Bulldogs claim Veterans Day title

Ingram goes for 20 points, 25 rebounds in championship game

After the graduation of three key seniors, this was supposed to be the season where the Roxboro Community School girls’ basketball team came back to the pack.  So far, that’s just not the case.  The Bulldogs are off to a 4-0 sta More...

Rockets prepare to blastoff into new season

The Person High School basketball teams will start their seasons a little later than originally planned, but it won’t keep them from giving everyone a little sneek peek.  More...

RCS splits games at tournament

Brian Cousin will be doing double duty for next few months.  Not only will be leading the Roxboro Community School girls’ basketball team, he’ll also be coacing the boys this season.  More...

Five Burning Questions get answered — Part 2

In this year’s edition of the Fall Sports Preview, we did two separate versions of Five Burning Questions.  Not that we’ve turned the page on fall sports, we’ll answer those questions.   More...

BOWLING SUMMARY

THURSDAY NIGHT MIXED LEAGUE Week 12 Standings Team W L Causing Trouble 52 32 Jackie’s Jokers 47 37 Pick Up Artists 42 42 I Don’t Know 40 44 Ball Strikers 39 45 Ballbusters 32 52 More...

Leonard inches closer to locking up title

First-time participant Heather “Be sure to spell the name correctly on the trophy” Leonard holds a commanding lead after yet another strong week in the C-T’s college football contest.  Leonard had the best record of the week at More...

Brown wins weekly college football contest

Hurdle Mills’ Dale Brown is this week’s winner of the C-T’s Football Contest.  Brown was the only entrant to correctly predict the winners in 15 of the 16 games.  Brown may pick up his $50 Chamber Bucks first prize at Blak More...

Five Burning Questions get answered — Part 1

In this year’s edition of the Fall Sports Preview, we did two separate versions of Five Burning Questions.  Not that we’ve turned the page on fall sports, we’ll answer those questions.   More...

Signing Day in Person County

Five local athletes put pen to paper on the first day of the early period

Five Person County athletes signed on the dotted line Wednesday and determined their collegiate future.  The day began shortly after 8 a.m. More...

Ingram reaches 2,000 points for her career in season-opening wins

The Roxboro Community School girls’ basketball team opened its season with a pair of wins and a landmark milestone for the most decorated players in the program’s young history.  More...

BOWLING SUMMARY

WALKERS BOOKKEEPING NO-TAP LEAGUE Week 12 Standings Team W L Country Boys 33 15 Booyahs 27 21 No-Tappers 27 21 Back Strokes 26 22 Alley-Oops 24 24 King Pins 24 24 More...

Bulldogs fall in state finals

Community School of Davidson downs RCS in three to claim second consecutive 1A title

RALEIGH — The best volleyball season in the history of Roxboro Community School didn’t get the storybook ending.  The Community School of Davidson saw to that as it claimed its second consecutive 1A state title, defeating RCS 3-0 (25 More...

The last day doesn’t define the season for the Bulldogs

THE BLIZZARD

It was one of those times where the ending didn’t define the story. More...

Long named Athlete of the Week

Roxboro Community School volleyball player Kenley Long is this week’s winner of the Bowes Collision Center Athlete of the Week award.  Long had seven kills in the Bulldogs’ state championship match against the Community School of Dav More...

Weaver wins weekly college football contest

Larry Weaver is this week’s winner of The Courier Times college football contest.  Weaver had a solid 12-4 record despite a week full of upsets.  More...

Snow sinks near the bottom in contest

The only former champion in the C-T’s college football contest had one of the worst weeks ever.  Sports editor Kelly “Mulligan, I need a mulligan now” Snow had an abysmal 5-12 week and fell like a rock to fifth-place in the sea More...

VOLLEYBALL WINNERS

ECCO Propane was the tournament runner-up in the Person County Recreation, Arts and Parks women’s volleyball league.   More...

ENO SENIOR GOLF

Roxboro Country Club Roxboro Nov. 6 1st Flight Low Gross Young Mitchell 68 1st Flight Low Net Edwin Long 67 More...

CHAMPIONSHIP SATURDAY

The Roxboro Community School volleyball team celebrate after defeating Falls Lake Academy in the 1A East regional finals. More...

Bulldogs go hunting for first-ever state title today against defending champion Community School of Davidson

There was a plan that was put into place months ago. The Roxboro Community School volleyball team attended preseason team camp at N.C. State University. More...

Kimbrough to end her coaching time at Roxboro Community School where she played her final high school match

Roxboro Community School volleyball coach Meagan Kimbrough is more than a little bit familiar with the surroundings of Reynolds Coliseum.  More...

Rockets’ volleyball run ends in regional finals

Before Person High School volleyball player Tamia Lipscomb even got the ball before preparing to serve, the majority of the boisterous crowd in Rocket Gym put their pointer fingers in the air.  They were signaling how many more points the Rocket More...

Rockets end season with loss at NE Guilford

The Person High School football team had its season come to an end with a 41-3 loss to Northeast Guilford Friday on the road.  The Rockets finished the season 2-9 and dropped their final six games of the season. More...

JV Rockets rout NE Guilford in finale

The Person High School JV football team racked up 326 yards of total offense and cruised to a 37-6 rout of Northeast Guilford in Thursday’s season finale.  The Rockets finished the season 4-5.  Person wasted little time getting going More...

VOLLEYBALL CHAMPS

Olive Hill Welding were the regular season and tournament champions in the Person County Recreation, Arts and Parks women’s volleyball league.   More...

BOWLING SUMMARY

PERSON COUNTY BOWLING LEAGUE Powered by FitzLaw Week 11 Standings Team W L Regan & Son Heating/Air 20 4 S&S Rock Services 20 4 More...

