Ingram shines at East-West Game

Roxboro Community School senior scores in double-figures in loss

GREENSBORO — Roxboro Community School senior guard Elana Ingram didn’t end her high school career with a victory, but she did made a heck of an impression.  More...

Wednesday nights at the bowling alley for my dad

It’s kind of like clockwork. Every Thursday and Friday morning from the fall until late spring, I’ll have a handful of bowling results from the various leagues in the county in my e-mail inbox. More...

Morris scores a sweep at South Boston Speedway

SOUTH BOSTON, VIRGINIA — Philip Morris continued his dominance of South Boston Speedway Saturday night, sweeping both of the twin 75-lap NASCAR Whelen All American Series Late Model Stock Car Division races that were the feature events of the S More...

RECREATION NEWS

YOUTH SOCCER SIGNUPS CONTINUE   The Person County Recreation, Arts and Parks Department is holding registration for its youth soccer leagues through July 27. More...

Rocket football team to hold youth camp July 23-25

The Person High School football team will be hosting youth football camp July 23-35 at the school. The camp will be led by Person High School head football coach Dave Kleine along with members of the coaching staff and players. More...

Mangum, Ingram to play in East-West games Monday

A pair of athletes from Person County schools will end their prep careers in one of the most prestigious All-Star game next week.  Roxboro Community School’s Elana Ingram and Person’s Dravon Mangum will play in the East-West All-Star More...

Bunn rallies past Redbirds

Bunn took advantage of a rough inning defensively from Roxboro Community School to win 6-4 in summer league baseball action Tuesday at Optimist Park.  More...

PASS Series coming to OCS next Saturday

Orange County Speedway will be back in action as the PASS All-Star Series’ Super Late Models will be returning for The Orange Blossom Special Saturday, July 21.  More...

Rocket football team to hold youth camp July 23-25

The Person High School football team will be hosting youth football camp July 23-35 at the school. More...

Point races close in all divisions headed into second half of season

SOUTH BOSTON, VIRGINIA — As the second half of South Boston Speedway’s 2018 season takes the green flag Saturday night with the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center NASCAR Twin 75s, tight point battles rage in all divisions, despite More...

BOWLING CHAMPIONS

(left-to-right) Steve Brooks, Jerry Young Sr., Travis Vaughan and Tim Warren bowled perfect 300 games at some point during league play during this past season’s Person County Bowling League. More...

YOUTH SOCCER SIGNUPS CONTINUE

The Person County Recreation, Arts and Parks Department is holding registration for its youth soccer leagues through July 27.  The recreation department is offering 6U boys and girls, 8U boys and girls, 10U girls, 13U girls and 12U boys soccer l More...

YOUTH FOOTBALL REGISTRATION UNDERWAY

The Person County Recreation, Arts and Parks Department is holding registration for its youth football leagues through July 27.  The recreation departments is offering a Pee Wee flag league (5- 6), and Mite (7-9) and Midget (10-12) tackle league More...

BOWLING SUMMARY

SUMMER NO-TAP LEAGUE Week 10 Standings Team W L Back Strokes 26 14 Walkie Talkies 22.5 17.5 Country Boys 22 18 King Pins 21 19 Alley Cats 21 19 Alley Oops 19 21 Make It Nine 18 22 Booyah 18 22 Ou More...

Harris to run with the Pack

ROXBORO, N.C. — Person High School defensive lineman Joshua Harris had his mind made up a couple of weeks ago.  He shared it with the world Monday night.  The highly-touted Rocket announced his verbal commitment to N.C. More...

The newest member of the Rocket-to-Wolfpack brotherhood

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Young Cameron Jarrell has put up some amazing stats at South Boston Speedway for a rookie driver

SOUTH BOSTON, VIRGINIA — Cameron Jarrell is a rookie. His stats just don’t back it up.  The stat line for his debut season at South Boston Speedway is, well, nothing short of remarkable. Four starts. Three wins. One second. More...

