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Firebirds fall to Eastern Alamance

Southern Nash’s Quinton Cooley (20) takes off on a second-half touchdown run as Eastern Alamance defenders give pursuit in Friday’s NCHSAA 3-A second-round playoff game. Cooley ran for a school-record 413 yards, but the Eagles rallied from 14 points down to pull out a 57-56 win, stunning the No. 2-seeded Firebirds and handing them their first loss of the season.
In just about any game, Southern Nash High junior Quinton Cooley’s school-record 413 yards rushing would have been the overriding story in Friday’s second-round North Carolina High School …

Alissa Bailey

Alissa Bailey is a member of the Ladybirds swim team and is the Thomas Law Attorneys Student-Athlete of the Week. Alissa helped the Ladybirds place fourth in the 200-yard freestyle relay last …

Southern Nash High senior Zonovan Knight poses for a photo following the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas on Saturday at Wofford College in Spartanburg, S.C. Knight ran for 155 yards, including a 61-yard touchdown, as he was named Offensive MVP for North Carolina in the 10-10 tie with South Carolina.

Knight makes his mark one last time

In a flash, the best players from the state of South Carolina got to experience Saturday in the 82nd annual Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas in Spartanburg, South Carolina, what so many high school …
Stacie Winner of Southern Nash pulls up for a 3-point attempt during a Jan. 26 game against Fike last season. Winner is the top returning scorer for the Ladybirds in 2018-19.

Southern Nash hoops has basis for optimism in 2018-19

For both Southern Nash High varsity basketball teams, the 2018-19 season has tipped off with a healthy dose of optimism. The Firebirds, once again under the direction of Robbie Kennedy, have …