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December 21, 2018

The All-Big East team for the 2018 football season was announced earlier this week, with Southern Nash running back Zonovan Knight taking home Offensive Player of the Year honors. Wilson Fike’s Garrett Browder was named Defensive Player of the Year. 

The Firebirds led the way with 12…


December 20, 2018

In a tight contest from start to finish, the SouthWest Edgecombe girls’ basketball team on Thursday night beat Northern Nash in the first round of the Nash County Christmas Tournament by a score of 46-42.

The game, played at the Rocky Mount Event Center, was a one-point score at halftime,…


December 20, 2018

In the span of just one year, Keishon Porter went from a fine player on a struggling SouthWest Edgecombe basketball team to the Cougars’ star.

And it all stemmed from a breakout football season this past fall where Porter emerged as a top-tier wide receiver. With success came confidence.…


December 19, 2018

BAILEY — Catch Southern Nash football coach Brian Foster at the right time, and he’ll spin some affectionate memories of his many former great players.

Add Firebird Zonovan Knight to that list of reminiscence.

Knight, who finished his prolific career with Southern Nash this past…


December 19, 2018

The Nash County Christmas Tournament is set to tip off on Thursday. Here is a quick look at each of the eight first-round matchups, all of which will be played Thursday at either Rocky Mount High or the Rocky Mount Event Center.


Nash Central (1-5) vs. Hertford County (2-2), 5:30 p.m.

At Rocky…


December 19, 2018

Ahmad Lyons, who graduated from North Edgecombe in 2017 and played for two seasons at two-year ASA College in Miami, signed his National Letter of Intent on Wednesday at North Edgecombe High School to play for NCAA Division I school Wagner University.

He had announced his decision on Tuesday, and…

December 19, 2018

Shyheim Battle is tired of stewing over not being able to play football. That will end soon enough.

The Rocky Mount High cornerback on Wednesday signed a National Letter of Intent to play football at N.C. State. Battle inked his commitment during a ceremony at the high school as part of an early…


December 19, 2018

A season of hard work at two-year Louisburg College paid off on Wednesday for Devonta Davis, who signed a National Letter of Intent to play at NCAA Division I Hampton (Va.) University.

The Tarboro High grad and defensive back, who was a senior on the Vikings’ 2017 state title team, was able…

December 18, 2018

Followers of Tarboro football and the program’s recent string of success have surely memorized the numbers by now: six titles overall and five since 2009. The Vikings made it a three-peat with wins in 2010 and 2011, then added their fifth in 2017 and their sixth this past weekend, upending…


December 18, 2018

National Signing Day is this Wednesday, and a couple of Nash County football players will be holding ceremonies to make their commitment to play for N.C. State in 2019 official.

Southern Nash’s Zonovan Knight and Rocky Mount High’s Shyheim Battle will both be inking their names at their…

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