Person gets back on track with sweep of NE Guilford

Person High School volleyball coach Tracey Vaughan freely admits that her team isn’t over what happened last Tuesday night.  The Rockets had their spot on top of the Mid- State Conference snatched away from McMichael in a thriller last wee More...

Conference opener for Rockets Friday

It didn’t take long for the Morehead High School football team to get the attention of Person coach Dave Kleine.  Simply seeing a couple of recent scores did that — and then he saw the film.  More...

Optimist Club Golf Classic set for Oct. 7 at Lakewinds

The 26th Annual Optimist Golf Classic is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 6 at Lakewinds Golf Course in Rougemont.  The four-person captain’s choice tournament is scheduled to begin with an 8 a.m. More...

Recreation dept. holding youth basketball signups

The Person County Recreation, Arts and Parks Department is having individual registration for its upcoming girls and boys 5-18 basketball league.  The leagues offered include 6U, 8U, 10U, 12U, 14U and 17U.  More...

Long named Athlete of the Week

Person High School volleyball player Hailey Long is this week’s winner of the Grissom & Holloman Athlete of the Week award.  Long combined for 33 kills and 35 assists in matches last week against Orange and McMichael. More...

Dunkley named Athlete of the Week

Roxboro Community School volleyball player Madison Dunkley is this week’s winner of the Bowes Collision Center Athlete of the Week award.  Dunkley had five kills last week against Falls Lake Academy after a four-block effort versus Oxford More...

Firebirds rally for win, take NCAC lead

Falls Lake Academy hands RCS its first conference loss in two years

The Roxboro Community School volleyball team was just one point away from taking a commanding two-set lead against the topranked team in 1A.  But that point never came — and just like that, the match turned.  More...

Bates, Elliott win meets

The Person High School cross country teams had strong showings in a meet last week against Bartlett Yancey and Orange.  The tri-meet was held at Mayo Park.  More...

Shelton and Jarrell shine in their rookie seasons at South Boston Speedway as both claim division titles

SOUTH BOSTON, VIRGINIA — For most firstyear drivers, winning rookie-of-the-year honors is the ultimate award. Apparently, Daniel Shelton and Cameron Jarrell didn’t get that message.  More...

BOWLING SUMMARY

PERSON COUNTY BOWLING LEAGUE Powered by FitzLaw Week 3 Standings Team W L Jacovitch Construction 24 0 HD Kirkman Designs 20 4 Claytons Woodshop 18 6 More...

THIS WEEK'S SPORTS SLATE

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Bulldogs blast Oxford Prep, host top-ranked Firebirds tonight

It took a shade over 30 minutes for the Roxboro Community School volleyball team to dispense of Oxford Prep — officially look square ahead at a showdown with the top-ranked team in 1A.  More...

Rockets downed in five

McMichael stays unbeaten, rallies past Person to take the lead in the Mid-State

McMichael came into Rocket Gym and snatched control of the Mid-State Conference away from the reigning champs.  The Phoenix roared back from a 2-1 hole to knock off Person, 3-2 (13-25, 25-21, 18- 25, 25-18, 15-6) in a wild affair Tuesday in Roxb More...

Recreation dept. holding youth basketball signups

The Person County Recreation, Arts and Parks Department is having individual registration for its upcoming girls and boys 5-18 basketball league.  The leagues offered include 6U, 8U, 10U, 12U, 14U and 17U.  More...

Peyton Sellers wins fourth South Boston Speedway title

SOUTH BOSTON, VIRGINIA — Peyton Sellers is now a four-time South Boston Speedway NASCAR Whelen All American Series Late Model Stock Car Division champion.  More...

Reid named Athlete of the Week

Person High School football player Torrey Reid is this week’s winner of the Grissom & Holloman Athlete of the Week award.  Reid had two interceptions in the Rockets’ 14-7 victory against Halifax last Friday. More...

