Sports

Jan. 29, 2015 @ 01:25 PM

Yellow Jackets honor two wrestling seniors

Lee County's wrestling team is going through a rebuilding, or perhaps just plain building, year. It makes senior leadership more valuable, and a tougher task, especially if the team has only two seniors.



Jan. 30, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

O'Neal's Boyette signs with Sandhills

O'Neal libero Shelby Boyette signed on with the Sandhills Community College volleyball program on Tuesday at The O'Neal School.


Jan. 29, 2015 @ 04:42 PM

Cavaliers cruise to pair of wins vs. Gray's Creek

Southern Lee needed overtime to beat Gray's Creek the first time the Cavaliers and Bears met. About six weeks later, the Cavaliers rolled to an easy 77-47 win and got to empty their bench with more than a quarter to play.


Jan. 29, 2015 @ 04:40 PM

Area scores: Vikings wins sixth consecutive CFVC wrestling crown

Wrestling

Union Pines 71, Douglas Byrd 6


Jan. 29, 2015 @ 11:34 AM

Clemson builds big lead, holds off NC State 68-57

Clemson proved it could play well enough to build a huge lead in an Atlantic Coast Conference road game, then showed it has enough toughness to turn away a momentum-filled comeback.


Jan. 29, 2015 @ 11:32 AM

Florida State beats Wake Forest in double overtime, 82-76

Florida State leaned on a pair of freshmen — for points and minutes — in a double overtime win.


Jan. 29, 2015 @ 11:29 AM

UNCW beats Elon in first-ever CAA matchup

UNC-Wilmington 82, Elon 65


Jan. 29, 2015 @ 11:16 AM

Parker scores 17 to lift Spurs past Hornets 95-86

San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich did not want anyone to acknowledge it was his 66th birthday, let alone celebrate it.


Jan. 28, 2015 @ 05:17 PM

Area scores: Cavaliers beat Gray's Creek, 77-47, for CFVC win

Boys basketball
Southern Lee 77, Gray's Creek 47


Jan. 28, 2015 @ 01:35 PM

Yellow Jackets win CFVC swimming crown

Lee County ended the conference portion of the swim season with its first team victory of the season and Southern Lee senior Eli Brightbill won the Cape Fear Valley Conference's boys' Swimmer of the Year honor Tuesday night in the CFVC's championship meet at Campbell University's Johnson Natatorium.


Jan. 28, 2015 @ 11:48 AM

Smith's 3 lifts Virginia Tech over Pitt in OT

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — In the final seconds of Virginia Tech's loss to second-ranked Virginia on Sunday


Jan. 28, 2015 @ 11:39 AM

Staal, Faulk lead Hurricanes to 4-2 win over Lightning

Eric Staal and Nathan Gerbe got the Carolina Hurricanes off on the right foot Tuesday night, ending their struggles against the Tampa Bay Lightning.


Jan. 28, 2015 @ 05:02 AM

Cheer Extreme Sanford sweeps at Champions of the East

Cheer Extreme Sanford brought home big wins Saturday as six Cheer Extreme teams competed at the Champions of the East cheer competition and all six teams came home champions.


Jan. 28, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Falcons playing Hoops for Hope

Lee Christian School and all four Falcon JV and varsity basketball squads will hold their fourth annual Hoops for Hope night Friday night with a quadruple-header on the court and raising money, prayers and awareness for a good cause at the same time.


Jan. 27, 2015 @ 03:56 PM

Area scores: Yellow Jackets battle in dual competition

Wrestling
Battle at the Bears Den


Jan. 27, 2015 @ 11:11 AM

Camels end losing skid with win over Gardner-Webb

Andrew Ryan scored 21 points to lead four Camels in double figures and Campbell defeated Gardner-Webb 78-59 Monday night at Gore Arena.


Jan. 27, 2015 @ 11:02 AM

NCCU goes to 8-0 in MEAC play

N.C. Central 55, Delaware St. 54


Jan. 27, 2015 @ 10:55 AM

No. 13 North Carolina beats Syracuse 93-83 for 7-1 ACC start

Just about everything worked for No. 13 North Carolina against Syracuse's zone defense — once the Tar Heels stopped throwing the ball away.


Jan. 27, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

On Campus: Murr’s hot shooting snaps Bears losing streak

Prior to last week, Truett-McConnell had enjoyed only three wins in 17 games this season and was currently riding a seven-game losing streak.


Jan. 27, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Area scores: Cav wrestlers compete in Buzzard Brawl

Wrestling
Buzzard Brawl


Jan. 26, 2015 @ 12:01 PM

Grant leads No. 8 Notre Dame past NC State 81-78 in OT

Jerian Grant got No. 8 Notre Dame back into the game with his scoring. He won it with his defense.


Jan. 26, 2015 @ 11:57 AM

Winthrop slips past Campbell 71-63

Winthrop 71, Campbell 63


Jan. 26, 2015 @ 11:36 AM

Top 25 college basketball

Saturday's games
No. 1 KENTUCKY 58, SOUTH CAROLINA 43


Jan. 26, 2015 @ 11:33 AM

Hornets beat Melo-less Knicks 76-71 for 9th win in 11 games

Brian Roberts believes the Charlotte Hornets are in good hands if Kemba Walker is out for any length of time.