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September 18, 2018

The beauty of the start of a conference schedule is that, even if every single thing has gone wrong for the first month of the season, all of those games matter much less than what’s ahead.

Example No. 1: Southern Nash soccer, which opens up its conference schedule along with the rest of the…

September 18, 2018

A week removed from knocking off Wilson Fike in an early showdown between two top girls’ tennis programs in the Big East Conference, Rocky Mount High went to work on another upstart program in Northern Nash.

The Gryphons came away with a 6-1 win, defeating the host Knights on Tuesday. The…


September 18, 2018

In what looks to be the final development regarding Hurricane Florence’s impact on local football, N.C. Wesleyan announced on Tuesday that its makeup game scheduled for this Saturday on the road against Bridgewater has been canceled. 

The game, which was initially supposed to be played…

September 17, 2018

 The Function at the Junction will indeed take place this year after being postponed last Friday due to Hurricane Florence.

The annual rivalry game between Tarboro and SouthWest Edgecombe will now take place at 7 p.m. on Oct. 1 at Tarboro High School  That’s a Monday, and both the…

September 17, 2018

This is the first segment of Gurley Watch, a quick weekly update on all things Todd Gurley that will run every Tuesday.

Two weeks into the NFL season, two groups of people should be especially proud of Todd Gurley: natives of the Twin Counties, and fantasy football owners who employ the Los Angeles…

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September 17, 2018

ATLANTA — The quarterback took off running, only to find three defenders waiting for him at the goal line.

No problem. He simply ran right over them.

Cam Newton?

Nope, Matt Ryan.

Ryan threw a pair of scoring passes, which wasn’t all that unusual, and also ran for two touchdowns for the…

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September 17, 2018

ATLANTA — D.J. Moore had a day to remember.

Both good and bad.

Carolina’s first-round pick had the first catch — and touchdown — of his fledgling NFL career when he hauled in a 51-yard scoring pass from Cam Newton with just over 2 minutes remaining Sunday against the Atlanta…

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September 16, 2018

WACO, Texas — Duke overcame all the distractions and an extended trip to Texas because of a massive storm and is off to a 3-0 start for the second year in a row.

Quentin Harris threw for 174 yards and three touchdowns in his first career start, filling in for injured Daniels Jones, and the…

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September 15, 2018

Hurricane Florence all but washed away Week 5 of the high school football season.

It also all but washed away this segment for the week. With many of the Twin Counties' NCAA Division 1 football players opting to attend schools in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia, all regional games…

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September 15, 2018

CLEMSON, S.C. — A week of worry at Clemson over an approaching hurricane ended with the Tigers 38-7 victory over Georgia Southern on Saturday in front of a full crowd who shook off concerns about the storm to attend.

Travis Etienne ran for 162 yards and two touchdowns for the No. 2 Tigers (3-…

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