January 16, 2017

RALEIGH — North Carolina State coach Mark Gottfried has had it with his team’s defense.

The sixth-year coach angrily addressed his team’s defensive play after Sunday night’s 86-76 home loss to Georgia Tech, calling on a team that’s off to a surprising 1-4 start in the…

HOME AND HEALING: Fosters' recovery aided in faith and community

January 15, 2017

Zack Foster worked hard for Jan. 11.

That is when N.C. Wesleyan started its spring semester. It was supposed to be a chance to get back to friends, get back to structure and get out of the house.

Since the midseason car accident that put him and his mother Kim Foster in the hospital, the former…

Northern Nash boys, Nash Central girls dominate

January 14, 2017

Henry Drake got the defense he’s wanted on Friday.

The Northern Nash boys team was aggressive, disruptive and downright frustrating to Nash Central. The Knights (14-2, 2-0 Big East) cruised to a 72-54 away victory as the Bulldogs struggled to find offensive rhythm.

“You never know what…

Football coaches favor adding a second signing day

January 13, 2017

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Coaches unanimously support creating an early signing period for college football in December, but the executive director of the American Football Coaches Association says none of them want a third signing day in June.

Todd Berry said Wednesday that coaches are worried the…