Aug. 22, 2014 @ 10:58 PM

Friday night scoreboard

Final scores

Southern Lee 21, Western Harnett 6

Aug. 22, 2014 @ 02:59 PM

Jets win 1-0, Knights and Falcons draw on pitch

Boys soccer

Jordan-Matthews 1, Eastern Randolph 0

Aug. 22, 2014 @ 12:31 PM

Good start for Van Pelt in playoff opener

Bo Van Pelt began the FedEx Cup playoffs by going fishing for stripers, which is not unusual for a guy living in Oklahoma.

Aug. 22, 2014 @ 12:25 PM

Injured Isner withdraws from Winston-Salem Open

John Isner's preparations for the U.S. Open hit a setback Thursday when a sprained ankle forced him to withdraw from the Winston-Salem Open hours before his quarterfinal.

Aug. 22, 2014 @ 05:03 AM

Cavaliers welcome Western Harnett tonight

Western Harnett (4-8, 2-3 Two Rivers last season) at Southern Lee (3-8, 2-4 Cape Fear Valley) - 7:30 p.m.

Aug. 22, 2014 @ 05:02 AM

Yellow Jackets host Rolesville's debut tonight

Rolesville at Lee County (9-3, 5-1 Cape Fear Valley) - 7:30 p.m.

Aug. 22, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

Area football: Patriots open up with Overhills

Overhills (2-9, 0-6 Mid-South Athletic) at Pinecrest (11-2, 4-1 Southeastern) - 7:30 p.m.

Aug. 22, 2014 @ 05:00 AM


Well, I am sitting here in the sunroom and had just about decided to not write a column this week but then I remembered how many people rely on my wit and wisdom on a Friday morning so I changed my mind and here I am! So I am now awake and ready to write.

Aug. 21, 2014 @ 09:07 PM

Yellow Jackets roll to 10-1 victory

After two competitive losses earlier in the week, the Lee County boys’ soccer team had a breakthrough Thursday night. A prolific one.

Aug. 21, 2014 @ 08:55 PM

Richmond hands Lady Cavs first loss

Richmond's volleyball team spoiled a perfect start to Southern Lee's first week with Alyson Cochran as its new head coach Thursday evening on Cavalier Court.

Aug. 21, 2014 @ 04:25 PM

Terry Sanford wins early tennis test vs. Lady Vikings

Girls tennis
Terry Sanford 5, Union Pines 4

Aug. 21, 2014 @ 11:47 AM

Isner cruises in 3rd-round match

American John Isner made short work of his third-round match Wednesday in the Winston-Salem Open, beating Kazakhstan's Mikhail Kukushkin 6-1, 7-6 (7-3).

Aug. 21, 2014 @ 11:45 AM

Rangers win pitcher's Miami homecoming

MIAMI (AP) — Nick Martinez allowed two runs in six innings in his homecoming, Alex Rios drove in two runs, and the Texas Rangers roughed up Miami starter Nathan Eovaldi on the way to a 5-4 win over the Marlins on Wednesday.

Aug. 21, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

ASK THE GOAT: Recovery: Not a myth, part 1

Recovery is a term (usually in conjunction with “taper”) which most runners loathe.

Aug. 21, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

Panthers look to make history, repeat in NFC South

Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers will need to rewrite history if they hope to repeat as NFC South champions this season.

Aug. 20, 2014 @ 09:28 PM

North Moore goes to 2-0 start with in-county win

It'll be a long trip for North Moore's soccer squad to get back to the 1A state championship match, where the Mustangs' season ended in a heartbreaking runner-up finish last November.

Aug. 20, 2014 @ 02:52 PM

Area scores: Lady Cavaliers sweep past Northwood


Southern Lee d. Northwood 25-20, 26-24, 27-25

Aug. 20, 2014 @ 11:58 AM

Astros outslug Yankees in the 9th

NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Carter snapped a ninth-inning tie with a colossal three-run homer, extending his second-half power surge and sending the Houston Astros to a 7-4 victory over the New York Yankees on Tuesday night.

Aug. 20, 2014 @ 11:56 AM

Isner wins in straight sets at Winston-Salem Open

John Isner admits that he usually has a rough time in his first tournament match.

Aug. 20, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

Lady Jackets on board with new coach's plans

High school basketball season is about three months away but Lee County and the new Lady Yellow Jacket head coach, former U.S. Army sergeant and Cape Fear High School head coach Gabriel Reynolds, are already at work.

Aug. 20, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Lynn shoots low on eGolf Tour

Lillington's Chip Lynn shot three rounds in the 60s and finished 14 under par to come in tied for sixth at the Sapona Ridge Classic on the eGolf Professional Tour last Wednesday-Saturday.

Aug. 19, 2014 @ 10:47 PM

Fuquay nine hangs on vs. Cavalier nine

Southern Lee and Fuquay-Varina played the last 45 minutes of their soccer match nine aside and the visiting Bengals, with Collin Morrison's successful penalty kick in the 29th minute holding up as the difference, topped the Cavaliers (0-1, 0-0) in their season opening match 2-1 Tuesday night at Cavalier Stadium.

Aug. 19, 2014 @ 10:09 PM

Crusaders strike from all over in home opener

Grace Christian's soccer team already got its new head coach, Rick Frampton, off to an excellent start by winning three straight matches to claim the Greenfield Cup last weekend in Wilson.

Aug. 19, 2014 @ 03:53 PM

Area scores: Lady Cavaliers serve winning start

Southern Lee d. Chatham Central 25-20, 25-16, 20-25, 25-17

Aug. 19, 2014 @ 11:36 AM

Nats win in 11 to keep streak going

WASHINGTON (AP) — Adam LaRoche hit a game-winning solo home run with two outs in the 11th inning to help the Washington Nationals beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-4 Monday night for their seventh straight win.