LET THE GAMES BEGIN
MAN WITH THE PLAN. Southern Nash’s John Matthews will serve as the head coach for the Northeast Team at the Powerade North Carolina Soccer State Games, which will be held later this month near Charlotte.
STANHOPE -- John Matthews enjoyed his State Games experience so much last year that is he upgrading his level of participation in 2013.
Matthews, Southern Nash’s boys and girls soccer coach, was an assistant to the girls squad last summer at the annual North Carolina Powerad State Games. More ...
GEOFF NEVILLE, Graphic Sportswriter
Central Seniors Bid Farewell
SUPER SENIORS AT NCHS. (L to R) Rachel Pearce, Nathaniel Pittman and Randi Price enjoyed tremendous athletic careers at Nash Central High School.
ROCKY MOUNT -- By anyone’s estimation, this is one of the best senior classes in the history of Nash Central High School -- and a long list of accolades back up that assessment.
Members of Nash Central’s Class of 2013 walked down the aisle last Saturday during graduation ceremonies at the NCHS Gymnasium. More ...
GEOFF NEVILLE, Graphic Sportswriter
|Bulls will host pair of camps|
DURHAM -- The Durham Bulls will host Summer Baseball Camps on July 10-12 and August 7-9 at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park.
The event is open to ages 7-14. Campers will receive instruction from Bulls’ players and coaches.
Cost is $150 per child, which includes lunch and a T-shirt. More ...
|Warren In The Hall|
MURFREESBORO -- Two former athletes with Nash County ties recently earned induction into the Chowan University Athletics Hall of Fame.
The event was held Nov. 3 on the CU campus in Northampton County. Athletes were introduced at halftime of the Hawks’ football game, and a banquet was held later that night. More ...
|Mudcats tabbed for team|
ZEBULON -- The Carolina League has announced the All-Star roster for the upcoming 2013 showdown with the California League in San Jose, Calif.
Four players, including a pair of the Cleveland Indians’ first round draft picks, will represent the Carolina Mudcats in the annual mid-summer classic. More ...
|SN’s Perry earns Whitley Award|
STANHOPE -- Southern Nash Middle School’s Casey Perry has been honored as the Dudley Whitley Nash County Coach of the Year for the 2012-13 season.
The award was presented by Whitley’s family, was presented to Casey Perry on June 4 at the SNMS Awards Banquet. More ...
|NASH CO. REC REPORT|
NASH COUNTY -- Here are updated results from the Nash County Parks and Recreation Department’s Spring Youth Sports Season: More ...
|Co. Line hosts big event|
ELM CITY -- County Line Raceway celebrated the beginning of the summer with its annual Kids Night last weekend.
Kids were able to take rides on race cars with their favorite drivers as Roary and the Kids Konnection were on hand to help them get on the racecars as well as having a Junior flagman and Kids Konnection members riding in the pace truck. More ...
|Avent, Pack advance to CWS|
RALEIGH -- North Carolina State University advanced to its first College World Series since 1968 by winning the longest super regional game in history, 5-4, in 17 innings over Rice on Sunday at Doak Field at Dail Park.
NC State is coached by Nash County native Elliott Avent. More ...
|Pelicans sweep the Mudcats|
ZEBULON -- The Myrtle Beach Pelicans earned a three-game sweep of the Carolina Mudcats after scoring four runs in the sixth inning of a 6-4 win on Sunday afternoon at Five County Stadium in a Class A Carolina League baseball game.
Myrtle Beach (33-28) won their eighth in a row over Carolina (20-42). The loss was the Mudcats’ season-long sixth in a row. More ...
Southern Nash’s Ben Liles (right) helped the Firebirds reach the Elite Eight of the Class 3-A Boys Soccer State Playoffs last fall. Along the way, he invented a new dance craze with his ‘Firebird’ goal-scoring celebration. Liles will take part in the upcoming State Games. More ...