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Panthers cross-country finishes third

By Amanda Dixon
| November 29, 2021

STEM — Granville Central wrapped up its cross-country season with a third place finish in the 3.1 mi...

Savannah Thompson, left-center, signs to play softball at NC Wesleyan. Thompson is surrounded by her family for the historic event on Wed., Nov 10. Amanda Dixon | Butner-Creedmoor News

Viking trio signs to extend athletic careers

By Amanda Dixon
| November 17, 2021

CREEDMOOR — Family and friends surrounded Keith Gardner, Megan Ellis and Savannah Thompson on Wedne...

Carmen Moore, left, heads down the court with the ball for Falls Lake. Moore scored 13 to help the Lady Firebirds defeat Henderson Collegiate 55-30 on Nov. 11. Other top scorers were Ashbee Stanbridge (10) and Emerson Thompson (24). The Lady Firebirds are now 1-1 on the season after losing  54-43 at Ravenscroft on Tuesday. The girls play Louisburg on Nov. 22. Also on Nov. 11, Henderson Collegiate defeated the Falls Lake’s boys varsity team 84-42. Gill Clopton | Contributed photo

Lady Firebirds hand defeat to Henderson Collegiate

November 17, 2021

Carmen Moore, left, heads down the court with the ball for Falls Lake. Moore scored 13 to help the L...

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VIEWS AND REVIEWS

How fast can a Banana Slug run?

By Jean McCamy
| November 17, 2021

While watching the Northwestern Wildcats battle the Indiana Hoosier to a soccer overtime, someone sa...

Noah Kilgore, right, flies through the air as he hangs on to the Nash Central running back. Amanda Dixon | Butner-Creedmoor News

Football

Vikings end season with 13-6 loss during 2nd round

By Amanda Dixon
| November 16, 2021

ROCKY MOUNT — South Granville’s hopes of extending its season past the second round of the 2A playof...

Boy's Soccer

Falls Lake’s soccer season ends

From staff reports
| November 11, 2021

Falls Lake’s season ends GOLDSBORO — Falls Lake Academy’s soccer season came to a close with a 1-0 l...

The 2021 Butner-Stem Middle School soccer team includes Hunter Hautz, Mario Herrera Balleza, Peyton Williams, Carlos Cardona, C.J. Briggs, Joel Tavera-Garcia, Joel Chavez, Alex Jimenez Cruz, Jose Salazar, Luisangel Madrigal Morales, Regi Carpenter,  Michael Craanen,  Van Perez Jenkins, Edwin Ortiz, Darvin Flores, Jahn Nunez, Bryan Ruiz-Guerrero, Erwin Galvan-Orozco, Andrew Flores, Braeden Greenup, Christian Martinez Gomez, Yandel Palacios, Christopher Gonzalez-Palacios, Bryan Inestroza Meza, Derek Langley, Edwin Campos Nunez, 
and Joan Vanegas Perez.

Boys Soccer

Butner-Stem Middle School undefeated in soccer

By Amanda Dixon
| November 10, 2021

BUTNER — The Butner-Stem Middle School Falcons finished the soccer season undefeated, according to c...

The 2021 South Granville football team enters the field for the first round of the playoffs. Amanda Dixon | Butner-Creedmoor News

Vikings successfully defend home field in playoffs

By Amanda Dixon
| November 10, 2021

CREEDMOOR — South Granville defended its home field in the first round of the 2A playoffs with a 44-...

Isaiah Gilreath, left, moved the ball over the midline for the Firebirds against Pender in the second round of the 1A playoffs. Amanda Dixon | Butner-Creedmoor News

Boys Soccer

Falls Lake soccer advances in playoffs

By Amanda Dixon
| November 10, 2021

CREEDMOOR — Falls Lake Academy’s soccer program took one step closer to the 1A championship with a 2...

Halie Carroll with a tip for the Lady Firebirds in the second round of the state playoffs.

Volleyball

Lady Firebirds fall at Perquimans

By Amanda Dixon
| November 4, 2021

HERTFORD — Falls Lake traveled to Perquimans on Oct. 28 to face the No. 1 seeded Lady Pirates in the...

Boys Soccer

Falls Lake skates past Henderson Collegiate

By Amanda Dixon
| November 4, 2021

CREEDMOOR — Falls Lake Academy advanced to the second round of the 1A soccer playoffs with a 8-0 win...

OPINION

Student-athletes forgotten in school merger talks

By Amanda Dixon
| November 4, 2021

The Granville County Board of Education just made my life a little easier when it decided to consoli...

Granville Central's player reacts to a header by Jason "Blueberry" Carroll during the first half of action between the Panthers and the Vikings on Wednesday night. Amanda Dixon | Butner-Creedmoor News

Boys Soccer

Panther soccer players edge out Vikings

By Amanda Dixon
| November 1, 2021

CREEDMOOR — South Granville played its heart out in the final home soccer match for seven seniors on...

Trent Harrington, right, takes off on a kickoff return. Josh Heggie, left, takes the angle to stop Harrington. Amanda Dixon | Butner-Creedmoor News

Football

Vikings pummel Panthers on way to state playoffs

By Amanda Dixon
| November 1, 2021

STEM — South Granville invaded Panther Stadium on Friday night, looking for a win to secure a berth ...

Southern Nash's Jackson Vick (26) breaks a long run during Friday's home game against Franklinton. Vick scored two touchdowns and ran for 147 yards in the Firebirds' 48-22 victory.

Football

Southern Nash flattens Franklinton

The Enterprise
| November 1, 2021

With its place secure at No. 2 in the 2-A/3-A Big East Conference varsity football standings, Southe...

Morgan Newton gets a finger tip on the ball for Falls Lake Academy. Amanda Dixon | Butner-Creedmoor News

Volleyball

Falls Lake sends Eagles packing in 2nd round of state playoffs

By Amanda Dixon
| October 28, 2021

CREEDMOOR — Falls Lake Academy continued its quest for another state title by defeating defending st...

Volleyball roundup: Lady Vikings fall in first round

By Amanda Dixon
| October 29, 2021

Lady Vikings fall in first round TABOR CITY — South Granville traveled to Tabor City to play the Sou...

Kelcey Peterson manages to slide the kill by the Southeast Halifax player's hand during the first round of the 1A state playoffs on Saturday. Amanda Dixon | Butner-Creedmoor News

Volleyball

Falls Lake advances in state playoffs by besting Lady Trojans

By Amanda Dixon
| October 27, 2021

CREEDMOOR — Falls Lake Academy handed the Southeast Halifax Lady Trojans a 3-0 loss in the opening r...

Roosevelt Yormie, left, flies in to try to take the ball away from Jayden Jones. Amanda Dixon | Butner-Creedmoor News

Boys Soccer

Firebirds tie Eagles to finish regular season

By Amanda Dixon
| October 27, 2021

CREEDMOOR — Falls Lake and East Wake academies battled to a 1-all tie in soccer Monday night. The Fi...

South Granville recognized its senior football players prior to the game against Webb on Friday night. (seated) Ian Lipsey. (l-r) Malachi Batchelorm Jaydon Crabtree, Zamari Mangum, Micah Wilkerson, Jarrod Lyons and Noah Kilgore. Amanda Dixon | Butner-Creedmoor News

Football

Vikings take Senior Night win over Webb

By Amanda Dixon
| October 27, 2021

CREEDMOOR — South Granville was firing on all cylinders during the Oct. 22 Senior Night, thrashing t...


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