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Football: Princeton Knocks Off East Duplin In Thriller

Football: Princeton Knocks Off East Duplin In Thriller

Photos and article from Laieke Abebe In a dramatic, back-and-forth shootout, Princeton found a way to rally on the road.  The Bulldogs went on the road and defeated East Duplin, 36-30 Friday night in Beulaville. Despite trailing going into the fourth quarter, the Princeton defense stepped up when it mattered most in the final minutes.…read more »

Football: North Duplin Takes On Northside-Pinetown (PHOTO GALLERY)

Football: North Duplin Takes On Northside-Pinetown (PHOTO GALLERY)

North Duplin battled hard for four quarters, but the Rebels fell to Northside-Pinetown, 49-6, at H.E. Grubbs Field on Friday evening. The Rebels were down 7-6 after the first quarter, but the Panthers outscored the Rebels 42-0 during the final three quarters to win the game. Dujuan Armwood rushed for a team-high 30 yards on…read more »

Car Crash In Duplin County

Car Crash In Duplin County

Late Saturday afternoon Mount Olive firefighters were dispatched to the scene of a one vehicle accident in the 100 block of Garner Chapel Road in Duplin County. A black Dodge Charger operated by a single male driver had rounded a sharp curve and ran off the left side of the road and crashed head-on into…read more »

Softball: North Duplin Represented On All-state Softball Team

Softball: North Duplin Represented On All-state Softball Team

Several North Duplin softball players were recently named to the 2021 North Carolina All-State softball team by the N.C. Softball Coaches Association. All-state players are nominated by their coaches and then voted on by coaches across the state. The Rebels’ Skylar Craig, Riley Hatch, Logan Taylor Jones, Kasey Jones, Hannah Martin, Reece Outlaw and Callie Thornton…read more »

Duplin Co. Receives Funds To Repair Roads Damaged By Hurricane Florence

Duplin Co. Receives Funds To Repair Roads Damaged By Hurricane Florence

The State of North Carolina and FEMA have approved $2,370,881 to reimburse the state’s Department of Transportation for the repair of roads in Duplin County damaged by Hurricane Florence in 2018. Funding from FEMA’s Public Assistance Program partially reimburses the costs for labor and materials, including stone and asphalt repairs to road surfaces, replacement of…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 »

Softball: North Duplin’s Season Comes To An End (PHOTO GALLERY)

Softball: North Duplin’s Season Comes To An End (PHOTO GALLERY)

North Duplin’s postseason journey ended with a 3-1, second-round loss to Camden County in the NCHSAA 1A playoffs on Wednesday evening. The Rebels finished the season with a 12-1 overall record, and North Duplin head coach Ricky Edwards said he could not be prouder of his team. “I thought it was a good softball game.…read more »

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