Sports: High School

Oct. 09, 2014 @ 07:19 PM

Turning the tide

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.

Oct. 09, 2014 @ 07:13 PM

Prep Roundup: Vikings' win streak snapped by Cardinal Gibbons

After having won four games in a row, the Northern Vance boys’ soccer team entered Wednesday’s game at Cardinal Gibbons more confident than they’ve been all season.

Oct. 08, 2014 @ 05:42 PM

Going out in style

Whether competing at the high school or collegiate level, senior night always results being an occasion that closes a chapter of one athlete’s life.


Oct. 08, 2014 @ 05:37 PM

Prep Roundup: Spartans victorious on senior night

The Kerr-Vance Academy varsity boys’ soccer team completed an undefeated conference season on Tuesday with a 7-0 victory over Crossroads Christian School on senior night. Before the game, the team honored its 10 graduating seniors.

Oct. 08, 2014 @ 11:51 AM

Excelling at the right time

Attempting to extend their winning streak to four games, the Northern Vance boys’ varsity soccer team defeated Orange 1-0 on Monday night. Having been defeated by the Panthers just a few weeks earlier, the Vikings were thrilled after this one was over.

Oct. 07, 2014 @ 07:24 PM

Prep Roundup: Vikings girls' tennis ends regular season on a high

The Northern Vance varsity girls’ tennis team ended their regular season with a 7-2 conference win over J.F. Webb on Monday.

Oct. 06, 2014 @ 09:47 PM

Prep Roundup: Kerr-Vance tennis earns payback on Rocky Mount

The Kerr-Vance Academy varsity girls’ tennis team earned revenge on Rocky Mount Academy last Friday, defeating the Eagles 5-4 on the road.

Oct. 04, 2014 @ 09:47 AM

Warren County rallies to pick up third straight win

Following two straight home blowouts, Warren County found themselves in a much tougher setting on Friday night at Louisburg.

Oct. 04, 2014 @ 09:44 AM

Southern falls to Ben L. Smith

After missing the previous two games with an injury suffered back on Sept. 12 versus Northern Vance, Southern Vance’s Juwan Harris returned to the Vikings football lineup Friday night against Ben L. Smith High School of Greensboro.

Oct. 04, 2014 @ 09:40 AM

Webb shows grit in 24-0 loss to Cardinal Gibbons

Despite getting shut out for the second consecutive week, J.F. Webb football coach Tony Midgette was pleased with his team’s effort and toughness on Friday night after his Warriors fell 24-0 at Cardinal Gibbons.