Schumacher named Athlete of the Week

Roxboro Community School volleyball player Emma Schumacher is this week’s winner of the Bowes Collision Center Athlete of the Week award.  Schumacher combined for 35 kills in wins last week against Granville Central, Franklin Academy and V More...

PHS soccer races past Bulldogs, 6-1 to sweep in-county series

The Person High School scored its first goal within the opening minutes and never looked back as it raced past in-county rival Roxboro Community School, 6-1 on a blistering hot afternoon Thursday at Rocket Stadium.  More...

Smothered and covered

The first mistake of the night belonged to the Person High School football team.  The next five were from Halifax and the Rockets’ did just enough with those miscues and held on for a 14-7 Friday in Roxboro.  Person finishes off its n More...

New boys’ travel volleyball team in the works

The Volleytown, NC movement has officially branched out to the boys.  A boys travel volleyball team is currently being planned and players 15-18 years old are being sought.  More...

Person downs Warriors, edges South Granville

The Person High School tennis team continued its strong start to the season by winning both of its matches this week.  The Rockets are now 6-1.  Person downed Webb, 8-1, Tuesday and followed that with a dramatic 5-4 victory against South Gr More...

RCS rallies past Vance Charter in five

The Roxboro Community School volleyball team had to go the distance to keep its long North Central Athletic Conference winning streak intact — but it did just that. More...

Bulldogs finish second in NCAC meet

The Roxboro Community School boys and girls cross country teams each had strong second-place results in Wednesday’s North Central Athletic Conference meet at Mayo Park.  All five of the Bulldog boys’ scoring runner earned top-20 over More...

Person volleyball sweeps Nighthawks

The Person High School varsity volleyball team made quick work of Northern Guilford, rolling to a 3-0 (25-15, 25-14, 25-14) victory at Northern Guilford Thursday. The Rockets are now 8-1 heading into a pivotal week of the season.  More...

PERSON CROSS COUNTRY

Person High School cross country runner Logan Bates leads a pack of runners at this week’s meet at Mayo Park. Bates was the winner in a meet that included Orange and Bartlett Yancey.   More...

JV Rockets move to 3-0 with win at Halifax

The Person High School JV football team moved to 3-0 on the season with a 27- 12 victory at Halifax Thursday.  The Rocket offense continued its recent strong play, racking up 255 yards total offense with running backs Jerry Oakley and Aaron War More...

CARS Tour comes to OCS tonight

The CARS Tour will be at Orange County Speedway tonight. Late Models and Super Late Models are on the schedule for 300 laps of racing action.  More...

THIS WEEK'S SPORTS SLATE

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BOWLING SUMMARY

PERSON COUNTY BOWLING LEAGUE Powered by FitzLaw Week 2 Standings Team W L Jacovitch Construction 16 0 HD Kirkman Designs 14 2 Toufielks Cafe 12 4 More...

Border clash set for Friday

After two and a half games of painfully frustrating offense, the Person High School football team was finally able to break through and pull away from Bartlett Yancey last week. More...

Statement victory by Person in rout of Western

It was supposed to be another in a line of thrillers between two of the best teams in the Mid-State Conference.  Person wouldn’t allow it.  The Rockets eliminated all of the drama, demolish- ing a strong Western Alamance team, 3-0 (2 More...

Bulldogs down Patriots in four

The Roxboro Community School volleyball team bounced back from a tough second set to defeat Franklin Academy 3-1 (25-21, 8-25, 25-14, 25-20) Tuesday on the road.  The Bulldogs completed the season sweep of the Patriots and move to 3-2 in best-of More...

Sellers, Morris set to battle for track title in finale

SOUTH BOSTON, VIRGINIA — Expect a highspeed chess match between Peyton Sellers and Philip Morris in Saturday night’s Late Model Stock regularseason finale at South Boston Speedway as the pair chase the 2018 track championship.  More...

Williams named Athlete of the Week

Person High School football player Malik Williams is this week’s winner of the Grissom & Holloman Athlete of the Week award.  Williams had several long runs and a touchdown throw in the Rockets will last week at Bartlett Yancey. More...

