December 13, 2018

N.C. Wesleyan baseball coach Greg Clifton finally got his man.

Nash Central’s Trey Whitley, whom Clifton has known and coached since, Whitey estimated, he was 8 years old, signed to play and enroll at N.C. Wesleyan in the fall of 2019 on Thursday at Nash Central High School.

The senior was…

Baseball, at last: RMA's Thomas commits to UNC Pembroke

December 12, 2018

For Isaiah Thomas, baseball is back on his mind.

The Rocky Mount Academy senior finalized his commitment to play baseball at UNC Pembroke by signing a national letter of intent. The high school held a signing ceremony on Wednesday.

Thomas hasn’t played organized baseball since his sophomore…

Mayors of Tarboro, Pilot Mountain set friendly wager

December 12, 2018

Saturday just became a little more interesting.

The Tarboro and East Surry football teams will compete in the 1-AA state championship game at 6 p.m. on Saturday at N.C. State’s Carter-Finley Stadium. The stakes were upped this week when the team’s respective towns got involved.


Winners of 5 of last 6, FCS hoops finding its groove

December 11, 2018

Still groggy from the after effects of a state title run in football, the Faith Christian boys’ basketball team to start this 2018-19 season stumbled early.

The Patriots practiced only three times before jumping into their schedule, losing their first three games.

Since, though, they’ve…