Sports

Apr. 20, 2015 @ 10:34 AM

MLB: Mets run win streak to eight

NEW YORK (AP) — Matt Harvey won his third straight start to begin his comeback season and the banged-up New York Mets, despite losing two important players to injuries, held off the Miami Marlins 7-6 Sunday for their eighth consecutive victory.


Apr. 20, 2015 @ 10:32 AM

Furyk tops Kisner in playoff to win RBC Heritage

Jim Furyk had gone 100 starts without winning, a stretch that gnawed at his psyche and challenged his confidence.


Apr. 20, 2015 @ 10:30 AM

NHL: Islanders win 15 seconds into OT, take 2-1 lead

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — New York captain John Tavares scored 15 seconds into overtime to give the Islanders a 2-1 victory over the Washington Capitals


Apr. 20, 2015 @ 10:28 AM

NBA: Irving leads Cleveland to 1-0 lead vs. Celtics

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kyrie Irving scored 30 points in his playoff debut, LeBron James added 20 in his first postseason game with Cleveland in five years and the Cavaliers


Apr. 19, 2015 @ 05:02 AM

Western Harnett to host state boxing championship

A key step toward boxing for an Olympic gold medal for the United States could go through Western Harnett High School this coming Saturday night.


Apr. 19, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Area scores: Cavaliers, Vikings get CFVC baseball wins

Baseball
Southern Lee 9, Douglas Byrd 3


Apr. 18, 2015 @ 02:25 PM

Falcons swing away on Senior Day

Lee Christian's baseball squad will have to figure out what to do with the top of its batting order come next spring, but for Friday afternoon, seniors Brent Godfrey and Jack Burrus


Apr. 18, 2015 @ 11:18 AM

Kenseth wins pole at Bristol

Matt Kenseth will try for his first win since 2013 when he starts from the pole at Bristol Motor Speedway.


Apr. 18, 2015 @ 11:15 AM

NHL playoffs: Capitals come back to level series with Islanders

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nicklas Backstrom had a goal and two assists, and Alex Ovechkin scored once, leading the Washington Capitals and fill-in goalie Philipp Grubauer past the New York Islanders 4-3


Apr. 18, 2015 @ 11:14 AM

Merritt's 61 trumps Masters champion Spieth's 62

Little-known Troy Merritt one-upped the Masters champion Jordan Spieth at the RBC Heritage.


Apr. 18, 2015 @ 11:08 AM

MLB: Rodriguez homers twice in Yankee win

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Alex Rodriguez inched closer to Willie Mays with two more home runs, and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-4 on Friday night.


Apr. 18, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

New hip, first ace for Sanford golfer

In 43 years of golf, Gary Lent made his first-ever hole in one Monday on No. 13 at Quail Ridge Golf Course.


Apr. 17, 2015 @ 02:32 PM

Area scores: Gray's Creek stays atop CFVC softball race

Softball
Gray's Creek 10, Southern Lee 0


Apr. 17, 2015 @ 01:34 PM

Cavs stop Gray's Creek in second contest

On Monday at Cavalier Stadium, visiting Gray's Creek racked up 11 runs on 18 hits for a conference win over Southern Lee.


Apr. 17, 2015 @ 11:10 AM

MLB: Arizona beats Giants 7-6 in 12

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Aaron Hill hit a two-run double with two outs in the 12th inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks held on to beat the San Francisco Giants 7-6 on Thursday night.


Apr. 17, 2015 @ 11:06 AM

NHL playoffs: Rangers take 1-0 lead vs. Penguins

NEW YORK (AP) — Derick Brassard and Ryan McDonagh scored in the first period and Henrik Lundqvist made the goals stand up as the New York Rangers won the opener of their playoff series with the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1 Thursday night.


Apr. 17, 2015 @ 11:03 AM

Spieth struggles in 1st round after Masters win

It's been quite some time since Jordan Spieth had to explain a performance this poor.


Apr. 16, 2015 @ 03:10 PM

Area scores: Trojans top East Wake in GNRC baseball

Baseball
Harnett Central 11, East Wake 3


Apr. 16, 2015 @ 01:37 PM

Morris scores in his first U.S. start in 2-0 win over Mexico

Jordan Morris made a loud statement in his first start for the U.S. national team against his country's biggest and most bitter rival.


Apr. 16, 2015 @ 01:33 PM

Lady Vikings brave rain and Lee County

Perhaps Lee County hoped hosting its soccer match versus undefeated Union Pines through Wednesday evening's chilling, constant rain would slow the Lady Vikings or take them out of their game.


Apr. 16, 2015 @ 11:24 AM

NHL playoffs: Islanders take 1-0 lead at Washington

WASHINGTON (AP) — Brock Nelson scored twice, Josh Bailey and Ryan Strome added goals, Jaroslav Halak made 24 saves, and the New York Islanders beat the Washington Capitals 4-1 in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference playoff series Wednesday night.


Apr. 16, 2015 @ 10:45 AM

MLB: L.A. Angels roll to 10-2 win at Texas

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Mike Trout had three hits, scored twice and drove in a run to back another win in Texas for Hector Santiago as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Rangers 10-2 in a series finale Wednesday.


Apr. 16, 2015 @ 05:03 AM

Cheer Extreme Sanford wins two national titles

Cheer Extreme Sanford's youngest and newest team, Courage - Youth Level 1, and Cheer Extreme Sanford's first Level 5 team - Cru5h - Senior Restricted 5


Apr. 16, 2015 @ 05:02 AM

Local drivers start with wins at Wake

Two Sanford racers, Blaise Brinkley in the Bandolero division and Justin Fussell in the Stock 4 Cylinder/Mini Stocks division, motored to season-opening wins on opening night at Wake County Speedway on April 3.


Apr. 15, 2015 @ 03:34 PM

Area scores: Lady Vikings trounce Terry Sanford 15-0

Softball

Union Pines 15, Terry Sanford 0