His allegiance lies with the New England Patriots, but Jordan Richards seemed more than happy to set his NFL preference aside.
The Henderson-Vance 16-and-under Babe Ruth softball all-stars were eliminated from state tournament action Monday night in extra innings.
Christian Buffaloe placed first last month in the teen division of the All-American Open International Karate Championships in New York.
The eastern North Carolina state tournament begins Saturday for the Henderson-Vance 16-and-under Babe Ruth League softball all-stars.
The Project Lift weightlifting team, based in Henderson, recently competed in the 11th Amateur Athletic Union East Coast Regional Bench Press Championships in Richmond, Virginia.
Regina Ellis had her run of three consecutive titles snapped last year by Hilda Garrett. Ellis took back the Kerr Lake Country Club Ladies Invitational crown last Saturday, winning the 35th edition by eight shots.
Three Henderson/Vance Babe Ruth League all-star teams will compete in state tournaments.
For the second consecutive year, Dwayne Dixon claimed the Kerr Lake Triathlon title at Bullocksville State Park. The Raleigh resident coasted Sunday morning, finishing in two hours and 20 seconds to beat his 2013 time by one minute and 34 seconds — and the nearest competitor by nearly six minutes.
The annual Kerr Lake Triathlon returns to Bullocksville State Park Sunday with the first wave of swimmers slated to hit the water at 8 a.m.
High school fishing hasn’t yet taken off in the state the way it has in places like Texas or Arkansas, but the sport is showing signs of progress.