Sports Editor's blog

Aug. 21, 2014 @ 11:23 PM

Fall Sports Preview available Friday

The Dispatch's 2014 Fall Sports Preview publishes Friday, Aug. 22.

Aug. 18, 2014 @ 10:16 PM

Anderson begins East Carolina camp

Now donning purple, Devin Anderson is officially on East Carolina's football roster.

Aug. 13, 2014 @ 04:42 PM

Pigskin Jamboree features 6 teams

Southern Vance's annual Pigskin Jamboree is Saturday at Raider Stadium.

Aug. 10, 2014 @ 11:27 PM

Northern to play in Granville Central soccer jamboree

Northern Vance and Oxford Prep will compete at a Granville Central soccer jamboree Saturday, Aug. 16 beginning at 9 a.m.

Aug. 08, 2014 @ 11:00 PM

Preparation continues for Tri-County football teams

The "tour" of the Tri-County football schools' preseason practices is complete.

Aug. 02, 2014 @ 06:02 PM

Optimist Bowl slated for second week of September

High school football practice kicked off on Friday. Here are some key home dates to keep an eye on this season.

Jul. 24, 2014 @ 10:29 PM

Mark your calendars for 14 (plus) weeks of football

A look at the full slate of ACC and American regular season football action.

Jul. 22, 2014 @ 09:53 PM

Northern, Southern picked to finish last

Area football teams are hoping preseason predictions are just that.

Jul. 24, 2014 @ 10:01 PM

International friendlies kick into high gear

The European soccer seasons are nearing — that means just ahead are plenty of international friendlies, including games involving Major League Soccer teams.

Jul. 16, 2014 @ 11:48 PM

U.S. women's soccer team coming to Cary

The WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary is hosting an international soccer friendly between the U.S. Women's National Team and Switzerland Wednesday, Aug. 20.