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Nov. 23, 2014 @ 06:23 PM

Freshmen Greenwell, Stevens lead Duke past Marquette

Rebecca Greenwell had 22 points with 12 rebounds and fellow freshman Azura Stevens added 18 and 10 to help No. 7 Duke beat Marquette 83-51 on Sunday.

Nov. 23, 2014 @ 09:53 PM

Creighton tops visiting NCCU 65-45

Isaiah Zierden scored 20 points, including 8 of 9 from the line, to lead Creighton over visiting N.C. Central 65-45 on Sunday.

 


Nov. 23, 2014 @ 06:53 PM

UNC men slip past Charlotte 2-1 in NCAA 2nd Round

Senior forward Tyler Engel netted his his second goal of the game with less than two minutes left in regulation  to give No. 16-ranked North Carolina a 2-1 victory over the No. 8 Charlotte 49ers Sunday in the second round of the NCAA men’s soccer tournament at Transamerica Field.


Nov. 23, 2014 @ 06:21 PM

No. 18 South Carolina ends No. 6 UNC's season

No. 18 South Carolina played more like sixth-ranked North Carolina on Sunday according to UNC coach Anson Dorrance and that helped the Gamecocks take a 1-0 win in the third round of the NCAA Tournament at Fetzer Field.


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Nov. 22, 2014 @ 07:23 PM

Gallery-North Carolina Central against North Carolina A&T

North Carolina Central-21 North Carolina A&T-14 The Herald-Sun | Bernard Thomas

Nov. 21, 2014 @ 11:14 PM

Gallery-Southern Durham football against Cleveland at Southern

Southern Durham football against Cleveland at Southern The Herald-Sun | Bernard Thomas

Nov. 21, 2014 @ 12:08 AM

GALLERY: North Carolina v. Duke, 45-20

The North Carolina Tar Heels reclaim the Victory Bell with a 45-20 win over Duke. The Herald-Sun | Bernard Thomas and Christine T. Nguyen

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Nov. 24, 2014 @ 01:53 PM

UNC celebration damages Duke locker room

Tar Heels apologize, will pay for repairs, after spray painting Duke facilities


Cook shoots Duke past Stanford for CVC title

Coach K, Dawkins set to face off


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Nov. 05, 2014 @ 09:03 AM

All the athletes I cover eventually have to leave -- now it's my turn to move on

The Carrier Classic, Gio Bernard’s punt return, Austin Rivers’ 3-pointer, Marcus Paige’s duel with T.J. Warren, Duke going score-for-score with Johnny Manziel, the 18-inning UNC-NCSU ACC Tournament game – there are tons of memorable events I’ve covered in my three-plus years at the Durham Herald-Sun.


My AP Top 25 ballot: FSU back on top

My AP Top 25 ballot: Mississippi State on top, Duke back in


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Nov. 22, 2014 @ 01:42 AM

SHOOTOUT: No. 1 Southern blows past Cleveland 67-48

Reigning state 3-AA champion Southern unleashed a potent run-and-gun offense to turn back a powerful Cleveland scoring machine Friday night 67-48. Kendall Hinton compiled 174 yards running and 285 passing for 459 total yards. He ran for one touchdown and threw for four more.


Nov. 22, 2014 @ 01:13 AM

Chapel Hill builds big early lead, upsets Terry Sanford

With his team staring down a double-digit deficit after a nightmare first quarter against Chapel Hill on Friday night, Terry Sanford coach Bryan Till said he saw no shortage of fight on the Bulldogs’ sideline. As the rest of Friday night’s second round Class 3-AA state playoff contest unfolded, that showed as Terry Sanford put together a solid comeback before falling short 23-20.


Nov. 22, 2014 @ 12:56 AM

Hillside too hot for previously unbeaten 71st to handle

Nas Forte-Ferguson and his Hillside teammates had a tough time getting to Seventy-First’s Loyd E. Auman Athletic Field Friday night, arriving 40 minutes before kickoff. But once they got on the field, Forte-Ferguson and company had no trouble finding the end zone and keeping Seventy-First out of it, winning 27-0.


Nov. 22, 2014 @ 01:58 AM

Orange blasts its way into state 3-AA quarterfinals

Two touchdowns in 50 seconds at the end of the first half propelled the Panthers of Orange High School (12-1) past the Corinth Holders High Pirates (9-4) and into the state 3-AA quarterfinals 42-13 Friday night.


Nov. 22, 2014 @ 09:11 PM

BIG FOUR: Southern, Hillside, Chapel Hill, Orange sweep 2nd round

The area's four remaining high school playoff entries pulled a perfecto Friday night, to move into the state quarterfinals where three members of the Big East 3-A Conference are among the last eight 3-AA programs standing. Southern will host Chapel Hill on Friday in one quarterfinal, Orange will host Northern Guilford in another, and Hillside will travel to No. 1 seed New Bern in 4-A in a rematch of the Hornets' season-opener.

Click on live links below for complete game-by-game reports:

Hillside 27, Fayetteville Seventy-First 0
Southern 67, Clayton Cleveland 48
Chapel Hill 23, Fayetteville Terry Sanford 20
Orange 42, Wendell Corinth Holders 13


Nov. 20, 2014 @ 06:03 PM

Prep playoffs: Four left ... and counting

Four area teams remain alive for Friday’s (Nov. 21) 7:30 p.m. second round of the N.C. High School Athletic Association playoffs, but only one can be considered a favorite. Reigning state 3-AA champion Southern is that favorite, as the No. 1 seed hosts No. 8 Clayton Cleveland. Southern is one of three Big Eight 3-A Conference teams still alive after the first round of the playoffs, joining No. 6 seed Orange and No. 12 Chapel Hill, both of whom play on the road in 3-AA action tonight. In Fayetteville, 4-A No. 5 seed Hillside (8-4) will have its hands more than full when it travels to meet No. 4 Seventy-First (12-0).


