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The football world keeps getting better for Person High School football player Preston Carr. Carr, a junior starting defensive end and tight end for the Rockets, received two additional … more
Lady Rocket basketball looks vastly different since Jay Carmichael took over before the 2014-2015 season. “When I first started at Person, the Rocket girls team had been a perennial doormat in … more
Mayo Lake is one of Roxboro’s most popular attractions. “We average around 500,000 vehicles for the whole year,” said Park Supervisor Jeremy Royster. “Around 400,000 people come here to … more
Person County sports make people feel at home. I started my professional journalism career at The Courier-Times on Monday, Oct. 28, 2019, falling right in the middle of football season. After … more
Two weeks of spring sports is not enough. Person High School yearbook editor Maggie Holeman is struggling to find yearbook material. “Sports are the biggest part of the yearbook,” said … more
Pickleball is the newest niche sport making its way into Person County. Pickleball combines skills from tennis, badminton, and ping-pong. The court is a little more than half the size of a tennis … more
Athletes continue to put Person County on notice. Earlier today, Person High School football player Preston Carr received two more scholarship offers - one from Princeton this afternoon, and one … more
A team’s first season is always exciting. For the Roxboro Community School tennis team, that inaugural season is Spring 2020. Orange and Voyager Academy shutout the Bulldogs 9-0 in back-to-back … more
The Person High School golf season is on hold, but the ability to play the game is not. Golf is one of the few activities people are allowed to participate in, given they follow social distancing … more
Roxboro Community School pitcher William Leonard continues his baseball career next season at Barton College. Though Leonard signed with Barton last December, his 2020 senior season, cut short by … more
Roxboro residents have to hold off a little longer if they want to play sports. Spring sports leagues for the Person County Recreation, Arts, and Parks department do not begin gameplay until … more
Person High School varsity men’s basketball head coach Charles Dacus keeps himself busy. Completing his 12th year at the helm of the Person Rockets earlier this year, Dacus also spends time … more
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