Triton rallied from a 6-0 hole, taking the lead in a sudden two-inning span, and advanced through the first round the NCHSAA 3A State baseball tournament with a 7-6 victory over Southern Lee Friday night.
Matt Kenseth was in Canada when J.D. Gibbs sent him the results of their appeal to NASCAR to reduce sweeping penalties against Joe Gibbs Racing.
Denny Hamlin has no doubt he'll stay in the car for the entire Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway.
Lee Christian closed out its baseball season with a 3-2 victory over visiting O'Neal on Thursday afternoon.
Led by Zane Lewis carding a 75 and finishing third individually, Southern Lee's boys' golf team earned its way to the NCHSAA 3A State Tournament on Thursday by taking third place at the 3A Mideast Regional Tournament at Deep Springs Country Club.
Home runs by junior second baseman Shaela Churchill and Big South Freshman of the Year catcher Courtney Klingler aided Campbell to a 4-3 victory over Gardner-Webb on Thursday evening at the Big South Championship at Winthrop's Terry Field.
Marian Hossa scored twice to back a strong effort by goalie Corey Crawford, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Minnesota Wild 5-1 Thursday night to win their first-round playoff series 4-1.
Rookie center fielder Juan Lagares robbed Andrew McCutchen of a go-ahead hit in the top of the ninth inning, then pinch-hitter Mike Baxter's single in the bottom half sent the New York Mets over the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 Thursday night.
Jason Kipnis, Nick Swisher and Mark Reynolds hit indisputable home runs and Scott Kazmir struck out 10 in six innings, leading the Cleveland Indians to a 9-2 win over Oakland on Thursday and a four-game sweep of the Athletics.
Colin Moran has grown from the top freshman in the country to one of the nation's most dangerous hitters and a top draft prospect for No. 1 North Carolina.
NCHSAA State Tournament first round
It appears the penalty for accidentally elbowing an opponent above the shoulders in college basketball won't be as costly next season.
North Carolina and South Carolina will meet to open the 2015 season in Charlotte's Bank of America Stadium.
Williams 4, Southern Lee 1
Williams (17-2), the No. 2 seed from the 3A Mid-State Conference, topped visiting Southern Lee (9-8-1) in the first round of the NCHSAA 3A State Tournament Wednesday night in Burlington in a match called at halftime due to thunderstorms.
Ray Allen scored 21 points in only 19 minutes, LeBron James finished with 19 points and nine assists, and the Miami Heat led by as many as 46 on the way to a 115-78 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday night that tied their Eastern Conference series at a game apiece.
David Krejci scored his third goal of the night at 13:06 of overtime Wednesday, giving the Boston Bruins a 4-3 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs and a 3-1 lead in their playoff series.
Andres Torres lined a game-ending single to right field with two outs in the 10th inning, lifting the San Francisco Giants to a 4-3 victory against the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday to avoid a sweep.
An apparent game-tying homer by Oakland's Adam Rosales was ruled a double by umpires in the ninth inning, and the Cleveland Indians held on to beat the Athletics 4-3 on Wednesday night.
It might not be an official designation, such as National Signing Day each February, but Cavalier Signing Period continued on Wednesday in Southern Lee's library with the Cavs celebrating seniors five and six signing college athletic offers within the last two weeks.
Goat: “I was looking for a 24-hour race for later in the year and saw an event series called Silverton, in Colorado? It did have the 24-hour race I was seeking, but also had a six-day run and a 1,000 miles in 1,000 hours event. Have you ever heard of anything like this?” Perplexed Rex
With three goals in a 15-minute span, Union Pines advanced through the first round of the NCHSAA 3A State Tournament, defeating visiting Ledford 3-1 Wednesday night.
A Utah teen accused of punching a soccer referee who later died was charged Wednesday with homicide by assault, a count issued when an attack unintentionally causes death.
Beating Southern Lee on the diamond for the second time in less than a week, Gray's Creek secured the Cape Fear Valley's No. 1 seed for the NCHSAA 3A State Tournament with a 3-1 win over the Cavaliers on Tuesday night at Western Harnett.
Chatham Central 1, North Moore 0
Chatham Central (22-0) completed a perfect Yadkin Valley Conference season with the conference tournament crown to go with the season crown Tuesday night in Bear Creek.
Matt Harvey pitched one-hit ball for nine innings in a nearly perfect performance and the New York Mets permitted just one baserunner all game in beating the Chicago White Sox 1-0 in the 10th inning on Tuesday night.