July 24, 2016

Sherrod Greene had no intention of making a commitment when he walked onto South Carolina’s campus this weekend.

He left there Sunday as the latest member of the Gamecocks’ 2017 recruiting class.

The Rocky Mount High linebacker offered his verbal commitment to South Carolina on Sunday…

Pitch count rule is not enough to protect young pitchers

July 24, 2016

The National Federation of State High School Associations will never be able to protect athletes like Jim Leggett.

The former Rocky Mount High ace won three playoffs games in 2008, leading the Gryphons to the 3-A state championship. Yet, one month later he was on the table undergoing surgery…

Wolfpack offense undergoes transformation with Eli Drinkwitz

July 22, 2016

CHARLOTTE — Matt Dayes began his N.C. State career with a high-tempo offense — and it was a terrible experience.

It was understandable that the senior running back was skeptical when new offensive coordinator Eli Drinkwitz brought in his high-tempo system from Boise State.

After nearly…

Johnston fulfills ACC dream with commitment to N.C. State

July 22, 2016

Even before Reid Johnston thought about playing baseball in the ACC, N.C. State was a top school on his list.

The reason?

“I’ve always wanted to go to State because I’ve always wanted to go somewhere with an agriculture program,” Johnston said on the phone from a trip in…