April 23, 2019

WILSON — Colin Legaj figured it out early in Tuesday’s game against Rocky Mount High. From his spot behind the plate, the sound of Legaj’s mitt popping confirmed that Will Stewart’s arm was lively.

It was clear that the fastball coming from the right-hander’s arm was…

Gryphons tennis duo advances to championship match

April 16, 2019

Rocky Mount High tennis player Sam Phillips was looking forward to playing doubles again with his friend Landon Norwood.

“We were last doubles partners in eighth grade but we’ve always been on the same team,” Phillips said after a match on March 26. “And in the offseason we…

Prep roundup: Eagles baseball topples Faith Christian

April 09, 2019

The Rocky Mount Academy baseball team defeated rival Faith Christian, 4-1, on Tuesday in a home NCISAA Coastal Conference game.

The Eagles (8-3, 3-0) won their fourth consecutive game, a stretch they will have an opportunity to grow with a road game at Wilson Community Christian on Thursday.

FCS (8-…

SWE's Lewis to compete as punter, receiver at Barton College

March 28, 2019

When SouthWest Edgecombe football fans think of Jayden Lewis, they might have memories of his 1,247 passing yards and 18 touchdowns as the team’s quarterback this past season.

And, while the senior did enjoy being able to touch the ball on each play and control the game at that position,…