Sports

Dec. 20, 2014 @ 11:34 AM

Gray leads No. 6 North Carolina to 65-36 victory

When Allisha Gray got going, so did No. 6 North Carolina.


Dec. 20, 2014 @ 11:32 AM

Walker, Jefferson lead Hornets past 76ers 109-91

What Kemba Walker started, Al Jefferson made sure to finish.


Dec. 19, 2014 @ 03:53 PM

Stetson defeats Campbell, 76-63, at the Hatter Classic

In the opening game of the Hatter Classic, Stetson defeated Campbell, 76-63, Friday afternoon inside the Edmunds Center.


Dec. 19, 2014 @ 03:51 PM

Area scores: Lady Jaguars edge Southern Lee, 43-42

Girls basketball

Overhills 43, Southern Lee 42


Dec. 19, 2014 @ 10:55 AM

Jones scores 21 to lead No. 2 Duke over UConn

Two possessions into the second half, Mike Krzyzewski had seen more than enough from his young and talented Duke team and let them know it in forceful terms that any young man would understand.


Dec. 19, 2014 @ 10:51 AM

No. 6 Virginia handles Cleveland State 70-54

No. 6 Virginia 70, Cleveland St. 54


Dec. 19, 2014 @ 10:45 AM

Curry goes for 34 in Golden State win over OKC

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry had 34 points and nine assists, and the Golden State Warriors rallied from an early 17-point deficit to beat Oklahoma City 114-109 on Thursday night after Thunder star Kevin Durant left with a sprained right ankle.


Dec. 19, 2014 @ 10:44 AM

Faulk has goal, assist in Canes' win over Leafs

Hurricanes 4, Maple Leafs 1


Dec. 19, 2014 @ 05:02 AM

Gardner wins county Player of the Year honor

Southern Lee's defense keyed the Cavalier football turnaround from three wins in 2013 to and 8-5 mark highlighted by a Brick City Bowl victory and reaching the second round of the state playoffs.


Dec. 19, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

Four Cheer Extreme Sanford teams win national titles

Cheer Extreme Sanford had four teams win national championships in the Champion Cheer and Dance, Holiday Cheers to You competition Sunday.


Dec. 19, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Duke drought: Looking for 1st bowl win since 1961

During its recent rise to relevance, Duke has taken care of a bunch of first-in-a-long-time things.


Dec. 18, 2014 @ 11:34 PM

High school hoop scoreboard

Boys basketball
Overhills 78, Southern Lee 70


Dec. 18, 2014 @ 11:22 PM

Vikings top Lee County from long range, 62-56

Malik Crawford and Robert Collins scored 20 points each as Union Pines hosted Lee County for an early-season, but key, Cape Fear Valley Conference game Thursday night.


Dec. 18, 2014 @ 03:50 PM

Area scores: Vikings beat Southern Lee on the mat, go to 4-0 in CFVC

Wrestling

Union Pines 69, Southern Lee 11


Dec. 18, 2014 @ 12:02 PM

Turner nets 33 as Wolfpack beats Tennessee

Ralston Turner knew he'd get plenty of open perimeter looks against Tennessee's zone defense.


Dec. 18, 2014 @ 11:58 AM

Thomas, Dragic lead Suns over Hornets, 111-106

Goran Dragic said he hates to miss any game.

He said the angst is even worse when his team is in the midst of a losing streak.


Dec. 18, 2014 @ 11:56 AM

Elon hands Lady Camels their first home loss, 77-51

For the first time this season, Campbell fell at home as Elon came away with a 77-51 win inside Gore Arena Wednesday afternoon.


Dec. 18, 2014 @ 11:49 AM

Campbell holds off SIUE 70-65 for third win in four outings

Reco McCarter had a double-double and Campbell made 8 of 10 free throws in the last 2:49 to defeat Southern Illinois Edwardsville 70-65 Wednesday night at Gore Arena.


Dec. 18, 2014 @ 11:39 AM

Pittsburgh getting well with Wright back

Pittsburgh 65, Manhattan 56


Dec. 18, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Ask the Goat: VESPA Power Products

Many of you have asked me why I take VESPA. Well, here is why: What is VESPA? According to creator Peter Defty’s website


Dec. 18, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

Yellow Jacket Holiday Classic lineup is set

Both defending champs and both runners-up from last year’s tournament will be in the fields for the Yellow Jacket Holiday Basketball Classic Dec. 26, 27 and 29 at Lee County High School.


Dec. 17, 2014 @ 05:08 PM

Bennett leads easy Lady Jacket win

Junior point guard Shantel Bennett ran a clinic on the basketball court for Lee County Tuesday night.


Dec. 17, 2014 @ 12:43 PM

No. 24 Tar Heels beat Spartans 79-56

North Carolina is still trying to sort out what kind of team it can be. That's why coach Roy Williams is eager to get his team back on the practice court after a busy first half of December.


Dec. 17, 2014 @ 12:38 PM

Charlotte edges CofC in OT

Charlotte 90, College of Charleston 85 - OT


Dec. 17, 2014 @ 12:21 PM

No. 16 Oregon St. beats No. 6 North Carolina 70-55

Oregon State's trip across the country yielded its biggest regular-season win in two decades.