Sports

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.


Oct. 15, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

Halloween Run combines fitness with family fun

The second annual Carolina Lakes Halloween Run, for runners young and old, in normal or abnormal costumes, will be held Oct. 25 in the Carolina Lakes community.


Oct. 14, 2014 @ 10:28 PM

Giants beat Cardinals in 10th on Choate wild throw

A wild pitch, a wide throw and an 18-inning marathon.

These playoff-tested Giants keep finding wacky ways to win in another special October.


Oct. 14, 2014 @ 10:13 PM

Terry Sanford, Gray’s Creek reach final

No. 3-seeded Terry Sanford and No. 4-seeded Gray's Creek will meet for the Cape Fear Valley Conference volleyball tournament title this evening


Oct. 14, 2014 @ 10:11 PM

Gray’s Creek ends Lady Jacket run at 21

Gray's Creek handed Lee County (21-1) its first loss of the volleyball season in the semifinals of the Cape Fear Valley Conference Tournament on the Lady Jacket home floor Tuesday night.


Oct. 14, 2014 @ 03:49 PM

Area scores: Cavaliers win OT to keep perfect league run going

Boys soccer

Southern Lee 3, Terry Sanford 2 - OT


Oct. 14, 2014 @ 11:10 AM

49ers throttle Rams 31-17 for 3rd straight win

The 49ers had Austin Davis on the run. San Francisco counterpart Colin Kaepernick had all day.


Oct. 14, 2014 @ 11:06 AM

Last-second goal gives Colorado 2-1 win over Bruins

BOSTON (AP) — Daniel Briere scored his 300th career goal off a rebound with less than a second left in the third period to lift the Colorado Avalanche to a 2-1 win over the Boston Bruins on Monday.


Oct. 14, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

On Campus: Campbell remains undefeated in PFL

After a rocky non-conference start, Campbell (3-3, 3-0) has hit its stride as the Fighting Camels remained undefeated in the Pioneer Football League, picking up their third straight victory downing Butler 28-9 Saturday in Buies Creek.


Oct. 13, 2014 @ 08:35 PM

Honors shared three ways in CFVC golf finale

Terry Sanford, Union Pines and Lee County shared the spoils on the last day of the Cape Fear Valley Conference girls golf season.


Oct. 13, 2014 @ 12:33 PM

Area scores: Chargers roll to 46-0 conference win

Football

Northwood 46, J.F. Webb 0


Oct. 13, 2014 @ 08:38 AM

Wong homers in 9th, Cards edge Giants to tie NLCS

Kolten Wong ended Game 2 of the NL Championship Series with a big swing for the St. Louis Cardinals.


Oct. 13, 2014 @ 08:35 AM

Bae Sang-moon wins opening 2014-15 Tour event

NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Bae Sang-moon built a big lead and was steady enough on the back nine at Silverado to win the Frys.com Open on Sunday in the first event of the new PGA Tour season.


Oct. 13, 2014 @ 08:31 AM

Cowboys win in Seattle, go to 5-1

SEATTLE (AP) — DeMarco Murray scored on a 15-yard run with 3:16 left and the Dallas Cowboys stunned the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks 30-23 on Sunday.