Having competed at the Arena Pro Swim Series in Charlotte just last week, 11-time Olympic medalist Ryan Lochte was in Raleigh on Saturday for a meet-and-greet with fans as part of a SPEEDO USA promotion at Flip Flop Shops inside Crabtree Valley Mall.
“Honestly, it’s just giving back to the community,” Lochte told The Daily Dispatch. “Meeting all these fans that come out just to see me, it’s pretty amazing and I’m definitely humbled that swimming got me this far. I never thought in a million years that swimming would get me to where I walk in and people want my autograph or my picture.
“I think that’s awesome.”
The student-athletes at Kerr-Vance Academy were recognized for their achievements on Thursday night during the school’s 2014-15 athletic banquet.
Susan and I had as fine a time as we’ve ever had babysitting our 7-month-old granddaughter Ruth Anne Shifflette while our daughter Laura and her husband Eddie attended an out of town wedding last weekend.
For the Elite Sports Network Henderson Flash 17U travel basketball team, Tuesday, May 19, 2015 was a day they’ll remember for the rest of their lives.
Although the playing conditions were far from ideal, the fifth annual Henderson-Vance County Crime Stoppers Golf Tournament still managed to take place and complete on Thursday afternoon at Kerr Lake Country Club.
It was a celebration Wednesday night inside the Northern Vance High School cafeteria.
After a season, which ended last week in the NCISAA 1A quarterfinals, three members of the Kerr-Vance Academy girls’ soccer team were recognized with postseason honors.
One season ago, Warren County girls’ track and field standout Starbesha Satterwhite ended a successful junior campaign placing third in the 200 meters at the NCHSAA 2-A track and field championships.
Decisions, decisions, decisions. That’s what tournament bass fishing is all about.
A pair of Warren County athletes will be in Greensboro Saturday competing in the N.C. High School Athletic Association Class 2-A track and field championships at Belk Track on the campus of North Carolina A&T State University.
Having been a three-sport athlete at the Crossroads Christian School for the past two years, senior Michaela Nicholas will now begin shifting her focus to solely one sport at the next level.