May 21, 2019

Terence Booth Jr. wanted a shirt from the state track meet.

Not just any shirt, but the pink one. The one that wasn’t for sale.

“I wanted the shirt that money can’t buy,” the Rocky Mount Prep junior said. “You can’t buy it, you have to win it. They only give it…

Eagles on top: RMA wins Game 3 over Faith Christian for first baseball state championship

May 18, 2019

Before the final game of the season began, Rocky Mount Academy baseball coach Cameron Ramsey envisioned himself having to get creative with what was left of his team’s available pitching arms.

It turns out that the puzzle came together without much issue.

Jacob Braddy pitched six strong…

Game won: RMA wins opener behind strong pitching, defensive highlight

May 17, 2019

It’s been nearly a month since Spencer Gardner last took an at-bat for Rocky Mount Academy. Still, the senior has found a way to make an impact this season for the state championship-chasing Eagles.

Gardner reminded everyone of that on Friday night.

The Eagles right fielder cut down the would-…

Crosstown series: Eagles, Patriots raise stakes in rivalry with state title on line

May 16, 2019

A pop out that just made it to the infield grass came before a strikeout and a foul out. That was how Faith Christian reliever Garrett Pannell escaped from Westminster Catawba’s best shot at breaking a tie in the top of the seventh inning.

Pannell got out of the runners on second and third…