ICYMI | High School Football Jamboree at Northeastern

Northeastern High School hosted a football jamboree on Aug. 16.

North Pitt faced Currituck.

First Flight clashed with Norview.

Pasquotank battled Deep Creek, New Bern faced Hertford County and Northeastern took on Catholic High School.

Western Branch also faced Williamston’s Riverside High School at the jamboree.


Baseball Rewind | John A. Holmes at Rosewood | NCHSAA 1A State Playoffs

ROSEWOOD — The John A. Holmes baseball team lost to Rosewood 14-6, Friday, May 17, 2019 at Rosewood High School in the fourth round of the NCHSAA Class 1A state playoff game.

Rosewood scored 14 runs in the bottom of the first inning to take a 14-0 lead.

With the win, Rosewood advanced to the Class 1A East Regional Final series, while the loss ended Edenton’s season.

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.

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.

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