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SouthWest Edgecombe (10-2) at Jacksonville Southwest Onslow (9-3)

The matchup: The second round 2-A matchup features a pair of old-school football teams that look to run first, and run some more. No. 6 SouthWest Edgecombe has been in position to win in every game but one this season, while No.…

Tarboro hopes its biggest challenge is yet to come

November 15, 2017

TARBORO —- Tarboro football has a problem.

It has nothing to do with points, wins, focus or chemistry. The Vikings finished the season 11-0, earned a first round bye in the 1-AA playoffs and averaged more than 52 points per game. There’s no defensive problem either; opponents…

With experienced d-line, Wolfpack hit the 'jackpot'

November 15, 2017

Bradley Chubb, announced as one of five finalists for best defensive player in the country on Wednesday, has been a terror this season for the Wolfpack.

The senior is ritualistically praised by each week’s opposing coach, ranks first in the NCAA in tackles for loss (23.5), first among power…

Judge, Bellinger unanimous picks as Rookies of the Year

November 14, 2017

The only major question was whether it would be unanimous — and it was.

Aaron Judge and Cody Bellinger are baseball’s Rookies of the Year for 2017 after their record-setting home run binges eliminated any reasonable competition for the honors. Judge led the American League with 52…