The setting was a unique one last week at Henderson Middle School as several collegiate football players returned to their hometown to help conduct the first ever Man Up Youth Development football camp.
“It was a no-brainer,” Octavius Holden said. “I wanted to do this. I wanted to come back to my community to help out.”
Holden, who attended Southern Vance High School and graduated from Livingstone College this past spring, was just one of many collegiate Henderson football products that helped coach at the camp.
Normally when a coach departs a school, it’s a rare scene to see them return and visit.
Kerr Lake Country Club was full of enthusiasm and positive energy on Friday afternoon as the 10th Annual Relay for Life Golf Tournament took place.
“Made in the shade." That term came to mind last weekend as I sat under a beach umbrella on Emerald Isle with Susan and our grandson John II, eating watermelon,
The first ever Elevation boys basketball camp completed on Thursday afternoon at Pinkston Street Elementary School.
Even though Wednesday was a day off in the weeklong Herald-Sun Golf Classic, brother and sister Will and Anna Wears still found their way back to the golf course.
The 2015 football programs from Northern Vance and Southern Vance both got their first taste of each other on Thursday morning in a two-hour 7-on-7 scrimmage at Southern.
Khadier Fulcher of Oxford, one of the leading student-athletes on the 2014-2015 Vance-Granville Community College Vanguards men’s basketball team, has signed a letter of intent to continue his playing career at four-year Bluefield College.
Last month, two sophomores from the Vance-Granville Community College Vanguards men’s basketball team signed letters of intent to play at the next level with Johnson & Wales University in Charlotte.
Darlynn Oxendine has taught and coached the sport of volleyball to hundreds of students over the last 43 years.