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Student-athlete of the week

Matt Foster

Matt Foster

Matt Foster is a member of the Firebirds varsity track team and the Thomas Law Attorneys Student-Athlete of the Week. Foster helped Southern Nash secure a second=place finish in the Big East …

SCHOOL SPORTS
Southern Nash's Lamont Williams (50), closing in on Eastern Alamance quarterback Austin Bryant during the second round of the NCHSAA 3-A playoffs at home on Nov. 23, 2018, was the only area player selected to the East-West football game in Greensboro on July 17. Sheldon Vick | Special to The Enterprise

Firebirds’ Williams picked for East-West game

Southern Nash senior Lamont Williams will represent eastern North Carolina in the annual East-West All-Star football game set for July 17 in Greensboro. Firebirds boys basketball head coach and …

2019 Thomas Law Attorneys Academic All-Area

EMMA FATZAUN, Hunt High School A member of the Lady Warriors cross-country, swimming, track and field and soccer teams, she received the Coaches Award in cross-country. … Finished …

Southern Nash to hold basketball camp

Southern Nash High will host its annual Firebird Basketball Camp on Friday and Saturday, June 17-18, from 6-8 p.m. The camp is for boys and girls who will be in grades 4-8 for next school year. …
Southern Nash running back Quinton Cooley (20), carrying the ball during the second round of the NCHSAA 3-A playoffs against Eastern Alamance in a school-record performance, has tendered a verbal commitment to Wake Forest.

Cooley commits to Wake Forest

Southern Nash junior running back Quinton Cooley recently put to rest his college recruitment by offering a verbal commitment to the Demon Deacons of head coach Dave Clawson. In the Firebirds’ …
Southern Nash junior Carrigan Ewers, throwing a pitch during a March 26 game at Hunt, was named 3-A Big East Conference Pitcher of the Year for the second straight year.

Ladybirds’ Ewers is top Big East pitcher

Although the Southern Nash High varsity softball team has now won back-to-back 3-A Big East Conference championships, a figure that may be lost on more than one league observer is simply this. Not …
Community Sports
Bill Howard

On snake patrol

I grew up right beside a pond and a lake. It made life great as a youngster. It also created some interesting times. Before I dive deep into this scene, it must be noted that 50 years ago, times …

31st annual NC Wiffle Ball tourney set for July 13-14 in Smithfield

The 31st edition of the North Carolina Wiffle Ball Tournament will return to Smithfield’s Community Park on July 13-14.  The entry fee for the slow-pitch event, which features four-man …