August 30, 2016

The day before Anna Shaye Thompson started her junior year of high school, she made her college decision.

The standout goalkeeper at Nash Central announced her verbal commitment to Charleston Southern on Twitter on Sunday, mere hours before the first day for Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools. It was…

Larson takes advantage of late restart for first Cup victory

August 28, 2016

BROOKLYN, Mich. — During the last couple laps of his first Sprint Cup victory, Kyle Larson was emotional.

“I think with two to go, I was starting to get choked up,” he said. “We worked really, really hard to get a win, and just haven’t done it. Finally all the hard…

Telegram Football Insiders: August 28

August 28, 2016

 Nash Central’s offense played up to its potential in earning the program’s first victory of the season.

The Bulldogs’ 44-6 victory against Smithfield-Selma on Friday night included 250-plus rushing yards and 157 passing yards from quarterback Travis Griffin.

Vernon Whitaker…

Gryphons fall to Apex Middle Creek

August 27, 2016

In Rocky Mount High’s home game against Apex Middle Creek on Friday, the matchup provided an early season pairing of two teams that rode deep playoffs runs last year.

The Gryphons, the reigning 3-A winners, and the Mustangs, a semifinalist in the 4-AA bracket, provided the expected slugfest.…