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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: Anna Miranda

Athletes Of The Week: Anna Miranda

During her time playing volleyball at Goldsboro High School, Anna Miranda carved out an impressive legacy. A two-sport athlete at Goldsboro, Miranda devotes hours and hours to her craft each season, and the senior has worked hard to get to where she is now in volleyball and softball. “My main sport is definitely volleyball,” Miranda…read more »

Athletes Of The Week: Jayquan Curry

Athletes Of The Week: Jayquan Curry

Jayquan Curry is known primarily as a basketball player, but that sport does not tell the full story of just how unique and versatile an athlete Curry is. Entering high school, Curry did not think about playing football, but his friends convinced him to join Wayne Christian’s eight-man football team. And during his sophomore season,…read more »

Athletes Of The Week: Vante Hutcherson

Athletes Of The Week: Vante Hutcherson

When Vante Hutcherson injured his back last season, he could have shut down and stopped working. However, Hutcherson chose to work hard and get stronger, and despite being injured, Hutcherson supported his teammates and was involved with the basketball team as much as possible. “My injury was tough, I gained 25-30 pounds, and I had…read more »

Athletes Of The Week: Meredith Wooten

Athletes Of The Week: Meredith Wooten

For anybody who has followed Princeton High School athletics over the past few years, the name Meredith Wooten rings a bell. The senior, who plays basketball, softball, and volleyball at Princeton, is a standout student-athlete, and her departure will leave a gaping hole for the Bulldogs next season. However, her leadership skills have been valuable…read more »

Athletes Of The Week: Haley Martin

Athletes Of The Week: Haley Martin

A senior leader on both the cross country and girls’ soccer team, Haley Martin has established herself as a premier student-athlete at Charles B. Aycock High School. Martin thrives not only as a player but also as a tremendous teammate and leader. Martin said she feels incredibly lucky to have played high school sports with…read more »

Hannah Best and Gracyn Perry Make History At Wayne Country Day

Hannah Best and Gracyn Perry Make History At Wayne Country Day

It is never easy making history at a high school filled with history, especially if a student-athlete is still in middle school. However, that did not stop Hannah Best and Gracyn Perry from making history at Wayne Country Day. The duo are the first middle-schoolers in Wayne Country Day history to play on two varsity…read more »

Athletes Of The Week: Callie Thornton

Athletes Of The Week: Callie Thornton

When Callie Thornton plays softball, she believes that whatever it takes, no matter the consequences, she will make the winning play. The North Duplin senior hits, pitches, steals bases, and dives into the dirt – working desperately to help her team win. Thornton’s tough play in the batter’s box, mixed with her dominance in the…read more »

Boys’ Soccer: Wayne Country Day Falls In OT (PHOTO GALLERY)

Boys’ Soccer: Wayne Country Day Falls In OT (PHOTO GALLERY)

HIGH POINT – In a boys’ soccer season unlike any other, the Wayne Country Day boys’ soccer team overcame numerous obstacles to reach the N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association 2A semifinals. And to reach the state championship game, the Chargers needed to overcome one more obstacle – Westchester Country Day. For 91 minutes, the Chargers…read more »

Athletes Of The Week: Kendall Leigh

Athletes Of The Week: Kendall Leigh

Wayne Christian senior Kendall Leigh is enthusiastic and hard-working by nature. She loves leading her fellow cheerleaders and celebrating every time the Eagles score a touchdown or make a big play. Since her freshman year, Leigh has blossomed into one of Wayne Christian’s top student-athletes. The senior class president is a steady contributor for Wayne…read more »

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