Sports

May. 13, 2015 @ 10:50 AM

MLB: Cardinals have Holliday in Cleveland

CLEVELAND (AP) — Lance Lynn pitched six scoreless innings and Matt Holliday had four RBIs, including a three-run homer, to lead the St. Louis Cardinals past the Cleveland Indians 8-3 on Tuesday night.


May. 13, 2015 @ 05:09 AM

Sabres make SASL history

The Sanford Area Soccer League's Sabres have played versus the state's other top Classic division travel soccer clubs and keep earning their right to stay there.


May. 13, 2015 @ 05:04 AM

SASL Select Red excels this season

The Sanford Area Soccer League (SASL) U-10 Select Red team just finished a successful year in the Triangle Area Development League and in area tournaments against strong competition.


May. 13, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Bowers tabbed Big South Pitcher of the Week

After leading Campbell to a win over Pac-12 member California, Heath Bowers (Harnett Central HS) has been named the Big South Crons Brand Pitcher of the Week.


May. 12, 2015 @ 05:19 PM

Vikings reach team tennis final four

With a second straight 5-4 victory, Union Pines (17-1) advanced to the final four of the NCHSAA 3A Dual Team State Tournament winning a quarterfinal match at Fike Monday afternoon.


May. 12, 2015 @ 05:17 PM

Lee County's Mauldin near top of state tourney

Lee County's Dalton Mauldin was one shot behind the leader and in a six-way tie for second place midway through the NCHSAA 3A State Championships Monday at Longleaf Golf and Country Club.


May. 12, 2015 @ 05:16 PM

Jets, Bears and Mustangs run in regional meets

Track and field

NCHSAA 1A Midwest Regional Championships


May. 12, 2015 @ 10:04 AM

NBA: Curry scores 33, Warriors draw even with Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Stephen Curry scored 21 of his 33 points by halftime, and Golden State snapped its two-game skid Monday night by routing Memphis 101-84 to tie the Western Conference semifinal at 2-2.


May. 12, 2015 @ 10:01 AM

MLB: Orioles win in return to Camden Yards

BALTIMORE (AP) — Manny Machado and Chris Davis hit first-inning homers, Ubaldo Jimenez had a season-high nine strikeouts over seven sharp innings, and the Orioles celebrated their return to Baltimore with a 5-2 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday night.


May. 12, 2015 @ 05:02 AM

Jackets, Cavs get home state games

Lee County's and Southern Lee's baseball squads will host first round state tournament games Wednesday, Lee County against Rocky Mount and Southern Lee against Northwood, in the NCHSAA 3A State Tournament.


May. 12, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

On Campus: Burke makes All-Region 10 team

Chatham Central High School product, Zach Burke has been named to the All-Region 10 Second Team as a pitcher after finishing a perfect 7-0 on the mound during the regular season for the 18th-ranked Wake Tech C.C. Eagles.


May. 12, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Area scores: Lady Falcons fall in state soccer tournament

Girls soccer

Wayne Country Day 3, Lee Christian 1


May. 11, 2015 @ 09:50 AM

Fowler delivers major performance to win Players

After a record-setting finish and captivating victory at The Players Championship, Rickie Fowler could have thanked a number of people.


May. 11, 2015 @ 09:48 AM

Johnson stays on track during late caution, wins at Kansas

Jimmie Johnson pulled into victory lane after his late-race gamble paid off to win the rain-delayed Sprint Cup race at Kansas Speedway, then pulled out his cellphone and tried to dial his wife in the first few minutes of Mother's Day.


May. 11, 2015 @ 09:47 AM

MLB: Pineda pitches Yanks by Baltimore

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Pineda struck out a career-high 16 in seven dominant innings and New York downed Baltimore.


May. 11, 2015 @ 09:45 AM

NBA: James hits game-winner to square series

CHICAGO (AP) — LeBron James hit a jumper from the corner at the buzzer to give the Cleveland Cavaliers an 86-84 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Sunday, tying the Eastern Conference semifinal series at 2-2.


May. 11, 2015 @ 09:43 AM

NHL: Ducks advance, Rangers-Caps go to game 7

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Corey Perry scored on a goalmouth scramble 2:26 into overtime and the Anaheim Ducks advanced


May. 10, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Lee County’s Stanley signs to play at Francis Marion

Lee County senior Emily Stanley signed her official paperwork to play volleyball for Francis Marion University for the next four years at the high school Friday morning.


May. 10, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Hat trick sends Grace into state quarters

Torie Boyte’s hat trick, in the first 26 minutes of the match, led No. 7-seeded Grace Christian (16-4) through the first round of the N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association (NCISAA) 2A State Tournament


May. 09, 2015 @ 06:49 PM

Area scores: Viking team finishes in state final four

Boys tennis

NCHSAA 3A State Championships


May. 09, 2015 @ 06:47 PM

A star Spinner, a better gentleman

Before being a pitching ace for the Sanford Spinners, before being a standout baseball and basketball player at Campbell College


May. 09, 2015 @ 12:44 PM

MLB: Blue Jays blank Boston, 7-0

TORONTO (AP) — Josh Donaldson and Chris Colabello hit solo home runs, Aaron Sanchez pitched a career-high seven innings and Toronto beat the struggling Boston Red Sox 7-0 on Friday night, the 3,000th win in Blue Jays history.


May. 09, 2015 @ 12:42 PM

NBA: Rose scores 30, Bulls take 2-1 lead

CHICAGO (AP) — Derrick Rose banked in a 3-pointer at the buzzer and scored 30 points Friday night to give the Chicago Bulls a 99-96 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers and a 2-1 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals.


May. 09, 2015 @ 12:41 PM

NHL: Rangers stay alive in OT

NEW YORK (AP) — Ryan McDonagh scored 9:37 into overtime and the New York Rangers kept their Stanley Cup hopes alive with a 2-1 victory over the Washington Capitals on Friday night in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinal.


May. 09, 2015 @ 12:39 PM

Logano wins pole for Saturday night race at Kansas Speedway

Joey Logano will start at Kansas Speedway right where he left off.