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April 23, 2017 - 2 minutes ago

Everything about it is a trip to the past.

The baseball stadium that Tarboro High calls home is old school. Rain pelting the roof at Tarboro’s Municipal Stadium on Friday during the championship game of the school’s Easter tournament sounded like the team was playing in a tin can.

The…


NASCAR race at Bristol postponed

April 23, 2017

BRISTOL, Tenn. — NASCAR has postponed the Monster Energy Cup race at Bristol Motor Speedway because of heavy rain that is not expected to let up on Sunday. The race was pushed until Monday at 1 p.m.

Weather has been a problem all weekend at Bristol, where Friday qualifications were washed out.…


ALL-AREA: Spragley's explosiveness ignited the game

April 22, 2017

When Darius Spragley had the ball in his hands, offense came easy.

The senior Northern Nash guard could catch defenders off guard with a quick-release 3-pointer, dribble around them, or rise his slim frame above the rim for a thunderous dunk.

But maybe his greatest skill came from a combination of…


ALL-AREA: Spivey expands her game and dominates

April 21, 2017

Pam Gainey noticed the emotion Keyanna Spivey was wearing.

Gainey’s power forward was disappointed.

The Rocky Mount High coach watched players wander into the gym for a Saturday morning practice during the 2015-16 season after a loss at Nash Central the night before.

Spivey, then a junior,…