December 30, 2017 RSS feed / Sports

Person girls overwhelm Bluestone to set up rematch with Gretna

SOUTH BOSTON, VIRGINIA — The Person High School girls’ basketball team had a little more than a week to enjoy the Christmas holiday and recover after a pair of lopsided losses to two of the best teams in the 3A classification.  More...

ON TO THE FINALS

Rockets coast past Bluestone in opening round of G-V Classic

SOUTH BOSTON, VIRGINIA — Person High School boys’ basketball coach Charles Dacus freely admitted that his team didn’t quite play at the same high level it did when it won the final five games of a brutal six-games in nine-day stretc More...

Why I always have my backpack

A couple of days ago, a former sports editor of mine posted a picture of a gym where one of the teams in his coverage area was playing in a holiday tournament.  The moment I saw the picture, I started laughing.  More...

Rocket matmen compete in Chapel Hill Tiger Classic

The Person High School wrestling team took the mat one last time before Christmas break when it competed in the Tiger Classic Friday and Saturday at Chapel Hill High School.  The Rockets finished 25th in the 36-team field with 44 points. More...

THIS WEEK'S SPORTS SLATE

Tuesday  Person Varsity Girls Basketball — at Ragsdale 5:30 p.m. Person Varsity Boys Basketball — at Ragsdale 7 p.m.  Wednesday  Person Wrestling — vs. Northern Guilford 6 p.m.  Thursday   More...

BOWLING SUMMARY

PERSON COUNTY BOWLING LEAGUE Powered by FitzLaw Week 19 Standings Team W L Jacovitch Construction 24 0 Rocket Grill 22 2 Newcomers 18 6 More...