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May. 27, 2015 @ 07:47 PM

Red Wings reset Bulls' streak

Rochester made it clear from the first inning that the only sweeping that would go on at Durham Bulls Athletic Park on Wednesday would entail the stadium’s cleanup crew tidying up after the game.

Durham had a five-game winning streak going. Rochester made the Bulls press reset.

May. 27, 2015 @ 07:04 PM

Duke preps for next year in short turnaround

Unlike a year ago, Duke’s time to rebuild its basketball roster is compressed this year.

Success has its cost.


May. 27, 2015 @ 06:59 PM

APR scores favorable for area schools

The intersection of athletics and academics at North Carolina perhaps offers added interest in Academic Progress Rate scores, which were released by the NCAA on Wednesday

 

May. 27, 2015 @ 09:39 PM

Two emerge from delayed U.S. Women’s Open Championship Qualifier

It was a long day at the Governors Club as golfers from around the globe played 36 holes in the U.S. Women’s Open Qualifier on Wednesday with hopes of earning one of two spots at the U.S. Women’s Open Championship, which will be held at Lancaster Country Club in Pennsylvania on July 9-12. 

 

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May. 26, 2015 @ 09:24 PM

GALLERY- Carrboro girls soccer advance to the 2A State Championship

Carrboro girls soccer advance to the 2A State Championship. The Herald-Sun | Bernard Thomas

May. 24, 2015 @ 05:41 PM

GALLERY: ACC Baseball Championship, Florida State v. N.C. State (6-2))

Photos from Florida State's 6-2 win over N.C. State in the ACC Baseball Championship game at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park on Sunday, May 24, 2015. The Herald-Sun | John Joyner and Christine T. Nguyen

May. 19, 2015 @ 08:14 PM

GALLERY: ACC Baseball Tournament, UNC v. VT (5-3)

North Carolina beats Virginia Tech 5-3 during the ACC baseball tournament at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park on Tuesday, May 19, 2015. (The Herald-Sun | Christine T. Nguyen)

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May. 19, 2015 @ 05:54 PM

Duke-UNC rivalry, Final 4 style

UNC's Holman: "It’s just been in my blood to hate Duke my whole life"


Winslow leaving Duke for NBA

Mellencamp pleads guilty


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Apr. 13, 2015 @ 10:00 PM

Burg leaving NCCU basketball

Assistant coach heading to Arkansas-Little Rock


NCCU takes down Hampton on the road

Defense keys NCCU win over IUPUI


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May. 25, 2015 @ 06:51 PM

Loeb delivers an NCAA singles title for UNC

ACC player of the year adds NCAA singles championship to resume


Duke-UNC rivalry, Final 4 style

Georgia State may inspire Harvard vs. North Carolina


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May. 26, 2015 @ 09:34 PM

Jaguars top Dixon for berth in 2-A title game

The longer the season has gone, the tougher the tests have been for Carrboro during it’s march through the 2-A state playoffs in girls’ soccer. Tuesday was no different as the Jaguars pulled out a 1-0 win over Dixon in the state semifinals, which sends Carrboro into the title game on Saturday at N.C. State’s Dail Soccer Complex in Raleigh.


May. 24, 2015 @ 08:36 PM

Straub edges Wears for Durham Am title

First-round leader holds on to take two-day championship


May. 23, 2015 @ 09:52 PM

Carrboro shuts out Trinity, advances to state girls' soccer semis

The Carrboro girl’s soccer team continued its defensive dominance with a 1-0 defeat of 12th-seeded Trinity Saturday evening in the NCHSAA 2-A East semifinals.


May. 22, 2015 @ 09:59 PM

Orange bows out in 3-A quarterfinals

Panthers coach Dean Dease shared an emotional goodbye with his seniors.


May. 22, 2015 @ 09:32 PM

Bengals end Northern's season

Northern's season came to an abrupt end on Friday night as Fuquay-Varina pounded the Knights 14-1 in the fourth round of the 4-A state playoffs.

The loss ended Northern's deepest run in the playoffs for coach Greg Pruitt. He said he was proud of the season his team put together and that there was a bright future for the returning players.


May. 22, 2015 @ 06:31 PM

Voyager's Huff commits to Virginia

6-10 center pledges to Cavaliers over Wake Forest, East Carolina and Wofford


May. 21, 2015 @ 09:19 PM

Northern, Orange continue in baseball playoffs

Win-or-go home games set for Friday night


May. 20, 2015 @ 10:11 PM

Jaguars dominate Franklinton

The Jaguars blanked Franklinton, but their coach said they have to tighten up.


May. 20, 2015 @ 05:51 PM

Cardinal Gibbons tops Cedar Ridge

Red Wolves can't hang with defending state champions


May. 19, 2015 @ 10:29 PM

Vikings ousted by Spring Creek pitching

Voyager knocked out of playoffs


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May. 27, 2015 @ 07:04 PM

Duke preps for next year in short turnaround

Unlike a year ago, Duke’s time to rebuild its basketball roster is compressed this year.

