Sports: High School

Jul. 25, 2015 @ 02:29 PM

Back in her element

Brittany West missed it.

She missed her home away from home.

For quite some time, West, a 2016 University of North Carolina softball commit, saw her comfort level at its best on the mound. The mound is where she regularly struck out opposing batters throughout her first two seasons at Southern Vance High School.


Jul. 22, 2015 @ 05:48 PM

Poised to excel

For Noah Pendergrass, the 2015 summer hasn’t been like any he’s previously experienced.

Having already competed in several golf tournaments in just the last month alone, Pendergrass, a rising freshman at Crossroads Christian School, is currently in Pinehurst gearing up for the prestigious U.S. Kids Golf Teen World Championship, which runs July 23-25. 

Jul. 21, 2015 @ 05:50 PM

Making forward strides

Engaging in 7-on-7 for the third consecutive day on Friday, Northern Vance first-year head football coach Cory Lea said that he wanted his team to become accustomed to the grind. 

Jul. 16, 2015 @ 06:49 PM

Creating a presence

Last month, Joe Sharrow completed his first year as athletic director at Southern Vance High School. We recently sat down with the Michigan State University alum to discuss his job responsibilities, mentors, vision for the Raiders’ athletic department and more.

Jul. 10, 2015 @ 05:48 PM

Setting a standard

Dating back to 1989, Darlynn Oxendine has helped direct the UNC Volleyball Skills camp in Vance and Granville counties.

Jul. 14, 2015 @ 08:54 PM

Seeing growth

On Thursday night, the football programs from Northern Vance and Southern Vance met for a 7-on-7 competition at Northern.

Jul. 10, 2015 @ 04:13 PM

Summer League Champs

The Crossroads Christian School Colts basketball team captured the East Wake Academy summer league championship on June 25, 2015.


Jul. 08, 2015 @ 04:39 PM

Wake up call

Facing the Roxboro Community Reds for the second day in a row, the Oxford Wildcats’ junior team was defeated 11-2 on Tuesday evening in a game played at J.F. Webb High School as part of the Junior Central Carolina Scholastic Summer League.

Jul. 07, 2015 @ 09:00 PM

Warriors attend Wake Forest team camp

The J.F. Webb Warriors summer basketball team participated at the Wake Forest University team camp June 26-27 in Winston Salem.

Jul. 04, 2015 @ 01:22 PM

Major Achievement

On June 20, 2015, Kerr-Vance Academy's Emma Hogge (left) competed in the Drive, Chip & Putt championship local qualifier at the Governors Club in Chapel Hill. Competing in the 14-15 year old age group, Hogge qualified to advance to the sub-regionals in Greensboro next month. The other 14-15 year old qualifiers were Katharina Floyd (center) of Chapel Hill and Greer Valaquenta (right) of Morrisville.