Sports

Aug. 30, 2014 @ 12:40 AM

Backup QB saves Chargers at Southern Lee

Last season, Northwood's potent quarterback, receivers and running backs tallied 56 points in a victory over Southern Lee.


Aug. 30, 2014 @ 02:05 PM

Eagles, Jaguars turn around county rivalries

Western Harnett 32, Harnett Central 21


Aug. 30, 2014 @ 09:38 PM

Boone throws for 4 TDs, Duke routs Elon 52-13

Anthony Boone matched a career high with four touchdown passes and Duke opened its season by routing Elon 52-13 on Saturday night.


Aug. 30, 2014 @ 04:53 PM

N.C. State edges Georgia Southern 24-23

Jacoby Brissett threw for 291 yards and three second-half touchdowns to help North Carolina State beat Georgia Southern 24-23 on Saturday


Aug. 30, 2014 @ 06:22 PM

ACC football recaps

Pittsburgh 62, Delaware 0

No. 7 UCLA 28, Virginia 20


Aug. 30, 2014 @ 08:12 PM

Top 25 college football

NO. 2 ALABAMA 33, WEST VIRGINIA 23


Aug. 30, 2014 @ 03:42 PM

Michigan routs Appalachian State 52-14 in rematch

Devin Gardner threw three touchdown passes to Devin Funchess in the first half and Michigan went on to rout Appalachian State 52-14 in the season opener on Saturday, seven years after being on the losing end of perhaps the biggest upset in college football history.


Aug. 30, 2014 @ 11:11 AM

Harvick wins Atlanta pole; Stewart is 12th

Kevin Harvick took yet another pole, this time with a big assist from Tony Stewart in the team owner's return to the track.


Aug. 30, 2014 @ 11:09 AM

Stewart returns to racing but questions remain

Tony Stewart was back in his comfort zone, behind the wheel of a race car.


Aug. 30, 2014 @ 11:07 AM

Padres top 1st-place Dodgers in 12

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Yasmani Grandal singled in the winning run with two outs in the 12th inning and the San Diego Padres beat the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 Friday night.


Aug. 30, 2014 @ 11:03 AM

Sharapova gets past Lisicki in 2 sets at US Open

Maria Sharapova reached the U.S. Open's fourth round by taking five of the last six games after her opponent, Sabine Lisicki, was warned by the chair umpire about receiving coaching help.


Aug. 30, 2014 @ 11:00 AM

Ryan Palmer leads week two of PGA Tour playoffs

NORTON, Mass. (AP) — Ryan Palmer took only 21 putts Friday at TPC Boston and birdied half of his holes. That gave him an 8-under 63 and a two-shot lead over Keegan Bradley after the opening round of the Deutsche Bank Championship.


Aug. 30, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

US opens basketball World Cup vs Finns and their fans

They are the biggest thing in Bilbao, backed by 8,000 fans — not to mention some Angry Birds — whose free-spending boosters are such believers they've already started lining up transportation to the second round.


Aug. 30, 2014 @ 12:16 AM

Friday night scoreboard - Week 2

Northwood 14, Southern Lee 8
Lee County 47, Ben Smith 0


Aug. 29, 2014 @ 04:59 PM

Duke opens key follow-up season against Elon

Duke spent the past few years climbing to the top of the Atlantic Coast Conference's Coastal Division.


Aug. 29, 2014 @ 04:56 PM

No. 23 Tar Heels host Flames in season opener

The week started at North Carolina with the focus on who would start at quarterback for the No. 23 Tar Heels in Saturday night's opener against Liberty.


Aug. 29, 2014 @ 04:54 PM

Brissett eager for N.C. State debut vs. Ga. Southern

Jacoby Brissett hopes he plays better against Georgia Southern than his former Florida teammates did.


Aug. 29, 2014 @ 04:48 PM

Michigan shrugs off bad memories of Appalachian St

Drake Johnson will never forget it.

He was sitting in an Ann Arbor gas station in his father's car


Aug. 29, 2014 @ 04:39 PM

Area scores: Jackets strike twice in second half vs. Jets

Boys soccer
Lee County 2, Jordan-Matthews 0


Aug. 29, 2014 @ 12:50 PM

Stewart returning to competition after fatal crash

Tony Stewart should be back in his comfort zone at a NASCAR track, ready for racing.

His return from a three-week hiatus isn't so simple.


Aug. 29, 2014 @ 12:49 PM

Aggie offensive records blowout South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Kenny Hill broke Johnny Manziel's single-game passing record with 511 yards and No. 21 Texas A&M beat No. 9 South Carolina 52-28 on Thursday night, ending the Gamecocks' 18-game home win streak.


Aug. 29, 2014 @ 12:38 PM

Panthers blank Steelers 10-0 in preseason finale

Cam Newton plans to have a very different view the next time he sees the Pittsburgh Steelers.


Aug. 29, 2014 @ 12:34 PM

Williams overcomes 3 early double-faults to win

Good as she is, even Serena Williams can find it tough to deal with swirling wind, so much so that she double-faulted three times in her first service game Thursday at the U.S. Open.


Aug. 29, 2014 @ 12:31 PM

Angels win in 10 while A's protest

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Howie Kendrick drove in Albert Pujols with a sacrifice fly in the 10th inning, and the Los Angeles Angels opened a two-game lead atop the major league standings with a 4-3 victory Thursday night over the Oakland Athletics, who finished the game under protest over a ninth-inning obstruction call.


Aug. 29, 2014 @ 05:03 AM

Yellow Jackets seek second big start

Ben L. Smith (0-1, 0-0 All Metro) at Lee County (1-0, 0-0 Cape Fear Valley) - 7:30 p.m.