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May 13, 2019

If there is any week in the spring sports season that matters the most for the baseball and softball teams at Rocky Mount Academy and Faith Christian, then this is it.  

The NCISAA baseball playoffs are into the semifinals, just one step away from the state championship series. Elsewhere…


May 13, 2019

BOSTON — With a five-goal, third-period lead and the Bruins still not done scoring, the crowd in the new Boston Garden began a throaty chant of “We want the Cup!”

The next time they see their team, the NHL’s championship trophy might be on the line for real.

Matt Grzelcyk…

Hurricanes Bruins Hockey

May 12, 2019

BOSTON — When he’s playing, Bruins defenseman Charlie McAvoy said, it’s easy for him to maintain his composure and concentrate on the game in front of him.

Up in the press box, that’s the hard part.

“I’m not a very good hockey watcher,” McAvoy said as…

Bruins McAvoy Suspended Hockey

May 11, 2019

The Rocky Mount Academy lineup made plenty of contact over the first four innings of Saturday’s game, the only problem was that just about every ball found a Gaston Day School fielder.

Yet by the fifth inning the Eagles hits began to fall, and soon RMA would break open the game over the next…

May 10, 2019

The second round of the playoffs is becoming a problem for the Nash Central baseball team.

The Bulldogs season came to an end on Friday in the second round of the Class 2-A playoffs when they lost to visiting No. 11 Randleman, 10-3. It was the same round the team lost in last year.

This time around,…


May 10, 2019

The season came to an end on Friday for the Southern Nash softball team.

The Firebirds lost, 10-2, to visiting Harnett Central in the second round of the Class 3-A playoffs.

“(We) did not play well in any phase,” Firebirds coach Scott Collie said. “Hate that it came to an end like…

May 09, 2019

Ada Everette began taking the corner kick opportunities for her soccer teams in the eighth grade. Things haven’t changed much, except now as a junior for Rocky Mount Academy, Everette has added some bend.

That new trick proved to be the difference on Thursday in the Eagles’ 2-1 win…


May 09, 2019




Rocky Mount High at Wilson Fike, 7 p.m.

Randleman at Nash Central, 7:30 p.m.


Harnett Central at Southern Nash, 6:30 p.m.


Nash Central at Cary Tennis Park, 9 a.m.

Rocky Mount High at Burlington Tennis Center, 9 a.m.…

May 08, 2019

Tuesday marked the start of the spring sports postseason for many area teams across girls’ soccer, softball and baseball. Boys’ tennis played the second round of the dual team playoffs, and is gearing up for the singles and doubles championships this weekend.

Elsewhere, track and field…


May 08, 2019



Friendship Christian at Rocky Mount Academy, 6 p.m.


Epiphany School of Global Studies at Rocky Mount Academy, 6 p.m.

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