Mar. 12, 2015 @ 08:15 PM

Johnson helps No. 19 UNC top No. 14 Louisville 70-60 in ACCs

Roy Williams was fuming. The North Carolina coach ripped off his jacket and flung it into a chair in disgust.

Mar. 12, 2015 @ 02:21 PM

Area scores: Union Pines blanks Lady Jackets for CFVC win

Girls soccer
Union Pines 2, Lee County 0

Mar. 12, 2015 @ 11:02 AM

Cousins, Kings beat Hornets 113-106, snap 4-game skid

DeMarcus Cousins opened the door to the standup cooler in the locker room and tried to stuff as much of his 6-foot-11, 270-pound body as he could inside to cool down.

Mar. 12, 2015 @ 11:58 AM

Miami holds off pesky Virginia Tech 59-49

GREENSBORO (AP) — Sheldon McClellan stepped up at both ends of the court and helped Miami win a game it absolutely could not afford to lose.

Mar. 12, 2015 @ 10:24 AM

N.C. State beats Pittsburgh 81-70 in ACC tourney 2nd round

When Anthony "Cat" Barber is playing like this, North Carolina State is tough to beat.

Mar. 12, 2015 @ 05:02 AM

Carolina Trace project gets its official start

Carolina Trace Country Club held its official ribbon-cutting and groundbreaking for the major renovations the club, under the management of new owner/operator Escalante Golf, Wednesday afternoon on the Lake Course's No. 10 tee.

Mar. 11, 2015 @ 07:26 PM

FSU holds on for wild 76-73 win over Clemson at ACC tourney

Florida State 76, Clemson 73

Mar. 11, 2015 @ 07:17 PM

No. 19 North Carolina beats Boston College 81-63 in ACCs

North Carolina's players were in no mood for a repeat of last year's brief stay at the Atlantic Coast Conference, and they didn't want to watch Boston College's Olivier Hanlan have another big game against them.

Mar. 11, 2015 @ 06:47 PM

Panthers cut DeAngelo Williams, bring back Dickson, Edwards

The Panthers spent the first day of free agency making sure their own players didn't leave town — with one notable exception.

Mar. 11, 2015 @ 03:15 PM

Area scores: Lady Crusaders start campaign with 3-0 win

Girls soccer

Grace Christian 3, Trinity Academy 0

Mar. 11, 2015 @ 01:09 PM

Pinecrest edges Lady Jackets late, 3-2

Lee County's softball team gave itself plenty of opportunities for a healthy lead at Pinecrest Tuesday evening, but didn't take full advantage. Then when the Lady Jackets gave the Lady Patriots one extra opportunity, the home side took the lead.

Mar. 11, 2015 @ 11:34 AM

Notre Dame holds off Campbell 4-3

Rachel Nasland struck out a career-high 11 batters and Notre Dame held off Campbell 4-3 Tuesday night at Amanda Littlejohn Stadium.

Mar. 11, 2015 @ 11:59 AM

Robert Morris denies St. Francis first NCAA bid in NEC final

Robert Morris 66, St. Francis, Brooklyn, 63

Mar. 11, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Mellette wins county player of the year honor

Southern Lee junior guard Noah Mellette won the 2015 Applebee's Player of the Year Award for the just-completed high school basketball season

Mar. 10, 2015 @ 08:47 PM

Hudson's jumper lifts Hokies past Wake 81-80 at ACC tourney

Jalen Hudson is playing hard — and that earned Virginia Tech at least one more day at the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament.

Mar. 10, 2015 @ 08:45 PM

Boston College beats Georgia Tech 66-65 in ACC tournament

Olivier Hanlan came through with another big moment at the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament, keeping Boston College alive for one more game while giving Georgia Tech another painfully familiar finish.

Mar. 10, 2015 @ 05:06 PM

Young shooters aim for victory

The Southern Lee High School Wildlife Team won the overall championship as nearly 80 students from Lee County schools participated in the District 5 Youth Hunter Education Skills Tournament on Saturday at the Chatham County Wildlife Club.

Mar. 10, 2015 @ 04:44 PM

Area scores: Cavaliers blank Jordan-Matthews, 6-0

Southern Lee 6, Jordan-Matthews 0

Mar. 10, 2015 @ 12:38 PM

Column: Too early to tell if NASCAR set for better racing

Two races is just too early to form a definitive opinion about NASCAR's new rules package, which was tweaked as part of a concerted effort to improve the racing.

Mar. 10, 2015 @ 12:37 PM

Wofford holds off Furman to win SoCon title 67-64

Wofford coach Mike Young knew the Terriers had no room for error when they arrived in Asheville for the Southern Conference championship.

Mar. 10, 2015 @ 12:34 PM

Area scores: Cavs, Jackets get first baseball wins


Southern Lee 7, Jordan-Matthews 2

Mar. 10, 2015 @ 12:32 PM

On Campus: Taylor, Bowers lead Camel baseball

Harnett Central products Brian Taylor and Heath Bowers (3-0) helped Campbell University extend their winning streak to 10 games last week as the Fighting Camels picked up wins over Elon 12-1 and William & Mary 10-6 and 8-5 before sweeping Bowling Green 4-2, 9-4 and 4-2.

Mar. 08, 2015 @ 06:26 AM

No. 3 Duke beats UNC 84-77

Mar. 08, 2015 @ 05:03 AM

Cavs get out on the diamond

Saturday was warm, or at least warmer, and dry, or at least drier, so it was a good, or at least possible, day to get out on the diamond.