The Workout of the Week is a full body workout consisting of six warm up sets followed by a trio of speed/agility activities, eight sets of muscle endurance work and a cooldown segment.   Read more

With no high school sports due to the pandemic, we have had time to ponder what they mean to us. We’ve been reminded that things we love can be gone seemingly overnight. So to promote some positive thinking about how high school athletes can be better when sports do return, I’ve concluded th… Read more

All-Marine basketball player Sgt. Jurmond Cattenhead was named Non-Commissioned Officer of 2019 for Marine Corps Installations East earlier this month. The former warehouse clerk at 2nd Supply Battalion on Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune is now a warehouse chief for the Provost Marshal’s Offi… Read more

Have you ever wondered what life would be like without sports? Read more

The third leg of the 2020 Jacksonville-Onslow Sports Commission (JOSC) Race Series has gone virtual due to the current COVID-19 pandemic. Participants in the New River Splash Duathlon & 5k have until June 15 to complete the 5k run to earn 15 series points or the duathlon, a 13-mile bike … Read more

Swansboro High School’s top wide receiver from last season is headed to Division II title contender Lenoir-Rhyne University this fall. Joel Hunt joins the Bears after totaling over 1,100 yards receiving in 2019 and setting single-season school records in receptions with 63 and receiving touc… Read more

Between now and May 31 individuals on Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune and Marine Corps Air Station New River are invited to do the Semper Fit Virtual Run, a challenge to run, walk or bike at least three of 10 courses on base ranging from 2.4 to 13.5 miles for a free Grand Prix Series event t-shirt. Read more

The announcement that high school athletes, coaches and parents across the state were bracing for was made on April 24 after Gov. Roy Cooper announced students won’t be back in a classroom for the remainder of the school year. That means no more high school sports this spring, per the North … Read more

Southwest Onslow High School graduate Dharyus Thomas, class of 2019, has decided to continue his basketball career at Sandhills Community College in Pinehurst after playing last season at the Washington Academy in Greenville. Read more

Da’Rod Crutchfield, a 2017 Lejeune High School graduate, is no stranger to winning. He won an individual state championship and three regionals as a long jumper at LHS as well as three regional team championships. Read more

I recently talked with Tina Brooks, a nutrition specialist, coach and exercise physiologist who is the Health Promotion Coordinator for MCCS Lejeune-New River, about health and nutrition during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are five major takeaways from our conversation. Read more

Since the competitive sports world came to a standstill over a month ago, we’ve had time to reflect on what we love about sports. In that time, it wasn’t too hard for me to pinpoint the three things I miss most. Read more

It is well known that U.S. Marines are top-notch athletes. In its history, the Marine Corps has produced and refined some of the world’s best athletes. This list features just a small portion of some of the best athletes that have served in the Marine Corps. Read more