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Sep. 22, 2014 @ 11:23 PM

KINGS OF THE COURT

NCCU freshman Kert Kilumets delivers HBCU national championship
 

Sep. 22, 2014 @ 05:15 PM

Tar Heels put to rest burial by Pirates, prep for Death Valley

UNC coach Larry Fedora said his team is not dwelling on Saturday's 70-41 loss at East Carolina.


Sep. 21, 2014 @ 08:16 PM

ACC time has arrived for unbeaten Duke

The first one-third of the regular-season football schedule is done and Duke has plenty of reasons to be happy.

To keep the good times rolling after their first 4-0 start since 1994 though, the Blue Devils know they have to do even more as they begin a stretch of eight consecutive ACC games by playing at Miami on Saturday (7:30 p.m., ESPN2).


Sep. 21, 2014 @ 08:19 PM

NCCU has plenty to work on during bye week

Among the matters N.C. Central would do well to address during its bye this week are capitalizing in the red zone, converting on third-down situations and getting more momentum out of its running game to catch up with what the Eagles are doing through the air.


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Sep. 19, 2014 @ 10:30 PM

GALLERY: Southern v. Northern (High School Football)

Southern shuts out Northern, 28-0, on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2014. The Herald-Sun | Christine T. Nguyen

Sep. 19, 2014 @ 10:33 PM

GALLERY: Riverside v. Apex (High School football)

Apex beats Riverside, 42-25, on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2014. Special to The Herald-Sun | Ken Martin

Sep. 13, 2014 @ 07:11 PM

Gallery-Duke freshman Shaun Wilson has 245 yards, and 3 TD

Duke freshman Shaun Wilson 12 car., 245 yards, 3 TD The Herald-Sun | Bernard Thomas

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Sep. 21, 2014 @ 02:16 PM

Duke football Morning After

Injury updates on Johnson, Patrick, Duke's winning streak, Martin's records


A BLUE WAVE

Coach K talks Duke, USA Basketball


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Sep. 19, 2014 @ 11:25 AM

Switch-ing subjects

Since we're talking about discipline.


GameDay | NCCU

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT


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Sep. 20, 2014 @ 01:52 AM

Cummings nips Person on 51-yard TD with 17 seconds left

Burlington Cummings’ quarterback Ryan Boswell connected with wide receiver Tevin Smith for a 51-yard touchdown with just 17 seconds to play to lift the Cavaliers to a wild 16-14 victory against Roxboro Person Friday.


Sep. 21, 2014 @ 12:09 AM

Unbeaten Southern rips Northern: Prep football links

The Southern Spartans played with dull swords that still were sharp enough to beat the Northern Knights 28-0 in a non-conference duel on Friday.s, click on View All (above), then scroll down to High Schools.

Live links to complete area high school football coverage:

Apex 49, Riverside 25

CCDS 20, Hillside 18

South Wake 21, Kestrel Heights 6

Oxford Webb 34, Elizabeth City Pasquotank 21

Granville Central 46, Winston-Salem Prep 22

Holly Springs 48, Jordan 10

South Granville 28, Carrboro 6

Chapel Hill 65, East Chapel Hill 6

Burlington Cummings 16, Roxboro Person 14


Sep. 20, 2014 @ 01:27 AM

Chapel Hill swamps East Chapel Hill in town title grudge match

Host Chapel Hill ran through cross-town rival East Chapel Hill like a horse through an open barn door to claim the Hodgin Cup for the town championship Friday night in a 65-6 blowout.


Sep. 20, 2014 @ 02:13 AM

Earl Green, South Granville manhandle Carrboro

Earl Green and South Granville’s running attack were too much for Carrboro to stop and the Vikings prevailed 28-6 on Friday night.


Sep. 20, 2014 @ 12:58 AM

Winless Jordan comes up empty at Holly Springs

Nehemiah Harris and Tray Staton scored two touchdowns apiece to lead Holly Springs to an overpowering 48-10 victory over visiting Jordan on Friday night.


