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Changing Of The Guard: Rosewood Has A New Athletic Director

Changing Of The Guard: Rosewood Has A New Athletic Director

The Rosewood athletics department will have a slightly different look this season. Longtime athletic director Robert Britt recently stepped down as the Eagles’ athletic director. At the same time, Jason King, who has been at the school for 17 years, has been named Rosewood’s new athletic director. “It’s something that sort of materialized. I’ve been…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 »

Track And Field: Eastern Wayne’s Ta’Honny Exum Wins State Title In Shot Put

Track And Field: Eastern Wayne’s Ta’Honny Exum Wins State Title In Shot Put

Runners and jumpers competed in their respective events for individual state titles in the N.C. High School Athletic Association outdoor track and field state championships this weekend held at Truist Stadium on the campus of N.C. A&T State University. Eastern Wayne’s Ta’Honny Exum won the state title in shot put. The junior heaved the shot…read more »

Athletes Of The Week: Riley Hill

Athletes Of The Week: Riley Hill

Name a sport played at Spring Creek High School, and Riley Hill probably plays it. The junior plays softball, basketball, tennis and competes in the discus and shotput. Playing so many sports is difficult for any student-athlete to balance, but Hill has managed to find a routine that makes things easier for her. “I think…read more »

Athletes Of The Week: Claire Denton

Athletes Of The Week: Claire Denton

Despite the hectic nature of balancing three sports, Spring Creek’s Claire Denton learned how to balance the three different sports, and she’s never stopped loving all three. Denton, who plays tennis, runs track, and is a cheerleader, said she loves what each sport brings. “My favorite sport is probably cheer because I’ve cheering forever. I…read more »

C.B. Aycock’s Hammonds Runs To UMO

C.B. Aycock’s Hammonds Runs To UMO

C.B. Aycock track coach Scottie Rodgers recognized Matthew Hammonds’ potential as a runner during his freshman season. Over the course of four years, Rodgers watched the soft-spoken and modest Hammonds transformed into an elite athlete through hard work and dedication. “He’s pretty quick, and since his freshman year, he’s worked hard. He’s a go-getter who…read more »

Athletes Of The Week: Katlyn Parrish

Athletes Of The Week: Katlyn Parrish

C.B Aycock’s Katlyn Parrish is not your typical student-athlete, and the head girls’ basketball coach Randy Pate has certainly taken notice. After the Golden Falcons’ final game against Eastern Wayne on February 19th. Pate called Parrish “our Larry Bird.” Parrish appreciated the compliment and said playing for the Pate the past four years has made…read more »

Princeton’s Casey To Run Track And Cross Country At Barton College

Princeton’s Casey To Run Track And Cross Country At Barton College

Princeton’s Adam Casey recently signed a national letter of intent to run cross country and track at Barton College. Casey is a standout cross country and distance runner for the Bulldogs. He has a personal best of 5:06 in the 1600m, an 11:11 in the 3200m, and a time of 18:17.20 in the 5000m. “I…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 »

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 »

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