Sports

Dec. 22, 2014 @ 08:29 AM

Staten leads No. 22 West Virginia past NC State

Juwan Staten made some key shots to help No. 22 West Virginia get a big win at Madison Square Garden.


Dec. 21, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

Mustangs, Bears earn All-YVC honors

North Moore’s improvement from two wins to six victories this football season was capped by eight Mustang players earning all-conference places within the Yadkin Valley Conference.


Dec. 21, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

Both Pride hoop teams start 2-0

West Lee Middle School's boys basketball team opened its season with two victories last week. The Pride, the three-time reigning Lee-Harnett Athletic Conference champs, won a tight game, 49-43, over the Western Harnett Cardinals on Monday.


Dec. 22, 2014 @ 08:25 AM

Gray leads No. 6 North Carolina to 85-67 victory

No. 6 North Carolina is seeking consistency and coach Sylvia Hatchell hopes the Tar Heels find it soon.


Dec. 22, 2014 @ 08:23 AM

No. 13 Duke women top No. 8 Kentucky, 89-68

No. 13 Duke finally figured out how to finish off a Top 10 team: Build a big lead, and don't let up.

 

Dec. 22, 2014 @ 08:22 AM

Talbot, Rangers edge Hurricanes for 6th win in row

Playing a weak opponent back-to-back gave the New York Rangers a grand chance to enhance their winning streak.


Dec. 22, 2014 @ 08:20 AM

NFL recaps: Cowboys win NFC East

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dallas ended a four-year playoff drought Sunday in a dominating 42-7 victory over the Indianapolis Colts, with Tony Romo throwing four touchdown passes and breaking Troy Aikman's franchise record for yards passing.


Dec. 21, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

Excitement, but two Jaguar wins, on Cavalier Court

In a contest full of buzzer-beating shots and three-pointers throughout the game by both teams, Southern Lee and visiting Overhills kept everyone on the edge of their seats inside Cavalier Court Thursday night.


Dec. 21, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

ECU's Carden, Hardy ready for one final test from Florida

Shane Carden has spent the past five years flinging footballs to Justin Hardy at East Carolina.


Dec. 20, 2014 @ 06:45 PM

Camels have no problem vs. Montreat

Campbell 90, Montreat 64


Dec. 20, 2014 @ 05:00 PM

No. 24 North Carolina beats No. 12 Ohio St 82-74

Playing in Michael Jordan's longtime home is a big deal for North Carolina, and the Tar Heels honored their most famous basketball alum with a winning performance.


Dec. 20, 2014 @ 04:57 PM

Coach: 'Very confident' Newton starts vs. Browns

Panthers coach Ron Rivera said he's awaiting final clearance from team physicians before officially naming Cam Newton the starter for Sunday's game against the Cleveland Browns.


Dec. 20, 2014 @ 04:43 PM

Area scores: Patriots beat Reynolds, go to 9-1

Boys basketball

Pinecrest 56, R.J. Reynolds 46


Dec. 20, 2014 @ 11:41 AM

Notice's 19 leads South Carolina to 68-45 Clemson win

South Carolina has beaten two major conference teams in a row by at least 23 points. That the latest win was over bitter rival Clemson just makes it so much better for the Gamecocks.


Dec. 20, 2014 @ 11:34 AM

Gray leads No. 6 North Carolina to 65-36 victory

When Allisha Gray got going, so did No. 6 North Carolina.


Dec. 20, 2014 @ 11:32 AM

Walker, Jefferson lead Hornets past 76ers 109-91

What Kemba Walker started, Al Jefferson made sure to finish.


Dec. 19, 2014 @ 11:51 PM

Falcons, Lady Falcons take county rivalry wins

One Lee Christian victory went past the wire, the second varsity win was in well in Falcon control a little into the third quarter, but in both Lee Christian flipped the basketball balance of power in its rivalry versus nearby neighbor Grace Christian Friday night.


Dec. 19, 2014 @ 03:53 PM

Stetson defeats Campbell, 76-63, at the Hatter Classic

In the opening game of the Hatter Classic, Stetson defeated Campbell, 76-63, Friday afternoon inside the Edmunds Center.


Dec. 19, 2014 @ 03:51 PM

Area scores: Lady Jaguars edge Southern Lee, 43-42

Girls basketball

Overhills 43, Southern Lee 42


Dec. 19, 2014 @ 10:55 AM

Jones scores 21 to lead No. 2 Duke over UConn

Two possessions into the second half, Mike Krzyzewski had seen more than enough from his young and talented Duke team and let them know it in forceful terms that any young man would understand.


Dec. 19, 2014 @ 10:51 AM

No. 6 Virginia handles Cleveland State 70-54

No. 6 Virginia 70, Cleveland St. 54


Dec. 19, 2014 @ 10:45 AM

Curry goes for 34 in Golden State win over OKC

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry had 34 points and nine assists, and the Golden State Warriors rallied from an early 17-point deficit to beat Oklahoma City 114-109 on Thursday night after Thunder star Kevin Durant left with a sprained right ankle.


Dec. 19, 2014 @ 10:44 AM

Faulk has goal, assist in Canes' win over Leafs

Hurricanes 4, Maple Leafs 1


Dec. 19, 2014 @ 05:02 AM

Gardner wins county Player of the Year honor

Southern Lee's defense keyed the Cavalier football turnaround from three wins in 2013 to and 8-5 mark highlighted by a Brick City Bowl victory and reaching the second round of the state playoffs.


Dec. 19, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

Four Cheer Extreme Sanford teams win national titles

Cheer Extreme Sanford had four teams win national championships in the Champion Cheer and Dance, Holiday Cheers to You competition Sunday.