Sep. 20, 2014 @ 02:12 AM

Parker leads Granville Central to 4th straight win

A stingy defensive unit for Granville Central hadn’t allowed a single point in nine quarters.But when the Panthers (4-1) let up 22 points on Friday night, quarterback Jay Parker lit up the scoreboard to keep Granville Central’s win streak alive.


Sep. 20, 2014 @ 12:23 AM

Kestrel Heights falls at home to last-minute substitute foe

South Wake, a last-minute replacement home-school opponent, shut down Kestrel Heights 21-6 Friday night at the Bethesda Elementary School field.


Sep. 20, 2014 @ 12:21 AM

Webb runs wild on Pasquotank to move to .500

Oxford Webb ran for almost 500 yards Friday night en route to a 34-21 comeback win over visiting Elizabeth City Pasquotank.


Sep. 19, 2014 @ 11:42 PM

Hillside falls to Charlotte Country Day — again

For the second straight season, Hillside came up empty against Charlotte Country Day School 20-18 Friday.


Sep. 19, 2014 @ 11:03 PM

Visiting Apex keelhauls error-prone Pirates

Chris Howell envisioned a track meet looming between host Riverside and visiting Apex Friday. What the Riverside football coach didn’t foresee was his Pirates dropping the baton six times as the Cougars ran away to a 49-25 win.


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Sep. 22, 2014 @ 11:23 PM

KINGS OF THE COURT

NCCU freshman Kert Kilumets delivers HBCU national championship
 


Sep. 22, 2014 @ 05:15 PM

Tar Heels put to rest burial by Pirates, prep for Death Valley

UNC coach Larry Fedora said his team is not dwelling on Saturday's 70-41 loss at East Carolina.


Sep. 21, 2014 @ 08:21 PM

Tar Heels look to regroup following 70-41 loss

North Carolina has had shocking defensive breakdowns in each of Larry Fedora’s first three seasons at the helm. The Tar Heels recovered the first two times, but now must regroup after the worst performance of them all in Saturday’s 70-41 loss at East Carolina.

“You hope that their spirit isn’t broken,” Fedora said.


Sep. 21, 2014 @ 08:19 PM

NCCU has plenty to work on during bye week

Among the matters N.C. Central would do well to address during its bye this week are capitalizing in the red zone, converting on third-down situations and getting more momentum out of its running game to catch up with what the Eagles are doing through the air.


Sep. 21, 2014 @ 08:16 PM

ACC time has arrived for unbeaten Duke

The first one-third of the regular-season football schedule is done and Duke has plenty of reasons to be happy.

To keep the good times rolling after their first 4-0 start since 1994 though, the Blue Devils know they have to do even more as they begin a stretch of eight consecutive ACC games by playing at Miami on Saturday (7:30 p.m., ESPN2).


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Sep. 11, 2014 @ 04:50 PM

P.J. Hairston court date continued to Nov. 14

Nine games into the upcoming NBA regular season, the Charlotte Hornets have a 9 p.m. tip with the Phoenix Suns. Hornets rookie P.J. Hairston is due in Durham County District Court that morning, Nov. 14. He was supposed to be in court Friday, Sept. 12, but his case has been delayed again.


Aug. 21, 2014 @ 05:04 PM

Patriots-Panthers do battle in preseason game 3 Friday

The Carolina Panthers to play starters for about half of Friday, Aug. 22, NFL exhibition at Foxborough, Mass., against the New England Patriots.


Aug. 08, 2014 @ 03:18 PM

No resolution in Hairston case

Unless P.J. Hairston’s lawyers settle out of court regarding his misdemeanor charge of assault and battery, the NBA rookie has a Sept. 12 Durham County District Court date.


