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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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September 13, 2018

DAVIE, Fla. — There was a time when Miami Dolphins receiver Kenny Stills was bothered by the backlash over his decision to kneel on the sideline during the national anthem, his way of following Colin Kaepernick’s lead and protesting social injustice.

He is no longer worried. If anything,…

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September 13, 2018

CHARLOTTE — Panthers quarterback Cam Newton heads to his hometown of Atlanta this weekend without his favorite target Greg Olsen and potentially three starting offensive linemen to protect him.

That might concern some QBs, but the league’s 2015 MVP is taking it stride.


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September 12, 2018

Add N.C. Wesleyan football to the list of local teams affected by Hurricane Florence.

The Bishops’ athletics department announced earlier this week the team’s non-conference game on the road against Bridgewater (Va.) would be rescheduled from this Saturday to Friday, Sept. 21. 


September 12, 2018

If it doesn’t work, fix it.

That’s the approach Faith Christian coach Russell Weinstein took into this season regarding his team’s passing philosophy.

“We’re a play-action team now,” Weinstein said. “We tried to be a drop-back passing team a year ago and it…


September 12, 2018

By random force of schedule, the 2-0 Duke Blue Devils will march on into Week 3.

While N.C. State, North Carolina and East Carolina all were forced earlier this week to call off games that were scheduled in the region of Hurricane Florence, Duke is headed to Baylor for a non-conference showdown…

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September 11, 2018

On Tuesday afternoon, while other high school football teams in the Twin Counties were settling into a forced week off, Rocky Mount Academy was settling into a film session, with a walkthrough practice in the gym to follow.

All 10 local schools in Nash and Edgecombe Counties, from Southern Nash to…


September 11, 2018

Hurricane Florence has forced the cancellation of several Top 25 games this weekend, including No. 13 Virginia Tech’s home game against East Carolina, No. 14 West Virginia’s trip to North Carolina State and No. 18 UCF’s game at North Carolina.

The Category 4 storm’s approach…

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September 10, 2018

The upcoming hurricane has drastically changed this week in high school football. Here are the updates as of Tuesday morning for each local team scheduled to play in Week 5.

Faith Christian and Rocky Mount Academy: The 8-man rivals are still scheduled to play their game on Wednesday at 7 p.m.,…

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