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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…

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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…

September 21, 2017

CHARLOTTE — The Panthers’ defense is doing its part.

Now quarterback Cam Newton and offense hopes to start pulling its weight as Carolina prepares to host the New Orleans Saints on Sunday.

Carolina’s offense has managed just two touchdowns and settled for six field goals in two…

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September 20, 2017

Caroline Broderick’s expression didn’t change much during her No. 1 singles win over Northern Nash’s Grayson Tanner on Tuesday. Her win helped Rocky Mount High to a 9-0 victory, keeping pace with 3-A Big East Conference leader Wilson Fike.

Whether the Gryphons sophomore scored a…


September 19, 2017

A Rocky Mount teenager has been arrested in connection with a Sept. 12 shooting on Cokey Road.

Rocky Mount police on Tuesday arrested Chrisaun Whitaker, 16, of Rocky Mount in connection with the shooting. They said an investigation into the case led them to identify Whitaker as a chief suspect.…

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September 19, 2017

NEW YORK — Giancarlo Stanton’s smacks, Aaron Judge’s jolts and all those dizzying long balls helped Major League Baseball move another poke closer to the inevitable.

Nearly two decades after the height of the Steroids Era, the sport is on track to break its season record for home…

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