Sports

Oct. 18, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

Syracuse, Wake meet looking for 1st ACC win

If there's any realistic chance for Wake Forest to turn its rough season around, the Demon Deacons have to beat Syracuse.


Oct. 18, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

Tar Heels try to stop skid against Yellow Jackets

North Carolina's defense has struggled to get off the field all season. Now the Tar Heels are facing an offense — and a Georgia Tech team — that has befuddled them for years.


Oct. 17, 2014 @ 11:15 PM

Cavaliers celebrate homecoming with 31-0 win

Southern Lee's football team had two weeks to get ready for homecoming guest Union Pines heading into Friday night. The Cavalier defense made it look like plenty of its previous contests so far this season.


Oct. 17, 2014 @ 11:16 PM

Friday night scoreboard

Southern Lee 31, Union Pines 0


Oct. 17, 2014 @ 04:17 PM

Area scores: Lady Vikings advance to second round of states

Girls tennis
Union Pines 7, C.B. Aycock 0


Oct. 17, 2014 @ 03:08 PM

Terry Sanford, Union Pines win CFVC XC team titles

Cape Fear Valley Conference Cross Country Championships
at Kiwanis Family Park, Sanford


Oct. 17, 2014 @ 02:05 PM

Falcons sweep Triangle Middle School soccer titles

Lee Christian's middle school soccer team won the Triangle Middle School Conference season championship and the TMSC Tournament championship with an undefeated, 14-0-1, record for the season.


Oct. 17, 2014 @ 12:25 PM

Rangers keep Canes winless

NEW YORK (AP) — Henrik Lundqvist stopped 29 shots through overtime, and then all three attempts in a shootout, and Rick Nash scored the only goal in the tiebreaker to lift New York.


Oct. 17, 2014 @ 12:23 PM

Brady throws 3 TD passes, Patriots beat Jets 27-25

Chris Jones wasn't going to make the same mistake he did last year when Nick Folk tried another potential winning field goal Thursday night.


Oct. 17, 2014 @ 12:21 PM

Ishikawa's 3-run HR sends Giants to World Series

After three years away with four different teams, Travis Ishikawa landed himself a second chance with San Francisco right where he so wanted to be.


Oct. 17, 2014 @ 05:02 AM

Cavs believe bye helped facing Viking clash

The most common things football fans, and even the coaches and players, think about when they hear “bye week” is likely rest.


Oct. 17, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

Lady Falcons win CCC XC championship

Lee Christian's girls cross country team edged Trinity Academy by a point to win the Carolina Christian Conference season championship Monday afternoon at the CCC final meet at Kiwanis Family Park.


Oct. 17, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

IN THE DRAFT: Pressure points hitting Chase drivers

As I discussed last week, our golf trip was great! Why was it great? I will tell you later, but the competition was as intense has it ever had been.


Oct. 16, 2014 @ 09:12 PM

Cox, Verchick run to individual conference crowns

Lee County senior Dalton Cox and Union Pines senior Abby Verchick won the individual Cape Fear Valley Conference cross country titles and the conference’s cross country Athlete of the Year awards Thursday afternoon at Kiwanis Family Park.


Oct. 16, 2014 @ 02:57 PM

Area scores: Pinecrest, Triton win conference tournament titles

Volleyball
Pinecrest d. Scotland 25-19, 25-12, 25-21


Oct. 16, 2014 @ 01:34 PM

Lady Yellow Jackets are top seed for state tournament

Lee County's volleyball team, following its undefeated regular season and the Cape Fear Valley Conference season title, is the No. 1 seed in the NCHSAA 3A East half of the state volleyball tournament bracket as the 64-school field was released by the N.C. High School Athletic Association Thursday.


Oct. 16, 2014 @ 01:33 PM

Grace Christian earns No. 3 seed for state soccer tournament

A season after winning the NCISAA 1A state championship, Grace Christian's boys soccer team is the No. 3 seed for this fall's NCISAA 2A State Tournament.


Oct. 16, 2014 @ 12:11 PM

Giants beat Cardinals 6-4, move 1 win from Series

Buster Posey and the Giants already know how to win in October — even without all this help from the St. Louis Cardinals.


Oct. 16, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

ASK THE GOAT: Running self-defense: Deter

In light of recent attacks across the country involving runners, I wanted to share some tips that could help you. Every piece of running equipment is a potential weapon and by adding one or two lightweight items your safety and advantage increases exponentially.


Oct. 16, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

Duke looks to extend recent dominance of Virginia

Even during Duke's worst years under David Cutcliffe, the Blue Devils could always count on beating Virginia.


Oct. 15, 2014 @ 07:43 PM

Royals hold off Orioles 2-1, finish ALCS sweep

Crown these Royals the American League champions.


Oct. 15, 2014 @ 03:35 PM

Cavs score OT winner to complete perfect CFVC season

Boys soccer
Southern Lee 1, Lee County 0 - OT


Oct. 15, 2014 @ 02:20 PM

Lee County keeps Cape Fear Cup with 23-7 victory

Lee County won the Cape Fear Cup, defeating Harnett County for the second straight year and the first time on Harnett County soil last month.


Oct. 15, 2014 @ 12:38 PM

Sabres beat Hurricanes 4-3 in shootout for 1st win

The Buffalo Sabres finished with the NHL's worst record last season by a large margin. At least this time, they won't be the last team to get a win.


Oct. 15, 2014 @ 12:35 PM

Royals edge Orioles 2-1 to take 3-0 lead in ALCS

Mike Moustakas had his eye on the ball from the moment it left Adam Jones's bat, tracking it against the bright lights of Kauffman Stadium. When it settled into his glove and he tumbled into a dugout suite, a dozen fans were waiting to pick him right back up.