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OXFORD — J.F. Webb’s football team has found momentum three weeks after coming out of a COVID-19-induced quarantine that lasted one month.

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HENDERSON — Vance County’s 4-1 record entering Friday night’s football game with one-win South Granville might have been anticipated on paper, but the raucous celebration on the Vipers’ sideline following their 18-12 victory belied that notion.

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OXFORD — Some stout bend-but-don’t-break defensive play powered J.F. Webb to a 41-0 shutout of visiting Carrboro in the Warriors’ Homecoming night game on Friday.

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HENDERSON — Another home matchup for the Vance County football team came down to the closing seconds on Friday evening.

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HENDERSON — The Oxford Prep and Vance Charter volleyball teams converged at the latter’s gymnasium on Wednesday evening for their highly-anticipated rematch in front of a sold out and exuberant crowd.

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HENDERSON — At the halfway point of the 2021 season, Vance County High School’s football team finds itself in a position to make a deep playoff run.

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WARRENTON — Nakira Bullock was the only member of the Warren County volleyball team to be honored as part of the program’s senior night festivities on Tuesday afternoon.

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WARRENTON — After three consecutive weeks marred by injuries and inconsistency, Warren County High’s football team put together one of its best offensive performances of the year on Friday with a 44-36 victory over Northwest Halifax.

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OXFORD — Javon Bullock scored on runs of 72 and 50 yards the first two times he touched the ball for J.F. Webb in the first quarter on Friday night, leading the Warriors to a 26-6 victory on Friday night over cross-county rival Granville Central.

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CARRBORO — Northern Lakes Athletic Conference play for the Vance County football team got off to an exceptional start against Carrboro on Friday evening.

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HENDERSON — The second half of the 2021 high school football season is in full swing, with all three local teams embarking on a tough schedule of conference opponents.

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OXFORD — The dream season for the Oxford Prep volleyball program is very much alive and well following Thursday’s 3-0 victory over South Granville.

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HENDERSON — Vance County Middle School’s football game against Terrell Lane did not go the way head coach Michael Rice had intended.

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FRANKLINTON — Vance Charter’s soccer program now finds itself with momentum entering the final four weeks of the regular season.

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Duke’s Jordan Waters (7) gets upended after catching a pass in second-quarter action in the Blue Devils’ game against Kansas. Duke used a third-quarter outburst to put the game away and won 52-33 on a day that also saw N.C. State upset ninth-ranked Clemson 27-21 and UNC fall 45-22 to Georgia…

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OXFORD — J.F. Webb’s football team couldn’t overcome a lights-out Central Davidson running game on Friday — or the lights-out performance of a tree on the north end of its own stadium.

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HENDERSON — Oxford native and veteran short track competitor Terry Dease has been waiting patiently over the past several months to make the trip up to Martinsville Speedway for the ValleyStar Credit Union 300.

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HENDERSON — Crossroads Christian’s men’s soccer team lost 4-3 to Neuse Christian Academy back on Aug. 26, dropping their record to 0-4 at the time.

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HENDERSON — Crossroads Christian’s men’s soccer team lost 4-3 to Neuse Christian Academy back on Aug. 26, dropping their record to 0-4 at the time.

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Legislation that would lead to new controls upon the nonprofit body governing North Carolina high school sports has been agreed to in principle, state officials said Thursday. But there's still uncertainty, as all the details haven't been worked out.

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HENDERSON — Vance County High School’s football team is set to play its first game in three weeks after COVID-19 issues forced the program to go into quarantine following their win over Riverside-Durham on Sept. 3.

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Duke running back Mataeo Durant (21) scores the Blue Devils’ first touchdown of the game in a 30-23 victory over Northwestern on Saturday in Durham. Duke was but one of the area college teams that fared well on the day, as UNC Chapel Hill defeated Virginia 59-39 and N.C. State beat Furman, 45-7.

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HENDERSON — Although the COVID-19 pandemic remains a concern throughout North Carolina, a much more normal fall sports season has returned to high schools in Vance, Granville and Warren County.

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HENDERSON — Henderson resident Allen Kingree had plenty of reasons to celebrate following a successful outing near Nashville, Tennessee, last weekend for the Bass Pro Shops U.S. Open Regional Qualifying Event.

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WARRENTON — After going 1-2 to start the 2021 season, Warren County High’s football team will take part in its first conference game on Friday, against Southeast Halifax on the road.

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HENDERSON — Tuesday evening supplied another tough outing for the Vance County High School volleyball team.

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OXFORD -- The J.F. Webb High School football program will miss the next two weeks of the 2021 season due to COVID-19 issues going on within the team.

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HENDERSON — A much anticipated rematch for Warren County against Louisburg on Friday evening ultimately ended in disappointment.

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HENDERSON — The 2020 edition of the Vanco Outdoor Classic at Kerr-Vance Academy was much more subdued than normal due to restrictions put in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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HENDERSON — For approximately 45 minutes on Tuesday evening, it appeared that Crossroads Christian’s stellar beginning to the 2021 volleyball season would hit an unexpected setback.

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OXFORD — Following a tough loss to Warren County last weekend, J.F. Webb was looking to bounce back with another challenging non-conference opponent in Bunn on Friday.