RECREATION NEWS

YOGA CLASS REGISTRATION UNDERWAY   More...

Gentry named Athlete of the Week

Roxboro Community School volleyball player Payton Gentry is this week’s winner of the Bowes Collision Center Athlete of the Week award.  Gentry tallied a combined 29 kills and nine aces in three victories last week.  Gentry may pick u More...

Person sweeps Eastern Alamance, start busy week Tuesday at home

Warriors come to town Tuesday

The Person High School varsity volleyball team finished up its week with a 3-0 sweep (25-11, 25-20, 25-17) Thursday on the road.  The Rockets have recovered nicely from an opening night loss at South Granville by ripping off six consecutive wins More...

Rockets down the Bucs

There were a lot of tense moments, and more than a few false starts, but in the end the Person High School football team did exactly what it has done the last several times it’s played their nearby rival.  The Rockets pulled away late for More...

‘Dogs handle Pride, Bucs

The Roxboro Community School finished off a busy week with a strong 3-0 sweep at Bartlett Yancey Friday.  The Bulldogs won all three sets handily against the 2-A Buccaneers, 25-18, 25-16, 25-18.  Payton Gentry had her best night of the youn More...

Strong showing for Bulldog runners in NCAC opener

RCS’s Karson McKenzie finishes second in loaded field

The Roxboro Community School boys and girls’ cross country team each had solid third-place finishes in their first North Central Athletic Conference meet of the season Wednesday at Oxford Prep.  More...

MIDDLE SCHOOL TENNIS

Members of the RCS Middle School tennis team include: (left-to-right) Delaney Anderson, Olivia Ess, Makenzie Partridge, Katie Clayton, Alyssa Gray, Emily Rogers, Mariah Surrency, Julia Stovall, Reagan Anderson, Allyshea Oliver, Olivia Godard, Zoe God More...

RECREATION NEWS

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Bulldogs open season by downing Jaguars

The Roxboro Community School middle school tennis team opened its season with a 6-2-1 win against River Mill Academy Thursday.  The Bulldogs clinched the team victory by sweep- ing all six singles matches.  Top-seed Reagan Anderson rolled More...

JV Rockets run past Bucs, move to 2-0

The only things that could slow down the Person JV football team’s offense Thursday night were lightning strikes off in the distance.  The Rockets outlasted a couple of delays and a fourth-quarter rally to knock off Bartlett Yancey 46-28 i More...

Cars tour scheduled for OCS next weekend

The CARS Tour will be invading Orange County Speedway Saturday, Sept. 8 with the Late Models and Super Late Models on the schedule. More...

BOWLING SUMMARY

MONDAY NIGHT MIXED LEAGUE Week 1 Standings Team W L 5-7-10 8 0 Good Enough 6 2 Strike Kings and Queen 6 2 Hawk 6 2 Gangs All Here 4 4 Bowling Stones 4 4 Ball Busters 2 6 Bums N Roses 2 6 Var-Mann More...

NEXT WEEK'S SPORTS SLATE

Tuesday  Person Volleyball — vs. Western Alamance 5/6:30pm Person Soccer — at Bartlett Yancey 5:30 p.m. Person Tennis — at Webb 4:30 p.m. RCS Volleyball — at Franklin Academy 4:30/6 p.m.   More...

Bulldogs down Patriots, 3-0, in NCAC opener

The Roxboro Community School volleyball team just needed a little salt air after a pair of tough earlyseason losses to Person.  After an impressive showing in a weekend tournament at North Myrtle Beach, the Bulldogs opened defense of their North More...

Rockets to challenge Bucs

After a couple of tough weeks, the Person High School football team hopes that a trip just across the line to Caswell County will be what jump-starts the season.  The Rockets will challenge   Bartlett Yancey Friday in Yanceyville. More...

Person rallies past Orange, flattens Morehead

The Person High School volleyball team’s flair for the dramatic so far this season continued with a five-set, come-from-behind victory against Or-   Monday at home.  More...