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.
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.
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.
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.