Northwood slugger Andrew Webster launched a grand slam to put his Chargers up 6-2 in the second inning of Wednesday night's NCHSAA 2A state quarterfinal game against visiting Carrboro, and the slam was just part of his big night.
Marcus Velazquez transferred to Grace Christian with a few goals in mind.
“I came to Grace to build my relationship with the Lord, to excel academically and to try to earn a spot playing at the next level,” Velazquez said.
Chatham Central (26-0) got another shutout, this one a three-hitter, by pitcher Kelsey Hayes and advanced to the semifinals of the NCHSAA 1A State Tournament with an 8-0 victory at Bessemer City (15-13) Tuesday night.
DURHAM - A.J. Murray and Mott Hyde hit back-to-back homers in the top of the ninth inning to help reigning champion Georgia Tech beat Florida State 4-3 on Wednesday in pool play at the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament.
NASCAR honored members of its royal families with inductions into the Hall of Fame on Wednesday.
Mike Krzyzewski had decided to remain coach of the U.S. men's Olympic basketball team.
Daniel Paille snapped a tie with 3:31 left in the third period, and the Boston Bruins put the New York Rangers on the brink of elimination with a 2-1 victory in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinal series on Tuesday night.
When Tony Parker started running low on masterful plays, Tim Duncan was there to take over and lead the San Antonio Spurs to a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference finals.
Delmon Young homered and Ryan Howard added three hits and three RBIs to help carry the Philadelphia Phillies to a 7-3 win over the Miami Marlins on Tuesday night.
Nate McLouth homered leading off the bottom of the 10th inning, Chris Dickerson hit a pair of solo shots and the Baltimore Orioles beat the New York Yankees 3-2 Tuesday night to snap a six-game losing streak.
The U-11 SASL (Sanford Area Soccer League) Sharks went undefeated, 4-0-0, to win first place in the 20th Annual Cape Fear Seaside Soccer Classic in the Bronze Division of the U11 group, Saturday and Sunday at the Cape Fear Soccer Club.
Ryan Mattes' shutout paced top-seeded Campbell in a 4-0 opening round win over No. 8 Charleston Southern Tuesday in the Big South Championships at the Liberty Baseball Stadium.
Clayton Kershaw scattered three singles in his second complete game of the year and Matt Kemp hit his first home run since April 24, lifting the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 3-1 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Monday night.
Vernon Wells doubled in the tiebreaking run in the 10th inning and the New York Yankees hit four solo homers in a 6-4 victory over the Orioles on Monday night, extending Baltimore's losing streak to six games.
The Chicago Blackhawks were controlling the puck and dominating play early in the second period. It took all of a half-minute for the Detroit Red Wings to swing the momentum.
Charlotte Bobcats owner Michael Jordan is changing his team's name to the Hornets, said a person familiar with the situation.
North Carolina third baseman Colin Moran is the Atlantic Coast Conference's player of the year and teammate Kent Emanuel is its pitcher of the year.The ACC announced its postseason awards Monday.
To say that twins Allegra and Max Hogan have left their mark on Lee County High School athletics would be an understatement. After completing their final spring seasons as seniors this year, the duo has combined to earn 28 athletic letters during their four years of high school — 15 by Allegra and 13 by Max.
Harnett Central senior Jesse Freeman won the high jump state title, with a best mark of 6-feet-6, Saturday at the NCHSAA 4A State Track and Field Championships at North Carolina A&T.
Sang-Moon Bae won the Bryon Nelson Championship on Sunday for his first PGA Tour title, beating Keegan Bradley by two strokes after blowing a four-stroke lead.
Cross another milestone off of Jimmie Johnson's list. He stands alone in All-Star history.
Lee County senior Brian Stryffeler will be an offensive lineman for Wingate University in a few months, but he's got one more chance to take the gridiron in his high school career.
No. 28 Campbell used four-run sixth and seventh innings to finish the regular season with a 9-6 win over visiting New Orleans Saturday at Jim Perry Stadium.
Jamie McMurray has won the Sprint Showdown to transfer into the $1 million All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Gray’s Creek senior and future East Carolina hurler T.J. McDonald was named the Cape Fear Valley Conference’s Player of the Year for the 2013 baseball campaign last week.