November 13, 2018

Virginia Tech defensive end Houshun Gaines will miss the remainder of the college football season after suffering a knee injury on Saturday.

Gaines, a Nash Central grad and a redshirt junior for the Hokies, tore his ACL late in the first half of VT’s 52-22 loss to ACC Coastal-leading Pitt.…

Shaky no more: Dual-threat QB McDaniels a steady hand for Tarboro

November 13, 2018

TARBORO — In a Sept. 7 game against North Edgecombe, one the Tarboro football team would go on to win, 62-0, Kimani McDaniels was a nervous wreck.

At one point during the contest, while on the sidelines after fumbling his second snap of the game, the junior quarterback, fighting for a…

Williams snaps slump, No. 7 North Carolina beats Stanford

November 13, 2018

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Kenny Williams scored 12 points after starting the season by missing his first 10 shots, and No. 7 North Carolina dominated the first half to beat Stanford 90-72 on Monday night in its home opener.

Cameron Johnson had 17 points to lead four players in double figures for…

Rocky Mount High's Battle to miss playoffs

November 12, 2018

N.C. State commit and senior cornerback for Rocky Mount High Shyheim Battle will miss the Gryphons’ postseason run and is out for the season, he announced via the website Pack Pride on Sunday night. 

Battle broke his wrist against Wilson Hunt, a 49-0 victory on Oct. 12, then played…