August 19, 2015 RSS feed / Sports

Person football opens season at 3-A power Orange

After a summer of conditioning, 7-on-7s, practices in the heat, the Person High School football team will finally open its regular season Friday night.  But the Rockets will certainly not be easing into the season as they travels to 3-A power Or More...

Smaller ‘Dogs wallop Rockets

The Roxboro Community School volleyball team was player-for-player smaller than their foes from just a couple of miles down the road.  The Bulldogs are a far less experienced team and should be just beginning the process of finding itself after More...

Relax, it’s just the opening night

I think I may have been one of those who underestimated the Roxboro Community School volleyball team — but I don’t think I was alone.  I’m a believer in the theory that the most talented team wins in sports 85-90 percent of the More...

Regular divisions compete Saturday at OCS

Racing action resumes Saturday night at Orange County Speedway after a week off when the regular divisions at the Rougemont track resume to action.  The Late Model Stock, Limited Sportsman, Pure Stocks, Street Stocks and Super Mini Trucks headli More...

Smith takes checkered in PASS SLM 150

Bowling, McCarty claim Late Model twin 75-lappers

Zane Smith had the horsepower when he needed to avoid a crash between contenders Stephen Nasse and Brandon Setzer with the laps winding down and won the Pro All-Star Series (PASS) 150 at South Boston Speedway on Saturday.  More...

CHEERING FOR THE BULLDOGS

Members of the Roxboro Community School middle school volleyball team include: front row (left-to-right) Katie Waldo, Alexis Vernon, Anniston Stovall, Katie Carver, Cheyenne Johnson. More...

ENO SENIORS GOLF

Indian Valley Golf Course Burlington April 23 1st Flight Low Gross Mike Rimmer Timberlake 69 1st Flight Low Net Doug Stevens Roxboro 65 Darrell Long Roxboro 67 More...

Rockets blast Orange in season opener

The Person High School girls’ tennis team opened its regular season with a resounding 9-0 victory against Orange Monday at home.  The match was played using eight-game pro sets due to the heat.  More...

STARTING THEM EARLY

More than 80 kids enjoyed a morning on the gridiron at the Rocket Youth Football camp. Rocket football coaches and players served as instructors during the free camp.   More...