MOREHEAD CITY —Four county players and a coach were honored recently with the release of the N.C. Basketball Coaches Association All-District 2 Team.

MOREHEAD CITY — If ever a sport was made for social distancing, it’s golf. There is no physical contact with others, and players don’t have to share equipment or golf balls in a game played in wide-open spaces.

As a youngster and oldest of six kids in the cold white north of Connecticut, I lived, played, was schooled and brought up, and often wet, along the banks of the “mighty” Wepawaug River

BEAUFORT — In addition to a Player of the Year honoree, East Carteret received a number of all-conference nods with the recent release of the 1A/2A Coastal 8 Conference awards.

OCEAN — In addition to five Coach of the Year and four Player of the Year honorees, Croatan received a number of all-conference nods with the recent release of the 1A/2A Coastal 8 Conference awards.

(Note: This is the final of a three-part series that is available on the web today starting at 9 a.m., then at 10 a.m. and noon. See attached links for www.mapmyrun.com routes around the county.)

CHAPEL HILL — The possibility of high school sports returning this spring took another hit Monday when Gov. Roy Cooper issued an executive order closing all public schools in the state through May 15 as part of measures to protect against the spread of coronavirus.

Though it has only been four games, Mackenzie Collins has put up better numbers this season than at any time in her four-year varsity career.