September 19, 2018 - 35 minutes ago

The Rocky Mount High boys’ soccer team couldn’t slow down Wilson Hunt in the Big East Conference opener for both teams on Wednesday in Rocky Mount.

The Gryphons kept the Warriors scoreless in the first half, but didn’t match a three-goal effort from the Warriors in the second half…

Wins, injuries pile up in early-going for Duke

September 19, 2018

Somewhat wondrously, after being chased to Texas by a hurricane last Thursday, after marching into Baylor’s stadium last weekend without its NFL prospect at quarterback, and after losing more starters during the first three weeks than during any three-game stretch last season, Duke football…

UNC closes in on quarter mark of season in dire need of win

September 19, 2018

Breaking down a sports season into manageable, bite-sized pieces can help to put a year into perspective. A strong stretch of games can be pointed to as progress and something to build on, while a string of losses can make for a frustrating month.

North Carolina is at one of those checkpoints.


Gryphons tennis topples Knights, stays undefeated

September 18, 2018

A week removed from knocking off Wilson Fike in an early showdown between two top girls’ tennis programs in the Big East Conference, Rocky Mount High went to work on another upstart program in Northern Nash.

The Gryphons came away with a 6-1 win, defeating the host Knights on Tuesday. The…