Sports

Nov. 11, 2014 @ 06:31 PM

Prep Roundup: Spartan hoops open season with victories

It certainly didn't take long for Kerr-Vance Academy boys basketball coach Taron Downey to pick up his first victory. The Spartans defeated Haliwa-Saponi Tribal School 70-52 on Monday night.


Nov. 11, 2014 @ 06:27 PM

No. 19 Duke maintains mentality on Virginia Tech

Here's the latest sign of just how much the ACC's Coastal Division has flipped: It might take a series of upsets to keep Duke from winning it again.


Nov. 12, 2014 @ 11:21 PM

Rivera states Newton is fine

Panthers coach Ron Rivera walked into his news conference Tuesday and, before taking any questions, looked directly at reporters and said "No, he's not injured."


Nov. 11, 2014 @ 06:32 PM

DA not filing charges against 49ers' Ray McDonald

Ray McDonald can continue playing for the San Francisco 49ers without the burden of a domestic violence case that has followed him all season.


Nov. 08, 2014 @ 10:29 PM

Georgia Tech dominates NC State 56-23

D.J. White and Quayshawn Nealy scored defensive touchdowns in the second quarter to help Georgia Tech beat North Carolina State 56-23 on Saturday.


Nov. 08, 2014 @ 10:26 PM

No. 22 Duke rolls past Syracuse 27-10

Say this for Duke star Jamison Crowder. He listens well to his coaches.


Nov. 08, 2014 @ 10:19 PM

Stephenson's buzzer-beater 3 carries Hornets past Hawks in 2OT

With 2.7 seconds left in the second overtime and the game tied, an exhausted Lance Stephenson looked at Steve Clifford and said, "C'mon Coach, draw me up a play."


Nov. 08, 2014 @ 10:10 PM

Belews Creek Lake team bass tournament proves to be beneficial

Taking my own recommendation last week to take a day off every once in a while, I spent all day Saturday hanging around the house eating Susan’s homemade chili and helping our grandson John eliminate the Halloween candy he wasn't planning to eat.


Nov. 08, 2014 @ 10:07 PM

Warren County falls to Bunn, earns berth in state playoffs

Warren County dropped its final regular season game falling 53-22 to Bunn on Friday night.


Nov. 08, 2014 @ 10:03 PM

Southern Vance concludes season with 24-22 loss to Franklinton

As was the case last week at Roanoke Rapids, the Southern Vance football team once again couldn’t hang onto a fourth quarter lead as they fell 24-22 to Franklinton on Friday night.