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March 30, 2019

It’s been quite the calendar week for Brian Goodwin.

The Rocky Mount High graduate was waived by the Kansas City Royals on Monday, then claimed by the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday.

A day later, on Friday, he was in the starting lineup for the Angels, playing left field against the Oakland…

March 29, 2019

Rocky Mount High graduate Brian Goodwin was claimed off waivers by the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday, after being waived by the Kansas City Royals on Monday.

Goodwin, 28, is expected to join the Angels’ 25-man roster, and will compete for playing time in an outfield that includes Mike Trout,…


March 18, 2019

The Carolina Mudcats announced Monday that they will play as “Pescados de Carolina” for four games during the upcoming 2019 season as part of Minor League Baseball’s aim to Hispanic heritage and culture,

The new name will come with new game jerseys and hats with a logo…


March 04, 2019

TARBORO — Some 700 students from Princeville and Stocks elementary schools got brand new backpacks, a free book, a magic show and a reading lesson from a Super Bowl champion and a couple of hometown heroes in the Tarboro High Gymnasium on Monday during what was called a "Reading Rally."



February 14, 2019

Los Angeles Clippers forward Montrezl Harrell will be in Charlotte on Friday for the start of the NBA’s All-Star Weekend, though he won’t be in town to play basketball.

Harrell, the Tarboro native who played basketball at North Edgecombe for three years before moving on to star at…

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February 14, 2019

Retired heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield, along with his son, Evan, will be in Roanoke Rapids on March 2 for an event sanctioned by USA Boxing, the governing body for the sport in America.

Holyfield, who last boxed professionally in 2011, will be speaking at Roanoke Rapids Theatre about his…

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February 04, 2019

Todd Gurley’s special season ended on Sunday night in the Super Bowl, with a 13-3 loss to the New England Patriots.

With Gurley on the field and Jeff Craddock in the stands, it was a momentous night for Tarboro football and the town as a whole, but the Los Angeles Rams’ gameplan, which…

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January 24, 2019

Carolina Mudcats manager Joe Ayrault, who has been at the helm for the Mudcats for the last two seasons, will return for a third year, the Milwaukee Brewers announced on Thursday in a press release detailing the team’s 2019 coaching staff.

Ayrault has a 138-138 record in three seasons in…

January 21, 2019

The Los Angeles Rams beat the New Orleans Saints on Sunday, 26-23 in overtime, to advance to the Super Bowl for the first time since the 2001-02 season.

As Tarboro football’s Twitter account pointed out after the result, Rams running back Todd Gurley will be the second Viking to play on the…

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January 17, 2019

WILSON — The North Carolina Baseball Museum, located in a low rise building running down the third-base line of Fleming Stadium in Wilson, has more than 7,000 items to peruse through, from baseball cards, to jerseys, to pamphlets, to paintings, to bats, to pictures, to newspaper…

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