April 21, 2018

A sharply hit ground ball up the middle was no problem for Carolina Mudcats shortstop Luis Aviles Jr., who was perfectly shaded toward second base for the left-handed hitting Ronnie Dawson of the Buies Creek Astros.

Aviles Jr. made the play, ending a fifth inning on Saturday that was one bad break…

No superstitions, just adjustments for slumping Hiura

April 21, 2018

ZEBULON — A double off of Shohei Ohtani on March 2 in a spring training “B game.”

An 0-for-7 two-night output in Zebulon on April 20 and 21.

All in a two-month’s stretch of work for a rising but slumping prospect.

A bright future and a spot on the Milwaukee Brewers’…

Boys' rosters finalized for Tri-Counties All-Star Basketball Game

April 21, 2018

The boys’ roster for the inaugural Tri-Counties All-Star Basketball Games has been solidified.

Top seniors from Nash, Wilson and Edgecombe Counties include 2017-18 Telegram All-Area Player of the Year Kalil Baker of Rocky Mount Prep and former Rocky Mount Academy standout Elijah McCadden in…

Former UNC QB Trubisky takes on new offense

April 21, 2018

LAKE FOREST, Ill. — Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky can see a huge difference after only three days running new coach Matt Nagy’s offense.

There’s more to it than just the system for Trubisky, as the Bears ended their first minicamp under Nagy on Thursday with a…