Sports: Tri-County

Oct. 08, 2013 @ 10:53 PM

Buffaloe qualifies for international tourney

Warren County’s Christian Buffaloe, 13, recently competed in the All-American Open International Karate Championships in New York.


Sep. 27, 2013 @ 03:53 PM

Perdue won battle with cancer, now focused on grueling marathon

Don’t tell Kelley Wade Perdue she can’t do something.

Perdue’s Duke University Medical Center doctor made that mistake when he told her running a marathon wasn’t a good idea.


Aug. 03, 2013 @ 06:07 PM

Young advances to National Senior Games tennis final

Competing in his first National Senior Games, Daniel Young advanced to the championship round before falling to a competitor from Michigan.


Jul. 22, 2013 @ 09:58 PM

GameOn Sports World Series concludes in Oxford

Four years ago, AAU baseball had become a thing of the past around the state.

Oxford has been at the forefront of efforts to revive the organization since then. The city began hosting tournaments in the fall of 2009. On Sunday, the N.C. GameOn Sports World Series wrapped up play, marking its second consecutive year in Oxford.


Jul. 20, 2013 @ 06:37 PM

AAU World Series wraps up in Oxford Sunday

The N.C. GameOn Sports AAU baseball World Series concludes Sunday in Oxford.


Jul. 19, 2013 @ 07:46 PM

Henderson/Vance Babe Ruth baseball team eliminated

The Henderson/Vance 13-year-old Babe Ruth baseball all-star team was eliminated Friday from the Eastern N.C. State Tournament in Pembroke after a 13-1 defeat to Outer Banks.


Jul. 18, 2013 @ 10:34 PM

Babe Ruth baseball all-stars fall in Pembroke

The Henderson/Vance 13-year-old Babe Ruth baseball all-stars fell to Border Belt of Lumberton, 13-3, Thursday in their opening game of the Eastern N.C. State Tournament in Pembroke.


Jul. 17, 2013 @ 10:37 PM

Oxford welcomes 44 teams to N.C. GameOn Sports World Series

For many AAU teams around the state, a N.C. GameOn Sports World Series title is the ultimate prize of the summer.


Jul. 15, 2013 @ 09:55 PM

Babe Ruth 16-and-under team exceeds expectations

The Henderson/Vance Babe Ruth softball all-stars didn’t make it to regional play, but the 16-and-under squad managed to exceed expectations as its summer came to a close Sunday at the Eastern N.C. State Tournament.


Jul. 14, 2013 @ 08:34 PM

Henderson/Vance 16-and-under team eliminated

The summer is over for the Henderson/Vance Babe Ruth softball all-stars. The last team alive, the 16-and-under group, was eliminated from the Eastern N.C. State Tournament in Washington Sunday.