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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: Calvin Alphin

Athletes Of The Week: Calvin Alphin

Spring Creek’s Calvin Alphin has the distinct ability to work diligently at his craft to reach new heights. The junior is a vital piece of Spring Creek’s basketball team, and he serves as a role model to the younger athletes on the team. They do not just admire him for the concrete results he has…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 »

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 »

Cross Country: Rosewood And North Duplin Compete In CC Meet

Cross Country: Rosewood And North Duplin Compete In CC Meet

Rosewood’s Billy Strickland led all runners with a first-place finish during a Carolina 1A Conference cross country meet at Old Waynesborough Park on Thursday. Strickland finished the course in 20 minutes, 10 seconds. Strickland’s teammates Trenton Schillinger (21:24), Issac Strickland (21:24), Rylan Hobbins (22:58), Willam Alex Jones (23:00), Jack Strickland (23:33), Andon Timmons (23:40) and Joey…read more »

Cross Country: Rosewood Runs Past North Duplin And Hobbton

Cross Country: Rosewood Runs Past North Duplin And Hobbton

As expected, Rosewood turned in another strong performance during a Carolina 1A Conference cross country meet at the Cliffs of the Neuse on Thursday afternoon. The Eagles competed against North Duplin and Hobbton. On the boys’ side, Billy Strickland secured first place in 20 minutes, while Strickland’s teammates Carl Blevins (20:38.8) and Trent Schillinger (20:46.2)…read more »

Athletes Of The Week: Billy Strickland

Athletes Of The Week: Billy Strickland

When Billy Strickland started running, he had no idea how much running would positively impact his life. Strickland has overcome numerous obstacles throughout his life, and he never stopped running after his dreams, and he is this week’s Male Athlete of the Week. “I thought I looked fat in the mirror, so I decided to…read more »

Cross Country: Princeton, Rosewood and North Duplin Compete in CC Meet

Cross Country: Princeton, Rosewood and North Duplin Compete in CC Meet

Overcoming the cold weather, Rosewood teammates Jaylee Amy and India Young finished among the top 10 during a Carolina 1A Conference meet ran at the Pikeville Town Hall on Monday afternoon. Amy took first individually with a time of 25 minutes, 0.4 seconds. Young crossed the line second in 26:14.60. Princeton’s Margaret Parrish (third, 27:10.40)…read more »

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