May 21, 2014 RSS feed / Sports

Tatum to play volleyball at UNC-Wilmington

Tatum to become Roxboro Community School’s first Division-I athlete

WILMINGTON — Former Roxboro Community School standout Molly Tatum and two others will be joining the volleyball team at the University of North Carolina-Wilmington in the fall.  More...

Mobil 1 NASCAR Late Model Twin 75 racing program slated Saturday at South Boston Speedway

SOUTH BOSTON, VA. — South Boston Speedway will kick off the Memorial Day Weekend Saturday night, May 24 with the running of the Mobil 1 NASCAR Late Model Twin 75 racing program.  More...

Small (and young), but mighty

Rocket sprinter competes in state meet in the 100-meter dash, only freshman to qualify

Dontavian Smith thought he was kind of fast, but he got that definitive proof in his first-ever track meet.  As a sixth-grader, while racing in the 200-meter dash has as a member of the Southern Middle School team, he blew away the competition s More...

Panthers rout Raiders, 8-0

The Southern Middle School soccer team got off to a great start and never looked back in its 8-0 rout of cross-county rival Northern last week.  Hannah Benjamin led the Panthers with a hat trick.  Benjamin also assisted on a goal to go alon More...

Oliver earns honor

Roxboro Community School soccer player Maranda Oliver is this week’s winner of the Bowes’ Collision Center’s Athlete of the Week award.  More...

Smith earns honor

Person High School track athlete Dontavian Smith is this week’s winner of the Grissom and Holloman Athlete of the Week award.  Smith qualified for the NCHSAA 4-A state championship meet by finishing third at regionals.  He may pick up More...

ENO SENIOR GOLF

South Granville Golf Course Creedmoor May 19 1st Flight Low Gross Young Mitchell Rougemont 75 1st Flight Low Net Jack Blalock Roxboro 70 More...

Person athletic awards banquet set for next Tuesday

The Rocket Club will be holding its annual athletic awards banquet for Person High School athletes Tuesday, May 27.  The event will be held at the Person High School cafeteria and will included a catered dinner. More...

Bowling Champions

The Roxboro Lions Club recently held its annual bowling tournament at Palace Pointe. The event was held Saturday, April 26. More...

Rock Hoops Camp set for June 16-20

The Person High School basketball team will be holding its Rock Hoops Camp June 16-20 at Person High School.  The camp will take place from 8:30-11:30 a.m. More...

Rangers start Optimist season with wins

The Optimist League baseball season got cranking this weekend with back-to-back doubleheaders Saturday and Sunday.  The Roxboro Rangers opened the season with a pair of victories.  Teams will take Memorial Day weekend off and return to act More...

Denny looking to extend points’ lead in Late Model division

Racing resumes at Orange County Speedway Saturday night after almost a month off.  The track will be holding its Military Appreciation Night Saturday, with seven divisions scheduled to compete.  More...