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November 18, 2018

The college football regular season is in its final weeks.

Here’s how our local athletes fared at the college level.

Sherrod Greene, South Carolina: A Rocky Mount High grad and Gamecocks linebacker, Greene was second among Gamecocks with four tackles and added a half tackle for loss in a 49-9…


Playoffs roll on: Five takeaways from prep football's first round

November 17, 2018

Strong sendoff for Gryphons

Rocky Mount High likely played its final home game of the season on Friday and completed an undefeated mark in front of its home fans.

The Gryphons finished 6-0 at home after a 34-3 win over No. 12 West Carteret in the first round of the 3-A playoffs. No. 5 RMH will be…


Finley, Wolfpack roll over Louisville 52-10

November 17, 2018

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Ryan Finley threw for 316 yards and a career-high four touchdowns as North Carolina State cruised to a 52-10 victory over Louisville Saturday.

The Wolfpack (7-3, 4-3) rolled up 518 yards and 45 straight points on the Atlantic Coast Conference’s second-worst defense.…


Running game carries Cougars past Washington

November 16, 2018

PINETOPS — SouthWest Edgecombe coach Jonathan Cobb hopes his football team will find the right balance sooner than later.

Last week, against Tarboro, the passing game totaled more than 200 yards while the rushing game could drum up only 71.

On Friday night at home against No. 15 seed…