Sports

Jan. 28, 2015 @ 05:01 PM

Prep Roundup: Lady Raiders win by 25 at Roanoke Rapids

The Southern Vance varsity girls’ basketball team earned an impressive 62-37 road victory at Roanoke Rapids on Tuesday.


Jan. 28, 2015 @ 04:38 PM

Djokovic cruises into Aussie Open semis

It was difficult to tell who was more pleased with reaching the Australian Open semifinals: No. 1-ranked Novak Djokovic, advancing to his 25th at a Grand Slam tournament, or 19-year-old Madison Keys, who beat Venus Williams to get into her first.


Jan. 28, 2015 @ 04:31 PM

Pair of ex-Vanderbilt football players convicted of raping woman

A jury convicted two ex-Vanderbilt football players on Tuesday of raping a former student, rejecting claims that they were too drunk to know what they were doing and that a college culture of binge drinking and promiscuous sex should be blamed for the attack.


Jan. 27, 2015 @ 04:53 PM

Kraft defends team, aspires for NFL apology

The New England Patriots came out swinging upon their arrival at the Super Bowl.


Jan. 27, 2015 @ 04:49 PM

Vanguards put an end to skid

The Vance-Granville Community College men’s basketball team ended a four-game losing streak on Saturday when they earned an 86-77 win over Guilford Technical Community College.


Jan. 27, 2015 @ 04:47 PM

Prep Roundup: Colts get revenge

The Crossroads Christian School varsity boys’ basketball team improved to 14-4 on the season with a 68-49 win over Halifax Academy on Friday night.


Jan. 24, 2015 @ 03:48 PM

Prep Roundup: Lady Raiders bounce back; Spartans fall

The Southern Vance varsity girls’ basketball team defeated conference foe Franklinton 46-41 on Friday night.


Jan. 24, 2015 @ 03:19 PM

Baseball Hall of Famer Ernie Banks dies at 83

Even as the Chicago Cubs lost one game after another, Ernie Banks never lost hope.


Jan. 24, 2015 @ 03:57 PM

Senior Day Success

For several members of the Northern and Southern Vance swim teams, Friday night was a night they’ll cherish for a long time.


Jan. 24, 2015 @ 02:55 PM

The Kerr Lake debate

Finally, after more than 60 years of debate, numerous fist fights and verbal arguments between otherwise well-behaved adults, we know the name of that 50,000 acre body of water north of Henderson, NC.