September 23, 2017 - 7 minutes ago

Nash Central football coach Chris Lee has talked about working with quarterback Travis Griffin on staying in the pocket longer rather than taking off to run at the first sign of pressure. It’s been a successful endeavor as Griffin and his receivers have shined this season.

Sometimes, however,…

Bishops look to pick up first win of season

September 23, 2017 - 7 minutes ago

Ty-Traveon Roberts had been working on growing out his beard for two years. The N.C. Wesleyan wide receiver said by the spring of this year, he could grab hold of the hair under his chin with a fist.

“It was so long,” Roberts said. “I kept it going, and all of a sudden you realize…

Gryphons, Bulldogs give each other tests prior to conference play

September 22, 2017

Nash Central (4-1) at Rocky Mount High (1-3)

The matchup: The Bulldogs close out what has been a successful non-conference portion of its schedule by visiting a familiar opponent. These two programs have been conference rivals in the past, but Nash Central’s move to the 2-A ranks ends…

Panthers seek to boost results after underwhelming games

September 21, 2017

CHARLOTTE — The Panthers’ defense is doing its part.

Now quarterback Cam Newton and offense hopes to start pulling its weight as Carolina prepares to host the New Orleans Saints on Sunday.

Carolina’s offense has managed just two touchdowns and settled for six field goals in two…