Sports

Jul. 21, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Broadway places second in state tournament

In back-to-back one-run games, Caldwell County upended the Broadway Allstars in the state final games of the Senior Tar Heel League State Tournament, as part of three Tar Heel Leagues state tourneys, on Sunday.


Jul. 21, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Lee County starts Dixie state tourney 2-0

Lee County’s all-star squad is off to a 2-0 start in the North Carolina Dixie Youth Baseball O-Zone (11-12 year-old) State Tournament being played at Freedom Park in Eden.


Jul. 20, 2015 @ 05:58 PM

Johnson wins British Open, stops Spieth's bid for Grand Slam

Zach Johnson cradled the silver claret jug in his arms. Jordan Spieth let it slip through his fingers.

 

Jul. 20, 2015 @ 10:03 AM

Spieth in contention going to last round at St. Andrews

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — Jordan Spieth was one shot out of the lead and one round away from the third leg of the Grand Slam.


Jul. 20, 2015 @ 09:57 AM

Kyle Busch races to 3rd win of year, moves closer to Chase

Stuck in a hospital, Kyle Busch could only think about a comeback, not championship contention.

 

Jul. 20, 2015 @ 09:44 AM

MLB: Greinke keeps shutout streak rolling

WASHINGTON (AP) — Zack Greinke extended his scoreless streak to 43 2/3 innings, striking out a season-high 11 through the eighth and leading the Los Angeles Dodgers over the Washington Nationals 5-0 on Sunday.


Jul. 20, 2015 @ 09:42 AM

Dempsey's 3 goals lift US over Cuba 6-0, into Gold Cup semis

Clint Dempsey walked away with the game ball for one of the few times in his career. With his first international hat trick, he boosted the United States to a 6-0 rout over Cuba on Saturday and into its eighth straight CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinal.


Jul. 20, 2015 @ 09:41 AM

Mexico tops Costa Rica 1-0 in Gold Cup on late penalty

Mexico earned chance after chance to score against Costa Rica.


Jul. 19, 2015 @ 05:05 AM

Summer of hoops

Four weeks of basketball fundamentals concluded with players getting the full-speed opportunity to show what they’ve learned in front of coaches, counselors and parents at the Back 2 Basics Basketball Camp.


Jul. 19, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Broadway advances in Senior Tar Heel state tournament

The Broadway Allstars 13-14 baseball team won its opening game, 5-2 against Shelby, in the Senior Tar Heel League State Tournament on Friday.


Jul. 18, 2015 @ 12:57 PM

The short story of a comeback

Pinehurst No. 2’s length, the “broken ground” of the Sandhills and Donald Ross, and all of the Ross creativity on and around each green get deserved attention when No. 2 hosts a competition of any caliber.


Jul. 18, 2015 @ 12:55 PM

Tardy rallies to win the Putter Boy

Down two holes with two to play Friday in the championship match of the Women’s North and South Amateur, Bailey Tardy needed to dig deep.

 

Jul. 18, 2015 @ 10:33 AM

MLB: Trout homers for 1-0 Angel win

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mike Trout returned from his second straight All-Star MVP performance with a walkoff home run with two outs in the ninth Friday night, lifting the Los Angeles Angels to a 1-0 victory over the Boston Red Sox


Jul. 18, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Jackets put in work during minicamp

Drills were being run. Pads were popping. Then two squads, at least seven versus seven, lined up and went full speed against each other.


Jul. 18, 2015 @ 04:59 AM

Farewell: Watson crosses Swilcan Bridge for final time

Tom Watson closed out his British Open career with his worst score ever at St. Andrews.

Not that it mattered.


Jul. 17, 2015 @ 07:47 PM

Carl Edwards takes pole at New Hampshire

With Carl Edwards leading the charge, Joe Gibbs Racing continued its recent hot streak and took four of the top eight qualifying spots for the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.


Jul. 17, 2015 @ 05:51 PM

Dustin Johnson still in control at St. Andrews

Rare flooding, sunshine, more rain and always wind. None of it seemed to matter to Dustin Johnson at St. Andrews.

 

Jul. 17, 2015 @ 05:47 PM

Ramsey leading renewed CCCC women’s basketball

Tierre Ramsey has been busy since May when he became the new women’s basketball coach at Central Carolina Community College.


Jul. 17, 2015 @ 05:03 AM

Crusaders bring on new soccer head coach

Grace Christian named Dwayne Whiteheart as the Crusaders’ new boys varsity soccer head coach earlier this week. He’ll have to jump right into the position and the task, with the season now only a few weeks away, but he’s excited to do so.


Jul. 17, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Par plays well at Women’s North & South

Make par.

If there was a rallying cry as match play wore on during the 113th Women’s North and South Amateur, it was that: Make pars.

 

Jul. 17, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Marshburn, Parker team for bass trail win

Sanford’s Jerry Marshburn and New Hill’s Tim Parker  started the Cashion Fishing Rods “End of Year” Team Tournament Bass Fishing Trail with a victory on Falls Lake on Saturday.


Jul. 16, 2015 @ 05:04 PM

Spieth opens bid with good round, familiar foe in Scotland

Jordan Spieth played like he had a Grand Slam to win. Dustin Johnson played like he had a score to settle.

 

Jul. 16, 2015 @ 10:23 AM

Mexico, Trinidad and Tobago draw in Gold Cup

Two goals in stoppage time led to a 4-4 draw between Mexico and Trinidad and Tobago on Wednesday night in their final group match at the CONCACAF Gold Cup.


Jul. 16, 2015 @ 05:02 AM

Dambaugh is medalist after a stunning 68 on Pinehurst No. 2

Finally, Katelyn Dambaugh proved it could be done.


Jul. 16, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Broadway Allstars win district crown

The Broadway Allstars 13-14 year-old baseball team won three straight games to claim the Tar Heel League district championship last week.