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.
Northern Vance football coach Eric Watkins asked for one thing Friday night when his team traveled to face Cardinal Gibbons. That thing: for his players to give him 100 percent effort.
Coming off a short week of preparation, the Southern Vance varsity football team fell 41-0 at South Granville on Friday night.
Owning identical 2-5 records entering Friday night, many would have anticipated J.F. Webb and Cedar Ridge’s 3-A Big Eight contest to come down to the wire.
Warren County picked up an impressive 32-29 win at Franklinton on Friday night.
Homecoming at J.F. Webb saw the Warriors drop a heartbreaking 14-12 contest against Cedar Ridge.
Meanwhile Northern Vance fell 34-12 at Cardinal Gibbons and Southern Vance was shutout 41-0 at South Granville.
Due to continued inclement weather as well as rescheduling of games from last week, practice time was limited for J.F. Webb, Northern Vance, Southern Vance and Warren County as they each enter key conference games tonight.
Entering Tuesday’s senior night volleyball match versus Northern Vance, J.F. Webb seniors Hayley Marshburn and Krysten Tant acknowledged they were prepared.