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South Granville catcher Savannah Thompson blocks the plate on a tag to stop a Curritcuck runner from scoring. Kaitlyn Goss' throw to the plate was perfect for Thompson to make the tag. Amanda Dixon | Butner-Creedmoor News

Softball

Lady Vikings make state championship series

By Amanda Dixon
| May 12, 2021

BARCO — South Granville managed to hold off a seventh-inning charge to defeat the Currituck Lady Kni...

The Lady Vikings cheer Savannah Thompson's home run. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Lady Vikings couldn’t surround home plate and celebrate with their teammate.

Softball

South Granville moves past Eastern Randolph

By Amanda Dixon
| May 11, 2021

CREEDMOOR — Two of the most storied teams in the region met Saturday in the third round of the N.C. ...

Ashley Perez waits for the ball to come down to settle it for the Lady Panthers.

Girls soccer

Lady Panther soccer falls in 2nd round against Manteo

By Amanda Dixon
| May 11, 2021

STEM — Granville Central’s soccer season came to a close with a 3-0 loss to Manteo on Wednesday, May...

Kailen Craddock follows the shot to the goal and scores for Granville Central as the Vance Charter keeper bobbles the ball.

Girls soccer

Lady Panthers advance after quadruple-OT

By Amanda Dixon
| May 6, 2021

STEM – Granville Central pulled off a 2-1 win over Vance Charter in the fourth overtime period Monda...

Madeleine Kearns turns on the pitch and launches the ball to left field.

Softball

Lady Firebirds sink Voyager Vikings

By Amanda Dixon
| May 6, 2021

CREEDMOOR — The regular season finale Friday pitted the Falls Lake Lady Firebirds against the Voyage...

Brooke Bowling works in the circle for the Lady Vikings.

Softball

South Granville eases by First Flight in 1st round

By Amanda Dixon
| May 6, 2021

CREEDMOOR – After a brief rain delay Monday afternoon, the Lady Vikings faced a tough First Flight t...

Savannah Thompson throws out a Granville Central runner on a steal attempt.

Softball

Lady Vikings shut out Panthers, head to softball playoffs

By Amanda Dixon
| May 3, 2021

STEM — South Granville closed the regular season with a 12-0 win over Granville Central in softball ...

Lina Chavez outruns a Webb player to the ball. Chavez scored the first goal of the night for South Granville.

Girls soccer

Lady Vikings battle hard to shut out Webb

By Amanda Dixon
| April 28, 2021

CREEDMOOR — The final 9-0 score doesn’t indicate just how tough J.F. Webb played soccer against Sout...

Granville Central’s Alexis Whitfield slides safely into home plate. Ragan Holloman waits for the ball to be thrown by the catcher on the passed ball.

Softball

‘One heck of a game’: Granville Central sweeps Louisburg

By Amanda Dixon
| April 27, 2021

LOUISBURG — It was the final conference meeting between Granville Central and Louisburg on Thursday,...

Leah Parrott moves the ball out to Sandra Jimenez in the first half of action Friday.

Girls soccer

Lady Panthers seniors sparkle in win over Webb

By Amanda Dixon
| April 27, 2021

STEM — Granville Central recognized Deysi Elvira and Leah Parrott on Friday during its soccer progra...

Khawan Bobbitt drags three Pam Pack defenders along for a couple of yards.

Football

Vikings fall in opening round of playoffs

By Amanda Dixon
| April 21, 2021

WASHINGTON — South Granville fell 35-0 to the Washington Pam Pack in the first round of the N.C. Hig...

Kennedy Teasley takes over in the circle for Falls Lake Academy.

Softball

Falls Lake held scoreless by Vance Charter

By Amanda Dixon
| April 16, 2021

CREEDMOOR — The Falls Lake Lady Firebirds struggled at the plate and in the field in the Tuesday aft...

Jaydon Crabtree finds the camera on the touchdown run in the fourth quarter. Crabtree would make an interception and score again for the Vikings.

Football

Vikings, Panthers put 97 on board: South Granville moves to playoffs

By Amanda Dixon
| April 16, 2021

CREEDMOOR — The winner of the final regular-season game between the Granville Central Panthers and S...

Paige Strickland, left, and Jenna Curry each blasted a home run against the Warren County Lady Eagles on April 8. South Granville won 13-0.

Softball

Bowling pitch-perfect in win over Warren County

By Amanda Dixon
| April 12, 2021

WARRENTON — It took 59 pitches and a couple of timely home runs for the South Granville softball tea...

Claire Yancey hammers out a single to right field for the Granville Central Lady Panthers. Yancey had the first hit against South Granville this season.

Softball

Lady Vikings shut out rivals Lady Panthers 12-0

By Amanda Dixon
| April 8, 2021

CREEDMOOR — South Granville’s softball team defeated crosstown rivals Granville Central 12-0 on Tues...

Samantha Sherer flicks the ball away with her head.

Girls soccer

Lady Patriots keep Falls Lake scoreless

By Amanda Dixon
| April 6, 2021

CREEDMOOR — The visiting Franklin Academy Lady Patriots dominated play Monday afternoon in a match w...

Jaheim Heartsfield tries to handle a toss from Javon Bullock who was wrapped up by the South Granville defense. Heartsfield fumbled the ball and Ethen Josselin recovered it for the Vikings.

Football

Vikings wallop Warriors 43-0

By Amanda Dixon
| April 6, 2021

OXFORD — South Granville rolled to a 43-0 win over J.F. Webb on Thursday night. The Warriors celebra...

Paige Strickland touches the plate after a home run.

Softball

Lady Vikings toast Bunn Wildcats 17-0

By Amanda Dixon
| April 1, 2021

CREEDMOOR — South Granville’s bats on Tuesday were hotter than a fireworks display in July During t...

Sean Peterson tries to get away from two Bunn defenders.

Football

Vikings shut out Wildcats 34-0

By Amanda Dixon
| March 30, 2021

CREEDMOOR — South Granville cruised to a 34-0 win over the Bunn Wildcats on Friday night. The Viking...

South Granville's Maddie Gerovac swings to connect with the ball.

Softball

South Granville defeats Louisburg in 5 innings

By Amanda Dixon
| March 30, 2021

LOUISBURG — The Lady Warriors had a difficult time protecting their home field in Thursday afternoon...


local news

Granville County's Spring Clean Out is Saturday

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