The J.H. Rose girls’ basketball team underwent a change at the end of last season. Coach Danian Carr stepped in to take over a team that finished 5-17 in former head coach Mark Johnson’s final year in charge.
Sunday, December 15, 2019
Jayden Gardner scoring 22 points in East Carolina’s 79-67 much-needed basketball win against Campbell on Saturday looks like a regular statistic, yet it also was unique.
KILL DEVIL HILLS — It’s an annual tradition for high-profile prep basketball events to be held in December in North Carolina, and on Saturday night is when boys’ teams from South Central, Farmville Central and Washington all battled in games that were decided in the final seconds at the Good…
Greene Central girls’ basketball coach Tammy Elbert is looking to continue to rebuild the Rams this season.
The biggest question surrounding the 2018 D.H. Conley football team was who would replace legendary superstar Holton Ahlers? In walked a junior, Nick Hamilton, who was more than ready to take on the challenge, and he carried that momentum into his final prep season.
John Paul II running back Josiah Thompson made the most of his one season with the Saints.
Sunday, December 15, 2019
While there were many superb linebackers and defensive players this year in area prep football, only one put himself above the rest.
After an 0-3 start to the season following a slate of nonconference games in which opponents finished with a combined 33-10 record, the D.H. Conley Vikings rattled off an impressive nine-game win streak to claim another 3-A/4-A Eastern Carolina Conference championship and advance to the seco…
Saturday, December 14, 2019
Campbell came into Saturday with a major advantage in overall record compared to East Carolina, but oddsmakers still established ECU as a small favorite for the basketball game between the Pirates and Camels.
The D.H. Conley wrestling team walked away with the team championship for the second straight year Saturday afternoon after hosting the annual Sherman Duals meet.
The J.H. Rose boys basketball team pushed its win streak to six straight to open the 2019 season Friday night, downing North Pitt, 81-51.
Friday, December 13, 2019
Head coach Shawn Moore and the rest of the D.H. Conley girls’ basketball team are looking to continue to build on their success from last season.
Jayden Gardner was candid in his postgame comments Dec. 3 minutes after the East Carolina basketball team’s disappointing 85-75 loss to Coppin State, saying the Pirates did not defend enough to win.
The North Pitt girls kicked off the season with a celebration on Nov. 20, celebrating senior Ashanti Hines’ 1,000th point, which was scored late last season.
Even though the J.H. Rose boys’ basketball team didn’t play a game Thursday night, the squad brought the same game-like intensity to practice. That intensity is one of the big reasons why the Rampants are off to their best start since 2017 with a perfect 5-0 record.
Thursday, December 12, 2019
After an 8-15 campaign in 2018-19, Ayden-Grifton girls’ basketball head coach Charles Kessel sees the potential for continued improvement this season.
After establishing an early lead, the Ayden-Grifton boys’ basketball team cruised to a 73-37 blowout of Southside on Wednesday in Littlefield.
Farmville Central senior guard Samage Teel has thrived as part of the Jaguars’ star boys’ basketball trio. While fellow guards Terquavion Smith and Justin Wright have finalized their commitments to colleges, Teel is still looking over his options. Preps beat writer Jake Keator spoke with Tee…
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