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Southern Nash's Tralon Mitchell (7) looks to cut past a defender while Jackson Vick (26) looks on during Friday night's 29-28 overtime loss to Northern Nash.

SOUTHERN NASH FOOTBALL

Firebirds fall to Northern Nash in OT

By Andrew Schnittker
| October 23, 2021

Turnovers, momentum swings, big plays on both sides of the ball, a capacity crowd — Friday night’s v...

Raul Nunez

FARRIS & THOMAS LAW STUDENT-ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

Firebirds senior takes aim at pro soccer career

From staff reports
| October 18, 2021

Raul Nunez plays soccer for the Firebirds at Southern Nash High School and is The Enterprise’s Farri...

Southern Nash running back Tralon Mitchell breaks a run down the sideline during Thursday's game at Rocky Mount. Mitchell had 135 yards and a touchdown in the Firebirds' 45-27 victory.

Firebirds drub Gryphons for Big East lead

From staff reports
| October 18, 2021

ROCKY MOUNT — With the scheduled 2-A/3-A Big East Conference football showdown between Southern Nash...

SOUTHERN NASH ROUNDUP

Ladybirds end season with loss to Franklinton

From staff reports
| October 18, 2021

A win in regular-season play remained elusive for the Southern Nash High varsity volleyball team Thu...

Rocky Mount Academy sophomore Parker Eatmon, center, celebrates his U.S. Legends Racing Young Lion national championship with spotter Jordan Black and crew chief Corey Gordan at Dominion Raceway in Virginia.

Rocky Mount Academy student wins Legends racing title

By Drew C. Wilson
| October 18, 2021

At the age when most kids are studying for their learner’s permit, Parker Eatmon proved he has the c...

Taylor Bass

FARRIS & THOMAS LAW STUDENT-ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

Bass uses cheer flips to stoke school spirit

From staff reports
| October 11, 2021

Taylor Bass is a cheerleader at Southern Nash High School and The Enterprise’s Farris & Thomas Law A...

Southern Nash quarterback Brock Alford (10) gets off a throw under pressure during a Sept. 3 win over visitor C.B. Aycock. Alford threw his first two touchdown passes on Friday, both to senior Jackson Vick, during the Firebirds’ 42-14 road victory over Bunn.

Firebirds flatten Wildcats 42-14

From staff reports
| October 11, 2021

BUNN — After being nearly exclusively a ground offense for most of the season, the Southern Nash Hig...

SOUTHERN NASH ROUNDUP

Ladybirds seize Big East golf title

From staff reports
| October 11, 2021

BUNN — With Southern Nash senior Samantha Puckett and sophomore teammate Mackenzie Gamble battling i...

Daryl Taybron

FARRIS & THOMAS LAW STUDENT-ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3-sport Firebird makes his mark as senior

From staff reports
| October 4, 2021

Daryl Taybron plays football for Southern Nash High School and is The Enterprise’s Farris & Thomas L...

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

Firebirds exert Big East dominance

From staff reports
| October 2, 2021

ROCKY MOUNT — Southern Nash gained ground on the rest of the 2-A/3-A Big East Conference boys soccer...

Youth recreation soccer scores announced

For The Enterprise
| October 2, 2021

Nash County Recreation & Senior Services has announced soccer scores for games played Sept. 18-25. ...

Jessica Garcia

FARRIS & THOMAS LAW STUDENT-ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

Ladybirds runner, soccer player plans to study nursing

From staff reports
| September 26, 2021

Jessica Garcia runs cross-country for the Ladybirds at Southern Nash High School and is The Enterpri...

Southern Nash’s Sammy Gandy (6) runs with the ball during the first half of Friday’s game against Roanoke Rapids. Gandy ran for 184 yards and two touchdowns as the Firebirds improved to 4-0 overall and 2-0 in the 2-A/3-A Big East Conference with a 56-14 victory.

SOUTHERN NASH FOOTBALL

Firebirds trounce Yellow Jackets for Big East lead

From staff reports
| September 25, 2021

As Southern Nash arrived at the midpoint of its varsity football season still unbeaten, first-year h...

SOUTHERN NASH ROUNDUP

Firebirds blitz Rocky Mount to win 10th match

From staff reports
| September 25, 2021

Putting its balance on display, the Southern Nash High varsity boys soccer team showed no signs of s...

Barton quarterback Jaquan Lynch looks for a target during the Bulldogs' season-opening game Sept. 4 against Newberry at Truist Stadium. A Rocky Mount High graduate, Lynch had his best day as a Bulldog on Sept. 11 in a 38-25 win at Erskine.

Lynch combines faith, football and family

By Paul Durham
| September 25, 2021

WILSON — Jaquan Lynch can create havoc for opposing defenses as quarterback of the Barton College fo...

Eric Braxton

FARRIS & THOMAS LAW STUDENT-ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

Braxton helps pace Firebirds harriers

From staff reports
| September 20, 2021

Eric Braxton runs cross country for the Firebirds at Southern Nash High School and is The Enterprise...

Southern Nash senior Jackson Vick (26) sheds a Hunt defender as Firebirds head coach Brian Batchelor, back left, and assistant coach Brian Rice watch from the sideline during an August scrimmage. Vick finished Friday's game against Nash Central with 132 yards and a touchdown. N.C. State coach Dave Doeren was on hand to watch the Wolfpack commit in action.

Firebirds push past Bulldogs 13-6

From staff reports
| September 19, 2021

ROCKY MOUNT — With six starters out due to injuries, Southern Nash had to resort to grinding out a 1...

SOUTHERN NASH ROUNDUP

Gonzalez’s 4 goals lift red-hot Southern Nash

From staff reports
| September 19, 2021

ROANOKE RAPIDS — There’s been no answer for the Southern Nash High varsity boys soccer team within t...

Marty Simpkins

Vacation a welcomed break from news

By Marty Simpkins
| September 17, 2021

Some readers might have noticed there were slightly fewer articles and photos from yours truly in la...

Youths 17 and under may use any legal hunting implement and can hunt deer of either sex on Saturday, Sept. 25, according to the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission.

OUTDOORS

Youth Deer Hunting Day set for Sept. 25

For Restoration NewsMedia
| September 15, 2021

RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has designated Saturday, Sept. 25 as Youth Deer Hun...


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