February 21, 2018 - 48 minutes ago

Wednesday’s practice could have gone a few different ways for Northern Nash, which nearly blew a double-digit home lead on Tuesday to Cleveland in the first round of the NCHSAA 3-A postseason tournament.

But from the initial moments after the surprising 72-68 result in the locker room, to the…

Gryphons rout Conley, play way into second round

February 20, 2018

Jamar Ellis and his Rocky Mount High teammates adopted a motto heading into the NCHSAA 3-A basketball playoffs.

“Our saying is ‘starting fresh,’” the Gryphons guard said. “We didn’t end the season how we wanted, but we have an opportunity here to try and go deep…

Nash Central suffers a perfect storm in loss to North Pitt

February 20, 2018

Without their coach and with a fourth matchup against the same team in 14 days, the Nash Central Bulldogs just had one of those nights.

One of those six-first-quarter-points, 2-of-17-from-3-point-range, 11-field-goals-made-all-game nights.

In the end, it was a perfect storm that came in and ended…

N.C. Wesleyan names new athletics director

February 20, 2018

N.C. Wesleyan College announced Tuesday that Aaron Denton has been named the Battling Bishops' next Vice President and Director of Athletics. Denton has spent the last 10 years as the Athletics Director for Sandhills Community College in Pinehurst. He is set to take over May 15th, replacing long-…