RED OAK -- Kylar Wiggins' excellence as a student-athlete is well-known in Nash County -- but now the rest of the state has learned about the Northern Nash High School senior. Wiggins, who starred in several sports at NNHS, was one of 16 students selected to receive the prestigious Willie Bradshaw Memorial Endowed Scholarship for the 2019-20 school year by the North Carolina High School Athletic Association.
ROCKY MOUNT -- There has been nothing normal about high school athletics since mid-March, but that was the goal Kyle Bain was hoping to attain with the announcement of postseason awards at Nash Central High School. Bain, who serves as Nash Central's Athletic Director, wasn't sure if the school should hand out the prestigious awards for the 2019-20 season, which was suspended in mid-March and ultimately cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns.
ROCKY MOUNT -- Smallest athlete, biggest heart. That's the way Sy'Mone Bulluck will be remembered at Nash Central High School after her exceptional four-year career as a member of the Lady Bulldogs' track and field squad. Bulluck stood at only 5-foot-1, but used determination and desire to overcome her height disadvantage.
ROCKY MOUNT -- Coaches might be best known as teachers, but they are also in a constant position to learn. Such was the philosophy of Nash Central Athletic Director Kyle Bain when he encouraged his coaching staff to become involved in courses offered by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS).