Aug. 26, 2014 @ 02:24 AM

Michigan shrugs off bad memories of Appalachian St.

Drake Johnson will never forget it.

Aug. 26, 2014 @ 02:16 AM

Concerns mount for Panthers as season approaches

The concerns are mounting for the Carolina Panthers with the regular season opener less than two weeks away.

Aug. 25, 2014 @ 04:07 PM

NC State hopes better leadership means more wins

North Carolina State figures it's found a few more leaders this year.

Aug. 25, 2014 @ 03:33 PM

Fedora: No. 23 UNC still deciding on starting QB

North Carolina coach Larry Fedora isn't ready to name a starting quarterback for the No. 23 Tar Heels.

Aug. 25, 2014 @ 02:58 PM

Area sports schedule

Monday, Aug. 25
Boys soccer
Lee County at Leesville Road - 6 p.m.

Aug. 25, 2014 @ 02:55 PM

Lady Falcons ace opening tournament

Lee Christian's volleyball squad started its season off with a trophy Friday and Saturday, winning the Berean Bulldog Classic at Berean Baptist Academy.

Aug. 25, 2014 @ 02:54 PM

A timely win for Mahan at The Barclays

Hunter Mahan knew he was on the verge of something special, even with a record that looked ordinary by his standards.

Aug. 23, 2014 @ 11:12 PM

Logano edged Keselowski for first win at Bristol

Joey Logano surged past Matt Kenseth with 44 laps to go and won for the first time in his career at Bristol Motor Speedway, foiling Kenseth's gambling attempt to secure a spot in NASCAR's playoffs.

Aug. 23, 2014 @ 04:03 PM

Lady Jackets start strong with a sweep

Lee County got its volleyball season off to a confident start with a sweep, 25-19, 25-17, 25-20, over visiting Pinecrest (1-2) Friday afternoon.

Aug. 23, 2014 @ 03:14 PM

Vikings storm East Montgomery for 41-6 victory

Union Pines 41, East Mongtomery 6

Aug. 23, 2014 @ 11:41 AM

Tom Brady, Patriots dominate Panthers 30-7

Tom Brady threw two touchdown passes. Stephen Gostkowski kicked a 60-yard field goal. The New England Patriots didn't allow a point for more than 58 minutes.

Aug. 23, 2014 @ 11:37 AM

Scott, Tringale tied for the lead at Barclays

Now that the majors are over, Adam Scott is going after the only big prize left this year — a shot at the $10 million FedEx Cup title.

Aug. 23, 2014 @ 11:33 AM

Rosol to play Janowicz in Winston-Salem final

Lukas Rosol of the Czech Republic and Jerzy Janowicz of Poland advanced to the Winston-Salem Open final with three-set victories on Friday.

Aug. 23, 2014 @ 05:02 AM

Broadway Allstars win first-ever Tarheel state title

The Broadway Allstars won the Tarheel League 17U (Senior League) state championship last month in Hickory for Broadway's first-ever state crown in the 50-plus years of the Tarheel League's Senior division.

Aug. 23, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

Champ among champions

Dalton Mauldin, a sophomore at Lee County High School, won the boys 14-15 age division title at the 2014 Tarheel Youth Golf Association Tournament of Champions played at Hyland Golf Club Aug. 12-14.

Aug. 22, 2014 @ 11:14 PM

Cavalier QB and defense start fast

The Southern Lee Cavaliers overcame some bumps with a solid defensive effort and near-sparkling quarterback play from a sophomore in his first high school football game to defeat the Western Harnett Eagles 21-6 Friday night.

Aug. 22, 2014 @ 10:55 PM

Yellow Jackets trounce young Rolesville early

All three phases of Lee County's football team scored in the opening half as the Yellow Jackets welcomed Rolesville High School for its first varsity game in 53 years Friday night. Jerry Pullum took care of two of the three, offense and special teams, in the first five minutes of play.

Aug. 22, 2014 @ 08:56 PM

Harvick wins Bristol pole; 5th of this season

Kevin Harvick has become the best qualifier in NASCAR's top series, at least for this season.

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.