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January 28, 2019

Nash Central’s Kendall Winston will continue his football career at NCAA Division I North Carolina Central University, he announced on Twitter on Sunday. 

The senior starred as a defensive back with the Bulldogs, snagging eight interceptions during his junior season, a school record, and…


January 27, 2019

Tarboro football coach Jeff Craddock, one of 32 high school football coaches across the country nominated for the Don Shula NFL High School Coach of the Year award, finished as the runner-up, it was announced during the NFL Pro Bowl on Sunday. 

The winner — Gabe Infante of St.…


January 26, 2019

While Todd Gurley prepares for the Super Bowl, his old coach at Tarboro High will be at the Pro Bowl in Orlando on Sunday afternoon for the announcement of the Don Shula NFL High School Coach of the Year Award. 

Jeff Craddock, who this past fall led the Vikings to their second consecutive 1-AA…


January 25, 2019

The Rocky Mount High boys’ basketball team rebounded from a slow first quarter to defeat Big East Conference foe Franklinton, 55-48, on Friday.

The Gryphons (13-5, 3-3) trailed 16-11 after the first quarter, before heading into halftime with a 30-25 lead. RMH is coming off a road loss to…


January 25, 2019

It was the shrug heard ‘round Rocky Mount Academy’s gym on Friday night.

Faith Christian’s Hobart Brantley, having just been fouled going to the basket with 10 seconds left and his team up one, stepped to the line with a plan.

That plan didn’t involved banking in the first…


January 24, 2019

Conference season is in full swing, with nine local teams in action on Friday night. Here’s a closer look at each matchup on both the boys’ and girls’ side.


Rocky Mount High (12-5, 1-3) at Franklinton (11-5, 2-2), 6 p.m.

The Gryphons’ game with Franklinton on Friday is…


January 23, 2019

The 3-A Big East Conference girls’ swimming hierarchy received a shakeup on Wednesday.

Wilson Fike’s reign of dominance over the conference in the pool was halted by a Rocky Mount High team that had grown weary of finishing second to the Demons over the past four years. So when the…


January 23, 2019

A couple of decades worth of Northern Nash vs. Rocky Mount High basketball games can eventually start to blur the mind.

And longtime Knights’ girls’ basketball coach Grover Battle, with more than two decades worth of rivalry game memories, has coached in his fair share.

After his…


January 22, 2019

The Rocky Mount High boys’ basketball team had hoped to use Tuesday’s rivalry game against Northern Nash as a launching pad for the final stretch of the regular season.

Instead, the Knights used a strong fourth quarter to put away the pesky Gryphons for a 70-60 win in front of a full…


January 22, 2019

After his team’s victory over Rocky Mount High on Tuesday night, Grover Battle’s voice was fading but his words were strong.

After his Northern Nash girls’ basketball team came back from seven points down in the final minutes for a 32-31 win at home over the rival Gryphons, he was…

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