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September 27, 2019

Week 6 of the prep football season is here.

Rocky Mount High will host former Big East Conference rival Nash Central, while Northern Nash — off to its best start since 2002 — will host SouthWest Edgecombe.

Tarboro has a bye week, and will begin Coastal Plains Conference play when it…


September 22, 2019

Week 5 of the prep football season has come and gone, and in its wake left a number of interesting storylines as well as a few exciting games.

Let’s take a look at a few observations from Friday’s games.

Tarboro rolls on

The Vikings earned their 35th consecutive win dating back to the…


September 20, 2019

Quinton Cooley might still be running.

The Southern Nash running back ran his team to a 55-21 win over Greenville Rose on Friday. Cooley had 309 of the team’s 502 rushing yards, and added four touchdowns. That brings his touchdown total to 23 on the season through five weeks.

Southern Nash (5-…


September 20, 2019

PINETOPS — An emotional Cortezz Jones found himself in the center of the SouthWest Edgecombe huddle following the Cougars’ 24-7 loss to Tarboro on Friday in the Function at the Junction.

Jones wanted to speak to his teammates following the loss, and the senior running back delivered a…


September 20, 2019

Week 5 of the prep football season has arrived, and with it brings a much-anticipated rivalry game that never lacks in hype.

Tarboro is headed to SouthWest Edgecombe for what should be another exciting edition of the Function at the Junction game. Both teams have cruised through their respective…


September 14, 2019

The Faith Christian football team got back in the win column on Friday with a victory over rival Rocky Mount Academy.

The Patriots won, 60-32, and pulled away in the second half to snap a two-game losing streak. FCS improved to 2-2, while RMA (0-4) is still looking for its first win.


September 13, 2019

Week 4 of the prep football season has arrived and it looks to be the first week in which each game will be played on Friday as scheduled. It’s about time.

Rocky Mount Prep is the lone area team with a bye this week; The Jaguars are back in action when they host Louisburg on Sept. 20.…


September 11, 2019

The Southern Nash boys’ soccer team is nearing closer to a perfect non-conference record. With three matches remaining before Big East Conference play begins on Sept. 23, the Firebirds still haven’t lost a match this season.

The Firebirds on Tuesday defeated SouthWest Edgecombe, 7-1, in…

September 06, 2019

We’re into the third week of high school football, and it’s the third week that games have been postponed, canceled or moved to different dates.

Weather stemming from Hurricane Dorian threw a wrench into yet another sports week as Southern Nash, Rocky Mount Academy, SouthWest Edgecombe…


September 04, 2019

SouthWest Edgecombe hasn’t had any trouble scoring points through the first two weeks of the football season.

The points-scoring machine that is the Cougars’ earned a 62-27 victory against South Central on Wednesday, in a non-conference game that was moved up from Friday due to the…

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