Sports: Tri-County

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.

Jun. 09, 2014 @ 11:06 PM

Tougher, the better at Kerr Lake Triathlon

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.

Jun. 06, 2014 @ 10:28 PM

Kerr Lake Triathlon returns to Bullocksville

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.

May. 19, 2014 @ 10:31 PM

High school fishing continues growth

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.

May. 19, 2014 @ 10:47 PM

Brame pulls away again, wins Kerr Lake Invitational

Steven Brame is just trying to play his game — a game that has recently been blowing away the field in area tournaments.