July 13, 2018

The 8-man football scene is frenetic, high-scoring and wide-open. The defense, with three less men to cover the same amount of field, can sometimes be modest; reigning champion Rocky Mount Academy won its state title this past fall by a 66-60 overtime score.

The defense in the FBS’s…

Northern Nash's Liggins inks NLI

July 12, 2018

It all came together a little bit late for Da’Shawn Liggins, but a senior year of hard work finally paid off for the new Northern Nash graduate, who signed his letter of intent to play college football on Thursday outside of the Knights’ gym.

Liggins, a wide receiver who plans to play…

After decommitting from Duke, Knight chooses N.C. State

July 09, 2018

Zonovan Knight, Southern Nash’s star running back, is headed to Raleigh. 

The rising senior, who decommitted from Duke earlier this season, announced on Twitter on Monday afternoon that he will be joining N.C. State for the 2019 season. 


I’m staying home‼️ #1pack1goal…

Shyheim Battle talks recent trips, announcement plans

June 27, 2018

The craziness has continued for Rocky Mount High’s Shyheim Battle. Since his junior football season ended in late-2017, he’s been riding a linear line of football recruiting that’s taken him on official visits to several schools in a handful of states.

The cornerback and rising…