December 10, 2016

WALLACE — When Tarboro was playing well Friday, the football team hung with two-time defending 1-AA champ Wallace-Rose Hill.

But when things went wrong for the Vikings, they went about as terribly as they could. Tarboro (12-3) fumbled twice to create Bulldogs’ scores, and a fluky…

Local sailor, paralegal stationed in Guam

December 10, 2016

A 2004 SouthWest Edgecombe High School graduate and Tarboro native is serving in the U.S. Navy as part of an integrated crew of sailors and civilian mariners working aboard the expeditionary submarine tender, USS Emory S. Land.

Chief Petty Officer Demetric Hart serves in Guam as part of the forward…

Storylines: Gryphons, Vikings head into football regionals

December 09, 2016

3-A playoffs

No. 4 Rocky Mount High (12-2) at No. 3 Havelock (13-1)

Last week: The Gryphons cruised in the third round with a blowout 49-20 win over Southern Guilford. Havelock knocked off top-seeded West Craven 24-7, continuing a trend of allowing 14 points per game or fewer this postseason.…

Hussey playing wherever needed for Tarboro

December 09, 2016

TARBORO — Shy’Keem Hussey had to make a call.

He just had to do it.

As the first half died down during a I-AA third round playoffs matchup with top-seeded East Carteret, the Tarboro High football player noticed the Mariners relied on an underneath throw to his side of the field. With…