October 18, 2017 RSS feed / Sports

TOURNEY CHAMPS

Roxboro Community School outlasts gritty Firebirds to claim NCAC tournament title

The Roxboro Community School volleyball team defended its home court and claimed the North Central Athletic Conference tournament championship — but the Bulldogs had to work for it.  And work, and work and work.  But in the end, they More...

Rockets look to get back on track at McMichael

For the past three weeks, the Person High School football team has dealt with high-octane, potent offenses that attacked through the air and would sprinkle in a little ground game.  This week’s challenge is totally different as the Rockets More...

Person remains perfects, hosts Mid- State tournament finals tonight

The Person High School volleyball team rolled to a berth in tonight’s Mid-State Conference with a resounding 3-0 (25-19, 25-11, 25-17) win against McMichael in Tuesday’s semifinal match.  It was the Rockets’ third victory of th More...

Roberts named Athlete of the Week

Person High School volleyball player Cristina Roberts is this week’s winner of the Grissom & Holloman PC Attorneys at Law Athlete of the Week award.  Roberts serves as the Rockets’ libero as has played a big role in the team&rsqu More...

McCaskill, Nasse claim CARS Tour events at South Boston Speedway

SOUTH BOSTON, VIRGINIA – Deac McCaskill and Stephen Nasse each claimed wins Saturday night in the AutosbyNelson.com CARS Tour 250 at South Boston Speedway.  McCaskill captured the 125-lap CARS Tour Late Model Stock race while Nasse won the More...

Rocket baseball team to hold test drive fund raiser Saturday at the school

The Person High School baseball team and University Ford will be partnering up a for a fund raiser Saturday.  University Ford will be bringing cars to the parking lot at Person and donating $20 for every test drive that occurs. More...

Gary Clayton wins topprize in C-T’s Football Contest for week four

Gary Clayton was the winner of the fourth week of the C-T’s Football Contest.  Clayton was the only entry to correctly predict 14-of-16 games. More...

Thornburg named Athlete of the Week

Roxboro Community School volleyball player Mackenzi Thornburg is this week’s winner of the Bowes Collision Center Athlete of the Week award.  The Bulldogs’ setter leads all of 1A in assists this season.  She may pick up her awar More...

Whitfield takes the lead in the C-T contest

There is a new leader atop the C-T football contest and it just so happens to be the newsroom leader.  Editor Johnny “I expected to be here sooner” Whitfield captured the top spot in the contest after a strong 13-4 week.  More...