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Goldsboro rallied from an early first-quarter deficit, but in the fourth quarter, Midway managed to pull away for a 64-59 win over the Cougars on Friday evening. Despite the loss, Tziah Kelly recorded her 1,000th career point.

A nice bounce-back win. Goldsboro High defined such sentiment on Friday evening, playing great basketball on both ends of the floor runs to beat Midway 84-37.

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MOUNT OLIVE — The University of Mount Olive men’s basketball team fell to the Bulldogs of Barton College 91-79 in a midweek Conference Carolinas men’s basketball action at Kornegay Arena in Mount Olive, N.C.

Rosewood High School’s wrestling team ran its season dual record to 26-4 with wins over Richlands 48-29 and Neuse Charter 51-29 on Wednesday at Neuse Charter. The Eagles were paced by Timothy Decatur, Christian Decatur, Chris Hill, and Sebastian Blea with each wrestler going 2-0 on the eveni…

University of Mount Olive senior forward Felecity Havens scored 34 points and snagged five rebounds, but her performance was muted by a determined Barton College squad which used a solid defensive effort to create an early lead and beat Mount Olive, 88-71, on Wednesday night.

CHAPEL HILL — Just seven points separate four teams in the Carolina 1-A Conference Wells Fargo Conference cup competition after the conclusion of the fall sports season.

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Princeton started off hot and played stifling defense in a 64-14 Carolina 1-A Conference win over North Duplin on Tuesday night. The victory helped the Bulldogs stay tied with Rosewood for first place in the conference.

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Chaplain George Gregory and his wife, Tondra, have been ministering to athletes, coaches and their wives on the Los Angeles Chargers for the past two years. He has seen his fair share of ups and downs during his life, but his faith in God, his family and passion to share the Gospel with othe…

Rosewood outscored North Duplin 29-20 in the second half and drained some clutch free throws over the final minute in a 56-51 grind-it-out victory on Friday evening.

Junior point guard Rylee Meyers led all scorers with 15 points as Rosewood dispatched North Duplin, 55-10, in Carolina 1A Conference action on Friday night.

Charles B. Aycock senior Mackenzie Jones has elected to take her talents to Wake Tech and continue her soccer career. The Golden Falcons standout signed her letter of intent on Friday afternoon.

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Braylee Butts scored her 1,000th career point, and the Rosewood varsity girls’ basketball team held Hobbton to no field goals the entire game. The Eagles won 54-4 before a faithful crowd at the “Eagles Nest” on Thursday night.

MOUNT OLIVE — The University of Mount Olive women’s basketball team defeated the Valkyries of Converse College 78-69 in Conference Carolinas action Tuesday evening in Mount Olive. Felecity Havens led Mount Olive with 23 points while Azariah Fields added a career-high 17 points and Makayla Ni…

Creating turnovers and proficient shooting. That combination proved sound enough for the Goldsboro varsity girls’ basketball team on Tuesday night, as evidenced by its 80-63 victory over East Carolina 2-A Conference opponent Clinton.

HIGH POINT — Felecity Havens of the University of Mount Olive women’s basketball team earned her second Conference Carolinas Player of the Week honor, following a 2-0 performance by the Trojans on the week, it announced by the league office Monday morning. Havens becomes the first women’s pl…

TIGERVILLE, S.C. — The University of Mount Olive women’s basketball team defeated the Crusaders of North Greenville University 65-49 in Conference Carolinas action on Saturday afternoon in Tigerville, S.C. Felecity Havens led Mount Olive 26 points while Jada Bacchus added 17 of her own as th…

TIGERVILLE, S.C. — The University of Mount Olive men’s basketball team picked up its first win of the new year and broke its four-game losing streak Saturday with a 70-65 win over North Greenville University on the road in Tigerville, S.C., in Conference Carolinas men’s basketball action.

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The times are changing for Southern Wayne boys’ basketball team as Friday’s 64-36 victory over New Bern provided yet another step in the right direction.

Ty’Lisha Maye and Alissa Meadows each scored eight points to lead Southern Wayne past Eastern Carolina 3A/4A Conference foe New Bern, 46-31, in the Lady Saints’ conference home opener Friday night.

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Three days removed from back-to-back losses against Wingate, University of Mount Olive lost its fourth straight game Wednesday evening against Emmanuel College.

Felecity Havens scored 27 points and became University of Mount Olive’s all-time leading scorer in the Trojans’ 63-60 win over Conference Carolina foe Emmanuel College at Kornegay Arena on Wednesday evening.

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Demetric Wright nailed a buzzer beating three-pointer, and Southern Wayne stunned Spring Creek, 60-57, during the fifth-place game of the sixth annual Southern Bank-Mount Olive Pickle Winter Classic on Friday evening.

Coastal Christian flourished in its transition offense and rolled Wayne Christian, 87-64, in the third-place game of the sixth annual Southern Bank-Mount Olive Pickle Winter Classic at Kornegay Arena on Friday evening.

Wayne Country Day head coach David Flowers will have plenty of great memories inside Kornegay Arena, when he looks back at how his team played during the sixth annual  Southern Bank-Mount Olive Pickle Winter Classic.

WINGATE — The University of Mount Olive men’s basketball team fell to the Bulldogs of Wingate University on Friday evening in non-conference action. UMO was led by freshman Michael Brown with 15 points.

Rosewood High School’s wrestling team traveled to Athens Drive High School in Raleigh to participate in the 47th Annual WRAL Highschool OT Invitational Wrestling Tournament over the weekend. This tournament typically is one of the biggest and strongest events in the state. Rosewood entered e…

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One bad first quarter. Spring Creek converted only four field goals during the first quarter and just couldn’t recover in a 53-50 opening-round loss to Wayne Christian on day one of the sixth annual Southern Bank/Mount Olive Pickle Winter Classic on Wednesday afternoon.

Senior forward Isaiah Wilder poured in 16 points and grabbed 10 rebounds on Wednesday afternoon as Goldsboro High overcame a sluggish start to register a 68-54 triumph over Parrott Academy and advance to the second round of the FCA Winter Classic at Kornegay Arena.

Rosewood High School’s wrestling team traveled to Athens Drive High School in Raleigh to participate in the 47th Annual WRAL Highschool OT Invitational Wrestling Tournament over the weekend. This tournament typically is one of the biggest and strongest events in the state. Rosewood entered e…

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Every win isn’t going to be an easy one. Some games, you can cruise to a victory. Other games can be tough, grind-out affairs. Eastern Wayne’s 45-40 victory over Kinston on Friday night proved to be the latter. No magic moves, just a gutty victory.

Eastern Wayne played out of character, and lost its poise early against Kinston on Friday evening.

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ETTRICK, VA. — The University of Mount Olive men’s basketball team fell to the Trojans of Virginia State University 72-65 on Wednesday afternoon in nonconference road action in Ettrick, Va. UMO was led by Jamaal Matin with 21 points in the loss.

High Point — Conference Carolinas announced the 2018 Fall Scholar Athletes of the Year, as voted on by the Student-Athlete Affairs Committee. This award is presented annually to one student-athlete in each sport for recognition of their outstanding performance both on the field and in the cl…