October 20, 2017

Kinston Arendell Parrott (7-0, 4-0) at Rocky Mount Academy (8-0, 4-0)

The matchup: As if a game between a pair of unbeatens atop the 2-A Colonial Carolina Conference isn’t enough, the game also features the top two eight-man teams in the state. Arendell Parrott and its high-scoring offense…

Northern Nash Cross Country sweeps Big East title meet

October 18, 2017

Northern Nash’s Jordan Richardson appeared to be on a field all his own.

Emerging from the far-off forest on his final stretch to the finish line, the junior enjoyed a concourse, a cheering section and a run-away victory all his own.

His time of 16:44 was best in the boys Big East Cross…

RMA falls in first round of NCISAA tennis playoffs

October 17, 2017

After a successful season that included an undefeated record in league play and a conference title, the descriptive word for Rocky Mount Academy’s tennis team at the end of its home playoff match on Tuesday came easy.

“It’s frustrating,” said head coach Gayle High, whose…

Coach Swinney goes back to drawing board after Clemson loss

October 17, 2017

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Clemson coach Dabo Swinney has already started breaking down every aspect of his program since the seventh-ranked Tigers surprise loss to Syracuse this past Friday night.

“It’s been a long weekend,” Swinney said Monday.

Clemson (6-1, 4-1 Atlantic Coast…