Sports

Sep. 13, 2014 @ 12:28 PM

Orioles win twice, have slugger Davis suspended for 25 games

BALTIMORE (AP) — Bud Norris pitched seven innings of three-hit ball, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Yankees 5-0 Friday night to become the first team since 2006 to sweep a doubleheader from New York.


Sep. 13, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

Sting and Panther football teams in action today

The Sanford Sting and the Lee County Panthers have a day full of football action lined up today. The Sting is hosting four games at Lee County High School. The Panthers have five games against the Winston-Salem Saints at Southern Lee High School.


Sep. 13, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

No. 17 Hokies: Focus key vs. East Carolina

The stakes are higher for No. 17 Virginia Tech.


Sep. 13, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

Duke hosts Kansas hoping for rare 3-0 start

For all of Duke's accomplishments during its recent rise to relevance, it's still been 20 years since the Blue Devils started a season with three straight victories.


Sep. 13, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

Taggart, USF not looking for moral victories

South Florida coach Willie Taggart is encouraged by signs of improvement in his team, which faces North Carolina State in its next test.


Sep. 13, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

Wake Forest tries to bottle up Keeton, Utah State

The numbers haven't been as gaudy this season for the Utah State dual-threat quarterback Chuckie Keeton, who is mentioned on nearly every preseason watch list and a dark horse candidate for the Heisman Trophy.


Sep. 13, 2014 @ 12:58 AM

Overhills completes its first Harnett County sweep

Overhills won its first-ever Harnett County season football crown Friday night, completing a 3-0 county sweep in three consecutive Friday nights with a 47-14 victory over Harnett Central.


Sep. 12, 2014 @ 11:56 PM

Jackets beat Western Harnett, roll to 4-0

Even though they gave up more points than they have season, the Lee County Yellow Jackets still won, and now have their best opening record since the 80s.


Sep. 12, 2014 @ 11:43 PM

Friday night football

Lee County 43, Western Harnett 12


Sep. 12, 2014 @ 03:13 PM

Area scores: Yellow Jackets rout Union Pines in CFVC soccer match

Boys soccer

Lee County 8, Union Pines 1


Sep. 12, 2014 @ 12:31 PM

Buccaneers take over second half to top Campbell

Down 10-7 at the break, Charleston Southern rallied for 27 unanswered points in the second half to defeat visiting Campbell 34-10 Thursday night at Buccaneer Field.


Sep. 12, 2014 @ 12:08 PM

Flacco, Ravens beat Steelers 26-6 without Rice

The dismissal of Ray Rice wasn't a distraction for the Baltimore Ravens.

Ultimately, it served as inspiration.


Sep. 12, 2014 @ 12:05 PM

Miami's Giancarlo Stanton hit with fastball near eye, likely out for season

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Miami slugger Giancarlo Stanton was hit under the left eye by a fastball and bleeding from the face as he was driven off the field in an ambulance Thursday night in a 4-2 loss to Milwaukee.


Sep. 12, 2014 @ 12:02 PM

Kirk, Horschel race out to a share of the lead

Billy Horschel is playing his sixth straight tournament, a schedule he hasn't kept in three years. His wife is at home in Florida, expecting their first baby in the next two weeks. There was no place he would rather be than the Tour Championship.


Sep. 12, 2014 @ 05:03 AM

Jackets host Western Harnett seeking 4-0 mark

Western Harnett (1-2) at Lee County (3-0) - 7 p.m.

Last season - Lee County 42, Western Harnett 7


Sep. 12, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

Vikings, Chargers and Patriots put 3-0 records on the line

Union Pines (3-0) at Trinity (2-1) - 7:30 p.m.

Last season - Union Pines 31, Trinity 22


Sep. 12, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Cougars fall in four in Tarheel Conference match

Defending Tarheel Conference volleyball champ Rockingham County Community College defeated Central Carolina C.C. on the Cougars' home court 25-18, 25-19, 19-25, 25-15 Tuesday night.


Sep. 12, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

IN THE DRAFT: NASCAR's playoff time

It's finally here! All of the hoopla and buildup that has taken place since February is history.


Sep. 11, 2014 @ 11:05 PM

Turning defense into offense

From preseason camp in early August, Southern Lee head football coach Don Simon has been touting the ability, athleticism and aggression of his team's defense.


Sep. 11, 2014 @ 04:59 PM

Area scores: Cavs, Jackets score easy soccer wins

Boys soccer

Southern Lee 7, Union Pines 0


Sep. 11, 2014 @ 02:02 PM

Viking teams set the pace at Jacket meet

Seniors Dalton Cox, of Lee County, and Abby Verchick, of Union Pines, won the individual first-place honors


Sep. 11, 2014 @ 12:00 PM

Ravens eager to play a game, even against Steelers

Four days after opening the season by losing to a division foe at home, the Baltimore Ravens face their most-hated rival in a pivotal game Thursday night.


Sep. 11, 2014 @ 11:57 AM

Royals gain 1 game lead in AL Central

DETROIT (AP) — James Shields allowed two hits over seven innings in another terrific performance, and the Kansas City Royals edged Detroit 3-0 on Wednesday night to take a one-game lead over the Tigers atop the AL Central.


Sep. 11, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

ASK THE GOAT: TransRockies Race Report, part 2

After Kristine dropped down to the three-day event, the race really shifted gears. She was seen working the finish lines as happy as I had seen her in days.


Sep. 11, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

Camels hit the road on a short week

Campbell heads to Charleston Southern for its second football game in six days, with the Fighting Camels looking to bounce back from a 66-0 loss at Appalachian St. on Saturday night, with kickoff set for 7 p.m. tonight at Buccaneer Field.