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August 21, 2019

The first game of the 2019 prep football season will arrive early this year.

Tarboro and Rocky Mount High announced Wednesday that they have moved up their Week 1 matchup to 8 p.m. on Thursday at Tarboro High School.

The decision was made after taking into account weather forecasts that predict a…


August 17, 2019

Marvin Tucker Jr. is glad he plays football for North Edgecombe.

Tucker is a wide receiver who runs routes for a Warriors team that likes to throw the ball. This wasn’t always the case, but old habits have a way of fading when a 6-foot-3, 190-pound kid comes out for the team.

North Edgecombe…


August 14, 2019

With a little more than a week from the start of the prep football season, the victory machine that is Tarboro High School readies for another season with a state title in the crosshairs.

Not many teams can set a goal of going undefeated and playing for a championship each season without coming off…


August 09, 2019

I received a phone call earlier this week from a Tarboro High School football fan.

The man introduced himself as Al Hull, a 1961 Tarboro graduate and member of the rotary club in town. Al can remember back to his playing days and recall the round to which his Vikings advanced during his senior…


August 08, 2019

For SouthWest Edgecombe and coach Jonathan Cobb, change is good.

Cobb, who is entering his seventh season as the head coach of the Cougars, ran his team without much variation over the first five years. The first two were largely spent installing his system and learning the intricacies of being a…


July 11, 2019

As if taking a page out of Michael Jordan’s Basketball Hall of Fame speech, Southern Nash rising senior AJ Jones made a point to recognize the “haters” on Wednesday when he announced his college commitment on twitter.

After all, Jones had dealt with criticism and doubt throughout…


June 30, 2019

The month of July always feels like a page-turning month.

Half of the year is over and summer is in full effect, yet football season is around the corner. But before we look ahead at what’s to come, let’s remember some moments from the 2018-19 high school sports year.

Several teams won…


May 30, 2019

Southern Nash is hosting a youth basketball camp this summer.

The camp will be held across two days, June 17-18, and will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The camp is open to those entering fourth through eighth grades. Campers will receive instruction from current Southern Nash high school basketball…

May 20, 2019

Tarboro junior Kimani McDaniels was named the Most Outstanding Athlete at this past weekend’s NCHSAA Class 1-A state track and field meet.

McDaniels won a pair of individual events, finishing first in the 100- and 200-meter dashes. McDaniels finished the 100 in 10.88 seconds, and completed…

May 20, 2019

SouthWest Edgecombe honored a pair of former basketball standouts at its athletic banquet on Monday.

Former Cougars players Dominique Hudson and Monique Hudson were inducted into the school’s Hall of Fame at a ceremony in the SWE cafeteria. The two were on SWE’s girls’ basketball…

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