Sports

UMO selects Carlson as new men’s soccer coach

The most notable symbols hanging from the rafters of Kornegay Arena are banners that recognize each sport’s achievement on the conference, regional and national scene. One caught Jason …

UMO’s Moncrief nominated for Osborne Award

Taylor Moncrief is one of 12 finalists nominated for the Murphy Osborne Scholar-Athlete Award, the highest academic accolade awarded to Conference Carolinas student-athletes. The University of …

Rams’ Colebrook earns top coaching honor

Charismatic and energetic, Mark Colebrook struggled when asked to take over as head boys’ basketball coach at Brogden Middle School. He had no ties to the rural community. And administrators …

Hawkins thrives from natural leadership gift

Friday the 13th will be seared in Daphne Hawkins’ memory for the rest of her life. In a matter of 12 hours on March 13, the two-time Academic All-Conference senior shot putter from the …

Two Trojans receive league honors

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Two University of Mount Olive student-athletes, Jordan Shughrue and Trent Joiner, have been named Conference Carolinas athletes-of-the-week in their respective …