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Anthony Teachey: Home to coach kids' futures

By Phyllis Moore
Published in News on September 26, 2012 1:46 PM

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Anthony Teachey smiles while Jamesya Wynn, 13, and Teriquea Butler, 13, guard him during a game of basketball at the Goldsboro Boys & Girls Club. Teachey is the new director of the teen center at the club. He helps 14 to 18 teens on a daily basis with their homework and is implementing a physical fitness program. He was a star high school basketball player at Goldsboro High School and played at Wake Forest University before being drafted to play in the NBA with the Dallas Mavericks.

Growing up with seven siblings, the Boys & Girls Club's teen director Anthony Teachey was a self-described "country boy" who worked in the fields. His family moved from Mount Olive to Goldsboro when he was in fourth grade. Money was...

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