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August 27, 2018

Rocky Mount High opened its girls’ tennis season season on Monday and picked up a straight-set win.

The Gryphons defeated Nash Central, 6-0, in a non-conference match at Nash Central.

RMH (1-0) won all six singles matches, and the teams didn’t bother to play out the final three doubles…

August 25, 2018

Not long after Tarboro High unveiled signage earlier this year outside of its football stadium honoring former player and current NFL player Todd Gurley II, the All-Pro running gave back to the program.

Gurley paid for the team to purchase new home and away uniforms. He didn’t stop there.…


August 24, 2018

Northern Nash 30

Southeast Raleigh 13

Andrew Farriss may be onto something.

The first-year coach and his Northern Nash football team are 2-0 through the first two weeks of the season for the first time in 15 years. The last time the Knights opened a season with wins in each of the first two weeks…

August 23, 2018

During this past football-filled summer, senior defensive lineman Melik Ward traveled to about a dozen football camps throughout North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia.

To each one, he brought and wore his purple, team-issued shorts with that familiar Viking logo on the side. It was more of an…


August 23, 2018

Week 2 of the prep football season begins tonight. Here’s a rundown of what to expect for tonight’s games.

Rocky Mount High (1-0) at Greenville Conley (0-1)

Kickoff: 7 p.m.

Last week: Rocky Mount High defeated Apex Middle Creek, 35-16. Greenville Conley lost to Elizabeth City…


August 23, 2018

Here’s a list of prep football games happening in Week 2:

Rocky Mount High at Greenville Conley, 7 p.m.

Southern Nash at Nash Central, 7 p.m.

Southeast Raleigh at Northern Nash, 7 p.m.

Washington at Tarboro, 7 p.m.

SouthWest Edgecombe at North Edgecombe, 7:30 p.m.

Rocky Mount Prep at…

August 22, 2018

The SouthWest Edgecombe boys’ soccer team opened its season with a commanding victory.

The Cougars defeated Rocky Mount Prep, 9-0, in a road non-conference match on Wednesday. It was the season opener for the Cougars, who improve to 1-0.

With the loss, Rocky Mount Prep falls to 0-2, after…

August 21, 2018

The Northern Nash boys’ soccer team went on the road and earned a win against host Nash Central on Tuesday in a non-conference game.

The Knights won their second game in as many tries, this one a 3-2 victory over the Bulldogs.

Nash Central led 2-1 at halftime, but couldn’t find the back…

August 18, 2018

Tarboro’s quest for a second straight state championship began with a convincing road victory on Friday night. Keon Caudle had three touchdowns (two rushing, one on a punt return) for the defending 1-AA state champions.

Overall, the Vikings had 248 yards on the ground. Kendrick Everette Jr.,…

SouthWest Edgecombe

August 03, 2018

Over the next two weeks, we’ll be previewing each of our area’s prep football teams. Sunday’s edition will be Rocky Mount High.

This past May, a few days after the Memorial Day long weekend, former North Edgecombe coach Keith Parisher approached Jason Miller, the Warriors’…

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