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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...

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. ...

Viking wrestler Kevin Bell, left, reaches for a foot lock in the match against Roanoke Rapids. Amanda Dixon | Butner-Creedmoor News

Wrestling

Panthers’ grapplers pin down tri-meet win

By Amanda Dixon
| May 28, 2021

CREEDMOOR — Granville Central’s wrestling program dominated the May 19 tri-meet with Roanoke Rapids ...

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...

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 ...

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...

Lane Prochaska celebrates after he crossed the finish line of the 1600-meter run in 4 minutes 55 seconds. Alan Gonzales finished right behind Prochaska at 4:56. Amanda Dixon | Butner-Creedmoor News

Track & Field

Granville teams’ finishes come down to wire

By Amanda Dixon
| May 28, 2021

CREEDMOOR — Granville Central, South Granville and J.F. Webb’s finest track and field standouts comp...

Kate Wright, former athletic director of Falls Lake Academy, said a defining moment in the school's history was winning the first volleyball championship in 2018.

After 4 years, Firebird athletic director says farewell

By Amanda Dixon
| May 27, 2021

CREEDMOOR — Four years ago Falls Lake Academy had a fledgling athletic program full of potential. To...

Ricky Kern threw 52 pitches for South Granville in the season opener against Rolesville in early May.

Baseball

Area roundup: Panthers wallop Warren County

From staff reports
| May 27, 2021

Panthers wallop Warren County STEM – Granville Central had a productive night at the plate with a 16...

South Granville track and field seniors, from left, are Victor Sloan, Benjimin Hunt, Willie Spencer, Jabari Wade, Gabriel Martinez, Aubri Bryan and Rashad Daniel. Not pictured is Alex Aycock.

Track & Field

Vikings dominate in meet against Warren County

By Amanda Dixon
| May 24, 2021

CREEDMOOR — South Granville gave its seniors the best send off possible — a win over Warren County— ...

Keyon Green was the starting pitcher for Falls Lake Academy against Roxboro Community on Tuesday night.

Baseball

Roxboro Community downs Falls Lake Academy baseball

By Amanda Dixon
| May 24, 2021

OXFORD — Roxboro Community worked through three Falls Lake pitchers and pounded five doubles in the ...

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