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Billy Blevins earned baseball all-conference honors for Granville Central.

Panthers, Vikings fill baseball all-conference list

By Amanda Dixon
| July 20, 2021

CREEDMOOR — Granville Central and South Granville each place three on the Northern Carolina all-conf...

Kailyn Sykes, right, was named to the North Central all-conference soccer team for the Falls Lake Academy Lady Firebirds. Amanda Dixon | Butner-Creedmoor News file

Falls Lake girls named to all-conference

By Amanda Dixon
| July 14, 2021

CREEDMOOR — The Falls Lake girls soccer program placed two on the North Central Conference all-confe...

Stephen Dunlow earned North Central all-conference honors for Falls Lake Academy. Amanda Dixon | Butner-Creedmoor News file

Firebird pitchers get conference honors

By Amanda Dixon
| July 14, 2021

CREEDMOOR — The North Central Conference recently released its baseball all-conference list and two ...

Kennedy Teasley earned North Central honorable mention recognition for the Lady Firebirds. Amanda Dixon | Butner-Creedmoor News file

NCC recognizes Falls Lake softball standouts

By Amanda Dixon
| July 14, 2021

CREEDMOOR — The Falls Lake Academy placed three on the recently announced North Central softball all...

Wake Forest's Jayson Arendt throws a pitch on the mound.

Baseball

Fungo bring down the Thunder in double-header

By Marty Simpkins
| July 13, 2021

GRANVILLE — Wake Forest Fungo added two more wins to its record with a 6-2 victory and a 9-7 win aga...

Megan Ellis earned all-conference honors for South Granvile. Amanda Dixon | Butner-Creedmoor News file

Lady Vikings dominate NCC postseason awards

By Amanda Dixon
| July 7, 2021

CREEDMOOR — The Northern Carolina Conference recently announced its all-conference honors with the ...

Ronnie Thomas, South Granville High School track and field coach, third from left, is honored with a framed track jersey at a recent event. From left are Calvin Timberlake, Granville County Public Schools athletic director; Jake Wohlfeil, South Granville boys basketball coach; Thomas; his wife Angela Thomas; Bob Lickliter, South Granville athletic director; Lisa Tusa, principal; and C. Efrem Daniel, track and field coach. Amanda Dixon | Butner-Creedmoor News

Ronnie Thomas retires as Viking track coach

By Amanda Dixon
| July 7, 2021

CREEDMOOR — Ronnie Thomas has been the guiding hand for the South Granville track and field program ...

The Granville Central baseball team finished the season with a 10-8 record as the N.C. High School Athletic Association 1A East Region runner-up.

Baseball

Panthers’ historic season comes to end

By Amanda Dixon
| June 25, 2021

HERTFORD — The Granville Central baseball program’s historic season came to a close Wednesday with a...

Wyatt Laws and Austin Falls both look up to catch the ball moments before colliding (left). During the aftermath of the collision (right), the ball pops loose.

Baseball

Panthers survive late-inning rally in 3rd round of playoffs

By Amanda Dixon
| June 21, 2021

STEM — Neither team played up to its potential Saturday afternoon, but Granville Central played well...

Dylan Laws touches second and throws to first for a double play in the 6-0 win over East Wake Academy on Thursday, June 17.

Baseball

Panthers advance on East Wake Academy shutout

By Amanda Dixon
| June 18, 2021

STEM — The Granville Central Panthers kept a paw on the East Wake Academy Eagles in the 6-0 win Thur...

The South Granville High School Lady Vikings softball team poses for a photo after being recognized Monday by the Granville County Board of Commissioners. The board issued a proclamation Monday noting the team’s success under coach Jackie Day, including winning the Eastern Regionals this year and playing in the state championship series.

County proclamation recognizes Lady Vikings’ success

June 17, 2021

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Cade Currin fires from the mound for Granville Central.

Baseball

Panthers on the prowl in playoffs

By Amanda Dixon
| June 16, 2021

STEM — The Granville Central Panthers eased by the Voyager Academy Vikings in the first round of the...

Khawan Bobbitt will be one of the few Viking players returning from the 2021 varsity team. Bobbitt also plays football for the Vikings.

Basketball

South Granville hosts basketball jamboree

By Amanda Dixon
| June 15, 2021

CREEDMOOR — A two-day basketball jamboree at South Granville High School gave coaches an opportunity...

Trevor Hockaday makes the catch for the final out of the game on Saturday. The Vikings defeated rivals Granville Central 4-2.

Baseball

County title goes to Vikings with win over Panthers

By Amanda Dixon
| June 15, 2021

STEM — At the beginning of every season, coaches establish a set of goals for their team. One goal i...

Howard Edwards of Bunn sends Louisburg wrestler Stephen Faulkner flying through the air with a toss.

Wrestling

Bunn takes top wrestling honors in conference meet

By Amanda Dixon
| June 14, 2021

CREEDMOOR — The Bunn Wildcats claimed the Northern Carolina Conference wrestling championship on Wed...

Keith Gardner hit a grand slam for the South Granville Vikings on June,8 to lift the Vikings over the visiting Granville Central Panthers.

Baseball

Gardner’s grand slam gives Vikings win

By Amanda Dixon
| June 15, 2021

CREEDMOOR — Keith Gardner’s third-inning grand slam home run provided the lift the Vikings needed to...

Franklin Academy's Jeremy Pearsall makes the catch for the out. The sophomore recorded two hits, one RBI and one run in the win against Falls Lake Academy.

Baseball

Walk-off win against Falls Lake keeps playoff hopes alive for Patriots

By Marty Simpkins
| June 8, 2021

WAKE FOREST — Franklin Academy’s baseball team is still in the hunt for the 1A state playoffs after ...

Granville Central’s Cade Currin is able to slide in under Landon Mize's tag at second base in Friday night’s game at Louisburg.

Baseball

Panthers drop 3-2 decision to Louisburg

By Amanda Dixon
| June 3, 2021

LOUISBURG — Granville Central dropped a key 3-2 decision on the road at Louisburg on Friday night. ...

Lakin Greathouse tosses the bat to the dugout after drawing a walk for the Panthers.

Baseball

Granville Central wins first game against Louisburg

By Amanda Dixon
| June 3, 2021

STEM — Granville Central managed to hold off the hard-charging Louisburg Warriors in their first mee...

Craig Vacher fires from the mound in the early innings for the Vikings on Thursday, May 27.

Baseball

South Granville falls to Bunn

By Amanda Dixon
| June 3, 2021

CREEDMOOR — Despite Keith Gardner’s home run the Vikings could not generate enough offense to keep u...


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