Sports

Sep. 04, 2014 @ 08:22 PM

Union Pines finds its swing vs. Lady Cavs

Union Pines, on the volleyball court for the third straight night, rebounded from two tough defeats with a sweep at Southern Lee, 25-23, 25-16, 25-18, Thursday evening.


Sep. 04, 2014 @ 04:40 PM

Area scores: One goal's enough for Chargers vs. Jets

Boys soccer
Northwood 1, Jordan-Matthews 0


Sep. 04, 2014 @ 11:43 AM

Nationals tie in 9th, win in 14th, vs. Dodgers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Adam LaRoche came off the bench in the ninth inning and drove in five runs, including a tying homer and a go-ahead grounder in the 14th that sent the Washington Nationals to a wild 8-5 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday.


Sep. 04, 2014 @ 11:41 AM

Nishikori is 1st Japan Slam semifinalist since '33

Kei Nishikori felt like he had jet lag.

That'll happen after playing more than 8 1/2 hours of tennis in two Grand Slam matches


Sep. 04, 2014 @ 05:57 AM

ACC teams matching up with more nickel defenses

Defenses in the Atlantic Coast Conference aren't waiting for passing situations to bring on another defensive back.


Sep. 04, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

ASK THE GOAT: TransRockies Race Report, part 1

On Aug. 9, my wife Kristine and I rolled into a small mountain town named Buena Vista. Neither of us had ever been to Colorado before.


Sep. 04, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

Campbell sets upcoming men’s basketball schedule

Dates at Ohio State and Davidson and a home contest with UNC Wilmington, plus the Big South Conference slate highlight the 2014-15 Campbell men’s basketball schedule. The Fighting Camels announced their new schedule Tuesday.


Sep. 04, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

Sanford Sting romps over Rams, 34-0


Sep. 03, 2014 @ 08:29 PM

Yellow Jackets bounce back vs. Byrd

Lee County's soccer team bounced back from an opening loss in conference play, at Gray's Creek Tuesday night, with a 9-0 mercy-rule rout of Douglas Byrd in 52 minutes of play Wednesday night on the Yellow Jackets' home field.


Sep. 03, 2014 @ 05:06 PM

Panthers QB Newton held out of practice

Cam Newton hasn't quite recovered from his fractured ribs.

The Panthers fourth-year quarterback was held out of practice Wednesday


Sep. 03, 2014 @ 05:01 PM

U.S. starts 2018 preparation with 1-0 win at Czech Republic

Alejandro Bedoya scored in the 39th minute, and a youthful U.S. soccer team started the four-year cycle of preparation for the 2018 World Cup with a 1-0 win over the Czech Republic in Prague on Wednesday night.


Sep. 03, 2014 @ 03:00 PM

Area scores: Cavs, Gray's Creek get CFVC soccer wins

Boys soccer
Southern Lee 9, Douglas Byrd 0


Sep. 03, 2014 @ 11:42 AM

Simpson, Mahan, Bradley complete U.S. Ryder Cup team

U.S. captain Tom Watson said he wanted to fill out his Ryder Cup team with players who were on form and starting to peak.


Sep. 03, 2014 @ 11:29 AM

Perfect returns help Wozniacki return to Slam semi

Caroline Wozniacki knew, as anyone paying attention does, that the woman she played in the U.S. Open quarterfinals, Sara Errani, does not hit booming serves.


Sep. 03, 2014 @ 11:27 AM

Kershaw stifles Nats, goes to 17-3 mark

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clayton Kershaw pitched eight strong innings for his major league-leading 17th win and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Washington Nationals 4-1 Tuesday night.


Sep. 03, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

SASL goes unbeaten in Raleigh tourney

The Sanford Area Soccer League U-10 Select Red team went undefeated with a 3-0-1 record and earned key tournament berths for the rest of its 2014-15 season last weekend in the National Series Qualifier Tournament at the WRAL Soccer Complex.


Sep. 03, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Sanford Sting victorious in season opener

The Sanford Sting kicked off its 2014 Pop Warner League campaign with a 14-13 victory versus visiting Wake County in the pee-wee division game Saturday at Lee County High School.


Sep. 02, 2014 @ 08:57 PM

Jackets go five, stay perfect

In a rematch of last season's Cape Fear Valley Conference Tournament final, the match took one set longer but the result was the same in this season's first meeting between Lee County and Union Pines.


Sep. 02, 2014 @ 02:46 PM

Unbeaten U.S. routs New Zealand 98-71 at worlds

Anthony Davis scored 21 points, Kenneth Faried had 15 and the U.S. remained unbeaten at the Basketball World Cup by beating winless New Zealand 98-71 on Tuesday.


Sep. 02, 2014 @ 02:40 PM

Area scores: Cavs break through by a goal at Asheboro

Boys soccer
Southern Lee 2, Asheboro 1


Sep. 02, 2014 @ 12:15 PM

Dizzy in heat, Bouchard out of upset-heavy US Open

Bothered by the heat and stifling humidity, Eugenie Bouchard felt dizzy and her vision was blurry.


Sep. 02, 2014 @ 11:57 AM

Phillies team up for no-hitter

ATLANTA (AP) — Cole Hamels and three Philadelphia Phillies relievers combined to pitch a no-hitter Monday, beating the Atlanta Braves 7-0 and giving a last-place team a rare reason to celebrate.


Sep. 02, 2014 @ 11:54 AM

Louisville defeats Miami 31-13 in ACC debut

Bobby Petrino watched his offense come together, and also enjoyed a solid performance for his defense. The opening of the Petrino sequel at Louisville doubled as one successful ACC debut for the Cardinals.


Sep. 02, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

On Campus

Tre Wells (LCHS) from Greensboro College and Reese Setzer (LCHS), James Foushee (LCHS), Donnie Alexander Jr. (OHS) and CJ Hobbs (WHHS) of Guilford College will suit up this Saturday to play football for a bigger cause, fighting hunger in Greensboro.


Sep. 01, 2014 @ 04:31 PM

Panthers QB Newton returns to practice field

Cam Newton is back in pads — dramatically oversized pads.