Oct. 31, 2014 @ 05:02 AM

Cavs take shot at league lead tonight

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.

Oct. 31, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

Yellow Jackets host Westover for Senior Night

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.

Oct. 31, 2014 @ 12:36 AM

Saints top Panthers 28-10 to take NFC South lead

Drew Brees and the Saints proved they know how to win big games on the road.

Oct. 31, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Pinecrest visits state No. 1 tonight

Pinecrest (8-1, 2-1) at Richmond (9-0, 3-0) - 7:30 p.m.

Last season - Pinecrest 21, Richmond 7

Oct. 31, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

IN THE DRAFT: Taking care of No. 88 first

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.

Oct. 31, 2014 @ 12:22 PM

Knicks spoil Cleveland's huge opening night

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.

Oct. 31, 2014 @ 12:19 PM

Winston, Florida State rally to beat Louisville

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.

Oct. 31, 2014 @ 12:16 PM

Karlberg leads Malaysia PGA Tour event

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.

Oct. 30, 2014 @ 01:56 PM

Area scores: Yellow Jackets top Northwood 2-0 in state first round


Lee County 2, Northwood 0

Oct. 30, 2014 @ 12:06 PM

Bumgarner, Giants beat KC 3-2 to win World Series

A giant, indeed.

Oct. 30, 2014 @ 12:02 PM

Saints, Panthers square off for NFC South lead

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.

Oct. 30, 2014 @ 12:01 PM

NBA recaps: Bulls roll, 104-80, at Madison Square Garden

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.

Oct. 30, 2014 @ 11:58 AM

Walker lifts Hornets over Bucks in OT, 108-106

Kemba Walker didn't waste any time at all providing the Charlotte Hornets with a return on their investment.

Oct. 30, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

ASK THE GOAT: Who are the dirtbag runners?

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.

Oct. 30, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

Chargers face Chapel Hill for Thursday night football

Northwood (7-2, 3-2) at Chapel Hill (7-2, 3-2) - 7 p.m.

Last season - Northwood 31, Chapel Hill 24

Oct. 30, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

Tar Heels hope improved depth means big things

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.

Oct. 30, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

NC State's Gottfried looking for another NCAA trip

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.

Oct. 30, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

Sports briefs: 2Ball Competition coming up at Hales Center

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).

Oct. 29, 2014 @ 10:18 PM

Cavs rally from three down to stay alive

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.

Oct. 29, 2014 @ 09:03 PM

State soccer scoreboard - Wed. night

NCHSAA State Tournament first round

Oct. 29, 2014 @ 01:36 PM

Area scores: Lady Patriots take second in state at Pinehurst

Girls golf

NCHSAA 4A State Championship

Oct. 29, 2014 @ 11:32 AM

Royals rout Giants 10-0 to force Game 7 in Series

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.

Oct. 29, 2014 @ 11:27 AM

Canucks beat Carolina, 4-1


VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Ryan Miller made 29 saves in his 300th career victory and Vancouver beat winless Carolina.

Oct. 29, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Squids compete in Coastal Classic

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.

Oct. 29, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

Duke led by star-studded freshman class

A year after a freshman carried Duke, the Blue Devils are doubling down — and then some — on first-year players.