Nov. 14, 2014 @ 12:29 PM

Wheeler leads Jets past Hurricanes 3-1

Blake Wheeler wasn't going to let the Winnipeg Jets lose two straight. So he scored twice and got an assist in their 3-1 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday night.

Nov. 14, 2014 @ 12:27 PM

Dolphins end skid against Bills, 22-9

When Miami Dolphins rookie receiver Jarvis Landry dived into the end zone for a fourth-quarter touchdown, he was just getting started. A replay review upheld the score, and Landry then sprinted up and down the sideline in a celebration of redemption.

Nov. 14, 2014 @ 12:25 PM

Gantz FG lifts Cincinnati over East Carolina 54-46

Coach Tommy Tuberville got a round of applause from Cincinnati fans as he emerged from the raucous locker room.

Nov. 14, 2014 @ 12:23 PM

Newton looks to break out of slump vs. Falcons

Cam Newton is eager to break out of a four-game slump and the Atlanta Falcons could be exactly the opponent the fourth-year quarterback needs.

Nov. 14, 2014 @ 05:04 AM

Cavs have momentum, will travel

3A East playoff game
First round
No. 10 Southern Lee (7-4) at No. 7 West Carteret (9-2) - 7:30 p.m.

Nov. 14, 2014 @ 05:02 AM

Yellow Jackets have "new season" at hand

3AA East playoff game

First round

No. 11 Lee County (9-2) at No. 6 Orange (10-1) - 7:30 p.m.

Nov. 14, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

Vikings, Patriots, Mustangs and Chargers enter playoffs tonight

3AA East playoff game

First round
No. 14 Union Pines (6-5) at No. 3 Corinth Holders (8-3) - 7:30 p.m.

Nov. 14, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

IN THE DRAFT: The last four standing

How many times have you witnessed a tournament, whether it be basketball or baseball, and the best team didn't win the championship?

Nov. 14, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

Sanford Shootout tips off basketball season

High school basketball season will tip off in Lee County tonight as Grace Christian holds its traditional season-opening Sanford Shootout tournament with quadruple-headers tonight and tomorrow.

Nov. 13, 2014 @ 03:22 PM

Roxboro Community tops Knights in opener

Boys basketball

Roxboro Community 75, Chatham Charter 44

Nov. 13, 2014 @ 05:02 AM

Camels open hoop season at home Fri. night

Campbell will tip its men's basketball season, under second-year head coach Kevin McGeehan, hosting Barber Scotia at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Nov. 13, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

ASK THE GOAT: Javelina Jundred – Race report, part 2

The Tuesday before Javelina, I picked up the camper from my buddy Gordon and began packing it with gear.

Nov. 13, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

Perimeter depth offers versatility for No. 6 UNC

Roy Williams has a lot more flexibility heading into the season opener for No. 6 North Carolina.

Nov. 12, 2014 @ 03:56 PM

East Surry ousts Mustangs in state final four

East Surry 4, North Moore 1

Nov. 12, 2014 @ 12:25 PM

Lillard, Blazers rally to beat Hornets 102-100

After the Trail Blazers clawed back from a 23-point deficit and withstood a video review of the final shot, guard Wesley Matthews enjoyed a laugh in the locker room.

Nov. 12, 2014 @ 05:02 AM

Reece, Cavs earn conference honors

Southern Lee co-captains Sully Reece and Ricardo Aguilar were among six Cavaliers named to the Cape Fear Valley Conference All-Conference Team for the 2014 soccer season as the conference honors were released following the Cavaliers' state tournament run coming to a close last week.

Nov. 11, 2014 @ 02:32 PM

Cougars edge Wake Tech, 84-81, improve to 3-0

Central Carolina C.C. improved to 3-0 on the young basketball season, with by far the Cougars' best opposition and closest game so far, with an 84-81 win over local rival Wake Tech C.C. Monday night.

Nov. 11, 2014 @ 12:05 PM

Newton sacked 9 times, Eagles rout Panthers 45-21

Cam Newton had nowhere to run and no time to throw until it was too late.

Nov. 11, 2014 @ 12:03 PM

Hurricanes topple Flames 4-1

After becoming the fourth-youngest player in Carolina Hurricanes franchise history to score 100 career goals, Jeff Skinner is looking forward to his next milestone.

Nov. 11, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

ON CAMPUS: Setzer earns academic honors

Guilford College sophomore Reese Setzer (Lee County) has been named to the Capital One NCAA Division III Academic All-District V team, the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) announced this past week.

Nov. 11, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

No. 1 Mustangs make final four on PK victory

North Moore 4, Union Academy 3 - PKs

Nov. 10, 2014 @ 12:22 PM

Area sports calendar


Boys soccer

NCHSAA State Tournament semifinals at higher seeds

1A West - No. 6 East Surry at No. 1 North Moore (17-1-1) - 7 p.m.

Nov. 10, 2014 @ 11:52 AM

Newman's late pass dooms Gordon at Phoenix

Kevin Harvick finally has a shot to win his first Sprint Cup championship, while Jeff Gordon was once again denied in his drive for No. 5.

Nov. 10, 2014 @ 11:50 AM

NFL Capsules: S.F. beats Saints in OT

Colin Kaepernick completed a 51-yard pass on fourth down to sustain a tying drive, Ahmad Brooks sacked and stripped Drew Brees in overtime, and Phil Dawson kicked a 35-yard field goal

Nov. 10, 2014 @ 11:45 AM

Backstrom gives Capitals OT win over Hurricanes

Washington's Nicklas Backstrom and Carolina's Anton Khudobin had a similar opinion of Backstrom's winning goal.