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C.B. Aycock’s Rodriguez Makes Barton His Choice

C.B. Aycock’s Rodriguez Makes Barton His Choice

James Rodriguez only started playing tennis six years ago, and he quickly developed a deep passion for the sport. He began spending countless hours on the court to improve his skills. When Rodriguez reached high school, he earned a spot on C.B. Aycock’s tennis team as a freshman. And his prep career slowly blossomed each…read more »

Athletes Of The Week: Brianna Verme

Athletes Of The Week: Brianna Verme

When Brianna Verme started playing sports in high school, she did not envision herself one day leading the team. Of course, she had dreams of blossoming into a key contributor on the field, but she was not sure she would ever thrive as a softball player. Now, two years later, Verme has done just that.…read more »

Athletes Of The Week: Sara Daughtry

Athletes Of The Week: Sara Daughtry

Growing up, watching people play volleyball, Sara Daughtry knew she wanted to be on the court playing volleyball one day. Daughtry started playing volleyball at eight years old, and since then, she hoped that if she kept working on her craft, she could be a starter on a varsity team. And through hard and work…read more »

UMO’s Exercise Science Lab Is Impactful For Students And Graduates

UMO’s Exercise Science Lab Is Impactful For Students And Graduates

From UMO Media Relations MOUNT OLIVE – When the University of Mount Olive Associate Professor of Exercise Science Dr. Mark Deaton was hired in 2013, it became his mission to establish an exercise science lab at the University. He envisioned a lab that would not only serve the obvious needs of the University’s program majors,…read more »

Athletes of the Week: Allecia Langdon

Athletes of the Week: Allecia Langdon

Rosewood senior Allecia Langdon loves to play sports so much that it is practically in her blood. And like most student-athletes, Langdon struggled when sports were taken away from her last spring because of the COVID-19 pandemic. A junior at the time, Langdon and the Eagles played three games before the season was taken away.…read more »

NCHSAA releases postseason plans

NCHSAA releases postseason plans

On Tuesday afternoon, the North Carolina High School Athletic Association amended many of its guidelines for the 2020-2021 sports season. The NCHSAA also released details on its postseason plans for each sport. One of the most significant changes this school year is playoff schedule will decrease by one round for most sports. The playoffs this…read more »

Athletes of the Week: Ashton Gupton

Athletes of the Week: Ashton Gupton

When Wayne Country Day senior Ashton Gupton started playing golf, she had no idea she would fall in love with the sport. Golf is a deceptively tricky sport. It may look easy, but becoming a good golfer requires countless hours of practice and dedication to the sport. Through those countless hours of practice, Gupton was…read more »

Athletes of the Week: Thomas Sumner

Athletes of the Week: Thomas Sumner

Many students play soccer in high school, but few inhabit the sport the way Wayne Country Day’s Thomas Sumner does. The senior goalie became a serious student of the game after taking it up in middle school, and since then, Sumner dedicates at least part of his day to improving his craft. It is evident…read more »

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