The Daily Southerner, Tarboro, NC


  • Harrell, Cougars win first game

    ROCKY MOUNT – Former SouthWest Edgecombe Cougars baseball standout Andrew Harrell, was named baseball coach during the winter at his alma-mater. Saturday, he earned his first victory as a varsity coach at SouthWest when his Cougars defeated the Louisburg Warriors 7-2 at Rocky Mount Academy.

    March 10, 2014

  • Thorne-Extra-Effort-Award.jpg Lady Vikings lose opener 3-1

    The Tarboro Lady Vikings had two positive days, where seniors, forward Shayla Thorne and goalie Courtney Perkins signed national letters of intent to play college soccer Tuesday. Then Wednesday, they celebrated Thorne receiving the WRAL Extra Effort Award from sports anchor Tom Suiter before their first match of the season.

    March 6, 2014 1 Photo

  • Thorne-&-Perkins-Sign.jpg Thorne, Perkins sign to play college soccer

    Tarboro Lady Viking seniors Shayla Thorne and Courtney Perkins were excited Tuesday at the Braswell Center when they signed their national letters of intent to play college soccer this coming fall.

    March 5, 2014 1 Photo

  • Murphy Signs With Chowan.JPG Saiid Murphy signs with Chowan

    Tarboro Vikings linebacker Saiid Murphy signed Feb. 21 to play college football at Chowan University next season. The senior standout said he is excited to move on to the next level and continue his football career with the Division II Hawks.

    February 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • Nyasha-Savage.jpg Lady Vikings advance to second round

    The Tarboro Lady Vikings senior class was destined not to lose in the first round of the NCHSAA 1-A state playoffs Monday.

    February 26, 2014 1 Photo

  • David-Guevara.jpg Guevara win 113-pound state title

    Tarboro Viking David Guevara had big dreams headed into his final season as a high school wrestler. The senior dreamed for four consecutive seasons that he would win the 113-pound NCHSAA state wrestling championship.

    February 26, 2014 1 Photo

  • MMS Vikings finish 13-1

    The Martin Middle Vikings boy's basketball team finished the season with a 13-1 record. Their only loss came in the championship game of the Tri-County tournament when they lost 61-50 to Edwards Middle.

    February 26, 2014

  • Jamie-Willoughby.jpg Three teams head to state tourney

    Three Edgecombe County basketball teams will continue their season tonight when they play in the first round of the NCHSAA state playoffs.

    February 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Ne'Tonya-Boddie.jpg Playoff spots on the line

    The Tarboro Lady Vikings are a guaranteed lock to make the 1-A NCHSAA state basketball playoffs Saturday when the brackets are released. The only other team in Edgecombe County that has a realistic shot is the SouthWest Edgecombe boys.

    February 21, 2014 2 Photos

  • David-Guevara.jpg Guevara to wrestle in state tournament

    Tarboro Vikings grappler David Guevara is looking to become a 1-A NCHSAA state wrestling champion when he heads to Greensboro Thursday to wrestle in the state championship.

    February 19, 2014 1 Photo