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June 21, 2018

ZEBULON — The Carolina League was idle for one final day on Wednesday before the league’s transition into the second half of the season today. And with Tuesday’s All-Star Game at Five County Stadium in the rearview, the Mudcats have shuffled their roster ahead of the final…


June 20, 2018

ZEBULON — They sat at long, brown tables on the concourse at Five County Stadium. Nearly 50 Carolina League All-Stars in all, signed autographs and shared stories as fans gathered on Tuesday to interact with future stars.

And in a league where starting pitching has presided over the first…


June 20, 2018

ZEBULON — It’s one of the few luxuries the preps-to-pro players in professional baseball may have over the more polished four-year college players: A few extra years to figure it all out.

After three solid but not remarkable seasons biding time in Rookie and Low-A ball, it has so far…


June 20, 2018

The Carolina Hurricanes will open the 2018-19 NHL season at home at PNC Arena on Oct. 4, when they host the New York Islanders.

The game, which will be the first with new coach Rod Brind'Amour in charge, is scheduled for 7 p.m., and was announced by the NHL on Wednesday.

Game No. 2 will be a short…

June 18, 2018

From its first session in 2011 to its eighth annual rendition on Saturday, which had a registration large enough that the camp was chopped into two age-specific weekend sessions, the free Moe Deloach Summer Basketball Camp, hosted by Rocky Mount native Moe Deloach, always preaches the fundamentals…


June 18, 2018

Francisco Lindor’s stay was short, but ask those who spent any time at Five County Stadium in the second half of the 2013 season and fond memories of the young shortstop begin to flow.

Lindor, now playing for the Cleveland Indians as one of the top shortstops in Major League Baseball, was…


June 18, 2018

The four Mudcats aside, all of whom the Telegram has written about at various points throughout the first half of the High-A season, a lot of future MLB talent will be playing tonight in Zebulon as part of the 2018 Carolina League All-Star Game. The Northern Division team will feature players from…


June 16, 2018

In a box logo white t-shirt, jeans and mostly white Gucci sneakers, Tarboro’s newest member of the NFL family, Tyquan Lewis, stopped by the Moe Deloach Annual Summer Basketball Camp on Saturday afternoon at the South Rocky Mount Community Center.

Deloach, a Rocky Mount native and a 2005…


June 11, 2018

The host Carolina Mudcats will have four representatives at the 2018 Carolina League All-Star Game, which will be played on June 19 at 7 p.m. at Five County Stadium.

Southpaw pitcher Cam Roegner, catcher Max McDowell, right-handed pitcher Marcos Diplan and second baseman Tucker Neuhaus all made the…


June 07, 2018

ZEBULON — There was once a time, in 1986, when a starting shortstop arose from the doldrums of a prolonged rebuild in Seattle to join one of the most notable teams in MLB history, in some ways for good reason, in one way for not.

These days, Spike Owen is the easygoing manager of the High-A…

Spike Owen
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