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We have been able to sit back and watch Fearless toss the darts for the first couple of weeks. We have always had a friendly competition about who is better at picking games (well not so much a competition, just more like a little brother trying to live up to the big brother’s standards), bu…

In the most disjointed year in memory, is there any surprise that college football is off to a crazy start? Already, defending national champion LSU and Oklahoma, a playoff favorite, have tasted defeat.

As happy as you can be for ACC and mid-major football, the week ahead brings back the best conference in college football. The SEC, with six teams ranked in the top ten, will kick it off with the first of ten games for each team this season — all against league foes. The schedules are brutal.

There were just 20 college football games played last week and only two dozen are on tap for the coming weekend. Some bleachers were empty and a few teams limited attendance to 20 or 25 percent of the stadium’s capacity. But who cares — we have college football!

Keep your fingers crossed that the corona virus doesn’t wipe out the greatest of all sports—college football. While the Big Ten and Pac-12 have cancelled their fall seasons, the ACC is on schedule to begin this week. The SEC, with six teams in the “week one” AP Top Ten, will kick off Sept. 26.

When and even whether high school sports will return for the 2020-21 school year is a matter that will remain unresolved until at least June 15, but possibly much longer despite Aug. 1 remaining the target date for the beginning of fall sports practice. 

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Not even a late winter snowstorm could dampen the excitement of the First Annual Warren County Winter Hibernation Pickleball Tournament as more than 50 entrants tested their skills in the sport that combines tennis, badminton, ping pong and racquetball techniques.

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Before Warren County defeated Louisburg last month in the regular season finale, some of the Eagles boys’ basketball seniors flipped the script on Senior Night, taking to the microphone to give special thanks to head coach T.J. McRae and assistant coach Bryan Fuller.

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Warren County High School graduate Andrew Alston of Virginia University of Lynchburg won the National Christian College Athletic Association National Championship in shot put during recent national indoor track and field competition.

Warren County High School’s Athletic Department was awarded a grant of $1,000 from the SantaFe Natural Tobacco Company in Oxford and a donation of $500 from the State Employees Association of North Carolina in Butner.

After winning only one game a season ago, Warren County’s varsity boys’ basketball team was scheduled to return to the state playoffs on Tuesday night for the first time since 2017.

Warren County High School senior cheerleaders Aaliyah Mills, left, and Shyeim Thorne are honored during Senior Night festivities at the Eagles Nest on Friday.

Senior members on the Warren County High School varsity girls’ basketball team honored during Senior Night festivities on Friday night are, from the left,

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Senior members of the Warren County High School varsity boys’ basketball team are recognized during Senior Night festivities on Friday at the Eagles Nest. Pictured, from the left, are Juwan Henderson, Roshene Mills, Andrew Smith, Malik Hargrove, Josh Robison and Deaven Hawkins