Lee County crusied to its second win of the season over Western Harnett, 69-40, Thursday night and the Yellow Jackets will take a 5-0 mark into their first-ever Cape Fear Valley Conference game, on their home court again Tuesday night versus Gray's Creek.
Sophomore guard Shantel Bennett scored 12 of her 23 points in the second quarter leading Lee County to pull away from and go on to beat visiting rival Western Harnett 53-40 Thursday night.
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David Cutcliffe learned under Bear Bryant, helped bring a national title to Tennessee and developed the Manning brothers into Super Bowl MVPs.
Jeff Skinner is providing a big offensive boost for the Carolina Hurricanes.
Skinner got his first career hat trick to lead the Hurricanes to a 5-2 victory over the Nashville Predators on Thursday night.
Duke got its toughest challenge of the season for about 30 minutes in its Big Ten/ACC Challenge game with Purdue.
The United States will play Ghana, Portugal and Germany in a tough first-round group at next year's World Cup that will take them on a lengthy 9,000-mile trip around Brazil.
Six Camels have been named to the 2013 Pioneer Football League All-Academic Teams, led by three-time First Team member Kurt Odom.
Florida State quarterback and Heisman Trophy candidate Jameis Winston will not be charged with sexually assaulting a woman who accused him of raping her about a year ago, a prosecutor said Thursday.
Lee County 52, Douglas Byrd 24
The Central Carolina Community College Cougars extended their winning streak to four games, going to a 9-2 record with a 106-53 blowout win over Mount Olive's JV team in CCCC's first game back from the Thanksgiving holiday Tuesday night.
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J.P. Tokoto had 12 points and a career-high 10 rebounds to help North Carolina beat No. 1 Michigan State 79-65 Wednesday night, giving the Tar Heels another impressive victory in their inconsistent season.
T.J. Warren scored 22 points to help North Carolina State beat Northwestern 69-48 on Wednesday night in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge.
Wake Forest 72, Tulane 57
Xylina McDaniel hit 11 of 15 shots and scored a game-high 25 points to lead No. 18 North Carolina in a 75-62 victory over No. 15 Nebraska on Wednesday night.
Lee County 51, Broughton 50
Former Southern Lee star Akeem Richmond broke his own school record with 10 three-pointers in a game as East Carolina rolled to a 96-78 win over visiting Fayetteville State Tuesday night.
Dirk Nowitzki apparently wasn't kidding when he said an early season game against Charlotte was a must-win for the Mavericks.
Duke played the defense its Hall of Fame coach wanted to see, while Quinn Cook turned in an all-around floor game to keep the 10th-ranked Blue Devils rolling in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.
No. 10 Duke 79, No. 22 Michigan 69
Lee County 51, Broughton 50
After two tight wins Monday night, both Southern Lee varsity basketball squads rolled past their Western Harnett opponents on Cavalier Court Tuesday night.
Akeem Richmond poured in a career-high 37 points and sank a school-record 10 3-pointers to help East Carolina coast past Division-II Fayetteville State 96-78 Tuesday night.
Jeff Skinner had two goals and an assist, Justin Peters stopped 26 shots and the Carolina Hurricanes cruised past the Washington Capitals 4-1 Tuesday night.
Southern Lee's starting five played the whole game - all five playing all 32 minutes - in the Lady Cavalier contest against Franklinton Monday night, and the Lady Cavs were their best in the final few minutes for a 33-27 victory.