December 6, 2017 RSS feed / Sports

PHS holds off Comets

Person High School Head Varsity Boys Basketball Coach Charles Dacus has a pretty simple formula for winning basketball games - play good defense, rebound and make free throws.  The Rockets did those things well, especially when it came to sinkin More...

Rocket matmen fare well in Jim King Orange Invitational

Three Person wrestlers earn top-five finishes in deep field

The Person High School wrestling team finished 10th overall in the Jim King Invitational this weekend at Orange High School.   The Rockets amassed 94 points in the 22-team field that was won by reigning 3A state champion Orange (259). More...

Bulldog boys and girls knock off Firebirds

The Roxboro Community School girls’ basketball team coasted to a 71-27 victory against Falls Lake Academy Friday at home. More...

RCS Middle School girls win twice last week

The Roxboro Community School middle school girls’ basketball team picked up a couple of victories last week. The Bulldogs defeated Maureen Joy, 46-34 Tuesday and followed with a 38-20 win against Southern Thursday.  More...

Third-quarter surge lifts Person past Comet girls

The Halifax County girls’ basketball team dominated the first half to the point that even a weird sequence that cost it a late basket didn’t really feel like that big of a deal.  And then the second half happened.  The Comets sa More...

Ingram named Athlete of the Week

Roxboro Community School girls basketball player Elana Ingram is this week’s winner of the Bowes Collision Center Athlete of the Week award.  Ingram is averaging more than 30 points and nearly nine steals per game this season.  She ma More...

GRIDIRON CHAMPS

The Mite Rockets were the regular season and tournament champions in the Person County Recreation, Arts and Parks Department’s Mite Football league   More...

Betts named Athlete of the Week

Person High School girls basketball player Jakayla Betts is this week’s winner of the Grissom & Holloman PC Attorneys at Law Athlete of the Week award.  Betts poured in 13 points in the Rockets’ win against Halifax Friday.  More...