Sports: High School

Jul. 31, 2014 @ 10:26 PM

Southern's Jones signs with Elizabeth City State

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.

Jul. 26, 2014 @ 12:24 AM

Teens trying HGH is rising

Experimentation with human growth hormones by America's teens more than doubled in the past year, according to a national survey released Wednesday by the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids.

Jul. 18, 2014 @ 10:42 PM

Brown closing door for now on playing in NFL again

Jason Brown would like to say he is officially retired, but he had a hard time getting those words out.

Jul. 11, 2014 @ 09:57 PM

Webb guard finds right fit in Warren Wilson College

Fit was the operative word Wednesday as J.F. Webb’s Stefan Cates signed to play basketball at Warren Wilson College.

Jul. 10, 2014 @ 09:49 PM

Carrier leaving Kerr-Vance after eight seasons

Coaching has never been about winning games for David Carrier, who has preached teamwork and effort as a varsity boys head basketball coach for the last 20 years.

Jul. 04, 2014 @ 09:02 PM

First for Crossroads boys hoops

When Joseph Cooper took over the Crossroads Christian boys basketball program in 2011, Holden Hedgepeth gave the young head coach a “deer in headlights” look.

Jun. 28, 2014 @ 09:03 PM

Unity through football

For the fifth consecutive summer, Southern Vance played host to an NFL High School Player Development Camp.

The five-day event wrapped up last Friday with an all-time high in participation numbers.

Jun. 27, 2014 @ 11:00 PM

Unlikely path leads to Wake Tech for Lewis

Northern Vance played its final basketball game in February, but the season was just getting started then for Erdaywin Lewis.

Jun. 21, 2014 @ 04:25 PM

Focus on leadership in football coaching workshop

Winning is often how athletic excellence is defined, but in-game strategy wasn’t the theme of a coaching leadership workshop on Wednesday.

Jun. 20, 2014 @ 11:42 PM

Southern’s Perry headed ‘home’ to St. Andrews

Kavoris Perry caught a glimpse of his future when he walked in the St. Andrews University wrestling room while on a visit to the Laurinburg campus. The Knights’ royal blue and white reminded Perry of Southern Vance.