Sports

Oct. 12, 2014 @ 12:42 AM

Bumgarner tames Cardinals, Giants take NLCS lead

Madison Bumgarner once again put the San Francisco Giants on the road to a playoff victory.

Bumgarner pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning and the Giants combined just enough hitting with a couple of defensive flubs by St. Louis to beat the Cardinals 3-0 Saturday night in the NL Championship Series opener.


Oct. 11, 2014 @ 11:24 PM

Royals beat Orioles 6-4 for 2-0 lead in ALCS

The Kansas City Royals prefer to simply savor their exceptional performance at Camden Yards rather than ponder the historical ramifications of where it's gotten them.


Oct. 11, 2014 @ 11:19 PM

No. 19 East Carolina rallies to beat South Florida

Shane Carden led three long second-half touchdown drives and No. 19 East Carolina shrugged off a slow start to come back and beat South Florida 28-17 on Saturday night.


Oct. 11, 2014 @ 11:13 PM

North Carolina falls 50-43 to No. 6 Notre Dame

Notre Dame made too many big plays, and North Carolina made too many mistakes.

The combination was too much for the Tar Heels in a 50-43 loss to the sixth-ranked Fighting Irish on Saturday night.


Oct. 11, 2014 @ 11:07 PM

Without Gurley, No. 13 Georgia routs Missouri 34-0

No Todd Gurley? No problem for Georgia.

This time, anyway.


Oct. 11, 2014 @ 10:59 PM

Boone, Snead lead Duke past No. 22 Ga Tech 31-25

Strike another long losing streak off Duke's record.

Anthony Boone threw for 123 yards and a touchdown, Josh Sneed rushed for 102 yards and a score, and the Blue Devils snapped a 10-year skid against Georgia Tech by knocking off the No. 22 Yellow Jackets 31-25 Saturday.


Oct. 12, 2014 @ 08:11 PM

N.C. State's ACC skid climbs to 11 games with 30-14 loss

N.C. State’s ACC losing skid climbed to 11 games Saturday evening with a 30-14 loss to Boston College in Carter-Finley Stadium.


Oct. 11, 2014 @ 04:47 PM

Warren County edged 35-34 at Roanoke Rapids

After a 30-minute lightning delay, the Warren County football team hit the field to take on Roanoke Rapids in a battle between two 4-2 teams Friday night.


Oct. 11, 2014 @ 05:10 PM

Northern, Southern, Webb football postponed

Due to inclement weather, homecoming football games at both Northern Vance and Southern Vance were postponed on Friday night. Both games have been rescheduled for Monday at 6 p.m.

The Vikings (1-5) are scheduled to face 3-A Big Eight conference foe Chapel Hill (5-1), while Southern (0-6) is set to host 2-A Northern Carolina conference opponent Bunn (4-2).


Oct. 10, 2014 @ 05:36 PM

Prep Roundup: Northern soccer falls 2-1 to Northwood

The Northern Vance boys’ soccer team dropped a close 2-1 contest to Northwood on Thursday.

Trailing 2-0 at the intermission, Joseph Sharpe scored seven minutes into the second half off an assist from Connor Pendergrass, cutting the visitors lead in half.