Sports

May. 28, 2015 @ 12:06 PM

Golden Falcons blank Lee for 1-0 lead

Lee County and C.B. Aycock had to wait around for the start of their state semifinal baseball series Wednesday night at C.B. Aycock's baseball diamond.


May. 29, 2015 @ 06:56 PM

NCAA baseball: N.C. State beats Stony Brook 3-0 in NCAA opener

North Carolina State 3, Stony Brook 0


May. 29, 2015 @ 11:01 AM

Golf: McIlroy struggles in opening round of Irish Open

NEWCASTLE, Northern Ireland (AP) — Rory McIlroy shot a season-worst 9-over 80 on Thursday in the Irish Open to fall 13 strokes behind the first-round leaders.


May. 29, 2015 @ 10:58 AM

MLB: Red Sox win in Hamilton's Ranger return

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Eduardo Rodriguez threw 7 2/3 scoreless innings to become the youngest Red Sox starter to win in his major league debut on the road since 1967


May. 29, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Golf on tour: From Honduras to Raleigh

Former O'Neal and North Carolina Tar Heel golfer Michael McGowan had a good tournament a week ago in Guatemala on the PGA Latinoamerica Tour and an even better start yesterday in Honduras.


May. 28, 2015 @ 10:54 AM

Warriors eliminate Rockets, end 40-year NBA Finals drought

After a generation of wishing and waiting, the Golden State Warriors have finally arrived on basketball's biggest stage again.


May. 28, 2015 @ 10:51 AM

MLB: A-Rod tops Gehrig as Yankees beat K.C.

NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez hit a three-run homer to break Lou Gehrig's American League record for RBIs, and the New York Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals 4-2 Wednesday to finish a three-game sweep.


May. 28, 2015 @ 10:46 AM

Blackhawks beat Ducks 5-2 to force Game 7 in West finals

It is really hard to wear out Duncan Keith. He just keeps going and going and going.

 


May. 28, 2015 @ 10:44 AM

Williams avoids early upset, Nadal advances with ease

Top-ranked Serena Williams avoided an early upset when she rallied from one set down to beat unheralded German Anna-Lena Friedsam 5-7, 6-3, 6-3 in the second round of the French Open on Thursday.


May. 28, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Lee County's Scott voted CFVC Player of the Year

Lee County's senior pitching ace, Alston Scott, was named the Cape Fear Valley Conference's Player of the Year


May. 28, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Lady Jackets earn all-conference honors

Lee County, following a season co-title, the conference tournament title and reaching the state quarterfinals, sported four first-team players and two second-team players on the Cape Fear Valley Conference All-Conference Team


May. 28, 2015 @ 04:13 PM

N.C. State freshman Brown getting it done heading into NCAAs

Brian Brown figured he would spend his freshman year in a supporting role on North Carolina State's staff as it tried to replace high draft pick Carlos Rodon.


May. 28, 2015 @ 04:59 AM

Playing to beat cancer

Summer baseball squads from Southern Lee, Lee County, Union Pines, Western Harnett, Northwood and North Moore will be part of day-long Central Carolina Scholastic Summer League tripleheaders


May. 28, 2015 @ 04:57 AM

Moore hosting Dixie Softball World Series this summer

Moore County will welcome 24 softball teams from 11 southeastern states for the 2015 Dixie Softball World Series Aug. 7-12.


May. 27, 2015 @ 02:32 PM

Brassard, Lundqvist lead Rangers past Lightning 7-3

Henrik Lundqvist had lots of help in another season-saving performance for the New York Rangers.


May. 27, 2015 @ 11:06 AM

Cavaliers earn NBA Finals spot by sweeping Hawks

LeBron James knew what he left behind when he bolted to Miami five years ago.


May. 27, 2015 @ 11:04 AM

MLB: Teixeira knocks in four in 5-1 Yankee win

NEW YORK (AP) — Mark Teixeira homered and drove in four runs, Adam Warren pitched two-hit ball into the seventh inning and the New York Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals 5-1


May. 27, 2015 @ 11:01 AM

Last year's runner-up Halep exits French Open

Simona Halep became the highest seeded player to exit the French Open so far as last year's runner-up lost 7-5, 6-1 to Mirjana Lucic-Baroni in the second round on Wednesday.


May. 27, 2015 @ 05:02 AM

Yellow Jackets start semifinal series on the road

Lee County's baseball squad is the highest seed remaining in the NCHSAA 3A State Tournament. The Yellow Jackets were the highest seed left before their quarterfinal win, a 2-1 victory, at Orange Friday night.


May. 27, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Carolina Trace work coming into vision

The major renovation project, with improvements to every hole and almost every aspect of Carolina Trace Country Club's Lake Course, is about making a round on the Robert Trent Jones Sr. course more comfortable and less comfortable.


May. 27, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Sanford racer makes it 4-for-4 at Wake

The Mini Stock Mayhem Series charged into Wake County Speedway for a special Saturday evening race at "America's Favorite Bullring."


May. 26, 2015 @ 04:00 PM

Sanford soccer teams sweep Johnston County tournament

Three Sanford Area Soccer League teams won championship medals in the "Just Kickin' It" Recreation Festival tournament May 16-17.


May. 26, 2015 @ 10:04 AM

Harden helps Rockets stay alive, beat Warriors 128-115

James Harden was not happy after a poor performance in Houston's embarrassing loss to Golden State in Game 3.


May. 26, 2015 @ 10:02 AM

Beleskey scores in OT, Ducks beat Chicago 5-4 in wild Game 5

The Anaheim Ducks stumbled back to their dressing room after regulation in disbelief.


May. 26, 2015 @ 10:01 AM

Venus Williams ousted from French Open by Sloane Stephens

A loss by Venus Williams in the first round at a Grand Slam is no longer the rarity it once was.