July 11, 2019

As if taking a page out of Michael Jordan’s Basketball Hall of Fame speech, Southern Nash rising senior AJ Jones made a point to recognize the “haters” on Wednesday when he announced his college commitment on twitter.

After all, Jones had dealt with criticism and doubt throughout…

Rocky Mount's Kearney hooks on with Winston-Salem State

July 02, 2019

There’s still more football to be played for Bikembe Kearney.

Kearney, a 2015 Rocky Mount High graduate and former UNC Pembroke defensive back, recently hooked on with Division II Winston-Salem State where he will play his final year of college eligibility.

Kearney redshirted his freshman…

Top 10 moments of the 2018-19 prep sports year

June 30, 2019

The month of July always feels like a page-turning month.

Half of the year is over and summer is in full effect, yet football season is around the corner. But before we look ahead at what’s to come, let’s remember some moments from the 2018-19 high school sports year.

Several teams won…

Gryphons' Silver picking up offers

June 26, 2019

Keeshawn Silver is being watched.

The rising Rocky Mount High junior is receiving offers from colleges around the country, and this is only the beginning.

“It’s crazy,” said Silver, a defensive tackle/end. “I think I’m handing it pretty good, though. It’s a big…