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Category Archives: Sports

Volleyball: C.B. Aycock Defeats Eastern Wayne On Senior Night (PHOTO GALLERY)

Volleyball: C.B. Aycock Defeats Eastern Wayne On Senior Night (PHOTO GALLERY)

C.B. Aycock used the emotion of senior night for a 25-14, 25-14, 25-7 win over Eastern Carolina 3A/4A Conference rival Eastern Wayne on Thursday night. The victory snapped the Golden Falcons’ seven-game skid, and seniors Abbey Thomas, Audrey Dail, Kaitlyn Smith and Mia Bolechowski won their final game in a Golden Falcons jersey. Following a…read more »

Athletes Of The Week: Jaylee Amy

Athletes Of The Week: Jaylee Amy

Jaylee Amy takes pride in pushing herself to help Rosewood’s cross country team thrive. The blend of grinding both individually and as a team makes the journey worthwhile for the junior, and she appreciates getting to do the sport she loves with people she loves. For her hard work and dedication, she is this week’s…read more »

Athletes Of The Week: Jay Bass

Athletes Of The Week: Jay Bass

Goldsboro’s Jay Bass started to fall in love with running in the sixth grade. He competed in a 5k race, which he completed in 24 minutes. Delighted by his time, Bass quickly realized he had a knack for running. “I felt very accomplished, and that’s where my love of running distance really came from,” Bass…read more »

Cross Country: Rosewood Boys And Girls Each Finish In First Place

Cross Country: Rosewood Boys And Girls Each Finish In First Place

Chilly temperatures didn’t alter the recurring theme of the Carolina 1A Conference cross country season. On Wednesday afternoon, Rosewood’s boys and girls continued their respective strong seasons in the season-ending conference championship meet held at Lakewood Country Club. The Eagles placed five boys in the top 10 and finished with a team score of 20.…read more »

Local Athletes Compete In All-American Classic

Local Athletes Compete In All-American Classic

Over the weekend, Rosewood’s Avante George and C.B. Aycock’s Turner Bass competed in the All-American Classic held in Orlando, Florida. The All-American Classic is an all-star game for high school seniors that is played annually in Orlando. The game is meant to showcase the top high school seniors from around the country, and college scouts…read more »

Athletes Of The Week: Jayquan Curry

Athletes Of The Week: Jayquan Curry

Jayquan Curry is known primarily as a basketball player, but that sport does not tell the full story of just how unique and versatile an athlete Curry is. Entering high school, Curry did not think about playing football, but his friends convinced him to join Wayne Christian’s eight-man football team. And during his sophomore season,…read more »

Athletes Of The Week: Brianna Verme

Athletes Of The Week: Brianna Verme

When Brianna Verme started playing sports in high school, she did not envision herself one day leading the team. Of course, she had dreams of blossoming into a key contributor on the field, but she was not sure she would ever thrive as a softball player. Now, two years later, Verme has done just that.…read more »

Athletes Of The Week: Vante Hutcherson

Athletes Of The Week: Vante Hutcherson

When Vante Hutcherson injured his back last season, he could have shut down and stopped working. However, Hutcherson chose to work hard and get stronger, and despite being injured, Hutcherson supported his teammates and was involved with the basketball team as much as possible. “My injury was tough, I gained 25-30 pounds, and I had…read more »

Athletes Of The Week: Hayden Nielsen

Athletes Of The Week: Hayden Nielsen

Hayden Nielsen loves the variety that comes with playing four sports. The senior plays basketball and soccer, and she also runs track and cross country at Wayne Country Day. She enjoys interacting with different people throughout the year, and she prioritizes staying in shape all the time, so she is ready to contribute on the…read more »

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