March 25, 2017

A learning team has to take the wins it can get. That is exactly how Northern Nash baseball coach Bard Collins and his team approached Friday’s nonconference matchup against Tarboro.

The Knights (4-6), who are already two games into Big East Conference competition, used its 4-2 victory…

New York Giants sign Tarboro's Draughn

March 22, 2017

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The New York Giants have signed veteran running back Shaun Draughn.

The Giants announced the signing Wednesday, a little more than a month after releasing veteran Rashad Jennings in a salary cap move. Draughn last played with the San Fancisco 49ers

Draughn has played…

SouthWest Edgecombe keeping upbeat through losses

March 19, 2017

After smoking a double to left field, T.J. Harris was left stranded.

In SouthWest Edgecombe’s last game of a doubleheader against Nash Central on Friday, the junior belted a shot in the third inning that looked like a home run. It caught the upper portion of the fence and stayed in the park.…

SWE's Claiborne gives back to fellow students

March 12, 2017

Skylar Claiborne was the center of attention. Each time she picked up another blue jersey, the students in Room M113 at SouthWest Edgecombe High School grew more excited. Some laughed and bounced in their seats, while others turned to watch their classmates.

Claiborne, a senior, presented 10…