Getting in shape is one thing, but staying in shape is another. It’s a process that takes setting realistic goals and knowing what you’re capable of, Dr. Brock Niceler, sports medicine division director at East Carolina University Physicians, said.
Fans filling the bleachers at local high school football fields for the season’s first games this week will notice red shirts along the sidelines identifying athletic trainers. They represent a unique collaboration that serves as a model for how to approach injury prevention among high school athletes. he partnership between East Carolina University and Pitt County Schools to provide certified athletic trainers at each high school was established largely in response to the Sept. 20, 2008, death of J.H. Rose football player JaQuan Waller.
A Purple Heart recipient from Camp Lejeune and his soon-to-be wife won a wedding at the Tryon Palace. Cpl. Paul is a Purple Heart Recipient who’s stationed at Camp Lejeune, and is currently deployed in the Middle East. His fiancée, Jonai Lloyd, is from Wilmington and is a current student at East Carolina University.
Lily Howie loves to sit with children, sharing stories and smiles. But the latest story the Fayetteville teenager shares is a special one, and not always with a happy ending. Howie, a recent graduate of Massey Hill Classical High School, has written and illustrated two age-appropriate booklets for children who are about to experience the confusing, sometimes scary process of interviews at the Fayetteville Child Advocacy Center.