Person’s Harris to make college choice Monday

Person High School defensive lineman Josh Harris will be announcing his future plans next week.  The highly-touted rising senior will be making his college decision Monday at 6 p.m. at the school.  More...

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Person High School summer league baseball player Will McMahan leaps up to catch a throw to the plate during a recent game. The Rock will return to action Tuesday when it hosts Orange.   More...

GROUP FITNESS CLASSES TO BE OFFERED

The Person County Recreation, Arts and Parks Department will be holding a Group Fitness class during the months of July and August. The classes run from July 9-Aug. More...

WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL SIGNUPS CONTINUE

The Person County Recreation, Arts and Parks Department is having team registration for the spring women’s volleyball league now through July 11.  A mandatory coaches’ meeting will be held July 12 at 6 p.m. More...

YOUTH SOCCER SIGNUPS CONTINUE

The Person County Recreation, Arts and Parks Department is holding registration for its youth soccer leagues through July 27.  The recreation department is offering 6U boys and girls, 8U boys and girls, 10U girls, 13U girls and 12U boys soccer l More...

JUNIOR TENNIS LEAGUE BEGINNING IN JULY

The Person County Recreation, Arts and Parks Department is holding registration for its Junior Tennis League to be held beginning July 10.  The league will run through Aug. 2.  More...

ADULT CO-REC SOFTBALL LEAGUE SIGNUPS UNDERWAY

The Person County Recreation, Arts and Parks Department will be offering team registration for its Adult Co-Rec Softball League July 11.  Coaches are asked to come by the recreation department to register their team and pick up necessary roster More...

YOUTH FOOTBALL REGISTRATION UNDERWAY

The Person County Recreation, Arts and Parks Department is holding registration for its youth football leagues through July 27.  The recreation departments is offering a Pee Wee flag league (5-6), and Mite (7-9) and Midget (10-12) tackle leagues More...

SMS WRESTLING CAMP SCHEDULED FOR LATE JULY

Southern Middle School wrestling coach Jarrett Weaver will be holding a wrestling camp July 30- Aug. 2 at the school.  The camp fee is $40 and will take place from 12-4 p.m. each day.  Pre-registration is required. More...

Fans get the chance to see the ROVAL at Charlotte Motor Speedway

CONCORD — NASCAR’s newest track will be race fans’ newest playground on Tuesday, when the first of two ROVAL Test Fests commence at Charlotte Motor Speedway. As a high-speed prelude to the Sept. More...

BOWLING SUMMARY

SUMMER SENIORS Week 10 Standings Team W L Spare Change 26 14 Pin Pals 25.5 14.5 T-Birds 24 16 Up Your Alley 22.5 17.5 Shoulda Been 22 18 The Panthers 21 19 Splits Happen 20.5 19.5 Too Much Fun 20 20&n More...

Sellers edges Morris for Thunder Road Harley-Davidson 200 victory at SoBo

SOUTH BOSTON, VIRGINIA — Peyton Sellers scored his second win of the season at South Boston Speedway Saturday night and did it in a stirring fashion in the track’s biggest NASCAR Late Model Stock Car race of the season.  More...

Midas family finds gold on the track

CONCORD — Todd and Vincent Midas are a fatherson duo who moved from Florida to what the pair calls “NASCAR Heaven” seven years ago. It took the Midas family only a year of living in North Carolina to catch the racing bug.  More...

GROUP FITNESS CLASSES TO BE OFFERED

The Person County Recreation, Arts and Parks Department will be holding a Group Fitness class during the months of July and August. The classes run from July 9-Aug. More...

WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL SIGNUPS CONTINUE

The Person County Recreation, Arts and Parks Department is having team registration for the spring women’s volleyball league now through July 11.  A mandatory coaches’ meeting will be held July 12 at 6 p.m. More...

YOUTH SOCCER SIGNUPS CONTINUE

The Person County Recreation, Arts and Parks Department is holding registration for its youth soccer leagues through July 27.  The recreation department is offering 6U boys and girls, 8U boys and girls, 10U girls, 13U girls and 12U boys soccer l More...

