Senior send-off

The Goldsboro High School volleyball team is currently playing against conference foe James Kenan, but the Lady Cougars have already had an emotional night, as the team’s seniors were honored before the match.

The following shots were taken by Pride photojournalist Ze’Mirah Harris. Good luck, ladies.

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Homecoming? Girl, please …

The Homecoming Pep Rally and field activities dominated the afternoon, but tonight is when the real fireworks take place, as the Goldsboro High School football team hosts conference rival Clinton.

The GHS Marching Band will make its official return. A homecoming queen and king will be crowned. And a MAJOR surprise will be lurking in the shadows. (For a hint, tune in to @GHS_Cougars on Twitter and Instagram before kick-off.)

The game starts at 7 p.m., but in the meantime, enjoy these photos taken by Pride photojournalists Tyler Kearney, Tiana Brewington, Coryana Smith, and Ze’Mirah Harris.

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Homecoming Week kicks off


Afros, sideways ponytails, and plenty of posters were seen across the Goldsboro High School campus Monday, as Homecoming Week kicked off with “Throwback Day” and the beginning of campaigning for Homecoming Court.

Check back in for more coverage – especially on Friday when the Cougar football team hosts conference rival Clinton.

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Bowden, Cougars thrash Aycock 35-14

After trailing 14-0 at the half, the Goldsboro High School football team woke up and put up 35 unanswered points to top rival Charles B. Aycock in Pikeville. More on the game will be published this weekend, but until then, the following photographs are among the Pride crew’s early favorites and were taken by photojournalist Shayla Greene.

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Silver linings …

The Goldsboro High School football team might have lost to rival Eastern Wayne tonight on a late field goal, but there were plenty of things for the Cougar family to celebrate. The GHS marching band is back. Choral students, a flag team, and dance squad filled out the new student section. And dozens of Cougars performed a rendition of the National Anthem that sent goosebumps up and down the arms of those in the crowd.

Yeah, losing is hard. Especially to a rival. So this one hurts. But we at the Pride believe the many victories of the day will trump this one loss.

The following photographs were taken by Shayla Greene, Tyler Kearney, Ze’Mirah Harris, Coryana Smith, and Mr. Fine. 

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Day One: The village showed up

They say it takes a village to raise a child. Well, this morning, the village showed up. Goldsboro High School alumni, school staff, community leaders, and family members converged on the GHS campus early this morning to welcome students back – and to encourage them to believe in themselves this year as the Cougar family works to continue to change the narrative.

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