Sports: College

May. 20, 2014 @ 11:29 AM

On campus: Scott leads Wake Tech baseball

Alex Scott (LCHS) concluded his first year with the Wake Tech baseball team last week, leading the Eagles (20-21-2, 13-13) offensively, defensively and from the mound.


May. 16, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

Cougars welcome seven new basketball signees

Central Carolina Community College welcomed seven new men's basketball players to the Cougar family Thursday evening at CCCC's Sanford campus.


May. 06, 2014 @ 10:36 AM

Carver to play soccer at Clearwater Christian College

Elisa Carver’s been a team captain for Grace Christian soccer since her freshman year. So as a senior this spring, she’s a certain veteran as a team leader.

 



May. 02, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

Duke baseball pushing for 1st NCAA bid since 1961

There's another turnaround taking place at Duke — and this time it's happening on the baseball diamond.


Apr. 30, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

Lee County's Jackson signs with Guilford

Lee County senior Hunter Jackson signed to attend Guilford College and play basketball for the Quakers on Monday afternoon as his family, coaches and teammates joined him for the signing ceremony.


Apr. 22, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

On Campus

Wingate University senior runner Keeley Wood (SLHS) put an exclamation on her four-year career with the Bulldogs women’s track team by earning two silver medals in this past weekend’s 2014 Food Lion South Atlantic Conference Championships at Lenoir-Rhyne College in Hickory.


Apr. 18, 2014 @ 04:54 PM

Duke sophomore Rodney Hood entering NBA draft

Duke sophomore Rodney Hood is entering the NBA draft.


Apr. 18, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

Mellette adds All-American honor to great season

Former Southern Lee basketball standout Josh Mellette earned All American honors this week as part of leading Wake Tech Community College to the NJCAA (National Junior College Athletic Association) Div. II national semifinals this season.


Apr. 17, 2014 @ 05:11 PM

Hatchell: Star freshman DeShields leaving UNC

North Carolina star freshman Diamond DeShields plans to transfer, coach Sylvia Hatchell said Thursday.


Apr. 17, 2014 @ 05:09 PM

Duke freshman Jabari Parker declares for NBA draft

Duke freshman Jabari Parker is entering the NBA draft, and there's a strong chance he'll be the No. 1 pick.


Apr. 15, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

On Campus

McKendree University freshman Hailee Lilly (LCHS) posted her best collegiate finish recently, earning sixth place in the ASICS USA Wrestling University Nationals in Oklahoma City, Okla.


Apr. 14, 2014 @ 08:59 PM

Duke's Parker to decide Wednesday on going pro

 Jabari Parker says he plans to "set up an appointment" with Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski when he returns to Durham, N.C., on Tuesday and he will decide Wednesday whether to declare for the NBA draft or return to college for his sophomore year.


Apr. 14, 2014 @ 05:39 PM

Clemson dismisses QB Kelly after sideline argument

Clemson quarterback Chad Kelly has been dismissed from the team two days after he was benched for the second half of the spring game for disagreeing with coaches over whether to go for it on fourth down.


Apr. 09, 2014 @ 12:53 PM

UConn routs Notre Dame 79-58, wins 9th title

Geno Auriemma and UConn reached the top of women's college basketball in unprecedented fashion. After winning a record ninth national championship — they stand alone.


Apr. 08, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

ON CAMPUS: Richmond shines in national spotlight

Akeem Richmond (SLHS) proved he has what it takes to compete with the best three ball shooters in the nation as the senior guard from East Carolina finished third in the 2014 State Farm College Slam Dunk and 3-Point Championships in Moody Coliseum in Dallas last Thursday.


Apr. 07, 2014 @ 11:42 PM

Connecticut wins NCAA title, 60-54 over Kentucky

No conference wanted them. Several teammates and their coach left them. The NCAA wouldn't have them.

 

Apr. 07, 2014 @ 09:42 AM

UConn and Kentucky for national title

Connecticut and Kentucky couldn't have met in last year's championship game and few people gave them a chance to be in this year's.


Apr. 07, 2014 @ 09:37 AM

UConn, Notre Dame advance to historic title game

Women's basketball came away a winner Sunday night. After a season-long buildup, the NCAA tournament will be decided by the perfect championship game.


Apr. 06, 2014 @ 04:55 AM

Two-week stretch spurred Notre Dame

Notre Dame coach Muffet McGraw remembers sitting down back in October and looking over her team’s schedule and noticing a particularly daunting two-week span where her squad would play at Tennessee, at Maryland and at Duke.


Apr. 05, 2014 @ 08:53 PM

Role players key UConn's 63-53 win over Florida

Connecticut will not ride a one-man gang into the national championship game this time.


Apr. 04, 2014 @ 05:25 PM

Wake Forest hires Danny Manning from Tulsa

Danny Manning grew up watching Wake Forest play games at the Greensboro Coliseum, memories that linger in his mind all these years later.


Apr. 04, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

UNC's McAdoo to enter NBA draft as a junior

North Carolina junior James Michael McAdoo felt he had put off going to the NBA long enough.


Apr. 02, 2014 @ 12:16 PM

Behind Ogwumike, Stanford returns to Final Four

Well after the final buzzer, Chiney Ogwumike darted across the court one last time to find big sister Nneka in the stands for a long celebratory embrace.


Apr. 02, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

Marquette hires Duke's 'Wojo' as next hoop coach

Marquette found its replacement for Buzz Williams in Mike Krzyzewski's coaching tree.