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Wayne Christian’s Verme Headed To UMO

Wayne Christian’s Verme Headed To UMO

At the end of the school year, Brianna Verme’s time in a Wayne Christian School jersey will come to an end. But she won’t have to travel very far to find a new home for the next four years. Verme recently signed a national letter of intent to play softball at the University of Mount…read more »

Women’s Soccer: Six UMO Players Named To All-Conference Team

Women’s Soccer: Six UMO Players Named To All-Conference Team

Greenville, S.C. — The Conference Carolinas announced the 2021 Women’s Soccer All-Conference teams with six Trojans grabbing honors for the University of Mount Olive. Shaunalee Govia was also named the Defensive Player of the Year for the third year in a row. Govia joined 11 other members on the all-conference first-team. The senior collected her third consecutive Defensive Player of…read more »

Men’s Soccer: Six Trojans Earn Conference Carolinas All-Conference Honors

Men’s Soccer: Six Trojans Earn Conference Carolinas All-Conference Honors

Greenville, S.C. — The Conference Carolinas announced the 2021 Men’s Soccer All-Conference teams with six Trojans grabbing honors for the University of Mount Olive. Alfie Pope was also named the Offensive Player of the Year. Pope joined 11 other members on the all-conference first-team. The senior earned his first first-team honor and offensive player of the year of his…read more »

Smithfield Foods Makes Donation For Pickles, Pigs & Swigs

Smithfield Foods Makes Donation For Pickles, Pigs & Swigs

An upcoming community event in Mount Olive gets a boost thanks to Smithfield Foods.  On Friday, Smithfield Foods announced it was donating 20 hogs for Pickles, Pigs & Swigs in Mount Olive.  Pickles, Pigs & Swigs is set for Saturday, November 20. It will feature a North Carolina Pork Council-sanctioned whole hog cooking competition, which…read more »

Volleyball: UMO Defeats Shaw University

Volleyball: UMO Defeats Shaw University

From UMO Media Relations The University of Mount Olive defeated Shaw University 3-2 in non-conference action on Tuesday night. The Trojans have now won four games in a row and improved their overall record to 5-1. 1st SetThe Trojans stepped out to an early lead 2-0 with kills from Ele’sia Williams and Ashlyn Stone. The Trojans fell behind 13-7,…read more »

Men’s Soccer: Trojans Falls To Anderson 3-2

Men’s Soccer: Trojans Falls To Anderson 3-2

Mount Olive – The University of Mount Olive Trojans fell to Anderson University 3-2 in non-conference action on Saturday night. The contest was delayed for more than an hour from its scheduled start time due to lightning. INSIDE THE SCORE In the opening half, Anderson began with the momentum as Anderson blasted home goals in the…read more »

Men’s Soccer: UMO Falls 2-1 to Catawba In Season-Opener

Men’s Soccer: UMO Falls 2-1 to Catawba In Season-Opener

Salisbury – The University of Mount Olive Trojans fell 2-1 to the Indians of Catawba College on the road in Salisbury, NC. The contest was the season opener for UMO. INSIDE THE SCORE The opening half was a stalemate as neither team found the back of the net, with Catawba out shooting UMO 7-to-4. The second…read more »

C.B. Aycock’s Carter Taking Wrestling Talents To UMO

C.B. Aycock’s Carter Taking Wrestling Talents To UMO

Watch William Carter on the wrestling mat, and you will find a combination of things he has learned throughout his high school career at C.B. Aycock. There are techniques he has learned from previous wrestlers while working out in the wrestling room and his passion, desire, and determination to excel on the wrestling mat are…read more »

Baseball: Post 11 Holds Off Kinston Post 43 (PHOTO GALLERY)

Baseball: Post 11 Holds Off Kinston Post 43 (PHOTO GALLERY)

In a game that lasted almost three and half hours and saw a combined 33 hits, Wayne County Post 11 prevailed against Kinston Post 43 with a 17-11 victory on Friday night at Scarborough Field. With the win, Post 11 has now won four games in a row since dropping its season-opener against Lexington Post…read more »

C.B. Aycock’s Smith Headed To UMO

C.B. Aycock’s Smith Headed To UMO

Days after graduating from Charles B. Aycock High School, Kaitlyn Smith got to celebrate another milestone on Wednesday. Smith signed a national letter of intent to play basketball at the University of Mount Olive. “It’s exciting and kind of life-changing,” Smith said. “I’ve been waiting for this my whole life.” Smith’s recruiting process took numerous…read more »

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