December 08, 2018

The championship stage is officially set for the Tarboro Vikings, who beat Edenton Holmes on Friday night at home in the 1-AA semifinals on Friday to advance to the state title game for the second season in a row.

And for the second year in a row, they’ll play at N.C. State’s Carter-…

Back again: Tarboro takes down Aces to reach 1-AA title game

December 07, 2018

TARBORO — The defending 1-AA state champions are coming back for more.

The top-seeded Vikings defeated Edenton Holmes, 48-7, on Friday to earn their second consecutive berth in the state championship game where they will play the West’s No. 4 East Surry on Dec. 15 at N.C. State.


Edenton's triple-option no match for Tarboro's prep

December 07, 2018

TARBORO — As the 1-AA semifinal game on Friday night at Tarboro High School was winding down, with Tarboro ahead, 48-0, the chit-chat on the Vikings’ sideline focused on one thing.


“We have a deal, every week, where if we get a shutout, it’s donuts,” defensive…

Season finale: For Tarboro seniors, Friday a final chance to play at home

December 06, 2018

TARBORO — All teams and all seniors have to face a final home game. Tarboro, by winning excessively, has just been able to delay the inevitable a little bit longer.

But after last week’s 28-0 victory over North Stanly, once all of the adrenaline had worn off, the senior players,…