After eight straight losses to open the season, the Southern Vance football team picked up its first victory of the year with an 18-12 win at Warren County on Friday night. The Eagles were attempting to pick up their first win over the Raiders since 1998.
J.F. Webb was shutout 49-0 at Orange and Northern Vance lost 56-7 at Northwood.
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The Kerr-Vance Academy varsity girls’ tennis team ended their 2014 season on Friday with a 5-1 loss to No. 1 seed Wayne Country Day in the NCISAA 1A semifinals held at Barton College.
The Kerr-Vance Academy girls’ varsity volleyball team lost 3-0 in the opening round of the NCISAA tournament on Tuesday against No. 8 Cape Fear Academy. With the loss, the Spartans ended their season with a 14-7 record.
When Southern Vance and Warren County meet on the gridiron tonight in Warrenton, the home team will be attempting to end a streak that dates back to 1998. That year marks the last time Warren County defeated Southern Vance in football.
With Tuesday’s 2-1 NCISAA second round win over Statesville Christian School, Kerr-Vance senior Lorenzo Ortiz and his teammates inched one step closer to reaching their long-term goal.
Win or go home.
That was the scenario Tuesday for the Kerr-Vance Academy varsity girls’ tennis team as they opened up NCISAA 1A play against Lawrence Academy.
The Kerr-Vance Academy junior varsity volleyball team concluded their 2014 season by winning the Coastal Independent Conference tournament in Greenville this past Saturday. The Spartans upended No. 1 seed Oakwood 2-1 (25-22, 20-25, 25-9) in the championship match to win their second straight conference crown.
Kerr-Vance Academy tennis seniors Claire Freeman and Betsy Murphy have led their team to a memorable 2014 season. Freeman, who plays No. 1 for the Spartans, has played on the varsity squad since she was a freshman. Murphy meanwhile has been on the team since she was a sophomore and currently plays No. 3.
Wearing pink socks to support breast cancer awareness, the Northern Vance boys’ varsity soccer team dropped a close 3-2 contest to 3-A Big Eight conference opponent Cedar Ridge on Friday night.
One week after dropping a one-point heartbreaker to Roanoke Rapids, the Warren County varsity football team bounced back with an impressive 32-29 road victory at Franklinton.