May 25, 2019

Montrezl Harrell’s knees were almost up to his shoulders.

The Tarboro native and current NBA center looked a little out of place on Saturday while sitting on the metal bleachers at the Rocky Mount Event Center. Actually, he was perfectly comfortable watching his AAU basketball team compete…

Nash Central's High, Rocky Mount Prep's Benton sign

May 23, 2019

Two more local athletes have signed to play basketball at the next level beginning next season.

Nash Central senior Chris High signed on Thursday with Wake Tech Community College to play basketball. Elsewhere, Rocky Mount Prep senior Samuel Benton agreed to play for Central Pointe Christian, a post-…

Rocky Mount Prep's Booth secures program's first state track title

May 21, 2019

Terence Booth Jr. wanted a shirt from the state track meet.

Not just any shirt, but the pink one. The one that wasn’t for sale.

“I wanted the shirt that money can’t buy,” the Rocky Mount Prep junior said. “You can’t buy it, you have to win it. They only give it…

Eagles on top: RMA wins Game 3 over Faith Christian for first baseball state championship

May 18, 2019

Before the final game of the season began, Rocky Mount Academy baseball coach Cameron Ramsey envisioned himself having to get creative with what was left of his team’s available pitching arms.

It turns out that the puzzle came together without much issue.

Jacob Braddy pitched six strong…