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Girls Basketball: Princeton Advances To Regional Round (PHOTO GALLERY)

Girls Basketball: Princeton Advances To Regional Round (PHOTO GALLERY)

Meredith Wooten simply refused to lose. Wooten scored a season-high 32 points, and the Bulldogs bounced Southside, 67-52, from the N.C. High School Athletic Association 1A girls’ basketball playoffs on Saturday evening. Wooten’s incredible game helped the Bulldogs advance to their first regional final since the 1988. Princeton will host Northside-Pinetown, and tip-off is 7…read more »

Football: Princeton Wins Season Opener Against East Duplin (PHOTO GALLERY)

Football: Princeton Wins Season Opener Against East Duplin (PHOTO GALLERY)

Saturday afternoon football can be just as exciting as Friday night football. Up 14-3 at halftime, Princeton watched its lead slip away during the second half. However, down 15-14 with 2:39 left in the fourth quarter, the Bulldogs pulled off a miraculous comeback to beat East Duplin in the season opener for both teams. “It…read more »

Highschool Football Roundup From Friday, February 26th (PHOTO GALLERY)

Highschool Football Roundup From Friday, February 26th (PHOTO GALLERY)

Goldsboro 20, Northside-Jacksonville 19 The Cougars pulled off an amazing victory to open their season. Goldsboro defeated Northside-Jacksonville 20-19 in double overtime on Friday evening. Down 13-0 with 4:48 left in the fourth quarter, Justin Taylor scored a touchdown to cut the Monarchs’ lead down to 13-7. Damon Brown intercepted Northside-Jackonsviles’ quarterback with two minutes…read more »

Highschool Football Roundup From Thursday, February 25th

Highschool Football Roundup From Thursday, February 25th

Rosewood 42, North Johnston 0 Rosewood opened its season with a 42-0 victory against North Johnston on Thursday night. The Eagles flew out to a 22-0 halftime lead and never looked back, and the Eagles played well on both sides of the ball. Avante George led Rosewood’s running game with 120 yards and two touchdowns…read more »

Athletes Of The Week: Mary Archibald

Athletes Of The Week: Mary Archibald

Pinpointing a sport that epitomizes what Mary Archibald, who plays basketball, softball and golf, means to Goldsboro is difficult because they all accurately encapsulate her prowess. In all three sports the senior plays, her consistency sets her apart. Archibald’s leadership, tenacity and skill are on display in every game. “My main sport is basketball,” Archibald…read more »

Athletes Of The Week J.J. Murray

Athletes Of The Week J.J. Murray

It is the end of another hectic basketball season, and Eastern Wayne’s J.J. Murray does not have much time to stop and catch his breath. The senior is jumping from basketball straight into football, which started this week. Last season, Murray rushed for over 1,000 yards and nine touchdowns. He averaged 104.3 yards per game.…read more »

Boys Basketball: WCDS Reaches NCISAA 2A Semifinals (PHOTO GALLERY)

Boys Basketball: WCDS Reaches NCISAA 2A Semifinals (PHOTO GALLERY)

The experience Wayne Country Day gained during its run toward back-to-back state championship game appearances is still paying dividends. Wayne Country Day built up a 10-point halftime lead, and the battle-tested Chargers held off Trinity Academy of Raleigh for an 84-73 win in the quarterfinals of the N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association 2A state playoffs…read more »

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