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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 14, 2018

Leroy Edwards, Southern Nash’s senior ace, spent his final season with the Firebirds looking for a place to play baseball next season.

This past Wednesday, he found the chance he was looking for, when Fayetteville Tech Community College baseball coach Lee Troutman contacted and told him they…


June 13, 2018

The irony for Terrell Hudgins, recently announced as a 2018 Elon athletics Hall of Fame inductee, is that the Phoenix were his first scholarship offer when he was a student at Rocky Mount Senior High in the mid-2000s.

He didn't want to go, because the university of roughly 7,000 undergraduate…


June 12, 2018

If Alex Nobles’ college career ends up anything like his high school career, Nash Central football coach Chris Lee thinks Chapel Hill will work out just fine for the senior.

“I feel that, with his work ethic, he should be able to earn scholarship money in no time,” Lee said.…


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 08, 2018

By the time the 2018 MLB Draft wrapped up, the UNC Wilmington baseball team had tied a program record for the number of draftees it produced.

A total of six players were taken over the three-day draft, matching the previous total of six last season and in 2006. And while Seahawks freshman Landen…


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

June 06, 2018

ZEBULON — Former Carolina DH and second baseman Keston Hiura knew he was headed to Double-A for a promotion before he had played his final nine innings with the Mudcats.

It was a somewhat unusual situation, noted Mudcats manager Joe Ayrault after Tuesday’s game against the Down…

Keston Hiura

June 06, 2018

The actual title game took forever to play, but apparently, it was worth the wait.

In a poll on the Telegram’s website on Wednesday, Faith Christian baseball’s run to a second straight NCISAA 2-A state title, which concluded with a 7-5 win over Greensboro Caldwell Academy that finally…


June 06, 2018

ZEBULON — When playing professional baseball became an option, Joe Ayrault didn’t hesitate.

The Carolina Mudcats manager signed with the Atlanta Braves straight out of high school during the 1990 MLB Draft, choosing to skip college ball where he had signed to play at the…

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