July 02, 2016

With an absolute deluge of midsummer rain bounding toward Bradford Creek Golf Course on Friday afternoon, local Nicholas Loy coolly cashed in an eagle putt on the first playoff hole to lay claim to the 15-16 age group at the Coastal Plains Junior Amateur. 

The 16-year-old rising senior at J.H.…

ANDERS: NBC's return a welcome sight

July 02, 2016

In a season filled with dramatic finishes and great storylines, Tony Stewart’s victory last weekend at Sonoma may have been the best one so far.

Stewart outrunning Denny Hamlin and Martin Truex Jr., then bodyslamming Hamlin out of the way in the final corner was the closest we’ve come…

Pitt County dominates tourney

July 01, 2016

Pitt County’s three softball teams rolled through the state tournament held in Henderson County, not losing a game during pool play or bracket competition en route to capturing championships.


The Pitt 12U squad completed its unbeaten run to the title with a 4-1 win over Jamesville in the…

Rose grad begins pro career

July 01, 2016

Dalton Britt is thankful for the many things Liberty University provided for him during his years at the school in Lynchburg, Va.

Maybe what is most valuable to him at the moment is that he already has bachelor's and master's degrees from Liberty as he is in Lakeland, Fla., at the Detroit Tigers…