Sports

Oct. 20, 2014 @ 12:08 PM

Peyton Manning sets new NFL TD pass record

DENVER (AP) — Peyton Manning's receivers played keep-away with his milestone memento and the NFL's new leader in career touchdown passes toyed with the San Francisco 49ers in the Denver Broncos' emphatic 42-17 victory Sunday night.


Oct. 20, 2014 @ 12:06 PM

Eagle putt gives Martin his 1st PGA Tour win

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Ben Martin made a 45-foot eagle putt on the 16th hole that sent him to his first PGA Tour victory Sunday in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.


Oct. 20, 2014 @ 12:03 PM

Keselowski keeps title hopes alive at Talladega

Brad Keselowski refused to be knocked down — not by Matt Kenseth, who jumped him from behind after a disastrous race at Charlotte, and not by garage-wide condemnation over his post-race meltdown.


Oct. 19, 2014 @ 08:47 AM

North Carolina edges Georgia Tech 48-43

North Carolina's season looked sunk after a four-game losing streak marred by penalties, bad defense and inconsistent offense.


Oct. 19, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

Fighting Scots give Pinecrest first loss, 29-22

Scotland 29, Pinecrest 22


Oct. 19, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

Lady Eagles run second at conference championship meet

Cross country

Two Rivers Conference Championships


Oct. 19, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

Vickers wins pole in strange Talladega qualifying

NASCAR's new qualifying format put Brian Vickers on the pole at Talladega Superspeedway but left many drivers angry and confused, and three full-time teams failed to make Sunday's race.


Oct. 18, 2014 @ 07:46 PM

Louisville survives North Carolina State 30-18

Michael Dyer rushed for 173 yards, including a game-sealing 46-yard touchdown run with 44 seconds remaining, and Louisville held off North Carolina State 30-18 on Saturday.


Oct. 18, 2014 @ 07:43 PM

Campbell rallies for 28-27 PFL win over Davidson

David Salmon directed two late touchdown drives and Aaron Nichols’ interception set up the go-ahead score to lead Campbell to a 28-27 Pioneer Football League win over Davidson Saturday at Barker-Lane Stadium.


Oct. 18, 2014 @ 07:03 PM

Appalachian State overwhelms Troy 53-14

Appalachian St. 53, Troy 14


Oct. 18, 2014 @ 09:55 PM

Top 25 college football: West Virginia upsets No. 4 Baylor

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Clint Trickett threw three touchdown passes and West Virginia surprised sloppy No. 4 Baylor 41-27 on Saturday.


Oct. 18, 2014 @ 04:39 PM

Duke beats Virginia 20-13 on Sirk's jump-pass TD

Backup quarterback Thomas Sirk threw a 3-yard touchdown pass to David Reeves with 7:23 left and Duke beat Virginia 20-13 on Saturday.


Oct. 18, 2014 @ 07:15 PM

Volleyball: State tournament results

Union Pines d. Swansboro 25-14, 25-13, 25-17


Oct. 18, 2014 @ 03:34 PM

Defense leads Syracuse over Wake Forest 30-7

Syracuse turned to its defense to snap a four-game losing streak.


Oct. 18, 2014 @ 01:51 PM

No. 1 Lady Jackets start "new season" right

Top-seeded squads entering a state tournament, no matter the sport, usually don't have the task of bouncing back from their first loss of the season. That's what Lee County's volleyball team was tasked with Saturday morning.


Oct. 18, 2014 @ 10:28 AM

Putnam, Knox share PGA Tour lead in Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Andrew Putnam birdied two of the last three holes Friday for a 6-under 65 and a share of the second-round lead with Russell Knox in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.


Oct. 18, 2014 @ 10:21 AM

Hinton powers undefeated Spartans past Chargers, 33-25

Southern Durham senior quarterback Kendall Hinton accounted for three touchdowns in helping the Spartans (8-0, 4-0) win a crucial 3A Big Eight matchup, 33-25 at Northwood (6-2, 2-2) Friday night.


Oct. 18, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

Camels take on rival Davidson for homecoming

Campbell puts its unbeaten Pioneer Football League record on the line today, hosting Davidson for homecoming. Kickoff between the Camels (3-3, 3-0 PFL) and the Wildcats (1-6, 0-3 PFL) is slated for 4 p.m. at Barker-Lane Stadium.


Oct. 18, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Duke, Virginia square off in key ACC matchup

It's a sign of how far Duke's program has come that reaching bowl eligibility has become almost an afterthought.


Oct. 18, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

Louisville seeks to limit miscues vs. NC State

Louisville knows there's no room for errors when it faces North Carolina State.


Oct. 18, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

Syracuse, Wake meet looking for 1st ACC win

If there's any realistic chance for Wake Forest to turn its rough season around, the Demon Deacons have to beat Syracuse.


Oct. 18, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

Tar Heels try to stop skid against Yellow Jackets

North Carolina's defense has struggled to get off the field all season. Now the Tar Heels are facing an offense — and a Georgia Tech team — that has befuddled them for years.


Oct. 17, 2014 @ 11:15 PM

Cavaliers celebrate homecoming with 31-0 win

Southern Lee's football team had two weeks to get ready for homecoming guest Union Pines heading into Friday night. The Cavalier defense made it look like plenty of its previous contests so far this season.


Oct. 17, 2014 @ 11:16 PM

Friday night scoreboard

Southern Lee 31, Union Pines 0


Oct. 17, 2014 @ 04:17 PM

Area scores: Lady Vikings advance to second round of states

Girls tennis
Union Pines 7, C.B. Aycock 0