Sports

Oct. 08, 2014 @ 01:37 PM

Falcons host Senior Day cross country meet

Lee Christian and fellow cross country squads from seven visiting schools turned out for a tough run on a pleasant fall afternoon Monday at Kiwanis Family Park's running trail.


Oct. 08, 2014 @ 11:07 AM

Giants top Nationals 3-2, return to NLCS vs. Cards

After their summer slide and a September stumble, the San Francisco Giants have that old October swagger back.


Oct. 08, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Chicago to California to North Carolina: A Bears fan’s journey to watch them live for the first time

I was born in Chicago. As I emerged from the womb, I became a Cubs, Bulls, Blackhawks and especially a Chicago Bears fan.


Oct. 08, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

UNC still trying to find consistent offense

North Carolina's offense wasn't supposed to be a question mark.


Oct. 07, 2014 @ 09:27 PM

Cardinals sink Kershaw again, head to another NLCS

The St. Louis Cardinals tagged Clayton Kershaw in the seventh inning for the second straight time, riding Matt Adams' go-ahead, three-run homer to a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday and a fourth consecutive trip to the NL Championship Series.


Oct. 07, 2014 @ 08:04 PM

Lady Falcons sweep into CCC semis

There were tense moments, but only moments, in each set for Lee Christian's volleyball squad as the Lady Falcons hosted a Carolina Christian Conference Tournament match.


Oct. 07, 2014 @ 04:01 PM

Area scores: Lady Jackets sweep to stay undefeated

Volleyball
Lee County d. Chatham Central 25-18, 25-10, 25-8


Oct. 07, 2014 @ 09:12 AM

Wilson runs, throws Seahawks past Redskins, 27-17

All Robert Griffin III did was throw some passes to another injured player on the sideline before the game started.

All Russell Wilson did was run, throw, scramble — and simply amaze.


Oct. 07, 2014 @ 09:09 AM

Lackey, long balls lift Cards over Dodgers 3-1

John Lackey was just as advertised for the St. Louis Cardinals. Their postseason power surge has been a big surprise.


Oct. 07, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

ON CAMPUS: Grossfuss clinches victory for Lynchburg

Ben Grossfuss (Lee County) sealed the victory, scoring his third goal of the season in the 77th minute of the match, as Lynchburg (6-4, 3-1) won the battle of the Hornets, blanking Shenandoah 4-0.


Oct. 06, 2014 @ 08:51 PM

Fister keeps National postseason hopes alive

Doug Fister pitched seven shutout innings and the Washington Nationals took advantage of Madison Bumgarner's one off-target throw, staving off elimination in the NL Division Series with a 4-1 win against the San Francisco Giants on Monday.


Oct. 06, 2014 @ 01:57 PM

Area scores: Lady Falcons win in four on Senior Night

Volleyball

Lee Christian d. Uwharrie Charter 22-25, 25-14, 25-20, 25-16


Oct. 06, 2014 @ 01:15 PM

Late TD pass gives Camels 2-0 league start

Dakota Wolf’s 68-yard go-ahead touchdown pass to Jared Joyner lifted Campbell over Morehead State 31-24 Saturday at Jayne Stadium.


Oct. 06, 2014 @ 06:56 AM

Royals beat Angels 8-3 to finish off ALDS sweep

Almost an hour had passed, and the postgame party had moved from the field to the Kansas City clubhouse, where victory champagne was once again flowing. Yet as sheets of rain fell at Kauffman Stadium, thousands of celebrating Royals fans refused to leave.


Oct. 06, 2014 @ 06:51 AM

Brady, Patriots quiet doubters with 43-17 rout

The critics pounced after the second-worst loss in Tom Brady's career.

 

Oct. 05, 2014 @ 08:01 PM

Orioles beat Tigers 2-1 for ALDS sweep

Nelson Cruz, Buck Showalter and an unheralded bunch from Baltimore swept aside Detroit's Cy Young winners.


Oct. 05, 2014 @ 08:47 PM

Browns rally from 28-3 hole, beat Titans 29-28

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Brian Hoyer threw a 6-yard touchdown pass to Travis Benjamin with 1:09 left, and the Browns rallied from a 25-point deficit in beating the Tennessee Titans 29-28 Sunday for the biggest comeback in franchise history.


Oct. 05, 2014 @ 07:15 PM

Logano wins at Kansas to advance in title race

Joey Logano grabbed the first berth into the next round of NASCAR's championship race with a victory Sunday at Kansas Speedway.


Oct. 05, 2014 @ 07:12 PM

Newton, Olsen lift Panthers over Bears 31-24

Staring at a possible three-game losing streak, the Carolina Panthers needed a spark.


Oct. 05, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

Area scores: Crusaders win Grace vs. Grace EPIC match

Boys soccer
Grace Christian of Sanford 5, Grace Christian of Raleigh 0


Oct. 05, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

Panthers to use committee approach at running back

Panthers coach Ron Rivera expects to use a running back-by-committee approach against the Chicago Bears on Sunday.


Oct. 05, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

Kyle Busch wins at Kansas Speedway

Extending his NASCAR Nationwide Series record to 69 victories was nice. Winning for the second week in a row and the sixth time this season were, too.


Oct. 04, 2014 @ 08:57 PM

Watson leads Clemson to 41-0 victory

Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson let people in on a secret: the Tigers have a great defense, too.


Oct. 04, 2014 @ 09:00 PM

Top 25 college football

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Bo Wallace threw for 251 yards and three touchdowns, including two in the fourth quarter, and No. 11 Mississippi rallied from a fourth-quarter deficit to stun No. 3 Alabama 23-17 on Saturday.


Oct. 04, 2014 @ 05:47 PM

No. 22 East Carolina tops SMU 45-24 in AAC debut

Shane Carden and Justin Hardy have been the focus of East Carolina's high-powered offense the past few seasons. Fittingly, they led the No. 22 Pirates into a new league Saturday with another big performance.