Jags no David to Vikes' Goliath
ROCKY MOUNT — When the four-time state champion Tarboro Vikings, visited the second year football program, the Rocky Mount Prep Jaguars, Friday night, the newer program could only wish for a David versus Goliath type ending.
Viking runners advance to regionals
Three Tarboro Viking cross country runners qualified for the regional meet after they each finished in the top 10 of the Two Rivers Conference meet Wednesday at Indian Lake Sports Complex.
Skins, Vikings earn TPR wins
The Doug Henry Chevrolet Redskins remain undefeated after blowing out the Hemby-Willoughby Cowboys 40-20 Tuesday night.
Top this, fellas
Pictured is 13-year-old Maggie Huddleston, of Battleboro, killed a nine point buck in Edgecombe County recently.
County teams want trend to continue
All three Edgecombe County teams won their respective conference openers last week. Each coach wants to keep that trend going while heading into week two of conference action and week nine of the season.
New skipper on board
Chris Oneil has been hired as the new Tarboro baseball coach. Oneil takes over a program that was successful the past two seasons under former coach Justin Smith.
10u pitchers throw combine no-hitter
Two 10-under pitchers combined to throw a no-hitter Monday night for Tarboro Parks and Recreation's fall ball team, which helped them stay undefeated.
Warriors make most of non-traditional Jags
LEGGETT — It didn't take long to see that Rocky Mount's game plan was, to say the least, untraditional, as the Jaguars (1-6, 0-1) looked for a way to knock off North Edgecombe (4-2, 1-0) in the Two Rivers Conference opener for both teams here Friday night.
Cougars run past North Pitt
SouthWest Edgecombe did everything right on offense Friday night in Bethel when they opened up Eastern Plains Conference action against the North Pitt Panthers. The Cougars rushed for 342 yards and got 18 first downs to beat the Panthers 36-22.
Tarboro head coach Jeff Craddock yelled most of the first half at his defense, because they couldn't stop the South Creek Panthers passing attack. Tarboro was able to hold the Panthers to just one score despite giving up 139 passing yards in the half. So Craddock made one adjustment at halftime that changed the complexion of the game.
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