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Cade Currin, right, calls off Lakin Greathouse and makes the catch for the Granville Central Panthers.

Granville Central falls to Heide Trask

By Amanda Dixon
| May 17, 2022

STEM — Granville Central’s season came to a close with an 8-4 loss to Heide Trask in the second roun...

Charlie Vestal dives toward the plate for the Vikings, while the Holmes catcher waits for the ball during the May 12 contest. Vestal was safe on the play.

Vikings survive wild start

By Amanda Dixon
| May 22, 2022

CREEDMOOR — South Granville hosted Holmes Aces in the second round of the 2A baseball playoff on May...

Megan Ellis, left, calls for the pop-up and Maddie Gerovac backs away on the play.

Lady Vikings beat Bulldogs 24-0

By Amanda Dixon
| May 16, 2022

CREEDMOOR — South Granville hammered out 19 hits against the Wallace-Rose Hill Bulldogs in the first...

Sadie Bowling attacks the ball with a toe kick to send it over Sharon Lascurain-Aguilar's head.

Seniors celebrate sweeping win

By Amanda Dixon
| May 15, 2022

CREEDMOOR —  There was a lot riding on the outcome of the match between the Granville Central Lady P...

Hannah Lynch, right, poses with her mother prior to the start of the game on May 5. Lynch is the lone senior for Granville Central softball.

Lady Panthers fall to South Granville

By Amanda Dixon
| May 10, 2022

STEM — Hannah Lynch, Granville Central’s lone senior, was honored prior to the start of the May 5 co...

Dylan Laws starts on the mound for Granville Central.

Panthers fall on senior night

By Amanda Dixon
| May 10, 2022

STEM — Granville Central wanted to send the four seniors — Austin Falls, Caleb Underwood, Mathew Pen...

Skylar Tippett, Morgan Watkins and Lillian Rodak were honored by their Falls Lake Acedemy teammates, coaches and families prior to the start of the game against N.C. School of Science and Math on May 5. Falls Lake won 16-0.

Lady Firebirds roast Unicorns

By Amanda Dixon
| May 10, 2022

CREEDMOOR — Falls Lake Academy honored seniors Lillian Rodak, Morgan Watkins and Skyler Tippett prio...

Savannah Thompson, left, and Megan Ellis, both seniors, were honored prior to the start of the game against Vance County on May 4.

Lady Vikings top Vipers

By Amanda Dixon
| May 9, 2022

CREEDMOOR — South Granville honored seniors Megan Ellis and Savannah Thompson prior to the start of ...

Greyson Watkins, left, takes the throw as Brayden Garrett dives toward third base. Garrett was called safe on the play and evetually scored for Webb.

Vikings prevail over Webb

By Amanda Dixon
| May 8, 2022

CREEDMOOR — South Granville closed the book on the Webb Warriors with the 8-1 win over the cross-cou...

Madison Martinez-Molina, center, battles two Southern Durham players for the ball. Ellie Bryan moves in from the left to help pass the ball.

South Granville outscores Spartans

By Amanda Dixon
| May 8, 2022

CREEDMOOR — South Granville adjusted its style of play against the Southern Durham Lady Spartans on ...

Chloe Henderson calls for the pass for the Lady Vikings.

Lady Vikings stun Granville Central

By Amanda Dixon
| May 8, 2022

STEM — It was your typical knock down drag out battle on the soccer field between the visiting Lady ...

Georgia Preddy, left, hit an inside-the-park home run and Savannah Thompson hit two home runs over the fence against Granville Central on April 27.

South Granville soundly defeats Lady Panthers

By Amanda Dixon
| May 2, 2022

CREEDMOOR — South Granville scored 26 runs in the second inning en route to a 34-0 win over the Gran...

Campers and instructors gather for a group photo at the Little Lady Vikings softball camp on April 23. More than 40 campers signed up to participate in the one-day softball camp.

Team hosts Little Lady Vikings softball camp

By Amanda Dixon
| May 1, 2022

CREEDMOOR — The 2022 South Granville Lady Vikings softball coaching staff and team hosted a Little L...

Sydney Hockaday uses two hands to keep the ball in front of her in the game against Orange High on April 20.

Lady Vikings squeeze Orange

By Amanda Dixon
| April 26, 2022

CREEDMOOR  — South Granville hosted a strong Orange High team on April 20, but the Lady Vikings mana...

Savannah Thompson, left, and Brooke Chabala each hit a home run against Carrboro on April 22.

South Granville tames Jaguars

By Amanda Dixon
| April 26, 2022

CREEDMOOR — South Granville wasted no time locking away the 23-0 win over the Carrboro Jaguars on Ap...

Stephen Dunlow hurls from the mound for the Falls Lake Firebirds in the game against East Wake Academy on Friday night.

Pitcher’s duel won with solo shot

By Amanda Dixon
| April 26, 2022

OXFORD — Falls Lake Academy had a lot on the line when it  hosted the East Wake Eagles on April 19. ...

South Granville High School honored its softball alumni on April 22. Players and coaches from the first team South Granville ever fielded up to the players from the 2021 team were recognized.

SGHS softball alumni honored

By Amanda Dixon
| April 25, 2022

CREEDMOOR — Some of the most elite softball players and coaches in the state gathered in center fiel...

Craig Vacher works from the circle for the Vikings against Smithfield-Selma in the Johnston County Easter baseball tournament.

Vikings go 2-1 in Easter tournament

By Amanda Dixon
| April 21, 2022

FOUR OAKS — South Granville had a productive spring break with the baseball team defeating Smithfiel...

Sydney Hockaday, left, and Kylyn Dean collide trying to track the ball down. Dean made the catch for the Lady Vikings.

Experience tops young Lady Vikings

By Amanda Dixon
| April 19, 2022

GRAHAM — South Granville faced a senior-laden East Rutherford team in the first round of the Souther...

Cade Currin singles for the Panthers in the early innings of the April 11 game against Vance Charter.

Panthers knock out Knights

By Amanda Dixon
| April 18, 2022

OXFORD — It was lights out early for the Vance Charter Knights in the championship game of the Webb ...

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