June 16, 2018

In a box logo white t-shirt, jeans and mostly white Gucci sneakers, Tarboro’s newest member of the NFL family, Tyquan Lewis, stopped by the Moe Deloach Annual Summer Basketball Camp on Saturday afternoon at the South Rocky Mount Community Center.

Deloach, a Rocky Mount native and a 2005…

Southern Nash's Edwards finds a home

June 14, 2018

Leroy Edwards, Southern Nash’s senior ace, spent his final season with the Firebirds looking for a place to play baseball next season.

This past Wednesday, he found the chance he was looking for, when Fayetteville Tech Community College baseball coach Lee Troutman contacted and told him they…

Former Gryphon Hudgins to be honored as Elon Hall of Famer

June 13, 2018

The irony for Terrell Hudgins, recently announced as a 2018 Elon athletics Hall of Fame inductee, is that the Phoenix were his first scholarship offer when he was a student at Rocky Mount Senior High in the mid-2000s.

He didn't want to go, because the university of roughly 7,000 undergraduate…

Nash Central's Nobles inks with UNC; Carter, Bass sign baseball commitments

June 12, 2018

If Alex Nobles’ college career ends up anything like his high school career, Nash Central football coach Chris Lee thinks Chapel Hill will work out just fine for the senior.

“I feel that, with his work ethic, he should be able to earn scholarship money in no time,” Lee said.…