May. 27, 2015 @ 05:46 PM

Baskett steps down as Vikings' track coach

Last Wednesday at the Northern Vance spring athletic banquet, longtime Vikings track coach Wilton Baskett made a major announcement.

May. 26, 2015 @ 11:45 PM

'Humbled that swimming got me this far’

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.

May. 23, 2015 @ 08:38 PM

Spartans honor 2014-15 student-athletes

The student-athletes at Kerr-Vance Academy were recognized for their achievements on Thursday night during the school’s 2014-15 athletic banquet.

May. 23, 2015 @ 09:37 AM

Embracing precious time

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.

May. 23, 2015 @ 08:50 PM

‘Do the work now’

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.

May. 22, 2015 @ 05:55 PM

Crime Stoppers golf tourney proves to be a success

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. 

May. 21, 2015 @ 10:04 PM

Vikings celebrated

It was a celebration Wednesday night inside the Northern Vance High School cafeteria.

May. 20, 2015 @ 09:44 PM

Postseason achievements

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. 


May. 19, 2015 @ 06:37 PM

Satterwhite; a state champion

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.

May. 16, 2015 @ 08:45 PM

Fixing a bad decision

Decisions, decisions, decisions. That’s what tournament bass fishing is all about.