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Boys Soccer

Firebirds roast Henderson Collegiate Pride 9-0

By Amanda Dixon
| September 27, 2021

CREEDMOOR — Falls Lake Academy defeated Henderson Collegiate 9-0 in soccer on Sept. 16. Earlier this...

Jaydon Crabtree takes a quick break while another player is down on the field in an early September game.

Football

Vikings land in Hornets’ nest, lose 4th in a row

By Amanda Dixon
| September 27, 2021

DURHAM — The Hillside Hornets stung South Granville for five touchdown passes in the first quarter e...

Emilie Councilman, center, passes the ball forward as her Viking teammates Chelsea Harris, right, and Madison Staton watch.

Volleyball

Lady Vikings prevail over Lady Panthers

By Amanda Dixon
| September 27, 2021

STEM — Friendships were put on hold Sept. 21 as rivals Granville Central and South Granville met on ...

Courtney Williams dominated at the net for Webb. Williams was credited for 20 kills in the match against South Granville. Amanda Dixon | Butner-Creedmoor News

Lady Warriors rip Lady Vikings

By Amanda Dixon
| September 22, 2021

OXFORD — Courtney Williams led the J.F. Webb Lady Warriors to a 3-1 victory over the visiting South ...

Trent Harrington, center with ball, is surrounded by Riverside-Durham Pirates. Harrington manages to gain extra yards with Pirates drapped all over him. Amanda Dixon | Butner-Creedmoor News

Riverside-Durham Pirates raid Panthers 40-12

By Amanda Dixon
| September 22, 2021

STEM — Granville Central dropped a 40-12 non-conference football decision to the visiting Riverside-...

Carrboro's Phillip Klem, right, sends a flying kick right at Jason Carroll, keeper for the Vikings, during Wednesday’s contest.

Boys Soccer

Vikings stumble on offense, fall to Carrboro

By Amanda Dixon
| September 20, 2021

CREEDMOOR — Carrboro opened the Sept. 15 conference match against the Vikings with a flurry of goals...

Cameron Monroe led the Patriots with six kills and four blocks. The senior also recorded an ace and a dig.

Volleyball

Patriots drop 3rd loss in a row in defeat to Falls Lake

By Marty Simpkins
| September 22, 2021

WAKE FOREST — Franklin Academy’s volleyball team is falling behind in conference play after a 3-1 (1...

Luke Sharon, left, tells his receiver to keep running as the Orange High defense closes in for a sack.

Football

Granville Central still looking for its 1st win

By Amanda Dixon
| September 14, 2021

HILLSBOROUGH — Granville Central traveled to Orange High on Friday night searching in vain for its f...

Alexa Riley dives to return the ball for the Lady Panthers during the Sept. 9 match against the Vance County Vipers.

Volleyball

Panthers lose after yellow card breaks their focus

By Amanda Dixon
| September 14, 2021

STEM — The officials were front and center Sept. 9 during a fiercely close volleyball contest betwee...

Southern Nash junior Tralon MItchell (7) runs with the ball during Friday’s home game against South Granville. Mitchell had a 45-yard TD run in the Firebirds’ 51-26 win.

Football

Southern Nash burns Vikings in game marked by big plays

By Amanda Dixon
| September 14, 2021

STANHOPE — South Granville had a solid offensive showing against the Southern Nash Firebirds, but it...

Morgan Newton, right, aims for the open space to score for Falls Lake.

Volleyball

Falls Lake tames Panthers with size, strength

By Amanda Dixon
| September 14, 2021

STEM — A new crosstown rivalry began Monday when the Falls Lake Lady Firebird volleyball team defeat...

Southern Nash senior Jackson Vick takes off on a kick return during Friday’s home game against South Granville. Vick ran for 200 yards and four touchdowns as well as a 91-yard kickoff return TD in the Firebirds’ 51-26 win.

Firebirds sloppy but effective in thrashing South Granville

From staff reports
| September 13, 2021

STANHOPE — Southern Nash High senior Jackson Vick enjoyed his best rushing night of the season as th...

Kelcey Peterson had 12 kills in the Aug. 31 match.

Area roundup

Lady Firebirds survive tangle with Vance Charter

From staff reports
| September 9, 2021

HENDERSON — The Falls Lake Lady Firebirds survived a four-set match with the Vance Charter Lady Knig...

Ashton Boone, right, tries to control the ball for Oxford Prep before Ethan Edwards can move into position.

Soccer

Vikings’ relentless scoring topples Griffins

By Amanda Dixon
| September 8, 2021

CREEDMOOR — South Granville picked up its first win of the season with a 6-0 victory over the Oxford...

Jaydon Crabtree, center, rushes the Lee County quarterback Friday.

Football

Yellow Jackets give Vikings the stinger and another scoreless week

By Amanda Dixon
| September 8, 2021

CREEDMOOR — The Lee County defense buzzed around the field and swarmed at the right time to stop the...

Runners met Aug. 31 for the first cross-country meet of the season hosted by Falls Lake Academy.

Cross-Country

PHOTOS: Unicorns dominate Falls Lake's 1st meet

By Amanda Dixon
| September 8, 2021

BUTNER — Falls Lake Academy hosted its first cross-country meet at Butner Athletic Park on the hot a...

The Granville Central defense tries to stop the Person running back in the back field.

Football

Rockets power past winless Panthers

By Amanda Dixon
| September 8, 2021

STEM — Granville Central struggled to find consistent offense against the Person Rockets on Sept. 3,...

William Hawkins caught two passes for 45 yards and a touchdown for the Huskies in the win over South Granville.

Football

Vikings fall 34-0 to Heritage

By Amanda Dixon
| August 31, 2021

WAKE FOREST — South Granville moved to 1-1 on the season with a 34-0 loss to the Heritage Huskies on...

Granville Central’s Ryan Johnson, left, uses a stiff arm to hold Bunn defender Jay'von Perry on a running play. Granville Central dropped a 34-0 non-conference decision to Bunn.

Football

Panthers unable to muster any points against Bunn

By Amanda Dixon
| August 31, 2021

STEM — Lavadous Bolden and the Bunn Wildcats rolled over Granville Central 34-0 in the Aug. 27 home ...

South Granville’s Destini Bland, center, tries to hit the ball over the wall set by Oxford Prep's Kadence Woodlief, Delaney Lowery and Emily Hobgood.

Volleyball

Lady Griffins remain undefeated after trouncing Vikings

By Amanda Dixon
| August 31, 2021

CREEDMOOR — The Oxford Preparatory Lady Griffins remain undefeated on the volleyball court after a 3...


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