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Softball: Wayne Christian Advances To State Championship Series

Softball: Wayne Christian Advances To State Championship Series

Wayne Christian flew over Freedom Christian Academy 18-1 on Tuesday afternoon to advance to the N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association 2A state championship series. The Eagles (18-0 overall) will face Rocky Mount Academy (9-2) in the state championship series. Game one will take place on Friday at 5 p.m. and game two will be on Saturday…read more »

Local Athletes Named To ENCFCA Spring 2021 All-Area Team

Local Athletes Named To ENCFCA Spring 2021 All-Area Team

Rosewood’s Avante George and Eastern Wayne’s Jaikwez Woresly were recently named to the Eastern N.C. Football Coaches Association Spring 2021 All-Area Team. George was named to 1A/2A team, while Woresly was named to the 3A/4A team. George rushed for 1,124 yards and 15 touchdowns this season. Woresly had 77 tackles, 17 tackles for a loss and nine sacks this…read more »

Baseball: Goldsboro Sweeps Regular-season Series Against Spring Creek (PHOTO GALLERY)

Baseball: Goldsboro Sweeps Regular-season Series Against Spring Creek (PHOTO GALLERY)

Goldsboro swept the regular-season series against Spring Creek with a 14-4 victory on Tuesday afternoon. With the win, Goldsboro improves its record to 3-1, while Spring Creek drops to 1-3. “We got on top, and we didn’t get behind,” Goldsboro head coach Danny Merritt said. “Offensively, we’re making things happen and generating runs.” Goldsboro scored…read more »

Girls Tennis: C.B. Aycock Defeats Greene Central (PHOTO GALLERY)

Girls Tennis: C.B. Aycock Defeats Greene Central (PHOTO GALLERY)

On Monday, C.B. Aycock won a tough match against Greene Central. Three of the singles matches were decided by a tiebreaker, but in the end, the Golden Falcons played hard to get the win. Singles 1. Karlyn Ray vs. McKinsey Harper 6-4 3-6(10-7) 2. McKenzie Millard vs. Kristen Colie 6-1 5-7(10-8) 3. Laney Reeves vs.…read more »

WCUSC’ U17 Boys Play In N.C. Presidents State Cup

WCUSC’ U17 Boys Play In N.C. Presidents State Cup

Wayne County United Soccer Club’s U17 boys played in the N.C. Presidents State Cup over the weekend in Statesville. WCUSC played three teams from the Charlotte area and won all three matches. The team only conceded two goals and scored 16 to top the bracket and make it to the Final Four in a couple of weeks. The…read more »

Boys Tennis: C.B. Aycock’s Rodriquez Headed To State Tournament

Boys Tennis: C.B. Aycock’s Rodriquez Headed To State Tournament

On Monday, C.B. Aycock’s James Rodriquez played in the men’s eastern regional tournament for seeding to the NCHSAA state tournament. Rodriquez won two matches on Saturday to reach the regional tournament. Rodriquez won his first match on Monday against Wilson Fike but lost his second match to Clayton. Rodriquez will go to the state tournament…read more »

Baseball: WCDS Dominates John Paul II To Reach NCISAA 2A Semifinals (PHOTO GALLERY)

Baseball: WCDS Dominates John Paul II To Reach NCISAA 2A Semifinals (PHOTO GALLERY)

Garrett Moffett mashed a three-run home run, while Guyler Netchaeff, Everett Johnson, and Drew Spencer each had three RBIs during Wayne Country Day’s 18-0 victory over John Paul II in the N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association 2A quarterfinals on Saturday afternoon. The Chargers (16-1 overall) entertain Caldwell Academy (12-7) in the NCISAA 2A semifinals at…read more »

Girls Golf: Rosewood’s Lewis Headed To State Championship

Girls Golf: Rosewood’s Lewis Headed To State Championship

Lexi Lewis, a junior at Rosewood High School was the 1A Carolina Conference women’s golf champion. Lewis, the daughter of Reed and Melissa Lewis, was the medalist in every conference match this season, and she represented the conference at the North Carolina 1A /2A Eastern Regional and finished in fifth place by shooting an 86 at…read more »

Baseball: WCDS Advances To NCISAA Quarterfinals (PHOTO GALLERY)

Baseball: WCDS Advances To NCISAA Quarterfinals (PHOTO GALLERY)

Playing in its first game in seven days, Wayne Country Day quickly shook off the rust during its second-round playoff game against Village Christian Academy. The Chargers scored nine runs in the first inning and dominated the Knights 16-0 on Thursday. Wayne Country Day advances to face John Paul II in the N.C. Independent Schools…read more »

West Hired As New Southern Wayne Head Varsity Boys’ Coach

West Hired As New Southern Wayne Head Varsity Boys’ Coach

Welcome home, coach. With his family standing outside Southern Wayne’s new gymnasium, Brian West was introduced as the new head varsity basketball coach. He replaces Dwight Smith, who stepped down upon the conclusion of this past season. West grew up in Mount Olive and played basketball at Brogden Middle School and Mount Olive middle school.…read more »

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