October 15, 2018

SouthWest Edgecombe defeated Nash Central, 27-6, on Monday in a rescheduled game from Friday night.

The Cougars (6-1, 2-0) held a slim 7-6 lead at halftime, before scoring 20 points in the second half of the 2-A Eastern Plains Conference game to seal the win.

“They played hard and are well-…

Four takeaways from prep football's Week 9

October 13, 2018

A fragmented Week 9 continued on Friday night. There were two games Wednesday and two games two night ago, plus a Saturday night game in Wilson for Rocky Mount High. Here are four takeaways for the games that ended before Saturday afternoon.

North Edgecombe finds its footing

Three weeks into the…

More postponements: Weather pushes prep football back again

October 11, 2018

Another week, another Friday without football.

The majority of prep football games across the Twin Counties scheduled for Friday have been postponed after damaging winds from Hurricane Michael knocked out power across the area on Thursday night.

Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools will be closed Friday,…

Tarboro, Southern Nash headline newest AP prep poll

October 09, 2018

This week’s Associated Press state high school football poll for the week of October 9 was released on Tuesday, with two local teams representing Nash and Edgecombe counties. Tarboro, now a winner in 21 consecutive games, remains at No. 1 in 1-A, while Southern Nash, which defeated Wilson…