The Daily Dispatch: Fall Sports: August 17, 2012
Special section featuring football, volleyball, cross country, soccer and other sports at Northern, Vance, Southern Vance, J.F. Webb, Warren County, Crossroads Christian, Kerr-Vance and Norlina Christian schools
Fall Sports 2012 Growing into Their Own Friday, August 17, 2012 Reggie Hunter � Southern Vance Bryan Smith � J.F. Webb Chris Privett � Warren County Tray Elam � Northern Vance 2 Northern Vance VIKINGS The Daily Dispatch Football Aug. 17 Aug. 24 Aug. 31 Sept. 7 Sept. 14 Sept. 21 Sept. 28 Oct. 5 Oct. 12 Oct. 19 Oct. 26 Friday, August 17, 2012 Ravenscroft Franklinton @ Louisburg @ South Granville Carrboro @ Orange* North Pitt @ Chapel Hill* Cardinal Gibbons* @ J.F. Webb* Southern Vance* 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. * 3-A Carolina Conference games � Head coach: Eric Watkins, first season. � Last season: Northern was 1-10, 0-5 (sixth) in 3-A Carolina Conference. � Leading offensive returners: Tray Elam (senior running back), Tyquan Bryant (senior quarterback), Travon Scott (senior receiver), Preston Ellis (senior center), Montel Clark (senior offensive lineman). � Leading defensive returners: Elam (linebacker), Devin Anderson (junior linebacker), Benjamin Stewart (cornerback), Clark (defensive end) � Keep an eye on: Anderson at linebacker. � Coach Watkins: "Just judging by the summer, I think we're going to surprise a lot of people." Daily Dispatch file Tyquan Bryant (2), Tyrrick Bullock Daily Dispatch file The work ethic of senior Tray Elam (5), who will anchor Northern as a running back and linebacker, leads head coach Eric Watkins to predict a 1,000-yard season. Ready to turn corners, heads on the way up BY KELLEN HOLTZMAN DISPATCH STAFF Northern Vance head coach Eric Watkins is seeking to "re-establish" Northern Vance football after three consecutive losing seasons. Northern is a combined 6-27 in its previous three campaigns, winning just once in 2011. The Vikings' last state playoff appearance came in 2008. Watkins, who officially joined the program over the summer, knows a thing or two about Eric Watkins success, having built Henderson Middle School into a consistent winner, and more important -- a reliable feeder school for Southern Vance. Now Watkins turns his focus to Northern, which has plenty of talent returning, especially at the skill positions. The face of the team is Tray Elam, a senior running back on offense and linebacker on defense. Watkins said he expects Elam to be a 1,000yard rusher this season. "He shows that every day in practice," Watkins said. "He works hard every day. I can see him getting 1,000 yards. That's my goal for Tray." Elam has a couple of tough, experienced offensive linemen to open holes for him in Preston Ellis and Montel Clark. They'll also be moving bodies for senior quarterback Tyquan Bryant, who showed in the pre-season Pigskin Jamboree that Elam isn't the only Viking with wheels. "What he brings most is leadership. He leads by example," Watkins said of Bryant. The Vikings' coach said Bryant could also line up as a receiver as he has in the past for Northern. Bryant's classmate, Travon Scott, should be one of his top targets, although Elam is the team's leading returning receiver after the departure of Armani Williams to VMI. Tight end Connor McFalls is also back for the Vikes. Even with a couple of standouts, Watkins said defense will be the strength of the team. Elam will be another leader in that department on the outside of a linebacker corps that Watkins is very high on. Junior Devin Anderson will play in the middle with sophomore Anthony Davis on the other side. "He's a great kid, has great character," Watkins said of Anderson, who will also get carries on offense. "He's a great student-athlete representing Northern Vance High School. He's just an all-around great kid. He works hard." Clark and Mykel Williams return to anchor the defensive line and they will welcome a huge addition in 6-foot-2, 380-pound tackle Anthony Jennings, a Southern Vance transfer. "For his size, he can really move," said Watkins. "He's a big addition. It allows us to not use some of our offensive linemen (on defense) as much." Benjamin Stewart leads the secondary at cornerback. Bryant will play free safety and could be joined by freshman, Kristopher Haywood. Scott will also line up as a defensive back. When Watkins was hired, he proclaimed that he would be winning at Northern. "I don't know any other way," he said. While Northern was picked to finish last in the league this season, Watkins is expecting the resurgence of Viking football to come sooner rather than later. Daily Dispatch file Senior Tyquan Bryant is expected to quarterback the Vikings but, with his speed, may also see Contact the writer at email@example.com. time as a receiver this season. FALL SPORTS PREVIEW Sports Editor Design Ad Director Circulation Publisher Kellen Holtzman Alan Wooten Deborah Tuck A.J. Woodell James Edwards Cover photography Cover photo by Mark Dolejs of The Dispatch The Dispatch extends his appreciation to the athletics directors and staff of the area high schools for participating in this year's Fall Sports Preview. MARK DOLEJS / Daily Dispatch Members of the Northern Vance varsity football team are (front, from left) Tray Elam, Kyland Bullock, Xavier Adams, Davonta Terry, Josh Lyons, Darius Hartfield, Selwyn Fains, Michael Spinner, Curtis Thompson, (second row, from left) Antarious Harrington, Antwan Coppedge, Jordan Hicks, Evan Lowery, Jonas Simmons, Tyrrick Bullock, Torez Daves, Travon Scott, Preston Ellis, (third row, from left) Tra Evans, Anthony Davis, Benjamin Stewart, Connor McFalls, Montre Davis, Tyquan Bryant, Devin Anderson, Ta'maj Bullock, Timothy Terry, Danny Whittacre, (fourth row, from left) Justin Care, Cody Reams, Ladarrious Hargrove, Sam Long, Timothy Daye, Shaheem Rainey, Kristopher Haywood, Devonte Barker, Quavon Harris, (fifth row, from left) Chaquan Judkins, Mykel Williams, Deonte Judkins, Anthony Jennings, Jaquay Hill, Denzel Puryear, Montel Clark, Dontavious Richards and Dylan Grissom. Southern Vance Defenders, Mount Bullock anchor hopes BY KELLEN HOLTZMAN DISPATCH STAFF The Daily Dispatch Football Aug. 17 Aug. 24 Aug. 31 Sept. 7 Sept. 14 Sept. 21 Sept. 28 Oct. 5 Oct. 12 Oct. 19 Oct. 26 Friday, August 17, 2012 3 @ Louisburg South Granville Warren County Cedar Ridge open Granville Central @ J.F. Webb* @ Cardinal Gibbons* @ Orange* Chapel Hill* @ N. Vance* 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. * 3-A Carolina Conference games All the pieces appeared to be in place for Southern Vance to make a deep run in the 3-A state playoffs a season ago, but the Raiders' season ended in heartbreak at Clayton Cleveland. Southern's 21-point fourth-quarter lead evaporated with Cleveland tying the game in the final minute. The Raiders, a No. 2 seed, lined up for the winning kick inside the 5-yard line with less than a second on the clock, but the Rams blocked the kick, returned it for a score and advanced to the third round. Most of those Raider pieces are not returning for new head coach Lewis Young, who previously served as former coach Mark Perry's defensive coordinator. But the cupboard isn't exactly bare, Lewis Young either. The Raiders will lean heavily on Reggie Hunter and Xavier Gregory. Young believes they are two of the best defensive players in the state. Both can play just about anywhere on the field, on both sides of the ball, but Hunter stands out at middle linebacker and Gregory at defensive end. Hunter was named pre-season all-state by NCPreps.com after 136 tackles and eight sacks in 2011. "He's the team leader," Young said. "It's just great to have a guy like Reggie Hunter on the team. He does whatever you ask him to do." Gregory was second on the team in tackles and led the team with 10 sacks. "I think Xavier is in the same category as Reggie Hunter," said Young. "He might not get all the publicity Reggie gets, but as far as sheer talent and playing ability, he's a Division I talent. He's so fast, he's strong -- he's benching over 300 pounds." Then there's Mount Bullock, also known as Jaquez Bullock, a returning defensive tackle. Young said the massive, 6-foot-7, 350-pound junior has received interest from LSU, Nebraska, North Carolina, N.C. State and Wake Forest, to name a few schools. "We've been getting letters every week," said Young. "He's a monster. He's a beast inside." Bullock and Gregory are joined on the defensive line by returner Maurice Howard. Jahun Ricks will miss the season for Southern in the secondary due to injury, leaving Jamarcus Perry (cornerback) and Ty-Traveon Roberts to anchor the backfield. Southern got a big lift last season from kicker Mike Burns, who was named all-conference honorable mention. Michael Lopez and Chris Henderson are the leading candidates to replace him. Young must also fill the void of nearly an entire offense, including leading receiver E.J. Miles, tight end Shaq LeMay and an offensive line that paved the way for Miles Clifton to rush for close to 1,400 yards. Chris Henderson, a returning allconference all-purpose