July 21, 2018
Tarboro native Montrezl Harrell, who played his high school basketball for North Edgecombe High before going on to feature for Louisville, agreed to a nice pay raise on Saturday.
Harrell agreed to a two-year contract extension with the Los Angeles Clippers, reportedly worth $12 million. The…
July 11, 2018
From new draftees to breakout years in the NBA to title seasons right here in Tarboro, it was an eventful year for the sports scene in Edgecombe County. Here are some of the moments to remember.
1. Tarboro romps to title season
All of the running clocks, running touchdowns and lopsided victories…
June 29, 2018
What better way to start off the spring season’s All-Area series than by looking back on the best moments of the entire year?
From title dreams fulfilled to great runs that came up just short of the final goal, the 2017-18 season was full of moments worth remembering.
In brainstorming the…
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…
June 03, 2018
T.J. Harris, Matthew Raynor and Aaron Drake are going to play baseball together for a few more seasons.
The trio signed with Lenoir Community College recently, and fellow senior Jeshon Smith signed to run cross country locally at N.C. Wesleyan.
Harris, a third baseman, knew he wanted to play…
May 08, 2018
The NCHSAA on Monday released its playoff pairings for the spring sports season.
Nash Central is the lone area school to host two opening-round games, and will do so in girls’ soccer and baseball. The Rocky Mount Prep baseball team earned a first-round bye.
Baseball is the area’s…
May 02, 2018
TARBORO — The afternoon celebration on a quiet section of Panola Street in Tarboro was centered around tennis, but it really wasn’t about the sport.
Brenna Bryant’s tennis skills certainly are and have been good enough for the Tarboro High School senior to play college tennis…
May 01, 2018
PINETOPS — Shayla Ellis' career is going to be known for its selflessness as much as its consistent production.
Ellis, a four-year member of the SouthWest Edgecombe girls' varsity basketball program, has always been a player who has performed wherever asked.
At 5-foot-10, she played…
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…