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LIGHTS-OUT RIVALRY
A BIG GAME FOR GARRETT. Louisburg High School fullback Garrett Ingraham (with ball) rushed for 195 yards for his club during last Friday night's home football defeat against the Bunn Wildcats.
LIGHTS-OUT RIVALRY

LOUISBURG -- Just when you thought almost everything has happened in the historic Bunn-Louisburg football rivalry through the years, another strange twist comes along.
Early in the second quarter of last Friday's grudge match renewal, the lights went out at LHS' Patterson Field -- leaving the playing surface and stands in almost complete darkness.


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LHS girls on a roll in TRAC
LHS girls on a roll in TRAC

LOUISBURG -- Louisburg High School has provided an emphatic defense of its Tar-Roanoke Athletic Conference volleyball championship to date.
The Lady Warriors have won six TRAC matches without even dropping a set -- including a doubleheader sweep Tuesday against the Weldon Mighty Chargers.


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Knights Outlast Bunn
DO THE BUMP. Bunn's Rey Murillo (right) tries to avoid contact from Northern Nash's Thomas Roy during last Thursday's boys soccer match.
Knights Outlast Bunn

RED OAK -- The waiting game proved to be a key attribute last Thursday for the Northern Nash Knights during a non-league boys showdown against the Bunn Wildcats.
Northern Nash had controlled BHS in convincing fashion one week earlier in Franklin County, but the Wildcats would prove to be a much more feisty foe this time around.


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A CLOSE CALL
SAVE MASTER. Louisburg's Brevonte Bullock (left) goes up for an acrobatic save during last Thursday's road soccer match at Southern Nash.
A CLOSE CALL

STANHOPE -- With such a young roster at his disposal, Coach Chris Cannady understands there will be a few ups and downs this season for the Louisburg High School boys soccer squad.
An impressive up came last Thursday as Louisburg actually led homestanding Southern Nash in the second half of action before eventually falling by a 4-2 tally.


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Physical Exercise
FIVE ALIVE. Louisburg College's Ramzey Hassen (right) reels in the ball during the Hurricanes' home soccer victory on Tuesday against the University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie.
Physical Exercise

LOUISBURG -- Louisburg College has a tradition-rich history in men's soccer action dating back to the program's inception in the mid-1990s.
And along with that success comes the inevitable fact that LC's coaches will ultimately have the opportunity to work on a higher level.


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SHUTOUT STREAK
SAMMY SKIES. Louisburg College's Sammy Rowland (left) elevates for possession during Tuesday's home win.
SHUTOUT STREAK

LOUISBURG -- Louisburg College's women's soccer squad still isn't revving to Coach Andy Stokes' lofty expectations.
But in Stokes' eyes, the Lady Hurricanes are making progress, including a 2-0 home victory on Tuesday against the University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie in Region X action at Ronald May Field.
Stokes had hoped for a few more offensive fireworks, but USC-S' tactical strategy simply wouldn't allow it.


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Lady Canes defeat Pitt CC
Lady Canes defeat Pitt CC

LOUISBURG -- Coming off a tough stretch against strong competition in Florida two weeks ago, the Louisburg College volleyball squad resumed its Region X volleyball schedule on Sept. 16 at long-time rival Pitt Community College.
Louisburg put together a strong performance and resumed its winning ways with a three-set sweep. Scores were 25-21, 25-19 and 25-19 in favor of the Lady Hurricanes.


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County Sports Schedule Week of Sept. 28-Oct. 4

High School Football
FRIDAY
Franklinton at Corinth Holders 7:30 p.m.
Warren County at Louisburg 7:30 p.m.


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YOUNG GUNS WIN AGAIN
YOUNG GUNS WIN AGAIN

BRINGING HOME ANOTHER TITLE. The Franklin County Young Guns Travel Baseball Team claimed the championship last weekend at a tournament in Oxford.


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LHS tennis gets past Raiders

LOUISBURG -- Louisburg High School's successful girls tennis campaign continued last Thursday with an impressive 8-1 victory against the Southern Vance Lady Raiders.
Louisburg, coached by veteran skipper Johnathan Waugh, is now 6-4 overall as a team.
The Lady Warriors are also currently in first place in the Tar-Roanoke Athletic Conference standings.


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Vanguards in action
Vanguards in action

HENDERSON -- The 2014 Vance-Granville Community College women's volleyball season is underway.
The Vanguards began their season on Sept. 6 with a non-conference tri-match hosted by Mid-Atlantic Christian University in Elizabeth City. VGCC lost both to the host team and to the squad from another four-year school, Christendom College.


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ANOTHER HOOPS SIGNEE FOR VANCE-GRANVILLE
ANOTHER HOOPS SIGNEE FOR VANCE-GRANVILLE

WEBB ALUM. Tyrek Beverly of Oxford, a 2014 graduate of J.F. Webb High School, recently signed a letter of intent to join the men's basketball team at Vance-Granville Community College. Beverly is pictured above (seated, right), signing his letter with his mother, Temeka Marable of Oxford, at his side. Standing in back is VGCC Vanguards head coach Michael Woody. Beverly helped Webb win a state title in 2013.


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CHEST PROTECTOR
CHEST PROTECTOR

Bunn's Bryan Reyes (with ball) tries to keep possession away from Northern Nash's Connor Woodburn during last Thursday's non-conference boys soccer meeting in Red Oak.


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SIDIBEH SHINES AGAIN
SIDIBEH SHINES AGAIN

Louisburg High School's Malik Sidibeh (with ball) had another solid performance last Friday for the Warriors against backyard rival Bunn.


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T.J. TO THE HOUSE
T.J. TO THE HOUSE

Bunn's T.J. Jones escapes up the left side for another touchdown during the Wildcats' road football victory last Friday night against host Louisburg at Patterson Field.


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TOUGH DEFENSE
TOUGH DEFENSE

Louisburg College sophomore Kenia Roa (right) plays some strong defense for the Lady Hurricanes during Tuesday afternoon's Region X home soccer victory against the University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie. Roa prepped at Louisburg High School and is now a starter for the Lady Hurricanes.


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YO-YO
YO-YO

Southern Nash's Jose Salgado (right) appears to have the ball on a string as he tries to dribble past Louisburg's Fabien Calamaco during last Thursday's boys soccer showdown on the SN campus.


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