May 25, 2017

TARBORO — When college recruiters think of the Tarboro High football team, a traditionally stocked well of skill-position talent is where they look to first. A handful of successful names to come through the program started that trend.

Some ended up in the NFL like Todd Gurley and Shaun…

Nethercutt leaves Rocky Mount High for Faith Christian

May 24, 2017

A child grows up only once.

That thought line ran through Barry Nethercutt’s mind every time he missed one of his son’s tennis matches.

His son, Jackson, just finished his sophomore season at Northern Nash. Nethercutt, the coach of Rocky Mount High for 29 years, said he watched his son…

Southern Nash football pair picks college

May 24, 2017

Two more Southern Nash football players have signed letters of intent to play football in college.

Linebacker Tremane Williams is heading to N.C. Central, while defensive lineman Demetris Perry has committed to N.C. Wesleyan.

“I love football,” Williams said after a ceremony at the high…

Big East 3-A conference hands out spring awards

May 23, 2017

The Big East Conference named its all-conference teams, as well as players and coaches of the year, for baseball, girls soccer and softball on Tuesday. Thirty-six Nash County athletes earned spots on the first and second teams.


Rocky Mount High’s David Harrison led the Gryphons from…