Sports

Apr. 26, 2015 @ 05:04 AM

Cox will run at Wingate

Simply thinking and chatting about Dalton Cox's usual day as a student and athlete around Lee County High School is exhausting. Doing it, at least for Cox, is actually energizing, says Cox, and keeps him going to the best of his ability.


Apr. 26, 2015 @ 05:03 AM

Bradley earns golf scholarship

When Sam Bradley gets his profile published on the University of West Alabama's golf website and media guide soon, it'll have Lee County High School as where he's a graduate of. Sanford Golf Course will deserve a mention, too.


Apr. 27, 2015 @ 09:52 AM

Kurt Busch leads 291 laps in dominating Richmond victory

Kurt Busch has spent time this year in a Delaware courtroom, then on NASCAR's sidelines as he served a three-race suspension for an alleged domestic assault on a former girlfriend.


Apr. 27, 2015 @ 09:51 AM

Rose finds a new way to win 7th PGA Tour title

It sounds like Justin Rose believes he's had a breakthrough in the Big Easy.


Apr. 27, 2015 @ 09:50 AM

NHL: Minnesota advances to play Chicago

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Zach Parise scored twice, including a short-handed, highlight-reel goal to get Minnesota going in the first period, and the Wild advanced to the Western Conference semifinals


Apr. 27, 2015 @ 09:48 AM

NBA: Cleveland, Golden State take sweeps

BOSTON (AP) — LeBron James scored 27 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers overcame a shoulder injury to Kevin Love to complete a first-round sweep of the Boston Celtics with a 101-93 victory Sunday.


Apr. 27, 2015 @ 09:45 AM

MLB: Yankees win Subway Series

NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez hit his 659th home run to move within one of Willie Mays for fourth place on the career list, and the New York Yankees took advantage of one mistake after another by the suddenly sloppy New York Mets in a 6-4 victory Sunday night.


Apr. 27, 2015 @ 09:44 AM

MLB: Orioles beat Boston in 10

BALTIMORE (AP) — David Lough hit a game-ending homer in the 10th inning to cap a two-run rally against Koji Uehara, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Boston Red Sox 5-4 Saturday night to end a five-game losing streak.


Apr. 25, 2015 @ 04:27 PM

Area scores: Lady Vikings edge Southern Lee, 1-0

Girls soccer

Union Pines 1, Southern Lee 0


Apr. 25, 2015 @ 10:15 AM

NBA: Harden, Howard lead Rockets to 130-128 win, 3-0 lead on Mavs

DALLAS (AP) — James Harden scored a playoff career-high 42 points, Dwight Howard had his postseason best with 26 rebounds and Houston beat Dallas


Apr. 25, 2015 @ 10:13 AM

NHL: Rangers win series, eliminate Pittsburgh

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Rangers used Carl Hagelin's overtime goal and spectacular goaltending by Henrik Lundqvist to beat Pittsburgh 2-1 on Friday night to advance in the Eastern Conference playoffs.


Apr. 25, 2015 @ 10:11 AM

Swafford, Weekley atop Zurich Classic leaderboard

Hudson Swafford didn't want to dwell on the pressure of the high-stakes weekend that awaits him.


Apr. 25, 2015 @ 10:09 AM

Hamlin dominates to win NASCAR race at Richmond

Denny Hamlin returned from last week's injury-shortened weekend and led almost from start to finish Friday night to win the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Richmond International Raceway.


Apr. 25, 2015 @ 05:03 AM

Three in a row

Union Pines doubles team Ben Williams and Dylan Dinkins won their third consecutive Cape Fear Valley Conference championship leading six Vikings in all who kept their tennis seasons going for at least one more week Thursday at the CFVC Championships at Southern Lee.


Apr. 25, 2015 @ 05:02 AM

Vikings sweep CFVC track titles

Union Pines edged out Lee County on the boys' side and Terry Sanford for the ladies' title at the Cape Fear Valley Conference track and field championships Thursday at Reid Ross Classical School.


Apr. 25, 2015 @ 05:02 AM

Area scores: Cavaliers bounce back to pound Vikings

Baseball

Southern Lee 11, Union Pines 1


Apr. 24, 2015 @ 02:16 PM

Lady Jackets win in 7th vs. Gray's Creek

Lee County's softball team lost the lead, but then won in walk-off fashion, in the seventh inning, for a key victory at the top of the Cape Fear Valley Conference standings versus visiting and CFVC-leading Gray's Creek Thursday night.


Apr. 24, 2015 @ 02:15 PM

Scott spins Jackets to 1-0 win

Lee County pitcher Alston Scott has Gray's Creek's number.

In March at Gray's Creek, Scott pitched a three-hitter as the Yellow Jackets won 3-1.


Apr. 24, 2015 @ 10:05 AM

Cheer Extreme Sanford teams cap season in S.C.

All six teams from Cheer Extreme Sanford traveled to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina last weekend to compete at their last competition of the 2014-15 season at American Superstarz, hosted by The American Championships.


Apr. 24, 2015 @ 10:03 AM

NHL: Lightning levels series with Detroit

DETROIT (AP) — Tyler Johnson led a stirring Tampa Bay rally late in regulation, then scored 2:25 into overtime to lift the Lightning to a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Thursday night, evening their playoff series at 2-2.


Apr. 24, 2015 @ 10:02 AM

NBA: Curry goes for 40 in big Golden State comeback win

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Stephen Curry scored 40 points, including a 3-pointer in the final seconds of regulation to complete a 20-point, fourth-quarter comeback, and Golden State beat New Orleans 123-119 in overtime


Apr. 24, 2015 @ 09:59 AM

Denny Hamlin returns to action at home track in Richmond

Denny Hamlin will be back behind the wheel of his car this weekend at Richmond International Raceway, the hometown track of the Virginia driver.


Apr. 24, 2015 @ 05:02 AM

Brick City Spring Fest set for Sunday in downtown Sanford

The speed limit on the streets in the middle of downtown Sanford is 20 miles per hour. It will be exceeded by cyclists ranging from kids to pros throughout the day Sunday in the main event of the Brick City Spring Fest.


Apr. 23, 2015 @ 09:39 PM

Golf: Weekley and de Jonge lead in New Orleans

AVONDALE, La. (AP) — Boo Weekley had an eagle and seven birdies for an 8-under 64 and a share of the first-round lead with Brendon de Jonge on Thursday in the Zurich Classic of New Orleans.


Apr. 23, 2015 @ 04:00 PM

Area scores: Lady Cavs, Lady Vikings roll to CFVC wins

Girls soccer

Southern Lee 10, Westover 0