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Football: Goldsboro’s Taylor Invited To East-West All-Star Game

Football: Goldsboro’s Taylor Invited To East-West All-Star Game

Justin Taylor’s stellar senior campaign on the football field came to a close in November. Little did Taylor know he wasn’t done. He’ll spend a few more days playing high school football in mid-July as a member of the East All-Star football team. It’s the first time since Xzavior Bowden in 2019 that an athlete…read more »

McClary Named New Goldsboro Football Coach

McClary Named New Goldsboro Football Coach

In the end, the call to come back home was too strong. Southern Wayne head coach Ronnie McClary Jr. is leaving Dudley is to become the new head football coach at Goldsboro High School. McClary is taking over for Timothy Ray, who left Goldsboro earlier this month to become the head football coach at Red…read more »

Princeton’s Uzzell Headed To UNC Pembroke

Princeton’s Uzzell Headed To UNC Pembroke

McKinley Uzzell found his new home for the next four years. The Princeton Bulldog signed a national letter of intent to play football at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke next fall.  Other schools had contacted Uzzell and offered some options during his recruiting process, but UNC Pembroke just seemed like the right fit for Uzzell.…read more »

Goldsboro’s Taylor, Howell, Smith Sign National Letters Of Intent

Goldsboro’s Taylor, Howell, Smith Sign National Letters Of Intent

Goldsboro celebrated National Signing Day in style. The trio of Justin Taylor, Elizabeth Howell, and Alina Smith, who play football, volleyball, and soccer, respectively, each realized a dream that was years in the making. Taylor, an electric football player on both sides of the ball, confirmed his plan to attend Chowan University. “It’s a dream…read more »

Football: Princeton’s Uzzell Enters The NCHSAA Record Book

Football: Princeton’s Uzzell Enters The NCHSAA Record Book

Kicking is one of the most mental positions in football. Kickers can get little praise for doing their job and criticism when they don’t. Naturally, it can be very easy for kickers to get rattled or lose their confidence, but that’s not the case for Princeton kicker McKinley Uzzell. “There’s always that little thought in…read more »

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 »

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