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October 05, 2019

SouthWest Edgecombe continues to pile up impressive wins.

On Friday, the Cougars defeated Corinth Holders, 20-13, in what was the final non-conference game for SWE before Eastern Plains Conference games begin next week.

The Cougars (5-1) held a 13-7 lead with 1:06 left before Corinth Holders (4-2)…

October 05, 2019

The Faith Christian football team wasn’t sure if its top running back would be available for Friday’s home game against John Paul II Christian.

Hobart Brantley injured his knee last week and had his mind made up all day Friday that he wouldn’t be able to play. The senior came out…

October 03, 2019

Week 7 of the prep football season is here.

There are six area games this week, five of which are conference games. Tarboro beings Coastal Plains Conference play coming off a bye week, while SouthWest Edgecombe has one more non-conference matchup before starting Eastern Plains Conference games.…


October 02, 2019

Paige Ward didn’t know it at the time, but watching Northern Nash teammate Lisa Dees play her No. 3 singles match against Wilson Fike’s Sophia Meszaros on Sept. 12 would pay dividends later in the season.

Dees was one of two Northern Nash players to win a singles match in that loss. On…


September 27, 2019

The Southern Nash football team secured its sixth win of the season in as many tries on Friday when it defeated Northside-Jacksonville, 45-22, in a road non-conference game.

The Firebirds (6-0) scored 31 points in the first quarter and took a 31-14 lead into halftime. Southern Nash added two more…

September 27, 2019

Four unanswered touchdowns in the second half from SouthWest Edgecombe allowed the Cougars to break open a tight game and pull away from host Northern Nash for a 40-20 win on Friday.

“We believe in each other and we had to fight for each other because we faced a lot of adversity when we first…


September 27, 2019

Week 6 of the prep football season is here.

Rocky Mount High will host former Big East Conference rival Nash Central, while Northern Nash — off to its best start since 2002 — will host SouthWest Edgecombe.

Tarboro has a bye week, and will begin Coastal Plains Conference play when it…


September 22, 2019

Week 5 of the prep football season has come and gone, and in its wake left a number of interesting storylines as well as a few exciting games.

Let’s take a look at a few observations from Friday’s games.

Tarboro rolls on

The Vikings earned their 35th consecutive win dating back to the…


September 20, 2019

Quinton Cooley might still be running.

The Southern Nash running back ran his team to a 55-21 win over Greenville Rose on Friday. Cooley had 309 of the team’s 502 rushing yards, and added four touchdowns. That brings his touchdown total to 23 on the season through five weeks.

Southern Nash (5-…


September 20, 2019

PINETOPS — An emotional Cortezz Jones found himself in the center of the SouthWest Edgecombe huddle following the Cougars’ 24-7 loss to Tarboro on Friday in the Function at the Junction.

Jones wanted to speak to his teammates following the loss, and the senior running back delivered a…

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