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Camden Ferguson's shot never changed during his high school career.  He played in 77 games for the Vikings and tossed in 1,099 points. Amanda Dixon | Butner-Creedmoor News

Camden Ferguson setting records

CREEDMOOR — Some basketball players have difficulty transitioning their game from high school to college, but that wasn’t the case for former South Granville standout Camden Ferguson. The …
South Granville's Micah Wilkerson breaks through the Bunn defense on the way to a 32-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter of a 2019 match. North Carolina high school football won't resume until at least February 2021.

Fall sports delayed; football to be played in Feb.

CHAPEL HILL — Due to the growing concern over the COVID-19 pandemic, the N.C. High School Athletic Association announced Wednesday it is shifting the high school sports calendar, pushing back …
The Heritage High School  football team hits the field. Football games and other fall sports will be delayed until at least Sept. 18.

Phase 2 extension prolongs wait for high school sports

CHAPEL HILL — The high school fall sports won't start Sept. 1 after all. The N.C. High School Athletic Association announced a delay again Thursday. No new date was given. That comes a …
Terence Harcum drives around a host of South Granville players. Harcum had 22 points and 11 assists in the contest. Amanda Dixon | Butner-Creedmoor News

Harcum verbally commits to App State

STEM — Terence Harcum’s much-awaited college announcement came Saturday afternoon via his personal Twitter account. The Granville Central High School basketball star announced a verbal …
Keith Gardner stands in front of the Blue Monster wall with his home run ball at the Durham Athletic Park on July 26. Gardner blasted the ball over the left center portion of the Blue Monster. Contributed photo

Viking slugger goes yard over Blue Monster

DURHAM — Keith Gardner, a rising junior at South Granville, has something to brag about to his fellow classmates. Gardner drilled a home run over the Blue Monster, the 32-foot-high wall at …
For Phase Two of the NCHSAA COVID-19 guidelines, gyms must only have 10 total people inside during team workouts and practices.

NCHSAA gets ready to move into Phase 2

CHAPEL HILL — The N.C. High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) will begin Phase Two of their plan to bring back high school sports Monday Aug. 3. Some guidelines between Phase One and …
Nadia Scott earned the Northern Carolina Conference Player of the Year. Scott is known for her powerful kills and ability to place the ball with pinpoint accuracy. Amanda Dixon | Butner-Creedmoor News

Nadia Scott leaves South Granville a legend

CREEDMOOR — On the court, she is a powerful leader known for her intense, strong and analytical play style. Off the court she is scholarly, soft spoken and a bit shy. She is Nadia Scott, a 2020 …
Kobe Jones flies toward the basket on the dunk attempt against Webb during the 2020 season.

Jones backs out from Wake Tech; will attend Durham program

CREEDMOOR — High-flying Kobe Jones said on Twitter he had decommitted from Wake Technical Community College. He will instead attend Bull City Prep Academy, a basketball program in …

Tiebreaker determines South Granville superball golf tournament winners

CREEDMOOR — Golf hasn’t been completely shut down by the coronavirus, so South Granville Country Club hosted a socially distanced superball tournament July 3. In a superball format, …
South Granville's Jaydon Crabtree makes the Red Ram miss the tackle on a touchdown run during the 2019 football season.

Granville schools delay sport practices again

OXFORD — Granville County Public Schools announced Wednesday it will push back the start of athletic skill development training to Monday, July 20. The district had earlier said it would …

South Granville Athletic Association won’t play fall sports this year

BUTNER — The South Granville Athletic Association canceled its fall sports season because ofto the coronavirus. “It is with extreme disappointment that I have to report that we have …