June 22, 2018

Northern Nash on Thursday announced the hiring of a new volleyball coach.

The Knights hired Stephanie Hardison to take over the program, filling a position vacated by former athletic director Patricia Haggerty who stepped down after this past season.

Hardison was a natural fit as she has an…

After minicamp with Colts, Tarboro's Lewis stops by annual local event

June 16, 2018

In a box logo white t-shirt, jeans and mostly white Gucci sneakers, Tarboro’s newest member of the NFL family, Tyquan Lewis, stopped by the Moe Deloach Annual Summer Basketball Camp on Saturday afternoon at the South Rocky Mount Community Center.

Deloach, a Rocky Mount native and a 2005…

Southern Nash's Edwards finds a home

June 14, 2018

Leroy Edwards, Southern Nash’s senior ace, spent his final season with the Firebirds looking for a place to play baseball next season.

This past Wednesday, he found the chance he was looking for, when Fayetteville Tech Community College baseball coach Lee Troutman contacted and told him they…

Former Gryphon Hudgins to be honored as Elon Hall of Famer

June 13, 2018

The irony for Terrell Hudgins, recently announced as a 2018 Elon athletics Hall of Fame inductee, is that the Phoenix were his first scholarship offer when he was a student at Rocky Mount Senior High in the mid-2000s.

He didn't want to go, because the university of roughly 7,000 undergraduate…