back, returns but the Raiders will not have Clifton or Bryan Person, a 1,000-yard rusher in 2010. "He's just a great running back," said Young said of Henderson. "He's hard to bring down and he's got good vision to cut on a dime." Young also likes what he's been seeing from Qualik Shearin, a quick, shifty back. Southern lost not only the entirety of a strong offensive line, but also the group's backup players. Young, however, is optimistic about the new crop which features Taheed Evans, Charlie Kersey and Xavier Fields. "We got some guys that are looking pretty good that I think are going to be OK for us," Young said. Despite the offensive inexperience, the Raiders are as strong at quarterback as they've been since James Harris led the team in 2009. De'Vante Henderson emerged as perhaps the best signal caller in the area last season and is poised for another big year. "Great arm, great running ability. It's great to have a senior like that coming back," said Young. "His accuracy has improved. He's really throwing the ball well. I think this year he has total command of the offense. He knows exactly how to get everyone in the right place at the right time." Through the preseason, Cameron Evans and Shawn Henderson look to be the top receiving targets. Young has been pleased with the progression of the rebuilding offense, but says Southern will be "defense first." "I think we'll be a strong defensive team this year," he said. "And then we'll try and build on that." Contact the writer at kholtzman@ hendersondispatch.com. Daily Dispatch file Reggie Hunter (40), a preseason all-state selection, registered eight sacks and 136 tackles in last year's 9-3 campaign. RAIDERS � Head coach: Lewis Young, first season. � Last year: Southern was 9-3, finished 3-2 (third) in 3-A Carolina Conference; lost in the second round of 3-A state playoffs 40-34 to Clayton Cleveland. � Leading offensive returners: De'Vante Henderson (senior quarterback), Chris Henderson (senior running back). � Leading defensive returners: Reggie Hunter (senior linebacker), Xavier Gregory (senior defensive end), Jamarcus Perry (senior defensive back). � Flying under the radar: Ty-Traveon Roberts (junior defensive back). � Coach Young: "I'm trying mainly to just build the program, trying to instill a lot of discipline, make sure academics are first, make sure the kids are doing what they're supposed to be doing on and off the field." Daily Dispatch file Xavier Gregory (33) had a team-high 10 sacks a year ago. Head coach Lewis Young believes he will showcase skills that make him one of the state's best defenders. FOOTBALL 2011 STATE CHAMPIONS 4-AA Greensboro Page 35, Garner 21 4-A Scotland County 42, Porter Ridge 16 3-AA Northern Guilford 31, Shelby Crest 7 3-A Havelock 38, West Rowan 6 2-AA West Stokes 21, Kinston 14 2-A MARK DOLEJS / Daily Dispatch Members of Southern Vance's varsity football team are (front row, from left) Ty-Traveon Roberts, Deandre' Jefferson, Shawn Henderson, Jamarrius Chavis, Qualik Shearin, Jamarcus Perry, De'Vante Henderson, Jamal Gregory, Cameron Evans, Christopher Solomon, (second row, from left) Stanton Fields, Deon Smith, Jeremiah Williams, Christopher Henderson, Sheldon Smith, Donald Lewis, Xavier Gregory, Reginald Hunter, Jonathan Carlock, Eric Venable, (third row, from left) Isaiah Leveille, Anthony Massenburg, Ricky Howard, Charlie Kersey, Taheed Evans, Xavier Fields, David Lewis, Maurice Howard, Jaquez Bullock, Reginald Liggon, (back row, from left) assistant coach Joe Sharrow, assistant coach Torrey Nowell, head coach Lewis Young, assistant coach Reggie Hicks, assistant coach Darry Ragland and assistant coach Rudy Turner. Tarboro 39, Lincolnton 36 1-AA Swain County 20, Ayden-Grifton 14 1-A Murphy 21, Jones 6 4 Previous successes triggering anticipation BY KELLEN HOLTZMAN DISPATCH STAFF J.F. Webb WARRIORS � Head coach: Brian Currin, fourth season. � Last season: Webb was 3-8, 1-4 (fifth) in 3-A Carolina Conference. � Leading offensive returner: Deshawn Skipwith (senior wide receiver). � Leading defensive returners: Bryan Smith (senior linebacker), Rufus Terry (senior linebacker). � Flying under the radar: Antonio Bowden (junior safety). � Coach Currin: "This is the group that went undefeated on JV, so they know how to win and we expect big things from them." The Daily Dispatch Football Aug. 17 Aug. 24 Aug. 31 Sept. 7 Sept. 14 Sept. 21 Sept. 28 Oct. 5 Oct. 12 Oct. 19 Oct. 26 Friday, August 17, 2012 @ Burlington Williams Person @ South Granville Franklinton @ Granville Central @ High Point Andrews Southern Vance* Orange* @ Chapel Hill* Northern Vance* @ Cardinal Gibbons* 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. * 3-A Carolina Conference games Two years ago, J.F. Webb's junior varsity football team dominated the 3-A Carolina Conference on its way to an unbeaten season. Warrior coach Brian Currin, the only area head coach returning, is banking on that past success translating to the varsity level this season. Brian Currin Webb had a strong year in 2010, finishing third in the league, but a high volume of graduations, combined with a number of injuries, left the Warriors depleted last season. Currin said Webb will hang its hat on its defensive front seven, led by returning all-conference middle linebacker Bryan Smith. The Warrior coach said the 6-foot-2, 225-pound Smith can "definitely play at the next level," he just needs to find the right fit. "He's got exactly what you want in a linebacker," said Currin. "He's got good size. He's got good speed. He just has a nose for the ball and wants to go hit somebody." Smith leads a stacked group of linebackers that also includes Christian Tilley and Rufus Terry (all-conference honorable mention), also returning starters. Sophomore Gearl Majors lines up at one defensive end with senior Matt Hobgood on the other. In between are Eris Hart and Cedric Spence (all-conference honorable mention). Webb's secondary is less experienced on the varsity level. Seniors James Strong and Deshawn Skipwith are joined by junior Nyqwanza Henderson and junior safety Antonio Bowden. Bowden had a good summer, highlighted by a seveninterception performance at an Averett University summer camp. "He's really come on strong, has a good nose for the ball," Currin said. "I'd expect big things from him and of course, he hasn't started a game." The Warriors offense should be more diverse this season with dual-threat junior quarterback Corey Evans coming up from JV. Currin expects Webb to go under center more this season rather than out of the shotgun formation. "With Corey back there and some of our receivers coming back, we can now throw the ball when we feel like it," Currin said. Skipwith is the top target for Evans. The senior is Webb's leading returner in touchdowns, receptions and rushing. Henderson, junior Beau Smith and sophomore Taylor Williams will also line up at receiver. The Warriors must replace Chris Billups, who was just short of 1,000 rushing yards last season. Evans and junior Tobiah Lewis will see most of the carries in 2012. "As long as they can keep doing what they've shown in the last couple of years on JV and what they've shown so far in camp this year, we should have a good year from those two guys," Currin said. Evans and Lewis have some experience in front of them on the offensive line. All five of Currin's top linemen (left tackle Si-Kevvs Johnson, left guard Jacob Williford, center Antonio Jones, right guard Cameron Blanchard, right tackle Zach Watkins) started at some point last season. "They get off the ball well and that playing experience from last year helps," said Currin. Currin believes his starters can compete with anyone, but the team must work on building more depth. "As long as we stay healthy, we're going to be OK," said Currin. Contact the writer at firstname.lastname@example.org. Daily Dispatch file Rufus Terry (33), one of three returning starters at linebacker, was named all-conference a season ago. MARK DOLEJS / Daily Dispatch Members of J.F. Webb's varsity football team are (front row, from left) Corey Evans, Christian Tilley, Rufus Terry, Nyqwanza Henderson, James Strong, Williams Gillespie, Beau Smith, A.J. Royster, Marcus Norwood, Deshawn Skipwith, (second row, from left) Antonio Bowden, Bryan Smith, Tobiah Lewis, Terane Thorpe, Brandon Jordan, Zach Watkins, Bobby Faulkner, Zach Bailey, Si-Kevvs Johnson, Matthew Hobgood, (third row, from left) Cameron Blanchard, Travis Ragland, Gearl Majors, Jacob Williford, Eris Hart, Antonio Jones, Devonta Green, Taylor Williams, Bradley Wiley, (back row, from left) assistant coach Larry Hester, assistant coach Paul White, head coach Brian Currin, assistant coach Lew Wilkerson, assistant coach Kyle Blackwell, assistant coach Tony Midgette, assistant coach Antonio Midgette and assistant coach Bryant Blackwell. 