Sports

Oct. 29, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

Danny Manning era begins at Wake Forest

As Wake Forest tries to climb back to relevance in college basketball, the Demon Deacons hope they won't need any miracles.


Oct. 28, 2014 @ 09:09 PM

Lady Jackets go out in final four

Lee County's volleyball team was 25-1 heading into its state semifinal match on Tuesday evening. The Lady Yellow Jackets played well. It was perhaps among one of the best matches they'd played this season and clearly with the most emotion of any.


Oct. 28, 2014 @ 05:30 PM

Cardinal Gibbons ousts Lady Vikings in state quarters

Tennis

Cardinal Gibbons 6, Union Pines 0


Oct. 28, 2014 @ 05:28 PM

Shoomee repeats as state champ

Lee County junior Siranon Shoomee won her second consecutive individual state championship, coming from behind entering round two for the second straight year as well, with a 5-under-par 67 final round in the NCHSAA 3A State Championship at Longleaf Golf and Country Club Tuesday.


Oct. 28, 2014 @ 12:11 PM

McCoy memorable as 'Skins top Cowboys 20-17 in OT

If this is Colt McCoy's only start for the Washington Redskins, it sure was memorable.


Oct. 28, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

On Campus: Spears helps carry Lenoir-Rhyne to 8-0

Jarrod Spears (Harnett Central) led Lenoir-Rhyne on the ground with a career-best day, rushing for 195 yards, as the Bears remained undefeated rolling over Mars Hill 45-17.


Oct. 28, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Lady Crusaders win TMSC tournament crown

Grace Christian won it's first-ever Triangle Middle School Conference volleyball tournament championship earlier this month to finish a 16-2 overall season.


Oct. 28, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

Cavs, Jackets open state soccer tourney at home

Southern Lee drew a No. 4 seed and Lee County is a No. 13 seed, leading to a potential second round clash between the county rivals in the NCHSAA 3A State Tournament, as the four state tournament brackets were released by the N.C. High School Athletic Association Monday.


Oct. 28, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

Cross country: Jackets, Lady Jackets run at regional championships

Cross Country
NCHSAA 3A Mid East Regional Championships


Oct. 27, 2014 @ 10:27 AM

Earnhardt wins at Martinsville Speedway

Dale Earnhardt Jr. recognized the emotional impact his win at Martinsville Speedway had on Rick Hendrick when he met his boss in Victory Lane.


Oct. 27, 2014 @ 10:23 AM

Bumgarner's latest gem has Giants on cusp of title

Hall of Famer Juan Marichal mingled in the San Francisco clubhouse and waited patiently for his chance to share a kind, congratulatory word with Madison Bumgarner.


Oct. 27, 2014 @ 10:20 AM

Streb rallies for 1st PGA Tour victory

Robert Streb hasn't seen many early indications of a happy ending throughout his career.


Oct. 27, 2014 @ 10:18 AM

Big Ben leads Steelers to 51-34 win

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger set franchise records with 522 yards passing and six touchdowns and the Pittsburgh Steelers raced by the Indianapolis Colts 51-34 on Sunday.


Oct. 27, 2014 @ 10:15 AM

Wilson leads Seahawks over Panthers again, 13-9

Russell Wilson walked into the huddle with his team down a field goal and less than five minutes remaining. He started laughing, sensing the familiarity of the situation.


Oct. 26, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

Harvick has work cut out for him at Martinsville

Kevin Harvick has picked his way through traffic before at Martinsville Speedway, never when the stakes were so high.


Oct. 26, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Ace helps MacKenzie into tie for lead in McGladrey Classic

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Will MacKenzie made a hole-in-one that hardly anyone saw and finished with a 45-foot birdie putt that gave him a 5-under 65 on Saturday and a share of the lead with Andrew Svoboda going into the final round of the McGladrey Classic.


Oct. 26, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

Patriots win easily ahead of showdown with Richmond

Pinecrest 44, Purnell Swett 6


Oct. 26, 2014 @ 04:56 AM

NCISAA cross country, NCHSAA tennis play state championships

Cross country

NCISAA State Championships


Oct. 25, 2014 @ 09:29 PM

Area college football

James Madison 48, Charlotte 40


Oct. 25, 2014 @ 09:16 PM

Boston College holds off Deacons, 23-17

Tyler Murphy figures Boston College has already let too many games slip away in the fourth quarter.


Oct. 25, 2014 @ 09:14 PM

Top 25 college football

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Dak Prescott accounted for three touchdowns, Josh Robinson ran for two scores and top-ranked Mississippi State beat Kentucky 45-31 on Saturday.


Oct. 25, 2014 @ 08:37 PM

UNC stuns Virginia 28-27 with late TD

With its high-powered offense stymied throughout the second half and its much-maligned defense in trouble, North Carolina got rescued by a most unlikely trio of players Saturday in a stunning 28-27 victory against Virginia.


Oct. 25, 2014 @ 08:25 PM

Camels edged at Marist for first PFL defeat

Marist’s Atiq Lucas ran for a 31-yard go-ahead score with 2:35 remaining handing Campbell its first Pioneer Football League loss, 27-20, Saturday at Tenney Stadium.


Oct. 25, 2014 @ 08:22 PM

Richmond signs with NBA’s Rockets

Akeem Richmond had worked out for multiple NBA teams since graduating from and finishing his record-setting basketball career with East Carolina in the spring.


Oct. 25, 2014 @ 08:19 PM

Lady Jackets reach state final four

Lee County swept through the state volleyball quarterfinals Saturday evening, but it was far from easy.