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November 30, 2017

TARBORO —- Steve Burnette was out walking one day in 2010 when a couple friends suggested he run for a position on Tarboro’s town council. It didn’t take too much convincing, and he has since won re-election.

Tarboro High football coach Jeff Craddock didn’t have to pry…


November 29, 2017

TARBORO —- Phillip Willoughby can’t keep his eyes off the West Montgomery running back wearing No. 25.

The Tarboro High linebacker has spent hours over the previous week watching film, studying pre-snap looks and looking for anything that can give the Vikings an advantage. Now,…


November 25, 2017

TARBORO —- The NCHSAA Class 1-AA state championship game will have two new teams this season.

Tarboro High made sure of that.

The top-seeded Vikings on Friday knocked out No. 5 West Montgomery, last season’s state runner-up, in the third round in commanding fashion. Tarboro shut…


November 24, 2017


West Montgomery (11-2) at Tarboro (12-0)

The matchup: A pair of top-notch defenses will meet in tonight’s third round. West Montgomery has not allowed a point this postseason over the first two weeks, giving its defense a total of five shutouts this season. Tarboro, meanwhile, has…


November 18, 2017

It can be hard to find anything wrong with the machine that is Tarboro football, though coach Jeff Craddock found a way.

Craddock had a short list of concerns about his team before the season began, and atop that list was the Vikings’ special teams play. The longtime coach wondered how that…


November 11, 2017

The SouthWest Edgecombe defense had one mission during Friday’s NCHSAA 2-A first-round playoff game against visiting Hertford County.

“They had two players that we had to shut down,” Cougars safety Jahkele Goins said of Bears running backs Kyeem Perry and Zion Riddick.…


November 05, 2017

The NCHSAA released its playoffs pairings Saturday afternoon. The first round will be played Friday. Here is a look back and ahead at the Edgecombe County teams that made the postseason.                                …


November 05, 2017

The NCHSAA released its playoffs pairings Saturday afternoon. The first round will be played Friday. Here is a look back and ahead at the Twin Counties teams that made the postseason.                                …


November 03, 2017

Eagles, Patriots are set to match up in a playoffs game, while the Gryphons and Knights till attempt to finish the regular-season strong.


Faith Christian (6-3) at RM Academy (10-0)

The matchup: The playoffs have arrived in eight-man football. Top-seeded Rocky Mount Academy hosts No. 4…


November 01, 2017

Tarboro High’s Brenna Bryant won the NCHSAA 1-A girls’ tennis championship on Saturday. Bryant defeated Emma Bost of Gray Stone Day, 6-2, 6-4. Bryant finished the season with a 22-0 record and is the Vikings’ first individual state tennis champion.

“She has put her…

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