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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…


January 22, 2019

The Rocky Mount Prep boys’ basketball team improved to 5-9 and 3-3 overall on Tuesday with a 79-71 home victory over Northampton County.

It was the Jaguars’ third win in four tries, and, as has been the case recently, Sam Benton led the team in the scoring department. The senior poured…


January 22, 2019

His night began simple enough.

Leaky Black checked in with 5 minutes, 17 seconds remaining in the first half of No. 11 North Carolina’s eventual 103-82 demolition of visiting No. 10 Virginia Tech on Monday, and needed 25 seconds before making his way onto the stat sheet.

His arrival came in…

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January 22, 2019

N.C Wesleyan’s A.J. Frye was named the USA South Men’s Basketball Player of the Week, it was announced on Monday.

The junior center, in two conference games last week, put up averages over that span of 17.5 points per game, 14.5 rebounds per game and six assists per game.

For the year,…


January 21, 2019

The Los Angeles Rams beat the New Orleans Saints on Sunday, 26-23 in overtime, to advance to the Super Bowl for the first time since the 2001-02 season.

As Tarboro football’s Twitter account pointed out after the result, Rams running back Todd Gurley will be the second Viking to play on the…

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January 21, 2019

CHAPEL HILL — There would be only one way out of the slump and there would be no timid option. North Carolina would have to keep shooting.

The No. 11-ranked Tar Heels kept firing 3s, and would soon find their range from beyond the arc, wearing down a No. 10 Virginia Tech team that eventually…

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January 21, 2019

Northern Nash against Rocky Mount High in basketball, “the best matchup east of i-95,” as Northern Nash coach Henry Drake called it before a meeting last year, is set for another installment on Tuesday night. 

This matchup, the second of three on the season for the boys’…


January 20, 2019

DURHAM — After Duke’s 72-70 victory over Virginia at Cameron Indoor Stadium on Saturday night, Cavaliers coach Tony Bennett made a note of something the Blue Devils did differently when the Cavaliers were on offense. 

“They switched everyone defensively,” Bennett said.…

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January 19, 2019

DURHAM — Once the adrenaline had fizzled from Cameron Indoor Stadium on Saturday, after No. 1 Duke had defeated No. 4 Virginia, 72-70, Zion Williamson only wanted to know one thing.

What would R.J. Barrett, whose two back-to-back buckets late in the game gave the Blue Devils some breathing…

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January 19, 2019

Northern Nash senior Tarod Brown has more football in his future.

Brown committed to Winston-Salem State University. He announced his decision on his twitter account on Saturday.

Brown had a productive senior season and was the leading receiver for the Knights. Brown caught 33 passes for 634 yards…

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