February 8, 2017 RSS feed / Sports

PHS girls’ fourth-quarter rally falls short against Riverside

The Person High School girls’ basketball team nearly pulled off a miraculous fourth-quarter comeback despite having two of its best players sitting in the stands.  But Riverside did just enough in the final minutes to escape Roxboro with a More...

Pirates hold off Rockets

The Person High School boys’ basketball team put a big-time scare in Riverside after falling behind early, but couldn’t quite get all the way back in its 77-64 loss Tuesday.  The game was the home finale for the Rockets, and they wil More...

Bulldogs clinch third consecutive NCAC title

The Roxboro Community School girls’ basketball team locked up its third consecutive North Central Athletic Conference championship with a 64-29 rout of Raleigh Charter Tuesday at home.  More...

Raleigh Charter edges RCS boys, 50-48

The Roxboro Community School boys’ basketball team came up just a little short in its 50-48 loss to Raleigh Charter Tuesday at home.  The Bulldogs led by two to start the fourth quarter but Raleigh Charter pulled ahead by seven in the wani More...

Person matmen begin individual regionals Friday in Greensboro

The Person High School wrestling team will compete in the 4-A Midwest individual regionals beginning Friday at Southwest Guilford High School.  The two-day regionals begin Friday at 5:30 p.m. More...

Williams named Athlete of the Week

Person High School boys basketball player Kavon Williams is this week’s winner of the Grissom & Holloman PC Attorneys at Law Athlete of the Week award.  Williams scored 22 points against Northern Durham, including hitting three consecu More...

BULLDOG 1K

Roxboro Community School girls’ basketball player Mya Johnson was presented with a basket commemorating her scoring 1,000 points for a career. More...

JV Bulldogs rout pound East Wake Academy, 66-44

The Roxboro Community School JV boys’ basketball team got off to a blistering start and rolled to a 66-44 rout of East Wake Academy Friday at home.  The Bulldogs took a 21- 10 first-quarter lead and were up 16 at the half. More...

Youth volleyball registration continues

The Person County Recreation, Arts, and Parks Department is holding individual registration for its Youth Volleyball Leagues through March 1.  Potential players must by 8-years-old and cannot by 18-years-old on or before Jan. 1, 2017.  More...

Clayton named Athlete of the Week

Roxboro Community School boys basketball player Te’Shon Clayton is this week’s winner of the Bowes Collision Center Athlete of the Week award.  Clayton scored 22 points in the Bulldogs’ game last week at River Mill Academy.&nbs More...

Raiders claim division title, edge Stanford in regular season finale

The Northern Middle School boys’ basketball team earned a spot in the OPAC title game with a 29-26 win against Stanford last week.  The Raiders, the champions of the OPAC’s Northern division, faced Southern winner McDougle Tuesday on More...