Sports

Apr. 07, 2014 @ 09:42 AM

UConn and Kentucky for national title

Connecticut and Kentucky couldn't have met in last year's championship game and few people gave them a chance to be in this year's.


Apr. 07, 2014 @ 09:37 AM

UConn, Notre Dame advance to historic title game

Women's basketball came away a winner Sunday night. After a season-long buildup, the NCAA tournament will be decided by the perfect championship game.


Apr. 07, 2014 @ 09:35 AM

Rain postpones NASCAR race at Texas Motor Speedway

On a day when the weather was more suitable for ducks than racing, the Sprint Cup Series at Texas Motor Speedway became NASCAR's first rainout of the season.


Apr. 06, 2014 @ 05:02 AM

Good signs, tough result for Lady Falcons

Head coach Duran Johnson was thrilled with his Lee Christian soccer team after its match Saturday morning - and it was following a loss.


Apr. 06, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

Cavaliers defend their home track

Southern Lee's boys' track team scored victories of all types on its home track Thursday afternoon.


Apr. 06, 2014 @ 04:55 AM

Two-week stretch spurred Notre Dame

Notre Dame coach Muffet McGraw remembers sitting down back in October and looking over her team’s schedule and noticing a particularly daunting two-week span where her squad would play at Tennessee, at Maryland and at Duke.


Apr. 05, 2014 @ 08:53 PM

Role players key UConn's 63-53 win over Florida

Connecticut will not ride a one-man gang into the national championship game this time.


Apr. 05, 2014 @ 08:29 PM

Kuchar takes 4-shot lead at Houston Open

Matt Kuchar didn't have the result he had hoped for while playing in the final pairing at last week's Texas Open.


Apr. 05, 2014 @ 07:59 PM

Area scores: Chargers rally in the seventh over Cardinal Gibbons

Baseball
Northwood 10, Cardinal Gibbons 9


Apr. 05, 2014 @ 03:04 PM

Chase Elliott grabs 1st career Nationwide victory

When qualifying ended at Texas Motor Speedway, Chase Elliott hopped a fence and went on his way without a single fan bothering to stop him for an autograph or picture.


Apr. 05, 2014 @ 01:16 PM

Bobcats hold off Magic, get back to .500

The Charlotte Bobcats finally have a happy locker room, the result of winning games and contending for a berth in the NBA playoffs.


Apr. 05, 2014 @ 01:14 PM

Boston receives Series rings, then falls to Brewers, 6-2

BOSTON (AP) — Lyle Overbay watched the Red Sox receive their championship rings, knowing how close he came to getting one.


Apr. 05, 2014 @ 12:56 PM

Replay helps Braves beat Washington

WASHINGTON (AP) — Benefiting from the decision to overturn Ian Desmond's inside-the-park homer on replay review, the Atlanta Braves beat Washington 2-1 Friday, spoiling the Nationals' home opener and giving rookie manager Matt Williams his first loss.


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.