Lorenzo Ortiz debuted for Kerr-Vance Academy in the Greenfield Cup with five goals and two assists.
Kerr-Vance Academy’s new boys basketball coach is former Wake Forest guard Taron Downey, a 2000 J.F. Webb graduate.
For the first time since Hertford County did it in 2011, a team from outside of the area celebrated with Southern Vance’s Pigskin Jamboree trophy.
The Bears took back the crown Saturday, outlasting Warren County in the goal line competition to give the Bears their third Pigskin title in five seasons.
Hertford quarterback J.J. Gatling found the right side of the end zone with his feet before completing a two-point conversion pass to clinch the win in the extra session of the final.
Less than a week before opening night, six football teams will scrimmage today at Southern Vance High in the annual Pigskin Jamboree.
Southern Vance players were so excited to start fall practice it caught head coach Lewis Young a little off guard.
Like most preseason high school football practices, fundamentals and technique have been paramount at Northern Vance.
Warren County is getting physically stronger and faster from top to bottom of its roster, but losing 14 from last season’s senior class could mean a drop in power for the players that will see the most field time.
Fall football is in session for J.F. Webb and Tony Midgette, who last week started his second season as head coach.
Fall sports practice begins today for Tri-County schools, but Southern Vance still had some business to tend to from the 2013-2014 seasons on Thursday as Breona Jones signed to play basketball at Elizabeth City State University.