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McClary Named New Goldsboro Football Coach

McClary Named New Goldsboro Football Coach

In the end, the call to come back home was too strong. Southern Wayne head coach Ronnie McClary Jr. is leaving Dudley is to become the new head football coach at Goldsboro High School. McClary is taking over for Timothy Ray, who left Goldsboro earlier this month to become the head football coach at Red…read more »

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

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

Winning a state championship is difficult, but winning back-to-back state championships is next to impossible. However, it’s a challenge that Eastern Wayne’s Ta’Honny Exum was more than willing to take on. The senior won a state title in shot put last season, and she followed it up by winning her second state title at the…read more »

Princeton’s Johnson Signs With Barton

Princeton’s Johnson Signs With Barton

Alaina Johnson signed a national letter of intent to play volleyball and throw shot put and discus next fall at Barton College. “It’s really cool, and it’s kind of like fulfilling a dream,” Johnson said. “I made it a goal to play in college when I was a freshman, and I always thought about Barton.…read more »

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 »

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