Sports

Apr. 11, 2014 @ 11:23 PM

Terry Sanford beats Jackets, keeps CFVC baseball lead

Terry Sanford senior Joe Ingle got his second victory of the season against Lee County Friday night, holding the Yellow Jackets to four hits in a 10-2 Bulldog win which keeps Ingle and the Bulldogs (10-5, 7-1)


Apr. 11, 2014 @ 10:36 PM

Couples leads AARP charge into Masters weekend

Fred Couples won't have to worry about squeezing in a few extra practice rounds for the upcoming Greater Gwinnett Championship on the Champions Tour. He'll be honing his game this weekend at a much tougher venue.


Apr. 11, 2014 @ 10:35 PM

Bubba keeps it simple and builds a 3-shot lead

Bubba Watson won the Masters two years ago with his brand of "Bubba golf," producing shots of raw skill and wild imagination. His strategy now is to keep it simple, and he is halfway to another green jacket.


Apr. 11, 2014 @ 04:49 PM

Area scores: Gray's Creek beats Cavs, Terry Sanford takes up CFVC baseball lead

Baseball
Gray's Creek 3, Southern Lee 1 - 8 innings


Apr. 11, 2014 @ 01:31 PM

Yankee pitcher gets win, controversy

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Pineda won while pitching with some substance smudged on his hand as the New York Yankees beat the Boston Red Sox 4-1 Thursday night.


Apr. 11, 2014 @ 01:29 PM

Pirates rally by Cubs with two homers

CHICAGO (AP) — Pedro Alvarez hit a three-run homer to cap a five-run seventh inning and Jason Grilli retired Emilio Bonifacio on a bases-loaded grounder to end the game, giving the Pittsburgh Pirates a 5-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Thursday.


Apr. 11, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

IN THE DRAFT: A tick in the engine

Although I am somewhat tired of those Allstate commercials where the motto is "life comes at you fast," I have learned in the last three weeks that nothing could be more truthful.


Apr. 10, 2014 @ 09:22 PM

Haas leads, with a pair of Masters champs 1 back

No nerves. No worries. Adam Scott never knew the opening round at Augusta National could be so enjoyable.


Apr. 10, 2014 @ 09:14 PM

Bulldogs, Vikings split CFVC tennis titles

Terry Sanford's Kiran Patel and the Union Pines' team of Ben Williams and Dylan Dinkins won the conference individual championships, both in sound fashion in their respective finals, Thursday afternoon on the final day of the Cape Fear Valley Conference Tournament hosted by Lee County.


Apr. 10, 2014 @ 07:45 PM

Vikings storm Lee County in big inning

Baseball
Union Pines 6, Lee County 1


Apr. 10, 2014 @ 12:38 PM

Reds avoid sweep in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Billy Hamilton had three hits and his first two steals, and scored easily after tagging up on a shallow outfield pop fly to support a strong outing from Mike Leake in the Cincinnati Reds' 4-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday.


Apr. 10, 2014 @ 12:37 PM

Ortiz homer stands and tops Texas

BOSTON (AP) — David Ortiz hit a three-run homer high over the Pesky Pole in the eighth inning, helping the Boston Red Sox rally for a 4-2 victory over the Texas Rangers on Wednesday.


Apr. 10, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

ASK THE GOAT: MET and the SuperStarch generation

As I begin a new training regimen, I often reread and re-examine former training models I have left behind.


Apr. 09, 2014 @ 11:32 PM

High school scoreboard

Baseball

Union Pines 6, Lee County 1


Apr. 09, 2014 @ 11:14 PM

Bobcats in 6th after 94-88 OT win over Wizards

Kemba Walker made the only field goal for either team in overtime, and the Charlotte Bobcats won their fifth straight Wednesday night and moved into position for the No. 6 seed in the Eastern Conference with a 94-88 over the Washington Wizards.


Apr. 09, 2014 @ 11:09 PM

Putting it together

Lee County's softball team turned in what head coach Miles McCaskill called the best Lady Jacket game of the season in a number of categories Wednesday night.



Apr. 09, 2014 @ 01:00 PM

Braun drives in seven in Brewer win

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ryan Braun hit three home runs and tied a franchise record with seven RBIs to lead the Milwaukee Brewers over Philadelphia 10-4 Tuesday, spoiling the Phillies' home opener.


Apr. 09, 2014 @ 12:58 PM

Rangers score big inning in win at Fenway

BOSTON (AP) — Robinson Chirinos started a five-run third inning with his first homer of the season and the Texas Rangers won 10-7 as the Boston Red Sox hit into five double plays Tuesday night.


Apr. 09, 2014 @ 12:53 PM

UConn routs Notre Dame 79-58, wins 9th title

Geno Auriemma and UConn reached the top of women's college basketball in unprecedented fashion. After winning a record ninth national championship — they stand alone.


Apr. 09, 2014 @ 05:02 AM

Sanford bowler headed to national games

Each Tuesday evening at Kendale Bowling Lanes, Lindsey McLeod proves she’s a team captain by her enthusiasm and friendship — and there are the results on the scoreboard, too.


Apr. 08, 2014 @ 10:50 PM

High school scoreboard

Baseball

Lee County 13, Douglas Byrd 3


Apr. 08, 2014 @ 10:03 PM

Eagles ride one-hitter to Two Rivers win

Western Harnett senior Zachary Cockman fired a one-hitter leading his Eagles (5-8, 2-3) to a needed Two Rivers league win, 8-0, over visiting Cleveland Tuesday night.


Apr. 08, 2014 @ 01:27 PM

Yankees win on Jeter's final home opening day

YANKEES 4, ORIOLES 2
NEW YORK (AP) — Derek Jeter gave Yangervis Solarte some assistance with Yankee Stadium tradition


Apr. 08, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

ON CAMPUS: Richmond shines in national spotlight

Akeem Richmond (SLHS) proved he has what it takes to compete with the best three ball shooters in the nation as the senior guard from East Carolina finished third in the 2014 State Farm College Slam Dunk and 3-Point Championships in Moody Coliseum in Dallas last Thursday.