Wrestling Team Claims Title @ Alan Sewell Duals

posted Dec 5, 2017, 12:08 PM by Jeffrey Jones reported that...
"Eight Laney wrestlers finished 5-0 to help the Buccaneers claim the title at their own tournament.

Laney downed Ashley (62-16), Conway, S.C. (64-13), Hoggard (78-6), South Brunswick (62-14) and Swansboro (56-18).

Click here to find out who the eight wrestlers were!

Go Bucs!!!

StarNewsOnline All-Area Athletes

posted Dec 5, 2017, 8:32 AM by Jeffrey Jones   [ updated Dec 5, 2017, 8:33 AM ]

On Wednesday, Dec. 5th the following Student-Athletes will be recognized StarNewsOnline All-Area Athletes for their perspective sport.
  • Reagan Creasy (Girls Golf)
  • Grace Holcomb (Girls Golf)
  • Jayla Rogers (Girls Golf)
  • Kassidy Rhode (Girls Golf)
  • Jessica Tucker (Girls Tennis)
  • Conner Riggs (Boys Cross Country)
  • Patrick Shields (Boys Cross Country)
  • Natalie Tyner (Girls Cross Country)
  • Tyler Keser (Boys Soccer)
  • Matthew Scott (Football)
  • Kenjuan Watkins (Football)

Marc McLaurin (Basketball) nominated 'Athlete of the Week'

posted Nov 27, 2017, 6:38 AM by Jeffrey Jones   [ updated Dec 8, 2017, 12:55 PM ] named Marc McLaurin as 'Stand Out Performers' for the week of November 26 - December 2.

He is also nominated for 'Athlete of the Week'.

Marc "scored 17 points in all three victories, shooting 57 percent (20 of 35) from the field for Buccaneers. He also went 2 of 3 from 3-point range and averaged 6 rebounds."

Saniya Rivers, Seth Thomas & Khalil Tucker are Stand Out Performers!

posted Nov 27, 2017, 6:38 AM by Jeffrey Jones   [ updated Nov 27, 2017, 6:39 AM ] named three Laney Athletes as 'Stand Out Performers' for the week of November 19 - 25.

They are:
  • Girl's Basketball - "Saniya Rivers, Laney: In her first high school contest, the talented freshman made 5 of 7 shots for 12 points in a win over Northside-Jax. on Tuesday. She also had seven rebounds and six assists."
  • Wrestling - "Seth Thomas, Laney: The sophomore won all five matches -- four by pin and one by injury default -- at the Sass-Holmes Duals on Wednesday"
  • Wrestling -"Khalil Tucker, Laney: Finished with a perfect 5-0 record at Wednesday’s Sass-Holmes Duals, winning three matches by pin and two others by forfeit."

Wrestler Seth Thomas nominated for Athlete of the Week!

posted Nov 27, 2017, 6:26 AM by Jeffrey Jones

Seth Thomas was nominated for the's 'Athlete of the Week' for November 19-25. said...

"Seth Thomas, Laney wrestling: The sophomore won all five matches -- four by pin and one by injury default -- at the Sass-Holmes Duals on Wednesday."

Natalie Tyner finishes 14th @ Foot Locker South Regional Championships!

posted Nov 27, 2017, 5:18 AM by Jeffrey Jones

Junior Natalie Tyner competed at the Foot Locker South Regional Championships at McAlpine Greenway in Charlotte on Saturday, November 25th.

She finished in 14th place only 23 seconds behind the winner.

Congrats Natalie!

Jenson Edwards signs to play Basketball @ High Point University!

posted Nov 9, 2017, 7:12 AM by Jeffrey Jones   [ updated Nov 9, 2017, 7:20 AM ]

Congratulations to Senior Guard, Jenson Edwards, on signing with High Point University on Wednesday, November 8th, 2018. 
Follow High Point Panther's Women's Basketball on twitter - @HPUWBB
Follow Laney Girl's Basketball  on twitter - @laneygirlsbball

Congrats to Jenson's coach, Coach Ashley Berting, assistant coach, Coach Wayne Adams, and her former coach, Coach Sherri Tynes. Job well done!

Junior Natalie Tyner won the STATE Cross-Country Championship

posted Nov 6, 2017, 6:38 AM by Jeffrey Jones   [ updated Nov 6, 2017, 1:12 PM ]

Congrats to junior Natalie Tyner who won the CC State Championship today by a massive 27 seconds.
Natalie finished in 17:41.82. That is the 2nd fastest pace in N.C. history.

Jayla Rogers was named recipient of the NCHSAA Performance of the Week award

posted Nov 2, 2017, 12:40 PM by Jeffrey Jones

Way to go, Jayla!

Football Team named WWAY's '5th Quarter Team of the Week'!

posted Nov 2, 2017, 8:25 AM by Jeffrey Jones   [ updated Nov 2, 2017, 8:26 AM ]'s 5th-quarter Team-of-the-Week
The Laney High School Football Team was named the '5th Quarter Team of the Week' by after their victory over West Brunswick. 

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