Sports

Gators’ Haggerty inks NLI with UMO

SEVEN SPRINGS – The first time Amanda Haggerty traded ground strokes with University of Mount Olive head tennis coach Kevin Coghill, she was hooked. Then a freshman, Haggerty knew she had to …

Trojan men knock off Crusaders

University of Mount Olive undoubtedly took care of business during its recent home-court stretch. Especially Wednesday evening. Freshman Calvin Washington scored 11 consecutive points in a …

North Duplin sweeps league rival Hobbton

NEWTON GROVE – North Duplin halted a frustrating 10-game skid with a 20-17 conquest of Carolina 1-A Conference girls’ basketball rival Hobbton on Friday evening. Hannah Martin and Starr Jaco …

UMO matmen dealt dual-team loss

“They’re true freshmen.” First-year University of Mount Olive wrestling coach Jake Patascil reminds himself of that fact daily. The loss of key starters to injuries haven’t helped …

Southern Wayne girls upend New Bern

NEW BERN ­— Alissa Meadows tickled the twine 14 points as Southern Wayne notched a 43-32 victory over Eastern Carolina 3A/4A Conference foe New Bern on Friday evening. Ta’Niyah Glaspie …