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Southern Nash quarterback Matt Foster (2) throws a pass as Charlotte Catholic linebacker Billy Brewer pursues him during the NCHSAA 3-A championship game Dec. 14 at Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh. Foster was selected to the East roster for the N.C. Coaches Association’s 62nd annual East-West All-Star Game in July.

Matt Foster earns East-West All-Star Game selection

Seniors Makayla Everette of Beddingfield, Matt Foster of Southern Nash and Keishon Porter of SouthWest Edgecombe will all have one more game to play in their high school careers — …
Student-athlete of the week

Eliza Hernandez

Eliza Hernandez

Eliza Hernandez plays tennis for the Ladybirds at Southern Nash High School. She’s the Farris & Thomas Law Attorneys Student-Athlete of the Week. Eliza plays tennis during the soccer …

School Sports
Southern Nash High senior Luke Watson will continue his football and academic careers at North Carolina Wesleyan College after signing with the NCAA Division III Battling Bishops this week.

Firebirds’ Watson hopes to be in middle of the action at NC Wesleyan

In his three years as a starting offensive lineman, Southern Nash High’s Luke Watson has helped pave the way for the Firebirds to gain nearly nine miles of offense on the …
The soccer field at Hunt High is illuminated Thursday night as part of #BeTheLight, a social media challenge originated in Texas designed as a symbol of hope amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Leaving the lights on: With no sports, Hunt and Southern Nash aim to #BeTheLight

In what now seems like a time long ago, baseball teams from Hunt High and Fike were scheduled to play on Fike’s Gilbert Ferrell Field on Thursday night. The weather, unlike some of its …

Southern Nash Roundup: Ladybirds blank Nash Central in final March game

ROCKY MOUNT — With a shutdown of all sports imminent due to the threat of an outbreak of the coronavirus, varsity girls soccer teams from Nash Central and Southern Nash moved their scheduled game …
Community Sports
Bill Howard

Sunday hunting? Time to sound off

I grew up in a different time than today. Anyone who has been around for the greater part of four decades or more have. It’s almost like the old story of walking uphill in three feet of snow to …

Keeping ‘Kayaking Kwanza’ in mind

Sometimes life gets in the way of our passions. Since this is an outdoors column, we are going to place outdoors activities such as hunting, fishing, camping and hiking amongst others as our passion. …
Pro Sports
Lucama's Joseph Pittman poses for a picture in front of his winning car after capturing his first-ever track title in the Mini Stock division at Southern National Motorsports Park, the track located about half a mile from his house.

Pittman finally breaks through at SNMP as Mini Car points champion for 2019

Growing up so close to Southern National Motorsports Park, the sounds and smells of the track are familiar to Joseph Pittman. It’s likely that on some nights, the last noises the Lucama native …