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Athletic fields all over sat empty for much of the spring as the COVID-19 pandemic took hold. Many baseball and softball fields, soccer pitches and basketball courts didn’t see the usual excitement as the response shuttered leagues.

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After playing seven games on the five hottest days of the year between Friday and Wednesday, the Tarboro River Bandits pitching staff was feeling the effects of the heat and humidity.

Monday, June 08, 2020

The Eastern North Carolina Athletic Officials Association is seeking high school and middle school volleyball officials for the 2020 Season.

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Watching skilled players is a nice perk that comes along with the high school basketball playoff tournament. And with the tournament entering the third round on Saturday, opportunities to consume prep hoops are dwindling.

Tarboro’s Tar River Bandits will open their inaugural season in the Carolina Virginia Collegiate Baseball League with an inter-league exhibition game with the Edenton Steamers on May 26 at Tarboro’s Municipal Stadium.

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College-level baseball is officially coming to Tarboro beginning in May 2020, as the Tar River Bandits have been awarded a franchise in the Carolina-Virginia Collegiate League (CVCL) and the Town of Tarboro has a signed contract with the team as owner Wayne Turnage has begun putting his team…