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Cross Country: Goldsboro Fares Well In NSC Meet (PHOTO GALLERY)

Cross Country: Goldsboro Fares Well In NSC Meet (PHOTO GALLERY)

Goldsboro’s Jay Bass crossed the finish line in 17:59 and finished in first place during a Neuse Six 2A Conference meet held at the Bryan Multi-Sports Complex on Wednesday. Jacob Mouseau also pushed the Goldsboro cause and finished fourth overall with a time of 21:21. Joshua Lawhorn (21:54) and Aybami Ajagbe (22:07) came in fifth…read more »

Local Runners Compete In Annual Vol State Road Race

Local Runners Compete In Annual Vol State Road Race

Many people awaken to their alarm, annoyingly blaring, and then hesitantly lace up their shoes to go on an early morning run. They will usually go running for a few miles, maybe 10 miles, if they are feeling ambitious. Henry Lupton and Kimberly Durst take ambition to the next level. When the Goldsboro residents lace…read more »

Rahkeem Faison Qualifies For Junior Olympics

Rahkeem Faison Qualifies For Junior Olympics

Local speedster, Rahkeem Faison, is headed to Humble, Texas, for the AAU Junior Olympics after qualifying in two track events at the North Carolina district qualifiers. Faison said he was very excited to qualify for the Junior Olympics and that he cannot wait to compete in the Junior Olympics. “It was great, but I know…read more »

Athletes Of The Week: Carly Court

Athletes Of The Week: Carly Court

For Goldsboro’s Carly Court, running at a high level comes down to a few ingredients. The sophomore first must put in the work outside of the cross country meets because, without training, nothing is possible in the most critical moments. Second, she must believe in herself. Running a race is a physical challenge, but a…read more »

Cross Country: Local Runners Compete In State Championship Meets

Cross Country: Local Runners Compete In State Championship Meets

Over the weekend, Goldsboro sophomore Jay Bass competed in the season-ending N.C. High School Athletic Class 2A boys’ state cross country championships with a 56th-place effort. Bass ran the 5k course at Ivey M. Redmon Sports Complex in Kernersville in 18 minutes, 30.15 seconds. Rosewood’s Billy Strickland competed in the 1A state championship meet. Strickland…read more »

Cross Country: Rosewood’s Strickland Qualifies For State Cross Country Meet

Cross Country: Rosewood’s Strickland Qualifies For State Cross Country Meet

Overcoming the bitter-cold weather, Rosewood’s Billy Strickland had another great race on Friday by crossing the tape in 18:51.87 in the N.C. High School Athletic Association 1A Mideast Regional held at the WakeMed Soccer Park. Strickland’s 12th place finish was good enough to book a reservation at next weekend’s 1A state championship meet held at…read more »

Athletes Of The Week: Jaylee Amy

Athletes Of The Week: Jaylee Amy

Jaylee Amy takes pride in pushing herself to help Rosewood’s cross country team thrive. The blend of grinding both individually and as a team makes the journey worthwhile for the junior, and she appreciates getting to do the sport she loves with people she loves. For her hard work and dedication, she is this week’s…read more »

Athletes Of The Week: Jay Bass

Athletes Of The Week: Jay Bass

Goldsboro’s Jay Bass started to fall in love with running in the sixth grade. He competed in a 5k race, which he completed in 24 minutes. Delighted by his time, Bass quickly realized he had a knack for running. “I felt very accomplished, and that’s where my love of running distance really came from,” Bass…read more »

Athletes Of The Week: Hayden Nielsen

Athletes Of The Week: Hayden Nielsen

Hayden Nielsen loves the variety that comes with playing four sports. The senior plays basketball and soccer, and she also runs track and cross country at Wayne Country Day. She enjoys interacting with different people throughout the year, and she prioritizes staying in shape all the time, so she is ready to contribute on the…read more »

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