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Men’s Lacrosse: UMO Upends Rockhurst (PHOTO GALLERY)

Men’s Lacrosse: UMO Upends Rockhurst (PHOTO GALLERY)

Rockhurst University traveled to Mount Olive to take on the UMO men’s lacrosse team on Saturday morning. By the end of four periods of play, UMO emerged with the 11-7 victory. UMO improved to 3-1 overall. The Trojans travel to Wingate on Tuesday.read more »

Boys Basketball: Goldsboro Falls To Cummings In Third Round (PHOTO GALLERY)

Boys Basketball: Goldsboro Falls To Cummings In Third Round (PHOTO GALLERY)

In an incredibly hard-fought game, No. 6 Goldsboro came up just short against No. 3 Cummings in the third round of the NCHSAA 2A playoffs. The Cougars fell to the Cavaliers 65-63. Cummings advances to face No. 2 Kinston in the fourth round, while Goldsboro’s season ends with a 20-5 overall record. Goldsboro also won…read more »

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 »

Girls Basketball: WCDS Eliminated In Final Four By O’Neal School

Girls Basketball: WCDS Eliminated In Final Four By O’Neal School

Photo and article from Laieke Abebe The Wayne Country Day girls basketball team played in its fifth consecutive state semifinals on Tuesday. However, the Chargers have not been able to get over the hump and reach the state title game. Despite another fantastic season, the Chargers fell, 56-43 to The O’Neal School in the NCISAA…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 »

Football: Goldsboro’s Taylor Invited To East-West All-Star Game

Football: Goldsboro’s Taylor Invited To East-West All-Star Game

Justin Taylor’s stellar senior campaign on the football field came to a close in November. Little did Taylor know he wasn’t done. He’ll spend a few more days playing high school football in mid-July as a member of the East All-Star football team. It’s the first time since Xzavior Bowden in 2019 that an athlete…read more »

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