Nov. 18, 2014 @ 07:33 PM

Football playoffs: Southern prepping for big-time challenge

Reigning state 3-AA football champion Southern got the lowest-seeded opponent it could for a second round state playoff game in visiting Clayton Cleveland (7:30 p.m. Friday). But the No. 1 Eastern Regional seed Spartans might be shaking their heads about that. While Cleveland might be a No. 8 seed, the Rams play like a team that should have been seeded much higher.


Nov. 17, 2014 @ 07:16 PM

Southern's Brown could land at Duke

Duke is among several college teams for which Southern running back Jordon Brown might suit up on Saturdays.


Nov. 15, 2014 @ 05:10 PM

Prep Football Playoffs: Hillside runs up big lead, holds on late

Special teams play and a punishing defense that forced four turnovers propelled Hillside to a 42-28 win Friday over Fayetteville E.E. Smith and into the second round of the 4-A state playoffs.

Follow the links below to coverage of all 10 of Friday's area playoff games.
Southern 25, Cardinal Gibbons 6
Orange 21, Sanford Lee County 20
Northern Guilford 56, Northwood 26
Chapel Hill 42, Shallotte West Brunswick 14
Fayetteville Seventy-First 28, Riverside 0
Fayetteville Cape Fear 32, Northern 14
Bunn 15, South Granville 6
Bakersville Mitchell County 35, Granville Central 14
North Edgecombe 47, Kestrel Heights 0


Nov. 15, 2014 @ 01:50 AM

North Edgecombe dominates wrong-way Kestrel Heights 47-0

Taking a wrong turn en route to North Edgecombe and arriving barely five minutes before Friday’s kickoff, the Kestrel Heights Hawks probably wish they had not gotten there at all after the Warriors plucked them clean in the first round of the NCHSSA 1-A playoffs.


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Nov. 24, 2014 @ 01:53 PM

UNC celebration damages Duke locker room

Tar Heels apologize, will pay for repairs, after spray painting Duke facilities


Nov. 23, 2014 @ 08:07 PM

Painful loss in the past, Duke starts working on Wake Forest

The Blue Devils have one more regular-season game to play before their bowl assignment


Nov. 23, 2014 @ 06:53 PM

UNC men slip past Charlotte 2-1 in NCAA 2nd Round

Senior forward Tyler Engel netted his his second goal of the game with less than two minutes left in regulation  to give No. 16-ranked North Carolina a 2-1 victory over the No. 8 Charlotte 49ers Sunday in the second round of the NCAA men’s soccer tournament at Transamerica Field.


Nov. 23, 2014 @ 06:58 PM

Wolfpack holds off tenacious South Florida in tight one

Trevor Lacey scored 21 points to help N.C. State hold off South Florida 68-65 on Sunday. Cat Barber added 10 points for the Wolfpack, who blew most of an 11-point lead in the final 3 minutes but did just enough to earn the program's first 4-0 start under coach Mark Gottfried.


Nov. 23, 2014 @ 09:53 PM

Creighton tops visiting NCCU 65-45

Isaiah Zierden scored 20 points, including 8 of 9 from the line, to lead Creighton over visiting N.C. Central 65-45 on Sunday.

 


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Nov. 21, 2014 @ 05:19 PM

NCCU, Globetrotter great Charles 'Tex' Harrison dies

Charles “Tex” Harrison, a Harlem Globetrotters legend who played basketball at N.C. Central in the 1950s, passed away on Thursday at 81.


Nov. 17, 2014 @ 08:22 PM

Legacy gets 32 from McKeithen, sink Seadawgs

The Bull City Legacy is 1-1 in the Tobacco Road Basketball League.


Nov. 12, 2014 @ 05:45 PM

For Dawkins, a long journey to NBA

The phone buzzed and Andre Dawkins looked down to read the caller ID.

A number from the 305 area code popped up and, it being cut time around the NBA last month, the nervous Miami Heat rookie feared bad news.

 

 


Nov. 02, 2014 @ 08:12 PM

Hurricanes top Kings for 2nd straight win

Lindholm's goal lifts Carolina over reigning Stanley Cup champions


Oct. 30, 2014 @ 07:37 PM

Glimmers of Duke's Parker in NBA opener

If there’s a basketball game being played involving Jabari Parker, it’s only natural to find him in the starting lineup.

That was the case at Chicago’s Simeon Career Academy where Parker started on four consecutive state championship teams and was the national prep player of the year.

 

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Nov. 14, 2014 @ 06:45 PM

Fedora to Tar Heels: Don't let 2014 season slide away

North Carolina’s Ryan Switzer isn’t worried about the Tar Heel football bandwagon getting lighter now that basketball season has begun. The UNC (4-5, 2-3 ACC) football team has work to do, Switzer says, beginning with today’s homecoming game (12:30 p.m., WRAL) against ACC and Coastal Division rival Pittsburgh (4-5, 2-3 ACC).


Oct. 09, 2014 @ 04:46 PM

Two-man duel headlines SAS Championship this weekend

Bernhard Langer is the prohibitive favorite to win the Charles Schwab Cup. Colin Montgomerie says he’s figured out a way to catch him. Both players are in the field for this week’s SAS Championship and Montgomerie figures he needs to win two of the final four Champions Tour events to make up the 633-point deficit. The tournament is being played Friday-Sunday at Prestonwood Country Club in Cary.


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.

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