Sports: College

Apr. 26, 2015 @ 05:04 AM

Cox will run at Wingate

Simply thinking and chatting about Dalton Cox's usual day as a student and athlete around Lee County High School is exhausting. Doing it, at least for Cox, is actually energizing, says Cox, and keeps him going to the best of his ability.

Apr. 26, 2015 @ 05:03 AM

Bradley earns golf scholarship

When Sam Bradley gets his profile published on the University of West Alabama's golf website and media guide soon, it'll have Lee County High School as where he's a graduate of. Sanford Golf Course will deserve a mention, too.

Apr. 23, 2015 @ 11:03 AM

Camels sweep softball doubleheader from N.C. Central

Campbell pitchers Julia Callicutt and Katie Baker allowed only two runs and five hits Wednesday night in a softball doubleheader sweep of North Carolina Central at Amanda Littlejohn Stadium.

Apr. 23, 2015 @ 04:59 AM

No. 18 Tar Heels defeat Campbell 8-3

Korey Dunbar homered and knocked in three runs to lead No. 18 North Carolina past visiting Campbell 8-3 Tuesday at Boshamer Stadium.

Apr. 22, 2015 @ 06:34 PM

Reece signs scholarship with N.C. Wesleyan

Southern Lee soccer player Sullivan Reece put in many hours of hard work, including on the soccer pitch, to earn the opportunity to attend North Carolina Wesleyan College come the fall.

Apr. 21, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

On Campus: Durazo shines for ECU

After recently collecting his second win of the season for East Carolina, Nick Durazo (Lee County) continued to be a strong presence on the mound, notching his first two saves of the year last week for the Pirates.

Apr. 14, 2015 @ 10:30 AM

On Campus: Bowers rewrites Campbell record books

Heath Bowers is now Campbell’s winningest pitcher and career strikeout leader as he improved to 27 career victories after striking out nine batters in eight innings of work to defeat Liberty 3-2 last week.

Apr. 11, 2015 @ 11:42 AM

Bowers sets Camel pitching records in 3-2 CU win

Heath Bowers broke Campbell career win and strikeout records on the way to a 3-2 victory for the visiting Camels Friday night in a Big South baseball tilt at Liberty.

Apr. 09, 2015 @ 11:22 AM

Campbell and North Carolina A&T split softball twin bill

Campbell and North Carolina A&T split a softball doubleheader Wednesday at Amanda Littlejohn Stadium.

Apr. 09, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Camel comeback falls short against ECU

Campbell cut the East Carolina lead to two with a pair of late runs, but fell short Tuesday night 7-5 in nonconference action at Jim Perry Stadium.

Apr. 08, 2015 @ 01:41 PM

Cameron Crazy: Duke returns home for latest title party

Quinn Cook turned around and pointed to the Cameron Indoor Stadium rafters, toward those four national championship banners that cast long shadows at Duke.

Apr. 08, 2015 @ 10:31 AM

Connecticut beats Notre Dame 63-53 for 3rd straight title

Geno Auriemma and his UConn Huskies are a perfect 10.

Apr. 07, 2015 @ 10:27 AM

Duke students celebrate Blue Devils' 5th national title

All those noisy Cameron Crazies got to celebrate one more win at Duke's Cameron Indoor Stadium.

Apr. 07, 2015 @ 10:20 AM

On Campus: Bowers ties two Campbell baseball records

Heath Bowers struck out three batters in seven innings of work to defeat Presbyterian 7-2 and in so doing, tied two Campbell University baseball marks.

Apr. 07, 2015 @ 10:15 AM

Camels sweep Blue Hose with 6-2 win

Cedric Mullins drove in two runs and Campbell completed a Big South series sweep at Presbyterian with a 6-2 win Saturday at the PC Baseball Complex.

Apr. 07, 2015 @ 10:10 AM

Jones picks up for his pal and leads Duke to championship

At the bottom of the pile, two young basketball players and old friends embraced, celebrating the championship they had been talking about winning long before choosing to play together at Duke.

Apr. 07, 2015 @ 10:08 AM

Wisconsin fans take to State Street despite loss to Duke

Thousands of Wisconsin fans packed downtown Madison on Monday night, dancing and jumping around, despite a loss to Duke University in the NCAA championship.

Apr. 07, 2015 @ 10:06 AM

A ring for each finger: Coach K wins 5th title

It's John Wooden and Mike Krzyzewski.

Apr. 07, 2015 @ 10:03 AM

Comeback! Duke tops Wisconsin 68-63 for national title

Over a matter of mere minutes, the youngsters at Duke grew into salty old pros.

Call them freshmen. But please, do not call them kids.

Apr. 07, 2015 @ 10:01 AM

Allen's second-half burst keys Blue Devils' NCAA title win

With two of Duke's star freshmen in foul trouble in the biggest game of the season, the Blue Devils found a championship-saving jolt from an unlikely source.

Apr. 05, 2015 @ 07:33 AM

Duke rolls into championship game, vs. Wisconsin

For once, Jahlil Okafor didn't have to contend with constant double teams.

Apr. 05, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Lilly takes 3rd at ASICS Univ. Nationals

Former Lee County Yellow Jacket wrestler Hailey Lilly, now a junior at McKendree University in Lebanon, Illinois, earned her first collegiate All-American honors in February then, last weekend, finished third place in the ASICS University Nationals.

Apr. 05, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Cougar golf team prepares for two upcoming tournaments

The Central Carolina Community College's golf team has two tournaments remaining this spring season.

Apr. 04, 2015 @ 02:45 PM

Connecticut not looking past opposition in Final Four

Four No. 1 seeds are in the Final Four of the women's NCAA Tournament for only the third time, yet there's still a distinctive feel it's really two-time defending champion Connecticut's title to lose. Notre Dame, South Carolina and Maryland merely are a distant best of the rest.