September 25, 2016

The morning after teenagers from D.H. Conley and J.H. Rose set a new North Carolina High School Athletic Association record for most points in a football game — host Rose beat Conley 77-67 on Friday night — younger players had their chance to shine on Rose’s football field during…

Cox football field named for teacher, coach

September 25, 2016

WINTERVILLE — Often there are fixtures that are known throughout their communities for doing that something extra. For A.G. Cox Middle School one of them has been teacher and coach Joey Baggett.

Baggett was the motivator behind many of the improvements on the campus, officials said. On Sept.…

Special teams gaffes doom ECU

September 25, 2016

BLACKSBURG, Va. — The special teams plays that put Virginia Tech on the college football map were back on Saturday, only this time there were a handful of East Carolina special teams misplays that added to the mystique.

Tech’s 54-17 shelling of the Pirates in Lane Stadium was dotted…

GAMEDAY: Dayon Pratt Q&A

September 24, 2016

Q: You are from Washington, D.C. Are you a Redskins fan?

A. No. I was a (Dallas) Cowboys fan and always have been. That always made for some spicy arguments around the house and out some, but I’ve always been a Cowboy fan.

Q: What is better as an outside linebacker, a strip sack or an…