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October 15, 2018

SouthWest Edgecombe defeated Nash Central, 27-6, on Monday in a rescheduled game from Friday night.

The Cougars (6-1, 2-0) held a slim 7-6 lead at halftime, before scoring 20 points in the second half of the 2-A Eastern Plains Conference game to seal the win.

“They played hard and are well-…


October 13, 2018

A fragmented Week 9 continued on Friday night. There were two games Wednesday and two games two nights ago, plus a Saturday night game in Wilson for Rocky Mount High. Here are four takeaways for the games that ended before Saturday afternoon.

North Edgecombe finds its footing

Three weeks into the…


October 11, 2018

Another week, another Friday without football.

The majority of prep football games across the Twin Counties scheduled for Friday have been postponed after damaging winds from Hurricane Michael knocked out power across the area on Thursday night.

Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools will be closed Friday,…


October 11, 2018

North Edgecombe football has now won three of its last four games after starting the season 0-3. 

Playing at home on Wednesday night as part of a rescheduled game, the Warriors beat Southeast Halifax, 44-18. 

They’re now 3-4 overall and 3-1 in the Tar-Roanoke. …

October 06, 2018

 Another week of prep football in the Twin Counties is in the books. Here are five takeaways from the nine contests that took place on Friday night.

Southern Nash gets down to business

Way back on Sept. 7, in what turned out to be the last complete game for Southern Nash until this past Friday,…


October 05, 2018

PINETOPS — If a team has attempted a pass against SouthWest Edgecombe over the past two seasons, there’s a good chance the ball was thrown in Michael Hussey’s direction.

The Cougars cornerback might look like an easy target. After all, the junior is listed at 5-foot-5 on the…


October 05, 2018

Playing on the road in their Big East opener on Friday night, the Gryphons used a big third quarter to pull away for a 49-20 victory against Franklinton.

The win for Rocky Mount (5-0, 1-0) continues a perfect season, while Franklinton (5-2, 0-1) is still looking for its first conference win in its…

October 05, 2018

 A member of Tarboro’s 2017 state title team announced his first NCAA Division I offer on Friday.

A 2017 graduate of North Edgecombe did the same.

Tarboro’s Devonta Davis, who is in his first season with junior college Louisburg, was offered by Wagner College in Staten Island, N.Y.…


October 04, 2018

It all started with an untimely injury, a quick-thinking decision from head coach Jonathan Cobb, and a basketball player willing to play football.

And now, quarterback Jayden Lewis and wide receiver Keishon Porter hold significant roles on the SouthWest Edgecombe football team; the pair is the…


October 04, 2018

While Big East matchups may rule the night, there’s plenty of other action to soak in, starting with the Eastern Plains opener for the Bulldogs.

Nash Central (2-3) at Farmville Central (1-5)

Kickoff: 7 p.m. Friday

Last week: Nash Central took the week off, while Farmville Central played…

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