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Athlete Of The Week: Mckinley Uzzell

Athlete Of The Week: Mckinley Uzzell

Mckinley Uzzell started kicking his sophomore year, and through hard work and determination, he’s become one of the best kickers in the area. “I actually had a concussion, and Ms. Vicky Braswell came up to me and said, ‘we’re looking for a kicker,’ and I said “alright, I’ll try it out,’ and I fell in…read more »

Football: Rosewood Falls To Northampton In Third-Round Matchup

Football: Rosewood Falls To Northampton In Third-Round Matchup

Photos and article from Kai Jones On a cold night in Gaston, Rosewood had no answer for Northampton quarterback Anthony Harding. The Jaguars (10-2), behind a three-touchdown performance from Harding, beat the Eagles (6-3) in the third round of the N.C. High School Athletic Association 1A playoffs 34-16 after trailing 16-0 early in the second…read more »

Football: Princeton Reaches Third Round For First Time In Gaster Era

Football: Princeton Reaches Third Round For First Time In Gaster Era

Photos and article from Kai Jones Princeton is onto the third round of the N.C. High School Athletic Association 2A playoffs for the first time since 2014 after defeating Kinston, 41-31, Friday night in Princeton.  This is the first time in the Gaster era that Princeton has made it to the third round. The seventh-year…read more »

Wayne Christian’s Miranda Is Going Out On Top

Wayne Christian’s Miranda Is Going Out On Top

During his three years as Wayne Christian’s head football coach, Luis Miranda met every challenge head-on. The Eagles started their eight-man football program in 2015, but by 2018, the football program was shuttered. However, in 2019, the Eagles were back on the football field and had the first winning season in school history. In 2020,…read more »

Football: Wayne Christian Prepares For First State Championship Game

Football: Wayne Christian Prepares For First State Championship Game

Wayne Christian has been building toward this moment. The Eagles started a football program from scratch in 2015. One year later, Wayne Christian received its first-ever playoff bid. However, in July 2018, lack of interest and the dwindling number of total boys attending the school prompted the school to shelve football and try again in…read more »

Football: North Duplin Falls To Hobbton (PHOTO GALLERY)

Football: North Duplin Falls To Hobbton (PHOTO GALLERY)

North Duplin ended the regular season with a 50-22 loss against Hobbton on Friday evening. The score was tied 14-14 at halftime, but Hobbton outscored the Rebels 36-12 in the second half to get the win. During halftime, Jenna Grady, who was escorted by her brother Evan Brock, was named homecoming queen. The Rebels end…read more »

Football: Rosewood Upends North Duplin (PHOTO GALLERY)

Football: Rosewood Upends North Duplin (PHOTO GALLERY)

Playing in front of the 1971 Rosewood football team, the 2021 Rosewood football team made sure to put on a show during their 49-21 win against Carolina 1A Conference rival North Duplin on Friday evening. “The 1971 team started it all 50 years ago. They were the first team,” Rosewood head coach Robert Britt said.…read more »

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