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April 19, 2018

Just 18 seconds was all the Nash Central girls’ soccer team needed to grab a lead for good in a home Eastern Plains Conference game on Thursday against SouthWest Edgecombe.

The Bulldogs used a pair of early goals to jump ahead, then tacked on late score with less than three minutes remaining…

April 06, 2018

Nothing in the previous two meetings between the Tarboro and SouthWest Edgecombe baseball teams would have suggested that something like this was possible. Each team had won a game as part of a March 9 doubleheader.

And yet, in the third-place game of the Tarboro Baseball Easter Classic, SouthWest…


April 04, 2018

Tarboro baseball, hosting the Tarboro Easter Classic this week, beat its first opponent on Tuesday by a 12-2 score. The game was originally scheduled for Wednesday, but was moved up to a day earlier because of the threat of rain. The win came against North East Carolina Prep, and improved the…

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.

RMA scored…

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.

It's also…


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…

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