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In its first varsity football meeting with Greenville Rose, Southern Nash piled up 572 yards of offense and steamed to its fifth straight win to start the season with a 55-21 triumph … more
ROCKY MOUNT — Led by a strong defensive effort and another outstanding performance by senior wingback Quinton Cooley, Southern Nash High claimed its 20th consecutive varsity football win in 3-A … more
STANHOPE — Brian Foster detests repeat games against 3-A Big East Conference opponents in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association football postseason. Add Friday’s … more
Southern Nash and SouthWest Edgecombe held firm in their respective positions following the release of the latest Associated Press North Carolina high school football polls Tuesday afternoon. The … more
For the third time in four varsity football regular seasons, Southern Nash High finished with an unbeaten record as the Firebirds thumped visiting Franklinton 49-20 in Friday’s … more
SPARTANBURG, S.C. — Quinton Cooley’s Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas experience lasted exactly two plays from scrimmage Saturday at the 83rd annual postseason all-star game pitting North … more
WINSTON-SALEM — Despite hitting a pair of late home runs, the Carolina Mudcats fell 7-5 to the Winston-Salem Dash in Sunday’s Advanced-A Carolina League series finale at BB&T Park. The … more
BAILEY — Much cooler temperatures and a slight breeze greeted prospective Southern Nash High football players on the second of six mandatory conditioning practices Friday morning, making for a good … more
As Southern Nash prepares for its first North Carolina High School Athletic Association football regional final in 10 years, the 2019 Firebirds might find some inspiration from the 2009 team that … more
JACKSON SPRINGS — Southern Nash High senior Elisabeth Collie worked herself into a three-way tie for 12th place after Monday’s first round of the North Carolina High School Athletic … more
STANHOPE — Traditionally, height has been an attribute that has been in short supply for basketball teams from Southern Nash High. That doesn’t figure to change as the 2019-20 season … more
STANHOPE — Izaiah Walker-Warren’s collegiate destination was cemented well before the senior put on a display for the Southern Nash High football  annals in last week’s North … more
Football has consumed much of Quinton Cooley’s life for the past four months, but it’s going to be a big part of the Southern Nash High senior’s life for the next four … more
The Southern Nash High varsity football team, irked by a pair of first half blunders, stormed to a 59-14 nonconference victory against county rival Nash Central Thursday evening. The Firebirds, … more
RALEIGH — It took all of one collegiate carry for N.C. State freshman and Southern Nash High product Zonovan “Bam” Knight to visit a place he was all too familiar with during his days with the … more
The game dramatically changed in Monday’s fifth — and final — 3-A Big East Conference girls golf match at Willow Springs Country Club — and Southern Nash thrived. Until … more
For four teams in The Wilson Times readership area, the North Carolina High School Athletic Association football playoffs are arriving early. With heavy rain in the forecast for Friday, four games … more
RALEIGH — Seniors Quinton Cooley of Southern Nash and Jaquaez Powell of SouthWest Edgecombe were among the 30 high school football players named to The Associated Press all-state team for North … more
FRANKLINTON — Southern Nash continued its best varsity girls basketball season in more than a decade with a come-from-behind 41-33 victory at 3-A Big East Conference opponent Franklinton on Friday … more
Southern Nash High graduate Julius Peppers is one of the headliners in the North Carolina Sport Hall of Fame’s 2020 induction class announced Jan. 22. Peppers, who went on to become one of the … more
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