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High Schools

February 21, 2019

Farmville Central’s boys basketball team had no issues advancing to the Eastern Plains 2-A Conference tournament final after defeating North Pitt, 89-39, on Wednesday night in Farmville. It was the second time the two sides had met in five days, with FC taking previous meeting last Saturday,…

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February 21, 2019

Jahmois Barnhill was a staple for the D.H. Conley boys basketball team this season before suffering a season-ending hand injury. Despite his injury, he can still be seen in the gym during practices and on the bench during games cheering on his team. Barnhill spoke with preps beat writer Jake Keator…

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February 20, 2019

With two minutes remaining in the fourth quarter, Eastern Wayne’s Wesley Case drew a foul and stepped to the line with his team down just one, 52-51, on Tuesday night. Case hit both of his free throws to give the Warriors their first lead of the game, 53-52, with 1:31 to go.

Case’s free…

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February 18, 2019

North Pitt head girls basketball coach William Knight preached focus ahead of his squad’s opener to the Eastern Plains 2-A Conference tournament Monday night against Nash Central. 

The message was well received, as the Panthers dominated in a 73-42 victory. 

NP was led by the trio…

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February 18, 2019

Farmville Central head basketball coach Larry Williford announced Monday morning that star sophomore shooting guard Terquavion Smith had officially given his verbal commitment to N.C. State.

“He went to N.C. State’s team camp last summer and that’s where they identified him,…

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February 17, 2019

GREENSBORO — With the high school wrestling season officially in the books following Saturday night’s state finals, coaches are beginning to reflect on their seasons and plan ahead for next year. 

The North Pitt Panthers captured a Pitt County championship and 2-A Eastern…

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February 16, 2019

GREENSBORO — After two days of intense competition leading up to Saturday night, Ayden-Grifton senior wrestler Ray Darden brought home the state championship crown at 195 pounds during 2-A action at the Greensboro Coliseum.

Darden defeated Will Frady of Smoky Mountain via a 3-2…

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February 16, 2019

With 5:30 left in the fourth quarter on Friday, Ayden-Grifton looked to capitalize on its furious second-half comeback and take its first lead of the night against Greene Central on senior night. 

A quick bucket in transition from Josh Wright tied the game at 46, but a pass between the legs of…

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February 14, 2019

South Central boys’ basketball coach Chris Cherry picked up his 450th career win and the Falcons finished their regular season strong, winning 71-26 on senior night against D.H. Conley. The Falcons got off to a hot start, led by North Carolina commit Day’Ron Sharpe getting a putback…

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February 14, 2019

Farmville Central senior big man Dyquavis Wilkins is nearing the end of his high school basketball career, with just a trip to the playoffs left between him and graduation. Wilkins spoke with preps beat writer Jake Keator about his time with the Jaguars and his future.

Q: How did you get started in…

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