Sports

Dec. 19, 2014 @ 07:41 PM

Upton traded to Padres from rebuilding Braves

With the focus firmly on the opening of their new stadium, the Atlanta Braves dealt away slugger Justin Upton and made it clear that contending next season is not their primary goal.


Dec. 19, 2014 @ 07:32 PM

Mavericks acquire Rondo in trade

The Boston Celtics traded point guard Rajon Rondo to Dallas on Thursday night, cutting ties with the last remnant of their last NBA championship while giving Dirk Nowitzki and the Mavericks a chance at another title.


Dec. 19, 2014 @ 03:18 PM

Parity atop women's college hoops elite

South Carolina coach Dawn Staley is sure of two things this season — there's more parity than ever at the top of women's basketball and her Gamecocks likely won't remain No. 1 for long.


Dec. 18, 2014 @ 06:39 PM

Newton improving, 'probably' will start vs. Browns

The Panthers' Cam Newton will "probably" start Sunday against the Cleveland Browns barring any physical setbacks this week, Carolina coach Ron Rivera said after the quarterback practiced on Thursday.


Dec. 18, 2014 @ 06:19 PM

Vikings swimming drops conference meet

On Wednesday, the Northern Vance boys and girls’ swimming teams fell to 3A Big Eight foes, Chapel Hill and Cedar Ridge.


Dec. 18, 2014 @ 05:39 PM

Northern Vance wrestling picks up first conference win

The Northern Vance wrestling team earned its first conference win of the season on Wednesday when it defeated Southern Durham, 42-33. The victory improved the Vikings to 1-2 in 3A Big Eight conference play.


Dec. 18, 2014 @ 05:36 PM

Eagles extend win streak to six games

The Warren County varsity boys’ basketball team extended their win streak to six games with a 62-43 win over Granville Central on Wednesday night.


Dec. 17, 2014 @ 05:57 PM

‘Out for Vengeance’

Victory Christian senior Wesley Whitley still vividly remembers the moment.


Dec. 17, 2014 @ 05:53 PM

Alston, Stell power Lady Eagles to 44-16 win

Jumping out to a 12-0 lead in the first seven minutes of the game, the Victory Christian varsity girls’ basketball team rolled to an easy 44-16 win over Cornerstone Christian on Tuesday night.


Dec. 17, 2014 @ 05:51 PM

Prep Roundup: Lady Vikings bounce back

The Northern Vance varsity girls’ basketball team opened 3A Big Eight conference play with a 40-37 victory over Cedar Ridge on Tuesday night. It was a positive response as the Vikings were coming off a 44-point home loss to Warren County.