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"They can't confuse this with a game," Ward said following the scrimmage. Ward John Ward has about 36 years of coaching experience on both the college and high school level. He succeeds Waverly Jackson, who took over the Eagles program after the departure of Steve Powell just days before the start of the 2011 season. Warren County is seeking its first winning season since former East Carolina running back Marvin Townes led the team to a 6-5 mark in 1999. The Eagles did show great improvement last season after no wins in 2010, but most of last year's key performers are gone. Ward's no-nonsense approach has been tough on some of the Eagles, the coach said. "Some guys have not hung in there and stayed with it." The "leading athlete" in the preseason has been junior Chris Privett, who will start at middle linebacker and should get plenty of carries at tailback. "He's a kid that physically goes very fast, very hard all the time," said Ward. The quarterback will be junior Jaquan Jones, who regularly found the end zone on his feet in the jamboree. "He runs the ball real well," Ward said. "He's a lefthanded thrower. He's got to grow as a thrower. He's got to get better for us to get better. He's not a great thrower right now, but he's getting better every day." Josh Davis and newcomer Ceazar Ryan have stood out at receiver in the pre-season. John Sidberry and Brandon Hargrove return to anchor the offensive line. Junior fullback Devonte Hargrove is the leading returner in both rushing and touchdowns. Senior back Derke Wortham also looked strong in the jamboree. Defensively, senior James Clark and sophomore Otis Bullock join Privett at linebacker. Senior nose tackle Clyde Jones is the leader in the trenches. "We're not really big, but they'll be quick," Ward said of the defensive line. Senior Stephon Alston is the only returning starter in the secondary. He should also get some looks on kick and punt returns, along with Privett and Jones. Like most teams in the area, Ward said special teams are a work in progress at this point in the season. Ward has preached "getting better every day" throughout the preseason. After the jamboree, Ward said, "We're better right this second than we were two hours ago." If the Eagles can continue to improve at the rate they appear to be, that elusive winning season could be within reach sooner than many might have guessed. Contact the writer at email@example.com. * 2-A Northern Carolina Conference games EAGLES � Head coach: John Ward, first season. � Last season: Warren County was 4-7, 2-5 (sixth) in 2-A Northern Carolina Conference. � Leading offensive returner: Devonte Hargrove (junior fullback). � Leading defensive returner: Chris Privett (junior linebacker). � Flying under the radar: Jaquan Jones (junior quarterback). � Coach Ward: "I want to be better tomorrow than I am today. If we're better today than we were yesterday and we're better tomorrow than we are today, you eventually will get to where you want to be." MARK DOLEJS / Daily Dispatch Members of Warren County's varsity football team are (front row, from left) Kaelean Evans, Devonte Hargrove, Jevon Williams, Archie Alston, Clarence Thompson, Taquan Carroll, Jarred Wood, Ronald Kennerly, Stephon Alston, (second row, from left) Antonio Thompson, Brandon Hargrove, Micah Morgan, Derke Wortham, Ceazar Ryan, James Clark, Joshua Davis, George Burnette, Jaquan Jones, (back row, from left) head coach John Ward, manager James Wood, assistant coach Bryan Fuller, assistant coach William Hargrove, Chris Privett, assistant coach Howard Baskerville, Clyde Jones, Raekwan Seward, Dennis Waddel, assistant coach Terrence McCormick, Corey Green, John Sidberry, Tyler Schlafer, Pete Johnson, trainer John Hudgins and Joseph McKenzie. Educating Our Children And Our Future Daily Dispatch file Junior Devonte Hargrove will work from the fullback position in John Ward's single-wing attack. Hargrove is the team's leader in touchdowns and rushing from a season ago. Kick Off Fall Sports With Football Cleats h Nike Super Bad Strike Nike Super Bad Shark Men's Running Women's Running Shoes Shoes Nike Lunarfly Nike Zoom Structure Breathe Nike Zoom Vomero Nike Air Pegasus New Balance 580 Brooks Adrenaline Nike Air Pegasus NIke Air Max Tailwind New Balance 580 New Balance 610 Nike Shox NZ Nike Lunarfly We wish all our student athletes great success this school year. Vance County Schools P.O. Box 7001 1724 Graham Avenue Henderson, NC 27536 Phone: 492-2127 � Fax: 438-6119 Website: www.vcs.k12.nc.us Henderson Square 492-0870 6 The Daily Dispatch Teams Friday, August 17, 2012 JV FOOTBALL: Southern Vance JV FOOTBALL: J.F. Webb c i s MARK DOLEJS / Daily Dispatch Members of Southern Vance's junior varsity football team are (front row, from left) Mark Baldwin, James Gibbs, Darius Perry, Jerry Throckmorton, Joshua Boyd, Qyshaun Seward, Devonte Shearin, (back, from left) head coach Joe Sharrow, Emanulal Simirl, Ark'quan McCord, Keavondre Moore, Tyler Dement, Malcom Green and Christopher Joyner. MARK DOLEJS / Daily Dispatch s Members of J.F. Webb's junior varsity football team are (front row, from left) Tevin Evans, Roger Fields, Mic chael Phillips, Lionnel Fields, Deon'te Hart, Shammond Chambers, DaMichael Haskins, Dante Brodie, Rakym y Winstead, Trenton Williams, Jolan Royster, Savon Davis, (second row, from left) Chris Alston, Tyler Jones, j Zach Harris, Ky'ale Speed, Jonathan Boggs, Courtney Berry, Jarquis, Brandon Throckmorton, Dashawn Lew- i is, Neil Lewis, Douglas Wentworth, (third row, from left) Luther Satterfield, Kyle Williamson, Harvey Grenard, y Andrew Stem, Raekwon Thomas, Trenton Page, Jesse Cromer, D'Shae Holifield, Nolan Boyd, Alex Weaver, v Jonathan Harris, Thomas Rogers, Diquon Thorpe, (back row, from left) assistant coach Larry Hester, assistant coach Paul White, head coach Brian Currin, assistant coach Lew Wilkerson, assistant coach Kyle Blackwell, r assistant coach Tony Midgette, assistant coach Antonio Midgette and assistant coach Bryant Blackwell. a JV FOOTBALL: Warren County CROSS COUNTRY: Kerr-Vance 1 y b g t p a C t v C w EARL KING / Daily Dispatch Members of Warren County's junior varsity football team include Dyami Wortham, Jordan Wilson, Isaiah Robinson, Tremonte Hunter, Shamaury Stovall, (second row, from left) Brandin Robinson, Sharode Seward, Brian Hargrove, Tracey Richardson, Jeremy Manning, (third row, from left) Jaquan Williams, Tymear Diggs, Marvin Alston, Zacchaeus Williams, Deandre Attaway, (fourth row, from left) Michael Hargrove, Damari Wharton, (fifth row, from left) Ronnie Thorpe, Latrale Watson, Christopher Davis, Xzavian Carter and Joshua Moss. 3 C r d C b H V h p CROSS COUNTRY: J.F. 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SOUTHERN VANCE � Head coach: Bernard Alston, first season. � Last season: 1-9 (tie fifth) in 3-A Carolina Conference. � Returning: Jametrice Glover, Alexandra Bercik, Antasia Alston, Diaman Dismuce. � Coach Alston: "The goal for this team is to finish as close to the top three as possible." J.F. WEBB � Head coach: Will Darden, 15th-plus season � Last season: 1-9 (tie fifth) in 3-A Carolina Conference. � Composition: five juniors, three sophomores, one freshman. � Returning: Anna Burns, Lina Lue, Lauren Keith, Pratt Winston, Morgan Williams, Paige Downing, Daisy Manning, Melissa Phelps. � Coach Darden: "Try to work hard so we can give teams in our area a good tennis match." KERR-VANCE � Head coach: Candy Adkins, third season � Last season: fourth in the 2-A Eastern Plains Independent Conference, eighth in 2-A state tournament. � Class breakdown: two seniors, three juniors, two sophomores. � Leading returners: Price Wester (junior), Alexandra Gynn (senior), Cameron Ford (senior), Cassidy Tucker (junior). � Coach Adkins: "We're going to do better in conference. We're going to move on up, try to be third. We're going to go a lot further in states." CROSSROADS CHRISTIAN � Head coach: Hilda Delbridge, third season. � Composition: two sophomores, three freshman, one eighth-grader. � Leading returners: Lora Yount, Holly Waddell. � Coach Delbridge: "Hang on to the six players we've got. Hopefully, they'll come back for another year. Hopefully, they'll keep building and improving as we go on." J.F. Webb has a new leader at the helm of its cross country program, while Courtney Nutter is returning to Kerr-Vance for her seventh season. Kevin RumCROSS COUNTRY sey coached lacrosse for eight J.F. WEBB years prior to � Head coach: Kevin Rumjoining Webb, sey, first season. � Roster breakdown: 10 including five total runners (5 boys, 5 girls). years at Gran� Leading returners: Brian ville Central. Messner, Janelle Inman, Hayes The WarMoss. riors' numbers � Coach Rumsey: "Do are down from well in conference, prepare the team to run in regional 15 to 10 this meets." year, with five boys and five KERR-VANCE girls making up � Head coach: Courtney the squad. Nutter, seventh season. Rumsey said � Last season: Girls third in the 2-A Eastern Plains Indeperforming well pendent Conference; eighth at the Granville in state meet. County Invita� Leading returners: tional and GranKayla Holder (freshman, allville County conference), Addison Mabry Championships (sophomore, all-conference), will be a focus. Pierce Tooley, all-conference honorable mention) Webb's � Coach Nutter: "I think 3-A Carolina my girls team will be strong. Conference has We