March 20, 2018 - 25 minutes ago

The preseason poll might have only served as a little motivation, but barring a collapse, the USA South softball predictions taken late in the winter were wrong.

Coach John Brackett's N.C. Wesleyan squad is better than the middle-of-the-road label put on it when the Bishops were predicted to finish…

Gryphons tennis serves up win over rival Wilson Fike

March 19, 2018

The Rocky Mount High boys’ tennis team needed this one.

It’s rare when a team talks about the future with conference play just beginning, but this is a Gryphons team with big plans. And they weren’t going to let a mid-March match against rival Wilson Fike become a roadblock.


Texas A&M stuns reigning champ UNC in NCAA 2nd round

March 18, 2018

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Texas A&M had its big men relentlessly snatching down loose rebounds, its wing players knocking down shots and an entire roster full of guys playing with aggressive confidence.

Stunningly, reigning national champion North Carolina found no match for any of it.

And just…

RMA joins drive to outfit athletes, people of Gambia

March 17, 2018

The area's soccer connection to one of the poorer countries in the world is much closer than many might know.

The Rocky Mount Academy athletics department is one of the more recent organizations to partner with local resident Kimberlea Bauer's non-profit agency, BundasKids, to send used jerseys to…