September 30, 2016

On a Tuesday afternoon, the Rocky Mount Academy football team is warming up on a practice field it has seen way too much of lately. 

Finally, it’s game week. The players shout and bound around the field during opening stretches while coach Terrell Hudgins watches from a distance.


Eagles tennis looking toward postseason

September 29, 2016

As the rain slowly trickled its way into Rocky Mount Academy’s tennis practice on Wednesday, coach Gayle High watched as the players retreated from the courts. 

The Eagles can manage missing that one. With two games left in the season, RMA is undefeated in conference play. And if they…

Youthful RMA soccer club growing in season

September 28, 2016

When seven seniors graduated from the Rocky Mount Academy boys’ soccer team last year, coach Larry Smith knew his team sheet needed to be shuffled.

His jostling of the roster put players in brand new spots this season, asking them to not only maintain good form but also develop in roles they…

Rocky Mount High's Greene named to Shrine Bowl

September 27, 2016

Rocky Mount High senior linebacker Sherrod Greene was named to the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas on Monday. Greene, who committed to the University of South Carolina in July, was one of 88 players selected.

The game will take place on Dec. 17. at Gibbs Stadium in Spartanburg, S.C. Kickoff is at 2 p.…