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Wilson RB Abdul Adams commits to East Carolina
Wilson sophomore running back Abdul Adams committed to East Carolina Saturday, a decision that came just 10 days after he was offered a scholarship by the Pirates.
letters032013While East Carolina was the only offer Adams held, he had garnered wide interest after a successful season last fall. But he felt loyalty to East Carolina ever since the school started recruiting him earlier this spring, and the warm greeting he received from Pirates Coach Ruffin McNeill and his staff sealed the deal during spring game festivities this weekend.
“The thing that stuck out to me is Coach Ruffin… he’s a great coach and treats everyone like family,” Adams said. “It felt right.”
Ballou OL Levon Livingston commits to Kentucky
Less than a year after he burst onto the recruiting scene with strong showings on the summer camp circuit, Ballou junior offensive lineman Levon Livingston committed to Kentucky on Saturday.
The move comes after the 6-foot-7, 250-pound Livingston took a visit to Lexington this past weekend. He was also seriously considering West Virginia, and he also held offers from UNC-Charlotte, NC State and Temple.
Banneker Student Accepted at 5 Ivy League Schools
Seventeen-year-old Avery Coffey, a student at Benjamin Banneker High School in Northwest and a four-sport student-athlete, is the recipient of five Ivy League school acceptance letters.
As a result, the Southeast resident’s acceptance at Harvard, Yale, Brown, University of Pennsylvania and Princeton, has put the world at his fingertips.