February 21, 2018 RSS feed / Sports

Second-round bound

Person pulls away from South Brunswick, travels to Eastern Guilford Thursday

The Person High School boys’ basketball team earned itself one more day of practice and another trip on the bus after a 64- 55 victory against South Brunswick in the opening round of the 3-A state playoffs Tuesday at home.  The Rockets are More...

Big fourth quarter lifts Tarboro past RCS in playoffs

The Roxboro Community School boys’ basketball team had its season come to an end with a 90-80 loss to 19th-seeded Tarboro in the opening round of the 1A state playoffs Tuesday at home. More...

The true best of the best of Person County

For the past few weeks, I hope you’ve been seeing ads in the paper and on our Facebook page promoting our “Best of the Best of Person County” contest.  In a nutshell, our readers nominate and select businesses and individuals i More...

Jimenez named Athlete of the Week

Person High School wrestler Nick Jimenez is this week’s winner of the Grissom & Holloman PC Attorneys at Law Athlete of the Week award.  Jimenez advanced to the final day of competition in the state wrestling tournament.  He may p More...

Stokes named Athlete of the Week

Roxboro Community School boys basketball player Nasir Stokes is this week’s winner of the Bowes Collision Center Athlete of the Week award.  Stokes had strong performances to help lead the Bulldogs to the NCAC title game. More...

Bass tournaments set for this spring at Mayo Park

The Person County Recreation, Arts and Parks Department is hosting open bass tournaments this spring at Mayo Lake.  The tournaments will take place March 10, April 14, May 12 and June 9.  The entry fees will be $75 with a $10 prize for bigg More...

Couch to 5K running program

The Person County Recreation, Arts and Parks Department will be offering the Couch to 5K running program beginning in February.  This program is designed for new runners, beginning with walking and progressing through jogging and then on to run More...

Youth volleyball league registration continues

The Person County Recreation, Arts and Parks Department is holding individual registration for its youth volleyball leagues through Feb. 28.  Participants must be 8-years-old and cannot be 18-years-old on or before Jan. 1, 2018.  More...

Little league baseball and softball signups continue

The Person County Recreation, Arts, and Parks Department and Person County Little League will be having individual registration for Little League baseball and softball through Feb. 15. More...

Women’s spring volleyball signups underway

The Person County Recreation, Arts and Parks Department will have team registration for its spring women’s volleyball league through March 7. A mandatory coaches’ meeting will be held March 7 at 6 p.m. at the parks and recreation Office. More...

Players, coaches and volunteers give Rocket Park a little polish before season

The Person High School baseball field got a little sprucing up after a busy day of work by coaches, players and volunteers.  More...