As football fields in Pitt County are being used this week and next week for high school graduation ceremonies, the North Carolina High School Athletic Association is still very much in evaluation mode in terms of football specifics for this fall.
Tuesday, May 26, 2020
The North Carolina High School Athletic Association is hoping school teams can conduct non-contact workouts in mid-June, but that reality and the details of it will depend on continued guidance from Gov. Roy Cooper and state health officials.
AYDEN – Corey Skinner always knew he wanted to be the athletic director at Ayden-Grifton High School.
Saturday, May 16, 2020
Day’Ron Sharpe, who is 6-foot-10, was often an unconquerable force near the rim while playing at South Central High School for his first three prep seasons, rising for various styles of dunks and easily swatting away basketball shots put up by local inferior players.
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
SNOW HILL – Donald Clark built the Greene Central High School tennis program into a powerhouse during his 26-year tenure at the school.
Sunday, May 10, 2020
FARMVILLE — While classrooms across Pitt and Greene counties remain empty, some schools adopted a bright idea to honor spring athletes during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Thursday, May 07, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically altered the landscape of sports, and with it the lives of the athletes who play them.
Thursday, May 07, 2020
Former Ayden-Grifton football coach Paul Cornwell is hoping for one more game in charge on the sideline, but there is a wait-and-see approach to his role as head coach of a July prep all-star football event, as he is also still evolving in his new daily duties as an assistant principal at Fa…
Wednesday, May 06, 2020
Hollis Harper made history at Farmville Central High School last week.
Friday, May 01, 2020
To fully understand the significance of John Paul II’s 3-0 start to its baseball season, a look back to 2018 is needed.
Thursday, April 30, 2020
The Farmville Central girls’ and boys’ high school basketball teams, along with the other would-be state championship contestants from this spring, all were named co-state champions in their respective classifications on Wednesday.
Hutch Manning played four full football seasons and three full baseball seasons at D.H. Conley High School. His college plans are centered around attending N.C. State for construction engineering and rooming with a best friend and Conley teammate, Jack Carlyle.
Sunday, April 19, 2020
Since he became the quarterback at Havelock High School back in the late 1990s and carried that team into a new millennium, Will Bland has been entrenched in football in eastern North Carolina.
Saturday, April 18, 2020
Now in his sixth year as head football coach at D.H. Conley High School and serving as a physical education teacher at the school in charge of weightlifting sections within the department, Nate Conner had harped and tweaked a regulated system for his football players to lift weights at school.
Sunday, April 12, 2020
Recent calls to local sports coaches during the COVID-19 pandemic have often been calls that have dragged them not off the court or out of the locker room but out of the yard at home.
Saturday, April 11, 2020
The stoppage of sports certainly was felt at Ayden-Grifton with the high school football team’s offseason plans.
Friday, April 10, 2020
Whether the game remains a what-if scenario forever or is actually played at some point this year, the state championship boys’ basketball matchup between Farmville Central and Shelby was set.
Wednesday, April 08, 2020
When live sports were halted because of COVID-19 last month, college recruiting came into focus from a new all-digital perspective.
Sunday, April 05, 2020
Somewhere, hidden away, are all of the unused North Carolina high school basketball state championship trophies.
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