Sports

Aug. 21, 2014 @ 08:55 PM

Richmond hands Lady Cavs first loss

Richmond's volleyball team spoiled a perfect start to Southern Lee's first week with Alyson Cochran as its new head coach Thursday evening on Cavalier Court.


Aug. 21, 2014 @ 04:25 PM

Terry Sanford wins early tennis test vs. Lady Vikings

Girls tennis
Terry Sanford 5, Union Pines 4


Aug. 21, 2014 @ 11:47 AM

Isner cruises in 3rd-round match

American John Isner made short work of his third-round match Wednesday in the Winston-Salem Open, beating Kazakhstan's Mikhail Kukushkin 6-1, 7-6 (7-3).


Aug. 21, 2014 @ 11:45 AM

Rangers win pitcher's Miami homecoming

MIAMI (AP) — Nick Martinez allowed two runs in six innings in his homecoming, Alex Rios drove in two runs, and the Texas Rangers roughed up Miami starter Nathan Eovaldi on the way to a 5-4 win over the Marlins on Wednesday.


Aug. 21, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

ASK THE GOAT: Recovery: Not a myth, part 1

Recovery is a term (usually in conjunction with “taper”) which most runners loathe.


Aug. 21, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

Panthers look to make history, repeat in NFC South

Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers will need to rewrite history if they hope to repeat as NFC South champions this season.


Aug. 20, 2014 @ 09:28 PM

North Moore goes to 2-0 start with in-county win

It'll be a long trip for North Moore's soccer squad to get back to the 1A state championship match, where the Mustangs' season ended in a heartbreaking runner-up finish last November.


Aug. 20, 2014 @ 02:52 PM

Area scores: Lady Cavaliers sweep past Northwood

Volleyball

Southern Lee d. Northwood 25-20, 26-24, 27-25


Aug. 20, 2014 @ 11:58 AM

Astros outslug Yankees in the 9th

NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Carter snapped a ninth-inning tie with a colossal three-run homer, extending his second-half power surge and sending the Houston Astros to a 7-4 victory over the New York Yankees on Tuesday night.


Aug. 20, 2014 @ 11:56 AM

Isner wins in straight sets at Winston-Salem Open

John Isner admits that he usually has a rough time in his first tournament match.


Aug. 20, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

Lady Jackets on board with new coach's plans

High school basketball season is about three months away but Lee County and the new Lady Yellow Jacket head coach, former U.S. Army sergeant and Cape Fear High School head coach Gabriel Reynolds, are already at work.


Aug. 20, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Lynn shoots low on eGolf Tour

Lillington's Chip Lynn shot three rounds in the 60s and finished 14 under par to come in tied for sixth at the Sapona Ridge Classic on the eGolf Professional Tour last Wednesday-Saturday.


Aug. 19, 2014 @ 10:47 PM

Fuquay nine hangs on vs. Cavalier nine

Southern Lee and Fuquay-Varina played the last 45 minutes of their soccer match nine aside and the visiting Bengals, with Collin Morrison's successful penalty kick in the 29th minute holding up as the difference, topped the Cavaliers (0-1, 0-0) in their season opening match 2-1 Tuesday night at Cavalier Stadium.


Aug. 19, 2014 @ 10:09 PM

Crusaders strike from all over in home opener

Grace Christian's soccer team already got its new head coach, Rick Frampton, off to an excellent start by winning three straight matches to claim the Greenfield Cup last weekend in Wilson.


Aug. 19, 2014 @ 03:53 PM

Area scores: Lady Cavaliers serve winning start

Volleyball
Southern Lee d. Chatham Central 25-20, 25-16, 20-25, 25-17


Aug. 19, 2014 @ 11:36 AM

Nats win in 11 to keep streak going

WASHINGTON (AP) — Adam LaRoche hit a game-winning solo home run with two outs in the 11th inning to help the Washington Nationals beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-4 Monday night for their seventh straight win.


Aug. 19, 2014 @ 11:33 AM

Querrey beats Riba in 1st round of Winston-Salem

Sam Querrey didn't play his best tennis Monday — except when it counted.


Aug. 19, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

On Campus

Dequan Swann (LCHS) and North Carolina A&T will have three games nationally televised this season on ESPN starting with their season opener against Alabama A&M in the MEAC/SWAC Challenge on Sunday, Aug. 31, at Disney’s Bright House Networks Stadium in Orlando, Fla. ESPN will carry live coverage of the game.


Aug. 18, 2014 @ 06:51 PM

Column: Grief gives no timetable on Stewart return

There are hundreds of guidebooks on how to handle grief, how to navigate the emotional suffering that follows a significant loss.


Aug. 18, 2014 @ 06:46 PM

Rivera: Panthers could be 'dynamic' with Stewart

Panthers running back Jonathan Stewart reminded teammates, fans and upcoming opponents just how dangerous he is with the ball in his hands, rushing for two touchdowns in Carolina's 28-16 preseason win over the Kansas City Chiefs.


Aug. 18, 2014 @ 09:59 AM

Crusaders go 3-0, win Greenfield Cup

Grace Christian ended the last prep boys soccer season with a title. The Crusaders opened this new season with another one.


Aug. 18, 2014 @ 02:42 AM

Newton, Stewart lead Panthers past Chiefs, 28-16

If Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera has his way, Cam Newton won't be running as many read-option plays as he has in the past.


Aug. 17, 2014 @ 06:54 PM

Villegas claims 1-stroke win at Wyndham

Camilo Villegas won the Wyndham Championship by a stroke Sunday for his first PGA Tour victory since 2010.


Aug. 17, 2014 @ 07:04 PM

Gordon races to first win at Michigan since 2001

It had been 13 years since Jeff Gordon's last victory at Michigan — which came during the same season as his most recent championship on NASCAR's top series. One of those droughts is finally over. Can the 43-year-old driver end the other as well?


Aug. 17, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

Panthers QB Newton ready for return to field

Cam Newton will see his first game action since undergoing ankle surgery in March when the Carolina Panthers host the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday night.