Neuse News Athletes of the Week
A.J. Dupree, Greene Central, football
Dupree was all over the field in the Rams' 38-35 victory over C.B. Aycock on Aug. 24. The senior registered 201 yards rushing on 14 carries and two touchdowns on offense, while racking up seven tackles and a 97-yard interception return for a score defensively.
Favorite food: Fried chicken
Favorite artist: Meek Mill
One place he would like to travel to: Hawaii
If he could change one thing about himself: it would be the ability to become taller, which would make things easier for him
Emily Dykes, Ayden-Grifton, volleyball
Dykes played a pivotal role in the Chargers winning games against North Pitt and Farmville Central last week. The junior had 14 kills and two blocks against the Panthers on Aug. 21 before adding 10 kills against the Jaguars the following day.
Favorite food: Hot Cheetos
Favorite artist: Cardi B
One place she would like to travel to: Australia
If she could change one thing about herself: Nothing, because she was made this way for a reason