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A three-sport athlete at Southern Wayne High School, Alexus Elliott has decided to take her talents to Elizabeth City.

MURFREESBORO — In the series finale, the No. 17 University of Mount Olive Trojans split the Conference Carolinas doubleheader with the Chowan University Hawks taking game one 9-6 before falling in game two, 11-3, in Bristol, Tenn., Saturday. 

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Look! Up in the sky! It’s a bird. It’s a plane, no it’s Nyesha Best draining a three-pointer over your head.

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Wayne Country Day head coach David Flowers is a floor general who constantly brims with enthusiasm while walking along the sideline.

LEXINGTON, S.C. — No. 17 University of Mount Olive Trojans defeated the Tornado of King University 7-2 Sunday afternoon in the series finale in Bristol, Tenn.

Even though his senior season did not end the way he wanted it to, Isaiah Wilder still walked away from his final season at Goldsboro High School with a lot of positives.

Congratulations to the Norwayne Cobra Cheerleaders for winning third place at the Cheerleading Nationals that took place in Myrtle Beach, SC last weekend. Cheerleading Nationals is not an open competition, and not every team can go and earn a top three spot. For a team to compete, they must …

Wayne Country Day wrapped up its winter sports season by recognizing its outstanding student-athletes in boys’ and girls’ basketball and boys’ and girls’ swimming.

MOUNT OLIVE — The Mount Olive Trojans fell to the Crimson of Harvard University in straight sets on Tuesday evening in NCAA Division I men’s volleyball action at Kornegay Arena.

DURHAM — The Duke baseball team dropped a 12-6 decision to Campbell on Wednesday at Durham Bulls Athletic Park. The Fighting Camels (12-8) pounded out 17 hits and scored in five of the first six frames en route to the victory.

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Charles B. Aycock scored two runs in the first inning and held on for a 6-5 win over Southern Wayne on Tuesday.

MOUNT OLIVE — No. 11 University of Mount Olive Trojans defeated the Tornado of King University 7-2 Sunday afternoon in the series finale in Bristol, Tenn.

Lynchburg, Va. — The North Carolina pitching staff only conceded two hits to Liberty on Tuesday afternoon, but the Tar Heels fell to the Flames 2-0. Liberty scored both of their runs courtesy of a two-out, two-run home run in the fifth inning. Freshman Will Sandy had one of his best performa…

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Eastern Wayne overcame a slow start against rival Goldsboro and rallied for a 7-4 victory in non-conference action Monday evening.

FRANKLIN SPRINGS, GA. - The University of Mount Olive men's and women's basketball teams both had seasons to talk about making runs to the semifinals of the conference tournament. Unfortunately, the Trojans seasons ended in the semis to the No. 1 seeded Emmanuel College on both sides, men an…

Southern Wayne’s Dawn Anderson signed a national letter-of-intent to play at Brunswick Community College. Anderson said she liked everything Brunswick Community College had to offer her on and off the field.

CHARLOTTE (AP) — Zion Williamson remembers crying in his mother's arms after suffering a knee sprain that would sideline him for nearly six full games and threaten fifth-ranked Duke's title potential.

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On a bright and sunny Thursday afternoon, Rosewood continued its hot start to the season.

WINSTON-SALEM — Mount Olive softball swept the Rams of Winston-Salem State University in the nonconference doubleheader on Wednesday afternoon at Twin City Field in Winston-Salem.

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During his time at Pitt Community College, Goldsboro native Se’Maj Yelverton overcame multiple injuries to achieve his goals. Yelverton, a 6-foot-6 sophomore forward, is a vital piece in the Bulldog’s pursuit of a championship this season.

MOUNT OLIVE — No. 11 University of Mount Olive Trojans falls to the Bulldogs of Wingate University 10-9 Tuesday afternoon at Scarborough Field in Mount Olive.

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MOUNT OLIVE --- In the series finale, the No. 4 University of Mount Olive Trojans split the doubleheader with the Barton College Bulldogs falling in game one 7-6 in extra innings before taking game two 9-1 at Scarborough Field in Mount Olive, N.C., Saturday.

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After weeks of cold weather that wreaked havoc on preseason preparation and a season-opening loss against Eastern Christian Home School, Wayne Country Day bounced back with an impressive offensive showing, defeating Statesville Christian, 15-0, in a non-conference game.

Prolific Goldsboro High School running back Xzavior Bowden was recently selected to be a member of the East All-Star football team. It’s the first time since 2013 that an athlete from Goldsboro High School has been chosen to compete in the annual celebration in Greensboro.

FRANKLIN SPRINGS, GA. — The No. 4 Mount Olive Trojans fell to the Lions of No. 1 seeded Emmanuel College, 77-64, on Thursday afternoon in the semifinals of the 2019 Conference Carolinas Women’s Basketball Championship Tournament at the Shaw Athletic Center in Franklin Springs, Ga.

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Princeton pounced on Spring Creek early, and the Bulldogs dispatched the Gators 13-1 on Thursday evening in Seven Springs.

MOUNT OLIVE — The Mount Olive Trojans defeated the Flying Fleet of Erskine College 80-66 on Tuesday evening in the quarterfinals of the 2019 Conference Carolinas Men’s Basketball Championship Tournament at Kornegay Arena in Mount Olive.

MOUNT OLIVE No. 4 University of Mount Olive Trojans defeated the Newberry College Wolves 22-8 in nonconference baseball Tuesday afternoon at Scarborough Field in Mount Olive.