Local Sports: Moore County

Jul. 31, 2015 @ 05:02 AM

Dixie World Series on deck in Carthage

Hillcrest Park will be the site for determining two Dixie Softball World Series champions beginning Aug. 8.

Jul. 26, 2015 @ 05:05 AM

ACC football takes stage in the preseason

The ACC 2015 Football Kickoff was very exciting. Being able to meet and interview the standout ACC players who came was a neat experience for me, especially as a high school football player.

Jul. 25, 2015 @ 05:05 AM

Young Deacons still face long road

An inexperienced and rebuilding Wake Forest football team under a new head coach played exactly the way those descriptions would suggest last year. The Demon Deacons finished last in the Atlantic Division.

Jul. 24, 2015 @ 05:05 AM

New questions, better answers?

The last two football seasons have been the best back-to-back years ever for Duke.

Jul. 23, 2015 @ 05:02 AM

Working on a Carolina blue attitude

Preparation for North Carolina’s upcoming football season started soon after UNC's bowl loss to Rutgers last December.


Jul. 22, 2015 @ 06:14 PM

USGA officially gives 2024 Open to Pinehurst

Prefaced by the president of the U.S. Golf Association, Thomas J. O’Toole Jr., saying, “some say it’s our St. Andrews,” the USGA formally selected Pinehurst Resort and Country Club’s Course No. 2 as the host for the 2024 U.S. Open

Jul. 22, 2015 @ 01:51 PM

Brookline, L.A. and Pinehurst named for 2022, '23, '24 U.S. Opens

The Country Club is getting its first U.S. Open in three decades, and Los Angeles Country Club is set to host its first major championship.

The USGA announced three sites for the U.S. Open on Wednesday, including a return to Pinehurst No. 2.

Jul. 22, 2015 @ 05:03 AM

Pinehurst's Bae in contention at U.S. Junior Am

With some of the second round still to be finished as of Tuesday evening, Pinehurst’s Eric Bae was on the cutline bubble, although on the optimistic side of the bubble

Jul. 22, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Clemson, QB Watson earn preseason ACC awards

Clemson coach Dabo Swinney hopes Deshaun Watson takes another step forward this season.


Jul. 21, 2015 @ 04:59 PM

State of confidence

Heading into last November, North Carolina State had lost 12 straight ACC football games; all 12 the Wolfpack had played under Dave Doeren since he’d become head coach.

Jul. 18, 2015 @ 12:57 PM

The short story of a comeback

Pinehurst No. 2’s length, the “broken ground” of the Sandhills and Donald Ross, and all of the Ross creativity on and around each green get deserved attention when No. 2 hosts a competition of any caliber.

Jul. 18, 2015 @ 12:55 PM

Tardy rallies to win the Putter Boy

Down two holes with two to play Friday in the championship match of the Women’s North and South Amateur, Bailey Tardy needed to dig deep.


Jul. 17, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Par plays well at Women’s North & South

Make par.

If there was a rallying cry as match play wore on during the 113th Women’s North and South Amateur, it was that: Make pars.


Jul. 16, 2015 @ 05:02 AM

Dambaugh is medalist after a stunning 68 on Pinehurst No. 2

Finally, Katelyn Dambaugh proved it could be done.

Jul. 15, 2015 @ 05:16 PM

U.S. Open returning to Pinehurst No. 2 in 2024

A decade after being the first venue to host both U.S. Open golf championships in the same year, doing so in consecutive weeks last June, and a quarter-century after Payne Stewart’s memorable victory, Pinehurst No. 2 will host the 2024 U.S. Open.

Jul. 15, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Stephenson builds lead in Women’s North & South

While the Women’s North and South Amateur typically gives everyone a glimpse of the future of women’s golf, most of the top players themselves couldn’t help but think about the past during the second round on Tuesday.

Jul. 14, 2015 @ 12:30 PM

Adams returns to Pinehurst and the top of the leaderboard

At the 2014 Women’s North and South Amateur, Lori Beth Adams stood on the 17th tee of the championship match with a 1-up lead.

Jul. 14, 2015 @ 10:04 AM

Sharpest shooters of Sandhills

Four days of disc golf, for beginners, amateurs and professionals all together, concluded Sunday at the Country Club of Whispering Pines with the last day of the Spike Hyzer Tour’s 3rd annual Sandhills Hybrid Invitational.

Jul. 12, 2015 @ 05:04 AM

Discs finding the mark in hybrid tourney

The Country Club of Whispering Pines was busy all day Saturday. As expected, there was “ball” golf being played, but only on one of the club’s two courses.

Jul. 12, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Meet the contenders for Women’s North and South Amateur

Nine of the last 12.

Think about that for a second.


Jul. 11, 2015 @ 05:42 PM

The Blaze plays finale in New Orleans

The end of the Brick City Blaze’s run together this summer was always going to be emotional. They weren’t always expecting the end to come in New Orleans in a USA Volleyball national championship tournament.

Jul. 09, 2015 @ 04:58 AM

Moore, Sanford teams play in CPGA Pro-Assistant

The team of Bryce Chaffee and Mike Taylor captured the 2015 Carolinas PGA Pro-Assistant Championship Presented by Ping

Jul. 08, 2015 @ 08:48 PM

Paxton, Parsells capture titles

You won’t find Easton Paxton near the top of any junior golf rankings. After all, for six months out of the year, he doesn’t touch a golf club.

Jul. 07, 2015 @ 05:14 PM

Wyoming, N.J. golfers lead at Pinehurst

Firing a 4-under 68 on Pinehurst No. 5, a day after shooting a 68 on No. 8, 16-year-old Easton Paxton, of Riverton, Wyoming, holds a three-shot lead going into today’s final round on No. 2

Jul. 07, 2015 @ 10:21 AM

Junior North and South opens at Pinehurst

Pinehurst No. 2 and No. 8 opened the 37th Junior North and South Championship on Monday.