December 03, 2016

BEAUFORT — For the first time in four years, the Tarboro football season won’t end in the third round of the playoffs.

The Vikings leaned on its typically dominant defense to fight off a quick start from East Carteret on Friday, and the unit performed as expected. Tarboro forced two…

Playoff Storylines: December 2

December 02, 2016


Last week: The Warriors found themselves in a full-on slugfest with Northside-Pinetown, coming out on top in a 16-14 victory. Normally reliant on the run, North Edgecombe’s two scores came from the arm of quarterback Mark Williams. When its offense…

Tarboro historic defense paces playoff run

December 01, 2016

TARBORO — “What are we at now?”

Andrew Harding got way too familiar with that question this season, but he had no problem hearing it either. 

The Tarboro defensive coordinator fielded it from his office during every new game week. The Vikings wanted to know their points-…

Tarboro's Lewis honored by Big Ten

November 30, 2016

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Junior defensive end Tyquan Lewis and senior punter Cameron Johnston were each named major award winners by the Big Ten Conference Tuesday as the all-conference defensive and specialists teams were announced by the league.

Four from Ohio State’s defense earned first-…