Five burning Person football questions answered

In this past August’s Fall Sports Preview, we asked five burning questions about the upcoming Person football season. Here are the answers.  1. WILL THE OFFENSE BE ANY BETTER?   More...

Rockets ready for new season

The Person High School boys’ basketball team is coming off one of its best seasons in recent history — but this year’s version will look a bit different.  The Rockets certainly made an impact in their first run in the Mid-State More...

Former Rocket Goodwin earns first-team all-conference honors

The Liberty volleyball team received five ASUN Conference postseason awards, as announced today by the conference office.  More...

BOWLING SUMMARY

PERSON COUNTY BOWLING LEAGUE Powered by FitzLaw Week 12 Standings Team W L Rocket Grill 8 0 Jacovitch Construction 8 0 Gravittes Flooring 8 0 More...

Volleyball questions answered

In this past August’s Fall Sports Preview, we asked five burning questions about the upcoming volleyball season. Here are the answers.  1. IS THIS A REBUILDING YEAR IN VOLLEYTOWN, NC   More...

Unicorns down Bulldogs in Veterans’ Day Tournament

The Roxboro Community School boys’ basketball team dropped to 0-2 on the young season with a 71- 63 loss to the North Carolina School of Science and Math in the opening round game of the RCS Veterans Day Tournament Friday.  The Unicorns er More...

NCHSAA member school team up to raise money for hurricane victims

CHAPEL HILL — UnitedHealthcare has proudly joined the Hurricane Florence relief efforts with the North Carolina High School Athletic Association and will provide funds in conjunction with the NCHSAA to match the amount member schools raised bet More...

Person Starzz claim silver in 3-on-3 weekend tournament

The Person Starzz, a local 3-on-3 Special Olympics basketball team had an outstanding showing in a statewide tournament last weekend.  The team left Friday morning for a 3-day stay in Charlotte where they competed in the basketball events held a More...

Vic Porterfield wins C-T football contest

Vic Porterfield is this week’s winner the C-T College Football contest.  Porterfield was the only entry to correctly predict all 16 of the games and accurately picked Duke to defeat North Carolina.  He may pick up his $30 Chamber Buck More...

Clayton named Athlete of the Week

Person High School football player Luke Clayton is this week’s winner of the Grissom & Holloman Athlete of the Week award.  Clayton led the Rockets with 73 tackles this season and three interceptions.  He may pick up his award at More...

All-NCAC Bulldogs

The North Central Athletic Conference released its all-conference recipients this week.  Five Roxboro Community School volleyball players earned postseason honors from the conference coaches.  Senior outside hitter Payton Gentry wrapped up More...

Unicorns down short-handed ‘Dogs in first round of tourney

The Roxboro Community School girls’ basketball team got off to a slow start and never fully recovered in its 62-26 loss to the North Carolina School of Science and Math Friday in the opening round of the RCS Veterans’ Day Tournament.  More...

Rockets drop season finale at Northern Guilford

The Person High School football team wrapped up its season with a 50-14 loss at Northern Guilford Thursday. More...

Moore wins at South Boston

SOUTH BOSTON, VIRGINIA — It was this time last year when Summerfield, North Carolina resident Bobby McCarty made his first start in the CARS Response Energy Tour Late Model Stock Car Division.  Saturday night McCarty was crowned as the CAR More...

RCS hosts Veterans Day Tournament Friday and Saturday

The Roxboro Community School boys’ basketball team hosted the North Carolina School of Science and Math in the opening round of the RCS Veterans Day Tournament Friday.  The result of the game was not available as of press time Friday.  More...

BOWLING SUMMARY

PERSON COUNTY BOWLING LEAGUE Powered by FitzLaw Week 11 Standings Team W L Regan & Son Heating/Air 60 28 Twins Meat Market 60 28 Cozarts 58 30 More...

‘Dogs fall in season opener

The Roxboro Community School boys’ basketball team opened its season with a 72-54 loss to Raleigh Homeschool Tuesday at home.  More...

Rams hold off Rockets

Quarterback Ridge Clayton comes in late, throws two touchdowns in final three minutes

By the time the Person High School football team got its initial first down of the game, it was already trailing by two touchdowns. More...

Bulldog runners compete in state finals meet

A couple of Roxboro Community School cross country runners wrapped up their season by competing in the 1A state championship meet Saturday in Kernersville. More...

PERSON COUNTY'S FINEST

Former Person County high school basketball standouts (left) Darius McGhee and Ty Outlaw got together after playing each other Saturday. More...

Person travels to Northern Guilford for season finale

The Person High School football team will wrap up its season at Northern Guilford Friday — maybe. 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 finished 32nd in the 1A state champinoship this weekend in Kernersville.  He may p More...

Harris named Athlete of the Week

Person High School football player Josh Harris is this week’s winner of the Grissom & Holloman Athlete of the Week award.  Harris had numerous tackles for loss in the Rockets game last week against Rockingham County.  He may pick More...

JV Rockets run past Rams, finish season 8-2

The Person High School JV football team wrapped up an outstanding season with a 32-12 victory at Northeast Guilford Thursday.  The Rockets finished the season 8-2 and on a four game winning streak.  More...

Final home blastoff delayed

The Person High School football team Senior Night was pushed back a couple of days.  The Rockets final home game of the season, against Northeast Guilford, was pushed back to 7 p.m. More...

Hoops season starts

Person High School held its tryouts for the upcoming basketball season this week. The official start of the winter sports season for football playing schools was Wednesday.  More...

