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Wednesday, September 28, 2022

The North Carolina Wesleyan University football team overcame a 13-0 second half deficit on Saturday, using an 11-play, 70-yard drive which resulted in the game-winner as the Bishops defeated Southern Virginia 14-13 in Buena Vista, Va.

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Bridgewater (Virginia) forced five turnovers (an interception and four fumble recoveries) and rolled up 426 yards of total offense in a 48-7 victory over North Carolina Wesleyan University on Saturday in the Bishops’ first home game played on their new turf field at Stallings Field at Vernon…

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Before I get into football talk after Week One of the NFL and another crazy week of college football, I wanted to have one final word on Serena Williams and her career.

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I remember being able to enjoy coach fights without fear that it could somehow turn deadly. That’s exactly what happened last week in Texas when a youth football coach was shot and killed by an opposing coach.

North Carolina Wesleyan University Head Men’s Basketball Coach John Thompson has been named by the National Basketball Coaches Association to Chair the NABC (North American Basketball Coaches) Division III Outstanding Service Award Committee.

Tis the season for cautious optimism. Others refer to it as football season, but they aren’t fans of the Tar Heels and Dolphins.

In an attempt to whip up excitement in the news conference Tuesday morning, Dr. Karrie G. Dixon shouted “Viking Pride; Viking Pride; Viking Pride” as she approached the podium in one of the Rocky Mount Event Center’s conference rooms.

When the Premier Collegiate League’s (PCL) All-Stars take the field at 7 p.m. Saturday at Edenton’s Historic Hicks Field, 13 members of the Tarboro River Bandits will be on the South squad. The PCL All-Star Weekend gets underway at 7 tonight.

I’m hoping everyone enjoyed their Fourth of July weekend and that my niece had an amazing birthday. I worked some, I played some, I rested some. It was a really nice weekend aside from one thing: no sports to watch.

After splitting a doubleheader with long-time rival, Wake Forest Fungo on Friday night at Municipal Stadium, winning the first game 8-4 before dropping the nightcap, 3-2, the Tarboro River Bandits (11-4, 4-2) dropped back-to-back games for the first time this season.