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Marioky Scott

by Terry Watson | February 20th, 2018
Marioky Scott

Sometimes, one conversation is all it takes to change everything. Marioky Scott could attest, carving out a great career in track and field throughout the years. Born on February 28, 1969, Scott lived in Panama until she was 14. While she was brought into the sport early, it wasn’t in a conventional way — and […]

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The Greensboro Trojans

by Terry Watson | February 20th, 2018
The Greensboro Trojans

The Greensboro Trojans are a competitive All-Star Stomp-N-Shake Cheerleading Squad representing the city of Greensboro. All of its athletes attend different high schools but come together for one single purpose; to compete collectively, raise awareness, and support the unique and creative style of cheerleading called Stomp-N-Shake. The Greensboro Trojans offer instruction in the foundation and […]

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The Winston Wildcats

by Terry Watson | February 20th, 2018
The Winston Wildcats

The Winston Wildcats are a professional indoor football team that began as an idea in 2015 from team owner Barry Marrow of the Carolina Aviators which is based in Concord, N.C. The guidance from Marrow and his fantastic staff made the first season possible for team owner Roderick Hinton. Through their efforts they were able […]

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Zachary Gardner

Junios Smith | February 20th, 2018
Zachary Gardner

For the past five years, Zachary Garner has enjoyed the sport and improved his game throughout. The fourth grader from Alamance Elementary is playing for the Pleasant Garden Basketball League at Bethlehem Methodist Church after being on the Playmakers at Bryan YMCA in Greensboro. Garner, a combo guard, said the transition has been a bit […]

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Heartsavers USA

Ricardo Davis | December 20th, 2017
Heartsavers USA

Heartsavers USA (formerly known as NC Heartsavers) is a locally owned CPR/First Aid training company. The organization was established in 2014. The company primarily serves the Piedmont Triad and surrounding areas. Their mission is to increase awareness of the need for CPR/First Aid training. Their goal is to have at least one individual in every […]

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Lance Boykin

Dawn Cauthen-Thornton | December 20th, 2017
Lance Boykin

The Boykin name runs deep through the halls of High Point Christian Academy in High Point, NC, and has done so for quite some time. Lamar Boykin helped charter the boys football program at the school, where he coached both of his sons, and was the first junior varsity head coach. Now he serves as […]

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NBN Sports

by Terry Watson | December 20th, 2017
NBN Sports

NBN (Nothing But Net) Sports Inc. is a non-profit organization that was established as a result of the ever-growing need in the city of Durham for positive reinforcement in our youth. The primary focus of this organization is to create an outlet for children and teens by developing a variety of programs that support and […]

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Nicole Kelly

Dawn Cauthen-Thornton | December 20th, 2017
Nicole Kelly

It shouldn’t come as a surprise that Nicole Kelly is a highly-decorated track and field star. After all, she does come from a long line of athletes, starting with her grandfather who was a football, basketball, and ping pong player as well as a lifeguard in his heyday. He seems to have passed that gene […]

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Coach Shawn Reese

by Terry Watson | December 20th, 2017
Coach Shawn Reese

Shawn Reese has been a staple in the Greensboro football community over the past 13 years, coaching teams before players get to the high school level. A volunteer coach and offensive coordinator with Pop Warner teams, including the Southwest Jets, Reese has spent the past three seasons coaching at Mendenhall Middle School working the first […]

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Chris Thacker Jr.

Junios Smith | December 21st, 2017
Chris Thacker Jr.

Since a 10-2 season in 2010, the Golden Eagles go a combined 14-50 with no playoff appearances over the next six years. Ben L. Smith would change its fortunes in 2017, winning five games and reaching the postseason for the first time in seven years. “The seniors we had on this team were good,” Chris […]

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