Lots of cars and familiar faces set for championship Saturday at South Boston

SOUTH BOSTON, VIRGINIA — It’s what a championship afternoon of racing should look like: lots of race cars, many of the region’s top drivers and two titles on the line in the AutosByNelson.com 250 at South Boston Speedway Saturday af More...

Recreation league fall champions and finalists

The Person County Recreation, Arts and Parks Department recently announced its league champions and runners-up. More...

BOWLING SUMMARY

PERSON COUNTY BOWLING LEAGUE Powered by FitzLaw Week 10 Standings Team W L Jacovitch Construction 55 25 Twins Meat Market 54 26 Regan & Son Heating/Air 52 28 More...

Bulldogs fall in five at Perquimans in third round

The Roxboro Community School volleyball team’s season came to an end with a third-round loss at Perquimans Saturday in a fiveset thriller (25-14, 27-29, 19- 25, 25-19, 15-6).  The Bulldogs finished the season 21-8 and entered the playoffs More...

Rockets host Northeast Guilford on Senior Night

The Person High School varsity football team will be looking to make the final impression at home this season, a good one. The Rockets (3-6, 1-4) will host Northeast Guilford (5-4, 3-2) Friday on Senior Night. Game time is set for 7:30 p.m. More...

McKenzie, Fryman earn trip to states

The Roxboro Community School cross country team will have a presence at the state championship meet. 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 combined for 13 kills and 12 digs in matches last week against Voyager and East Columbus.  She More...

Moss claims Late Model Stock championship at Orange County Speedway

Orange County Speedway closed out it’s 2018 racing season this past Saturday night as the track crowned its 2018 champions.  To make this night even more interesting, it was a double points night and going into the final night, no divisio More...

Marston wins this week’s C-T football contest

Nancy Marston is this week’s winner the C-T College Football contest.  Marston was the only entry to correctly predict 14-of-16 games.  She may pick up her $30 Chamber Bucks gift certificate at Business As Usual. More...

Rockets runs at regionals

Members of the Person High School cross country team competed in the 3A Mideast regionals Saturday in Cary.  The Rocket boys team finished 16th overall with 430 points.  Zion Hughes was the team’s top finisher with a 70th-place result More...

UNHAPPY ENDING

Person’s volleyball season ends in second-round sweep at Southern Alamance

GRAHAM — The ride ended sooner than any of the members of the Person High School girls’ volleyball team expected — but it ended nonetheless.  More...

Bulldogs sweep East Columbus on the road in second round

Roxboro Community School volleyball team’s punishment for losing on the final day of the regular season was a likely road trip for the second round of the state playoffs — and possibly beyond.  That three-hour-plus trip down east may More...

Cougars down Rockets in shootout

WENTWORTH — Rockingham County head coach Brad Baker doesn’t put a whole lot of stock in moral victories. More...

Panthers blast NMS, will play for OPAC title

When it was over, Southern Middle School coach Shawn Hatfield got the celebratory water cooler bath from his players, plenty of hugs and even a few pictures with players.  But he also got two things that were possibly even more special — a More...

Field goal comes up short, JV Rockets survive

The Person High School JV football team couldn’t quite deliver the knock out punch, but were able to do just enough to hang on for a 16-14 victory against Rockingham County Wednesday at home.  The game was originally scheduled for Thursday More...

OCS to crown division champions tonight

The season wraps up at Orange County Speedway with championship night tonight.  Double points will be rewarded in raced.  Daniel Moss has a slim 14 point lead over Durham’s Camden Gullie in the Late Model Stock division with veteran C More...

BOWLING SUMMARY

PERSON COUNTY BOWLING LEAGUE Powered by FitzLaw Week 9 Standings Team W L Jacovitch Construction 49 23 Claytons Woodshop 47 25 HD Kirkman Designs 46 26 More...

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The Roxboro Community School middle school tennis team wrapped up their season 6-1. Members of the team include: (left-to-right) Allyshea Oliver, Emily Rogers, Julia Stovall, Mariah Surrency, Reagan Anderson, Alyssa Gray, Katie Clayton   More...

ROCKETS TAKE TOURNEY TITLE

Person downs previously-unbeaten McMichael in the final chapter of the Mid-State trilogy

MAYODAN — Person High School senior volleyball standout Hailey Long knew what was going to happen before she and her teammates even made the trip.  In fact, she got that feeling the day before.  More...

PHS defeats former PAC-6 rival Northern Durham in playoff opener, heads to Southern Alamance Thursday

The Person High School volleyball team opened competition in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association 3A state playoffs with a hard-fought 3-0 victory against 21st-seed Northern Durham.  The Ladies, featuring the leader for kills in a More...

Person takes to the road to face Rockingham County

The Person High School football team walked off the field last week after throttling McMichael with something it desperately needed heading into the homestretch of the season — momentum.  The Rockets are hoping to carry that with them to W More...

Bulldogs redeem themselves

RCS takes down Voyager in rematch, heads to East Columbus for second round

Roxboro Community School volleyball coach Katie DeVillier summed up how she believed her team was feeling when the brackets came out and saw Voyager Academy as its first-round opponent.  “I think they were hungry,” DeVillier said of More...

Pleasant named Athlete of the Week

Roxboro Community School soccer player Bryson Pleasant is this week’s winner of the Bowes Collision Center Athlete of the Week award.  Pleasant has been a key part of the Bulldogs’ team as the goalkeeper this season.  He may pic More...

Newman named Athlete of the Week

Person High School football player Dre Newman is this week’s winner of the Grissom & Holloman Athlete of the Week award.  Newman scored three touchdowns in the third quarter to help lead the Rockets to a 49-0 win against McMichael Frid More...