Sports

Jan. 21, 2015 @ 04:42 PM

Fourth quarter plagues Lady Spartans

With point guard Emma Pelfrey not at 100 percent health, Kerr-Vance Academy varsity girls’ basketball coach Brian Russell knew his team would be at a disadvantage against conference foe Rocky Mount Academy on Tuesday.


Jan. 21, 2015 @ 04:27 PM

Low point

After a slow start to their season, the month of January has seen more positive outings for the Kerr-Vance Academy varsity boys’ basketball team.


Jan. 21, 2015 @ 03:53 PM

Vanguards fall to Louisburg

The Vance-Granville Community College men’s basketball team was defeated 93-59 to Louisburg College on Jan. 16.


Jan. 21, 2015 @ 03:49 PM

Lady Raiders back at .500

The Southern Vance varsity girls’ basketball team improved to 7-7 overall and 2-2 in 2A Northern Carolina conference action with a 50-45 win over North Carolina School of Science and Math on Tuesday evening.


Jan. 20, 2015 @ 03:47 PM

Djokovic, Williams roll in first round at Melbourne

As a first-time dad with a baby at home, Novak Djokovic could see merits in the tale of Serena Williams' mid-match espresso that has been brewing in the lead-up to the Australian Open.


Jan. 20, 2015 @ 03:39 PM

Coach K captures 999th win as Blue Devils take down Pitt 79-65

Because all those Duke's guards put up some big numbers, their Hall of Fame coach is on the brink of an even bigger one.


Jan. 20, 2015 @ 03:33 PM

N.C. Coyotes storm past Greenville Galaxy

The No. 15 nationally ranked North Carolina Coyotes ABA team improved to 8-3 on the season with a 138-87 win over the Greenville Galaxy on Jan. 17.


Jan. 17, 2015 @ 03:07 PM

Oakwood stays undefeated with win over Lady Colts

Facing an undefeated opponent in Oakwood, the Crossroads Christian varsity girls' basketball team was defeated 70-37 on Friday night.


Jan. 17, 2015 @ 03:04 PM

Missed Opportunity

After connecting on seven of his first 10 three point tries on Friday night versus Oakwood, Crossroads Christian junior point guard Jeremiah Green was confident he’d knock down his final attempt.


Jan. 17, 2015 @ 02:59 PM

On the Water Weekly: Preparations begin for upcoming competitions

I mentioned a few weeks back that local angler and bass tournament host Brandon Gray had qualified to compete in the upcoming Bassmasters Classic on Lake Hartwell in South Carolina.