Sports

Oct. 11, 2014 @ 09:03 PM

Top 25 college football

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Dak Prescott ran for two touchdowns and threw for another, leading No. 3 Mississippi State to a 38-23 victory over No. 2 Auburn on Saturday.


Oct. 11, 2014 @ 08:14 PM

Notre Dame pulls out 50-43 win vs. North Carolina

Everett Golson threw three touchdown passes to overcome his three turnovers that led to North Carolina scores and No. 6 Notre Dame remained unbeaten with a 50-43 victory Saturday.


Oct. 11, 2014 @ 08:12 PM

Area college football

The Citadel 63, Charlotte 56, 2OT


Oct. 11, 2014 @ 07:58 PM

Murphy leads BC past NC State, 30-14

Tyler Murphy rushed for 132 yards and two touchdowns and Boston College beat North Carolina State 30-14 on Saturday for the Wolfpack's 11th straight Atlantic Coast Conference loss.


Oct. 11, 2014 @ 06:07 PM

Area scores: UP's Jackson wins CFVC singles championship

Girls tennis
Cape Fear Valley Conference Tournament


Oct. 11, 2014 @ 05:42 PM

Boone, Snead lead Duke past No. 22 Ga Tech 31-25

Anthony Boone threw for 123 yards and a touchdown, Josh Sneed rushed for 102 yards and a score, and Duke snapped a 10-year losing streak against Georgia Tech by beating the No. 22 Yellow Jackets 31-25 Saturday.


Oct. 11, 2014 @ 04:08 PM

Top 25 college football

No. 11 Oklahoma 31, Texas 26


Oct. 11, 2014 @ 08:00 PM

ACC football recaps

No. 1 Florida State 38, Syracuse 20


Oct. 11, 2014 @ 03:58 PM

Wolf leads Campbell past Butler 28-9 in PFL action

Campbell quarterback Dakota Wolf threw a pair of touchdown passes and ran for two more scores to lead the Fighting Camels to a 28-9 Pioneer Football League victory over Butler Saturday at Barker-Lane Stadium.


Oct. 11, 2014 @ 03:39 PM

Pirate comeback downs Eagles

Corinth Holders 33, Western Harnett 28


Oct. 11, 2014 @ 12:34 PM

Orioles give up 3 HRs, lose 8-6 to Royals in 10

All season, the Baltimore Orioles relied on a simple formula — hit more homers than the other guys and use a deep relief corps to outpitch them in the late innings.


Oct. 11, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

No. 19 East Carolina not overlooking South Florida

When No. 19 East Carolina faces South Florida, coach Ruffin McNeill said his team will be motivated by a desire to get better, not protect its national ranking or make up for past failures against the Bulls.


Oct. 11, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Ex-Gators face off in BC's visit to NC State

Leaving Florida has worked out pretty well for both Jacoby Brissett and Tyler Murphy.


Oct. 11, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

No. 22 Ga Tech looks to stay unbeaten against Duke

Georgia Tech has positioned itself to have a special season.


Oct. 11, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Golson was nearly 2-sport North Carolina athlete

Basketball nearly lured Everett Golson to North Carolina.


Oct. 11, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

Camels host Butler looking for 3-0 PFL start

Campbell hosts defending Pioneer Football League champion Butler on “Camels for a Cure” day today with kickoff slated for noon.


Oct. 11, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

Keselowksi wins Nationwide race at Charlotte

Brad Keselowski thought he was in for a long night when a tire went down and he scraped the wall on lap 55 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.


Oct. 10, 2014 @ 11:41 PM

Nelson, Boychuk help Islanders top Canes 5-3

These New York Islanders didn't look much like the team that finished last year in last place.


Oct. 10, 2014 @ 11:28 PM

Friday night scoreboard

Lee County 50, Union Pines 0


Oct. 10, 2014 @ 11:08 PM

Yellow Jackets storm Viking homecoming, 50-0

Lee County's defense pitched its second shutout of the season and Jerry Pullum, with the big highlight being an 89-yard touchdown run in the second half, carried for 226 yards and two touchdowns as the Yellow Jackets (8-0, 3-0)


Oct. 10, 2014 @ 06:00 PM

Crusaders finish 8-0 EPIC campaign

Grace Christian's soccer team clinched its conference crown on Tuesday with a win over O'Neal, then finished an perfect Eastern Plains Independent Conference season with a 3-2 victory at Grace Christian of Raleigh Thursday afternoon.


Oct. 10, 2014 @ 11:18 AM

Colts hold on for 33-28 win over Texans

When Indianapolis raced to a big lead over the Houston Texans in the first quarter, Colts coach Chuck Pagano was worried they'd let up.


Oct. 10, 2014 @ 11:15 AM

Crosby scores twice as Penguins open with a win

PITTSBURGH (AP) — NHL MVP Sidney Crosby scored twice and added an assist as the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Anaheim Ducks 6-4 Thursday night in the season opener for both teams.


Oct. 10, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

Jackets take unbeaten mark to Union Pines

Lee County (7-0, 2-0) at Union Pines (5-2, 1-1) - 7:30 p.m.
Last season - Lee County 56, Union Pines 13


Oct. 10, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

IN THE DRAFT: Tinkering with strokes and the Chase

Well, it's finally here again. My annual golf trip with Howard, Robert and Jerry has arrived and just like the previous 31 trips the anticipation is almost unbearable.