Sports

Feb. 27, 2015 @ 11:15 AM

Mavunga gives No. 15 North Carolina women win at buzzer

No. 15 North Carolina 72, Virginia 70


Feb. 27, 2015 @ 11:13 AM

Georgia Tech women end 37-game skid vs. No. 16 Duke

Georgia Tech 71, No. 16 Duke 62


Feb. 27, 2015 @ 11:12 AM

No. 9 Seminoles beat N.C. State 72-52

Florida State coach Sue Semrau had talked about being dominant at home from the start of the season to the finish.


Feb. 27, 2015 @ 11:08 AM

Herman survives windy day; McIlroy stumbles at Honda Classic

Playing in America for the first time this year, Rory McIlroy's first shot was a 2-iron out of play.


Feb. 27, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Cheer Extreme Sanford clashes in Raleigh

Six Cheer Extreme Sanford teams competed last Saturday and Sunday at the Clash of the Titans cheer competition hosted by All-Star Challenge at the Raleigh Convention Center.


Feb. 27, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Fans can vote for basketball Player of the Year

Five of the top high school basketball players in Lee County are finalists for the WBFT Player of the Year and fans can vote to help select the winner.


Feb. 26, 2015 @ 02:19 PM

Area sports calendar

Friday, Feb. 27
Boys basketball
NCHSAA State Tournament first round at higher seeds


Feb. 26, 2015 @ 11:29 AM

Defending champs win at ECU

Connecticut 60, East Carolina 49


Feb. 26, 2015 @ 11:05 AM

L.A. Kings acquire Sekera from Carolina

With the Los Angeles Kings surging toward the playoffs on an eight-game winning streak, general manager Dean Lombardi decided to go all in on another Stanley Cup run.


Feb. 26, 2015 @ 11:04 AM

Hornets beat Bulls 98-86 with Rose out for Chicago

Joakim Noah's emotions after he heard Derrick Rose will have yet another knee surgery could be summed up in two words.


Feb. 26, 2015 @ 11:01 AM

No. 2 Virginia routs Wake Forest, 70-34

No. 2 Virginia didn't have two starters. Wake Forest never had a chance.


Feb. 26, 2015 @ 10:59 AM

Okafor's 30 points lead No. 4 Duke past Virginia Tech, 91-86

Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski is starting to see, and feel, the effects of having a short-handed roster.


Feb. 26, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Spring teams working around snow, ice

While the key heights of the high school basketball season have been canceled or put on hold throughout the last two weeks thanks to winter weather, the important preseason efforts for spring sports squads have been hampered, but not entirely stopped.


Feb. 25, 2015 @ 01:30 PM

Lady Camels shoot past Coastal Carolina, 78-69

Campbell (18-10, 13-6 Big South) used its best shooting half of the season and withstood a second-half rally by Coastal Carolina (12-16, 6-13) to pick up a 78-69 Big South victory inside Gore Arena on Tuesday evening.


Feb. 25, 2015 @ 01:17 PM

Area sports calendar

Thursday, Feb. 26
Boys basketball
3A East - No. 19 Southern Lee (13-9) at No. 14 Northern Nash (9-12) - 7 p.m.


Feb. 25, 2015 @ 11:09 AM

Pittsburgh holds off Boston College 71-65

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh sophomore forwards Jamel Artis and Michael Young don't sit around talking about their team's chances of making the NCAA tournament.


Feb. 25, 2015 @ 11:04 AM

Hurricanes upend Flyers 4-1

Justin Faulk helped turn Cam Ward's milestone game into a victory for the Carolina Hurricanes.


Feb. 25, 2015 @ 11:01 AM

N.C. State upends No. 15 North Carolina 58-46

North Carolina State arrived at North Carolina focused more on getting another road win to help its NCAA tournament chances than trying to end its long drought at the Smith Center.


Feb. 25, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Snow moves first-round state tournament games

Snow across North Carolina caused postponements of high school basketball state tournament games Tuesday including for Southern Lee and Lee County. The Cavaliers and Lady Yellow Jackets are scheduled to hit the road this evening for first-round tourney games.


Feb. 25, 2015 @ 04:59 AM

Yost fires Camels by Virginia Tech

Grant Yost pitched eight innings, allowing two hits and one run, and Anthony Lopez drove in two runs to lead Campbell past Virginia Tech 3-1 Monday evening in the CU Invitational finale at Jim Perry Stadium.


Feb. 24, 2015 @ 02:06 PM

High school hoops: State tournament games moved to Wed.

Boys basketball
NCHSAA State Tournament first round at higher seeds
3A East - No. 19 Southern Lee (13-9) at No. 14 Northern Nash (9-12) - 7 p.m.


Feb. 24, 2015 @ 12:28 PM

Williams tells TV station Panthers are releasing him

Panthers running back DeAngelo Williams said the team plans to release him after nine seasons.


Feb. 24, 2015 @ 12:26 PM

Cardinals rally for win at Ga. Tech

No. 17 LOUISVILLE 52, GEORGIA TECH 51


Feb. 24, 2015 @ 05:02 AM

Earning a shot north of the border

Aiden Howard and the rest of the Carolina Lightning got to prove their worth in one hockey hotbed last month, going to Oswego, New York to face New York and Ontario youth squads in the 20th Annual Power Play International Tournament.


Feb. 24, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

On Campus: Patterson wins second consecutive Big South honor

Campbell first baseman Chandler Patterson (Lee County) garnered awards for her performance on the field as she was named the Big South Conference Choice Hotels Softball Player of the Week and