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Athletes Of The Week: Abbey Thomas

Athletes Of The Week: Abbey Thomas

C.B. Aycock’s Abbey Thomas is the definition of a student-athlete. The senior, who plays volleyball, softball, and basketball, knows what it takes to be a successful student-athlete. For her dedication, she is this week’s Brian Allen State Farm Insurance Female Athlete of the Week. No matter what sport Thomas is playing, she is usually one…read more »

Athletes Of The Week: Abbey Parker

Athletes Of The Week: Abbey Parker

During the school year, the weeks fly by quickly for Southern Wayne’s Abbey Parker. However, that is to be expected since the senior participates in two sports – softball and volleyball – at Southern Wayne High School. In her sophomore season, Parker helped lead the Saints to their first winning season (11-9) in decades. The…read more »

C.B. Aycock Wrestlers Win James Johnson Award (PHOTO GALLERY)

C.B. Aycock Wrestlers Win James Johnson Award (PHOTO GALLERY)

The long-awaited moment finally arrived for C.B. Aycock wrestlers Tyler Hughes and Christian Decatur. Months after finishing their senior seasons undefeated — and winning individual state champions — the pair received their state championship rings and the James Johnson Award over the weekend from The TakeDown Report. The James Johnson award is given to the…read more »

Wayne Country Day Wins Its Home Opener (PHOTO GALLERY)

Wayne Country Day Wins Its Home Opener (PHOTO GALLERY)

Despite losing six seniors from a stellar 2020 campaign, the Wayne Country Day Chargers hope to make another run in the North Carolina Independent Schools Athletic Association 2A volleyball playoffs this fall. The season got off to a rocky start when the Chargers dropped their season opener against John Paul II on Monday. So, the…read more »

Athletes of the Week: Allecia Langdon

Athletes of the Week: Allecia Langdon

Rosewood senior Allecia Langdon loves to play sports so much that it is practically in her blood. And like most student-athletes, Langdon struggled when sports were taken away from her last spring because of the COVID-19 pandemic. A junior at the time, Langdon and the Eagles played three games before the season was taken away.…read more »

NCHSAA releases postseason plans

NCHSAA releases postseason plans

On Tuesday afternoon, the North Carolina High School Athletic Association amended many of its guidelines for the 2020-2021 sports season. The NCHSAA also released details on its postseason plans for each sport. One of the most significant changes this school year is playoff schedule will decrease by one round for most sports. The playoffs this…read more »

Athletes of the Week: Taylor Smith

Athletes of the Week: Taylor Smith

As far back as she could remember, Taylor Smith has always loved playing soccer. She played a few sports, such as volleyball, but when she discovered soccer, it was love at first sight, and now Smith is rarely seen without a soccer ball, and it’s her skills on pitch that have enabled Smith to be…read more »

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