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November 17, 2018

N.C. Wesleyan’s football season ended on Saturday in Bridgewater, Va. with a 21-14 loss to Bridgewater College. The loss drops the Bishops to 5-5 on the year. 

NCWC was tied with Bridgewater, 14-14, heading into the fourth quarter but the Eagles scored on a one-yard run with 3:40 left to…

November 17, 2018

Strong sendoff for Gryphons

Rocky Mount High likely played its final home game of the season on Friday and completed an undefeated mark in front of its home fans.

The Gryphons finished 6-0 at home after a 34-3 win over No. 12 West Carteret in the first round of the 3-A playoffs. No. 5 RMH will be…


November 17, 2018

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Ryan Finley threw for 316 yards and a career-high four touchdowns as North Carolina State cruised to a 52-10 victory over Louisville Saturday.

The Wolfpack (7-3, 4-3) rolled up 518 yards and 45 straight points on the Atlantic Coast Conference’s second-worst defense.…

NC State Louisville Football

November 16, 2018

PINETOPS — SouthWest Edgecombe coach Jonathan Cobb hopes his football team will find the right balance sooner than later.

Last week, against Tarboro, the passing game totaled more than 200 yards while the rushing game could drum up only 71.

On Friday night at home against No. 15 seed…


November 16, 2018

The Rocky Mount High football team rode a second-half surge in the running game to pull away from a pesky West Carteret team as the Gryphons stormed to a 34-3 home win in the first round of the Class 3-A playoffs.

But while the Gryphons took over and ultimately buried the Patriots in the second…


November 16, 2018

C.B. Aycock was introduced to Southern Nash running back Zonovan Knight on Friday night.

It didn’t go well for the Golden Falcons.

Playing in the first round of the 3-A postseason, the No. 2 seed Firebirds (10-0) cruised to a 63-0 victory in Bailey, with Knight’s 353 yards on the ground…

November 15, 2018

Devonta Davis, a part of Tarboro’s 2017 state title team, announced another offer from Division I Morehead State on Thursday via his Twitter account. The freshman cornerback at two-year Louisburg College now has two Division I offers, with the other coming from Wagner College in October.…

November 15, 2018

A couple of two seeds start potential deep playoff runs on Friday night, with 3-A Southern Nash hosting C.B. Aycock and 2-AA SouthWest Edgecombe welcoming No. 15 Washington. Here is a closer look at each matchup.

No. 15 C.B. Aycock (5-6) vs. No. 2 Southern Nash (9-0)

Kickoff: 7:30 Friday



November 15, 2018

It’s not often that a game in mid-August can change the trajectory of a season, but for Rocky Mount High, that season opener against Apex Middle Creek might as well have been the Super Bowl.

When the Gryphons defeated Middle Creek on Aug. 17 to open the year, the win affirmed to all involved…


November 15, 2018

For nearly a decade-and-a-half, as a junior varsity and assistant football coach for North Edgecombe, Jason Miller stood and listened politely to parents and former Warriors reporting old glory day stories from the 1990s.

Recently, he’s been able to shoot off a few good ol’ day memories…

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