March 18, 2019

The Rocky Mount High baseball team now has its longest winning streak of the season — three — after Monday’s 5-2 win over visiting Roanoke Rapids.

Gates Harrell got the start for the Gryphons (6-2) and allowed two runs over 2 ⅓ innings. Harrell earned a no-decision after leaving…

FRIDAY’S PREP ROUNDUP: Rocky Mount High, Sieracki top South Johnston

March 15, 2019

After losing to South Johnston earlier in the week, Rocky Mount High beat the Trojans on the road on Friday, 4-0, with a complete-game effort by junior pitcher Ben Sieracki leading the way.

Sieracki picked up his second win of the season, striking out seven batters in the shutout. For the season,…

After a year off, Tarboro grad and NCWC signee Babb finds her way back to softball

March 13, 2019

Helena Babb had given up playing softball. Now, the Tarboro High School graduate has accepted an offer to play in college.

Babb, a 2018 Tarboro grad and the Telegram’s 2017 Pitcher of the Year, said that as a child she had dreams of playing softball at Alabama, but as the years went by that…

Gurley brings former teammate, NFL champion Mitchell to Tarboro for day of fun

March 04, 2019

TARBORO — Some 700 students from Princeville and Stocks elementary schools got brand new backpacks, a free book, a magic show and a reading lesson from a Super Bowl champion and a couple of hometown heroes in the Tarboro High Gymnasium on Monday during what was called a "Reading Rally."