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Millbrook coach uses music to inspire

VIDEO: Millbrook student body president Bridgett Rogers, who is also a four-year basketball assistant, says Jamal Williams brings positivity everywhere he goes and that the students respond well to him. Williams, who is an assistant boys' basketball coach, is also a rapper who uses his music to inspire players and students.

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Millbrook coach uses music to inspire 00:48

Millbrook coach uses music to inspire

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Kai Crutchfield hits game-winner for Millbrook's girls basketball title

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Joyner says getting nerves under control key to winning 4A girls championship

Northwest Guilford coach says her young players don't play like ninth graders 00:23

Northwest Guilford coach says her young players don't play like ninth graders

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The final seconds of Millbrook's 75-74 win against Apex boys basketball

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Millbrook girls pick up big conference win over Wakefield

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Athens Drive senior swimmer Tyler Silver has big goals

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Southeast Raleigh girls' game leaders take us deeper into fast-paced victory

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Dexter Lawrence picks Clemson

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Wake Forest five-star recruit Dexter Lawrence is an All-American

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Briley Brind'Amour on her 22 kills in win over Broughton

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Broughton's Tiana Butler discusses Capitals' second-round win

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Millbrook coach uses music to inspire

VIDEO: Millbrook student body president Bridgett Rogers, who is also a four-year basketball assistant, says Jamal Williams brings positivity everywhere he goes and that the students respond well to him. Williams, who is an assistant boys' basketball coach, is also a rapper who uses his music to inspire players and students.
Video by Jessika Morgan, Photo by Liz Condo jmorgan@newsobserver.com
Millbrook coach uses music to inspire 00:48

Millbrook coach uses music to inspire

Kai Crutchfield hits game-winner for Millbrook's girls basketball title 01:12

Kai Crutchfield hits game-winner for Millbrook's girls basketball title

Joyner says getting nerves under control key to winning 4A girls championship 01:09

Joyner says getting nerves under control key to winning 4A girls championship

Northwest Guilford coach says her young players don't play like ninth graders 00:23

Northwest Guilford coach says her young players don't play like ninth graders