February 22, 2017 RSS feed / Sports

Cruising right along

RCS girls rout Gates County in first-round, 67-24, will host Rosewood Thursday

About midway through the first quarter, Roxboro Community School girls’ basketball coach Brian Cousin was frustrated after a couple of sloppy possessions and called a timeout.  They were up, but it wasn’t exactly the most satisfying More...

Rocket girls’ hoops fall at undefeated Southeast Raleigh

The Person High School girls’ basketball team had its season come to an end Tuesday with a 76-26 loss at Southeast Raleigh in the first round of the 4-A state playoffs.  The Rockets finished the year 12-14 and advanced to the playoffs for More...

Person’s Jimenez ends season at state wrestling tournament

Person wrestler Nick Jimenez was the last Rocket standing and has his season end at the North Carolina High School Athletic Association 4-A Individual State Wrestling Championships last week in Greensboro.  More...

Trojans down Bulldogs in first round of playoffs, end season at 11-16

The Roxboro Community School boys’ basketball had its season come to an end with an 82-40 loss at Southeast Halifax in the opening round of the 1-A state playoffs. More...

Myers in happy place with racing career back on track at South Boston Speedway

SOUTH BOSTON, Va. — Billy Myers may be the happiest man in racing.  He’s doing what he loves. He’s surrounded by family. More...

Marner named Athlete of the Week

Person High School girls basketball player Nydriya Marner is this week’s winner of the Grissom & Holloman PC Attorneys at Law Athlete of the Week award.  Marner scored 25 points in the Rockets PAC- 6 tournament win at Cardinal Gibbons More...

Foreman named Athlete of the Week

Roxboro Community School girls basketball player Emiley Foreman is this week’s winner of the Bowes Collision Center Athlete of the Week award.  Foreman had strong performances in NCAC tournament games last week. More...

Recreation youth volleyball signups continues through March

The Person County Recreation, Arts, and Parks Department is holding individual registration for its Youth Volleyball Leagues through March 1.  Potential players must by 8-years-old and cannot by 18-years-old on or before Jan. 1, 2017.  More...

TAKING SOME EARLY CUTS

The Roxboro Community School baseball welcomed 2-A state finalist South Granville Tuesday for a preseason scrimmage. The Bulldogs will host Person and Oxford Prep in a scrimmage Saturday before opening the regular season March 1 against Webb.   More...

PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Roxboro Community School girls’ basketball player Elana Ingram was named the North Central Athletic Conference Player of the Year after the league’s tournament championship game Friday at River Mill Academy. More...

VIR to host annual open house and charity laps for Victory Junction

Virginia International Raceway is hosting its annual Open House and Charity Laps to benefit Victory Junction, a camp for children with serious medical conditions, Friday, March 3. More...