April 23, 2019

RALEIGH — Justin Williams is a little more than a year removed from facing some difficult truths about his hockey mortality.

The Carolina Hurricanes right winger, now a 37-year-old looking for a fourth Stanley Cup before age catches up to his long career, searched for perspective last April…

Hurricanes stave off elimination, force Game 7 with Capitals

April 22, 2019

RALEIGH — Carolina has more hockey to play.

The Hurricanes on Monday night staved off elimination with a 5-2 win over the Washington Capitals, and sent the best-of-seven series to a Game 7 in D.C. on Wednesday.

Battling back from deficits of 1-0 and 2-1, the Hurricanes took their first lead…

Teravainen, Hurricanes even series with Capitals

April 18, 2019

RALEIGH — The Carolina Hurricanes lost another forward — and won another playoff game.

“‘Next guy up’ has been the memo lately,” rookie Warren Foegele said.

Enough of them have stepped up to even their series with the Washington Capitals.

Carolina beat the…

Day of Gurley: NFLer returns to Tarboro, hosts third annual youth football camp

April 06, 2019

TARBORO — Todd Gurley made a comment about the purple carpet in Tarboro football coach Jeff Craddock’s office.

“It’s the same carpet since 2004,” Craddock said without stopping to look down.

Gurley smiled and sat down in a cushioned chair and admired a quote that sat…