Sports: Tri-County

Jun. 19, 2013 @ 09:19 PM

Against odds, Brame wins N.C. Amateur

A weekend of ups and downs ended with the ultimate high for Henderson’s Steven Brame.


Jun. 15, 2013 @ 07:26 PM

Hatteras Fever II wins drama-filled Big Rock and $491,297

Hatteras Fever II held on to win Saturday what is considered the Super Bowl of billfishing tournaments on the Atlantic seaboard and a $491,297 first prize.


Jun. 10, 2013 @ 09:14 PM

Garrett wins Kerr Lake Ladies Invitational

Hilda Garrett gave all the credit to God — and a new driver.


Jun. 06, 2013 @ 09:45 PM

Project Lift offers recreation, life lessons

William Hawkins IV plays football and wrestles, but says weightlifting is his favorite thing to do.


Jun. 04, 2013 @ 02:09 PM

Teamwork highlights Kerr Lake Triathlon; Dixon takes top honors

The Henderson YMCA “The Y’s Have It” relay trio didn’t have much time for team bonding. Chris Leas, Bobbie Lequire and Valerie Bryant were introduced to each other on Saturday before competing in Sunday’s annual Kerr Lake Triathlon won by Raleigh’s Dwayne Dixon.


Jun. 01, 2013 @ 09:45 PM

Another near miss in weekend series

This past weekend was another near miss for me on the Bassmasters Weekend Series trail on Kerr Lake. I finished in seventh place and the top-six earned a check.


May. 31, 2013 @ 11:08 PM

Numbers down, but spirits high for upcoming Kerr Lake Triathlon

The numbers are down, but the charitable spirit that characterizes the Kerr Lake Triathlon remains constant.


May. 20, 2013 @ 09:39 PM

Smith wins Kerr Lake Invitational; Crossroads’ Matthews impresses

A fortunate roll on the 13th hole gave Raleigh’s Jason Smith all the momentum he needed Sunday on his way to a second Kerr Lake Country Club Invitational title.


May. 18, 2013 @ 10:02 PM

Playing for smiles at Miracle League

The scores Saturday morning at the Louisburg High School softball field don’t matter so much.

No outs are recorded, each player bats and everyone gets a hit in the Miracle League of Franklin County. No stranded runners here. Homer, the mascot with a giant baseball for a head, cleans up the bases at the end of innings.


May. 18, 2013 @ 09:09 PM

Smith’s 69 leads Kerr Lake field after Day 1

Raleigh’s Jason Smith leads the Kerr Lake Country Club Invitational after firing a 69 Saturday.