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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 »

C.B. Aycock’s Hammonds Runs To UMO

C.B. Aycock’s Hammonds Runs To UMO

C.B. Aycock track coach Scottie Rodgers recognized Matthew Hammonds’ potential as a runner during his freshman season. Over the course of four years, Rodgers watched the soft-spoken and modest Hammonds transformed into an elite athlete through hard work and dedication. “He’s pretty quick, and since his freshman year, he’s worked hard. He’s a go-getter who…read more »

C.B. Aycock’s Parrish Signs With UMO

C.B. Aycock’s Parrish Signs With UMO

Katlyn Parrish is a fundamentally sound basketball player who can do it all on the court. During her four years in a Golden Falcon’s jersey, Parrish has worked hard on and off the court. And her hard work has not gone unobserved — especially by the University of Mount Olive. On Friday afternoon, Parrish signed…read more »

Former MLB Player Rob Wooten Purchases ECAP

Former MLB Player Rob Wooten Purchases ECAP

This morning, according to a press release, Wayne County native Rob Wooten has agreed to purchase the Eastern Carolina Athletic Park (ECAP). ECAP is a 60-acre facility with seven fields and a 15,000 square-foot field house along with a press box and restaurant. For over 20 years, ECAP has hosted hundreds of baseball and softball…read more »

Mount Olive Black History Parade (PHOTO GALLERY)

Mount Olive Black History Parade (PHOTO GALLERY)

Saturday’s weather was perfect for the Town of Mount Olive’s annual Black History Month Parade.  The procession of vehicles kicked off with Mount Olive Police Chief Jason Hughes and Captain John Duncan leading the parade down Breazeale Avenue toward the old Carver Elementary School.  Mary Chasten was the year’s grand marshal.  Mount Olive Commissioner Vicky…read more »

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