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.
NFL.com 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.
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.
The Mid-Atlantic Christian men’s basketball team lost to Stratford University (Va.) 98-65, Thursday, January 17 at Chesson Gym on the campus of MACU.
CAMDEN — The John A. Holmes boys’ basketball team defeated Camden 64-18 Tuesday night at Camden County High School.
The game was an Albemarle Athletic Conference matchup.
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 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
BOYS CHAMPIONSHIP GAME — Portsmouth Christian (Va.) vs. Perquimans
The Elizabeth City State football team fell to Chowan 44-20 on Oct. 20.
Here are first-half highlights from the contest.
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.