Success has its cost.


May. 27, 2015 @ 06:59 PM

APR scores favorable for area schools

The intersection of athletics and academics at North Carolina perhaps offers added interest in Academic Progress Rate scores, which were released by the NCAA on Wednesday

 

May. 26, 2015 @ 09:37 PM

No back-to-back NCAA titles for Duke

The Blue Devils have won The hard work that comes from making a swing change finally resulted in a pivotal moment for Lisa Maguire. The Duke freshman, who has watched her twin sister, Leona, rack up accolades such as winning the recent ANNIKA Award for the top collegiate women’s golfer and All-America first-team honors, found herself battling for the Blue Devils’ fate at the NCAA Division I Women’s National Championship on Tuesday at The Concession Golf Club in Bradenton, Florida. In semifinal action, the Blue Devils were knotted at 2-2 against Baylor with Maguire — the team’s No. 5 player — winning the last two holes in regulation to force a playoff against Lauren Whyte. However, Whyte outlasted Maguire on the 24th hole to end Duke’s quest at winning back-to-back national championships.six national titles since 1999.


May. 26, 2015 @ 07:26 PM

NCAA women's golf: Duke falls in semifinal, sudden-death thriller

Freshman Lisa Maguire, Duke's No. 5 player, double-bogeyed the sixth sudden-death overtime hole to lose  in 24 holes Tuesday, giving Baylor a 3-2 win and eliminating reigning NCAA champion Duke in the semifinals of the NCAA women's golf championship at Bradenton, Fla., Tuesday. The Blue Devils had advanced through the match play quarterfinals over Texas Tech 4-1 earlier Tuesday. Duke winners against Baylor were Celine Boutier and Sandy Choi. National player of the year Leona Maguire fell 1-down and Duke No. 3 seed Gurbani Singh lost 2&1 to allow Baylor to tie after four of the five matches ... Top seeded Southern Cal lost to Stanford 3-2 ... The title match will pit Baylor against Stanford ... Developing story ...


May. 25, 2015 @ 10:23 PM

Maguire places second, Duke reaches quarterfinals

Duke freshman Leona Maguire finishes second in individual competion at NCAA golf championships


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May. 26, 2015 @ 10:04 PM

Brown’s blast lifts Bulls to victory

Corey Brown knocked a 3-2 pitch off the Blue Monster to put the Durham Bulls ahead of the Rochester Red Wings on Wednesday.


May. 24, 2015 @ 06:24 PM

Shaffer helps Bulls blast RailRiders

New Durham third baseman nearly hits for cycle as Bulls complete road trip with win


May. 21, 2015 @ 09:55 PM

Scranton rallies to beat Bulls in 10 innings

Durham coughs up 3-0 lead


May. 20, 2015 @ 08:49 PM

Postgame highlights from Curry’s little girl

Plus, it looks like NCCU's volleyball coach is trying to build something really special over there. That and more in "Fanfare."


May. 18, 2015 @ 08:46 PM

Duke’s Stevens, Greenwell make USA teams

Plus more sports tidbits here in "Fanfare"


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May. 27, 2015 @ 09:39 PM

Two emerge from delayed U.S. Women’s Open Championship Qualifier

It was a long day at the Governors Club as golfers from around the globe played 36 holes in the U.S. Women’s Open Qualifier on Wednesday with hopes of earning one of two spots at the U.S. Women’s Open Championship, which will be held at Lancaster Country Club in Pennsylvania on July 9-12. 

 

May. 26, 2015 @ 07:26 PM

NCAA women's golf: Duke falls in semifinal, sudden-death thriller

Freshman Lisa Maguire, Duke's No. 5 player, double-bogeyed the sixth sudden-death overtime hole to lose  in 24 holes Tuesday, giving Baylor a 3-2 win and eliminating reigning NCAA champion Duke in the semifinals of the NCAA women's golf championship at Bradenton, Fla., Tuesday. The Blue Devils had advanced through the match play quarterfinals over Texas Tech 4-1 earlier Tuesday. Duke winners against Baylor were Celine Boutier and Sandy Choi. National player of the year Leona Maguire fell 1-down and Duke No. 3 seed Gurbani Singh lost 2&1 to allow Baylor to tie after four of the five matches ... Top seeded Southern Cal lost to Stanford 3-2 ... The title match will pit Baylor against Stanford ... Developing story ...


May. 25, 2015 @ 10:23 PM

Maguire places second, Duke reaches quarterfinals

Duke freshman Leona Maguire finishes second in individual competion at NCAA golf championships


May. 24, 2015 @ 08:36 PM

Straub edges Wears for Durham Am title

First-round leader holds on to take two-day championship


May. 23, 2015 @ 08:06 PM

Wears' 68 nabs 1-stroke lead in 36-hole Durham Am

William Wears emerged from Round 1 of the 2015 Durham Amateur at Hillandale Golf Course at 3-under 68, giving him a one-stroke lead over both Campbell Rand and Warren Straub heading into the Sunday, May 24 final round.