December 10, 2016

Chase Miller and his right leg will have a place in Rocky Mount High School football lore when the stories are told and re-told of this Gryphons team.

The senior kicker was perfect on all six tries on Friday, including two field goals and four extra-point tries, but none were bigger than his line…

Tarboro falls short of finals berth

December 10, 2016

WALLACE — When Tarboro was playing well Friday, the football team hung with two-time defending 1-AA champ Wallace-Rose Hill.

But when things went wrong for the Vikings, they went about as terribly as they could. Tarboro (12-3) fumbled twice to create Bulldogs’ scores, and a fluky…

Storylines: Gryphons, Vikings head into football regionals

December 09, 2016

3-A playoffs

No. 4 Rocky Mount High (12-2) at No. 3 Havelock (13-1)

Last week: The Gryphons cruised in the third round with a blowout 49-20 win over Southern Guilford. Havelock knocked off top-seeded West Craven 24-7, continuing a trend of allowing 14 points per game or fewer this postseason.…

Hussey playing wherever needed for Tarboro

December 09, 2016

TARBORO — Shy’Keem Hussey had to make a call.

He just had to do it.

As the first half died down during a I-AA third round playoffs matchup with top-seeded East Carteret, the Tarboro High football player noticed the Mariners relied on an underneath throw to his side of the field. With…