Butts is a versatile and talented student-athlete who does whatever it takes to help her team win. A junior, Butts has helped the Eagles have successful seasons in multiple sports. The Eagles had a 15-4 overall record on the basketball court and reached the third round of the NCISAA 1A playoffs. Butts did it…read more »

Girls Soccer: Goldsboro Picks Up A Win Over James Kenan (PHOTO GALLERY)

Girls Soccer: Goldsboro Picks Up A Win Over James Kenan (PHOTO GALLERY)

On Monday, Goldsboro defeated James Kenan 5-4 in double overtime. And on Wednesday evening, Goldsboro once again proved too tough for the Tigers to defend. Goldsboro swept the regular-season series from James Kenan with a 4-0 win on Wednesday night. Adriana Davis, Hallie Hancock, Mills Hancock, and Erin Barnett each scored one goal for the…read more »

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