February 5, 2014 RSS feed / Sports

Person opts out of team wrestling playoffs after earning wildcard bid

PHS finishes season with win against Hillside

The Person High School wrestling team wrapped up its regular season with a 60-21 victory against Hillside Friday at Northern Durham High School.  The match was originally scheduled for Wednesday but was pushed back to Friday because of weather a More...

Rockets go 1-2 in killer four day stretch

Ricky Council goes for 36 to lead Northern Durham to resounding victory Saturday against Person

Former Person High School boys’ basketball coach Ronnie Russell came home Saturday and he brought one heck of a squad with him.  More...

Effort and energy lift Person to huge win in back-and-forth game at Jordan Tuesday

DURHAM — After two uninspired, flat efforts in three days, it seemed only natural that the Person High School boys’ basketball team would play in a similar fashion Tuesday at Jordan with no practice time in between games.  Not so fas More...

Person falls to Hornets, Falcons in conference matchups

DURHAM — It took the Person High School girls’ basketball team less than seven minutes to score more points than it had in its last two trips to Hillside.  But after that great start it was all Hillside as the Hornets cruised to a 10 More...

Big second-quarter carries Hillside past PHS

Rockets’ late rally falls short in 71-63 loss

DURHAM — The Hillside High School boys’ basketball team got a big first-half lead behind a smothering defensive effort and withstood a rally to knock off Person 71-63 Monday in Durham.  The game was originally scheduled for last Tues More...

RCS heads into showdown with Voyager Academy on four-game winning streak

The Roxboro Community School boys’ basketball took care of business in its last two games to set up a huge showdown Wednesday night.  The Bulldogs knocked off Raleigh Charter 61-55 Saturday at home and hammered Woods Charter 67-35 Monday o More...

Bradsher earns honor

Roxboro Community School girls’ basketball player Kennedy Bradsher is this week’s winner of the Bowes’ Collision Center’s Athlete of the Week award.  Bradsher has evolved into a key reserve on the Bulldogs’ team and More...

Bulldogs edge Phoenix, rout Woods with only five players

The already shorthanded Roxboro Community School girls’ basketball team won its last two games, including one with an even more depleted bench.  The Bulldogs outlasted Raleigh Charter 55-48 Saturday in overtime at home and followed that wi More...

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Middle school Bulldog boys end season in tournament semifinals

The Roxboro Community School middle school boys’ basketball team had its season come to a close in its conference tournament.  The Bulldogs fell to Voyager Academy 52-33 Monday in the tournament semifinals in Durham.  RCS stayed clo More...

Volleyball Champions

The Dove 16U club volleyball team, featuring several players from Person County, won the Carolina Regioinal tournament in Greensboro in late January. The team won all five matches during the tournament. More...

Raiders' JV Hoops

Members of the Northern JV boys’ basketball team include: front row (left-to-right) Garrett Wrenn, Nathan Phillips, Gavin Wrenn, Luke Clayton, Torry Reid, Treyshon Woods. More...