Sports

Jan. 12, 2015 @ 10:50 AM

High Point beats Campbell 69-62

High Point 69, Campbell 62


Jan. 12, 2015 @ 10:38 AM

Patriots, Packers and Colts advance to conference finals

Patriots 35, Ravens 31


Jan. 12, 2015 @ 10:36 AM

Matsuyama, Walker tied for lead at Kapalua

Hideki Matsuyama had never seen Kapalua except on television, and even then he was only 7 years old.


Jan. 12, 2015 @ 10:33 AM

No. 8 UNC wins, No. 13 Duke falls to FSU

No. 8 North Carolina 96, Georgia Tech 81


Jan. 12, 2015 @ 10:24 AM

Carolina's late-season surge ends in 31-17 loss to Seattle

Over the final month of the season, Carolina took advantage of its opportunities to make a surprising entry into the NFL playoffs.


Jan. 12, 2015 @ 10:21 AM

N.C. State hands No. 2 Duke its 1st loss in 87-75 upset

Kyle Washington hopped on a courtside table to celebrate amid a crowd of North Carolina State fans jumping around at midcourt. Anthony "Cat" Barber posed with fans taking selfies amid the chaos.


Jan. 11, 2015 @ 04:59 AM

Area scores: Bulldogs, Lady Bulldogs win CFVC games at Lee County

Boys basketball
Terry Sanford 55, Lee County 36


Jan. 10, 2015 @ 06:57 PM

No. 18 UNC rallies past No. 5 Louisville 72-71 in ACC

Marcus Paige ignored the pain in his twice-injured right foot, put his head down and drove toward the rim.


Jan. 10, 2015 @ 06:53 PM

Wake beats GT 76-69 for Manning's 1st ACC win

Wake Forest rebounded from two tough losses by, well, rebounding.


Jan. 10, 2015 @ 06:49 PM

Kentucky needs two OTs to top Aggies

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Tyler Ulis put No. 1 Kentucky ahead with a 3-pointer deep in double overtime and the Wildcats stayed unbeaten, holding off Texas A&M 70-64 on Saturday.


Jan. 10, 2015 @ 03:36 PM

Ross leads Lady Crusaders to double-OT win

Grace Christian's Alexis Ross scored a team-high 20 points, including nine free throws throughout two overtimes, to help the Lady Crusaders hold off Lighthouse Christian Homeschool 56-54 Friday night.


Jan. 10, 2015 @ 03:34 PM

Westover plays tough host to Cavs

Both Southern Lee basketball squads faced their toughest road tests of the Cape Fear Valley Conference season Friday night at Westover. The Lady Wolverines (11-4, 3-1) stalled out and held off a Southern Lee (5-10, 2-2) comeback effort


Jan. 10, 2015 @ 12:05 PM

Henley opens the year with a 65 to lead at Kapalua

Russell Henley found Kapalua to be a lot more fun the second time around.


Jan. 10, 2015 @ 12:03 PM

Atlanta takes win streak to seven

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Al Horford had 19 points and 16 rebounds and the Atlanta Hawks withstood a spirited Detroit rally Friday night, holding on for a 106-103 victory to extend their winning streak to seven games and snap the Pistons' run at seven.


Jan. 10, 2015 @ 02:19 PM

Southern Lee's Minter signs golf scholarship with Catawba

Thanks to his dad and granddad, Jay Minter's been on a golf course, most frequently Sanford Golf Course, since age six.


Jan. 10, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Panthers' Newton looks to end struggles vs. Seahawks

Cam Newton must find a way to beat his biggest nemesis for the Carolina Panthers to advance to the NFC championship game.


Jan. 10, 2015 @ 04:59 AM

Elite 8: All QBs still in playoffs have strong pedigrees

The NFL playoffs don't include any "game managers" or quarterbacks who are still in the hunt solely because they're surrounded by a great defense or running game.


Jan. 09, 2015 @ 02:37 PM

Crusaders bounce back in county rivalry games

Both Grace Christian varsity basketball squads avenged defeats to their respective Lee Christian rivals Thursday night on the Crusader home court.


Jan. 09, 2015 @ 12:42 PM

Elon rallies to beat William & Mary 85-79

Elon 85, William & Mary 79


Jan. 09, 2015 @ 12:37 PM

Hurricanes score 4 in 2nd, send Sabres to 6th straight loss

Bill Peters smiled a lot after his Carolina Hurricanes routed the Buffalo Sabres on Thursday night.


Jan. 09, 2015 @ 12:32 PM

Henderson scores 31 points, Hornets beat Raptors 103-95

Kemba Walker made the big shot for the Charlotte Hornets — again.


Jan. 09, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Kuechly, Wagner bring intensity to NFC divisional playoffs

Carolina teammates describe Luke Kuechly as one of the nicest guys you'll meet, an aw-shucks, All-American kid who's polite and still spends part of his offseason living with his parents in Ohio.


Jan. 09, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Kapalua a test unlike any other on the PGA Tour

The reward for winning on the PGA Tour is a trip to the west tip of Maui for the Hyundai Tournament of Champions, where the course was built on the side of a mountain, overlooks the ocean and evokes a response from players that is different from other weeks.


Jan. 08, 2015 @ 04:38 PM

Area scores: Bears take two wins on the mat

Wrestling
Chatham Central 61, North Moore 9


Jan. 09, 2015 @ 12:42 PM

Cavalier seniors pin down rivals

Southern Lee's wrestling squad got to celebrate Senior Night and its biggest rivalry night of the season together Wednesday night with a 60-18 victory over Lee County.