were strong last year and routinely been I know that I'd like to have at dominated by least two of the girls make allCardinal Gibconference and I'm looking to have at least one of the boys bons, Chapel make all-conference." Hill and Orange. Northern Vance will not have a team and Southern Vance is still in the process of assembling a squad. At Kerr-Vance, Nutter is two members shy of having a boys team, although Jacob Goswick, Pierce Tooley and Jacob Bowen can compete individually. There are eight total Spartans on the roster. Nutter said Tooley is a runner to look out for after he improved his times dramatically last year from the previous season. Kayla Holder recorded the top time for KerrVance in the state meet last season, finishing 18th overall. The KVA girls finished eighth out of 19 teams in the meet. Holder was all-conference as an eighth-grader in 2011. Addison Mabry joins Holder as a strong underclassman and also earned all-conference honors last season. Contact the writer at firstname.lastname@example.org. The 3-A Carolina Conference coaches in the area all seem to agree that Cardinal Gibbons is in a league of its own when it comes to tennis. And all three coaches are sharing realistic goals for their programs in 2012. The consensus is the defending league and 3-A state champion Crusaders are the favorite in the Carolina Conference again. "Cardinal Gibbons is a completely different animal," said Northern coach Jeff Arthurs. "They have probably 15 different players that would be No. 1 for us." Chapel Hill has also been strong since the league's inception, leaving Orange, Northern, Southern Vance and J.F. Webb fighting for third place. Only the top two teams make it to the state playoffs. "Cardinal Gibbons and Chapel Hill are just a different world," said Webb coach Will Darden. "But even on those nights, we can at least try to be competitive." "There are no App States defeating Michigan here," added Darden. At Southern Vance, Bernard Alston is in his first season as head coach after leading the Raider boys in the spring. Alston hopes to add underclassmen to his roster to help build the program. "The programs that do have success -- that's what they do," he said. "They're not scrambling to get enough players to field a team." Most of Alston's players this season are seniors, led by team captain Jametrice Glover. "I know we're kind of building, taking a program and trying to return some of the luster. They have a history of winning," Alston said. "The aim and goal is to try and get back to that." Southern and Webb tied at the bottom of the league last season. Darden has eight returning Warriors, but no seniors. Northern finished third in 2011, sweeping Orange, Southern and Webb. Arthurs returns his top-five seeds from a season ago. In the private school ranks, Kerr-Vance has a tough 2-A Eastern Plains Independent Conference to contend with in its own right. Arendell Parrott Academy won the league last season and should be strong again this year The Spartans' top seed from 2011, Meredith Freeman, will miss her senior season with an ACL injury. Daily Dispatch file Erin Crews was all-conference last season for Northern Vance. The Vikings have five seniors and two juniors on this year's roster. Price Wester and Alexandra Gwynn are competing for the top slot and Cameron Ford and Cassidy Tucker are expected to battle for No. 2. KVA coach Candy Adkins expects a "close group" of Spartan netters to build on last season's fourth-place league finish. Around the bend at Crossroads Christian, Hilda Delbridge has some rebuilding to do -- and "a lot of teaching." The Colts lost four of their top seven players from last season. Lora Yount and Holly Waddell, who played Nos. 4 and 5 a year ago, are back. Delbridge said the other team members have shown some athletic prowess. "The girls seem enthusiastic," she said. "You have to be patient. 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WEBB � Head coach: Sean Barnes, first season. � Last season: 6-4 (third) in 3-A Carolina Conference; eliminated in extra time, 1-0, by Western Alamance in first round of 3-A state playoffs. � Leading returners: Branson Isley (goalkeeper), Jamie Gomez (forward), Luis Donaldo (forward), Zach Espino (midfielder) and Will Gillespie (midfielder). � Coach Barnes: "We've set a goal to finish third in the conference. We're going to be realistic with the amount of inexperience we have. We have to develop success before we can be successful." WARREN COUNTY � Head coach: Jason Fullen, first season. � Last season: Winless in 2-A Northern Carolina Conference. � Leading returners: Hamilton King (midfielder), Brooke Sikes (midfielder), Darian Sellers (midfielder) and Ethan Frazier (defender). � Coach Fullen: "It may be lofty, but the goal is to finish in the top two of the division." KERR-VANCE � Head coach: Tommy Farmer, fourth season. � Last season: 13-8, 4-4 (third) in the 2-A Eastern Plains Independent Conference; lost 2-0 to Gaston Day in first round of state tournament. � Composition: 12 seniors, two juniors, four sophomores. � Leading returners: Brandon Dickerson (midfielder/forward, all-conference/all-state), Darren Doyle (midfielder/forward, all-conference), Dallas Smith (stopper, all-conference honorable mention) and Wyatt Evans (sweeper, all-conference honorable mention). � Coach Farmer: "This is high school boys soccer and it's very unpredictable. But I have high expectations of them." CROSSROADS CHRISTIAN � Head coach: Joshua Bogle, second season � Last season: Crossroads was 1-4 before injuries forced the team to suspend its season. � Composition: three seniors, two juniors, three sophomores, five freshmen, one eighthgrader. � Leading returners: Holden Hedgepeth (forward), Sam Jones (defender), Joseph Brown (goalkeeper). � Coach Bogle: "I would love to see them win 50 percent (of games) this year or even a winning season." Expectations, by the dozen Kerr-Vance talent pool extends deep BY KELLEN HOLTZMAN DISPATCH STAFF Kerr-Vance has about as much experience as a team could ask for -- and plenty of talent, too. The Spartans return a dozen seniors led by Brandon Dickerson, Darren Doyle, Dallas Smith and Wyatt Evans. Dickerson will spend much of his time at striker. He scored 31 goals last season on his way to being named all-state. His primary attacking partner is midfielder Doyle, who can also move up as a forward. "Brandon has great composure in front of the goal. When balls are played into him, he doesn't panic," said KVA head coach Tommy Farmer. "Darren has fantastic speed and good foot skills. He controls a lot of things. He really puts a lot of pressure on the other team's defense." Dallas Smith will patrol the pitch as a stopper with Wyatt Evans serving as a sweeper on the back line. "Dallas has great skills as far as tackling the ball away, has great vision," said Farmer. "Wyatt can anticipate well. He saved us a lot of times with balls back through. He was able to clear them away before they could get shots on goal." Troy Bickle, Daniel Burnette, Hayes Griggs, George Hoyle, Franklin Irvin, Josh Monahan, Luke Pegram and Jake Ruggles round out the senior class. Farmer is looking to Ruggles to replace goalkeeper Chris Mitchell, who is now at Mars Hill College. Juan Lopez, a transfer from Southern Vance, could also give the Spartans a lift. Farmer said the sophomore has good speed and isn't afraid to demand the ball. Most of KVA's upperclassmen play with the same Oxford-based club team. That cohesiveness could prove beneficial against Triangle foes St. David's and Cary Christian, which finished at the top of the conference last season. J.F. Webb earned a top-three finish in the 3-A Carolina Conference last season, but the Warriors graduated their dynamic attacking trio of Stephen Hill, Alex Elliott and Andrew Daily Dispatch file Brandon Dickerson earned all-state honors sparking Kerr-Vance to 13 wins and the state playoffs in 2011. Pruitt as well as defender Grant Parrott. First-year head coach Sean Barnes is replacing Allie Urbanski, who will stay on as coach of the Lady Warriors. Barnes has coached in Granville County for the past seven years, including a stint as the Northern Granville Middle School head coach. He spent last season leading South Granville's boys and girls teams. "I'm just overjoyed to be back in this area and coaching this team," said Barnes. "It's just a good feeling to be able to coach these guys again and see through what I started." Despite a significant loss of skill, Barnes feels good about what he has returning. "We've got a lot of youth, but that's not an excuse for what we want to do," he said. Barnes said senior Luis Donaldo and junior Jamie Gomez should form a potent strike-force at the top of his 4-4-2 formation. Zach Espino and Will Gillespie return in the midfield and will be joined by two new defensive midfielders, Josh Liddane and Luke Wheeless. The Warriors return three of four defensive starters and junior Branson Isley will play in goal again. "Dedicated goalie," Barnes said. "I'm going to push for him to be all-conference this year." Webb swept Northern and Southern