Sports: College

Oct. 24, 2014 @ 01:19 PM

Carden helps No. 18 ECU beat UConn, 31-21

Coach Ruffin McNeill doesn't care about impressing the committee that will decide if No. 18 East Carolina deserves a major bowl berth.


Oct. 23, 2014 @ 11:35 AM

Massive cheating scandal at UNC involved athletes

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.


Oct. 23, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

No. 18 East Carolina ready for visit from Connecticut

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.


Oct. 21, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

Grossfuss named Lynchburg’s Athlete of the Week

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.


Oct. 19, 2014 @ 08:47 AM

North Carolina edges Georgia Tech 48-43

North Carolina's season looked sunk after a four-game losing streak marred by penalties, bad defense and inconsistent offense.


Oct. 18, 2014 @ 07:46 PM

Louisville survives North Carolina State 30-18

Michael Dyer rushed for 173 yards, including a game-sealing 46-yard touchdown run with 44 seconds remaining, and Louisville held off North Carolina State 30-18 on Saturday.


Oct. 18, 2014 @ 07:43 PM

Campbell rallies for 28-27 PFL win over Davidson

David Salmon directed two late touchdown drives and Aaron Nichols’ interception set up the go-ahead score to lead Campbell to a 28-27 Pioneer Football League win over Davidson Saturday at Barker-Lane Stadium.


Oct. 18, 2014 @ 07:03 PM

Appalachian State overwhelms Troy 53-14

Appalachian St. 53, Troy 14


Oct. 18, 2014 @ 09:55 PM

Top 25 college football: West Virginia upsets No. 4 Baylor

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Clint Trickett threw three touchdown passes and West Virginia surprised sloppy No. 4 Baylor 41-27 on Saturday.


Oct. 18, 2014 @ 04:39 PM

Duke beats Virginia 20-13 on Sirk's jump-pass TD

Backup quarterback Thomas Sirk threw a 3-yard touchdown pass to David Reeves with 7:23 left and Duke beat Virginia 20-13 on Saturday.


Oct. 18, 2014 @ 03:34 PM

Defense leads Syracuse over Wake Forest 30-7

Syracuse turned to its defense to snap a four-game losing streak.


Oct. 18, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

Camels take on rival Davidson for homecoming

Campbell puts its unbeaten Pioneer Football League record on the line today, hosting Davidson for homecoming. Kickoff between the Camels (3-3, 3-0 PFL) and the Wildcats (1-6, 0-3 PFL) is slated for 4 p.m. at Barker-Lane Stadium.


Oct. 18, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Duke, Virginia square off in key ACC matchup

It's a sign of how far Duke's program has come that reaching bowl eligibility has become almost an afterthought.


Oct. 18, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

Louisville seeks to limit miscues vs. NC State

Louisville knows there's no room for errors when it faces North Carolina State.


Oct. 18, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

Syracuse, Wake meet looking for 1st ACC win

If there's any realistic chance for Wake Forest to turn its rough season around, the Demon Deacons have to beat Syracuse.


Oct. 18, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

Tar Heels try to stop skid against Yellow Jackets

North Carolina's defense has struggled to get off the field all season. Now the Tar Heels are facing an offense — and a Georgia Tech team — that has befuddled them for years.


Oct. 16, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

Duke looks to extend recent dominance of Virginia

Even during Duke's worst years under David Cutcliffe, the Blue Devils could always count on beating Virginia.


Oct. 14, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

On Campus: Campbell remains undefeated in PFL

After a rocky non-conference start, Campbell (3-3, 3-0) has hit its stride as the Fighting Camels remained undefeated in the Pioneer Football League, picking up their third straight victory downing Butler 28-9 Saturday in Buies Creek.


Oct. 12, 2014 @ 05:57 PM

No. 19 East Carolina rallies to beat South Florida

With No. 19 East Carolina's grip on a spot in the Top 25 seemingly slipping away, Shane Carden and Co. never flinched.

 

Oct. 11, 2014 @ 09:03 PM

Top 25 college football

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Dak Prescott ran for two touchdowns and threw for another, leading No. 3 Mississippi State to a 38-23 victory over No. 2 Auburn on Saturday.


Oct. 11, 2014 @ 08:14 PM

Notre Dame pulls out 50-43 win vs. North Carolina

Everett Golson threw three touchdown passes to overcome his three turnovers that led to North Carolina scores and No. 6 Notre Dame remained unbeaten with a 50-43 victory Saturday.


Oct. 11, 2014 @ 08:12 PM

Area college football

The Citadel 63, Charlotte 56, 2OT


Oct. 11, 2014 @ 07:58 PM

Murphy leads BC past NC State, 30-14

Tyler Murphy rushed for 132 yards and two touchdowns and Boston College beat North Carolina State 30-14 on Saturday for the Wolfpack's 11th straight Atlantic Coast Conference loss.


Oct. 11, 2014 @ 05:42 PM

Boone, Snead lead Duke past No. 22 Ga Tech 31-25

Anthony Boone threw for 123 yards and a touchdown, Josh Sneed rushed for 102 yards and a score, and Duke snapped a 10-year losing streak against Georgia Tech by beating the No. 22 Yellow Jackets 31-25 Saturday.


Oct. 11, 2014 @ 04:08 PM

Top 25 college football

No. 11 Oklahoma 31, Texas 26