Tag Archives: North Carolina

Princeton’s Thompson Picks Lenoir CC

Princeton’s Thompson Picks Lenoir CC

The sleepless nights are over. Tyler Thompson finally made his decision. On Wednesday afternoon, the Princeton High School baseball standout inked a national letter of intent with Lenoir Community College. Thompson said he entertained other offers before settling on the Lancers. “It feels great, and I’m excited to take my next step in the journey…read more »

Boys Basketball: C.B. Aycock Falls To New Bern (PHOTO GALLERY)

Boys Basketball: C.B. Aycock Falls To New Bern (PHOTO GALLERY)

C.B. Aycock attempted to overcome a 12-point halftime deficit in its game against New Bern on Thursday night, but despite their best efforts, the Golden Falcons could not topple the Bears. The Bears came out firing and held off the Golden Falcons for 47-38, Eastern Carolina 3A/4A Conference victory. The Golden Falcons were down 11-2…read more »

Rosewood’s Tufano Headed To Brevard College

Rosewood’s Tufano Headed To Brevard College

A versatile player confident in her abilities, Rosewood’s Juliette Tufano had no trouble deciding where she would prefer to continue her soccer career. She is leaving one small town to live in another – Brevard, North Carolina. On Wednesday, the senior signed a national letter of intent to play soccer at Division III Brevard College.…read more »

UMO Athletics Announces Spring 2021 Schedules

UMO Athletics Announces Spring 2021 Schedules

From UMO Media Relations MOUNT OLIVE — The University of Mount Olive released the outline of the projected schedule days for the 2021 season for all Trojan sports this week. All sports will play on certain days to help combat the complexity of all UMO sponsored sports playing in the spring season. Below are the estimated days…read more »

UMO Track And Field Teams Make Mount Olive A Cleaner Place

UMO Track And Field Teams Make Mount Olive A Cleaner Place

From UMO Media Relations MOUNT OLIVE – The University of Mount Olive men’s and women’s track and field teams in a continued effort to reach out to the Mount Olive community, hit the streets for a town clean-up Saturday morning. In what has turned into an annual event, the track and field teams went from street to…read more »

Looking Back On The 2008 Mount Olive Baseball National Championship

Looking Back On The 2008 Mount Olive Baseball National Championship

From UMO Media Relations MOUNT OLIVE – Prior to 2008, the small town of Mount Olive, North Carolina (population 4,589) was known primarily as the home of the Mt. Olive Pickle Company, the largest independent purveyor of pickled cucumbers in the United States. The University of Mount Olive baseball team dramatically changed that narrative in 2008.…read more »

Officials Watch COVID-19 Cases Increase In N.C.

Officials Watch COVID-19 Cases Increase In N.C.

(NORTH CAROLINA NEWS NETWORK) — North Carolina officials continue to raise concern about the direction coronavirus cases are headed in the Tar Heel State. State Health and Human Services Secretary Mandy Cohen spoke to reporters about the current trends. Cohen said there is no one cause for the increases, but noting changing weather patterns and…read more »

Athletes Of The Week: Nicholas Barrett

Athletes Of The Week: Nicholas Barrett

Since he could walk, Nicholas Barrett has played football, but the Eastern Wayne senior’s career really began to take off in high school when he decided to play college football. “My freshman year is when I noticed I could play at the next level,” Barrett said. On the gridiron and in the classroom, Barrett is…read more »

NCISAA To Allow Small Number Of Fans

NCISAA To Allow Small Number Of Fans

After a month of playing in empty gyms, there will finally be some fans in the stands. The N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association recently amended its policy this week to allow a limited number of fans to attend games. Wayne Country Day and Wayne Christian are NCISAA members. According to a statement from the NCISAA,…read more »

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