Fourth & Long with David Friedman

It was a great weekend for your favorite football team… probably. It depends on which North Carolina team you were rooting for.

Fourth & Long with David Friedman

It was a great weekend for your favorite football team… probably. It depends on which North Carolina team you were rooting for.

SNOW HILL – They are not the same old Rams, but the Ayden-Grifton volleyball team still found a way to defeat Greene Central in an Eastern Plains 2A Conference match last Tuesday (Sept. 7).

SNOW HILL – Greene Central’s football team earned its second straight victory Friday night (Sept. 10).

Greene Central’s boys soccer team improved to 5-0 overall with a 3-2 victory over previously-unbeaten J.H. Rose in a nonconference event in Greenville Thursday (Sept. 2).

The Greene Central boys soccer team improved to 4-0 overall with a 12-0 victory over Eastern Wayne in a nonconference match on Monday in Goldsboro.

Fourth & Long with David Friedman

I’m old and in my lifetime of supporting the Tar Heels, there have only been a handful of football seasons that began with what I believed to be a realistic chance for them to do something special.

South Central’s football team closed within eight points in the fourth quarter, but a late interception and score by Kinston helped the Vikings win 43-28 in a nonconference game in Winterville Friday night (Aug. 20).

SNOW HILL – After taking a 14-6 lead on Friday before lightning halted the action, Greene Central was not able to sustain it Monday night and fell victim to a rally by North Lenoir, 26-22, in the completion of the suspended nonconference game.

Fourth & Long with David Friedman

Football season is here and the anticipation has left me feeling giddy. I have so many questions that can only be answered over the next few months.

Fourth & Long with David Friedman

For years I have resembled a mix of agitated and animated anytime the Malice at the Palace was brought up around me. Nobody ever seemed to be discussing what I thought was the most important thing about that whole event.

Fourth & Long with David Friedman

I’m on vacation so forgive me if I seem a bit all over the place in this week’s column. It’s only because I am.