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Sunday, January 19, 2020

In a battle that pitted two state championship contenders, it was the Pitt County squad who prevailed.

The South Central wrestling team defended its home mats on Saturday afternoon, taking home the Pitt County Wrestling Championship for the first time under second-year head coach Justin Harrell.

Thursday, January 16, 2020

Ayden-Grifton sophomore guard Christian Shearhouse is leading the charge for the Chargers’ basketball team this season. Shearhouse spoke with preps beat writer Jake Keator about improving from his first season and his goals for the rest of the season.

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Over the past several years, Pitt County has reminded everyone that it holds some of the top basketball players in the state and deserves the national recognition it receives. With semester finals this week, area teams are focusing in the classroom before jumping back into the action Friday night.

Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Saturday, January 11, 2020

LITTLEFIELD — A fourth-quarter rally by North Lenoir sank Ayden-Grifton at home Friday night as the Hawks emerged with a 84-77 victory in a 2-A Eastern Carolina Conference contest.

Friday, January 10, 2020

After removing coach Dave Wojtecki from his duties on Nov. 11 as head of the J.H. Rose football program, Rose athletics director Clay Medlin said Tuesday night the Rampants’ search for their new coach is nearing its conclusion.

Thursday, January 09, 2020

D.H. Conley point guard Nate McDonald has always found a way to excel on the hardwood despite being smaller than others. The senior has taken over as the Vikings’ general on the floor and has helped his team rebound from a rough start to the 2020 season. Preps beat writer Jake Keator spoke w…

Wednesday, January 08, 2020

It was a rough start to the season for the D.H. Conley boys’ basketball team. Through its first five games, the Vikings only held a 1-4 record and had lost three of those games by 10 points or less, but the tides have turned since then.

D.H. Conley, J.H. Rose, South Central and the rest of the 3-A/4-A Eastern Carolina Conference converged on J.H. Rose High School Tuesday night as the Rampants hosted a conference duals wrestling meet.

Monday, January 06, 2020

Down 12 points with three minutes to go, J.H. Rose’s Kevin Hamilton drew a foul that jump-started the Rampants to a furious rally to knock off rival D.H. Conley Monday night at Hollywood Crossroads, 55-51, in boys’ basketball action.

Sunday, January 05, 2020
Friday, January 03, 2020

WINTERVILLE — The South Central boys’ basketball team opened up 2020 with an expected win Friday night, defeating 3-A/4-A Eastern Carolina Conference opponent Eastern Wayne, 90-66.

Christ Covenant cross country standout Taylor Anthony was recently named the North Carolina Independent Schools Athletic Association Division 1A cross country boys' athlete of the year.

Thursday, January 02, 2020

Milt Sherman has dedicated his life to the sport of wrestling, and years after his personal career on the mat ended and he retired as a full-time coach, he continues to assist Pitt County wrestlers in their quests for glory.

Wednesday, January 01, 2020

The year 2019 once again provided plenty of memorable moments in area high school sports. From baseball to basketball and football to wrestling, Pitt County athletes continued to prove they can contend with opponents from anywhere in the state.

Tuesday, December 31, 2019

RALEIGH — Former South Central superstar Day’Ron Sharpe returned to his home state to participate in the John Wall Holiday Invitational. It was the first time he donned a court in North Carolina wearing his new school uniform, the bright yellow of national powerhouse program Montverde (Fla.)…

RALEIGH -- Farmville Central wrapped up a busy holiday schedule at the John Wall Holiday Invitational on Monday night with a loss to Millbrook, 83-78, despite guards Semage Teel and Justin Wright finishing with 31 and 30 points, respectively, in their tournament finales.