February 19, 2018

The first round of the prep basketball playoffs begins on Tuesday, and 11 teams in the Telegram’s coverage area are competing. 

Below is a list of matchups, with a lookahead to possible second-round matchups that could materialize by Thursday.


Class 1-A

No. 1 Rocky Mount Prep (22-0)…

Four Tarboro football players sign letters of intent

February 16, 2018

TARBORO —- Four more Tarboro High athletes have signed letters of intent to play college football.

Seniors Tae Randolph, Ken Belcher, TaQuan Hutcherson and Nijee Chandler on Thursday all signed to play football at St. Augustine’s University located in Raleigh. This came just one…

Tarboro's Davis, Ward sign letters of intent

February 07, 2018

Louisburg College added a couple of state champions to its football program.

Tarboro High’s Devonta Davis and Jacoby Ward, both of whom helped the Vikings win the 1-AA state championship against Mount Airy this past December, signed letters of intent on Wednesday to play their junior college…

Patriots keep faith, win on last second free throw

February 06, 2018

In a wild game that was back-and-forth from the beginning, host Faith Christian and Community Christian, playing in the first round of the NCISAA Coastal Conference tournament, saved the best -- and weirdest -- for the final six seconds of overtime.

Up by one, 58-57, with the ball with 5.6 seconds…