February 15, 2017 RSS feed / Sports

Person girls stun Crusaders in PAC-6 tourney, face Jordan tonight in semifinals

PHS avenges 35-point loss at Cardinal Gibbons

Twelve days ago, the Person High School girls’ basketball team limped out of Raleigh after a 35-point rout at Cardinal Gibbons. More...

Phoenix down Bulldog boys in tourney opener

The Roxboro Community School boys’ basketball team fell behind early and could never recover in its 66-33 loss to Raleigh Charter Monday in the opening round of the North Central Athletic Conference tournament.  Raleigh Charter will face N More...

NATIONALS BOUND

Person’s state champion sprinter headed to New York to run against the best in the country

Person sprinter Dontavian Smith wasn’t even sure he wanted to run during the indoor season.  He practically had to get talked into it by his AAU coach — and it’s a good thing he listened.  Last year’s 4-A NCHSAA stat More...

RCS girls advance to NCAC semifinals with forfeit win, face Patriots tonight

BULLDOG GIRLS BASKETBALL

The Roxboro Community School girls’ basketball team advanced to the semifinals of the North Central Athletic Conference Tournament when Woods Charter opted to forfeit the quarterfinal game. More...

Person’s Jimenez earns trip to state tournament

ROCKET WRESTLING

For the first time in three years, the Person High School wrestling team will be represented on the state’s biggest stage.  Sophomore Nick Jimenez qualified for the North Carolina High School Athletic Association’s 4-A Individual Sta More...

Local wrestlers claim conference titles in OPAC Tournament

MIDDLE SCHOOL WRESTLING

Two local middle schools had strong showings at this weekend’s OPAC wrestling tournament.  The Southern wrestling team finished second overall for the third consecutive year and had three conference champions.  Stanford claimed the te More...

RECREATION NEWS

INDIVIDUAL SIGNUPS CONTINUE FOR PERSON COUNTY LITTLE LEAGUE   The Person County Recreation, Arts, and Parks Department and Person County Little League is having individual registration through Feb. 15.  More...

Getting started

Person High School baseball, softball, track and soccer athletes were hard at work Monday during the first official day of spring practice.   More...

Jimenez named Athlete of the Week

Person High School wrestler Nick Jimenez is this week’s winner of the Grissom & Holloman PC Attorneys at Law Athlete of the Week award.  Jimenez qualified for the state individual finals at 152 pounds.  He may pick up his award at More...

Johnson named Athlete of the Week

Roxboro Community School girls basketball player Mya Johnson is this week’s winner of the Bowes Collision Center Athlete of the Week award.  Johnson had big performances in wins last week.  She may pick up her award at R&S Sportin More...

RETIRED BULLDOG

Former Roxboro Community School boys’ basketball player Christian Ingram had his number retired by the school during Friday’s regular season finale. More...