Aug. 07, 2014 @ 04:40 PM

Fanfare: Hillside, Southern, Orange football ranked in state's top 15

CarolinaGridiron.com has ranked the top 15 high school football programs in North Carolina in each of four attendances classifications. Locally, Hillside is ranked No. 15 in 4-A, defending state 3-AA champion Southern is ranked fourth and Orange is ranked 10th in 3-A. ... Duke's Boutier falls in round of 32 at U.S. Women's Am ... Duke leads all ACC schools on academic honor roll ... Landon Donovan to retire ... Kevin Love to join Cavaliers, NBA sources say. ... Ex-UNC star Felton suspended by NBA.


Aug. 09, 2014 @ 09:21 PM

RORY ROARS AHEAD

LATE BIRDIE LIFTS McILROY OUT OF LOGJAM AND INTO SOLE PGA LEAD

Rory McIlroy celebrated his final birdie with a smile and a slight pump of his first, knowing that 8-foot putt gave him the outright lead Saturday in the PGA Championship.

Rory McIlroy celebrated his final birdie with a smile and a slight pump of his first, knowing that 8-foot putt gave him the outright lead Saturday in the PGA Championship.

“It’s a great position to be in,” he said.

He’s just not used to it being so crowded at the top.

McIlroy has won all three of his majors with the lead going into the final round — by eight shots at the 2011 U.S. Open, three shots at the 2012 PGA Championship, six shots last month at the British Open.

Now comes another major test for Boy Wonder — a Sunday shootout.

More rain in the morning at Valhalla allowed for a deluge of birdies in the lowest scoring round in PGA Championship history. Six players had a share of the lead at some point. McIlroy could see it on the leaderboard. He could hear it on a golf course resounding with cheers from every corner.

 

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Sep. 11, 2014 @ 04:04 PM

Haas goes wire-to-wire, wins Carolinas PGA event at Duke

Wake Forest University men’s golf coach Jerry Haas on Thursday won the 2014 Carolinas PGA Professional Championship at Duke University Golf Club.


Aug. 17, 2014 @ 06:56 PM

Villegas claims 1-stroke win at Wyndham

Colombian gains win in final regular-season event of FedEx Cup race


Aug. 16, 2014 @ 06:42 PM

Nick Watney grabs one stroke lead at Wyndham Championship

Nick Watney birdied the final hole for a 5-under 65 and a one-stroke lead Saturday after the third round of the Wyndham Championship.

Live scoring updates


Aug. 16, 2014 @ 06:00 PM

Slocum, Langley share 2nd round lead at Wyndham Championship

Heath Slocum needs a strong finish at the Wyndham Championship to earn a spot in the PGA Tour’s postseason. Scott Langley might not be on the playoff bubble — but he sure knows how his friend is feeling.

Live scoring updates


Aug. 14, 2014 @ 07:53 PM

VILLEGAS IN LEAD

N.C. NATIVES SIMPSON, McGIRT A STROKE BACK AT WYNDHAM CHAMPIONSHIP

Camilo Villegas got away from golf for a little while, and his game came back.

A recharged Villegas shot a 7-under 63 on Thursday to take a one-stroke lead after the first round at the Wyndham Championship.

North Carolina natives Webb Simpson and William McGirt shot 64, and Scott Langley, Heath Slocum, Paul Casey, Andrew Loupe and Martin Laird were another stroke back in the final event before the PGA Tour’s playoffs.

Villegas hasn’t won since 2010 and has only two top-10 finishes in the last three years.

After pulling out of the Canadian Open after one round last month, he spent the past week back in his native Colombia for “a little recharge” — leaving his clubs behind in Florida.

“I just thought it was appropriate to hop on a plane and see mom and dad and recharge a little bit,” Villegas said.

It helped him make a late charge up the Sedgefield Country Club leaderboard.

Starting on the back nine, he had three early birdies before getting even hotter late: He followed his birdie on the fourth with an eagle on the par-5 fifth, placing his second shot about 3 feet from the stick.

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