September 29, 2016

As the rain slowly trickled its way into Rocky Mount Academy’s tennis practice on Wednesday, coach Gayle High watched as the players retreated from the courts. 

The Eagles can manage missing that one. With two games left in the season, RMA is undefeated in conference play. And if they…

Youthful RMA soccer club growing in season

September 28, 2016

When seven seniors graduated from the Rocky Mount Academy boys’ soccer team last year, coach Larry Smith knew his team sheet needed to be shuffled.

His jostling of the roster put players in brand new spots this season, asking them to not only maintain good form but also develop in roles they…

Rocky Mount High's Greene named to Shrine Bowl

September 27, 2016

Rocky Mount High senior linebacker Sherrod Greene was named to the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas on Monday. Greene, who committed to the University of South Carolina in July, was one of 88 players selected.

The game will take place on Dec. 17. at Gibbs Stadium in Spartanburg, S.C. Kickoff is at 2 p.…

Golf legend Arnold Palmer dies at 87

September 26, 2016

Arnold Palmer charged across the golf course and into America’s living rooms with a go-for-broke style that made a country club sport popular for the everyman. At ease with presidents and the public, he was on a first-name basis with both.

Through his remarkable life, he never lost that…