Vance last season. The Raiders finished fifth in front of the Vikings. Razvan Tegean returns to Northern for his second season as head coach. The Vikings have 15 returning players. "This is a very special group for me," said Tegean. "I've worked with them since their freshman year. All of them -- the whole group -- it's a great group of kids." Joseph Sharpe and Raymond West will be looked to for scoring, especially. Tegean said sophomore midfielder Jake Wiggins has come back stronger and faster. Wiggins will partner with Tyler Manning, Reed Kimbrell, and Luke Trull in the midfield. Chris Pendergrass, Jaleel Seward and Ethan Byrom lead the defense in front of goalkeeper Barrett Johnson. "He's strong, fast, good control of the ball," Tegean said of Byrom. "I can use him anywhere I need him on the field." In 2-A, conditioning has been the name of the game in the preseason for new head coach Jason Fullen and Warren County. Fullen, a native of Columbus, Ohio, says he has a fundamentally good team; they just weren't in the best shape. "We've spent the first two weeks getting in good condition," he said. "We've been running every single day, just getting them in shape." Leading the fitness movement is senior captain Hamilton King, one of 10 returning players. Midfielder Brooke Sikes is a four-year starter. Fullen also said he will look to Darian Sellers to provide distribution in the middle. Ethan Frazier should be another key contributor for an Eagle team that failed to a win a game last season. Crossroads Christian didn't fare any better last year. Short on numbers, injuries forced the Colts to suspend their season after five games. But Crossroads is back in 2012 and coach Joshua Bogle has his sights set on a competitive season. Holden Hedgepeth scored the majority of the team's goals in last year's abbreviated season. Captain Sam Jones is also back and Joseph Brown will suit up in net. Contact the writer at kholtzman@hendersondispatch. com. 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Allstate Insurance Company: Northbrook, IL. � 2012 Allstate Insurance Company. 381 Ruin Creek Road � Henderson, NC 27536 252-430-0666 The Daily Dispatch Volleyball Friday, August 17, 2012 9 Trio of new directions New head coaches debut at Northern, Southern, Warren County BY KELLEN HOLTZMAN DISPATCH STAFF VOLLEYBALL NORTHERN VANCE � Head coach: Meredith Thompson, first season. � Last season: 2-8 (tied fourth) in 3-A Carolina Conference. � Composition: four seniors, four juniors, one sophomore, two freshmen. � Returning: Anna Lane (senior), Kristin Long (senior), Kara Reese (senior), Jesse Edwards (junior) and Emily Hilliard (junior). � Coach Thompson: "If I can teach them new skills and if they become better volleyball players, find even more love for the game and they have a good time doing it, then I'm satisfied." SOUTHERN VANCE � Head coach: Shannon Allen, first season. � Last season: 2-8 (tied fourth) in 3-A Carolina Conference. � Composition: one senior, six juniors, one sophomore, one freshman. � Returning: Kiyanna Kearney (all-conference), Megan Hight (all-conference honorable mention), Bryanna Simmons and Deja Hicks. � Coach Allen: "I'm not shooting for a tie for fourth anymore. My expectation is to exceed that. I'm really confident in these girls that we can finish well enough to go to playoffs." J.F. WEBB � Head coach: Ellis Crews, eighth season. � Last season: 2-8 (tied fourth) in 3-A Carolina Conference, lost 3-0 to Western Harnett in first round of 3-A state playoffs. � Composition: four seniors, seven juniors, two sophomores. � Returning: Cat Pittard (senior), Victoria Hughes (senior), Stephanie Moyer (senior), Brook Roberson (senior), Caroline Joyner, Bethany Hoyle, Sarah Thomasson, Emily Parham and Hayley Marshburn (sophomore, all-conference). � Coach Crews: "We are physically in good shape, but we must work on our mental approach to game." WARREN COUNTY � Head coach: Shannon Jones, first season. � Composition: nine seniors, one sophomore. � Returning: Brittany Harmon (senior), Katie Mims (senior), Taylor Reams (senior), Ariel Holtzmann (senior), Teja Kennerly (senior), McKayla Hargrove (senior) and Rageane Watson (senior). � Coach Jones: "Our goal is to win the conference and go the state playoffs." KERR-VANCE � Head coach: Randi McMillen, second season. � Composition: three seniors, three juniors, two sophomores, one freshman, one eighth-grader. � Returning: Bryles Cutts (junior). � Coach McMillen: "(Our goal is) to go out there and be competitive. That would be good enough for me. If we can just be competitive." CROSSROADS CHRISTIAN � Head coach: Christie Hayes, third season. � Composition: seven seniors, three juniors, one sophomore. � Returning: Michaela Nicholas, Sydney Chappell, Lizzy Long, Ali Arnold and Jessi Hayes. � Coach Hayes: "If we can be really consistent in our serves and really consistent in our passing, no matter what is hit at us, I think we'll have a good year." VICTORY CHRISTIAN � Head coach: Rebecca Matthews, third season. � Last season: Victory finished third in conference play. � Returning: Autumn Julian, Leah Hedgepeth, Taylor Alston, Amy Jo Hissong, Shayla Alston, Allison Stell, Kayla Alston and Christnie Rice. � Coach Matthews: "We have a really good team. We're young, two seniors, the rest sophomores and under. Our underclassmen are really talented. I think we should have a very competitive season." New volleyball head coaches will debut this season at Northern Vance, Southern Vance and Warren County. That leaves J.F. Webb's Ellis Crews as the lone returning area coach in the 3-A Carolina Conference. The Warriors return nine players from last year's team that snuck into the state playoffs after winning a three-way tiebreaker with Northern and Southern for the fourth spot in the league standings. Hayley Marshburn had a breakout freshman campaign a season ago, earning all-conference honors. She'll alternate between middle and strong hitter. "She's a pure athlete," said Crews. "She's very versatile. She can play any position." Senior captain Victoria Hughes will lead the team at middle blocker and Caroline Joyner will be the setter. Cat Pittard, Stephanie Moyer and Brook Roberson join Hughes in the senior class. Crews thinks Cardinal Gibbons, Chapel Hill and Orange should all be strong again. He said "everyone in the country" wants Orange's 6-foot-2 outside hitter Jamie Lea. Gibbons, the three-time defending 3-A state champion, lost star player Madison Bugg to Stanford, but will reload, according to Crews. "They got players that will be playing on television next year," he said. If the conference tiebreaker last season had been settled on the softball field, Southern would have been in good shape. The Raiders' most talented players also happen to be standouts on the diamond. Juniors Kiyanna Kearney and Megan Hight will trade catcher and third base, respectively, for middle and outside hitter. "A lot of people look to them. They are really two of the leaders of the team," said first-year head coach Shannon Allen. "I'm looking for a big role from Kiyanna Kearney. She's athletic and she really leads all around. Megan is a great leader by example." Allen, a Southern Vance graduate, served as an assistant to Tracey Turner for one season before stepping in as head coach. Freshman Brittany West is a Kerr-Vance transfer and could make an immediate impact. She'll also play basketball and softball for the Raiders. "She's very talented," Allen said of the rookie hitter. "To be so young, she's really like abnormally talented, but she's filling in a key role." Daily Dispatch file Jessi Hayes is among seven seniors returning for Crossroads Christian this season. "My goal is to make Southern Vance a topic of conversation again," Allen added. "When we go and play these higher-seeded teams, they need to be worried about us." Southern and Northern split last season with the Vikings taking the season finale to force the three-way tie. Northern head coach Meredith Thompson, who played at Barton, inherits five returning players, led by senior Kara Reese. "She passes really well, she serves well, she blocks," said Thompson. Kristin Long will be a defensive specialist with junior Jesse Edwards at the net and Emily Hilliard hitting on the outside. Northern also added two Southern transfers, Elizabeth and McKenzie Gay. "I know we have a lot of work to do to build from last season, but I'm really excited about teaching them a lot of new skills in a game that I really enjoy," Thompson said. "There's no pressure," Thompson added. "I have a lot of really talented girls. It's just figuring out who works best where and who works best with each other." A familiar face rounds out the area coaching changes. Shannon Jones replaces Wanda Thompson at Warren County. Jones coached the Eagles' varsity girls basketball and softball teams last year. Warren County lost only one player to graduation. Among the private schools, Crossroads Christian head coach Christie Hayes is looking to her daughter, Jessi, to lead the Colts once again this season. Jessi, a senior, will see time at outside hitter and setter. Crossroads' regular setter, Ali Arnold, could miss at least half of the season with an injury, meaning Michaela Nicholas will see a bigger role this season. Lizzy Long and Caroline May will play in the middle. Christie Hayes said she is looking for another outside power hitter. Crossroads is scheduled to host neighborhood rival Kerr-Vance Sept. 14. KVA has only one returning player in junior middle hitter Bryles Cutts. Spartan coach Randi McMillen said her team showed promise at UNC's team camp over the summer. 