February 3, 2018 RSS feed / Sports

A big step forward

Rockets put themselves in position to make the playoffs after victories this week

Nine days ago, the Person High School boys’ basketball team struggled to find an answer for McMichael’s hot shooting in a 61- 49 road loss.  There would be no repeat in the sequel.  The Rockets’ defense, tempo, shooting, e More...

Person girls win two of three in busy week

The Person High School girls’ basketball team gave the reigning 3A state champions one of their toughest game in conference play, but still came up a bit short.  Northern Guilford got a monster performance from 6-foot-6 senior Elissa Cunan More...

The ‘dunk of the year’ that went viral

It all started with a pass — and then another one.  The Morehead boys basketball team was trailing in the second half at Person, just made the second of two free throws and put on its full court pressure defense.  After Cam Brown took More...

State faces shortage of officials

They don’t make the headlines, their names are not in the box scores and they don’t make the allstar teams, but perhaps the most important individuals in high school sports are the contest officials.  More...

Youth volleyball league registration continues

The Person County Recreation, Arts and Parks Department is holding individual registration for its youth volleyball leagues through Feb. 28.  Participants must be 8-years-old and cannot be 18-years-old on or before Jan. More...

Women’s spring volleyball signups underway

The Person County Recreation, Arts and Parks Department will have team registration for its spring women’s volleyball league through March 7.. A mandatory coaches’ meeting will be held March 7 at 6 p.m. More...

Couch to 5K running program set for Feburary

The Person County Recreation, Arts and Parks Department will be offering the Couch to 5K running program beginning in February.  This program is designed for new runners, beginning with walking and progressing through jogging and then on to run More...

Bass tournaments set for this spring at Mayo Park

The Person County Recreation, Arts and Parks Department is hosting open bass tournaments this spring at Mayo Lake.  The tournaments will take place March 10, April 14, May 12 and June 9.  The entry fees will be $75 with a $10 prize for bigg More...

THIS WEEK'S SPORTS SLATE

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BOWLING SUMMARY

PERSON COUNTY BOWLING LEAGUE Powered by FitzLaw Week 23 Standings Team W L Jacovitch Construction 42 14 New Comers 40 16 Cole’s Pharmacy 38 18 More...