Sports

Apr. 05, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

IN THE DRAFT: Is NASCAR ready for a crowded Chase?

Don't you hate it when your best laid plans go awry?


Apr. 04, 2014 @ 09:35 PM

Cavs go for 14 in an inning, roll to 18-1 win

Southern Lee cruised to its sixth straight win on the baseball diamond Friday night. Unlike an 11-10 Southern Lee victory over Douglas Byrd in early March, the Cavs (11-3, 6-1)


Apr. 04, 2014 @ 05:25 PM

Wake Forest hires Danny Manning from Tulsa

Danny Manning grew up watching Wake Forest play games at the Greensboro Coliseum, memories that linger in his mind all these years later.


Apr. 04, 2014 @ 05:20 PM

Southern Lee holds off Raiders for 3-2 win

Baseball
Southern Lee 3, Richmond 2


Apr. 04, 2014 @ 01:21 PM

St. Louis outlasts Reds to win series

CINCINNATI (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals overcame another long delay and Todd Frazier's two homers on Thursday, holding on to beat the Cincinnati Reds 7-6 and take two of three in their season-opening series.


Apr. 04, 2014 @ 01:20 PM

Yankees salvage one win in Houston

HOUSTON (AP) — Rookie Yangervis Solarte had three hits in his first major league start and Derek Jeter drove in a run to give the New York Yankees their first win this season, 4-2 over the Houston Astros on Thursday night.


Apr. 04, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

UNC's McAdoo to enter NBA draft as a junior

North Carolina junior James Michael McAdoo felt he had put off going to the NBA long enough.


Apr. 03, 2014 @ 09:56 PM

Liles leads Hurricanes past Stars 4-1

John-Michael Liles had a goal and two assists to lead the Carolina Hurricanes past the Dallas Stars 4-1 on Thursday night.


Apr. 03, 2014 @ 08:40 PM

Crusader nine beats Knights 8-4

Grace Christian made it three straight wins on the baseball diamond Thursday afternoon, notching runs in five of six frames in an 8-4 win versus Hickory Christian (6-2).


Apr. 03, 2014 @ 02:55 PM

Area scores: Lady Jackets cruise to 9-0 win over Douglas Byrd

Girls soccer

Lee County 9, Douglas Byrd 0


Apr. 03, 2014 @ 12:24 PM

Harang pitches Braves to 1-0 win

BRAVES 1, BREWERS 0

Atlanta pitcher Aaron Harang and the Brewers' Matt Garza had no-hit bids until Chris Johnson homered with two outs in the seventh inning, sending the Braves to a victory.


Apr. 03, 2014 @ 12:23 PM

Red Sox bounce back vs. O's

BALTIMORE (AP) — Mike Napoli homered and drove in four runs, John Lackey allowed three hits in six innings and the Boston Red Sox spoiled the Baltimore debut of Ubaldo Jimenez by beating the Orioles 6-2 Wednesday night.


Apr. 03, 2014 @ 12:19 PM

Jefferson leads Bobcats past 76ers, 123-93

Al Jefferson tried to explain how hitting his jumper forces defenses to change their approach.


Apr. 03, 2014 @ 12:19 PM

Green makes U.S. debut in 2-2 draw with Mexico

U.S. versus Mexico lived up to its billing with the rivals battling to a 2-2 draw Wednesday night, and provided a possible glimpse into the future with 18-year-old Julian Green making his first national team appearance for the Americans.


Apr. 03, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

ASK THE GOAT: The Race Across the USA

Sanford. I am pleased to announce that last week I was honored with acceptance onto the Core Team of athletes participating in the inaugural Race Across the USA (RAUSA), a 3,000-mile journey from California to Maryland.


Apr. 02, 2014 @ 09:44 PM

Lady Cavs handle Bears for 4-2 victory

Sisters Laurynn and Kasslynn Ansted combined for three Southern Lee goals in the first half and the Lady Cavaliers, in spite of falling behind twice in the early minutes against Gray's Creek (7-4, 4-3), earned a key victory in the Cape Fear Valley standings with a 4-2 result at home Wednesday night.


Apr. 02, 2014 @ 03:36 PM

Lady Chargers top Cardinal Gibbons, go to 8-0

Softball
Northwood 10, Cardinal Gibbons 6


Apr. 02, 2014 @ 12:26 PM

Puig's blast carries Dodgers

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Yasiel Puig hit a 410-foot drive for a two-run homer and Zack Greinke won his season debut, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 3-2 victory against the San Diego Padres on Tuesday.


Apr. 02, 2014 @ 12:24 PM

Astros hit Sabathia, Jeter, beat Yankees 6-2

HOUSTON (AP) — Jesus Guzman and L.J. Hoes homered off CC Sabathia to help the Houston Astros roll to a 6-2 win Tuesday night in the first game of Derek Jeter's farewell tour with the New York Yankees.


Apr. 02, 2014 @ 12:19 PM

Hurricanes dominate Penguins 4-1

The Pittsburgh Penguins are heading to the playoffs for an eighth straight year.


Apr. 02, 2014 @ 12:16 PM

Behind Ogwumike, Stanford returns to Final Four

Well after the final buzzer, Chiney Ogwumike darted across the court one last time to find big sister Nneka in the stands for a long celebratory embrace.


Apr. 02, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

Four Chatham martial artists earn junior black belts

Four martial artists, including two brothers, earned their junior black belts when South Eastern Karate Association held its quarterly promotion exam in March.


Apr. 02, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Woods has back surgery, will miss the Masters

Tiger Woods chose surgery to heal his ailing back over a quest for another green jacket, announcing Tuesday that he will miss the Masters for the first time in his career.


Apr. 02, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

Marquette hires Duke's 'Wojo' as next hoop coach

Marquette found its replacement for Buzz Williams in Mike Krzyzewski's coaching tree.


Apr. 02, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

Stoneybrook races mean spring in the Sandhills

With the thunder of hooves from the country’s fastest race horses mere feet from an estimated 10,000 spectators, the 63rd running of the annual Stoneybrook Steeplechase will be held Saturday at the Carolina Horse Park in Raeford.