November 12, 2018

N.C. State commit and senior cornerback for Rocky Mount High Shyheim Battle will miss the Gryphons’ postseason run and is out for the season, he announced via the website Pack Pride on Sunday night. 

Battle broke his wrist against Wilson Hunt, a 49-0 victory on Oct. 12, then played…

Gurley Watch: Rams win as another Viking debuts

November 12, 2018

While the Los Angeles Rams and Todd Gurley got back on track with a victory over Seattle, another former Tarboro Viking was making his debut in Indianapolis on Sunday. 

Tarboro’s Tyquan Lewis, the defensive end picked at No. 64 for the Colts this past draft, got his first career start…

'Exceptional noise': Freshman trio combines for 75 in sequal to Kentucky win

November 11, 2018

DURHAM — With his national titles, his 12 years as coach of Team USA, and his seat on the bench with the Dream Team, Mike Krzyzewski has seen as much media marveling as anyone in basketball. 

And so it resonated on Sunday afternoon, after his team’s 94-72 home win over Army, when…

On campus: Weekly check-in with locals in college football

November 11, 2018

It was an under-the-radar week for many local athletes in the college game. Several young players did not play, while others had quiet games.

Let’s take a look.

Sherrod Greene, South Carolina: A Rocky Mount High grad and Gamecocks linebacker, Greene recorded six tackles in Saturday’s 35-…