March 25, 2017

This was one of the few times Faith Christian baseball coach Greg Clifton didn’t have to chase Ben Lewis off the field for staying late.

Faith Christian had just pummeled Halifax Academy, 22-0, on Friday in a game that was called after 2 1/2 innings. Lewis, the Patriots’ shortstop,…

Northern Nash finds success in victory against Tarboro

March 25, 2017

A learning team has to take the wins it can get. That is exactly how Northern Nash baseball coach Bard Collins and his team approached Friday’s nonconference matchup against Tarboro.

The Knights (4-6), who are already two games into Big East Conference competition, used its 4-2 victory…

Berry scores 26 points as North Carolina advances to Elite Eight

March 24, 2017

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Joel Berry II scored 26 points and Justin Jackson added 24 as top-seeded North Carolina moved to the Elite Eight with a 92-80 victory over Butler in the NCAA South Region on Friday night.

Luke Maye recorded his first career double-double with 16 points and 12 rebounds,…

Southern Nash pulls away from Northern Nash

March 24, 2017

BAILEY — Alex Marlowe’s shoulder is feeling better, and the Southern Nash lineup got a boost because of it.

Marlowe had hits in all three of his at-bats on Thursday against visiting Northern Nash, and his two RBIs propelled the Firebirds to a 5-2 win.

The senior missed all but…