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SOUTHERN NASH ROUNDUP

Ladybirds rally past Fike to keep Big East streak intact

From staff reports
| April 18, 2021

WILSON — Standing just nine outs away from seeing its 23-game winning streak against 3-A Big East Co...

Southern Nash senior quarterback Chason Royal (12) fires a pass during the Firebirds' 51-28 win at Franklinton on Thursday. Royal completed 8-of-10 passes for 168 yards and two touchdowns.

Firebirds flatten Franklinton, end season on winning note

From staff reports
| April 12, 2021

FRANKLINTON — A season ending well before Southern Nash players, coaches and fans’ expectations conc...

Daniel strikes out 17 as Ladybirds win 4th straight

From staff reports
| April 12, 2021

Junior Alexa Daniel enjoyed a dominant performance in the pitching circle Thursday night, striking o...

Southern Nash's Jalen McClaston (6) goes airborne to pull down an unsuspecting Elijah Battle of Rocky Mount during Saturday's game at Southern Nash. The Firebirds lost 28-26.

Firebirds fall short: Gryphons hang on for 28-26 win

By Jimmy Lewis
| April 5, 2021

Untimely fumbles and a generous defense have been the two primary culprits for the Southern Nash Hig...

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2 Southern Nash players earn Times All-Area honors

From staff reports
| April 5, 2021

Two Southern Nash High basketball players have been named to The Wilson Times’ 2021 All-Area team. T...

Southern Nash's Alissa Bailey (6) rounds third base on her way to score one of her three runs during a 3-A Big East Conference game at Hunt on March 30. The Ladybirds won 18-0 in five innings. Awaiting the cutoff throw are Jasmine Hendricks (3) and Allison Moore (18).

Cooper throws no-hitter as Ladybirds crush Hunt

By Jimmy Lewis
| April 4, 2021

WILSON — The pregame vibes surrounding the Southern Nash High varsity softball team couldn’t have be...

SOUTHERN NASH ROUNDUP

Ladybirds golfers finish 2nd in tri-match

From staff reports
| April 4, 2021

WILSON — Ashton Barnes fired a nine-hole score of 42 to lead her Hunt High girls golf team to five-s...

SOUTHERN NASH ROUNDUP

Daniels fans 15 in Ladybirds' rout of Northern Nash

From staff reports
| March 29, 2021

Stepping over from her usual second base position, junior Alexa Daniel proved a mighty force in the ...

Southern Nash freshman Jordan Vick carries the ball in between blockers Sammy Gandy (3) and Jackson Vick during the first half of Friday's home game against Hunt. The Firebirds won 71-35.

Firebirds double up Warriors in scorefest, 71-35

From staff reports
| March 27, 2021

Southern Nash High head coach Brian Foster could empathize with Hunt head coach Juan Jackson after F...

Southern Nash second baseman Alexa Daniel (1) throws to first as Fike's Ashley Pendergrass (4) is forced out in the fifth inning of the 3-A Big East Conference opener on Tuesday. The Ladybirds won 9-1.

Ladybirds win 20th straight in Big East, defeat Fike 9-1

By Jimmy Lewis
| March 24, 2021

A core of five seniors has the Southern Nash High varsity softball team fully grasping the added urg...

Southern Nash junior Sammy Gandy (3) takes the pitch from quarterback Chason Royal as fullback Dawson May (10) leads Gandy during the first half of Friday’s game at Northern Nash. The Firebirds lost 39-14, their first 3-A Big East Conference regular-season loss since 2015.

Firebirds suffer 1st Big East loss in 6 years

From staff reports
| March 22, 2021

ROCKY MOUNT — Ushered in with a litany of fumbles, Southern Nash High suffered its first 3-A Big Eas...

Southern Nash’s Jackson Vick (26) takes off with the ball as Fike linebackers Amir Clark (58) and Noah Rowland (10) are in pursuit during Friday’s home opener for the Firebirds. Vick rushed for 329 yards and five touchdowns in Southern Nash’s 41-39 win.

Vick's big night sparks Firebirds past Fike

From staff reports
| March 15, 2021

A monster rushing effort by Southern Nash High junior Jackson Vick was just enough to hold off a you...

Southern Nash running back Jackson Vick (26) stiff-arms a  Heritage defender during Friday’s game in Wake Forest. The Firebirds lost 28-22.

Firebirds let Heritage slip away for 28-22 win

From staff reports
| March 8, 2021

WAKE FOREST — For the first time in more than 15 years, Southern Nash football is 0-2 after the Fire...

Giveaways doom Firebirds in loss at Wakefield

From staff reports
| February 26, 2021

RALEIGH — No matter the offender, habitual turnovers have the ability to cause great harm to a footb...

Jackson Vick, running the ball for Southern Nash during a September 2019 game at South Granville, is the Firebirds' top returning rusher this season.

SOUTHERN NASH SEASON PREVIEW

Firebirds look to climb mountain again

By Paul Durham
| February 26, 2021

The last time Southern Nash players walked off a field after a game, it wasn’t just any game or any ...

SOUTHERN NASH ROUNDUP

Firebirds defeat Franklinton, but miss playoffs

From staff reports
| February 22, 2021

FRANKLINTON — Four players finished in double figures for the Southern Nash High varsity boys basket...

Hunt's J'Nahjae Carmon (11) tries to get past Southern Nash's Jordan Vick off the dribble during Tuesday's game at Hunt. The Warriors won 58-46.

Firebirds fall to Hunt in Big East opener

By Jimmy Lewis
| January 29, 2021

WILSON — For a team with just one practice to its name in over a week, the Hunt High varsity boys ba...

Southern Nash's Jermia Walker (4) dribbles around the defense of Hunt's Kennedi Smith during the first half of Tuesday's game at Hunt. Walker had 17 points, but Southern Nash remained winless with a 55-28 setback.

Lady Warriors thump Ladybirds 55-28

By Jimmy Lewis
| January 29, 2021

WILSON — If the best things in life are free, then the Hunt High varsity girls basketball team took ...

Southern Nash's Chason Royal, driving to the basket against Hunt's TiQuez Taylor during a February  game at Hunt, returns as leader of the Firebirds backcourt for the 2021 season.

HIGH SCHOOL SEASON PREVIEW

Southern Nash hoops teams optimistic, but now face longer wait

By Jimmy Lewis
| January 6, 2021

When basketball teams from Southern Nash High take the floor this season, they will do so with a sch...

North Johnston's Lanie Croft (16) looks to hit over the defense of Southern Nash's Tabatha Tomaszewski (7) during Monday's match at North Johnston. North Johnston won 3-0. Jimmy Lewis | Times

Lady Panthers sweep interstellar clash from Ladybirds

By Jimmy Lewis
| December 23, 2020

KENLY — Varsity volleyball teams from North Johnston High and Southern Nash conspired to commit an a...


Local News

Wilson man dies in Nash County crash

From staff reports
| April 18, 2021

A Wilson man died in a single-car wreck on Interstate 95 in southern Nash County’s Coopers community...

Jan Mills

COMMENTARY

Tobacco planting and dirt-road racing

By Jan Mills
| April 18, 2021

At last, I’m not tracking through yellow pollen on the porch. Even though there is still some hangin...

Todd Ishee

COMMENTARY

Prisons' pandemic resilience paying off

By Todd Ishee
| April 18, 2021

It’s been a year since the pandemic first hit our state prison system. We’ve endured an awful year o...

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