May 24, 2018
DURHAM — N.C. State and its top-notch offense had a few thunderous hits early in Thursday’s game against Virginia. Then Cavaliers pitcher Derek Casey settled in for what was a stellar outing.
The Wolfpack couldn’t find a way to score after the third inning in a 4-2 loss in an ACC…
May 21, 2018
Southern Nash’s Zonovan “Bam” Knight is one of the state’s top football prospects for the class of 2019.
Knight has opened the door for more engagement in the process as he stepped away from his verbal commitment to Duke during the weekend.
Knight, the Telegram’s…
May 19, 2018
CHICAGO — The way Grayson Allen sees it, he might as well attack this full-court press head-on.
The guard from Duke understands the concerns NBA teams might have about him after four polarizing seasons with the Blue Devils during which he attracted about as much attention for play that…
April 30, 2018
Charlie Long replaced a pretty good coach when he took over at N.C. Wesleyan in 1999.
Long turned out to be pretty good for the Bishops, too.
After a pair of NCAA Division III World Series appearances, including the 1999 Division III national championship, Long became a consistent leader for…
April 27, 2018
PINETOPS — In the formidable words of Tyronda Whitaker, the single mother who taught herself to throw a football so she could teach her son to do the same, who raised an eager five-year-old from Tarboro, North Carolina, to Columbus, Ohio, to his new career in Indianapolis, Indiana:…
April 26, 2018
It wall all smiles on Wednesday for Nash Central’s Robbi Allen, who signed her ceremonial letter to play Division I basketball on an athletic scholarship for Savannah State University next fall.
The announcement — she made the decision earlier this month — was done in…
April 26, 2018
Landen Roupp hadn’t returned to his old high school until he was summoned there on Thursday night. The former Faith Christian School pitcher who helped lead the Patriots to a state championship last season, thought he was going to present an award to FCS coach Greg Clifton.
“I told him…
April 24, 2018
Tyquan Lewis has done everything possible to make himself ready for the NFL Draft.
The 2013 graduate of Tarboro High has been stretched, measured, timed, questioned and maybe even internet stalked by NFL general managers, scouts and coaches.
There is nothing else Lewis can do as the Ohio State…
April 20, 2018
Rocky Mount Academy graduate Reid Johnston pitched the longest outing of his short college career Friday.
His 6 2/3 innings on the mound helped No. 2 N.C. State defeat ACC rival No. 3 Duke, 9-2.
Johnston, a freshman, improved to 6-0 this season.
He allowed only four hits and struck out three Blue…
April 19, 2018
East Carolina held spring football practice early this year, ending it with the annual Purple-Gold Game on March 24 at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium, and that led to more free time for the Pirate players and coaches in April.
Coach Scottie Montgomery said Wednesday during the American Athletic Conference…