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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 »

Football: Rosewood’s Defense Can’t Contain Wallace Rose-Hill

Football: Rosewood’s Defense Can’t Contain Wallace Rose-Hill

Photo and article from Laieke Abebe Rosewood ran into a buzz saw on Thursday night. The Eagles gave a good effort, but ultimately fell, 63-27 to Wallace Rose-Hill in non-conference action at Branch Pope Field. In a game that was moved up a day for potential storms, the Bulldogs’ offense proved too fast and physical…read more »

Football: Southern Wayne Can’t Overcome Slow Start, Falls To East Wake

Football: Southern Wayne Can’t Overcome Slow Start, Falls To East Wake

Photo and article from Laieke Abebe Errors on special teams and a sputtering offense led to Southern Wayne’s demise against East Wake in Quad County 3A Conference play on Tuesday evening.  The Saints went down 30-0 at halftime and could not recover in a 52-12 loss to the Warriors. It hasn’t been the best return…read more »

Prep Football Roundup For Week 7

Prep Football Roundup For Week 7

Goldsboro 12, Beddingfield 7 Goldsboro snapped its three-game slide with a 12-7 victory against Beddingfield in the Neuse Six 2A Conference opener for both teams. The Cougars (2-4 overall, 1-0 NSC) continue Neuse Six 2A Conference play on Friday when they travel to undefeated Princeton (5-0, 1-0). Rosewood 55, Hobbton 28 After not playing a…read more »

Football: Southern Wayne Unable To Hold Off North Lenoir

Football: Southern Wayne Unable To Hold Off North Lenoir

Article and photo from Laieke Abebe Despite a great start against North Lenoir, Southern Wayne was unable to keep pace.  The Saints couldn’t stop a potent rushing attack from the Hawks and fell 44-24 on Friday evening in Wheat Swamp. Coming off their first win in two years at Goldsboro last week, Ronnie McClary’s squad…read more »

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