With Southern Vance's drop to the N.C. High School Athletic Association 2-A Conference, the annual Optimist Bowl rivalry will be played in Week 4 this season rather than in the final week.
Northern Vance and Warren County will meet this season in football for the first time since 2010.
Four Henderson/Vance Babe Ruth all-star teams begin Eastern N.C. State Tournament play Tuesday at Washington’s Susie Gray McConnell Sports Complex.
The ACC tied the PAC-12 for most players selected in Thursday's NBA Draft with seven.
After Wednesday's play, the U.S. Open Cup semifinals will consist only of Major League Soccer teams.
The Carolina RailHawks will host the semifinals of the U.S. Open Cup should the NASL side take down Real Salt Lake at Rio Tinto Stadium Wednesday.
The East Carolina men's basketball team will play at Duke in the NIT Season Tip-Off in November, according to a report from the Virginian-Pilot on Friday.
The Carolina RailHawks are the only North American Soccer League team alive in the U.S. Open Cup after a 3-1 upset of MLS side Chivas USA Wednesday in Cary.
The rosters for the 2013 N.C. High School Athletic Association East-West boys all-star game have been announced.
Find the 2013 spring all-area teams in the Sunday, June 9 print edition .