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Princeton’s Brooks And Perris Are The Perfect Combination

Princeton’s Brooks And Perris Are The Perfect Combination

The football season only started four weeks ago, but one thing is for certain, Princeton has one of the most dynamic running back duos in the state. The potent tandem of senior Jaydon Brooks and junior Christian Perris gives opposing defenses absolutely no time to relax and catch their breaths. “We’re working, and we’re on…read more »

Football: Princeton Runs Past Rosewood (PHOTO GALLERY)

Football: Princeton Runs Past Rosewood (PHOTO GALLERY)

Locked in. Such was the general disposition of the Princeton football team on Thursday evening, who used a determined effort to dispatch archrival Rosewood, 52-28, before a lively crowd at Harvey Brooks Field. “Our kids played really hard,” Princeton head coach Travis Gaster said. “They executed our game plan, and they played hard the whole…read more »

Football: Princeton Runs Over Smithfield-Selma In Season Opener

Football: Princeton Runs Over Smithfield-Selma In Season Opener

Photo and article from Laieke Abebe Four months after the last game of their shortened season in the spring, Princeton football returned to the field in style. The Bulldogs trounced Johnston County foe Smithfield-Selma, 42-20 on Friday night at Harvey Brooks field. The Bulldogs have now won 27 of their last 31 games, dating back…read more »

Volleyball: Princeton Takes On C.B. Aycock (PHOTO GALLERY)

Volleyball: Princeton Takes On C.B. Aycock (PHOTO GALLERY)

Whitley McCoy had a team-high eight kills, while Alaina Johnson finished the game with seven kills, but Princeton fell to C.B. Aycock on Tuesday afternoon 23-25, 25-17, 21-25, 18-25. London Cook, Kayleigh Klein and Mikalah Dale each had four kills for the Bulldogs. Cook also served four aces. The loss moves the Bulldogs’ record to 0-1. With the win, C.B. Aycock improves its…read more »

Princeton Wins Wells Fargo Cup

Princeton Wins Wells Fargo Cup

In a year like none before, high school athletics managed to complete regular seasons and award conference championships, providing student-athletes across the state valuable opportunities to compete, grow and learn in an education-based setting. There were numerous schools that excelled across many sports in their conference competitions, and those schools were recently awarded the Wells…read more »

Athlete Of The Week: Tyler Thompson

Athlete Of The Week: Tyler Thompson

Tyler Thompson does whatever it takes to help his team. Whether he is getting the start on the mound, coming out of the bullpen, or always keeping a smile on his face in the dugout, Thompson is the definition of a good teammate. Thompson, who recently graduated from Princeton High School, has played baseball for…read more »

Princeton’s Jaheim Taylor Signs Basketball NLI With Davidson-Davie CC

Princeton’s Jaheim Taylor Signs Basketball NLI With Davidson-Davie CC

Princeton’s Jaheim Taylor found everything he was looking for at Davidson-Davie Community College, one of the country’s top Division II JUCO basketball programs. Taylor recently signed a national letter of intent to play basketball next season for the Storm. A dynamic playmaker and scorer, he earned all-Carolina 1-A Conference accolades this season after scoring a…read more »

Baseball: Princeton Eliminated From State Playoffs At East Carteret

Baseball: Princeton Eliminated From State Playoffs At East Carteret

Article and photo from Laieke Abebe Timely hitting and defensive plays proved to be the difference-maker for Princeton. However, unlike the opening round, it did not favor the Bulldogs. The Bulldogs gave up a six-run second inning, all with two outs, in a 9-5 loss to East Carteret on Thursday. This loss eliminated the 11th…read more »

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