Oct. 25, 2014 @ 11:28 AM

Finnegan passes test, Royals stop Giants in Game 3

Summoned in a tough spot, Royals rookie Brandon Finnegan trotted in from the bullpen, threw his warmup pitches and then did something curious.

Oct. 25, 2014 @ 11:24 AM

Oilers drop Carolina to 0-5-2 start

Jordan Eberle had two goals and an assist in Edmonton's third consecutive victory.

Oct. 25, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

CCCC men’s basketball looks for successful season

“Very, very athletic.”

That’s how Central Carolina Community College men’s basketball coach Doug Connor describes the 2014-2015 team.

Oct. 25, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

Fighting Camels take 4-0 PFL record to Marist

Campbell's football squad heads to Poughkeepsie, N.Y. putting its 4-0 Pioneer Football League record on the line at Marist today. Kickoff is scheduled for 12 p.m. at Tenney Stadium.

Oct. 25, 2014 @ 12:44 AM

Cavaliers show aerial attack to beat Westover, 39-13

Southern Lee sophomore Ishios Times threw a career-high five touchdown passes, three going to senior wide out Donte Jennings, and the Cavaliers (6-3, 3-1) routed Westover 39-13 Friday night on the road.

Oct. 24, 2014 @ 11:57 PM

Terry Sanford holds off Yellow Jackets, 14-12

First place in the Cape Fear Valley Conference came down to a two-point play with 0:38 left Friday night and visiting Terry Sanford stopped Lee County with Edison Jones breaking up a Yellow Jacket pass into the end zone.

Oct. 24, 2014 @ 10:54 PM

Friday night scoreboard

Terry Sanford 14, Lee County 12
Southern Lee 39, Westover 13

Oct. 24, 2014 @ 04:27 PM

Lady Jacket golf team to play at states

Lee County junior Siranon Shoomee will be trying to defend her state golf championship Monday and Tuesday in the NCHSAA 3A State Championship being played at Longleaf Golf and Country Club. She'll have more to play for this time around thanks to her Yellow Jacket teammates.

Oct. 24, 2014 @ 04:18 PM

Patriots win SEC soccer tournament

Pinecrest 1, Richmond 0 - OT

Oct. 24, 2014 @ 01:19 PM

Carden helps No. 18 ECU beat UConn, 31-21

Coach Ruffin McNeill doesn't care about impressing the committee that will decide if No. 18 East Carolina deserves a major bowl berth.

Oct. 24, 2014 @ 01:17 PM

Compton among early leaders at Sea Island

Erik Compton is happy with where he is in golf, and he's not referring to his 5-under 65 on Thursday for a share of the lead in the McGladrey Classic.

Oct. 24, 2014 @ 01:15 PM

Manning, Sanders lead Broncos past Chargers, 35-21

With this much speed and acceleration, it's no surprise Emmanuel Sanders is so adept at catching up.

Oct. 24, 2014 @ 05:03 AM

Bulldogs, Jackets clash with league lead at stake

The last two undefeated football squads in Cape Fear Valley Conference play clash tonight at Lee County High School with the Yellow Jackets (8-0, 3-0) hosting Terry Sanford (5-3, 3-0) for a 7:30 p.m. kickoff.

Oct. 24, 2014 @ 05:02 AM

Cavs take playoff push on the road tonight

Southern Lee head football coach Don Simon made no bones about last week's home date against Union Pines being key to the Cavaliers' (5-3, 2-1) postseason goals.

Oct. 24, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

Vikings host Douglas Byrd in CFVC play tonight

Douglas Byrd (1-7, 1-2) at Union Pines (5-4, 1-3) - 7:30 p.m.

Last season - Douglas Byrd 49, Union Pines 0

Oct. 24, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

IN THE DRAFT: Chase sporting dramatic finish, even without a few stars

Cue the theme music! It's time for another episode of our favorite NASCAR-themed soap opera, "As the World Turns for the Young and Restless or the Bold and Beautiful we Must Account for the Days of our Lives."

Oct. 23, 2014 @ 08:49 PM

Lady Jackets take care of familiar foe

Revenge could've been a motivating factor for Lee County's volleyball team as the Lady Jackets hosted Gray's Creek in the third round, the round of 16, of the NCHSAA 3A State Tournament.

Oct. 23, 2014 @ 05:20 PM

Area scores: Chargers take Big Eight finale in OT

Boys soccer
Northwood 2, Southern Durham 1 - OT

Oct. 23, 2014 @ 11:35 AM

Massive cheating scandal at UNC involved athletes

Bogus classes and automatic A's and B's are at the heart of a cheating scandal at the University of North Carolina that lasted nearly two decades, encompassing about 3,100 students — nearly half of them athletes.

Oct. 23, 2014 @ 11:33 AM

Royals clobber Giants 7-2 to even World Series

Salvador Perez shouted at Hunter Strickland, who shouted right back. The Kansas City Royals streamed from their dugout, the San Francisco Giants from their own. And for a tense moment in the sixth inning Wednesday night, Kauffman Stadium was consumed by chaos.

Oct. 23, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

ASK THE GOAT: Running self-defense: Defend

Last week we talked about using our equipment to deter an attack. This week, I want to address what happens when the attack is eminent, and defense becomes your only recourse.

Oct. 23, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

No. 18 East Carolina ready for visit from Connecticut

East Carolina hasn't been on a roll like this in quite a while. For these 18th-ranked Pirates, there's really no time to savor it — not with so much more left to pursue.

Oct. 22, 2014 @ 09:16 PM

Yellow Jackets stun Southern Lee for CFVC tournament title

Lee County was 0-4 against the two soccer squads ahead of it, Gray's Creek and Southern Lee, in the Cape Fear Valley Conference regular season.

Oct. 22, 2014 @ 03:33 PM

Area scores: Cavs, Jackets advance through CFVC soccer semis

Boys soccer
Southern Lee 5, Union Pines 0

Oct. 22, 2014 @ 11:49 AM

Bumgarner, Giants stop Royals 7-1 in Series opener

By the time Madison Bumgarner took the mound to throw his first pitch, the San Francisco Giants already held a three-run lead.