Southern Vance football coach Lewis Young stated that his kids were eager heading into Monday night’s 2-A Northern Carolina conference opener versus Bunn.
In a rescheduled game that was originally supposed to take place last Friday, Northern Vance was shutout 48-0 by Chapel Hill on Monday night.
The Kerr-Vance Academy girls' varsity tennis team defeated Oakwood 8-1 in their final conference match of the regular season on Friday.
Northern Vance and Northwood were stopped in their boys soccer game with 19 minutes left last week when Northern’s fans were asked to leave and refused.
Originally, J.F. Webb’s football team had been scheduled to host 3-A Big Eight opponent Northwood on Friday night. With inclement weather in the area, however, the game was postponed to one day later.
After a 30-minute lightning delay, the Warren County football team hit the field to take on Roanoke Rapids in a battle between two 4-2 teams Friday night.
Due to inclement weather, homecoming football games at both Northern Vance and Southern Vance were postponed on Friday night. Both games have been rescheduled for Monday at 6 p.m.
The Vikings (1-5) are scheduled to face 3-A Big Eight conference foe Chapel Hill (5-1), while Southern (0-6) is set to host 2-A Northern Carolina conference opponent Bunn (4-2).
The Northern Vance boys’ soccer team dropped a close 2-1 contest to Northwood on Thursday.
Trailing 2-0 at the intermission, Joseph Sharpe scored seven minutes into the second half off an assist from Connor Pendergrass, cutting the visitors lead in half.
As football teams enter week eight of competition, there are several storylines to pay attention to.
After having lost five straight games heading into Wednesday’s home contest with Warren County, Southern Vance boys’ soccer coach Eric Faucette gave his team a simple message: “I told the guys, ‘tonight you can keep going or you can turn it around. We’re at our house. You need to protect this place like it was your own house,”’ Faucette said.