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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: Charlie Montgomery

Athletes Of The Week: Charlie Montgomery

It is never easy for a student-athlete to attend multiple high schools throughout his or her athletic career. However, Eastern Wayne’s Charlie Montgomery is not only pragmatic but remarkably good-natured about it as well. Montgomery’s father is in the Air Force, and she spent her freshman season overseas living in Italy before coming to Eastern…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 »

Athletes Of The Week: Claire Denton

Athletes Of The Week: Claire Denton

Despite the hectic nature of balancing three sports, Spring Creek’s Claire Denton learned how to balance the three different sports, and she’s never stopped loving all three. Denton, who plays tennis, runs track, and is a cheerleader, said she loves what each sport brings. “My favorite sport is probably cheer because I’ve cheering forever. I…read more »

Athletes Of The Week: McKenzie Millard

Athletes Of The Week: McKenzie Millard

Only a sophomore, C.B. Aycock’s McKenzie Millard has quickly learned to embrace the grind of being a student-athlete. Millard, who plays softball, basketball and tennis, started playing sports competitively at a young age, and now, a few years later, she is a crucial piece on all three teams. “My main sport is probably softball, but…read more »

Athletes Of The Week: Walter Lopez-Hernandez

Athletes Of The Week: Walter Lopez-Hernandez

Walter Lopez-Hernandez gravitated toward football during his sophomore of high school. He was drawn to playing football after watching the 2017 North Duplin football team reach the state title game. “My freshman year, I saw the football team go to states, and I thought it’d be really fun. A lot of my friends encouraged me,…read more »

Athletes Of The Week: Ivy Cashwell

Athletes Of The Week: Ivy Cashwell

Ivy Cashwell has been playing softball for most of her life. She had many family members play softball, and Cashwell knew she wanted to play softball in high school. When she got to North Duplin, Cashwell was immediately blown away by the welcoming and supportive nature of everyone on the team. “Softball has always been…read more »

Athletes Of The Week: James Rodriguez

Athletes Of The Week: James Rodriguez

It is not easy to be a student-athlete who has step up and play a significant role on a varsity level as a freshman. James Rodriguez was not a typical freshman. From the day he joined the C.B. Aycock boys’ tennis team, he was mentally and physically prepared for a significant role on the team.…read more »

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