May 25, 2017

TARBORO — When college recruiters think of the Tarboro High football team, a traditionally stocked well of skill-position talent is where they look to first. A handful of successful names to come through the program started that trend.

Some ended up in the NFL like Todd Gurley and Shaun…

All-Star game to return to Charlotte in 2019

May 25, 2017

CHARLOTTE  — The NBA All-Star game is headed back to Charlotte in 2019, a couple of years later than anticipated.

The NBA announced that the All-Star weekend will be held Feb. 15-17 in Charlotte and the game will be played at the Spectrum Center, home of the Charlotte Hornets.

The league…

Nethercutt leaves Rocky Mount High for Faith Christian

May 24, 2017

A child grows up only once.

That thought line ran through Barry Nethercutt’s mind every time he missed one of his son’s tennis matches.

His son, Jackson, just finished his sophomore season at Northern Nash. Nethercutt, the coach of Rocky Mount High for 29 years, said he watched his son…

Southern Nash football pair picks college

May 24, 2017

Two more Southern Nash football players have signed letters of intent to play football in college.

Linebacker Tremane Williams is heading to N.C. Central, while defensive lineman Demetris Perry has committed to N.C. Wesleyan.

“I love football,” Williams said after a ceremony at the high…