East Carolina quarterback Shane Carden knows the best way for the Pirates to earn national attention — beat the big names that annually appear on their nonconference schedule.
FRIDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL
Lee County at Overhills - 7:30 p.m.
Southern Lee at Pinecrest - 7:30 p.m.
The Panthers finally made a decision on Greg Hardy: the Pro Bowl defensive end will not play anymore games for Carolina until his domestic violence case is resolved.
There's a construction boom taking place across the Atlantic Coast Conference.
The decision whether to charge three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart in the August death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York will be up to a grand jury.
Clemson coach Dabo Swinney has seen too many underdog success stories to worry about what others think of his team's chances at top-ranked Florida State this week.
Tristan Johnson (LCHS) has accepted an invitation to play football for the USA Eagles, an amateur football club team comprised of college, arena league and semi-pro football players. The Eagles travel around the world to play American football against international teams in an effort to educate and develop the sport of American football worldwide.
It's hard for North Carolina coach Larry Fedora to know exactly what kind of defense he has.
Brad Keselowski saw one shot in front of him to steal the win in the opening race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.
Cam Newton showed he has no intention of changing the way he plays the game.
While Kelvin Benjamin's NFL debut was a smashing success statistically, Panthers coach Ron Rivera said the rookie wide receiver still has plenty of mistakes to correct this Sunday against the Detroit Lions.
Grace Christian's soccer team stayed within striking distance of undefeated Fayetteville Academy for 72 minutes of play Friday evening.
Bra'Lon Cherry rushed for two touchdowns and caught a third, Jacoby Brissett threw two touchdown passes and North Carolina State beat South Florida 49-17 on Saturday.
Freshman Shaun Wilson rushed for a school-record 245 yards with three long touchdowns and Duke routed Kansas 41-3 on Saturday.
East Carolina quarterback Shane Carden threw three touchdown passes and scored a rushing touchdown with 16 seconds left to lead the Pirates to a 28-21 upset of No. 17 Virginia Tech on Saturday.
Georgia Tech 42, Georgia Southern 38
Northwood 56, Carrboro 14
Billy Horschel and Rory McIlroy playing in the final group always stirs memories from amateur days long ago.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Bud Norris pitched seven innings of three-hit ball, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Yankees 5-0 Friday night to become the first team since 2006 to sweep a doubleheader from New York.
The Sanford Sting and the Lee County Panthers have a day full of football action lined up today. The Sting is hosting four games at Lee County High School. The Panthers have five games against the Winston-Salem Saints at Southern Lee High School.
The stakes are higher for No. 17 Virginia Tech.
For all of Duke's accomplishments during its recent rise to relevance, it's still been 20 years since the Blue Devils started a season with three straight victories.
South Florida coach Willie Taggart is encouraged by signs of improvement in his team, which faces North Carolina State in its next test.
The numbers haven't been as gaudy this season for the Utah State dual-threat quarterback Chuckie Keeton, who is mentioned on nearly every preseason watch list and a dark horse candidate for the Heisman Trophy.
Overhills won its first-ever Harnett County season football crown Friday night, completing a 3-0 county sweep in three consecutive Friday nights with a 47-14 victory over Harnett Central.
Even though they gave up more points than they have season, the Lee County Yellow Jackets still won, and now have their best opening record since the 80s.