Sports: High School

Oct. 23, 2014 @ 06:42 PM

Eagles host Raiders in conference football showdown

When Southern Vance and Warren County meet on the gridiron tonight in Warrenton, the home team will be attempting to end a streak that dates back to 1998. That year marks the last time Warren County defeated Southern Vance in football.

Oct. 23, 2014 @ 08:50 AM

On to the next one

With Tuesday’s 2-1 NCISAA second round win over Statesville Christian School, Kerr-Vance senior Lorenzo Ortiz and his teammates inched one step closer to reaching their long-term goal.

Oct. 22, 2014 @ 09:50 PM

Spartans tennis advances to NCISAA 1A semifinals

Win or go home.

That was the scenario Tuesday for the Kerr-Vance Academy varsity girls’ tennis team as they opened up NCISAA 1A play against Lawrence Academy.

Oct. 21, 2014 @ 11:06 PM

Prep Roundup: Spartans capture conference crown

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.

Oct. 20, 2014 @ 08:05 PM

Q&A with Kerr Vance’s Freeman and Murphy

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.


Oct. 18, 2014 @ 09:48 PM

Prep Roundup: Northern Vance boys' soccer drops 3-2 contest to Cedar Ridge

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.

Oct. 18, 2014 @ 08:55 PM

Warren County wins, 32-29, at Franklinton

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.

Oct. 18, 2014 @ 08:52 PM

Northern Vance falls, 34-12, at Cardinal Gibbons

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.

Oct. 18, 2014 @ 08:48 PM

Southern Vance defeated by South Granville

Coming off a short week of preparation, the Southern Vance varsity football team fell 41-0 at South Granville on Friday night.

Oct. 18, 2014 @ 08:44 PM

Webb drops narrow 14-12 contest to Cedar Ridge

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.