April 20, 2018

SouthWest Edgecombe's athletics tradition might always be rooted in football, but Dillon Garbrandt has at the very least become a pioneer for the school's student-athletes.

Garbrandt signed Thursday to play men's soccer next season at Barton College, and in doing so, he became the first Cougars…

SouthWest Edgecombe finishes third at Tarboro Easter Classic

April 06, 2018

Nothing in the previous two meetings between the Tarboro and SouthWest Edgecombe baseball teams would have suggested that something like this was possible. Each team had won a game as part of a March 9 doubleheader.

And yet, in the third-place game of the Tarboro Baseball Easter Classic, SouthWest…

Basketball All-area: Baker cooks up strong season for Jaguars basketball

April 04, 2018

Kalil Baker was on his way out of the building following an interview after he posed for several photos when his shoes began to squeak.

With every step, whenever his heel would touch the floor, a noise would sound from his shoe. The Rocky Mount Prep senior joked that whatever was causing the…

SouthWest Edgecombe girls' soccer earning place in athletics program

March 22, 2018

PINETOPS — The difficulty of breaking into the popularity of SouthWest Edgecombe athletics is not lost upon the school's girls' soccer program.

Cougars athletics is known for packing out the bleachers of the Lee R. Hall Athletics Complex on fall Fridays for football games.

It's also…