Volleytown goes to Reynolds

For two years, the Roxboro Community School volleyball team has been close — agonizingly close to moving that bus to that final stop.  The Bulldogs are close no more.  RCS finished off its run through the East region in style, sweepin More...

Person routs Cleveland for spot in Regional title match

Person High School senior volleyball player Tamia Lipscomb found herself a victim.  When she stepped behind the service line, she kept drilling serve after serve at the same Cleveland player and after countless mishits, chased her off the court. More...

RCS powers past Louisburg

For the first time during the playoffs, the Roxboro Community School volleyball team was facing real trouble.  The Bulldogs split the first two sets with a Louisburg team brimming with confidence and were clinging to a 23-22 lead in the third se More...

PCRAPD to offer youth hoops leagues

Thursday, Nov. 2 is the last day to register for fall and winter youth basketball league through the Person County Recreation, Arts and Parks Department. The registration deadlines are 5 p.m. More...

Person travels to NE Guilford for regular season finale

The Person High School football team’s first run through 3A will come to an end Friday when it travels to Northeast Guilford.  Game time is set for 7:30 p.m.  More...

Bowman named Athlete of the Week

Person High School volleyball player Avery Bowman is this week’s winner of the Grissom & Holloman PC Attorneys at Law Athlete of the Week award.  Bowman had big performances in the Rockets playoff wins last week. More...

McKenzie named Athlete of the Week

Roxboro Community School cross country runner Karson McKenzie is this week’s winner of the Bowes Collision Center Athlete of the Week award.  McKenzie was an All- Mideast regional performer and qualified for the state meet.  He may pi More...

Bulldog trio qualify for run at state meet

Three Roxboro Community School cross country runners earned trips to Saturday’s 1A state championship meet after strong performances in Saturday’s Mideast Regional in Cary.  More...

Back-to-Back South Boston Speedway championships was tougher than Layne expected

SOUTH BOSTON, VIRGINIA — Johnny Layne coasted to his first track championship in 2016 behind a whopping seven wins. His second championship … well it was a little more difficult.  More...

Gaston wins weekly college football contest

Leasburg’s Edna Gaston was the only entry in the C-T’s college football contest to accurately predict 14 of the 16 games and is the winner of $50 worth of Chamber Bucks.  She may pick up her prize at Thompson-Allen.  More...

Fletcher tops newsroom for the week

It was a good week for the rookie.  Anna “See Dad, this is what happens when I pick my own games” Fletcher topped the newsroom in week six of the college football contest. More...

SEMIFINAL SATURDAY

Rockets down Cape Fear in four, host Cleveland today at 6:30 p.m.

Cape Fear High School volleyball coach Jeff Bruner was pumping his fist on the sidelines. More...

Bulldogs mow down Bear Grass, challenge reigning regional champ Louisburg today at 2 p.m.

The Road to Reynolds Coliseum in the 1A East volleyball playoffs continues to run through Roxboro.  So far, it’s been an impossible ride for anyone passing through.  More...

The lessons we can learn from the ladies of Volleytown

It was the first week of preseason practice and one of those steamy early August days in North Carolina. The Person High School volleyball team was getting ready to wrap up practice, but still had one more hurdle to clear. More...

Rockingham County spoil Rockets senior night

Cougars rack up 400 yards total offense in the first half to put away Person early

The Rockingham County defense put the first points on the scoreboard and the offense took it from there in its 37-7 rout of Person Friday in the Rockets’ home finale.  The loss was Person’s fifth in a row and sends it to 2-8 heading More...

GIVING BACK

Orange County Speedway recently held its Donnie Carver Memorial night of racing. To honor the memory of Donnie Carver, each lap was sponsored. More...

BOWLING SUMMARY

THURSDAY NIGHT MIXED LEAGUE Week 10 Standings Team W L Jackie’s Jokers 45 25 Causing Trouble 40 30 Ball Strikers 36 34 I Don’t Know 34 36 Pick Up Artist 30 40 Ball Busters 25 45 More...

VOLLEYCHAMPS

The Roxboro Community School middle school volleyball team finished its season undefeated and claimed the Central Carolina Middle School Conference regular season and tournament championships. More...

HOOPING IT UP

The Person County Stars fifth-grade AAU boys basketball team recently finished second in an eight-team tournament. Members of the team include: front row (leftto right) Lance Clarke, Nola Daye, Jaylon Bumpass, Isaiah Smith. More...

VOLLEYTOWN ADVANCES

Bulldogs rout Manteo, host Bear Grass Charter Thursday

Roxboro Community School co-head volleyball coach Meagan Kimbrough is hesitant to say that her team is peaking despite overwhelming Manteo in the second round of the 1A state playoffs.  She still thinks the best is yet to come.  And it&rsqu More...

Rockets motor through to the third round with sweeps of Western Harnett, Southern Alamance

Person High School volleyball coach Amanda Ramirez was more than a tad frustrated with the way her team closed out its opening round match against Western Harnett Saturday. More...

Person hosts surging Cougars on Senior Night

It seems pretty safe to say that the Rockingham County football team may have snuck up on some teams in its conference this year.  Person wasn’t one of those teams — for a kind of obvious reason.  More...

Fogleman wins PASS race at OCS

Tate Fogleman claimed the lead just shy of 20 laps from the start and led the rest of the way in a caution free race for his first Pro All Stars Series (PASS) South Super Late Model win of the season Saturday night at Orange County Speedway. More...

Chase named Athlete of the Week

Roxboro Community School cross country runner Cameron Chase is this week’s winner of the Bowes Collision Center Athlete of the Week award.  Chase was recently named an All-NCAC runner and helped the Bulldogs qualify for regionals.  H More...