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Webb MARK DOLEJS / Daily Dispatch Members of Southern Vance's junior varsity volleyball team are (front row, from left) Alicia Shearin, Cassie Robison, Kimbro Archer, (back, from left) coach Shannon Allen, Rashyda Burwell, Kaitlin Galantis and Mikayla Sellers. MARK DOLEJS / Daily Dispatch Members of J.F. Webb's junior varsity volleyball team are (front row, from left) Ellen Blevins, Mattison Satterwhite, Elizabeth Pegram, Carla Pike, Alyssa Saddler, Elizabeth Gresham, (second row, from left) manager Mikayla Hoyle, Nakiyah Bullock, Courtney Darr, Katie Weary, Kayla Satterwhite, Lesha Sneed, (back row, from left) assistant coach Mike Newton, Krysten Tant, Shayna Tressler, Hannah Arneth, Katie Ayscue, manager Allyson Cash and head coach Ellis Crews. JV VOLLEYBALL: Warren County JV VOLLEYBALL: Kerr-Vance EARL KING / Daily Dispatch Members of Warren County's junior varsity volleyball team are (front row, from left) Denaisha Wortham, Samantha Norwood, Kelly Norwood, Kelsey Clary, Kassie Clary, Taylor Abel, Tayjah Baskerville, (back, from left) coach Shannon Jones, Donte'a Davis, Starbesha Satterwhite, Ta'shaynna Seward, Destiny Hicks, Kendall Barber, Lily Richardson, Shannon Serls and Morgan Carter. MARK DOLEJS / Daily Dispatch Members of Kerr-Vance's junior varsity volleyball team are (front row, from left) Caroline Hoyle, Claire Edwards, Jacey Monahan, Nan Parrish, (back, from left) coach Ashley Roberson, Bailee Tippett, Meredith Ellington, McKenzie Jones, Cameron Rogers, Ashley Gay and Makalya Stone. JV VOLLEYBALL: Victory Christian JV SOCCER: Kerr-Vance MARK DOLEJS / Daily Dispatch Members of Victory Christian's junior varsity volleyball team are (front row, from left) Logan Hedgepeth, Holly Buchanan, Arah Wells, (back, from left) Victoria Martin, Alyson Tippitt, Hannah Edwards, Chloe Pendergrass and coach Rebecca Matthews. MARK DOLEJS / Daily Dispatch Members of Kerr-Vance's junior varsity boys soccer team are (front row, from left) Jordan Coghill, Jordan Hogge, head coach Devon Honeywell, Adam Medlin, Caleb Weiss, (second row, from left) Ben Johnson, Drew Griggs, Joseph Burnette, Jordan Smith, Dawson Duckworth, Jared Hicks, (third row, from left) Charlie M Averett, Dawson Gwynn, Rafael Neron, Justin Watts, Will Carey, (back row, from left) Max Perry, Richard Al- I len, Cam Pritchett, John Averette, Nick Ellington and Brian Himmel. n JV SOCCER: J.F. Webb MARK DOLEJS / Daily Dispatch Members of J.F. Webb's junior varsity boys soccer team are (left to right) Hunter Cole, Omari Powell, Tommy M Grob, Jose Salinas, Dillon Clayton, Andrew Sadler, Zach Parham, Jacob Capps and Luis Salinas. B THE DAILY DISPATCH TEAMS FRIDAY, AUGUST 17, 2012 11 VOLLEYBALL: Northern Vance VOLLEYBALL: Southern Vance MARK DOLEJS / Daily Dispatch Members of Northern Vance's varsity volleyball team are (front row, from left) Hannah White, Gabriella Williams, Kaitlyn Moody, Anna Lane, Conniqua Martin, (back, from left) coach Meredith Thompson, Elizabeth Gay, McKenzie Gay, Jesse Edwards, Emily Hilliard and Kristin Long. MARK DOLEJS / Daily Dispatch Members of Southern Vance's varsity volleyball team are (front row, from left) Mikayla Sellers, Deja Hicks, Brittany West, Allyson Dunn, (back, from left) coach Shannon Allen, Taylor Bobbitt, Megan Hight, Kiyanna Kearney, Bryanna Simmons and Nikki Henderson. VOLLEYBALL: J.F. Webb VOLLEYBALL: Warren County MARK DOLEJS / Daily Dispatch Members of J.F. Webb's varsity volleyball team are (front row, from left) Abbey Lumpkin, Caroline Joyner, Bethany Hoyle, Stephanie Moyer, Addison Ayscue, Brook Roberson, (back, from left) assistant coach Mike Newton, Zandra Bowden, Cat Pittard, Victoria Hughes, Emily Parham, Hayley Marshburn, Sarah Thomasson, Gabrielle Capps and head coach Ellis Crews. EARL KING / Daily Dispatch Members of Warren County's varsity volleyball team are (front row, from left) Katie Mims, Courtney Macklin, Taylor Abel, Danielle Shearin, Kassie Clary, Taylor Reams, Kelsey Clary, (back, from left) coach Shannon Jones, Brittany Harmon, Teja Kennerly, Alyssa Wilkins, Ariel Holtzmann, McKayla Hargrove and Rageane Watson. VOLLEYBALL: Kerr-Vance VOLLEYBALL: Victory Christian MARK DOLEJS / Daily Dispatch Members of Kerr-Vance's varsity volleyball team are (front row, from left) Hannah Powell, Catherine Kilian, Isabelle Goodwin, (back, from left) Coach Randi McMillen, Jessica Moss, Sophia Naradzay, Rachel Ross, Hannah Faulkner and Kassidy Dickerson. Not pictured: Bryles Cutts and Rebecca Ross. MARK DOLEJS / Daily Dispatch Members of Victory Christian's varsity volleyball team are (front row, from left) Autumn Julian, Leah Hedgepeth, Taylor Alston, Amy Jo Hissong, Shayla Alston, (back, from left) coach Rebecca Matthews, Allison Stell, Kayla Alston, Christnie Rice and Brandy Thomas. VOLLEYBALL: Crossroads Christian @ Our Special Sections Are Featured For Free www.hendersondispatch.com Point your web browser to hendersondispatch.com/special_sections h MARK DOLEJS / Daily Dispatch Members of Crossroads Christian's volleyball team are (from left) coach Christie Hayes, Corey Chaplin, Allie Broome, Sydney Chappell, Lizzy Long, Ali Arnold, Jessi Hayes and Allison Pegram. 12 THE DAILY DISPATCH TEAMS FRIDAY, AUGUST 17, 2012 TENNIS: Northern Vance TENNIS: Southern Vance MARK DOLEJS / Daily Dispatch Members of Northern Vance's girls tennis team are (from left) coach Jeff Arthurs, Caroline Oakley, Mary Oakley, Blair Kimbrell, Erin Crews, Olivia Scott, Madison Murphy, Iris Henderson, Jazmin White, Anisti Barrett, Kristen Clifford, Emma Fuentes, Meredith Stevenson and Alliyah Gadsden. MARK DOLEJS / Daily Dispatch Members of Southern Vance's girls tennis are (front row, from left) Destiny Williamson, Jametrice Glover, Arthia Harris, Alexandra Bercik, (back, from left) Alex Clarshiaa Champ, Diaman Dismuce, Antasia Alston and coach Bernard Alston. TENNIS: J.F. Webb TENNIS: Kerr-Vance MARK DOLEJS / Daily Dispatch Members of J.F. Webb's girls tennis team are (front row, from left) Anna Burns, Morgan Williams, Pratt Winston, Lauren Keith, (back, from left) head coach Will Darden, Paige Downing, Lina Lue and Gabbie Martin. MARK DOLEJS / Daily Dispatch Members of Kerr-Vance's varsity tennis team are (front row, from left) Cameron Ford, Price Wester, Claire Freeman, (back, from left) manager Meredith Freeman, Maggie Thompson, Alexandra Gwynn, Cassidy Tucker, Betsy Murphy and head coach Candy Adkins. TENNIS: Crossroads Christian JV TENNIS: Kerr-Vance MARK DOLEJS / Daily Dispatch Members of Crossroads Christian's girls tennis team are (from left) coach Hilda Delbridge, Lindsey Perry, Megan Collins, Alexis Harrison, Amber Peoples, Lora Yount and Holly Waddell. @ MARK DOLEJS / Daily Dispatch Members of Kerr-Vance's junior varsity girls tennis team are (from left) coach Dave Donaldson, Holly Steg, M Mary Mills, Katie Steg, Jenna Walker, Kayla Abbott, Sydney Naradzay, Becca Johnson and Macy Lee Johnson. e M Not pictured: Lily Parker. Facebook Nation: We're With You! Point your web browser to hendersondispatch.com for details JV CHEERLEADERS: J.F. Webb facebook.com/hendersondispatch MARK DOLEJS / Daily Dispatch Members of J.F. Webb's junior varsity cheerleading squad are (on ground, from left) Alexis Bass, Adaiah Branch, Torri Simmons, Dameya Marrow, Sadiya Strong, Maia Wright, Malayja Simmons, Shakara Royster, Bionica Lewis and (on shoulders) Kiyah Simmons. Not pictured: Alexandra Hawley, coaches Jamesha Goss M S and Kristina Thornton. D The Daily Dispatch Teams SOCCER: J.F. Webb Friday, August 17, 2012 13 SOCCER: Northern Vance MARK DOLEJS / Daily Dispatch Members of Northern Vance's varsity soccer team are (front row, from left) Jonathan Byrom, Luke Trull, Ali Saleh, Julian Perry, Robert Depo, Blake Manning, Reed Kimbrell, (second row, from left) Tyler Manning, Jake Wiggins, Kenny Delatorre, Barrett Johnson, Eric Lemmond, Joseph Sharpe, Lucas Hamrick, Gray Hobgood, (back row, from left) Jaleel Seward, Thomas Knight, Clayton Harris, Chris Pendergrass, Ethan Byrom, Raymond West and coach Razvan Tegean. MARK DOLEJS / Daily Dispatch Members of J.F. Webb's varsity boys soccer team are (front row, from left) Bruce Clay, Freddy Arroya, Tim Smith, (second row, from left) Josh Liddane, Brandon Frazier, Chance Odell, Zach Espino, Branson Isley, (back row, from left) coach Sean Barnes, Noah Yeargin, Luke Wheeler, Aaron Rettig, William Gillespie and Dallas Daniel. SOCCER: Warren County SOCCER: Kerr-Vance MARK DOLEJS / Daily Dispatch Members of Warren County's soccer team are (front row, from left) Shane O'Malley, Samantha Stallings, hKaleb Martin, Cory