July 19, 2017

The area has been well represented this week at the N.C. Coaches Association East-West All-Star Games in Greensboro.

When the East squad plays the West in tonight’s football game, the Twin Counties will have four participants.

Rocky Mount High coach Jason Battle is an assistant for the East,…

Nash Central's Taylor to host basketball camps

July 05, 2017

Nash Central boys basketball coach Renny Taylor will host a pair of basketball camps this month

The Eastern N.C. Roundball Skills Camp will take place at Faith Christian School from July 10 to July 13. It is open to boys and girls between second and ninth grade. The camp costs $80, and it will take…

Rocky Mount Rockets set for regional track & field test

July 05, 2017

Running in big meets is becoming normal for members of the Rocky Mount Rockets.

When the USATF Region 3 Junior Olympic Championships take place this weekend in Greensboro, the Rockets will once again be running among the better competition on the East coast.

Approximately 20 local girls, ages 8-…

Johnston finds calm in successful season

July 04, 2017

Reid Johnston is still. Everything about him is quiet.

The Rocky Mount Academy graduate learned to be this way after countless hours spent in deer stands. But he isn’t perched up high waiting for his mark. Instead, Johnston is at the plate, another place of relaxation. 

He traces this…