JUNIOR TENNIS LEAGUE BEGINNING IN JULY

The Person County Recreation, Arts and Parks Department is holding registration for its Junior Tennis League to be held beginning July 10. The league will run through Aug. 2.  More...

ADULT CO-REC SOFTBALL LEAGUE SIGNUPS UNDERWAY

The Person County Recreation, Arts and Parks Department will be offering team registration for its Adult Co-Rec Softball League July 11.  Coaches are asked to come by the recreation department to register their team and pick up necessary roster More...

Tonight’s Thunder Road Harley-Davidson 200 should draw biggest Late Model field of the season

SOUTH BOSTON, Va. (June 25, 2018) – Saturday night’s Thunder Road Harley Davidson 200 at South Boston Speedway is one of the biggest Late Model Stock races of the season in the region. More...

Rock falls to 0-4 in summer league

The Person High School baseball team fell to 0-4 on the season with a 17-4 loss in six innings to Rolesville Thursday in summer league action.  Rolesville jumped out to a quick 3-0 lead after the first inning and pulled away with five runs each More...

GROUP FITNESS CLASSES TO BE OFFERED

The Person County Recreation, Arts and Parks Department will be holding a Group Fitness class during the months of July and August. The classes run from July 9-Aug. More...

WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL SIGNUPS CONTINUE

The Person County Recreation, Arts and Parks Department is having team registration for the spring women’s volleyball league now through July 11.  A mandatory coaches’ meeting will be held July 12 at 6 p.m. More...

SOFTBALL CHAMPS

The Person County Little League 8U All-Star team recently won the District 6 championship and will be playing in the state tournament next weekend in Sylva. More...

Little Rocks Baseball Camp set for July 9-12

The Person High School baseball team will be hosting the Little Rocks Baseball Summer Camp July 9-12.  The camp will be held at Rocket Park from 8-11 a.m. More...

BOWLING SUMMARY

SUMMER NO-TAP LEAGUE  Week 8 Standings   More...

Part III: A voyage to the top of the world

This is the final in a multi-part series detailing the story of Dr. Robin Moore’s voyage to Mount Everest and climb to the summit of the world’s highest peak. More...

First-time winners highlight busy night at Orange County Speedway

ROUGEMONT — For the third time in three races, there was a first-time winner this season in the Late Model Division at Orange County Speedway.  Thomas Beane took the checkered in the 75-lap feature event of Saturday’s night of racing More...

Mike Jones’ wreck goes viral, but his 2018 season may be finished

SOUTH BOSTON, VIRGINIA — To give you some idea what Mike Jones’ week has been like, he woke up Thursday morning with an email from a Chinese journalist.  More...

Rockets compete in the Powerade State Games

A handful of Person High School wrestlers recently competed in the Powerade State Games of North Carolina, with three earning top-four results.  More...

Women’s volleyball recreation league registration continue through July 11

The Person County Recreation, Arts and Parks Department is having team registration for the spring women’s volleyball league now through July 11. A mandatory coaches’ meeting will be held July 12 at 6 p.m. More...

NCHSAA releases Wells Fargo Cup final standings

CHAPEL HILL – The North Carolina High School Athletic Association in conjunction with Wells Fargo released the final standings in the 39th annual Wells Fargo Cup competitions for the 2017-18 academic year. More...

Harris saves the date

Four-star Rocket recruit to announce his college commitment

Person High School defensive lineman Josh Harris is ready to announce his future plans.  The highly-touted rising senior announced on Twitter Thursday that he will be making his college commitment Monday, July 9 at Person High School. More...

Racing set for tonight at OCS

After a couple of red flag Saturday nights, Orange County Speedway is hoping for better luck tonight with its Family Fun Day schedule of racing.  The track has been plagued with recent rainouts and is hoping for a good night of weather so the re More...