Sports: College

Sep. 02, 2014 @ 11:54 AM

Louisville defeats Miami 31-13 in ACC debut

Bobby Petrino watched his offense come together, and also enjoyed a solid performance for his defense. The opening of the Petrino sequel at Louisville doubled as one successful ACC debut for the Cardinals.


Aug. 30, 2014 @ 09:38 PM

Boone throws for 4 TDs, Duke routs Elon 52-13

Anthony Boone matched a career high with four touchdown passes and Duke opened its season by routing Elon 52-13 on Saturday night.


Aug. 30, 2014 @ 04:53 PM

N.C. State edges Georgia Southern 24-23

Jacoby Brissett threw for 291 yards and three second-half touchdowns to help North Carolina State beat Georgia Southern 24-23 on Saturday


Aug. 30, 2014 @ 06:22 PM

ACC football recaps

Pittsburgh 62, Delaware 0

No. 7 UCLA 28, Virginia 20


Aug. 30, 2014 @ 08:12 PM

Top 25 college football

NO. 2 ALABAMA 33, WEST VIRGINIA 23


Aug. 30, 2014 @ 03:42 PM

Michigan routs Appalachian State 52-14 in rematch

Devin Gardner threw three touchdown passes to Devin Funchess in the first half and Michigan went on to rout Appalachian State 52-14 in the season opener on Saturday, seven years after being on the losing end of perhaps the biggest upset in college football history.


Aug. 29, 2014 @ 04:59 PM

Duke opens key follow-up season against Elon

Duke spent the past few years climbing to the top of the Atlantic Coast Conference's Coastal Division.


Aug. 29, 2014 @ 04:56 PM

No. 23 Tar Heels host Flames in season opener

The week started at North Carolina with the focus on who would start at quarterback for the No. 23 Tar Heels in Saturday night's opener against Liberty.


Aug. 29, 2014 @ 04:54 PM

Brissett eager for N.C. State debut vs. Ga. Southern

Jacoby Brissett hopes he plays better against Georgia Southern than his former Florida teammates did.


Aug. 29, 2014 @ 04:48 PM

Michigan shrugs off bad memories of Appalachian St

Drake Johnson will never forget it.

He was sitting in an Ann Arbor gas station in his father's car


Aug. 29, 2014 @ 12:49 PM

Aggie offensive records blowout South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Kenny Hill broke Johnny Manziel's single-game passing record with 511 yards and No. 21 Texas A&M beat No. 9 South Carolina 52-28 on Thursday night, ending the Gamecocks' 18-game home win streak.


Aug. 29, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

College Football Playoff era begins

A new era in college football is here.


Aug. 29, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

Fedora: No. 23 UNC suspends 4 players for opener

North Carolina coach Larry Fedora said Wednesday the team has suspended four players for this weekend's season opener, a day after a report of an alleged hazing altercation that left a redshirt freshman walk-on receiver with a possible concussion.


Aug. 29, 2014 @ 12:22 AM

Charlotte overpowers early Camel energy for 33-9 win

Facing Charlotte for the second straight season opener, for the start of Mike Minter's second season as Campbell's head football coach, the Fighting Camels made everything tougher on the 49ers than last year's 52-7 Niner win in Charlotte - for a half.


Aug. 28, 2014 @ 02:59 PM

Florida St.-Oklahoma St. headlines ACC opening weekend

A look at things to watch in the Atlantic Coast Conference during Week 1 of the season:


Aug. 28, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

Camels open gridiron campaign vs. Charlotte tonight

Campbell opens its 2014 season hosting Charlotte at 7 p.m. tonight at Barker-Lane Stadium.


Aug. 28, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

Rebuilding Wake Forest braces for seasoned Louisiana-Monroe

Wake Forest is rebuilding with a new coach, a true freshman quarterback and new starters at a range of key positions.


Aug. 27, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

Cape Fear tops Cougars in volleyball opener

Central Carolina Community College opened its volleyball regular season at home Friday. Visiting Cape Fear C.C. defeated the Cougars in straight sets, 25-12, 25-9, 25-20.


Aug. 25, 2014 @ 02:58 PM

Area sports schedule

Monday, Aug. 25
Boys soccer
Lee County at Leesville Road - 6 p.m.


Aug. 17, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

East Carolina takes high-scoring act to new league

East Carolina is bringing its high-scoring offense to a new conference, along with the goal of topping what was the program's best season in two decades.


Aug. 16, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

Clawson faces tough task at rebuilding Wake Forest

New Wake Forest coach Dave Clawson has a pretty quick sense of humor.


Aug. 15, 2014 @ 03:51 PM

Resurgent Duke out to prove 2013 was no fluke

Duke can certainly get used to the view from the top.


Aug. 14, 2014 @ 03:35 PM

N.C. State aims to regroup from winless ACC season

Inconsistency, injuries and inexperience made a mess of Dave Doeren's first year at North Carolina State. He'll soon find out how much the Wolfpack learned from the program's worst season in a half-century.


Aug. 14, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

Tar Heels aim to win wide-open ACC division race

North Carolina has optimism from a strong finish and motivation from watching a rival's surprise trip to the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game.