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Southern Wayne Trio Sign National Letters Of Intent

Southern Wayne Trio Sign National Letters Of Intent

On Tuesday afternoon, three Southern Wayne student-athletes signed national letters of intent to play at the collegiate level. Offensive linemen Knowledge Broadie and Isaiah Sharpe will continue their football careers at St. Augustine’s University in Raleigh. At the same time, three-sport athlete Tayvon Callahan will run track at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke.…read more »

Greenwood’s Rahkeem Faison Wins Adidas Indoor Nationals Rising Stars Race

Greenwood’s Rahkeem Faison Wins Adidas Indoor Nationals Rising Stars Race

Rahkeem Faison, an eighth-grader at Greenwood Middle School, recently won the Adidas Indoor Nationals Rising Stars 60m finals. Faison, who runs with NC Flight Club, completed the race in 7.17, which was .16 seconds faster than Kobe Mack, who came in second place. “It felt good. I train a lot, and just knowing all that…read more »

Athletes Of The Week: Jay Bass

Athletes Of The Week: Jay Bass

Goldsboro’s Jay Bass started to fall in love with running in the sixth grade. He competed in a 5k race, which he completed in 24 minutes. Delighted by his time, Bass quickly realized he had a knack for running. “I felt very accomplished, and that’s where my love of running distance really came from,” Bass…read more »

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 »

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 »

Athletes Of The Week: Edwin Perez

Athletes Of The Week: Edwin Perez

No one in the Eastern Carolina 3A/4A Conference has figured out how to catch Southern Wayne’s Edwin Perez in four years. The senior, who plays soccer and runs track and cross country, is one of the Saint’s top runners. Perez is this week’s Brian Allen State Farm Insurance Male Athlete of the Week. “I like…read more »

Eastern Wayne’s Angus Dove runs to Cornell

Eastern Wayne’s Angus Dove runs to Cornell

Eastern Wayne coach Leander Oates is mighty proud of Angus Dove. He has the right to be. He is proud because one of Eastern Wayne’s top student-athletes is headed to the Ivy League. Dove signed a national letter-of-intent to run track earlier this week, and he recently left Goldsboro to attend Cornell University in Ithaca,…read more »

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