July 22, 2018

Rocky Mount native and former Rocky Mount Gryphon Brian Goodwin was traded on Sunday morning from the Washington Nationals to the Kansas City Royals.

Goodwin, 27, who has been with Washington since the 2016 season, was sent to Kansas City in exchange for minor league pitcher Jacob Condra-Bogan.


Tarboro's Montrezl Harrell agrees to deal with Clippers

July 21, 2018

Tarboro native Montrezl Harrell, who played his high school basketball for North Edgecombe High before going on to feature for Louisville, agreed to a nice pay raise on Saturday.

Harrell agreed to a two-year contract extension with the Los Angeles Clippers, reportedly worth $12 million. The…

MDFL's semi-pro Stallions ready for season opener

July 20, 2018

Football is back in Rocky Mount.

The Carolina Stallions, a semi-professional football team with long ties to the area, will play their season opener at 7 p.m. on Saturday at the Rocky Mount Sports Complex.

Carolina plays a 12-week schedule in the Mason-Dixon Football League, and will open play…

Around the ACC: Doeren credits Raleigh; Taggart up for FSU challenge; more

July 19, 2018

CHARLOTTE — The hot topic for N.C. State lately has been its success in the realm of in-state recruiting.

Southern Nash’s Zonovan Knight, the second-ranked running back in North Carolina, is an obvious local example. He turned down an initial commitment to Duke in favor of the Wolfpack.…