November 10, 2019

The NCHSAA on Saturday released postseason pairings for the prep football playoffs that begin on Friday.

Two local teams earned No. 1 seeds in their respective classifications, while another two earned No. 2 seeds. Seven teams from the area qualified for the postseason.

Here’s an early look…

Prep football capsules for Week 11

November 01, 2019

Week 11 of the prep football season is here.

Let’s get into the matchups.

Wilson Fike (3-6, 1-2) at Northern Nash (6-3, 2-1)

Kickoff: 7 p.m. Friday

Last week: Northern Nash defeated Franklinton, 42-14. Wilson Fike lost to Rocky Mount High, 8-7.

Quick hits: Northern Nash had four passing…

Tarboro thinking outside the T

October 26, 2019

The Tarboro High football team moved to 9-0 this season after Friday’s 54-8 win over Pamlico County and look poised for another deep postseason march.

The Vikings have been piling up wins through traditional means of a stifling defense and a strong running game out of the Tarboro T. Yet this…

Tarboro strong in win over Pamlico County

October 26, 2019

Jeff Craddock saw something special in his team during Tarboro’s 54-8 win Friday over visiting Pamlico County.

“I told the guys after the first half, ‘This is how a team that can possibly be state champions is supposed to look like,’” the Tarboro football coach said.…