Sports

Sep. 17, 2014 @ 07:17 PM

Friday Night Football

FRIDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL

Lee County at Overhills - 7:30 p.m.

Southern Lee at Pinecrest - 7:30 p.m.


Sep. 17, 2014 @ 07:13 PM

Panthers remove DE Greg Hardy from active roster

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.


Sep. 17, 2014 @ 07:08 PM

Upgraded facilities help ACC keep up with Joneses

There's a construction boom taking place across the Atlantic Coast Conference.


Sep. 16, 2014 @ 06:10 PM

Grand jury to weigh case of NASCAR's Tony Stewart

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.


Sep. 16, 2014 @ 06:07 PM

No. 22 Clemson hopes to upset No. 1 Florida State

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.


Sep. 16, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

On Campus: Johnson receives Team USA invite

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.


Sep. 15, 2014 @ 03:52 PM

Tar Heels hope to improve tackling against Pirates

It's hard for North Carolina coach Larry Fedora to know exactly what kind of defense he has.


Sep. 15, 2014 @ 12:45 AM

Keselowski wins opening round of NASCAR's Chase

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.


Sep. 15, 2014 @ 12:40 AM

Newton, defense lead Panthers over Lions 24-7

Cam Newton showed he has no intention of changing the way he plays the game.


Sep. 14, 2014 @ 05:02 AM

Panthers WR Benjamin has room to grow

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.


Sep. 14, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

Crusaders can't stop perfect Fayetteville Academy

Grace Christian's soccer team stayed within striking distance of undefeated Fayetteville Academy for 72 minutes of play Friday evening.


Sep. 13, 2014 @ 07:31 PM

Cherry scores 3 TDs, NC State beats USF 49-17

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.


Sep. 13, 2014 @ 07:15 PM

Wilson runs for 245 yards; Duke routs Kansas, 41-3

Freshman Shaun Wilson rushed for a school-record 245 yards with three long touchdowns and Duke routed Kansas 41-3 on Saturday.


Sep. 13, 2014 @ 04:59 PM

East Carolina stuns No. 17 Virginia Tech 28-21

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.


Sep. 13, 2014 @ 05:41 PM

ACC football Saturday

Georgia Tech 42, Georgia Southern 38


Sep. 13, 2014 @ 03:05 PM

Chargers, Vikings and Patriots improve to 4-0

Northwood 56, Carrboro 14


Sep. 13, 2014 @ 12:30 PM

Horschel takes 2-shot lead at East Lake

Billy Horschel and Rory McIlroy playing in the final group always stirs memories from amateur days long ago.


Sep. 13, 2014 @ 12:28 PM

Orioles win twice, have slugger Davis suspended for 25 games

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.


Sep. 13, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

Sting and Panther football teams in action today

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.


Sep. 13, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

No. 17 Hokies: Focus key vs. East Carolina

The stakes are higher for No. 17 Virginia Tech.


Sep. 13, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

Duke hosts Kansas hoping for rare 3-0 start

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.


Sep. 13, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

Taggart, USF not looking for moral victories

South Florida coach Willie Taggart is encouraged by signs of improvement in his team, which faces North Carolina State in its next test.


Sep. 13, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

Wake Forest tries to bottle up Keeton, Utah State

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.


Sep. 13, 2014 @ 12:58 AM

Overhills completes its first Harnett County sweep

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.


Sep. 12, 2014 @ 11:56 PM

Jackets beat Western Harnett, roll to 4-0

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.