February 21, 2019

The Big East Conference and Eastern Plains Conference held their semifinals on Wednesday and, after an overtime game and a couple of upsets, the championship matchups are set and will begin Friday.

The Big East Conference will plays its boys’ and girls’ title games at the Rocky Mount…

Cougars at large: SWE holds off Nash Central, keeps postseason hopes alive

February 20, 2019

For the SouthWest Edgecombe boys’ basketball team, every win in the Eastern Plains Conference tournament means another check mark to its postseason hopes.

The Cougars needed help at the end of the regular season to secure an automatic playoff berth from none other than their Wednesday…

A guide to this weekend's state swim meet

February 07, 2019

The state swimming championships begin on Friday for Class 3A, and continue Saturday for 1A/2A. 

The meet is held at Triangle Aquatic Center in Cary, and prelims begin at 9 a.m. each day, with finals starting around 4:45 p.m. Note: The 500-yard freestyle and 400 freestyle relay events will…

Winding down: Prep basketball's regular season enters final stretch

February 07, 2019

The prep basketball regular season is nearing its end, with most teams playing through next week before conference tournaments begin.

There are a few tight conference races still to sort out, and several matchups between first- and second-place teams will tip off on Friday.

Here’s a look at…