Sondgeroth, Austin Bender, Hunter Powell, (second row, from left) Julio Rivera, Brandon Pulley, Brittney Beekman, Darian Sellers, Bryan Bender, Brooke Sikes, (back row, from left) assistant coach Shannon Cummings, head coach Jason Fullen, Daniel White, Tyler Wester, Hamilton King, Ethan Frazier, Dontravious Harrison, assistant coach Travis Packer and assistant coach Berto Reyes. MARK DOLEJS / Daily Dispatch Members of Kerr-Vance's varsity boys soccer team are (front row, from left) assistant coach Devon Honeywell, George Hoyle, Wyatt Evans, Jake Ruggles, Troy Bickel, James Averette, head coach Tommy Farmer, (second row, from left) Dallas Smith, Franklin Irvin, Cole Smith, John Carr, Sam Fuquay, Colin Pegram, (back row, from left) Luke Pegram, Hayes Griggs, Daniel Burnette, Josh Monahan, Brandon Dickerson, Darren Doyle and Juan Lopez. SOCCER: Crossroads Christian CHEERLEADERS: Southern Vance MARK DOLEJS / Daily Dispatch h Members of Crossroads Christian's boys soccer team are (front row, from left) Noah Carlson, Colton Steffensen, Ellis Privette, Jake Privette, (back, from left) Jedidiah Kelley, Joseph Brown, Holden Hedgepeth, Jonah McClelland and coach Joshua Bogle. MARK DOLEJS / Daily Dispatch Members of Southern Vance's varsity and junior varsity cheerleading squads are (front row, from left) La'Asia Harris, Niyonda Sanders, Anissa Williams, Laniya Logan, Rachael Joyner, Sha'Nikquah Ragland, Keena White, Tanizha Shearin, (back, from left) Sierra Wortham, Raja-Nee Bailey, Malayia Glover, Shaleshia Young, DeLonna Martin, Stackia Burwell, Bryanna Simmons and Jasmine Williams. Not pictured: Kamarie Henderson, Moriah Davis, Taylor Young, Chyanna Brown and Emerald Hayes. CHEERLEADERS: J.F. Webb CHEERLEADERS: Warren County MARK DOLEJS / Daily Dispatch Members of J.F. Webb's varsity cheerleading squad are (front row, from left) Alyrica Cooper, Callie Foster, Sherese Mann, Ashley Burwell, (back, from left) Ayonna Thornton, Grace Royster, Alisha Royster, Kadedrian Davis and Kia Parker. Not pictured: Nadalie Harris, coaches Jamesha Goss and Kristina Thornton. EARL KING / Daily Dispatch Members of Warren County's varsity and junior varsity cheerleading squads are (front row, from left) Jacelyn Kearney, Shelby Branch, Tray Bullock, Briana Watkins, Whitley Fuller, MaJesta Richardson, Diamond Williams, Khalia Richardson, NiAsia Douglas, (second row, from left) Dymaya Henderson, Chantel Barcelo, Natalia LeMay, Zahria Alston, Latela Privett, Mayuka Branch, Tamara Burroughs, (back row, from left) Heather Belvin, Makaliah Holtzman, Sherika Powell, McKayla Perry, Latisha Thomas, Dar-Neshia Williams and Hazmen Hunter. 14 The Daily Dispatch If You're Going Friday, August 17, 2012 VARSITY FOOTBALL COMPOSITE SCHEDULE (All kickoffs at 7:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted) Northern Vance VIKINGS VARSITY FOOTBALL Aug. 17 Aug. 24 Aug. 31 Sept. 7 Sept. 14 Sept. 21 Sept. 28 Oct. 5 Oct. 12 Oct. 19 Oct. 26 RAVENSCROFT FRANKLINTON @ Louisburg @ South Granville CARRBORO @ Orange NORTH PITT @ Chapel Hill CARDINAL GIBBONS @ J.F. Webb SOUTHERN VANCE GIRLS VARSITY TENNIS Aug. 13 Aug. 16 Aug. 17 Aug. 20 Aug. 22 Aug. 24 Aug. 28 Sept. 5 Sept. 8 Sept. 10 Sept. 12 Sept. 13 Sept. 17 Sept. 19 Sept. 20 Sept. 24 Sept. 26 Oct. 1 Oct. 3 Oct. 8 Oct. 10 WARREN COUNTY SOUTH GRANVILLE @ Northern Nash @ Person @ Warren County SOUTH GRANVILLE NORTHERN NASH @ Southern Vance @ BK Classic J.F. WEBB @ Cardinal Gibbons LOUISBURG CHAPEL HILL ORANGE @ Louisburg SOUTHERN VANCE @ J.F. Webb CARDINAL GIBBONS @ Chapel Hill @ Orange Conference tournament 4:30 p.m. 4:30 p.m. 4:30 p.m. 4 p.m. 4:30 p.m. 4:30 p.m. 4:30 p.m. 4:30 p.m. 10 a.m. 4:30 p.m. 4:30 p.m. 4:30 p.m. 4:30 p.m. 4:30 p.m. 4 p.m. 4:30 4:30 p.m. 4:30 p.m. 4:30 p.m. 4:30 p.m. 2 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 13 Aug. 15 Aug. 20 Aug. 22 Aug. 27 Aug. 29 Sept. 4 Sept. 7-8 Sept. 24 Sept. 26 Oct. 1 Oct. 3 Oct. 8 Oct. 10 Oct. 15 Oct. 17 Oct. 22 Oct. 24 BOYS VARSITY SOCCER WARREN COUNTY @ South Granville @ Warren County KERR-VANCE SOUTH GRANVILLE @ Northern Nash NORTHERN NASH @ BK CLASSIC @ S. Vance J.F. WEBB @ Cardinal Gibbons CHAPEL HILL ORANGE SOUTHERN VANCE @ J.F. WEBB CARDINAL GIBBONS @ Chapel Hill @ Orange VOLLEYBALL Aug. 15 Aug. 16 Aug. 20 Aug. 21 Aug. 23 Aug. 27 Sept. 7-8 Sept. 10 Sept. 13 Sept. 18 Sept. 20 Sept. 25 Sept. 27 Oct. 2 Oct. 4 Oct. 9 Oct. 11 Oct. 16 @ Warren County WILSON FIKE FRANKLINTON KERR-VANCE @ Wilson Fike @ Franklinton @ BK Classic WARREN COUNTY @ S. Vance J.F. WEBB @ Cardinal Gibbons CHAPEL HILL ORANGE SOUTHERN VANCE @ J.F. Webb CARDINAL GIBBONS @ Chapel Hill @ Orange 4:30 p.m. 5 p.m. 5 p.m. 5 p.m. 5 p.m. 5 p.m. TBA 5 p.m. 5 p.m. 5 p.m. 5 p.m. 5 p.m. 5 p.m. 5 p.m. 5 p.m. 5 p.m. 5 p.m. 5 p.m. 6:30 p.m. 6 p.m. 6 p.m. 6:30 p.m. 6:30 p.m. 7 p.m. 6:30 p.m. TBA 6:30 p.m. 6:30 p.m. 6 p.m. 6:30 p.m. 6:30 p.m. 6:30 p.m. 6 p.m. 6:30 p.m. 6 p.m. 6 p.m. Aug. 17 Aug. 24 Aug. 31 Sept. 7 Sept. 21 Sept. 28 Oct. 5 Oct. 12 Oct. 19 Oct. 26 Southern Vance RAIDERS VARSITY FOOTBALL @ Louisburg SOUTH GRANVILLE WARREN COUNTY CEDAR RIDGE GRANVILLE CENTRAL @ J.F. Webb @ Cardinal Gibbons @ Orange CHAPEL HILL @ N. Vance JUNIOR VARSITY FOOTBALL Aug. 16 Aug. 23 Aug. 30 Sept. 6 Sept. 20 Sept. 27 Oct. 4 Oct. 11 Oct. 18 Oct. 25 LOUISBURG @ South Granville @ Warren County @ Cedar Ridge @ Granville Central J.F. WEBB CARDINAL GIBBONS ORANGE @ Chapel Hill N. VANCE GIRLS, BOYS CROSS COUNTRY Aug. 30 Sept. 4 Sept. 10 Sept. 12 Sept. 17 Sept. 18 Sept. 24 Sept. 25 Oct. 2 @ Kerr-Vance @ South Granville WARREN CO./ROCKY MT PREP @ Rocky Mount Prep @ Louisburg WEBB/ORANGE KERR-VANCE @ Webb @ Orange GIRLS VARSITY TENNIS Aug. 15 Aug. 21 Aug. 22 Aug. 28 Sept. 5 Sept. 6 Sept. 7 Sept. 10 Sept. 12 Sept. 17 Sept. 18 Sept. 19 Sept. 24 Sept. 26 Oct. 1 Oct. 3 Oct. 8 SOUTH GRANVILLE WARREN COUNTY @ South Granville @ Louisburg NORTHERN VANCE @ Warren County BK Classic @ Chapel Hill ORANGE @ Cardinal Gibbons LOUISBURG J.F. WEBB @ N. Vance CHAPEL HILL @ Orange CARDINAL GIBBONS @ J.F. Webb 4:30 p.m. 4 p.m. TBA 4 p.m. 4:30 p.m. 4 p.m. 4 p.m. 4:30 p.m. 4:30 p.m. 4:30 p.m. 4 p.m. 4:30 p.m. 4:30 p.m. 4:30 p.m. 4:30 p.m. 4:30 p.m. 4:30 p.m. 4 p.m. 4:30 p.m. 4:30 p.m. 4:30 p.m. 4 p.m. 4:30 p.m. 4:30 p.m. 4:30 p.m. 4:30 p.m. 7 p.m. 6 p.m. 7 p.m. 7 p.m. 7 p.m. 7 p.m. 7 p.m. 7 p.m. 6:30 p.m. 7 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 20 Aug. 22 Aug. 27 Sept. 4 Sept. 5 Sept. 11 Sept. 12 Sept. 18 Sept. 24 Sept. 26 Oct. 1 Oct. 3 Oct. 8 Oct. 10 Oct. 15 Oct. 17 Oct. 22 Oct. 24 BOYS VARSITY SOCCER SOUTH GRANVILLE KIPP PRIDE @ Warren County WARREN COUNTY ROCKY MOUNT PREP @ South Granville @ Rocky Mount Prep @ KIPP Pride N. VANCE @ Chapel Hill ORANGE @ Cardinal Gibbons J.F. WEBB @ N. Vance CHAPEL HILL @ Orange CARDINAL GIBBONS @ J.F. Webb VOLLEYBALL Aug. 15 Aug. 20 Aug. 21 Aug. 22 Aug. 27 Aug. 29 Aug. 30 Sept. 5 Sept. 13 Sept. 18 Sept. 20 Sept. 25 Sept. 27 Oct. 2 Oct. 4 Oct. 9 Oct. 11 Oct. 16 @ Granville Central @ Warren County GRANVILLE CENTRAL ROCKY MOUNT PREP WARREN COUNTY @ Rocky Mount Prep ROCKY MOUNT @ Rocky Mount NORTHERN VANCE @ Chapel Hill ORANGE @ Cardinal Gibbons J.F. WEBB @ N. Vance CHAPEL HILL @ Orange CARDINAL GIBBONS @ J.F. Webb 5 p.m. 4:30 p.m. 5 p.m. 5 p.m. 5 p.m. 5 p.m. 5 p.m. 5 p.m. 5 p.m. 5 p.m. 5 p.m. 5 p.m. 5 p.m. 5 p.m. 5 p.m. 5 p.m. 5 p.m. 5 p.m. 6:30 p.m. 6:30 p.m. 6:30 p.m. 6:30 p.m. 6:30 p.m. 6 p.m. 6 p.m. 6 p.m. 6:30 p.m. 6:30 p.m. 6:30 p.m. 6:30 p.m. 6:30 p.m. 6:30 p.m. 6:30 p.m. 6:30 p.m. 6:30 p.m. 6:30 p.m. AUGUST 17 Ravenscroft at Northern Southern at Louisburg J.F. Webb at Burl. Williams Warren Co. at KIPP Pride AUGUST 24 Franklinton at Northern S. Granville at Southern Person at J.F. Webb Carrboro at Warren Co. AUGUST 31 Warren Co. at Southern Northern at Louisburg J.F. Webb at S. Granville SEPTEMBER 7 Cedar Ridge at Southern Northern at S. Granville Franklinton at J.F. Webb Weldon at Warren Co. SEPTEMBER 14 Carrboro at Northern J.F. Webb at Granville Cen. Warren Co. at Roa. Rapids SEPTEMBER 21 Northern at Orange Granville Cen. at Southern J.F. Webb at H.P. Andrews N. Johnston at Warren Co. SEPTEMBER 28 Southern at J.F. Webb North Pitt at Northern Warren County at Bunn OCTOBER 5 Northern at Chapel Hill Southern at Card. Gibbons Orange at J.F. Webb Louisburg at Warren Co. OCTOBER 12 Card. Gibbons at Northern Southern at Orange J.F. Webb at Chapel Hill Warren Co. at NW Halifax OCTOBER 19 Northern at J.F. Webb Chapel Hill at Southern Cor. Holders at Warren Co. OCTOBER 26 Southern at Northern J.F. Webb at Card. Gibbons Warren Co. at Franklinton J.F. Webb WARRIORS VARSITY FOOTBALL Aug. 17 Aug. 24 Aug. 31 Sept. 7 Sept. 14 Sept. 21 Sept. 28 Oct. 5 Oct. 12 Oct. 19 Oct. 26 @ Burlington Williams PERSON @ South Granville FRANKLINTON @ Granville Central @ High Point Andrews SOUTHERN VANCE ORANGE @ Chapel Hill NORTHERN VANCE @ Cardinal Gibbons GIRLS, BOYS CROSS COUNTRY Aug. 22 Aug. 29 Sept. 10 Sept. 18 Sept. 24 Sept. 25 Oct. 2 Oct. 9 @ Roanoke Rapids @ Person GRANVILLE CO. INVITE @ Southern Vance Granville Co. Champ. CHAPEL HILL @ Chapel Hill @ Southern Vance GIRLS VARSITY TENNIS Aug. 23 Sept. 5 Sept. 10 Sept. 12 Sept. 14 Sept. 17 Sept. 19 Sept. 21 Sept. 24 Sept. 26 