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Mount Olive Presbyterian Brings Back Farmers Market

Mount Olive Presbyterian Brings Back Farmers Market

The Farmers Market in Mount Olive returns for the summer at Mount Olive Presbyterian Church . The church will resume the market on Saturdays from June through August, from 8 – 11 a.m. Opening day is Saturday, June 4. “It makes sense for us to hold a farmers market,” said Mary Ann Wright, chair of…read more »

Mount Olive Kicks Off Its Yearlong History Celebration, Again

Mount Olive Kicks Off Its Yearlong History Celebration, Again

On March 1, 2020, the Town of Mount Olive kicked off its 150th Anniversary Celebration with a public event that brought together live music, history and stories about the town’s roots. Two weeks later, the COVID-19 pandemic shut down everything, including the planned yearlong celebration of Mount Olive’s history. This week, the 150th Anniversary Committee…read more »

Men’s Lacrosse: UMO Upends Rockhurst (PHOTO GALLERY)

Men’s Lacrosse: UMO Upends Rockhurst (PHOTO GALLERY)

Rockhurst University traveled to Mount Olive to take on the UMO men’s lacrosse team on Saturday morning. By the end of four periods of play, UMO emerged with the 11-7 victory. UMO improved to 3-1 overall. The Trojans travel to Wingate on Tuesday.read more »

College Baseball: UMO Ranked 13th In NCBWA Preseason Poll

College Baseball: UMO Ranked 13th In NCBWA Preseason Poll

MOUNT OLIVE — The 2022 UMO Baseball season is nearly here, and accolades are already coming in for the Trojans. The University of Mount Olive enters the spring season ranked No. 13 in the county according to the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA). UMO was also ranked second in the Southeast Regional poll, placing the Trojans…read more »

Men’s Basketball: UMO Falls To Barton On The Road

Men’s Basketball: UMO Falls To Barton On The Road

WILSON – The University of Mount Olive men’s basketball team fell to Barton College 88-82 on Wednesday. This loss takes the Trojans to 9-9 overall and 8-6 in conference play. INSIDE THE SCORE Mount Olive took an early five-point lead over Barton with 18:19 remaining. The Bulldogs answered back and took a four-point lead 11-7 with 15:06 remaining. The Trojans tied…read more »

Men’s Basketball: UMO Falls To Chowan In Buzzer-Beater Finale

Men’s Basketball: UMO Falls To Chowan In Buzzer-Beater Finale

MURFREESBORO – The University of Mount Olive men’s basketball team fell to Chowan University 74-73 Thursday. This loss takes the Trojans to 9-5 overall and 8-2 in conference play. INSIDE THE SCORE Chowan scored the first two points of the contest with19:21 remaining. The Trojans answered back with a four-point run with 17:54 left. Later in the first half the Hawks…read more »

Men’s Basketball: UMO Takes Down Barton

Men’s Basketball: UMO Takes Down Barton

MOUNT OLIVE – The University of Mount Olive men’s basketball team defeated Barton College 85-71 on Tuesday evening. The win takes the Trojans to 9-4 overall and 8-1 in conference play. INSIDE THE SCORE The Trojans started strong with Michael Brown scoring the first two points of the contest with 19:32 remaining, but Barton quickly tied it up 2-2 all…read more »

Men’s Basketball: UMO Takes Down King University

Men’s Basketball: UMO Takes Down King University

MOUNT OLIVE – The University of Mount Olive men’s basketball team defeated the Tornado of King University 79-68 on Tuesday afternoon. With the win, the Trojans improve to 7-4 overall and 6-1 in conference play. INSIDE THE SCOREKing opened the contest with a jump shot 2-0, but Mount Olive took a three-point lead over the Tornado with a…read more »

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