Sports

Sep. 19, 2014 @ 11:51 PM

Patriots pound past Cavs, go to 5-0

Southern Lee's defense was good enough to carry the Cavs to a win last week at Triton. On the road at Pinecrest Friday night, the Cavs needed an all-around game.


Sep. 20, 2014 @ 09:23 PM

East Carolina beats North Carolina 70-41

Shane Carden and East Carolina's offense found a way to top last year's blowout win against an instate rival from one of the power conferences.


Sep. 20, 2014 @ 09:21 PM

Unbeaten NC State shuts out Presbyterian, 42-0

Jacoby Brissett passed for 195 yards and three touchdowns to help North Carolina State blank Presbyterian 42-0 on Saturday night.


Sep. 20, 2014 @ 07:02 PM

Wolford rallies Wake Forest over Army 24-21

John Wolford threw for 238 yards and two touchdowns, including the go-ahead score midway through the fourth quarter, and Wake Forest rallied to beat Army 24-21 on Saturday.


Sep. 20, 2014 @ 04:44 PM

2 pick-6s help Duke rout Tulane 47-13

Bryon Fields and fourth-string running back Joseph Ajeigbe each returned interceptions for touchdowns in Duke's 47-13 rout of Tulane on Saturday.


Sep. 20, 2014 @ 08:22 PM

ACC football

Georgia Tech 27, Virginia Tech 24


Sep. 20, 2014 @ 08:17 PM

Top 25 college football

No. 3 Alabama 42, Florida 21


Sep. 20, 2014 @ 01:57 PM

Eagles run over Union Pines again

Western Harnett 55, Union Pines 35


Sep. 20, 2014 @ 11:58 AM

Keselowski aims for another win at New Hampshire

Denny Hamlin once called his shot at New Hampshire, guaranteeing a win with a tweet, then following through with a mighty swing of an invisible baseball bat moments after taking the checkered flag.


Sep. 20, 2014 @ 11:55 AM

Kershaw gets 20th win, Dodgers clinch postseason spot

CHICAGO (AP) — Clayton Kershaw became the majors' first 20-game winner and A.J. Ellis hit a pair of two-run homers, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 14-5 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Friday.


Sep. 20, 2014 @ 05:03 AM

A pro and a rookie: Hard at work

Until proven otherwise James Lee Brown Jr. is the reigning Mr. Sanford.


Sep. 20, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

Duke not looking past Tulane with Miami ahead

Duke insists it won't get caught looking past Tulane.

There won't be any peeking ahead to next week's game at Miami because coach David Cutcliffe


Sep. 20, 2014 @ 04:56 AM

N.C. State eyes 4-0 start against Presbyterian

North Carolina State has already matched its win total for last season and has a big home game looming against the reigning national champion.


Sep. 20, 2014 @ 04:55 AM

Wake looks for another win against Army

Wake Forest hasn't been able to count on many wins during coach Dave Clawson's tough first season.


Sep. 19, 2014 @ 10:44 PM

Friday night football

Lee County 10, Overhills 7
Pinecrest 31, Southern Lee 14


Sep. 19, 2014 @ 04:28 PM

Tar Heels travel for instate rivalry vs. Pirates

Shane Carden believes East Carolina's offense will move the ball against anyone. His Pirates have no reason to doubt that against North Carolina heading into Saturday's matchup.


Sep. 19, 2014 @ 04:17 PM

Hurricanes begin Peters' 1st training camp

It didn't take long during Carolina's first practice of training camp for the Hurricanes to figure out what new coach Bill Peters wants.


Sep. 19, 2014 @ 04:09 PM

Falcons romp to 56-14 win over hapless Buccaneers

Devin Hester high-stepped into the NFL record book. Matt Ryan had as many touchdown passes as incompletions. Julio Jones made a spectacular over-the-shoulder catch tumbling into the end zone.


Sep. 19, 2014 @ 03:52 PM

Crusaders rout new conference foe, 7-2

Boys soccer

Grace Christian 7, Cary Christian 2


Sep. 19, 2014 @ 11:55 AM

No. 5 Auburn holds off No. 20 K-State, 20-14

Gus Malzahn squeezed into his postgame news conference, gripping both sides of the podium and exhaling deeply.


Sep. 19, 2014 @ 11:54 AM

Rangers finish sweep vs. falling A's

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Sonny Gray and the Oakland Athletics fell out of the top AL wild-card spot with a 7-2 loss to Texas on Thursday that gave the Rangers a three-game sweep.


Sep. 19, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

4-0 Vikings visit Western Harnett

Union Pines (4-0) at Western Harnett (1-3) - 7:30 p.m.

Last season - Western Harnett 43, Union Pines 35


Sep. 19, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Keselowski wins great playoff opener

One race into the 2014 Sprint Cup title chase and the cream did rise to the top. As predicted by yours truly, the favorites battled for the win while the pretenders were falling by the wayside.


Sep. 18, 2014 @ 08:43 PM

Area scores: Cavaliers roll vs. defending champs

Boys’ soccer

Southern Lee 6, Terry Sanford 0


Sep. 18, 2014 @ 08:38 PM

Cavs meet high-scoring Patriots tonight

Southern Lee’s football team, off to a 3-1 start, has answered a lot of questions in taking only four games to match its win total from last season. Even Cavalier head coach Don Simon is pleasantly surprised.