Sports

Oct. 18, 2014 @ 07:49 PM

Duke wins battle for Coastal Division lead

Just as it ended last year, Duke is in control of the ACC’s Coastal Division. The Blue Devils stifled upstart Virginia 20-13 Saturday afternoon, blending a powerful defense with a timely tie-breaking fourth quarter drive.


Oct. 18, 2014 @ 12:28 AM

New postseason format alters impact of big regular-season games

Danny Kanell remembers the long, quiet plane ride home from South Bend, Indiana, after No. 1 Florida State was beaten 31-24 by Notre Dame back in 1993, a 1 vs. 2 matchup of unbeatens billed as the Game of the Century.


Oct. 18, 2014 @ 12:17 AM

Louisville aims to capitalize on opportunities vs. NC State

Louisville knows there's no room for errors when it faces North Carolina State.


Oct. 18, 2014 @ 12:12 AM

UNC looks to end losing streak against Georgia Tech

North Carolina's defense has struggled to get off the field all season. Now the Tar Heels are facing an offense — and a Georgia Tech team — that has befuddled them for years.


Oct. 18, 2014 @ 12:05 AM

Warren wins thriller on road; Northern, Southern, Webb fall

Warren County picked up an impressive 32-29 win at Franklinton on Friday night.

Homecoming at J.F. Webb saw the Warriors drop a heartbreaking 14-12 contest against Cedar Ridge.

Meanwhile Northern Vance fell 34-12 at Cardinal Gibbons and Southern Vance was shutout 41-0 at South Granville.


Oct. 18, 2014 @ 12:07 AM

Giants return to World Series

Travis Ishikawa hit the first homer to end an NL Championship Series, a three-run shot that sent the San Francisco Giants to the World Series with a 6-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 5 on Thursday night.


Oct. 17, 2014 @ 12:17 AM

Brady, Patriots edge Jets 27-25

Tom Brady threw three touchdown passes to lead the New England Patriots to a 27-25 victory over the New York Jets that came down to the last play.


Oct. 17, 2014 @ 12:28 AM

Cavaliers aim for revenge against Blue Devils

Virginia linebacker Max Valles and his teammates don't have fond memories of last season's game against Duke. The Cavaliers built a 22-0 lead in the first half, then folded in an embarrassing 35-22 loss.


Oct. 16, 2014 @ 07:15 PM

Some colleges inform student-athletes not to sign autographs

Mississippi State star Dak Prescott says he is taking steps to avoid being the next college football star to be accused of exchanging autographs for cash.


Oct. 16, 2014 @ 07:07 PM

Webb home; Northern, Southern, Warren away

Due to continued inclement weather as well as rescheduling of games from last week, practice time was limited for J.F. Webb, Northern Vance, Southern Vance and Warren County as they each enter key conference games tonight.