October 26, 2016

Shawn Furlow is a man of few words, but it is likely that he quietly hopes for more chances like Tuesday, when he was the top man on his team’s post-practice interview request list.

That is because Furlow, a sophomore running back from nearby South Central High School, has been vaulted from…

Whitehurst, Chargers blast Blue Devils

October 26, 2016

LITTLEFIELD — Ayden-Grifton running back Modica Whitehurst set the tone for Tuesday night’s game against South Lenoir by taking the night’s first offensive play 65 yards for a touchdown.

It turned out he was only getting warmed up.

Whitehurst punched in a career-high five…

Conley falls in first round

October 26, 2016

D.H. Conley made its return to the NCHSAA girls’ tennis state playoffs Tuesday, and it was matched up against an East Chapel Hill team that could be equipped for a lengthy playoff run despite being the No. 2 seed from the powerful PAC-6 Conference.

East Chapel Hill won all six singles matches…

Changes in store for Pirates

October 25, 2016

In the face of a five-game losing streak, East Carolina football coach Scottie Montgomery promised Monday there were changes on the way in attempt to snap it this week against Connecticut.

Fresh from another painful trip home, this time on the heels of a 31-19 setback at Cincinnati, the first-year…