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Knights’ White commits to UNC

Roy Williams’ lunch in his office Thursday was pleasantly interrupted when Greenfield School rising junior Coby White telephoned the North Carolina basketball head coach. However, Williams didn’t mind being caught mid-sandwich, White …
College Sports

In ECU’s Big 12 chase, nothing ventured is nothing gained

Last week, a simple, direct two-sentence statement from East Carolina athletic director Jeff Compher set off plenty of wailing and gnashing of teeth via social media and beyond. “I believe strongly East Carolina deserves to be in the Big 12 as …
Community Sports

Hunting season is on the way

Do you know what time it is? No, not where the hands on the clock are located that indicates the daily travels of the sun overhead. I am referring to what time of year it is. Yes, it is hot and feels like the Earth has bounced in its orbit towards …
Student-athlete of the week

Thomas Law Attorneys Student-Athlete of the Week: Allison Shingleton, C.B. Aycock High

Junior Allison Shingleton was one of the reasons her C.B. Aycock High softball team won its third regional title in five years last week, making her this week’s Thomas Law Attorney Student-Athlete of the Week. In the Lady Falcons’ win …