December 13, 2018

TARBORO — Defensive coordinator Andrew Harding had senior safety Kendarius Jenkins in his freshman history class.

It took him months to realize the future three-year starter and aspiring two-time state champion even played football.

He was quiet, recalled Harding during Thursday…

All-Area pitcher Whitley chooses Wesleyan

December 13, 2018

N.C. Wesleyan baseball coach Greg Clifton finally got his man.

Nash Central’s Trey Whitley, whom Clifton has known and coached since, Whitey estimated, he was 8 years old, signed to play and enroll at N.C. Wesleyan in the fall of 2019 on Thursday at Nash Central High School.

The senior was…

Baseball, at last: RMA's Thomas commits to UNC Pembroke

December 12, 2018

For Isaiah Thomas, baseball is back on his mind.

The Rocky Mount Academy senior finalized his commitment to play baseball at UNC Pembroke by signing a national letter of intent. The high school held a signing ceremony on Wednesday.

Thomas hasn’t played organized baseball since his sophomore…

Mayors of Tarboro, Pilot Mountain set friendly wager

December 12, 2018

Saturday just became a little more interesting.

The Tarboro and East Surry football teams will compete in the 1-AA state championship game at 6 p.m. on Saturday at N.C. State’s Carter-Finley Stadium. The stakes were upped this week when the team’s respective towns got involved.