County basketball resumes tonight
Three of the four Edgecombe County basketball teams that have played a conference game started off on the right track and earned a victory Friday night. The North Edgecombe boys were the lone team to lose, which is their ninth straight.
Vikings sweep South Creek in TRC opener
ROBERSONVILLE – Tarboro Vikings first-year coach Reggie Bess has seen his team struggle all season, because it took them eight games before getting into the win column.
Getting back to work
Tarboro Lady Vikings freshman guard NeTonya Boddie drives to the basket during the championship game of the Edgecombe County Holiday Classic.
Cougars win 2nd straight tourney title
PINETOPS – Anthony Burns and his SouthWest Edgecombe Cougars have figured out what it takes to win on the hardwood. A good offensive flowing system and tough-nosed defense that forces turnovers.
Lady Vikings take Holiday Classic
PINETOPS – The Tarboro Lady Vikings survived a late scare by North Edgecombe to win the Edgecombe County Holiday Classic 45-39.
Lady Cougars, Tarboro win consolation games
PINETOPS – Sandra Langley jumped one step closer to her 700th career win Saturday when her SouthWest Edgecombe Lady Cougars defeated the Greene Central Lady Rams 68-41 in the girl's consolation game in the Edgecombe County Holiday Classic basketball tournament.
Holiday basketball classic begins today
PINETOPS – The annual Edgecombe County Holiday Basketball Classic is scheduled to tipoff at 3 p.m. today inside Sandra Shelton Langley Gymnasium at SouthWest Edgecombe. There are four games slated today and four Saturday, with the girl's championship game set for 6 p.m. and the boy's at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
Holiday tourney brackets
Below is the schedule for the Edgecombe County Holiday Basketball Classic starting today at SouthWest Edgecombe High.
Shaun Draughn signs with Colts
Tarboro native and former Tarboro Viking star Shaun Draughn is going to make his return to the NFL Sunday. After being sidelined for almost 10 weeks, Draughn signed with the Indianapolis Colts Tuesday. He will be wearing No. 21.
Cougar boys blister Vikings
PINETOPS – The SouthWest Edgecombe Cougars used pressure defense and forced the Tarboro Vikings to turn the ball over 38 times Friday night. SouthWest scored 22 points off of those mistakes and went on to rout the Vikings 74-37.
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