May 10, 2019
The second round of matchups for area high school baseball, softball and soccer teams is set to kick off tonight. Following is a look at each game. Area teams finished 7-6 in first-round games Tuesday night.
No. 18 J.H. Rose at No. 2 D.H. Conley
The third meeting of 3-A/4-A Eastern…
May 09, 2019
Farmville Central girls soccer coach David Boyd took a young program to new heights in his first season, capturing a 2-A Eastern Plains Conference title and a No. 9 seed in the state playoffs. The Jaguars fell to Bunn in the playoffs’ opening round. Preps beat writer Jake Keator spoke with…
May 08, 2019
Athletes from three area schools have made their commitments to teams at the next level.
Greene Central held a spring signing day for three of its seniors on Tuesday afternoon, including a historic moment for the Rams girls soccer team.
Senior Alyssa Keatts became the first player from GC to…
May 07, 2019
Kenya Pittman’s late-game single, combined with a critical error by 20th-seeded Ayden-Grifton gave rival and 13-seed Farmville Central a walk-off victory, 3-2, and a ticket to the second round of the 2-A softball state playoffs Tuesday.
In the bottom of the seventh inning, Pittman (1-3)…
May 06, 2019
Area baseball, softball and girls soccer coaches waited anxiously Monday morning for the release of playoff brackets. Check out how each team fared in the final brackets. All first-round games will take place tonight.
South Central (7-15, 3-9 3-A/4-A Eastern Carolina)
The No. 24-seeded…
May 05, 2019
Greenville native Bryce Hendrix, a senior at UNC Greensboro, set school records at the Irish Creek Intercollegiate, leading his Spartans to a first-place finish and earning him Southern Conference player of the month for April.
Hendrix captured the individual title at the meet, firing a 66-65-62…
May 03, 2019
Host D.H. Conley walked away winners in two of three 3-A/4-A Eastern Carolina Conference tournament championship matchups Friday night, winning in girls’ soccer and softball. Visiting New Bern took the baseball title.
“I can’t say enough about the student-athletes and the…
May 03, 2019
A trio of Ayden-Grifton seniors are slated to be the latest Chargers to play college sports after they recently signed to continue their careers.
Volleyball standouts Zion Hardy and Jordan Cannon are headed to Mississippi Valley State and Lenoir Community College, respectively, while versatile A-G…
May 02, 2019
The Greene Central baseball team very nearly spoiled senior night for 2-A Eastern Carolina Conference opponent Ayden-Grifton Thursday night, as a six-run seventh inning put the pressure on late, but ultimately the Rams fell just 90 feet short.
The Rams (10-10, 9-7) entered the seventh having not…
May 02, 2019
Darrell Harrison has been officiating football since 1976. The Greenville native will be honored with the North Carolina High School Athletic Association’s “Golden Whistle Award” tonight at the Dean Smith Center in Chapel Hill for demonstrating outstanding leadership…