Gurley to play against App. State
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia tailback and Tarboro native, Todd Gurley, who needed a break last week to make it through his return from an ankle injury, is expected to play against Appalachian State on Saturday.
Redskins win recreation title
The Doug Henry Chevrolet Redskins won the regular season Tarboro Parks and Recreation Department football league title with a 34-0 victory over the Doug Henry Ford Seahawks. The win helped the Redskins capture a 6-0 undefeated season.
Tickets is punched
ROBERSONVILLE – North Edgecombe controlled their own destiny Friday night heading into the game against the South Creek Cougars. Playing without starting quarterback Jacoby Bullock, who is suspended for two games and losing sophomore running back Antwoin Pittman in the first quarter after his fourth carry, the Warriors maintained control and got the job done with other players who stepped up and gave positive production. The Warriors defeated South Creek 24-6 in wet, soggy and slippery conditions.
Vikings knocked out of playoffs by Gators
"I'm proud of each and everyone of you guys for the effort you have given me this season," Tarboro Coach Leshaun Jenkins said to his team after they were eliminated from the NCHSAA 1-A playoffs Saturday.
Cougars back on track after EPC win
SouthWest Edgecombe had two tough weeks in a row in Eastern Plains Conference action, losing back-to-back games. But Friday night they were able to bounce back and get a 35-0 win against a North Johnston team that is winless this season.
Tarboro JV finishes season undefeated
Tarboro's JV football team finished the season undefeated with a 9-0 record after defeating county rival North Edgecombe Warriors' JV team 41-0 Thursday.
Norville finishes in middle of state pack
Tarboro Viking cross country runner Kaylyn Norville qualified to run in Saturday's NCHSAA 1-A state finals meet in Kernersville at Ivey Redmond Sports Complex.
Tarboro runs over Northampton, seals conference title
Tarboro captured their first 1-A Two Rivers Conference title and remained unbeaten in the conference Thursday night when they blew out Northampton County 50-7.
Vikings roll through first round
Tarboro coach Leshaun Jenkins knows what it's like to succeed in the playoffs, because he has been there before.
Crunch time has arrived
Crunch time has arrived for area teams. Tarboro has sealed their fate and are guaranteed a playoff spot, but SouthWest Edgecombe and North Edgecombe are sitting in the cellar in their respective conferences holding their own destiny in their hands.
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