A lot of Northwood football players had memorable individual nights as the Chargers (8-2, 4-2) picked up important Big Eight Conference win, 52-33, at Chapel Hill (7-3, 3-3) Thursday night.
Southern Lee's earned its shot at first place in the Cape Fear Valley Conference football race in the next-to-last week of the regular season.
One optimistic way the Yellow Jackets and Lee County head coach Burton Cates can look at needing to bounce back from their first loss of the season is most football squads face such a test well before the 10th game of the season.
Drew Brees and the Saints proved they know how to win big games on the road.
Pinecrest (8-1, 2-1) at Richmond (9-0, 3-0) - 7:30 p.m.
Last season - Pinecrest 21, Richmond 7
Well, I have finally read it all. Just as I was letting it sink in Dale Earnhardt, Jr. had won a Chase race and he did not let a teammate pass him to win an automatic spot in the Chase championship, I read somewhere since Junior won, the Chase rules should be changed. Let's break this down one subject at a time.
CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James struggled from the start in his first game with Cleveland in four years, and the New York Knicks ruined the megastar's emotional homecoming with a 95-90 victory over the Cavaliers on Thursday night.
If trailing Auburn by 18 last season in the BCS Championship game didn't shake Florida State, a 21-0 first-half deficit to Louisville surely wasn't going to, either.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Sweden's Rikard Karlberg birdied his last two holes Thursday for a 7-under 65 and a two-stroke lead in the CIMB Classic.
Lee County 2, Northwood 0
A giant, indeed.
Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints have to find a way to win on the road if they plan to take over first place in the NFC South.
NEW YORK (AP) — Pau Gasol had 21 points and 11 rebounds in his Chicago debut, Derrick Rose scored 13 points after missing most of the last two seasons, and the Bulls spoiled Derek Fisher's first game as an NBA coach by beating the New York Knicks 104-80 on Wednesday night.
Kemba Walker didn't waste any time at all providing the Charlotte Hornets with a return on their investment.
Chances are, if you do your fair share of trail running, you’ve heard the term "dirtbag" used more often as of late. Maybe you’ve been asked if you were a dirtbag? Maybe you are a dirtbag.
Northwood (7-2, 3-2) at Chapel Hill (7-2, 3-2) - 7 p.m.
Last season - Northwood 31, Chapel Hill 24
North Carolina has spent the past two seasons trying to overcome personnel losses that forced coach Roy Williams to keep reshaping the way his team played.
If North Carolina State is going to make it back to the NCAA tournament once again, Mark Gottfried's club will have to do it in very different fashion than a year ago.
Lee County Parks and Recreation is holding a free 2Ball Competition for boys and girls ages 9-14 from 6-8 p.m. Nox. 12 at the Hales Center (the old Armory, 147 McIver St. in Sanford).
Southern Lee's soccer season, despite a 16-match winning streak during it and a 12-0-0 run to the Cape Fear Valley season title, was less than nine minutes from being over in the first round of the state tournament Wednesday night.
NCHSAA State Tournament first round
NCHSAA 4A State Championship
A couple hundred fans stood behind the Royals dugout for more than a half-hour after the final out, screaming and waving white rally towels.
CANUCKS 4, HURRICANES 1
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Ryan Miller made 29 saves in his 300th career victory and Vancouver beat winless Carolina.
The Sanford Squids swim team traveled this past weekend to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. to compete against seven other swim teams in the Sixth Annual Coastal Classic, hosted by the Coastal Aquatic Club at the Pepper Geddings Recreation Center.
A year after a freshman carried Duke, the Blue Devils are doubling down — and then some — on first-year players.