April 04, 2018
Kalil Baker was on his way out of the building following an interview after he posed for several photos when his shoes began to squeak.
With every step, whenever his heel would touch the floor, a noise would sound from his shoe. The Rocky Mount Prep senior joked that whatever was causing the…
April 02, 2018
The Tarboro Easter Baseball Classic has gathered a wealth of history during the past two and a half decades.
The Tarboro community and the Tarboro High School Booster Club are now making sure that the 25th anniversary of the Classic is one to remember.
Action begins today with the eight teams…
March 27, 2018
SouthWest Edgecombe felt confident coming into Tuesday’s Eastern Plains Conference girls’ soccer opener, but Nash Central showed the Cougars there still is work to be done.
Nash Central defeated SouthWest Edgecombe, 3-1, in the anticipated match.
The Cougars held the Bulldogs to only…
March 26, 2018
The Rocky Mount Academy boys tennis team earned a road win on Monday, defeating Raleigh Grace Christian, 8-1, at Kildaire Farms Swim and Racquet Club in Cary.
Trey Smelcer picked up a pair of wins, earning a straight-set victory at No. 1 singles, 6-0, 6-1, then added another by teaming with Thomas…
March 23, 2018
The Rocky Mount Academy girls’ soccer team had no trouble scoring goals in a nonconference road win on Thursday.
The Eagles defeated Harrells Christian Academy, 7-0, with the help of a balanced scoring attack. Five players scored at least one goal for the Eagles (5-2-1) in the win.
March 22, 2018
PINETOPS — The difficulty of breaking into the popularity of SouthWest Edgecombe athletics is not lost upon the school's girls' soccer program.
Cougars athletics is known for packing out the bleachers of the Lee R. Hall Athletics Complex on fall Fridays for football games.
March 15, 2018
The Nash Central boys’ tennis team cruised to an Eastern Plains Conference win on Thursday over SouthWest Edgecombe.
The Bulldogs swept the match, earning a 9-0 decision.
Cameron Johnson won at No. 1 singles, 6-4, 6-2, while teammate Isaiah Hernandez won, 6-2, 6-0, at No. 2 singles. The pair…
March 13, 2018
Many games scheduled to be played on Tuesday were postponed after a string of poor weather swept through the area the past few days.
Some games have make-up dates already announced and are listed below. Others will be posted online as more information becomes available.
Rocky Mount Academy’s…
March 08, 2018
Faith Christian baseball, playing at home in the opening round of the Patriot Invitational tournament, fell behind 5-0 in the first inning against Arendell Parrott Academy but stormed back for a 16-6 victory.
The Patriots (3-0) got five innings from starter Alex Crosby, with Garrett Pannell coming…
March 05, 2018
The moment arrived, nearly three months after the final snap.
The Tarboro High football team received their championship rings on Monday night during a ceremony at Edgecombe Community College attended by players, coach and family members. The event celebrated the Vikings 1-AA championship this past…