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From all angles, Hunt sweeps aside Southern Nash

Southern Nash's Tabatha Tomaszewski eyes the ball as McKenna Batten (5) and Taylor Bailey (2) look on during Monday's 3-A Big East Conference game against Hunt. The Ladybirds lost in three sets.
WILSON — Rare will be the night during the 2020 season where the Hunt High varsity volleyball team has a setter who flirts with the 25-30 assist range, emblematic of an efficient offense in its …
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 head coach Melanie Hicks addresses her team during a timeout in Monday's season opener at Fike. The Ladybirds fell in three sets.

The masked spikers: Fike sweeps Ladybirds in Big East, season opener

WILSON — The Fike High varsity volleyball team received word a week ago that this unorthodox 2020 North Carolina High School Athletic Association season would be conducted with the use of …
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 — …
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 …
Community Sports

Disc golf tourney planned in Spring Hope

SPRING HOPE — The Peachtree Hills Golf Club is set to host its second annual disc golf tournament Dec. 12. The Open at Peachtree is a sanctioned event with more than 50 participants signed …
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 …
Pro Sports

Mudcats win 3-2 in 10 innings for 4th straight victory

SALEM, Va. — The Carolina Mudcats closed the book on April with their fourth straight victory, a 3-2 win in 10 innings at …