Sports: Tri-County

Sep. 21, 2014 @ 01:12 AM

Former high school rivals still chasing hoop dreams

Spend some time with coaches, parents or fans who have long been entrenched in Tri-County basketball and you’ll hear the stories — tales of playground legends and athletes who could have made it big “if they had just ...”

Aug. 18, 2014 @ 10:22 PM

Freedom Life team competes in Durham

The Freedom Life Church of God Brick Power Team recently competed at Northern Durham High School.

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. 19, 2014 @ 04:33 PM

Football, faith at Freedom Life

His allegiance lies with the New England Patriots, but Jordan Richards seemed more than happy to set his NFL preference aside.


Jul. 08, 2014 @ 08:04 PM

Softball all-star season ends in Kinston

The Henderson-Vance 16-and-under Babe Ruth softball all-stars were eliminated from state tournament action Monday night in extra innings.

Jul. 05, 2014 @ 04:54 PM

Buffaloe wins All-American Open

Christian Buffaloe placed first last month in the teen division of the All-American Open International Karate Championships in New York.

Jul. 04, 2014 @ 08:42 PM

State tourney time for all-stars

The eastern North Carolina state tournament begins Saturday for the Henderson-Vance 16-and-under Babe Ruth League softball all-stars.

Jul. 02, 2014 @ 09:21 PM

Project Lift claims title in Virginia

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.

Jul. 01, 2014 @ 11:01 PM

Ellis reclaims Kerr Lake crown

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.

Jun. 30, 2014 @ 08:05 PM

All-stars ready for state tourneys

Three Henderson/Vance Babe Ruth League all-star teams will compete in state tournaments.