Nash Central falls in overtime to Northern Guilford

Nash Central had been underdogs all season. Few people gave the Bulldogs a chance to win the Big East title – which they did with a 9-1 record.

  • Firebirds' run ends at Eastern Alamance

    MEBANE – As a four-year varsity player for Eastern Alamance’s boys’ basketball team, Jacob Mann knew a run was coming from Southern Nash on Saturday night. “I always get a little nervous, especially when we’re up like that (by 17 at halftime), because against a team where they know it might be their last game, they’re going to do everything they can,” Mann said. “We knew they had a run in them, we just had to answer it long enough to where we could pull away.” Mann basically became the singular answer to Southern Nash’s run, scoring the Eagles’ first 14 points of the second half and helping Eastern Alamance to a 76-50 victory in the third round of the NCHSAA 3-A state playoffs.

  • Nash Central eases past Erwin Triton

    Terri Cash had plenty of reasons to smile Thursday night.

  • Southern Nash moves on to third round for first time since 1998

    BAILEY – Senior Damien Bryant scored a game-high 14 points to lead Southern Nash to a 59-44 victory over Eastern Wayne and lead the Firebirds to the third round for the first time since 1998.

  • STORYLINES: Five teams remain after wild first round

    Everyone is still trying to catch their breath after an exciting first round on Tuesday.

  • Rocky Mount High girls advance with ease; boys fall in final minute

    In one sense, this year's Rocky Mount High team was relieved to not become the first Mike Gainey-coached group to miss the state playoffs, and that was evident by the way the Gryphons started Tuesday's game in the first round of the NCHSAA 3-A state playoffs, falling behind 12-2 in the opening minutes.