The Sanford Spinners took advantage of their chances to score as they hosted the quarterfinals of the Central Carolina Scholastic Summer League tournament, and game four of the quarterfinals versus the Leesville Road Runners Thursday evening.
Eli Brightbill, a rising senior at Southern Lee High School, won the gold medal in his division at the 2014 Georgia State Games 5K Open Water Swimming Championships on July 12 on Georgia's Lake Allatoona.
Tommy Womack has coached youth sports in Lee County for 40 years. On Thursday in Smithfield, during the Tarheel Leagues state baseball tournaments, Womack was presented with a special, meaningful award.
Well, it has happened again! I have been waiting to write about the new union that has been formed in NASCAR
Brandon Moss hit a grand slam and the Oakland Athletics gave Jeff Samardzija more run support Thursday than he has had all season in a 13-1 victory over the Houston Astros.
Pro Bowlers Cam Newton and Greg Hardy will be ready to practice when the Carolina Panthers take the field for the start of training camp Friday night.
MONTREAL (AP) — Tim Petrovic and Michael Putnam shared the first-round lead in the Canadian Open on Thursday, shooting 6-under 64 in sunny, breezy afternoon conditions at rain-softened Royal Montreal.
SEATTLE (AP) — Bartolo Colon came within seven outs of a perfect game, giving up a single to Robinson Cano with two outs in the seventh inning, and the New York Mets held off a late rally to beat the Seattle Mariners 3-2 on Wednesday.
Darnell Prince remembers his first shot at being on a football team. It's what he wants to give kids in and around Sanford now as a founder of the Lee County Panthers.
Of all of the races for which I have registered, the Last Annual VolState 500K weighed heaviest on my mind.
Mitchell Wilbekin always has been Danny Manning's kind of point guard.
Dallas Mavericks point guard Raymond Felton pleaded guilty Wednesday in a New York gun case, taking a plea deal that involved admitting a felony but spares him jail.
Cam Newton will have plenty to do when the NFC South champion Panthers report to training camp.
TORONTO (AP) — J.A. Happ pitched six shutout innings for his first victory in three starts, Dioner Navarro and Jose Reyes homered, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Boston Red Sox 7-3 on Tuesday night.
Several members of the Sanford Squids swim team recently traveled to Waynesboro, Va. to compete in the Subway Commonwealth Games of Virginia as part of the team's long course season.
Andrew Wiggins will sign his rookie contract with the Cavaliers. It's still not clear if he'll play for them.
Lee County's Dewaun McEachin was one of 20 of the top senior basketball players in the state to get one more game to their high school career
TORONTO (AP) — David Ortiz hit the 452nd and 453rd home runs of his career, moving past Boston great Carl Yastrzemski into 36th place on the all-time list, and the Red Sox won their fifth straight game Monday night, routing the Toronto Blue Jays 14-1.
Defending national champion Florida State and Miami are the favorites to win their Atlantic Coast Conference divisions.
Marvin Williams feels like he's coming home.
It's been a while since the Atlantic Coast Conference entered a season with this much buzz.
Rory McIlroy clutched the treasured piece of silverware, his reward for winning golf's oldest major championship.
Sammy Blanton of Bear Creek, Justin Brower of Pittsboro and Carson Whitehead of Ramseur earned black belts
The Northwood Lady Chargers will conduct their second annual softball clinic on Aug. 2 at the Northwood softball complex in Pittsboro. The clinic is open to ages 7-14
She is the reigning Pac-12 Conference Champion. She’s played in three U.S. Women’s Opens and made the cut there when she was just 14.