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Southern Nash senior Jackson Vick (26), running with the ball during a game against Rocky Mount on Oct. 29 at Firebird Stadium, was selected to the North Carolina roster for the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas.

SOUTHERN NASH FOOTBALL

Vick a Shrine Bowler for a game that won’t be played

By Paul Durham
| November 29, 2021

Jackson Vick is thankful for being recognized as a Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas player — albeit one ...

Southern Nash senior Raul Nunez III (11), dribbling the ball during a home match this past season, became the first Firebird since 2013 to earn N.C. Soccer Coaches Association 3-A all-state acclaim.

Firebirds’ Nunez named to all-state soccer team

By Paul Durham
| November 29, 2021

Making an all-state team of any kind is a extraordinary achievement, but for Southern Nash senior Ra...

Southern Nash’s Jackson Vick drives to the basket during a Jan. 26 game at Hunt. Vick is one of four returning starters for the Firebirds.

BASKETBALL SEASON PREVIEW

Big season could await Firebirds while Ladybirds put it back together

By Paul Durham
| November 23, 2021

While the presence of vaunted sophomore Jordan Vick on the roster bodes for a high-profile season fo...

Southern Nash's Alexa Daniel recently signed to play softball at Meredith College.

SOUTHERN NASH HIGH

Daniel signs with Meredith softball

By Andrew Schnittker
| November 21, 2021

Playing college softball has long been a dream for Alexa Daniel, a three-year player for Southern Na...

Kayla Johnson dribbles the ball during N.C. Wesleyan’s Saturday matchup with Virginia Wesleyan College. Johnson finished the game with 15 points. The Battling Bishops lost 65-62.

Bishops edged at buzzer

For The Enterprise
| November 21, 2021

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — The N.C. Wesleyan College women’s basketball team lost a thrilling game to Vir...

N.C. Wesleyan handily defeated Mid-Atlantic Christian University 97-67 on Wednesday.

Bishop men dunk their way past MACU

For The Enterprise
| November 21, 2021

ROCKY MOUNT — The N.C. Wesleyan College men’s basketball team cruised to a big 97-67 win over Mid-At...

Crank

Wesleyan’s Crank named Offensive Rookie of the Year

For The Enterprise
| November 21, 2021

ROCKY MOUNT — N.C. Wesleyan College running back Trevon Crank is the USA South Athletic Conference’s...

Maura Kennedy

FARRIS & THOMAS LAW STUDENT-ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3-sport athlete helps Ladybirds soar

From staff reports
| November 15, 2021

Maura Kennedy plays soccer for the Ladybirds at Southern Nash High School and is The Enterprise’s Fa...

The Hoop State Network, a media company focused on high school and youth basketball in North Carolina, will host the Wilson Prep Hoop State Showcase on Jan. 22 at Wilson Prep. Wilson native Rod Bridgers, center, shown with fellow Hoop State associates Anthony Simmons, left, and Miles Masercola, helped put together the 10-team event.

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL

Southern Nash to play in Hoop State Showcase

By Paul Durham
| November 14, 2021

WILSON — Since its inception in 2018, the Hoop State Network has become a go-to resource for high sc...

Sammy Gandy, shown here fighting through contact in Southern Nash's Oct. 22 showdown with Northern Nash, led the Firebirds with 181 yards and three touchdowns in Friday's 42-24 road loss to Lee County.

SOUTHERN NASH FOOTBALL

Lee Co. ends Firebirds’ playoff run

From staff reports
| November 13, 2021

SANFORD — Within a short span of game time during the second half of Friday’s North Carolina High Sc...

Mason Wells

FARRIS & THOMAS LAW STUDENT-ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

Wells helps Firebirds on soccer pitch, baseball field

From staff reports
| November 8, 2021

Mason Wells plays soccer for the Firebirds at Southern Nash High School and is The Enterprise’s Farr...

Franklinton's Charlie Lilienthal gets the ball away from Southern Nash defender Frank Gonzalez in a Sept. 27 game at Franklinton. The Firebirds won 4-1, snapping the Red Rams' 12-game winning streak.

SOUTHERN NASH ROUNDUP

Soccer season ends with NCHSAA disqualification

From staff reports
| November 8, 2021

The best boys soccer season in Southern Nash High history came to an ignominious ending Sunday when ...

Southern Nash senior Jackson Vick (26) runs with the ball during Friday’s NCHSAA 3-A first-round playoff win against Jacksonville White Oak at Southern Nash. Vick scored three touchdowns in the Firebirds’ 49-6 win.

SOUTHERN NASH FOOTBALL

Firebirds roll White Oak, 49-6

From staff reports
| November 7, 2021

Senior Jackson Vick scored three touchdowns as Southern Nash waltzed into the second round of the No...

Southern Nash tops Southern Lee in round 2 as game halted by fight

From staff reports
| November 5, 2021

STANHOPE - A 5-2 win by host Southern Nash over Southern Lee in the second round of the North Caroli...

Firebirds open soccer playoffs with win

From staff reports
| November 4, 2021

Southern Nash kept its boys soccer season going Monday night, opening the North Carolina High School...

Jackson Vick

FARRIS & THOMAS LAW STUDENT-ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

Vick spearheads Firebirds’ rushing attack

From staff reports
| November 1, 2021

Jackson Vick plays football for the Firebirds at Southern Nash High School and is The Enterprise’s F...

Huntingdon College defeated N.C. Wesleyan’s Battling Bishops 30-7 to remain undefeated in the teams’ conference Saturday.

Wesleyan falls to conference leader Huntingdon

For The Enterprise
| November 1, 2021

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The N.C. Wesleyan College football team fell 30-7 on the road at conference leade...

Southern Nash's Jackson Vick (26) breaks a long run during Friday's home game against Franklinton. Vick scored two touchdowns and ran for 147 yards in the Firebirds' 48-22 victory.

SOUTHERN NASH FOOTBALL

Firebirds flatten Franklinton

From staff reports
| November 1, 2021

With its place secure at No. 2 in the 2-A/3-A Big East Conference varsity football standings, Southe...

Elm City boys soccer captured the TAC championship Wednesday with a 3-2 win at Southern Nash. Front row, from left, Alex Fernandez, Enrique Ramirez, Brayden Boswell, Chris Hill, Ethan Capps, James Nestor, Austin Stanley, Kenaize Williams, Simon Harrell and Collins Pearson. Back row: coach Brent Pearson, Pete Bolt, Will Doll, Conner Spencer, Jaden Fuentes, Jair Garcia, Micah Foula, William Jones, Josh Flowers and assistant coach Jeff Autry.

MIDDLE SCHOOL SOCCER

Elm City edges Southern Nash for championship

From staff reports
| October 28, 2021

SPRING HOPE — Elm City captured the Tricounties Athletic Conference boys soccer championship Wednesd...

McKenzie Kennedy

FARRIS & THOMAS LAW STUDENT-ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3-sport athlete helps Ladybirds on pitch, courts

From staff reports
| October 25, 2021

McKenzie Kennedy plays soccer for the Ladybirds at Southern Nash High School and is The Enterprise’s...


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