January 18, 2018

For Northern Nash coach Henry Drake, the evidence has been there, even if the games on the schedule haven’t.

It’s sound attendance at an optional practice this past Martin Luther King Day, just the second practice of the month. It’s captain Desean Liggins asking Drake to do…

With offers rolling in, Southern Nash's Knight soaking in the moment

January 17, 2018

At first, Southern Nash’s Zonovan Knight tried to play it cool.

“I’m going to try and see if I can remember all of them,” he said on Wednesday, an hour after his most recent Division I football scholarship offer.

Then came the nine schools, each in rapid succession, each…

Eagles swept by hot shooting Henderson Kerr-Vance

January 17, 2018

Winners of three games in a row coming into Tuesday night, Rocky Mount Academy entered its home game against Henderson Kerr-Vance playing its best basketball of the season.

The problem: so was the opponent.

HKV, which improved to 15-0 and 7-0 in the conference on Tuesday with the win, blitzed the…

Jaguars use third quarter run to put away North Edgecombe

January 12, 2018

In need of a spark after blowing a 12-point halftime lead, Rocky Mount Prep got exactly what it was looking for with three minutes left in the third quarter.

On a missed Jaguars layup, 6-foot-5 Keyshawn Bryant soared in from the weak side, slamming the ball home for a 48-44 lead just a minute after…