Sports

May. 27, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Carolina Trace work coming into vision

The major renovation project, with improvements to every hole and almost every aspect of Carolina Trace Country Club's Lake Course, is about making a round on the Robert Trent Jones Sr. course more comfortable and less comfortable.


May. 26, 2015 @ 04:00 PM

Sanford soccer teams sweep Johnston County tournament

Three Sanford Area Soccer League teams won championship medals in the "Just Kickin' It" Recreation Festival tournament May 16-17.


May. 27, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Sanford racer makes it 4-for-4 at Wake

The Mini Stock Mayhem Series charged into Wake County Speedway for a special Saturday evening race at "America's Favorite Bullring."


May. 28, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Lee County's Scott voted CFVC Player of the Year

Lee County's senior pitching ace, Alston Scott, was named the Cape Fear Valley Conference's Player of the Year


May. 28, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Lady Jackets earn all-conference honors

Lee County, following a season co-title, the conference tournament title and reaching the state quarterfinals, sported four first-team players and two second-team players on the Cape Fear Valley Conference All-Conference Team


May. 28, 2015 @ 04:59 AM

Playing to beat cancer

Summer baseball squads from Southern Lee, Lee County, Union Pines, Western Harnett, Northwood and North Moore will be part of day-long Central Carolina Scholastic Summer League tripleheaders


May. 28, 2015 @ 04:57 AM

Moore hosting Dixie Softball World Series this summer

Moore County will welcome 24 softball teams from 11 southeastern states for the 2015 Dixie Softball World Series Aug. 7-12.


May. 27, 2015 @ 02:32 PM

Brassard, Lundqvist lead Rangers past Lightning 7-3

Henrik Lundqvist had lots of help in another season-saving performance for the New York Rangers.


May. 27, 2015 @ 11:06 AM

Cavaliers earn NBA Finals spot by sweeping Hawks

LeBron James knew what he left behind when he bolted to Miami five years ago.


May. 27, 2015 @ 11:04 AM

MLB: Teixeira knocks in four in 5-1 Yankee win

NEW YORK (AP) — Mark Teixeira homered and drove in four runs, Adam Warren pitched two-hit ball into the seventh inning and the New York Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals 5-1


May. 27, 2015 @ 11:01 AM

Last year's runner-up Halep exits French Open

Simona Halep became the highest seeded player to exit the French Open so far as last year's runner-up lost 7-5, 6-1 to Mirjana Lucic-Baroni in the second round on Wednesday.


May. 26, 2015 @ 10:04 AM

Harden helps Rockets stay alive, beat Warriors 128-115

James Harden was not happy after a poor performance in Houston's embarrassing loss to Golden State in Game 3.


May. 26, 2015 @ 10:02 AM

Beleskey scores in OT, Ducks beat Chicago 5-4 in wild Game 5

The Anaheim Ducks stumbled back to their dressing room after regulation in disbelief.


May. 26, 2015 @ 10:01 AM

Venus Williams ousted from French Open by Sloane Stephens

A loss by Venus Williams in the first round at a Grand Slam is no longer the rarity it once was.


May. 26, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

MLB: Yankees hammer K.C. 14-1

NEW YORK (AP) — Brett Gardner, Brian McCann and Chase Headley homered during an eight-run first inning and the New York Yankees


May. 26, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Lady Panthers complete perfect season


May. 25, 2015 @ 10:48 AM

On Campus: Durazo notches win to earn ECU American title

East Carolina claimed the American Athletic Conference title this past weekend as the second-seeded Pirates dispatched top-seeded Houston 9-1 behind the strong pitching of Lee County High School product, Nick Durazo.


May. 25, 2015 @ 10:35 AM

Carl Edwards races to first victory for new JGR team

Even a master strategist like Joe Gibbs wasn't sure his team made the right call.


May. 25, 2015 @ 10:33 AM

Florida State beats NC State 6-2 in ACC title game

Florida State sure turned things around at the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament.


May. 25, 2015 @ 10:28 AM

Juan's World!

His career at a crossroads, his confidence shot, Juan Pablo Montoya received a lifeline from The Captain.


May. 25, 2015 @ 10:25 AM

Golf: Chris Kirk wins by a stroke at Colonial

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Chris Kirk made a par-saving 7-foot putt after an errant tee shot at the 18th hole, avoiding a playoff at Colonial and winning by a stroke Sunday for his fourth PGA Tour victory.


May. 25, 2015 @ 10:24 AM

MLB: Rangers keep Yankees in long slump

NEW YORK (AP) — Adam Rosales hit a two-run homer off Chris Capuano that bounced off the top of the left-field wall, Yovani Gallardo won for the second time since mid-April and the Texas Rangers sent the New York Yankees to their 10th loss in 11 games with a 5-2 victory Sunday night.


May. 25, 2015 @ 10:22 AM

LeBron's triple-double helps Cavs top Hawks in thriller

LeBron James dropped to his knees and slapped the floor with his hand.

He was exhausted and exhilarated — and one win from the NBA Finals.


May. 25, 2015 @ 10:21 AM

Stamkos has goal and assist, Lightning beat Rangers 2-0

Scoring goals made the Tampa Bay Lightning one of the NHL's most entertaining teams this season. Playing defense for the first time in three games has them within a victory of the Stanley Cup finals for the second time in franchise history.


May. 25, 2015 @ 10:20 AM

Tiafoe manages to smile after quick loss in Grand Slam debut

As the first 17-year-old American man in the French Open since Michael Chang won the 1989 title, Frances Tiafoe learned a valuable lesson from a straight-set loss in his Grand Slam debut.