February 07, 2019

The state swimming championships begin on Friday for Class 3A, and continue Saturday for 1A/2A. 

The meet is held at Triangle Aquatic Center in Cary, and prelims begin at 9 a.m. each day, with finals starting around 4:45 p.m. Note: The 500-yard freestyle and 400 freestyle relay events will…

Winding down: Prep basketball's regular season enters final stretch

February 07, 2019

The prep basketball regular season is nearing its end, with most teams playing through next week before conference tournaments begin.

There are a few tight conference races still to sort out, and several matchups between first- and second-place teams will tip off on Friday.

Here’s a look at…

In the spotlight: Tarboro football, Craddock take center stage

February 02, 2019

TARBORO — By this upcoming Tuesday morning, presumably, when the organized chaos of the last two weeks will have finally subsided, and the interview inquiries will at least scatter to a few a week instead of several a day, Tarboro football coach Jeff Craddock will go back to being a high…

It’s been some 15 months for Tarboro football

February 02, 2019

Way before Tarboro High’s fifth state championship, which the team won in 2017, there was plenty of success for Jeff Craddock and his longtime assistants.

The Vikings won three straight 2-A titles from 2009 to 2011, but it seems fair to say their win on Dec. 9, 2017, over Mount Airy, kicked…