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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 »

Cross Country: Rosewood And North Duplin Compete In CC Meet

Cross Country: Rosewood And North Duplin Compete In CC Meet

Rosewood’s Billy Strickland led all runners with a first-place finish during a Carolina 1A Conference cross country meet at Old Waynesborough Park on Thursday. Strickland finished the course in 20 minutes, 10 seconds. Strickland’s teammates Trenton Schillinger (21:24), Issac Strickland (21:24), Rylan Hobbins (22:58), Willam Alex Jones (23:00), Jack Strickland (23:33), Andon Timmons (23:40) and Joey…read more »

Cross Country: Rosewood Runs Past North Duplin And Hobbton

Cross Country: Rosewood Runs Past North Duplin And Hobbton

As expected, Rosewood turned in another strong performance during a Carolina 1A Conference cross country meet at the Cliffs of the Neuse on Thursday afternoon. The Eagles competed against North Duplin and Hobbton. On the boys’ side, Billy Strickland secured first place in 20 minutes, while Strickland’s teammates Carl Blevins (20:38.8) and Trent Schillinger (20:46.2)…read more »

Athletes Of The Week: Billy Strickland

Athletes Of The Week: Billy Strickland

When Billy Strickland started running, he had no idea how much running would positively impact his life. Strickland has overcome numerous obstacles throughout his life, and he never stopped running after his dreams, and he is this week’s Male Athlete of the Week. “I thought I looked fat in the mirror, so I decided to…read more »

Cross Country: Princeton, Rosewood and North Duplin Compete in CC Meet

Cross Country: Princeton, Rosewood and North Duplin Compete in CC Meet

Overcoming the cold weather, Rosewood teammates Jaylee Amy and India Young finished among the top 10 during a Carolina 1A Conference meet ran at the Pikeville Town Hall on Monday afternoon. Amy took first individually with a time of 25 minutes, 0.4 seconds. Young crossed the line second in 26:14.60. Princeton’s Margaret Parrish (third, 27:10.40)…read more »

Athletes Of The Week: Todd Gardner

Athletes Of The Week: Todd Gardner

During the spring and summer, when the cross country season’s status was still unknown, C.B. Aycock’s Todd Gardner put in the work to make sure he was ready if he got the chance to compete. When that opportunity came, the junior was prepared, and it was clear his offseason training paid dividends. Gardner, who wants…read more »

Cross Country: Rosewood and North Duplin Compete In Carolina Conference 1A Meet

Cross Country: Rosewood and North Duplin Compete In Carolina Conference 1A Meet

Rosewood had another strong showing at a Carolina 1A Conference cross country meet on Tuesday afternoon. Katelyn Merrit won the girls’ race in 23 minutes and 33 seconds and propelled the team to a first-place finish. Merrit’s teammates Jaylee Amy (23:35), India Young (27:19) and Adler Shaw (29:34) finished in second, third, and fourth place,…read more »

Cross Country: C.B. Aycock And Southern Wayne Compete In ECC Action (PHOTO GALLERY)

Cross Country: C.B. Aycock And Southern Wayne Compete In ECC Action (PHOTO GALLERY)

Despite the chilly weather, Charles B. Aycock’s Todd Gardner — as expected — turned in another strong performance at an East Carolina 3A/4A cross country meet at the Bryan Multi-Sports Complex Wednesday afternoon. C.B. Aycock competed alongside Southern Wayne and South Central, with South Central winning the meet. Gardner secured first place in 18 minutes,…read more »

Wayne Country Day Set To Host First Cancer Try-Run

Wayne Country Day Set To Host First Cancer Try-Run

Some Wayne Country Day Students are putting together a unique event to support cancer patients undergoing treatment. The first Wayne Country Day Cancer Try-Run will occur on Saturday, Nov. 21st, at 10:00 a.m. at Wayne Country Day. There will be a mud run, a spartan run and a color run, which are all 5ks. There…read more »

UMO’s Michael Muñoz: An Inspiring Journey Rooted In Cross Country

UMO’s Michael Muñoz: An Inspiring Journey Rooted In Cross Country

From UMO Media Relations MOUNT OLIVE –  It takes a remarkable and unique person to accomplish the great victories Michael Muñoz has in such a short time. A first-generation college graduate, an NCAA Postgraduate Award Recipient, and now a successful administrator, Muñoz is an alumnus the Trojans remember for his resilience, determination, outstanding character, and athletic…read more »

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