August 27, 2016 RSS feed / Sports

Rockets move to 5-0 with sweep of Bulldogs

The Roxboro Community School volleyball team was not even close to the same group that looked a little overwhelmed playing against its rival from a couple of miles up the road in the opening night of its new gym.  More...

Rockets survive scare

Central scores twice in the fourth quarter, Person needs late defensive stand to hang on

The Person High School football team piled up nearly 300 yards rushing, held Granville Central to minus 21 yards total offense in the third quarter — and still needed a stop in the final minute to secure the win. More...

Red Wolves blank Person netters

The Person High School tennis team fell to Cedar Ridge 9-0 in non-conference action Thursday at home.  The Rockets record slipped to 1-4 on the young season before yesterday’s home match against Bartlett Yancey. More...

Crunch time for national title contender

SOUTH BOSTON, Va. — It’s crunch time for Matt Bowling.  The young Ridgeway driver who calls South Boston Speedway his racing home has led the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series national points race all year. More...

Person rallies past RCS in season opener

The Person High School boys’ soccer team split a pair of matches to start the season.  The Rockets rallied to knock off Roxboro Community   School 3-2 Monday on the road and fell to Granville Central 3-0 at home Wednesday.  The B More...

Bulldogs sweep PHS in season opener

The Roxboro Community School boys’ cross country team won by the narrowest of margins — three seconds to be exact.  The Bulldogs edged Person 27-28 Thursday at Mayo Park in the season opener for both teams.  More...

THIS WEEK'S SPORTS SLATE

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BOWLING SUMMARY

THURSDAY NIGHT MIXED LEAGUE Week 1 Standings Team W L Ballbusters 7 0 CNN 5 2 Pick Up Artists 5 2 I Don’t Know 5 2 Causing Trouble 2 5 Jackie’s Jokers 2 5 Ball Strikers 2 5   More...