August 27, 2016

After a 13-point first half in Friday’s season opener against Laney, it seemed like just a matter of time before the vaunted J.H. Rose offense would get rolling and pull away.

But the big plays the Rampants lived on a year ago never came.

In the end, it was the visiting Buccaneers that, after…

Conley outlasts Chargers with big plays

August 27, 2016

The only people who might have been as exhausted as the defenses after D.H. Conley’s victory over Ayden-Grifton on Friday night were the people trying to keep statistics.

Conley quarterback Holton Ahlers completed 20-of-32 passes for 374 yards and four touchdowns, and C.J. Johnson caught…

Ahlers focused on team success

August 26, 2016

Football season never really ended for Holton Ahlers.

The junior D.H. Conley quarterback has been getting attention from collegiate programs since his freshman year, but that attention ramped up even more this summer when the 6-foot-4, 235-pounder continued to visit camps and work his way up the…

McGill the man in the middle

August 26, 2016

Demetri McGill is spending a lot of time being outnumbered these days.

When he lines up on the East Carolina football team’s defensive line, many times it’s just him and one other guy staring down five or six hulks standing on the opposing line of scrimmage. That is because the Pirates,…