January 4, 2017 RSS feed / Sports

Top sports stories of 2016

1. Dontavian Smith wins state   Dontavian Smith accomplished something that no other male Person High School track athlete has done in 20 years — win a state championship. More...

Person falls to Gibbons after last-minute collapse

With a shade under a minute to play, the Person boys’ basketball team was nursing a seemingly comfortable lead and appeared to be on the verge of picking up its first PAC-6 victory of the season.  In a span of 15 seconds, it all terribly w More...

Bradford bomb

Late three caps off Rockets’ rally past Cardinal Gibbons, 45-44

The Cardinal Gibbons girls basketball team cracked the metaphorical door open just a little bit in the late moments of the fourth quarter. More...

Bulldog boys look to stay in the NCAC hunt when they host RMA tonight

The Roxboro Community School boys’ basketball team returns home after a busy holiday season tonight when it faces River Mill Academy in a key North Central Athletic Conference matchup.  Game time is set for 7:30 p.m., following the girls g More...

RCS hopes to continue conference dominance against Jaguars

The Roxboro Community School girls’ basketball team will look to do what it’s done for most of the past three season today — win a North Central Athletic Conference game.  But the Bulldogs will be hosting a team with an undefea More...

PHS hosts Gibbons in huge PAC-6 showdown tonight

The Person High School wrestling team will jump into the new year with a huge PAC-6 match tonight against Cardinal Gibbons.  The match is scheduled to start at 6 p.m. at Rocket Gym. More...

Brown named Athlete of the Week

Person High School boys basketball player Cam Brown is this week’s winner of the Grissom & Holloman PC Attorneys at Law Athlete of the Week award.  Brown had strong games off the bench for the Rockets during the Gazette Virginian Holid More...

Blalock named Athlete of the Week

Roxboro Community School boys basketball player Spencer Blalock is this week’s winner of the Bowes Collision Center Athlete of the Week award.  Blalock played well in the Bulldogs’ games at East Columbus including a 12-point outing a More...

South Boston Speedway drivers have high hopes as 2017 arrives

SOUTH BOSTON, Va. (Dec. 28, 2016) – Whether it be resolutions, wishes or hopes, South Boston Speedway competitors and staff are thinking positive thoughts as 2017 looms large in the windshield and 2016 fades in the rear-view mirror.  More...

HOOPS CHAMPIONS

Extreme was the 2016 regular season and tournament champions in the Adult Men’s Basketball League in the Person County Recreation, Arts and Parks Department. More...

Youth volleyball registration underway

The Person County Recreation, Arts, and Parks Department is holding individual registration for its Youth Volleyball Leagues for ages 8-17 through March 1.  Participants must be 8-years old and cannot be 18-years old on or before Jan. More...

JV BULLDOG

The Roxboro Community School JV boys’ basketball team finished second in the Bank of the Ozarks Christmas Tournament in Asheboro last week. More...