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September 26, 2017

N.C. Wesleyan athletics had a strong showing last week as athletes across three sports picked up USA South Conference honors.

Sophomore defensive back Eddie Graham was named the conference’s defensive player of the week, while teammate Tariq Thomas earned defensive rookie of the week honors…

September 25, 2017

ATLANTA — Justin Thomas is the FedEx Cup champion, a surprise to no one who saw him power his way to scoring records, his first major at the PGA Championship and more PGA Tour victories than anyone this season.

Standing next to him at the trophy ceremony was Xander Schauffele, who never…

Tour Championship Golf

September 25, 2017

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. – East Carolina stared down a must-win at Connecticut on Sunday afternoon, and the Pirates proved to be in a matinee mood.

ECU chalked up its first win of the season against the last team it beat, last season, after parlaying a 17-point halftime lead into a chaotic 41-38…

September 25, 2017

LOUDON, N.H. — Kyle Busch earned a berth in the second round of NASCAR’s playoffs with a dominant victory Sunday at New Hampshire Motorspeedway.

Busch slipped through smoke from a multi-car crash on the backstretch that knocked out Martin Truex Jr.‘s run at a second straight win…

NASCAR New Hampshire Auto Racing

September 25, 2017

CHARLOTTE — Drew Brees did not want to head across the Atlantic Ocean three games behind the Atlanta Falcons and Carolina Panthers in the NFC South.

The veteran quarterback made sure the Saints could rest a little easier on their eight-hour flight to London for next week’s game against…

Saints Panthers Football

September 25, 2017

SouthWest Edgecombe got its running game going in a big way in its 48-35 win over Northern Nash on Friday night.

The Cougars gained 482 yards on the ground, compiled by five rushers who each scored at least one touchdown. SWE’s Darntrell Council led the way with 158 yards, with Dashon Bandy…


September 23, 2017

Nash Central football coach Chris Lee has talked about working with quarterback Travis Griffin on staying in the pocket longer rather than taking off to run at the first sign of pressure. It’s been a successful endeavor as Griffin and his receivers have shined this season.

Sometimes, however,…


September 23, 2017

Ty-Traveon Roberts had been working on growing out his beard for two years. The N.C. Wesleyan wide receiver said by the spring of this year, he could grab hold of the hair under his chin with a fist.

“It was so long,” Roberts said. “I kept it going, and all of a sudden you realize…


September 22, 2017

Nash Central (4-1) at Rocky Mount High (1-3)

The matchup: The Bulldogs close out what has been a successful non-conference portion of its schedule by visiting a familiar opponent. These two programs have been conference rivals in the past, but Nash Central’s move to the 2-A ranks ends…


September 22, 2017

The N.C. Wesleyan men’s golf program is set to hold its 2017 Don Scalf Invitational on Sunday and Monday at Belmont Lake Golf Club. The Bishops, who won last year's event by 27 strokes, will welcome the largest field of coach Gregg Ripke's tenure when 48 golfers representing eight different…

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