Sep. 19, 2014 @ 10:53 PM

Lee County wins defensive struggle at Overhills

Lee County recovered a fumble on its own 27-yard line with four seconds remaining to preserve a 10-7 win at Overhills, Friday night.

Sep. 19, 2014 @ 10:44 PM

Friday night football

Lee County 10, Overhills 7
Pinecrest 31, Southern Lee 14

Sep. 19, 2014 @ 04:28 PM

Tar Heels travel for instate rivalry vs. Pirates

Shane Carden believes East Carolina's offense will move the ball against anyone. His Pirates have no reason to doubt that against North Carolina heading into Saturday's matchup.

Sep. 19, 2014 @ 04:17 PM

Hurricanes begin Peters' 1st training camp

It didn't take long during Carolina's first practice of training camp for the Hurricanes to figure out what new coach Bill Peters wants.

Sep. 19, 2014 @ 04:09 PM

Falcons romp to 56-14 win over hapless Buccaneers

Devin Hester high-stepped into the NFL record book. Matt Ryan had as many touchdown passes as incompletions. Julio Jones made a spectacular over-the-shoulder catch tumbling into the end zone.

Sep. 19, 2014 @ 03:52 PM

Crusaders rout new conference foe, 7-2

Boys soccer

Grace Christian 7, Cary Christian 2

Sep. 19, 2014 @ 11:55 AM

No. 5 Auburn holds off No. 20 K-State, 20-14

Gus Malzahn squeezed into his postgame news conference, gripping both sides of the podium and exhaling deeply.

Sep. 19, 2014 @ 11:54 AM

Rangers finish sweep vs. falling A's

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Sonny Gray and the Oakland Athletics fell out of the top AL wild-card spot with a 7-2 loss to Texas on Thursday that gave the Rangers a three-game sweep.

Sep. 19, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

4-0 Vikings visit Western Harnett

Union Pines (4-0) at Western Harnett (1-3) - 7:30 p.m.

Last season - Western Harnett 43, Union Pines 35

Sep. 19, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Keselowski wins great playoff opener

One race into the 2014 Sprint Cup title chase and the cream did rise to the top. As predicted by yours truly, the favorites battled for the win while the pretenders were falling by the wayside.

Sep. 18, 2014 @ 08:43 PM

Area scores: Cavaliers roll vs. defending champs

Boys’ soccer

Southern Lee 6, Terry Sanford 0

Sep. 18, 2014 @ 08:38 PM

Cavs meet high-scoring Patriots tonight

Southern Lee’s football team, off to a 3-1 start, has answered a lot of questions in taking only four games to match its win total from last season. Even Cavalier head coach Don Simon is pleasantly surprised.

Sep. 18, 2014 @ 08:35 PM

4-0 Jackets hit the road

A week after setting the mark for the best Lee County start to a football season in more than a generation, head coach Burton Cates wants his Yellow Jackets to loosen up and have fun as his 4-0 Jackets hit the road tonight to face 3-1 Overhills

Sep. 18, 2014 @ 12:56 PM

Area scores: Lee County, Southern Lee score shutout wins

Boys soccer

Lee County 2, Terry Sanford 0

Sep. 18, 2014 @ 12:54 PM

Area scores: Lady Jackets top Southern Lee in four


Lee County d. Southern Lee 25-16, 25-27, 25-20, 25-18

Sep. 18, 2014 @ 12:53 PM

ASK THE GOAT: Additive Limelight Disorder

As a recovering addict, I cannot overstate how important running has been in the process of “walking the line.”

Sep. 17, 2014 @ 07:17 PM

Friday Night Football


Lee County at Overhills - 7:30 p.m.

Southern Lee at Pinecrest - 7:30 p.m.

Sep. 17, 2014 @ 07:13 PM

Panthers remove DE Greg Hardy from active roster

The Panthers finally made a decision on Greg Hardy: the Pro Bowl defensive end will not play anymore games for Carolina until his domestic violence case is resolved.

Sep. 17, 2014 @ 07:12 PM

Pirates aim to extend ACC winning streak vs. UNC

East Carolina quarterback Shane Carden knows the best way for the Pirates to earn national attention — beat the big names that annually appear on their nonconference schedule.

Sep. 17, 2014 @ 07:08 PM

Upgraded facilities help ACC keep up with Joneses

There's a construction boom taking place across the Atlantic Coast Conference.

Sep. 16, 2014 @ 06:10 PM

Grand jury to weigh case of NASCAR's Tony Stewart

The decision whether to charge three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart in the August death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York will be up to a grand jury.

Sep. 16, 2014 @ 06:07 PM

No. 22 Clemson hopes to upset No. 1 Florida State

Clemson coach Dabo Swinney has seen too many underdog success stories to worry about what others think of his team's chances at top-ranked Florida State this week.

Sep. 16, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

On Campus: Johnson receives Team USA invite

Tristan Johnson (LCHS) has accepted an invitation to play football for the USA Eagles, an amateur football club team comprised of college, arena league and semi-pro football players. The Eagles travel around the world to play American football against international teams in an effort to educate and develop the sport of American football worldwide.

Sep. 15, 2014 @ 03:52 PM

Tar Heels hope to improve tackling against Pirates

It's hard for North Carolina coach Larry Fedora to know exactly what kind of defense he has.

Sep. 15, 2014 @ 12:45 AM

Keselowski wins opening round of NASCAR's Chase

Brad Keselowski saw one shot in front of him to steal the win in the opening race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.