Sept. 29 Oct. 1 Oct. 3 Oct. 8 SOUTH GRANVILLE GRANVILLE CENTRAL @ Northern Vance CHAPEL HILL SOUTH GRANVILLE @ Orange @ Southern Vance PERSON @ Cardinal Gibbons NORTHERN VANCE @ Person CHAPEL HILL ORANGE SOUTHERN VANCE 4 p.m. 4 p.m. 4 p.m. 4 p.m. 4 p.m. 4 p.m. 4 p.m. 4 p.m. 4 p.m. 4 p.m. 10 a.m. 4 p.m. 4 p.m. 4 p.m. Aug. 21 Aug. 23 Aug. 27 Sept. 5 Sept. 6 Sept. 13 Sept. 18 Sept. 20 Sept. 25 Sept. 27 Oct. 2 Oct. 4 Oct. 9 Oct. 11 Oct. 16 SOUTH GRANVILLE @ Person NORTHERN DURHAM @ Person GRANVILLE CENTRAL CARDINAL GIBBONS @ N. Vance CHAPEL HILL @ Orange @ S. Vance @ Cardinal Gibbons NORTHERN VANCE @ Chapel Hill ORANGE SOUTHERN VANCE 6 p.m. 6 p.m. 6 p.m. 6 p.m. 6 p.m. 6 p.m. 6 p.m. 6 p.m. 6 p.m. 6 p.m. 6 p.m. 6 p.m. 6 p.m. 6 p.m. 6 p.m. 4 p.m. 4 p.m. 4 p.m. 4 p.m. TBA 4 p.m. 4 p.m. 4 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 13 Aug. 15 Aug. 20 Aug. 22 Aug. 23 Aug. 27 Aug. 29 Sept. 6 Sept. 10 Sept. 18 Sept. 24 Sept. 26 Oct. 1 Oct. 3 Oct. 8 Oct. 10 Oct. 15 Oct. 17 Oct. 22 Oct. 23 Oct. 24 BOYS VARSITY SOCCER @ South Granville @ Roanoke Rapids @ Person ROANOKE RAPIDS SOUTHERN DURHAM @ Franklinton SOUTH GRANVILLE PERSON @ Southern Durham GRANVILLE CENTRAL CARDINAL GIBBONS @ Northern Vance CHAPEL HILL @ Orange @ Southern Vance @ Cardinal Gibbons NORTHERN VANCE @ Chapel Hill ORANGE @ Granville Central SOUTHERN VANCE VOLLEYBALL 6 p.m. 6 p.m. 5:30 p.m. 6 p.m. 6:30 p.m. 6 p.m. 6:30 p.m. 6 p.m. 6:30 p.m. 6:30 p.m. 6:30 p.m. 6:30 p.m. 6:30 p.m. 6:30 p.m. 6:30 p.m. 6:30 p.m. 6:30 p.m. 6:30 p.m. 6:30 p.m. 6:30 p.m. 6:30 p.m. Aug. 23 Aug. 30 Sept. 5 Sept. 10 Sept. 12 Sept. 21 Sept. 24 Sept. 25 Oct. 2 Oct. 4 Oct. 9 Oct. 11 Oct. 19 Kerr-Vance SPARTANS GIRLS, BOYS CROSS COUNTRY CALVARY, EWA ST. THOMAS S. VANCE, S. GRANVILLE EPIC @ Rocky Mount Academy @ Granville Invitational EPIC @ Faith Christian EPIC @ Cary Christian @ Southern Vance EPIC MEET (KVA) EPIC @ Parrott Academy 5-team meet (KVA) @ Rocky Mount Prep EPIC @ St. David's EPIC Championship @ GCR GIRLS VARSITY TENNIS Aug. 17 ROXBORO COMMUNITY 4 p.m. Aug. 21 @ Carolina Friends 3:30 p.m. Aug. 24 @ Faith Christian 4 p.m. Aug. 28 @ Grace of Raleigh 4 p.m. Aug. 30 @ Greenfield 4:30 p.m. Sept. 4 @ Parrott Academy 3:30 p.m. Sept. 7 BURGER KING CLASSIC vs S. VANCE 4 p.m. Sept. 8 BURGER KING CLASSIC vs N. VANCE 10 a.m. Sept. 11 ROCKY MOUNT ACADEMY 4 p.m. Sept. 13 ST. DAVID'S 4 p.m. Sept. 18 @ Cary Christian 3:30 p.m. Sept. 20 GRACE OF RALEIGH 4 p.m. Sept. 24 @ Trinity of Raleigh 4 p.m. Sept. 27 PARROTT ACADEMY 3:30 p.m. Oct. 1 TRINITY OF DURHAM/CHAPEL HILL 4 p.m. Oct. 2 FAITH CHRISTIAN 4 p.m. Oct. 4 @ Rocky Mount Academy 4 p.m. Oct. 9 ST. DAVID'S 3:30 p.m. Oct. 11 CARY CHRISTIAN 4 p.m. Oct. 16 WAKE CHRISTIAN 4 p.m. Oct. 18 TRINITY OF RALEIGH 4 p.m. GIRLS JUNIOR VARSITY TENNIS Aug. 21 Aug. 24 Aug. 27 Aug. 28 Sept. 4 Sept. 11 Sept. 13 Sept. 14 Sept. 18 Sept. 20 Sept. 24 Sept. 27 Oct. 2 Oct. 4 Oct. 9 Oct. 11 CROSSROADS CHRISTIAN FAITH CHRISTIAN @ Greenfield GRACE OF RALEIGH PARROTT ACADEMY @ Rocky Mount Academy @ St. David's CROSSROADS CHRISTIAN ST. MARY'S @ Grace of Raleigh GREENFIELD @ Parrott Academy @ Faith Christian ROCKY MOUNT ACADEMY ST. DAVID'S ST. MARY'S 4 p.m. 4 p.m. 4:30 p.m. 4 p.m. 4 p.m. 4 p.m. 3:30 p.m. 4 p.m. 4 p.m. 4 p.m. 4 p.m. 3:30 p.m. 4 p.m. 4 p.m. 4 p.m. 4 p.m. 4 p.m. 4 p.m. 4 p.m. 3:15 p.m. 3:30 p.m. 3:30 p.m. 4:30 p.m. 4 p.m. 4 p.m. 4 p.m. 4 p.m. 4 p.m. 3 p.m. Aug. 13 Aug. 16 Aug. 17 Aug. 18 Aug. 22 Aug. 24 Aug. 28 Aug. 30 Sept. 4 Sept. 7 Sept. 8 Sept. 10 Sept. 11 Sept. 13 Sept. 18 Sept. 20 Sept. 25 Sept. 28 Oct. 2 Oct. 4 Oct. 9 Oct. 11 Oct. 15 BOYS VARSITY SOCCER CALDWELL ACADEMY 5 p.m. @ Greenfield Tournament TBA @ Greenfield Tournament TBA @ Greenfield Tournament TBA @ N. Vance 6:30 p.m. @ Faith Christian 6:15 p.m. @ Grace of Raleigh 5:15 p.m. CAROLINA FRIENDS 6:30 p.m. @ Parrott Academy 5:30 p.m. BURGER KING CLASSIC 7 p.m. BURGER KING CLASSIC 11 a.m./1 p.m. @ Trinity of Durham 5:30 p.m. ROCKY MOUNT ACADEMY 6 p.m. ST. DAVID'S SCHOOL 6:30 p.m. @ Cary Christian 5:30 p.m. GRACE OF RALEIGH 6:30 p.m. @ Calvary Baptist 5:30 p.m. PARROTT ACADEMY 6:30 p.m. FAITH CHRISTIAN 6:30 p.m. @ Rocky Mount Academy 6 p.m. @ St. David's 5:15 p.m. CARY CHRISTIAN 6 p.m. NE WAKE HOME SCHOOL 5:30 p.m. VARSITY VOLLEYBALL Aug. 16 TRINITY OF DURHAM/CHAPEL HILL 5 p.m. Aug. 17 @ Fayetteville Christian 5 p.m. Aug. 18 @ Fayetteville Academy 12 p.m. Aug. 21 @ Northern Vance 6 p.m. Aug. 22 @ Caldwell Academy 4 p.m. Aug. 24 FAITH CHRISTIAN 5:15 p.m. Aug. 28 @ Grace of Raleigh 5:45 p.m. Aug. 30 HALIFAX ACADEMY 5:15 Sept. 4 @ Parrott Academy 5:15 p.m. Sept. 7 BURGER KING CLASSIC vs FRANKLINTON 7 p.m. Sept. 8 BURGER KING CLASSIC TBA Sept. 11 ROCKY MOUNT ACADEMY 5:30 p.m. Sept. 13 ST. DAVID'S 5:15 p.m. Sept. 14 @ Crossroads Christian 5:30 p.m. Sept. 18 @ Cary Christian 6 p.m. Sept. 20 GRACE OF RALEIGH 5:15 p.m. Sept. 25 @ Halifax Academy 5:15 p.m. Sept. 27 PARROTT ACADEMY 5:15 p.m. Oct. 2 FAITH CHRISTIAN 5:15 p.m. Oct. 4 @ Rocky Mount Academy 5:30 p.m. Oct. 9 ST. DAVID'S 5:15 p.m. Oct. 11 CARY CHRISTIAN 5:15 p.m. JUNIOR VARSITY VOLLEYBALL Aug. 24 Aug. 28 Aug. 30 Sept. 4 Sept, 6 Sept. 11 Sept. 13 Sept. 14 Sept. 18 Sept. 20 Sept. 25 Sept. 27 Oct. 2 Oct. 4 Oct. 9 Oct. 11 @ Faith Christian @ Grace of Raleigh HALIFAX ACADEMY @ Parrott Academy @ Trinity of Durham ROCKY MOUNT ACADEMY ST. DAVID'S @ Crossroads Christian @ Cary Christian GRACE OF RALEIGH @ Halifax Academy PARROTT ACADEMY FAITH CHRISTIAN @ Rocky Mount Academy @ St. David's CARY CHRISTIAN 4 p.m. 4 p.m. 4 p.m. 4 p.m. 4 p.m. 4 p.m. 4 p.m. 4:30 p.m. 4:45 p.m. 4 p.m. 4 p.m. 4 p.m. 4 p.m. 4:30 p.m. 4 p.m. 4 p.m. STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS Victory Christian EAGLES Editor's note: Requests from The Dispatch for schedules were unsuccessful. We're sorry for the inconvenience. DECEMBER 1 at Carter-Finley Stadium Raleigh 1-A, 1-AA, 2-AA at BB&T Field Winston-Salem 2-A, 3-A, 3-AA at Kenan Stadium Chapel Hill 4-A, 4-AA Norlina Christian CRUSADERS Editor's note: Requests from The Dispatch for schedules were unsuccessful. We're sorry for the inconvenience. Crossroads Christian COLTS GIRLS VARSITY TENNIS Aug. 21 @ Kerr-Vance Aug. 23 NORTHEAST ACADEMY Aug. 31 LEE CHRISTIAN Sept. 6 @ Trinity of Raleigh Sept. 11 WAYNE CHRISTIAN Sept. 14 KERR-VANCE Sept. 18 CAPE FEAR CHRISTIAN Sept. 21 TRINITY OF RALEIGH Sept. 25 @ Cape Fear Christian Oct. 12 CCC championship Oct. 16 @ Northeast Academy 4 p.m. 4 p.m. 4 p.m. 4 p.m. 4 p.m. 4 p.m. 4 p.m. 4 p.m. 4 p.m. TBD 4 p.m. BOYS VARSITY SOCCER Aug. 17 @ Friendship Christian 6 p.m. Aug. 21 @ Kerr-Vance Academy 6 p.m. Aug. 31 LEE CHRISTIAN 4 p.m. Sept. 4 @ Northwood Temple Acad.4 p.m. Sept. 7 CRESSET CHR. ACAD. 4 p.m. Sept. 10 at Community Christian 4 p.m. Sept. 11 WAYNE CHRISTIAN 4 p.m. Sept. 18 @ Neuse Christian 4 p.m. Sept. 21 TRINITY ACADEMY 4 p.m. Sept. 25 @ Cape Fear Christian 4 p.m. Sept. 28 GRACE OF SANFORD 4 p.m. Oct. 8 CCC play-in game TBD Oct. 1 @ Neuse Christian Acad. 4 p.m. VOLLEYBALL Aug. 17 @ Friendship Christian 5:30 p.m. Aug. 20 @ Lighthouse Christian 6:15 p.m. Aug. 23 @ Norlina Christian 5 p.m. Aug. 28 NORLINA CHRISTIAN 5 p.m. Aug. 31 LEE CHRISTIAN 5 p.m. Sept. 4 @ Northwood Temple Academy 5 p.m. Sept. 11 WAYNE CHRISTIAN 5:30 p.m. Sept. 13 @ Community Christian 6 p.m. Sept. 14KERR-VANCE ACADEMY5:30 p.m. Sept. 20 @ Cresset Christian 5:15 p.m. Sept. 21 TRINITY OF RALEIGH 5:15 p.m. Sept. 25 @ Cape Fear Christian 5:15 p.m. Sept. 28 GRACE OF SANFORD 5:30 p.m. Oct. 1 @ Neuse Christian Academy5 p.m. Oct. 2 NEW LIFE HOME SCHOOL6 p.m. Warren County EAGLES VARSITY FOOTBALL Aug. 17 @ KIPP Pride Aug. 24 CARRBORO Aug. 31 @ Southern Vance Sept. 7 WELDON Sept. 14 @ Roanoke Rapids Sept. 21 NORTH JOHNSTON Sept. 28 @ Bunn Oct. 5 LOUISBURG Oct. 12 @ Northwest Halifax Oct. 19 CORINTH HOLDERS Oct. 26 @ Franklinton 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 pm. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. BOYS VARSITY SOCCER Aug. 13 @ N. Vance 6:30 p.m. Aug. 20 N. VANCE 6 p.m. Aug. 23 PRINCETON 6 p.m. Aug. 27 S. VANCE 6 p.m. Sept. 4 @ S. Vance 6:30 p.m. Sept. 5 @ KIPP 6 p.m. Sept. 10 LOUISBURG 6 p.m. Sept. 12 @ Bunn 6 p.m. Sept. 17 @ Corinth Holders 6 p.m. Sept. 19 NORTH JOHNSTON 6 p.m. Sept. 26 FRANKLINTON 6 p.m. Oct. 1 ROANOKE RAPIDS 6 p.m. Oct. 3 @ Louisburg 6 p.m. Oct. 10 CORINTH HOLDERS 6 p.m. Oct. 15 @ North Johnston 6 p.m. Oct. 17 KIPP 6 p.m. Oct. 22 @ Franklinton 6 p.m. Oct. 24 @ Roanoke Rapids 6 p.m. Oct. 25 @ Princeton 6 p.m. VOLLEYBALL Aug. 14 VICTORY CHRISTIAN 4 p.m. Aug. 15 NORTHERN VANCE 4:30 p.m. Aug. 20 SOUTHERN VANCE 4:30 p.m. Aug. 21 @ Norlina Christian 4:30 p.m. Aug. 22 @ Halifax Academy 4 p.m. Aug. 27 @ Southern Vance 5 p.m. Aug. 28 LOUISBURG 4:30 p.m. Aug. 30 @ Bunn 4:30 p.m. Sept. 4 @ Corinth Holders 4:30 p.m. Sept. 6 NORTH JOHNSTON 4:30 p.m. Sept. 10 @ Northern Vance 5 p.m. Sept. 11 @ Northwest Halifax 5 p.m. Sept. 13 FRANKLINTON 4:30 p.m. Sept. 18 ROANOKE RAPIDS 4:30 p.m. Sept. 20 @ Louisburg 4:30 p.m. Sept. 24 NORLINA CHRISTIAN 4:30 p.m. Sept. 25 BUNN 4:30 p.m. Sept. 27 CORINTH HOLDERS 4:30 p.m. Oct. 2 @ North Johnston 4:30 p.m. Oct. 4 NORLINA CHRISTIAN/NWHS 4 p.m. Oct. 9 @ Franklinton 4:30 p.m. Oct. 11 @ Roanoke Rapids 4:30 p.m.