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Athlete Of The Week: Dantzler Bonner

Athlete Of The Week: Dantzler Bonner

Dantzler Bonner’s love for volleyball started in the seventh grade, and now she spends as much as possible on the volleyball court, either playing for Goldsboro or with her club team. “A lot of my friends played, and ever since middle school, it’s been something that I’ve really loved,” Bonner said. “It just pushes me…read more »

Athlete Of The Week: Bailey Wood

Athlete Of The Week: Bailey Wood

Bailey Wood only started playing volleyball in the eighth grade, but throughout her high school career, she has blossomed into one of C.B. Aycock’s key players. “I started late, but some of my friends encouraged me to play in my eighth-grade year, and ever since then, I’ve just enjoyed playing it,” Wood said. The Golden…read more »

Athlete Of The Week: David Lamm

Athlete Of The Week: David Lamm

Rosewood’s David Lamm enjoyed a breakout performance during last week’s Little River Rivalry against C.B. Aycock. After a tough first half, Lamm bounced back in a big way by finishing the game with three rushing touchdowns and helping to lead the Eagles to a 27-26 victory. Down 20-12 at halftime, the Eagles stormed back to…read more »

Athlete Of The Week: Kate Hunter

Athlete Of The Week: Kate Hunter

Four years ago, Kate Hunter decided to give volleyball a try. Now a sophomore at Wayne Country Day, Hunter is a team captain and one of the key pieces on the Wayne Country Day volleyball team. “I tried an open gym in sixth grade, and I really liked it, and I started practicing a lot…read more »

Athlete Of The Week: Anderson Clucas

Athlete Of The Week: Anderson Clucas

The youngest player on Wayne County Post 11’s roster, Anderson Clucas, is a rising baseball player for Post 11 and Rosewood High School. Clucas does not fear the big moment. During Post 11’s recent win against Pitt County Post 39, Clucas came out of the bullpen and helped Post 11 out of a jam. Post…read more »

Athlete Of The Week: Braxton Morton

Athlete Of The Week: Braxton Morton

Braxton Morton recently wrapped up an outstanding sophomore season for the Goldsboro baseball team. The sophomore, and the Cougars’ ace, went 4-1 on the mound. Morton, who also plays football, said he enjoys being a multi-sport athlete. “I like baseball and football equally, and I enjoy being a part of both teams,” Morton said. He…read more »

Athletes Of The Week: Carson Daly

Athletes Of The Week: Carson Daly

A three-sport athlete, and Southern Wayne’s valedictorian, Carson Daly exemplifies what it means to be a student-athlete. It does not take long for anyone who spends time around Daly to come away impressed. He works hard on and off the field to make his dreams come true, and in a school year unlike any other,…read more »

Athletes Of The Week: Laney Reeves

Athletes Of The Week: Laney Reeves

A vital piece of the C.B. Aycock girls’ tennis team, Laney Reeves has helped the Golden Falcons have another successful season on the court. The Golden Falcons are currently 9-1 as a team and playing in the No. 3 singles spot. Reeves herself is 9-0 and has won the majority of her matches in straight…read more »

Athletes Of The Week: Riley Hill

Athletes Of The Week: Riley Hill

Name a sport played at Spring Creek High School, and Riley Hill probably plays it. The junior plays softball, basketball, tennis and competes in the discus and shotput. Playing so many sports is difficult for any student-athlete to balance, but Hill has managed to find a routine that makes things easier for her. “I think…read more »

Athletes Of The Week: Rowan Watt

Athletes Of The Week: Rowan Watt

A state champion and team leader, Wayne Country Day’s Rowan Watt has done great things for the school’s baseball program. On a Chargers team loaded with talent, Watt was the team’s unquestioned leader, and his coaches and teammates did not take his production, versatility, and energy for granted. “It feels awesome, and it’s something that…read more »

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