Nov. 25, 2014 @ 11:29 PM

Jets fly by Chatham Central, 64-43

Jordan-Matthews opened its basketball season with the speed and size advantages over county rival Chatham Central on the Jet home floor Tuesday night.

Nov. 26, 2014 @ 03:41 PM

Area scores: Falcons rally to tie, then top Berean in OT

Boys basketball
Lee Christian 51, Berean Baptist 47 - OT

Nov. 26, 2014 @ 04:12 PM

Butler knocks off No. 5 North Carolina, 74-66

Butler's shooting numbers were awful. And it didn't matter.

Nov. 26, 2014 @ 11:49 AM

ECU wins on Gulf Coast, Elon wins in Cancun

East Carolina 58, Fresno St. 52

Nov. 25, 2014 @ 05:03 PM

The best of the Cape Fear Valley

Lee County placed six football standouts on the Cape Fear Valley Conference All-Conference Team, including four Yellow Jackets on the offensive side of the ball, as the CFVC released its gridiron honors this past weekend.

Nov. 25, 2014 @ 05:01 PM

Area scores: Northwood goes 5-0 at Raider Duals

Southern Vance Raider Duals
Northwood 52, Louisburg 15

Nov. 25, 2014 @ 01:42 PM

Lady Camels fall at Western Carolina, 67-57

Western Carolina shot well from three-point range and defeated Campbell, 67-57, Monday night at WCU's Ramsey Center.

Nov. 25, 2014 @ 01:31 PM

Deacons get past Colonels 75-48

WINSTON-SALEM (AP) — Wake Forest saw the clock run off early and had the lights go out late during Monday's game against Nicholls State.

Nov. 25, 2014 @ 01:00 PM

Forsett dominant as Ravens beat Saints 34-27

After each of his two touchdowns, Justin Forsett kneeled in the end zone, spread his arms wide and tilted his head back as if gazing toward the heavens beyond the Superdome roof.

Nov. 25, 2014 @ 12:58 PM

Bills make most of trip to Detroit, rout Jets 38-3

The Buffalo Bills' impromptu trip to Detroit went about as well as they could have hoped.

Nov. 25, 2014 @ 12:49 PM

On campus: Johnson earns 4th all-star selection

Tristan Johnson (Lee County) continues to make a name for himself in the semi-pro Central Carolina Football League as the cornerback for the Carolina Hawks

Nov. 24, 2014 @ 02:16 PM

College basketball recaps

Area games - Saturday night
Eastern Michigan 70, UNC-Greensboro 62

Nov. 24, 2014 @ 01:58 PM

N.C. State holds off South Florida 68-65

North Carolina State put itself in a position to earn a tough home win only to bumble its way to the horn.

Nov. 24, 2014 @ 01:55 PM

Seahawk defense trounces Arizona, 19-3

SEATTLE (AP) — Russell Wilson found backup tight end Cooper Helfet for a 20-yard catch-and-run touchdown late in the third quarter, Steven Hauschka kicked four field goals and the Seattle Seahawks handed the Arizona Cardinals their second loss of the season, 19-3 on Sunday.

Nov. 24, 2014 @ 01:51 PM

Greenwell lifts Duke to 83-51 rout of Marquette

One big question about No. 7 Duke before the season was how much help All-America center Elizabeth Williams would get from her inexperienced teammates.

Nov. 24, 2014 @ 01:50 PM

No. 11 North Carolina rolls past Oregon 76-59

No. 11 North Carolina 76, Oregon 59

Nov. 24, 2014 @ 01:49 PM

Heat survive at the buzzer, beat Hornets 94-93

So much intrigue, crammed into 14 seconds. A pair of former Connecticut stars, going 1-on-1 as if they were willing to decide it themselves. A one-point game, one team about to end a losing streak and a tip-in try that added more drama with every bounce off the rim.

Nov. 24, 2014 @ 01:47 PM

Ko closes out amazing rookie year with big payday

The biggest challenge facing Lydia Ko is how she can top a rookie season like this one.

Nov. 24, 2014 @ 01:45 PM

No. 4 Duke tops Stanford to win Coaches vs Cancer

Johnny Dawkins walked over to Mike Krzyzewski and gave his former coach and mentor a hug after No. 4 Duke beat his Stanford team in the title game of the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic.

Nov. 23, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

No. 1 Wake Forest ends Patriot campaign

Wake Forest 45, Pinecrest 21

Nov. 23, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Area scores: Vikings take two against county rival

Boys basketball
Union Pines 58, North Moore 43

Nov. 23, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

Cheer Extreme Sanford celebrates wins at opening event

Cheer Extreme Sanford kicked off its 2014-15 competition season at the Spirit Xpress Regional Competition at Sanderson High School on Nov. 8.

Nov. 22, 2014 @ 05:55 PM

Deacons upset Virginia Tech, 6-3, in double OT

As the missed field goals piled up for Mike Weaver, Wake Forest took solace in one thing: Virginia Tech couldn't score either.

Nov. 22, 2014 @ 06:55 PM

Colgate brushes up vs. Camels

Colgate 54, Campbell 48

Nov. 22, 2014 @ 05:38 PM

No. 6 North Carolina defeats Davidson 90-72

Kennedy Meeks had 19 points and 12 rebounds, Justin Jackson added 18 points and No. 6 North Carolina defeated Davidson 90-72 on Saturday to remain unbeaten.