July 18, 2017

Finding a travel baseball team that has logged more miles than Purpose Driven would be tough.

SouthWest Edgecombe rising senior Leaton White knows as much. As a catcher on Purpose Driven Baseball’s travel squad, White needed a passport to play for part of the season.

White and his teammates…

SouthWest Edgecombe's Bass signs with N.C. Wesleyan

May 30, 2017

Confidence in the batter’s box didn’t come quickly to Mandi Bass.

The SouthWest Edgecombe softball player worked at staying patient, taking chances and delivering timely hits with the bat in her hand. The pitching circle, however, was a different story.

“I feel like I have a…

Tarboro kicker Harris commits to Pembroke

May 25, 2017

TARBORO — When college recruiters think of the Tarboro High football team, a traditionally stocked well of skill-position talent is where they look to first. A handful of successful names to come through the program started that trend.

Some ended up in the NFL like Todd Gurley and Shaun…

Huffman inducted into SWE Hall of Fame

May 24, 2017

Ryan Huffman couldn’t do much his senior year without being reminded of his athletic dreams.

Whether it was looking at the wall above his bed as he woke up, the mirror in his bathroom as he brushed his teeth, or inside his family’s refrigerator, Huffman’s goal was everywhere: 1997…