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Men’s Basketball: UMO Falls To Virginia State University On The Opening Night Of The Mount Olive Pickle Classic

Men’s Basketball: UMO Falls To Virginia State University On The Opening Night Of The Mount Olive Pickle Classic

The University of Mount Olive men’s basketball team fell short to the Trojans of Virginia State University 99-95 on Friday on the first day of the 56th Annual Mt. Olive Pickle Classic. This loss takes the Trojans to 0-3 overall.  INSIDE THE SCOREMount Olive took a three-point deficit to open up the contest down 6-3 with 18:06 left in the half. The…read more »

Athlete Of The Week: Aaron Zamora

Athlete Of The Week: Aaron Zamora

Rosewood recently wrapped up a historic season on the soccer pitch, and Aaron Zamora was a big part of the Eagles’ success. The sophomore scored a team-high 31 goals and dished out 11 assists. Rosewood finished the season with a 21-1-2 overall record, won a conference title for the first time in 19 years, and…read more »

Goldsboro’s Brown Headed To Queens University

Goldsboro’s Brown Headed To Queens University

Surrounded by family and friends at the East Carolina Junior Volleyball Club in Greenville, Hallie Brown made her college decision official. The senior signed a national letter of intent to play volleyball at Queens University of Charlotte. “It’s a feeling of relief just knowing that I know where I’m going,” Brown said. “I’m just relived,…read more »

Jeff Eisen To Retire From UMO Athletics In December

Jeff Eisen To Retire From UMO Athletics In December

University of Mount Olive Vice President for Athletics Jeff Eisen has announced that he will retire on December 31, 2021. His career in collegiate athletics administration spans over 34 years, 16 of which have been at the University of Mount Olive. In 2005, Eisen was hired as Mount Olive’s Director of Athletics. Ten years later…read more »

Wayne Christian’s Verme Headed To UMO

Wayne Christian’s Verme Headed To UMO

At the end of the school year, Brianna Verme’s time in a Wayne Christian School jersey will come to an end. But she won’t have to travel very far to find a new home for the next four years. Verme recently signed a national letter of intent to play softball at the University of Mount…read more »

Wayne Christian’s Fox Signs With UNC-Chapel Hill

Wayne Christian’s Fox Signs With UNC-Chapel Hill

It seemed surreal as Caroline Fox filled signed on the dotted line. At the end of the school year, she will graduate from Wayne Christian and officially end her high school athletic career. But it is only just beginning for the senior, who was second in the state in RBIs as a junior. Fox signed…read more »

Football: Princeton Reaches Third Round For First Time In Gaster Era

Football: Princeton Reaches Third Round For First Time In Gaster Era

Photos and article from Kai Jones Princeton is onto the third round of the N.C. High School Athletic Association 2A playoffs for the first time since 2014 after defeating Kinston, 41-31, Friday night in Princeton.  This is the first time in the Gaster era that Princeton has made it to the third round. The seventh-year…read more »

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