Local Sports: Moore County

Jul. 09, 2014 @ 05:44 PM

Local golfers in hunt at North and South

Pinehurst's Josh Martin was one of two golfers to shoot 70 Wednesday in the second round of the 36th Junior Boys North and South Championship at Pinehurst No. 8.

Jul. 09, 2014 @ 05:02 AM

Jr. North and South leaders hail from near and far

Golfers from South Africa, California and Charlotte lead or share the lead through the first of three rounds in the two Junior North and South Championship tournaments after play at Pinehurst No. 6 and Pinehurst No. 8 Tuesday.

Jul. 09, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Falcon athletes earn all-conference accolades

O'Neal student-athletes Rebecca Wooddell, Dylan Andrews and Joseph Taylor, all of Lee County, earned all-conference recognition from the Cape Fear Independent Conference for their spring sports seasons.

Jul. 04, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

Dorn keeps repeat shot alive

Andrew Dorn admits to rushing the tap-in.

Jul. 03, 2014 @ 03:35 PM

Lady Jackets collect state, district postseason honors

Lee County had five Lady Yellow Jackets earn all-state honors and seven receive all-district spots from the North Carolina Softball Coaches Association for the 2014 season.

Jul. 03, 2014 @ 05:02 AM

Nittany Lion, Trojan share lead through 36 at Pinehurst

Collegiate golfers continue leading the 114th Men's North and South Amateur Championship through 36 holes of stroke play following Wednesday's round at Pinehurst No. 8.

Jul. 01, 2014 @ 06:56 PM

Hoosier shoots 65 to lead North and South

Hoosier underclassman Will Seger tallied six birdies in his last 12 holes finishing with a 6-under-par 65 in the opening round of the 114th Men's North and South Amateur Championship Tuesday at Pinehurst No. 8.

Jun. 22, 2014 @ 09:40 PM

U.S. Women's Open Scores


At Pinehurst No. 2

Jun. 22, 2014 @ 09:38 PM

Sunday, day 14 at the U.S. Open

2015 U.S. OPENS

- The 2015 U.S. Open Championship will be played June 18-21 at Chambers Bay Golf Course, a municipal course, in University Place, Washington. It will be the first U.S. Open played in the Pacific Northwest.

Jun. 22, 2014 @ 09:36 PM

Pinehurst galleries give Inkster a fine finale

Besides the roars for champion Michelle Wie, most specifically for Wie's eagle on No. 10, birdie on No. 17 and of course, approaching and on the final green, the biggest ovations of the day followed two-time U.S. Women's Open champion Juli Inkster around Pinehurst No. 2 Sunday afternoon.

Jun. 22, 2014 @ 09:35 PM

Open trophy sparks, not ends, Wie's quest

Throughout the U.S. Women's Open week, Michelle Wie spoke, not about breaking through in a major tournament, but about the meaning of winning the national championship.

Jun. 22, 2014 @ 07:32 PM

Wie breaks through, wins her first major at Pinehurst

At the birthplace of American golf, in the American national championship, an American won her first major championship.

Jun. 22, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Double doubles put Thompson five shots back

Lexi Thompson had the ideal start to her weekend in the final pairing of the U.S. Women's Open Championship.

Jun. 22, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

U.S. Women's Open - final round

- The final round of the championship begins at approximately 7 a.m.

- Gates open at 6 a.m.

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Jun. 21, 2014 @ 09:07 PM

U.S. Women's Open Scores

At Pinehurst No. 2

Jun. 21, 2014 @ 09:05 PM

Saturday, day 13 at the U.S. Open


The USGA has taken several precautionary measures in response to expected elevated temperatures throughout the week.

Jun. 21, 2014 @ 09:02 PM

U.S. WOMEN'S OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP: Wie, Yang share four-shot lead

Amy Yang and Michelle Wie played two entirely different rounds on Saturday. But going into today’s play, they both have a shot at their first major title.

Jun. 21, 2014 @ 08:58 PM

A game for all ages

During her pre-tournament press conference Wednesday, two-time U.S. Women’s Open champion and 53-year-old Juli Inkster said if she played her game at the 2014 version at Pinehurst No. 2

Jun. 21, 2014 @ 08:56 PM

Aussie amateur in the hunt with a round to play

Australian amateur Minjee Lee is tied for third entering Sunday's final round of the U.S. Women's Open Championship and one of the main ideas she took away from hanging in the fight with a 2-over par 72 Saturday was, "there's always room for improvement."

Jun. 21, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Friday, Day 12 at the U.S. Open

Australian amateur Minjee Lee shot 69 Thursday and 71 Friday to stand at even-par and tied for third through two rounds.

Jun. 21, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

Saturday at the U.S. Women's Open

- The third round of the championship begins at approximately 8 a.m.

- Gates open at 6 a.m.

Jun. 20, 2014 @ 09:11 PM

From the gallery to the course

Camelia Adel hadn't seen a U.S. Open, or any golf tournament, or played the sport, until this past Sunday.

Jun. 20, 2014 @ 09:10 PM

Wie gives herself major shot at first U.S. Open

After the 68 she shot on Thursday, Michelle Wie was thinking it would be nice if she could do it again.

Jun. 20, 2014 @ 09:08 PM

U.S. WOMEN'S OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP: Wie and Thompson 1-2 going into today

While most players went down, Michelle Wie went up on a hot, humid, tough day of golf.

Jun. 20, 2014 @ 09:06 PM

Staying near the top

Stacy Lewis, the top-ranked golfer in the world, led a round into the U.S. Women's Open. On Friday at Pinehurst No. 2, she had to grind and hold on to stay in contention.

After an up-and-down, mostly down, first 13 holes, she did just that playing the last