Sports

Oct. 23, 2014 @ 07:10 PM

Prep Roundup: Spartans volleyball season comes to an end

The Kerr-Vance Academy girls’ varsity volleyball team lost 3-0 in the opening round of the NCISAA tournament on Tuesday against No. 8 Cape Fear Academy. With the loss, the Spartans ended their season with a 14-7 record.


Oct. 23, 2014 @ 06:56 PM

UNC-Chapel Hill bogus courses raised questions

A report detailing the academic and athletic scandal that has lingered over the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill raises a number of questions about what's next for the university and its athletics programs. Here's a look at some of the questions raised and what will happen next.


Oct. 23, 2014 @ 06:50 PM

World Series shifts to Giants Park

Eric Hosmer is eager to see what makes San Francisco's waterfront ballpark unique.


Oct. 23, 2014 @ 06:42 PM

Eagles host Raiders in conference football showdown

When Southern Vance and Warren County meet on the gridiron tonight in Warrenton, the home team will be attempting to end a streak that dates back to 1998. That year marks the last time Warren County defeated Southern Vance in football.


Oct. 23, 2014 @ 07:05 PM

Royals beat Giants 7-2 to even World Series

Salvador Perez shouted at Hunter Strickland, who shouted right back. The Kansas City Royals streamed from their dugout, the San Francisco Giants from their own. And for a tense moment in the sixth inning Wednesday night, Kauffman Stadium was consumed by chaos.


Oct. 23, 2014 @ 08:50 AM

On to the next one

With Tuesday’s 2-1 NCISAA second round win over Statesville Christian School, Kerr-Vance senior Lorenzo Ortiz and his teammates inched one step closer to reaching their long-term goal.


Oct. 22, 2014 @ 09:59 PM

No. 18 Pirates set for UConn

East Carolina hasn't been on a roll like this in quite a while. For these 18th-ranked Pirates, there's really no time to savor it — not with so much more left to pursue.


Oct. 22, 2014 @ 09:54 PM

Probe: UNC academic fraud was 'shadow curriculum'

A scandal involving bogus classes and inflated grades at the University of North Carolina was bigger than previously reported, encompassing about 1,500 athletes who got easy A's and B's over a span of nearly two decades, according to an investigation released Wednesday.


Oct. 22, 2014 @ 09:50 PM

Spartans tennis advances to NCISAA 1A semifinals

Win or go home.

That was the scenario Tuesday for the Kerr-Vance Academy varsity girls’ tennis team as they opened up NCISAA 1A play against Lawrence Academy.


Oct. 22, 2014 @ 10:04 PM

Giants ease past Royals 7-1 in Series opener

Win or lose, Jake Peavy is a treat to watch when he pitches.