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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…


October 20, 2017

Kinston Arendell Parrott (7-0, 4-0) at Rocky Mount Academy (8-0, 4-0)

The matchup: As if a game between a pair of unbeatens atop the 2-A Colonial Carolina Conference isn’t enough, the game also features the top two eight-man teams in the state. Arendell Parrott and its high-scoring offense…


October 14, 2017

Dashon Bandy took a moment before outlining a scouting report for himself.

“I know I have both disadvantages and advantages,” the SouthWest Edgecombe running back said. “I’m not real big, I know that. So I have to find other ways to help this team, and I think that’s…


October 13, 2017

Nash Central (6-1, 1-0) at SouthWest Edgecombe (6-1, 1-0)

The matchup: The premier game in the 2-A Eastern Plains Conference, Nash Central and SouthWest Edgecombe will meet in a game that will likely determine the conference champion. Both teams had little to worry about in conference-opening wins…

October 06, 2017


SOUTHERN NASH Nash (5-1, 0-0) at WILSON FIKE (4-2, 0-0)


The matchup: This might be the best game in the 3-A Big East Conference this week as a pair of tough teams meet in Wilson. Three of Fike’s four wins have come by three points or fewer. The Firebirds have only allowed…

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