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Boys Basketball: Eastern Wayne Comeback Attempt Falls Short At East Carteret

Boys Basketball: Eastern Wayne Comeback Attempt Falls Short At East Carteret

Photo and article from Laieke Abebe Despite trailing for most of its second-round playoff game at East Carteret, Eastern Wayne fought hard to have a chance in the final seconds. Unfortunately, the Warriors came up one possession short. The Warriors had two shots to tie the game at the buzzer, but those chances went awry…read more »

Boys Basketball: Goldsboro Defeats Louisburg, Advances To Third Round

Boys Basketball: Goldsboro Defeats Louisburg, Advances To Third Round

No. 6 Goldsboro had no problems taking care of business against No. 11 Louisburg in the second round of the NCHSAA 2A playoffs on Thursday evening. The Cougars defeated the Warriors 76-30. Goldsboro (20-4) will face No. 3 Cummings (21-0) on Saturday. The Cougars are looking to reach the fourth round for the first time…read more »

Boys Basketball: Goldsboro Gets Back To Roots In First-Round Win Over Seaforth

Boys Basketball: Goldsboro Gets Back To Roots In First-Round Win Over Seaforth

Photos and article from Kai Jones Goldsboro went into halftime of its N.C. High School Athletic Association 2A first-round matchup with Seaforth up 23-18. The Cougars (19-4), a six-seed, found themselves in a tightly contested game with the 27-seeded Hawks (12-10). Fourth-year head coach Jamal Croom decided to get back to Goldsboro’s bread and butter.…read more »

Basketball: Playoff Roundup, Eastern Wayne Stuns Research Triangle

Basketball: Playoff Roundup, Eastern Wayne Stuns Research Triangle

No. 25 Eastern Wayne went on the road and stunned No. 8 Research Triangle 45-43 during the first round of the N.C. High School Athletic Association 2A playoffs on Tuesday evening. Down 18-15 at halftime, Eastern Wayne outscored Research Triangle 30-25 in the second half to pull off the upset. Albert Brown led the Warriors…read more »

Boys Basketball: WCDS Advances To NCISAA Semifinals (PHOTO GALLERY)

Boys Basketball: WCDS Advances To NCISAA Semifinals (PHOTO GALLERY)

For the fifth year in a row, Wayne Country Day advanced to the N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association 2A semifinals. The Chargers pulled out a 59-57 victory over Northside Christian Academy in the quarterfinals on Saturday. Collin Tanner scored a team-high 20 points. Nayshin Waller contributed 14 points, Jordan Cooper had nine points, while Zane…read more »

Girls Basketball: Eastern Wayne Falls To Beddingfield (PHOTO GALLERY)

Girls Basketball: Eastern Wayne Falls To Beddingfield (PHOTO GALLERY)

Eastern Wayne put up a good fight, but in the end, the Warriors fell to Beddingfield 45-36 in the finals of the Neuse Six 2A Conference tournament on Friday evening. Jada Hamilton led the Warriors with 14 points, while Shuntay Douglas scored 10 points. Eastern Wayne ends the regular season with a 14-9 overall record.…read more »

Football: Princeton Topples St. Pauls, Advances To East Regional Finals

Football: Princeton Topples St. Pauls, Advances To East Regional Finals

Photos and article from Kai Jones The holidays can be a time for introspection and looking back, but Princeton continued to look forward on Black Friday. The Bulldogs (13-0) continued their march towards a N.C. High School Athletic Association 2A championship with a 45-28 win over the defending 2AA East Regional champions, St. Pauls. Princeton…read more »

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