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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 »

Boys Basketball: Wayne County Holiday Hoops Roundup

Boys Basketball: Wayne County Holiday Hoops Roundup

Article and photos from Kai Jones Wayne County brought back three holiday tournament championships last week. C.B. Aycock BoysThe Golden Falcons (8-1, 0-1) rebounded from their first loss of the season in the conference opener against East Wake by winning the Kenny Bass Holiday Tournament at Hobbton High in Sampson County. C.B. Aycock took down…read more »

FCA Winter Classic Set To Tipoff

FCA Winter Classic Set To Tipoff

Christmas is right around the corner, which means it is time for some holiday hoops. The annual Fellowship of Christian Athletes Winter Classic tips off on Dec. 21 at Kornegay Arena on the University of Mount Olive Campus. “There’s no way we could host this tournament without the support that we get from the communities,…read more »

Women’s Basketball: UMO Takes Down Lees-McRae College

Women’s Basketball: UMO Takes Down Lees-McRae College

BANNER ELK – The University of Mount Olive women’s basketball team defeated the Bobcats of Lees-McRae College 66-61 on Tuesday. This win takes the Trojans to 6-0 overall and 5-0 in conference play. INSIDE THE SCORE UMO took the first lead of the contest with two free throws from Azariah Fields with 9:14 left in the first quarter. The UMO…read more »

Rosewood’s Tortual Taking Wrestling Talents To UMO

Rosewood’s Tortual Taking Wrestling Talents To UMO

Watch Logan Tortual on the wrestling mat, and you will find a combination of things he has learned throughout his stellar high school career at Rosewood. There is the technique he has learned while working out in the wrestling room. You see the passion, desire, and determination to excel in a sport that is built…read more »

Rosewood’s Lewis Signs To Play Golf At UMO

Rosewood’s Lewis Signs To Play Golf At UMO

Over the years, while practicing at Goldsboro Municipal Golf Course, Rosewood’s Lexi Lewis would look over and see the University of Mount Olive women’s golf team. Next season, Lewis will return once again to Goldsboro Municipal to practice — this time as a member of the Trojan women’s golf team. The Rosewood High senior signed…read more »

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