March 23, 2018

The Nash Central girls’ soccer team beat Northern Nash by an easy 5-0 margin. The Bulldogs also beat Tarboro earlier in the week, 9-0. 

Wilson Hunt 4

Rocky Mount High 1

Katie Moss had the Gryphons’ lone goal in a loss Friday night in Wilson.

Wilson Hunt led, 2-0, at halftime and…

Loyola beats Nevada 69-68, continues improbable NCAA run

March 23, 2018

ATLANTA (AP) — With Loyola-Chicago clinging to a one-point lead and only 6.3 seconds remaining, Marques Townes sank a 3-pointer from in front of the Ramblers’ bench to continue their improbable NCAA Tournament run.

Townes scored 18 points, including the key 3-pointer, to lead Loyola to…

SouthWest Edgecombe girls' soccer earning place in athletics program

March 22, 2018

PINETOPS — The difficulty of breaking into the popularity of SouthWest Edgecombe athletics is not lost upon the school's girls' soccer program.

Cougars athletics is known for packing out the bleachers of the Lee R. Hall Athletics Complex on fall Fridays for football games.

It's also…

Duke, Ken­tucky again rely on fresh­men in tour­ney

March 22, 2018

DURHAM — Duke and Kentucky are viewed as the masters of the one-and-done era, winning championships with extraordinarily young rosters.

Both programs have a chance to do it again.

After several potential one-and-done phenoms were bounced from the NCAA Tournament in the opening weekend, the…