Sports

Dec. 13, 2014 @ 07:42 PM

Jayhawks hang on to beat Utah

NO. 10 KANSAS 63, NO. 13 UTAH 60


Dec. 13, 2014 @ 04:01 PM

No. 1 Kentucky rolls No. 21 North Carolina

Devin Booker and Willie Cauley-Stein each scored 15 points and top-ranked Kentucky shook off the shock of losing junior forward Alex Poythress by rolling past No. 21 North Carolina 84-70 on Saturday.


Dec. 13, 2014 @ 03:58 PM

Lady Jackets romp to CFVC win at Gray's Creek

Girls basketball - Lee County 60, Gray's Creek 38
Boys basketball - Gray's Creek 58, Lee County 33


Dec. 13, 2014 @ 12:32 PM

Memphis get by Hornets in double OT

GRIZZLIES 113, HORNETS 107, 2OT


Dec. 13, 2014 @ 12:29 PM

NC State rolls past Charleston Southern 86-50

Caleb Martin never looked nervous in his first start for North Carolina State. The freshman simply turned in his best performance of the young season to make up for the surprise absence of the Wolfpack's top scorer.


Dec. 13, 2014 @ 05:03 AM

Playoff progress marches on

With five "power" college football conferences and four playoff spots, thankfully for Florida St., but still not good enough for the Big 12, it seems big-time college football's path from four to eight in a national playoff will be much quicker than two to four was.


Dec. 13, 2014 @ 05:02 AM

Chargers garner Big Eight football honors

Ten Chargers, highlighted by Defensive Player of the Year Elijah Washington, made the Big Eight Conference's All-Conference Team for the 2014 football campaign as the honors were announced earlier this week.


Dec. 12, 2014 @ 11:01 PM

Friday night scoreboard

Boys basketball
Gray's Creek 58, Lee County 33


Dec. 12, 2014 @ 10:42 PM

Mellette paces Cavaliers by Douglas Byrd

Both Southern Lee varsity basketball squads opened up their conference campaigns with victories which looked relatively easy by the final scores Friday night on Cavalier Court.


Dec. 12, 2014 @ 02:22 PM

Area scores: Lady Chargers win third straight game

Girls basketball

Northwood 56, Northern Durham 42


Dec. 12, 2014 @ 12:19 PM

Mizzou hangs on to edge Elon

Missouri 78, Elon 73


Dec. 12, 2014 @ 12:14 PM

Cardinals lose Stanton, beat Rams 12-6

The Arizona Cardinals know all too well the feeling of seeing their quarterback leaving the field in pain.


Dec. 12, 2014 @ 12:11 PM

Kucherov has 2 goals; Lightning top Hurricanes 2-1

The Tampa Bay Lightning turned strange goals and solid goaltending into a victory.


Dec. 12, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

Two Jackets, two Cavs are up for Applebee's Player of the Year

Lee County's Jerry Pullum and Will Shoop and Southern Lee's Sergio Gardner and Ishois Times are the nominees for the Applebee's Player of the Year Award


Dec. 11, 2014 @ 03:08 PM

Area scores: Yellow Jackets finish sweep vs. Athens Drive

Boys basketball
Lee County 45, Athens Drive 39


Dec. 11, 2014 @ 12:23 PM

Camels surge to win at Delaware St.

Campbell used a 24-2 run over eight minutes in the first half to take control of the game, and 12 second-half points from junior D.J. Mason gave the Camels a 70-55 victory at Delaware State on Wednesday evening, their first road win of the season.


Dec. 11, 2014 @ 12:13 PM

NCCU falls at Maryland, 67-56

No. 19 MARYLAND 67, N.C. CENTRAL 56


Dec. 11, 2014 @ 12:08 PM

Jefferson leads Hornets to 96-87 win over Celtics

Al Jefferson finally quit thinking about what he wanted to do with the ball on the court, and just started doing it.


Dec. 11, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

ASK THE GOAT: Drip Drops

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Dec. 11, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

Cheer Extreme brings titles back from Tennessee trip

Cheer Extreme Sanford competed this past weekend in the Universal Cheerleaders Association (UCA) Smokey Mountain Championship in Tennessee. Cheer Extreme teams won six trophies, including two division championships.


Dec. 11, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

Rivera: Anderson replacing Newton at QB vs. Bucs

Cam Newton will not play Sunday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers while recovering from an automobile crash that left him with two fractures in his lower back.


Dec. 10, 2014 @ 04:59 PM

Area scores: Lady Crusaders start fast to beat Wake Christian

Girls basketball
Grace Christian 58, Wake Christian 22


Dec. 10, 2014 @ 11:46 AM

No. 3 Arizona, No. 4 Louisville roll to wins

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Freshman Stanley Johnson's 14 points led a balanced attack for No. 3 Arizona in the Wildcats' 87-56 win over Utah Valley on Tuesday night.


Dec. 10, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

CCCC basketball has special relationship with UNC JVs

The Central Carolina Community College basketball team plays many games each year, but perhaps none are any more special than the annual game with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill junior varsity team.