August 18, 2018

There were plenty of interesting happenings across Twin Counties football on Friday.

Fresh Start: Bridges, Lynch lead Gryphons to opening-night win

August 17, 2018

On prep football's first Friday of the season, it was a good night to be Rodell Bridges.

Last season, the Rocky Mount High senior played almost exclusively on defense as a middle linebacker, rushing just eight times for 32 all-purpose yards of offense. One game into 2018, he’s already…

RMA completes improbable comeback in title rematch

August 17, 2018

What a way to start a season.

Rocky Mount Academy, which won the NCISAA 2-A state title last November, found itself playing a familiar opponent in Friday’s opener.

The Eagles faced Arendell Parrott Academy, the same team they had defeated for the title and had played in many memorable games…

Armed and Ready: Coach Battle, Lynch look to switch the style up

August 16, 2018

This is a condensed version of our story that will run in next week’s football preview magazine. Look for it in Sunday, Aug. 26’s Telegram edition, and at next Friday’s football games.