July 11, 2019
N.C. Wesleyan women’s soccer coach Beverly Biancur was 4,000 miles away from home when the group chat she’s in with some of her former players started to heat up.
For some context, Biancur and the Bishops took a training trip to Italy a couple years ago where they played against AS Roma…
July 02, 2019
There’s still more football to be played for Bikembe Kearney.
Kearney, a 2015 Rocky Mount High graduate and former UNC Pembroke defensive back, recently hooked on with Division II Winston-Salem State where he will play his final year of college eligibility.
Kearney redshirted his freshman…
June 22, 2019
N.C. Wesleyan softball coach John Brackett received a phone call moments after a report of a probable tornado ripping through the college’s athletic fields around 4 p.m. on Thursday.
The call came from baseball coach Greg Clifton, who saw first-hand what had happened. Goalposts were twisted…
June 13, 2019
East Carolina was among four college baseball teams that won their NCAA regional as a host but lost when traveling in the super regional round.
Oklahoma State, ECU, Stanford and Ole Miss were the only four teams that hosted and then traveled in consecutive weekends. They all were defeated in super…
June 05, 2019
The USA South Athletic Conference has announced a partnership with the city of Rocky Mount to host the 2020 and 2021 USA South Spring Sports Festivals.
The festival features the tournaments of seven of the conference’s spring sports. The 2020 event will take place April 23-26.
April 27, 2019
The N.C Wesleyan baseball team lost two games on Saturday during the USA South tournament.
The 10-2 loss against Greensboro was the second of two losses on Saturday which ended the tournament run for the Bishops
NCWC lost 8-0 to host LaGrane in the first game on Saturday.
Jackson Murray led NCWC…
April 27, 2019
Reid Johnston earned a no-decision in N.C. State’s 4-2 win over host Notre Dame on Saturday.
Johnston allowed one earned run, six hits and struck out five over 3 ⅔ innings. The Rocky Mount Academy product lowered his ERA to 3.99.
He was replaced in the fourth after allowing three hits, two…
April 25, 2019
The Giants ended that mini-run of D-linemen to open the draft when they took Duke quarterback Daniel Jones with the sixth overall pick in the NFL Draft.
Jones has learned under Blue Devils coach David Cutcliffe — the same man who tutored Peyton and Eli Manning.
Jones was considered an…
April 25, 2019
The N.C. Wesleyan baseball team advanced in the USA South Conference tournament with a 3-2 first-round win over Huntingdon on Thursday in LaGrange, Ga.
The Bishops (23-14) will play Covenant at 1:30 p.m. on Friday in the second round.
Nash Central grad Noah Shrock earned the save — his sixth…
April 24, 2019
The N.C. Wesleyan softball team placed four players on the USA South Conference first team, announced this week.
The conference-champions Bishops (20-13, 12-4) also had a second-team selection in catcher Kayla Molivas, and head coach John Brackett was named coach of the year. NCWC won 20 games for…