Sports

Mar. 17, 2015 @ 03:15 PM

Area scores: Yellow Jackets win CFVC match at Sanford

Boys golf
Lee County handily won a Cape Fear Valley Conference golf match at Sanford Golf Course Monday afternoon and Lee County's Walter Brinker won the match medalist honor shooting a one-under par 70.


Mar. 17, 2015 @ 10:13 AM

Auriemma: Huskies no lock to 3-peat as women's champions

Geno Auriemma and his UConn Huskies are such heavy favorites to win another women's national title that they've already been penciled in as the inevitable champs. So it seems all they need to do is just roll out the ball to hoist the trophy.


Mar. 17, 2015 @ 05:02 AM

Jackets' Shaw wins high jump at Greensboro meet

Lee County's boys track and field team competed in the Southeast Falcons Invitational Relays on Saturday with several Yellow Jacket athletes making the podium and bringing home medals.


Mar. 17, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

On Campus: Bowers earns honors after setting Camel record

Campbell pitcher Heath Bowers (Harnett Central) was named the Louisville Slugger National Player of the Week by Collegiate Baseball and the Big South Pitcher of the Week


Mar. 17, 2015 @ 04:59 AM

Lee County All-Stars shine at SWAC tournament

The 2015 12-and-under girls Lee County All-Star basketball team represented Lee County and the Lee County Parks and Recreation league this weekend in the Statewide Athletics Committee (SWAC)


Mar. 16, 2015 @ 11:00 AM

NCAA Tournament South Region game-by-game

No. 1 Duke vs. No. 16 North Florida or Robert Morris


Mar. 16, 2015 @ 10:59 AM

NCAA Tournament Midwest Region game-by-game

No. 1 Kentucky vs. Manhattan/Hampton winner


Mar. 16, 2015 @ 10:58 AM

NCAA Tournament West Region game-by-game

No. 1 Wisconsin vs. No. 16 Coastal Carolina


Mar. 16, 2015 @ 10:57 AM

NCAA Tournament East Region game-by-game

No. 1 Villanova vs. No. 16 Lafayette


Mar. 16, 2015 @ 10:44 AM

No. 1 Kentucky wins SEC title

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Willie Cauley-Stein had 15 points and 10 rebounds and No. 1 Kentucky never trailed in beating No. 21 Arkansas 78-63 on Sunday in the Southeastern Conference Tournament championship game.


Mar. 16, 2015 @ 10:41 AM

No. 11 Notre Dame beats No. 19 UNC 90-82 to win ACC title

The horn had barely sounded when Notre Dame coach Mike Brey walked right to Jerian Grant and wrapped him up in a huge hug as the rest of the players rushed by them onto the court.


Mar. 16, 2015 @ 10:38 AM

Spieth goes overtime to win another PGA Tour event

Jordan Spieth's short game was as exquisite as ever. It only figures he would win the Valspar Championship with a long putt.


Mar. 16, 2015 @ 10:35 AM

Harvick makes it 4 straight wins at Phoenix with a rout

There have been dominant drivers in NASCAR before, seasons where Jeff Gordon or Jimmie Johnson would reel off win after win to break the spirits of the rest of the garage.


Mar. 16, 2015 @ 10:32 AM

NBA capsules: Westbrook goes for 36 as Thunder beats Bulls

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook had 36 points, 11 rebounds and six assists and the Oklahoma City Thunder held off the Chicago Bulls 109-100 on Sunday.


Mar. 16, 2015 @ 10:31 AM

Hurricanes beat Blue Jackets 3-2 to end 3-game skid

The Carolina Hurricanes got another shot at Columbus and made the most of it.


Mar. 15, 2015 @ 05:02 AM

Jackets earn player, coach of year awards

Gabriel Reynolds, Lee County’s girls basketball head coach, won the Cape Fear Valley Conference’s Coach of the Year honor for the just-completed 2014-15 season - in his first year coaching the Lady Yellow Jackets.


Mar. 15, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Area scores: Lady Crusaders cap 3-0 opening week

Girls soccer

Grace Christian 4, Fayetteville Homeschool 1


Mar. 15, 2015 @ 04:58 AM

Upward basketball league winners


Mar. 15, 2015 @ 04:58 AM

Camels run win streak to 12

Heath Bowers struck out seven in 7.2 innings without a walk and Campbell held on for a 3-2 win over visiting Longwood Friday in the Camels' Big South opener at Jim Perry Stadium.


Mar. 14, 2015 @ 11:18 AM

Kentucky reaches 32-0 and SEC semis

NO. 1 KENTUCKY 64, FLORIDA 49


Mar. 14, 2015 @ 11:15 AM

Hornets battle back from 19 down to beat Bulls 101-91

Gerald Henderson said there was no magic formula for the Charlotte Hornets' second-half turnaround Friday night.


Mar. 14, 2015 @ 11:13 AM

A wide-open weekend at the Valspar Championship

Jordan Spieth finished his opening round at the Valspar Championship and figured he had dug a hole.


Mar. 14, 2015 @ 11:10 AM

No. 11 Irish beat No. 2 Duke 74-64 to reach ACC title game

Notre Dame already gave one big lead away at the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament and just about did it again.


Mar. 14, 2015 @ 11:08 AM

No. 19 North Carolina holds off No. 3 Virginia 71-67 in ACCs

North Carolina coach Roy Williams has spent months coaching, imploring, even begging his Tar Heels to play with more toughness and urgency.