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Mayo Lake Park is a draw – even for people from outside Person County.Stacy Rusak, a Raleigh resident originally from Pittsburgh, Penn., first visited Mayo Lake Park in 2011. Rusak and family … more
People all over the world have different approaches to quarantine.Some people are using their extended downtime to catch up on the latest Netflix series or movie. I am doing that – my dad … more
The closer it gets to summer, the more Bulldog baseball player William Leonard is working out.“They’re actually going good right now,” said Leonard, a member of Roxboro Community … more
Tom Long never ran a virtual race in his life – until last Thursday.In VIR’s IMSA iRacing event, Long finished 26th in a field of 50 drivers. Long qualified 43rd and got to 37th on the … more
Person High School varsity baseball coach Kyle Boyette didn’t get to finish the 2020 season, but he hasn’t left baseball behind at all. “A big thing is working on the field,” … more
Though Parks and Rec sports are on hold in Person County, they could resume late this summer.“We sent out surveys to our parents for the baseball and softball leagues,” said P&R … more
Dre Newman is California dreamin’.Newman, a member of Person High School’s Class of 2020 who played Rocket football and basketball, is continuing his football career this fall at Contra … more
High Fitness instructor Lindsay Carver is one of many hoping for the pandemic’s end.“It’s kind of rough, to be honest,” said Carver. “As far as the gym, the gym is … more
Some of my friends question whether race car driving is actually a sport.My answer – yes. The amount of time drivers put in every week – which includes running test laps around the track, … more
Transferring is becoming increasingly present in school sports.At the college level, athletes transfer for a variety of reasons, such as having a better chance to play.In high school, … more
Person High School athletes got their virtual moment in the sun Tuesday night.The Rocket Club athletic banquet, typically held at Palace Pointe near the end of each school year, was recorded and … more
Charlotte native Tom Long’s racing career started in 2005 – in Showroom Stock and Spec Miata racing – winning the Mazda MX-5 Cup National Championship at the SCCA Runoffs. Today, in … more
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