July 27, 2016

SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Pro Bowl defensive tackle Kawann Short said he won’t hold out while awaiting a new contract from the Carolina Panthers.

Short reported to training camp on time Wednesday, the same day the Panthers announced they gave safety Kurt Coleman a three-year extension that runs…

Local high schools official preps for Spain softball trip

July 27, 2016

Rocky Mount resident Kenny Dickerson will have another up-close view of how sports brings together people of different cultures

Dickerson will head to Spain this weekend where he will be an assistant coach at the European Softball Federation Junior Championships in Santboiana, Spain.

Dickerson will…

ACC gets new look with arrival of 4 new coaches for 2016

July 26, 2016

CHARLOTTE — The Atlantic Coast Conference’s four new coaches find very different challenges ahead for the 2016 season.

Miami’s Mark Richt is charged with helping a program leap into the league’s upper echelon, while Virginia Tech’s Justin Fuente must reverse the slide…

Johnson named interim head baseball coach at Lander

July 26, 2016

Britt Johnson, a former Nash Central High School assistant coach and Rocky Mount alumnus, was named the interim head baseball coach at Lander University (S.C.) on Monday.

Johnson served the last six seasons as an assistant coach with the Bearcats. He’s acted as recruiting coordinator since…