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July 12, 2018

It all came together a little bit late for Da’Shawn Liggins, but a senior year of hard work finally paid off for the new Northern Nash graduate, who signed his letter of intent to play college football on Thursday outside of the Knights’ gym.

Liggins, a wide receiver who plans to play…


July 12, 2018

MOSCOW (AP) — Croatia’s legs seemed heavy, burdened by the accumulated toll of consecutive penalty-kicks wins needed to get this far. England had gone ahead with a free kick just five minutes in, dominated play and appeared headed to its first World Cup final since 1966.

Then the second…

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July 09, 2018

Zonovan Knight, Southern Nash’s star running back, is headed to Raleigh. 

The rising senior, who decommitted from Duke earlier this season, announced on Twitter on Monday afternoon that he will be joining N.C. State for the 2019 season. 


I’m staying home‼️ #1pack1goal…


July 08, 2018

The title-winning feeling for Sam Mills, who was on the mound for the last out of Faith Christian’s 2018 baseball season, still hasn’t fully set in yet. That won’t happen until the fall, he said, when championship rings are doled out to the team who toppled Greensboro Caldwell…


July 08, 2018

Nash Central’s Trey Whitley had a few marquee moments this season — a junior year campaign that helped the Bulldogs win a conference title for the first time in school history.

There was the time he came within four outs of a perfect game in the opening round of the NCHSAA 2-A state…


July 07, 2018

The Milwaukee Brewers signed their first-round pick on Friday.

Shortstop Brice Turang, a high schooler taken 21st by Milwaukee, agreed to a $3,411,100 signing bonus, $397,500 above his slot value.

The deadline for draft picks to sign, unless they have exhausted college eligibility, was 5 p.m.…

July 06, 2018

As a sixth grader at Rocky Mount Academy, Casey Jones was the 10th player added to a scant roster for a team and program without much traction, where some of the players had other interests and the coaches — Jones has had five in her seven varsity years — were mostly there as…


July 05, 2018

Carrigan Ewers slid her cell phone across the table. On the screen was a photo she had taken during a recent family vacation.

To most, the tree in the photo was just that — a tree. But to Ewers, a Southern Nash softball player, the tree represented a chance for some originality and an…


July 05, 2018

It’s July, which means the Rocky Mount Rockets track and field team is again sending its runners to a national stage.

This time, after the regional meet in Greensboro from July 22-29, the team will be making its way to Des Moines, Iowa for the National Junior Olympic Track & Field…

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July 04, 2018

Sarah Hicks can do many things, but running and counting at the same time isn't her strong suit.

So when it is time for the rising senior at Nash Central to compete in the pole vault, she forgoes the suggestions of her coaching staff and skips the part where she is supposed to count her steps and…

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