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May 15, 2018

Hosting its first ever NCISAA playoff game in school history, the Rocky Mount Academy softball team came up with a win on a walkoff double by Mary Whitaker Jones, who drove home Elizabeth Winstead. Ashley Wright got the start and Casey Jones came in in relief.

With the victory, the Eagles advance…

May 14, 2018

Two baseball teams remain in the postseason after the area began the playoffs last week with 17 teams across four sports: baseball, NCHSAA softball, boys’ tennis and girls’ soccer. 

Faith Christian and Rocky Mount Academy will each host home baseball games today. A win means a spot…

May 13, 2018

 Basketball was the framework Saturday evening for what looks like will be an annual event for years to come.

Education, exposure and excitement were among the elements for the inaugural Tri-Counties All-Star Games at Rocky Mount High School.

Scholarships were given, basketball was played in…


May 12, 2018

If Alex Crosby has any regrets, it’s that he wished he threw his two-seam fastball earlier in the season.

The Faith Christian School pitcher has been using that pitch frequently over his past three starts, and went to it often on Saturday in the third round of the NCISAA 2-A playoffs against…

May 12, 2018

Last Wednesday night, in the first round of the NCHSAA 2-A state tournament, Trey Whitley hurled a gem; a perfect game through 5 ⅔ innings that ended up being a two-hitter and a win. It was another win in a successful season full of them.

On Saturday evening, at home again for the second round,…

May 12, 2018

Before Saturday afternoon’s game had even started, Rocky Mount Academy baseball had an advantage over its NCISAA first round opponent: The Eagles weren’t fresh off a four-and-a-half hour drive.

With a 13-3 regular season record, RMA earned a home playoff game. Asheville Christian…

May 12, 2018

The Tri-Counties All-Star Game has arrived.

The games will take place at 5 and 6:30 p.m. this evening at Rocky Mount High School.

Twelve senior girls from schools in Nash, Edgecombe and Wilson counties will take the floor at 5 p.m., followed by 20 of the top boys from the same counties.



May 10, 2018

In all, there were 13 area teams competing in the first round of the NCHSAA tournament on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Tarboro baseball (10-12) won its first round game against Mattamustkeet, 13-3, on Wednesday and played on Thursday, losing to Riverside by a score of 18-3, ending its season in the…


May 09, 2018

By the fourth inning, Nash Central’s Trey Whitley had struck out nine batters, including eight in a row from the second through the fourth frame.

Through five ⅔ innings, he hadn’t allowed a hit. There were no walks, no hit batter, no baserunners, either.

He started the sixth inning with…


May 09, 2018

Elijah McCadden was working out in the Wilson Greenfield School gymnasium recently when his coach did a double-take.

McCadden had his shirt off while working out, and Greenfield coach Rob Salter almost didn't recognize the muscle tone his player displayed.

"I told him I wish I had a picture of him…

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