Sports

Nov. 25, 2014 @ 10:50 PM

Lady Jets finish rival with late run

Jordan-Matthews fended off a charge by county rival Chatham Central, pulling away again after the Lady Bears tied the game late in the third quarter, for a 47-37 victory.


Nov. 27, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

ASK THE GOAT: Pacing Cactus Rose

With only three weeks out from Javelina, I was doing a fair share of trail running at San Antonio’s most solid single-track system –Eisenhower Park.


Nov. 27, 2014 @ 09:32 AM

North Carolina State beats Richmond 84-72

In a game dominated by offense, North Carolina State's defense made the difference.


Nov. 27, 2014 @ 11:58 AM

Area scores: Eagles top Lee County, Middle Creek

Wrestling

Tuesday

Western Harnett 51, Lee County 30


Nov. 27, 2014 @ 09:44 AM

Gibbs pours in 37, Davidson races past UCF 95-69

Davidson 95, UCF 69


Nov. 27, 2014 @ 09:30 AM

Okafor's 24 help No. 4 Duke rout Furman 93-54

It takes a certain level of humility to play with Duke freshman Jahlil Okafor.


Nov. 27, 2014 @ 09:29 AM

Miller-McIntyre leads Deacons past Mountaineers

Wake Forest didn't get a lot of scoring from its starting five Wednesday against Mount St. Mary's.


Nov. 26, 2014 @ 04:12 PM

Butler knocks off No. 5 North Carolina, 74-66

Butler's shooting numbers were awful. And it didn't matter.


Nov. 26, 2014 @ 03:41 PM

Area scores: Falcons rally to tie, then top Berean in OT

Boys basketball
Lee Christian 51, Berean Baptist 47 - OT


Nov. 26, 2014 @ 11:49 AM

ECU wins on Gulf Coast, Elon wins in Cancun

East Carolina 58, Fresno St. 52


Nov. 25, 2014 @ 11:29 PM

Jets fly by Chatham Central, 64-43

Jordan-Matthews opened its basketball season with the speed and size advantages over county rival Chatham Central on the Jet home floor Tuesday night.


Nov. 25, 2014 @ 05:03 PM

The best of the Cape Fear Valley

Lee County placed six football standouts on the Cape Fear Valley Conference All-Conference Team, including four Yellow Jackets on the offensive side of the ball, as the CFVC released its gridiron honors this past weekend.


Nov. 25, 2014 @ 05:01 PM

Area scores: Northwood goes 5-0 at Raider Duals

Wrestling
Southern Vance Raider Duals
Northwood 52, Louisburg 15


Nov. 25, 2014 @ 01:42 PM

Lady Camels fall at Western Carolina, 67-57

Western Carolina shot well from three-point range and defeated Campbell, 67-57, Monday night at WCU's Ramsey Center.


Nov. 25, 2014 @ 01:31 PM

Deacons get past Colonels 75-48

WINSTON-SALEM (AP) — Wake Forest saw the clock run off early and had the lights go out late during Monday's game against Nicholls State.


Nov. 25, 2014 @ 01:00 PM

Forsett dominant as Ravens beat Saints 34-27

After each of his two touchdowns, Justin Forsett kneeled in the end zone, spread his arms wide and tilted his head back as if gazing toward the heavens beyond the Superdome roof.


Nov. 25, 2014 @ 12:58 PM

Bills make most of trip to Detroit, rout Jets 38-3

The Buffalo Bills' impromptu trip to Detroit went about as well as they could have hoped.


Nov. 25, 2014 @ 12:49 PM

On campus: Johnson earns 4th all-star selection

Tristan Johnson (Lee County) continues to make a name for himself in the semi-pro Central Carolina Football League as the cornerback for the Carolina Hawks


Nov. 24, 2014 @ 02:16 PM

College basketball recaps

Area games - Saturday night
Eastern Michigan 70, UNC-Greensboro 62


Nov. 24, 2014 @ 01:58 PM

N.C. State holds off South Florida 68-65

North Carolina State put itself in a position to earn a tough home win only to bumble its way to the horn.


Nov. 24, 2014 @ 01:55 PM

Seahawk defense trounces Arizona, 19-3

SEATTLE (AP) — Russell Wilson found backup tight end Cooper Helfet for a 20-yard catch-and-run touchdown late in the third quarter, Steven Hauschka kicked four field goals and the Seattle Seahawks handed the Arizona Cardinals their second loss of the season, 19-3 on Sunday.


Nov. 24, 2014 @ 01:51 PM

Greenwell lifts Duke to 83-51 rout of Marquette

One big question about No. 7 Duke before the season was how much help All-America center Elizabeth Williams would get from her inexperienced teammates.


Nov. 24, 2014 @ 01:50 PM

No. 11 North Carolina rolls past Oregon 76-59

No. 11 North Carolina 76, Oregon 59


Nov. 24, 2014 @ 01:49 PM

Heat survive at the buzzer, beat Hornets 94-93

So much intrigue, crammed into 14 seconds. A pair of former Connecticut stars, going 1-on-1 as if they were willing to decide it themselves. A one-point game, one team about to end a losing streak and a tip-in try that added more drama with every bounce off the rim.


Nov. 24, 2014 @ 01:47 PM

Ko closes out amazing rookie year with big payday

The biggest challenge facing Lydia Ko is how she can top a rookie season like this one.