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Red Rams Run Past Louisburg
WILLIAMS' WORLD. Franklinton's Tyreese Williams enjoyed a big night last Friday night during the Red Rams' football victory at Louisburg.
Red Rams Run Past Louisburg

LOUISBURG -- Playing on the field where his father was once a dominant force, Ricky Person, Jr., displayed the same prolific trait last Friday night.
Just while wearing different colors.
The elder Person starred at Louisburg High School in the mid-90s and was the Capital Area Conference Player of the Year his senior campaign.
His son has shown a flair for the dramatic during his career at Franklinton, where he is only a sophomore -- but has already attracted the interest of several Division I schools.


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HURRICANE HIGHFIELD
DOWNING DELIVERS. Louisburg College quarterback Darron Downing escapes for yardage during Sunday's road football decision against Jireh Prep. The Hurricanes won by a convincing 30-2 margin.
HURRICANE HIGHFIELD

MATTHEWS - Even with the overcast skies, it was a sunny day for the Louisburg College football program.
Remnants from recent tropical storms brought the potential for rain Sunday at Rocky River High School, where LC's Trevor Highfield Era was slated to begin against Jireh Prep.
But other than a few drizzles, the weather held off -- but the Louisburg defense didn't.


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Wildcats shut out Vikings
Wildcats shut out Vikings

AURELIAN SPRINGS -- By the end of the first period, the Bunn Wildcats had already amassed 44 points during last Friday's non-conference road football contest at Northwest Halifax.
A running clock was soon utilized, and the Wildcats would go on to roll past the Vikings by a 72-0 margin.
Bunn is now 1-1 on the campaign, while Northwest Halifax slipped to 0-2.


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S. Granville stops Rams
ALL EYES ON HENDERSON. South Granville's Jaida Henderson goes up for a kill during her club's conference victory on Tuesday against the homestanding Franklinton Lady Rams.
S. Granville stops Rams

FRANKLINTON -- Franklinton's young volleyball squad hasn't been able to ease into the 2015 season.
Instead, the Lady Rams have been tested from the start with three matches against perennial powerhouses, including their Northern Carolina Conference opener Tuesday at home against South Granville.
The Lady Vikings return several key performers from their 2014 contingent, which reached the state finals before falling to titan Hendersonville.


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SUCCESS STORY
GET AWAY FROM ME. Bunn's Brian Huskino (left) tries to avoid a Northern Nash defender during last Thursday's soccer match in Red Oak.
SUCCESS STORY

RED OAK -- If there's one opponent that has been a consistent nemesis for the Bunn High School boys soccer team through the years, it's the Northern Nash Knights.
Bunn has been able to squeeze out a few wins over Northern but, for the most part, the Knights have dominated the overall series..
That changed last Thursday as BHS visited the NNHS campus and left with a solid 3-2 triumph.


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Mudcats roll at Frederick
Mudcats roll at Frederick

FREDERICK, MD. -- Keith Curcio was 3-for-4 with a run and two batted in, Dustin Peterson drove in two with two hits and Bradley Roney left the bases loaded while earning his fifth save as the Carolina Mudcats held off the Frederick Keys with an 8-5 win at Nymeo Field at Harry Grove Stadium on Tuesday night in a Class A Carolina League baseball event.
The Mudcats (68-65, 34-30) collected 13 hits and finished 5-for-14 with runners in scoring position in the series-opening victory.


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All Even For LHS
All Even For LHS

LOUISBURG -- Louisburg High School's 2015 girls tennis season has pretty much gone as expected to date for veteran skipper Johnathan Waugh.
Waugh knew the Lady Warriors would experience some growing pains -- at least early on -- with several key players graduated from last year's club.
Louisburg has shown signs of promise, but the club is still in the developmental stage through four matches.
LHS continued its early work last Wednesday with a 6-3 decision at Research Triangle Park.


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Safe Space hosts golf event
Safe Space hosts golf event

LOUISBURG -- Safe Space held its 14th Annual Golf Tournament on August 21 at the Green Hill Country Club.
All proceeds from the tournament go to support the services of Safe Space Inc. a domestic violence services organization.
This tournament has been held for 14 years and is enjoyed by all.


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Kerr-Vance drops close match
Kerr-Vance drops close match

HENDERSON -- The Kerr-Vance Academy varsity soccer team lost 2-1 to The Oakwood School in heartbreaking fashion in overtime last Friday.
It was the Spartans' first home match of the season.
The first half proved to be a defensive battle with neither team able to score.
"It was the best game the boys had played this season," Spartan Coach Devon Honeywell said after the game. "We really kept to the game plan. Despite the loss, this was a good sign for things to come in the future."


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Bunn golf tournament slated

BUNN -- The Bunn High School Baseball Team will host a golf tournament on Oct. 2 at The River Golf and Country Club.
A four-person superball format will be utilized. Cost is $200 per four-person team.
Hole sponsorships will also be available for $100.
Registration will be at noon, with a shotgun start to follow at 1 p.m.


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CONVERGENCE
CONVERGENCE

Louisburg College's defense surrounds Jireh Prep's quarterback during Sunday's game.


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ELEVEN ELEVATES
ELEVEN ELEVATES

Bunn's Bryan Reyes (right) rises for possession during last Thursday's road contest against the Northern Nash Knights. The Wildcats edged Northern by a 3-2 margin.


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SACK ATTACK
SACK ATTACK

Louisburg College's Logan Green (right) comes up with a clutch quarterback sack versus Jireh Prep.


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