Sports

Apr. 25, 2015 @ 05:03 AM

Three in a row

Union Pines doubles team Ben Williams and Dylan Dinkins won their third consecutive Cape Fear Valley Conference championship leading six Vikings in all who kept their tennis seasons going for at least one more week Thursday at the CFVC Championships at Southern Lee.


Apr. 24, 2015 @ 02:15 PM

Scott spins Jackets to 1-0 win

Lee County pitcher Alston Scott has Gray's Creek's number.

In March at Gray's Creek, Scott pitched a three-hitter as the Yellow Jackets won 3-1.


Apr. 25, 2015 @ 04:27 PM

Area scores: Lady Vikings edge Southern Lee, 1-0

Girls soccer

Union Pines 1, Southern Lee 0


Apr. 25, 2015 @ 10:15 AM

NBA: Harden, Howard lead Rockets to 130-128 win, 3-0 lead on Mavs

DALLAS (AP) — James Harden scored a playoff career-high 42 points, Dwight Howard had his postseason best with 26 rebounds and Houston beat Dallas


Apr. 25, 2015 @ 10:13 AM

NHL: Rangers win series, eliminate Pittsburgh

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Rangers used Carl Hagelin's overtime goal and spectacular goaltending by Henrik Lundqvist to beat Pittsburgh 2-1 on Friday night to advance in the Eastern Conference playoffs.


Apr. 25, 2015 @ 10:11 AM

Swafford, Weekley atop Zurich Classic leaderboard

Hudson Swafford didn't want to dwell on the pressure of the high-stakes weekend that awaits him.


Apr. 25, 2015 @ 10:09 AM

Hamlin dominates to win NASCAR race at Richmond

Denny Hamlin returned from last week's injury-shortened weekend and led almost from start to finish Friday night to win the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Richmond International Raceway.


Apr. 25, 2015 @ 05:02 AM

Vikings sweep CFVC track titles

Union Pines edged out Lee County on the boys' side and Terry Sanford for the ladies' title at the Cape Fear Valley Conference track and field championships Thursday at Reid Ross Classical School.


Apr. 25, 2015 @ 05:02 AM

Area scores: Cavaliers bounce back to pound Vikings

Baseball

Southern Lee 11, Union Pines 1


Apr. 24, 2015 @ 02:16 PM

Lady Jackets win in 7th vs. Gray's Creek

Lee County's softball team lost the lead, but then won in walk-off fashion, in the seventh inning, for a key victory at the top of the Cape Fear Valley Conference standings versus visiting and CFVC-leading Gray's Creek Thursday night.


Apr. 24, 2015 @ 10:05 AM

Cheer Extreme Sanford teams cap season in S.C.

All six teams from Cheer Extreme Sanford traveled to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina last weekend to compete at their last competition of the 2014-15 season at American Superstarz, hosted by The American Championships.


Apr. 24, 2015 @ 10:03 AM

NHL: Lightning levels series with Detroit

DETROIT (AP) — Tyler Johnson led a stirring Tampa Bay rally late in regulation, then scored 2:25 into overtime to lift the Lightning to a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Thursday night, evening their playoff series at 2-2.


Apr. 24, 2015 @ 10:02 AM

NBA: Curry goes for 40 in big Golden State comeback win

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Stephen Curry scored 40 points, including a 3-pointer in the final seconds of regulation to complete a 20-point, fourth-quarter comeback, and Golden State beat New Orleans 123-119 in overtime


Apr. 24, 2015 @ 09:59 AM

Denny Hamlin returns to action at home track in Richmond

Denny Hamlin will be back behind the wheel of his car this weekend at Richmond International Raceway, the hometown track of the Virginia driver.


Apr. 24, 2015 @ 05:02 AM

Brick City Spring Fest set for Sunday in downtown Sanford

The speed limit on the streets in the middle of downtown Sanford is 20 miles per hour. It will be exceeded by cyclists ranging from kids to pros throughout the day Sunday in the main event of the Brick City Spring Fest.


Apr. 23, 2015 @ 09:39 PM

Golf: Weekley and de Jonge lead in New Orleans

AVONDALE, La. (AP) — Boo Weekley had an eagle and seven birdies for an 8-under 64 and a share of the first-round lead with Brendon de Jonge on Thursday in the Zurich Classic of New Orleans.


Apr. 23, 2015 @ 04:00 PM

Area scores: Lady Cavs, Lady Vikings roll to CFVC wins

Girls soccer

Southern Lee 10, Westover 0


Apr. 23, 2015 @ 11:03 AM

Camels sweep softball doubleheader from N.C. Central

Campbell pitchers Julia Callicutt and Katie Baker allowed only two runs and five hits Wednesday night in a softball doubleheader sweep of North Carolina Central at Amanda Littlejohn Stadium.


Apr. 23, 2015 @ 10:58 AM

NBA: Duncan leads Spurs to OT win

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tim Duncan scored 28 points, Kawhi Leonard added 23 and the defending champion San Antonio Spurs beat the Los Angeles Clippers 111-107 in overtime


Apr. 23, 2015 @ 10:55 AM

NHL: Rangers win in OT to take 3-1 lead

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kevin Hayes scored at 3:14 of overtime to give the New York Rangers a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday night in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference first-round series.


Apr. 23, 2015 @ 10:54 AM

MLB: Mets take streak to 10

NEW YORK (AP) — Lucas Duda hit a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning that sent the New York Mets to their 10th straight win Wednesday night, 3-2 over the Atlanta Braves.


Apr. 23, 2015 @ 05:02 AM

CFVC tennis finals to be decided today

The Cape Fear Valley Conference tennis tournament got underway at Southern Lee High School and O.T. Sloan Park yesterday and it was conclude with the singles and doubles titles being played out at Southern Lee this afternoon.


Apr. 23, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Bolen breaks own Lady Crusader goal record

For the past three years, Madison Bolen has helped build Grace Christian into one of the top girls' soccer programs in the North Carolina Independent Schools Athletic Association.


Apr. 23, 2015 @ 04:59 AM

No. 18 Tar Heels defeat Campbell 8-3

Korey Dunbar homered and knocked in three runs to lead No. 18 North Carolina past visiting Campbell 8-3 Tuesday at Boshamer Stadium.


Apr. 22, 2015 @ 06:34 PM

Reece signs scholarship with N.C. Wesleyan

Southern Lee soccer player Sullivan Reece put in many hours of hard work, including on the soccer pitch, to earn the opportunity to attend North Carolina Wesleyan College come the fall.