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Ashton McGee Finds Sucess In Minor Leagues

Ashton McGee Finds Sucess In Minor Leagues

Photo was taken by Evan Moesta (Manager of Multimedia for Carolina Mudcats) Drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 18th round of the 2019 Major League Baseball draft, Ashton McGee was all set to begin climbing the minor league ladder toward the major leagues. However, the COVID-19 pandemic forced the cancellation of the 2020 minor…read more »

Eastern Wayne’s Woresly Sets Sights On Fayetteville State University

Eastern Wayne’s Woresly Sets Sights On Fayetteville State University

Opposing offensive lines have had little success slowing down Eastern Wayne’s Jaikwez Woresly over the past few seasons. Various college coaches have noticed Woresly’s talents on the football field, and he recently made his college decision official. On Monday, Woresly signed a national letter of intent to play football at Fayetteville State University. Playing along the defensive line…read more »

Spring Creek’s Reyes Signs With Louisburg’s Soccer Program

Spring Creek’s Reyes Signs With Louisburg’s Soccer Program

Leslie Reyes wanted a place where she could grow and improve as a soccer player. The Spring Creek senior considered her options, but finally, Louisburg College came calling. Her teammate, Taylor Smith, recommended her the Louisburg coaches, and coaches quickly contacted Reyes, who signed a national letter of intent with the Hurricanes on Friday. “It…read more »

Athletes Of The Week: Allie Lane

Athletes Of The Week: Allie Lane

When Southern Wayne’s Allie Lane started playing softball when she was six years old, she was instantly hooked. Her cousin played baseball, and there was something about hitting, catching and running the bases that intrigued her, and she decided she was going to play softball in high school. “I got into from there,” Lane said.…read more »

Princeton’s Braswell Finally Gets To Sign Her NLI With William Peace

Princeton’s Braswell Finally Gets To Sign Her NLI With William Peace

Reanna Braswell finally got to sign her national letter of intent on Friday afternoon. The former Princeton Bulldog, who is now a freshman at William Peace University, did not get a chance to sign last year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. “Due to COVID and that I wasn’t sure this is what I wanted to…read more »

Athletes Of The Week: Carly Court

Athletes Of The Week: Carly Court

For Goldsboro’s Carly Court, running at a high level comes down to a few ingredients. The sophomore first must put in the work outside of the cross country meets because, without training, nothing is possible in the most critical moments. Second, she must believe in herself. Running a race is a physical challenge, but a…read more »

Athletes Of The Week: Hannah Martin

Athletes Of The Week: Hannah Martin

Anyone who knows North Duplin’s Hannah Martin knows that she is extremely competitive. It is not a secret, and it helps make her who she is. Martin invests in her passions, and she pursues them relentlessly. Playing sports at North Duplin helped instill the value of hard work and taught Martin how much of a…read more »

Cross Country: Rosewood’s Strickland Qualifies For State Cross Country Meet

Cross Country: Rosewood’s Strickland Qualifies For State Cross Country Meet

Overcoming the bitter-cold weather, Rosewood’s Billy Strickland had another great race on Friday by crossing the tape in 18:51.87 in the N.C. High School Athletic Association 1A Mideast Regional held at the WakeMed Soccer Park. Strickland’s 12th place finish was good enough to book a reservation at next weekend’s 1A state championship meet held at…read more »

Athletes Of The Week: Anna Miranda

Athletes Of The Week: Anna Miranda

During her time playing volleyball at Goldsboro High School, Anna Miranda carved out an impressive legacy. A two-sport athlete at Goldsboro, Miranda devotes hours and hours to her craft each season, and the senior has worked hard to get to where she is now in volleyball and softball. “My main sport is definitely volleyball,” Miranda…read more »

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