Sports: College

Dec. 26, 2014 @ 12:41 PM

UCF, NC State ready for Bitcoin Bowl

Central Florida can finish with at least 10 wins for the fourth time in five years, while North Carolina State hopes to take another step forward under second-year coach Dave Doeren.


Dec. 26, 2014 @ 12:36 PM

North Carolina set to meet Rutgers in Quick Lane Bowl

With the NFL's Lions taking over Detroit's bowl game, the city was able to upgrade its conference matchup, going from a top Mid-American Conference team and an at-large berth to a Big Ten vs. ACC pairing.


Dec. 20, 2014 @ 08:54 PM

No. 23 Utah cruises to Las Vegas Bowl win

Utah quarterback Travis Wilson ran for three touchdowns and passed for another Saturday, leading the No. 23 Utes to a 45-10 rout of Colorado State in the Las Vegas Bowl.


Dec. 20, 2014 @ 08:40 PM

No. 24 Tar Heels knock off No. 12 Buckeyes 82-74

Playing in Michael Jordan's longtime home is a big deal for North Carolina, and the Tar Heels honored their most famous basketball alum with a winning performance.


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. 12, 2014 @ 04:33 PM

Navy set to face Army on gridiron

Navy's unprecedented 12-game winning streak against Army has increased the pressure on both teams Saturday.


Dec. 09, 2014 @ 04:33 PM

Alabama's Cooper proves to be one of Tide's most dangerous weapons

Alabama receiver Amari Cooper blew past the defensive back on a deep post, and his offensive coordinator didn't even wait until the ball was in the air to celebrate.


Dec. 09, 2014 @ 04:15 PM

Nothing for Granted

The Vance-Granville Community College men's basketball team fell 94-78 to Wake Technical Community College on Monday night.


Dec. 05, 2014 @ 04:08 PM

East Carolina drops 32-30 heartbreaker to UCF on senior night

Breshad Perriman hauled in a 51-yard touchdown pass on a Hail Mary from Justin Holman on the final play of the game, lifting Central Florida over East Carolina 32-30 on Thursday night to claim a share of the American Athletic Conference title.


Dec. 05, 2014 @ 04:01 PM

Vanguards split pair of games over the week

The Vance-Granville Community College men’s basketball team split their two games this week and are now 2-8 overall on the season.