Revenge could've been a motivating factor for Lee County's volleyball team as the Lady Jackets hosted Gray's Creek in the third round, the round of 16, of the NCHSAA 3A State Tournament.
The last two undefeated football squads in Cape Fear Valley Conference play clash tonight at Lee County High School with the Yellow Jackets (8-0, 3-0) hosting Terry Sanford (5-3, 3-0) for a 7:30 p.m. kickoff.
Southern Lee head football coach Don Simon made no bones about last week's home date against Union Pines being key to the Cavaliers' (5-3, 2-1) postseason goals.
Douglas Byrd (1-7, 1-2) at Union Pines (5-4, 1-3) - 7:30 p.m.
Last season - Douglas Byrd 49, Union Pines 0
Cue the theme music! It's time for another episode of our favorite NASCAR-themed soap opera, "As the World Turns for the Young and Restless or the Bold and Beautiful we Must Account for the Days of our Lives."
Northwood 2, Southern Durham 1 - OT
Bogus classes and automatic A's and B's are at the heart of a cheating scandal at the University of North Carolina that lasted nearly two decades, encompassing about 3,100 students — nearly half of them athletes.
Salvador Perez shouted at Hunter Strickland, who shouted right back. The Kansas City Royals streamed from their dugout, the San Francisco Giants from their own. And for a tense moment in the sixth inning Wednesday night, Kauffman Stadium was consumed by chaos.
Last week we talked about using our equipment to deter an attack. This week, I want to address what happens when the attack is eminent, and defense becomes your only recourse.
East Carolina hasn't been on a roll like this in quite a while. For these 18th-ranked Pirates, there's really no time to savor it — not with so much more left to pursue.
Lee County was 0-4 against the two soccer squads ahead of it, Gray's Creek and Southern Lee, in the Cape Fear Valley Conference regular season.
Southern Lee 5, Union Pines 0
By the time Madison Bumgarner took the mound to throw his first pitch, the San Francisco Giants already held a three-run lead.
JETS 3, HURRICANES 1
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Adam Lowry's first NHL goal helped the Jets snap a four-game losing streak.
Linebacker Thomas Davis takes little solace in the fact the Carolina Panthers are still alone in first place in the NFC South.
Cape Fear Valley Conference Tournament semifinals
“It’s hard to beat a good team three times,” goes a sporting cliche most often used when rivals, say in college hoops conference or an NFL division, meet twice in a regular season and get paired up again in the postseason.
Grace Christian's had already earned a championship season in its first soccer season as a NCISAA 2A program
NCHSAA 3A East Regional Championship
The deluge started with a desperation third-down heave, a trickle that turned into a downpour and led to another abrupt turn in the Pittsburgh Steelers' confounding season.
Ben Grossfuss (Lee County) has been named the Lynchburg College “Athlete of the Week” as the sophomore forward scored the Hornets game winner in their 1-0 victory over Virginia Wesleyan.
The game had been over for hours. Kauffman Stadium had gone dark. The roars of a sold-out crowd, which had rooted the Kansas City Royals to a sweep of the mighty Los Angeles Angels, had drifted away into the cool night air.
The milestones keep piling up during what is turning into a special first half of the season for Aaron Rodgers.
DENVER (AP) — Peyton Manning's receivers played keep-away with his milestone memento and the NFL's new leader in career touchdown passes toyed with the San Francisco 49ers in the Denver Broncos' emphatic 42-17 victory Sunday night.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Ben Martin made a 45-foot eagle putt on the 16th hole that sent him to his first PGA Tour victory Sunday in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.
Brad Keselowski refused to be knocked down — not by Matt Kenseth, who jumped him from behind after a disastrous race at Charlotte, and not by garage-wide condemnation over his post-race meltdown.