ICYMI: Former Camden football standout Marcus Joyner with a catch for ODU football team

CHARLOTTE — Former Camden County High School running back Marcus Joyner reeled in his first catch at the college level Thursday afternoon for the Old Dominion University football team.


Joyner, a redshirt-sophomore for the Monarchs, made the catch in the third quarter of the Monarchs’ 28-25 loss to UNC-Charlotte on the road.

Joyner displayed his ability to catch — and run with — the football while at Camden.


Week 1 #NENCsports Football Power Rankings

Northeastern quarterback Aaron Harris (with ball) rushed for more than 200 yards to help the Eagles beat D.H. Conley in Week 1.

The first week of the high school football season is officially in the books after Currituck’s 14-0 win against Manteo Monday night.
With all teams in the 1A Albemarle Athletic Conference and the 2A Northeastern Coastal Conference with a game under their belts, I have my rankings of teams after the first week of games.

1.) Northeastern (1-0): defeated D.H. Conley 42-34
2.) John A. Holmes (1-0): defeated First Flight 52-27
3.) Gates (1-0): defeated Hertford County 21-20
4.) Bertie (0-1): lost to Williamston-Riverside 34-28
5.) Currituck (1-0): defeated Manteo 14-0
6.) Washington County (0-1): lost to Tarboro 49-6
7.) Hertford County (0-1): lost to Gates 21-20
8.) First Flight (0-1): lost to John A. Holmes 52-27
9.) Manteo (0-1): lost to Currituck 14-0
10.) Pasquotank (0-1): lost to SouthWest Edgecombe 54-0
11.) Camden (0-1): lost to Weldon 46-0
12.) Perquimans (0-1): lost to Northside-Pinetown 38-0

Malcolm Shields, Daily Advance sports editor

Basketball Rewind | Albemarle Athletic Conference | Boys and Girls Semifinals at Perquimans

HERTFORD — Perquimans hosted the 2018 Albemarle Athletic Conference boys and girls basketball tournament semifinals on Wednesday and Thursday.

The No. 5 seed Perquimans girls defeated No. 1 seed Plymouth 45-44 on Wednesday evening.

The Lady Pirates advanced to the girls championship game against Gates.


Top seed John A. Holmes defeated No. 4 seed Camden 33-25 in a boys basketball semifinal game on Wednesday night.

Edenton advanced to the championship game to face Gates.

Wrestling Rewind | Northeastern Coastal Conference individual tournament at Currituck | Video

BARCO — Currituck hosted the Northeastern Coastal Conference individual wrestling championship tournament on Jan. 27.

Below are the times for the individual finals:

106 pounds – 0:06
113 pounds – 0:36
120 pounds – 0:56
126 pounds – 1:48
132 pounds – 2:19
138 pounds – 2:38
145 pounds – 3:14
152 pounds – 3:48
160 pounds – 4:32
170 pounds – 5:03
182 pounds – 5:35
195 pounds – 6:03
220 pounds – 6:51
285 pounds – 7:16

Boys Basketball Rewind | Border Clash Invitational

ELIZABETH CITY — Game highlights between Currituck and Greenbrier Christian Academy, Perquimans and Woodrow Wilson, Camden and Great Bridge and John A. Holmes and Princess Anne on Monday.

Pasquotank also faced Deep Creek and Northeastern took on Western Branch in the late games.


Currituck vs. Greenbrier Christian Academy

Woodrow Wilson vs. Perquimans


Great Bridge vs. Camden

Princess Anne vs. John A. Holmes