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February 14, 2019

The Big East tournament for boys’ and girls’ basketball begins this Monday, and will be split between Rocky Mount High and the Rocky Mount Event Center.

On Monday, the No. 1 and No. 2 seeds will both receive byes, while the No. 3 and No. 6 seeds will play at the REMC, with the…


February 14, 2019

The funeral for Bernie Capps will be held Feb. 24 from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Chapel of Wheeler & Woodlief Funeral Home on 1130 N. Winstead Avenue in Rocky Mount.

Capps, who died this past Sunday at UNC Medical Center at the age of 73, was an athletic trainer at Rocky Mount High for 42 years,…

February 14, 2019

The NCAA Division I baseball season begins for most teams across the country on Friday, which means the official start of the sophomore seasons for the trio of pitchers from Rocky Mount who all contributed last season as freshmen.

For N.C. State, Reid Johnston (Rocky Mount Academy) and David…

February 13, 2019

On Nov. 21, 2018, the Northern Nash boys’ basketball team opened its season with a 72-64 road loss to 4-A Pinecrest. The Patriots shot nearly 60 percent from the field, using an 18-11 third quarter to create enough separation to win the game.

After one contest, the Knights were 0-1. And,…


February 12, 2019

The Rocky Mount High girls’ basketball team picked up a 3-A Big East Conference win on Tuesday over visiting Franklinton, 45-36.

Mya Pittman scored a team-high 15 points for the Gryphons, while teammates Summer Hicks and Alexis Moore eached added nine points. Pittman also finished with six…

February 11, 2019

Clarence Bernard “Bernie” Capps Jr., the longtime Rocky Mount High athletic trainer who graduated from the same school in 1963 and watched some of the Gryphons’ and Blackbirds’ best athletes, from Danny Talbott to Phil Ford to Buck Williams to Brian Goodwin, died on…


February 09, 2019

Nash Central has another state champion to add to its record book.

Lance Norris won the 200-yard freestyle on Saturday during the 1A/2A state championship swim meet at Triangle Aquatic Center in Cary. The Bulldogs freshman also added a second-place finish in the 500-yard freestyle.…


February 08, 2019

Boys basketball

North Edgecombe 88

Rocky Mount Prep 81

North Edgecombe drew even with RMP in the Tar-Roanoke Conference with the road win.

The Warriors improved to 11-11, 7-5, while the Jaguars dropped to 10-11, 7-5. 

Northside-Pinetown 64

Tarboro 50

The Vikings dropped a Coastal Plains…

February 08, 2019

Over the many years spent coaching the Rocky Mount High girls’ basketball team, Pam Gainey is a well-seasoned veteran when it comes to the rivalry with Northern Nash. Each year presents a new problem, mostly on the preparation side.

And since the start of February, the Gryphons have been…


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…

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