New Hanover’s Ramone Simpson carries N.C. Central; Laney’s Elijah Wilson receives preseason honors at Coastal Carolina

Elijah Wilson. Photo courtesy-

College standouts from across the area continue to contribute this fall and New Hanover alum Ramone Simpson leads the list this week as the redshirt sophomore carried N.C. Central to a 21-17 victory on Saturday. The college basketball season is also right around the corner and one of our local products received preseason praise this […]

Injuries force Laney’s Coult Culler to hang up his cleats at N.C. State

Coult Culler. Photo courtesy- N.C. State Athletics.

RALEIGH – About two weeks ago Laney High School alum Coult Culler was wearing a boot on his left foot while introducing N.C. State football fans to another Wilmington area standout during the Wolfpack’s “From the 50” segment. On Wednesday, N.C. State head coach Dave Doeren announced Culler’s decision to no longer play football due to recurring injuries. “Coult […]

Laney grad Larry Williams lands on Oklahoma State football team

Larry Williams. Photo courtesy- Oklahoma State Football

STILLWATER, Okla. – Following a year at Hutchinson Community College in Kansas, Laney High School alum Larry Williams has landed in Stillwater, Oklahoma as the 6-foot, 4-inch, 318-pound redshirt junior looks for playing time on the Oklahoma State football team heading into the 2016-17 season. Williams enrolled in classes and trained with the team leading […]