Football Rewind | NFL draft prospect Oshane Ximines while at Hertford County High School | Video

Day 2 of the 2019 NFL draft is today with the second and third rounds set to be held.

Former Hertford County defensive lineman Oshane Ximines is expected to be drafted during the three-day draft.

Rounds 4-7 will be held Saturday.

The first round was held Thursday.

According to published reports, Ximines could be drafted either today or Saturday. projects that Ximines could be drafted either in the third or fourth round.

Let’s go back in time when Ximines, who completed his college career at Old Dominion University last fall, played his high school football at Hertford County High School.

While with the Bears, Ximines was a two-time all-Northeastern Coastal Conference performer.


Area baseball players make decisions

It has been a noteworthy week for baseball players with ties to the area.

On Tuesday, Currituck’s Cannon Pickell, a junior, announced that he had been selected to take part in the Perfect Game National Showcase.

Pickell is committed to continue his baseball career at the University of North Carolina.

On Wednesday, former John A. Holmes pitcher Dylan Patrick made known that he will complete his final two years of college baseball at the University of Mount Olive.

Patrick, who led Edenton to the 2017 NCHSAA Class 2A baseball state championship, is a sophomore at Pitt Community College.

Basketball Rewind | Perquimans Christmas Basketball Tournament

HERTFORD — The Perquimans boys’ and girls’ basketball teams hosted a Christmas tournament Dec. 27-28 at Perquimans County High School.

Below are highlights from games at the tournament.
BOYS CHAMPIONSHIP GAME — Portsmouth Christian (Va.) vs. Perquimans

BOYS THIRD PLACE GAME — Currituck vs. Gateway Christian (Va.)

BOYS OPENING ROUND — Gateway Christian (Va.) vs. Perquimans

BOYS OPENING ROUND — Portsmouth Christian (Va.) vs. Currituck

GIRLS OPENING ROUND — Bear Grass Charter vs. Perquimans

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.