Sports: High School

Jun. 29, 2015 @ 07:37 PM

Summer baseball

As a Bunn runner leads off second base, Oxford Wildcats pitcher Nolan Hughes throws to a batter Monday night in their Junior Central Carolina Scholastic Summer League game. Both Oxford Junior and Senior teams played Monday night in a double header against Bunn.

Jun. 26, 2015 @ 07:33 PM

Almost ready to roll

The 2015 football programs from Northern Vance and Southern Vance both got their first taste of each other on Thursday morning in a two-hour 7-on-7 scrimmage at Southern.


Jun. 18, 2015 @ 05:59 PM

Establishing trust

Although the 2015-16 high school basketball season remains months away, J.F. Webb varsity boys’ basketball coach Leo Brunelli believes the summer period is a vital one for his group. 


Jun. 13, 2015 @ 01:01 PM

‘It’s a good feeling’

While Southern Vance’s Sheldon Smith and Bennie White both signed with collegiate football programs last week, Isaiah Leveille, their teammate, joined them.


Jun. 12, 2015 @ 05:22 PM

Changed man

Southern Vance football coach Lewis Young openly admits that he didn’t know whether linebacker Bennie White would make it following his first year with the Raiders’ program.


Jun. 08, 2015 @ 10:42 PM

New beginning

Late last month, Oxford Preparatory School announced that Ryan Allen would become its new varsity baseball head coach.


Jun. 05, 2015 @ 04:58 PM

Driven for more

Exactly two months from today, J.F. Webb senior Abbey Smith will be moved into Boiling Springs gearing up for her first preseason practice with the Gardner-Webb University women’s soccer team.


Jun. 04, 2015 @ 07:23 PM

Advancing on

Sheldon Smith, Southern Vance’s leading tackler for the past two seasons, will continue playing football at the collegiate level beginning this fall.


Jun. 02, 2015 @ 04:24 PM

Simmons inks with NCCU

Southern Vance senior Kendra Simmons signed her national letter of intent with North Carolina Central University on May 20 .


Jun. 02, 2015 @ 11:22 AM

Challenge accepted

After being friends with several current 3-A Big Eight Conference football coaches, Cory Lea is the newest as earlier this month he was hired to take over the Northern Vance Vikings’ football program.