Sports

Apr. 13, 2015 @ 10:30 AM

Jimmie Johnson gets 5th Sprint Cup win at Texas

Jimmie Johnson was still chasing Jamie McMurray and Kevin Harvick, trying to get back in front as the laps wound down at Texas Motor Speedway.


Apr. 13, 2015 @ 10:27 AM

MLB: Miggy goes deep twice in 8-5 Detroit win

CLEVELAND (AP) — Miguel Cabrera homered twice and drove in four runs as the Detroit Tigers improved to 6-0 for the first time in 30 years with an 8-5 win over the Cleveland Indians on Sunday.


Apr. 13, 2015 @ 10:25 AM

MLB: St. Louis stops Red season-opening streak

CINCINNATI (AP) — Matt Adams delivered his first home run of the season, and the St. Louis Cardinals snapped the Cincinnati Reds' season-opening winning streak at four with a 4-1 win on Saturday.


Apr. 12, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Area scores: Yellow Jackets split games in Copperhead Classic

Baseball
Lee County 4, Asheboro 1
Southwestern Randolph 8, Lee County 7 - 8 innings


Apr. 11, 2015 @ 10:50 PM

Spieth sets another Masters record, has 4-shot lead

Jordan Spieth seized control of the Masters with a performance not seen since another 21-year-old, Tiger Woods, first blazed his way around Augusta National.


Apr. 11, 2015 @ 10:43 PM

Cavaliers capitalize in Chatlee final

When Union Pines got two outs on Southern Lee in Saturday night's final game of the Chatlee Boat and Marine Invitational, the host Cavaliers were at their most dangerous.


Apr. 11, 2015 @ 11:42 AM

Bowers sets Camel pitching records in 3-2 CU win

Heath Bowers broke Campbell career win and strikeout records on the way to a 3-2 victory for the visiting Camels Friday night in a Big South baseball tilt at Liberty.


Apr. 11, 2015 @ 11:20 AM

Teenager Jones takes Xfinity race over Sprint Cup stars

Erik Jones wore a cap and gown so he could pick up his high school diploma on a stage at Texas Motor Speedway a year ago.


Apr. 11, 2015 @ 11:17 AM

Muscala, Hawks beat Hornets 104-80 for first 60-win season

Mike Muscala is making a case for postseason playing time with the Atlanta Hawks.


Apr. 11, 2015 @ 11:11 AM

MLB: Red Sox beat Yankees 6-5 in 19-inning epic

NEW YORK (AP) — In one of the classic games of their long and illustrious rivalry, the Boston Red Sox finally outlasted the New York Yankees 6-5 in 19 innings early Saturday when the game-ending double play was turned at 2:13 a.m.


Apr. 11, 2015 @ 04:58 AM

Area scores: St. David's tops Lady Crusaders in EPIC soccer

Girls soccer

St. David's 4, Grace Christian 2


Apr. 11, 2015 @ 04:57 AM

Stallions notch back-to-back shutout wins

SanLee Middle School got two shutout victories on the baseball diamond this week, both against county rivals.


Apr. 10, 2015 @ 11:10 PM

Cavaliers, Vikings to meet in Chatlee final

Southern Lee's bats romped, including homers by Cody Ellis and Ben Gaster, for a 12-2, five-inning win over Surry Central (5-8), then Riley Cameron drove in four of Union Pines' six runs and the Vikings held off Western Harnett for a 6-4 win


Apr. 10, 2015 @ 10:04 PM

Spieth makes Masters look like child's play

Jordan Spieth is making the Masters look easy.


Apr. 10, 2015 @ 10:00 PM

Kurt Busch edges teammate Kevin Harvick for Texas pole

Kurt Busch is on the pole for the second time in four races since his reinstatement from a suspension for allegedly assaulting his former girlfriend.


Apr. 10, 2015 @ 01:06 PM

Defense wins for Stallions and Pride

West Lee's and SanLee's soccer teams endured a hot and humid afternoon, then rain showers off and on in the second half and overtime, plus the opposing sides' defenses, for a 0-0 draw in a Lee-Harnett Athletic Conference match at West Lee Middle School Thursday afternoon.


Apr. 10, 2015 @ 11:02 AM

MLB: Indian pitchers nearly no-hit Houston

HOUSTON (AP) — Jed Lowrie broke up a combined no-hit bid by Cleveland with a one-out home run in the ninth inning Thursday, and the Indians beat the Houston Astros 5-1.


Apr. 10, 2015 @ 11:00 AM

Spieth back on top at the Masters with opening 64

A year ago, at this very place, Jordan Spieth provided a tantalizing glimpse of what the future might hold.


Apr. 09, 2015 @ 01:44 PM

Area scores: North Moore rallies to win in eight

Baseball
North Moore 8, North Stanly 6 - 8 innings


Apr. 09, 2015 @ 12:45 PM

Lady Cavalier charge bests Lee County 4-0

Southern Lee's soccer team scored a goal in the early minutes, then caught fire for a five-minute stretch just before halftime for a 4-0 victory over county and conference rival Lee County Wednesday night at Southern Lee.


Apr. 09, 2015 @ 11:22 AM

Campbell and North Carolina A&T split softball twin bill

Campbell and North Carolina A&T split a softball doubleheader Wednesday at Amanda Littlejohn Stadium.


Apr. 09, 2015 @ 10:52 AM

Gonzalez hits 3 HRs in 7-4 Dodger win vs. Padres

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Adrian Gonzalez hit three home runs, becoming the first player in major league history with five in the season's first three games, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Diego Padres 7-4 Wednesday to win their opening series.


Apr. 09, 2015 @ 10:49 AM

DeRozan helps Raptors beat Hornets 92-74

The Toronto Raptors were determined to beat the Charlotte Hornets for the first time in seven games Wednesday night.


Apr. 09, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Dominguez, 1 of 7 amateurs at the Masters, 'really calm'

It didn't take Matias Dominguez long to enjoy some of the perks of playing in the Masters.


Apr. 09, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Bubba seeks 3rd green jacket: 'If I can do it, anybody can'

Bubba Watson was strolling up to the ninth green, toward the Augusta National clubhouse and that towering oak tree, when he was struck by a fact that still seems a bit unreal.