Sports

Jul. 24, 2015 @ 05:05 AM

New questions, better answers?

The last two football seasons have been the best back-to-back years ever for Duke.


Jul. 24, 2015 @ 05:04 AM

Clemson QB leads Tigers on All-ACC team

Clemson led all schools with five selections to the 2015 All-Atlantic Coast Conference Preseason Football Team which was voted on by members of the media and announced by the ACC Thursday.


Jul. 24, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

West Chatham reaches Dixie state final

West Chatham remained undefeated and reached the championship game of the North Carolina Dixie Youth Baseball O-Zone State Tournament


Jul. 24, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Getting the “next level” perspective

Basketball players from Southern Lee, Lee County and Chatham Central, along with area middle schools, learned from someone who’s known what it takes to get to the next level, the collegiate level, for the last 25-plus years at the Next Level Camp Tuesday night.

 

Jul. 23, 2015 @ 04:38 PM

Bell wins Mud Summer Classic at Eldora

Christopher Bell won the Mud Summer Classic on Wednesday night at Eldora Speedway in his third career start in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series.


Jul. 23, 2015 @ 10:24 AM

U.S. ponders a shocking loss; Mexico advances with ugly win

After the feel-good summer of 2014, the United States was eager to pick up another Gold Cup title and lock up its spot in the next Confederations Cup.


Jul. 23, 2015 @ 10:21 AM

Hornets sign Tyler Hansbrough

Tyler Hansbrough hopes to jumpstart his basketball career in the same state where he first emerged on to the national scene.


Jul. 23, 2015 @ 10:20 AM

MLB: Nationals come back to top Mets

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michael Taylor had a tying two-out, two-run single in the eighth inning, Danny Espinosa followed with an RBI double and the Washington Nationals rallied from three runs down to beat the New York Mets 4-3 on Wednesday.


Jul. 23, 2015 @ 05:02 AM

Working on a Carolina blue attitude

Preparation for North Carolina’s upcoming football season started soon after UNC's bowl loss to Rutgers last December.

 

Jul. 23, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Chatham, Lee teams vying for Dixie state title

Dixie all-star baseball squads from West Chatham and Lee County are still alive in the final four of the 2015 N.C. Dixie Youth Baseball O-Zone (11-12 year old division) State Tournament four days into the tournament.


Jul. 22, 2015 @ 06:14 PM

USGA officially gives 2024 Open to Pinehurst

Prefaced by the president of the U.S. Golf Association, Thomas J. O’Toole Jr., saying, “some say it’s our St. Andrews,” the USGA formally selected Pinehurst Resort and Country Club’s Course No. 2 as the host for the 2024 U.S. Open


Jul. 22, 2015 @ 01:51 PM

Brookline, L.A. and Pinehurst named for 2022, '23, '24 U.S. Opens

The Country Club is getting its first U.S. Open in three decades, and Los Angeles Country Club is set to host its first major championship.

The USGA announced three sites for the U.S. Open on Wednesday, including a return to Pinehurst No. 2.


Jul. 22, 2015 @ 01:50 PM

MLB: Choo hits for cycle in Texas win

DENVER (AP) — Shin-Soo Choo hit for the cycle, Matt Harrison earned his first win in 14 months and the Texas Rangers routed the Colorado Rockies 9-0 on Tuesday night.


Jul. 22, 2015 @ 05:03 AM

Pinehurst's Bae in contention at U.S. Junior Am

With some of the second round still to be finished as of Tuesday evening, Pinehurst’s Eric Bae was on the cutline bubble, although on the optimistic side of the bubble


Jul. 22, 2015 @ 05:02 AM

Southern Lee playing in CCSSL tourney

Lee County High School’s baseball diamond will host the season-ending tournament for the 10th season of the Central Carolina Scholastic Summer League Thursday and Friday


Jul. 22, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Clemson, QB Watson earn preseason ACC awards

Clemson coach Dabo Swinney hopes Deshaun Watson takes another step forward this season.

 

Jul. 22, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Camels announce soccer schedule

New head coach Dustin Fonder has announced Campbell’s upcoming men’s soccer fall slate which includes four regular season matches against sides which reached the 2014 NCAA Tournament.


Jul. 21, 2015 @ 04:59 PM

State of confidence

Heading into last November, North Carolina State had lost 12 straight ACC football games; all 12 the Wolfpack had played under Dave Doeren since he’d become head coach.


Jul. 21, 2015 @ 10:14 AM

MLB: Nats jump on Harvey, Mets for 7-2 win

WASHINGTON (AP) — Clint Robinson's two-run double to deep center was the biggest blow as the Nationals jumped on Mets starter Matt Harvey for five runs in the first three innings Monday night, and NL East-leading Washington beat second-place New York 7-2.


Jul. 21, 2015 @ 05:02 AM

Carolina Allstars headed to national championship

The Carolina Allstars, a 13U basketball team based in Sanford, is getting ready to play in the National Travel Basketball Association (NTBA) Boys National Championship tournament in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina from July 29-Aug. 2.


Jul. 21, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Broadway places second in state tournament

In back-to-back one-run games, Caldwell County upended the Broadway Allstars in the state final games of the Senior Tar Heel League State Tournament, as part of three Tar Heel Leagues state tourneys, on Sunday.


Jul. 21, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Lee County starts Dixie state tourney 2-0

Lee County’s all-star squad is off to a 2-0 start in the North Carolina Dixie Youth Baseball O-Zone (11-12 year-old) State Tournament being played at Freedom Park in Eden.


Jul. 20, 2015 @ 05:58 PM

Johnson wins British Open, stops Spieth's bid for Grand Slam

Zach Johnson cradled the silver claret jug in his arms. Jordan Spieth let it slip through his fingers.

 

Jul. 20, 2015 @ 10:03 AM

Spieth in contention going to last round at St. Andrews

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — Jordan Spieth was one shot out of the lead and one round away from the third leg of the Grand Slam.


Jul. 20, 2015 @ 09:57 AM

Kyle Busch races to 3rd win of year, moves closer to Chase

Stuck in a hospital, Kyle Busch could only think about a comeback, not championship contention.