Biggie the pug who is trained in Pittsboro and whose owner lives in Chapel Hill won best in the Toy Group at the 142nd annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show after the untimely death of his cousin, Rumble.
Another two MLS expansion teams are expected to be named at some point in 2018, and Raleigh is going to have to find a way to get past the two leftover finalists from this round before then. What’s that going to take?
Raleigh golfer Doc Redman is headed back to Clemson for the fall semester this week and has something new and shiny to show off: the 2017 US Amateur championship trophy. Redman, along with golfers Grayson Murray and Carter Jenkins, played golf at Leesville Road.
Steve Malik, the founder of Medfusion and the catalyst for the effort to bring the MLS to Raleigh, owns North Carolina FC and the NWSL’s North Carolina Courage. The Kinston native helped start his high school’s soccer team in 1978.
Kaye Pierson, a retired nurse, mows fairways and greens at Pinehurst Resort and Country Club. She also beat Jordan Spieth to golf’s Grand Slam. She has mowed lawns at four majors — the Masters, British Open, US Open and now the PGA Championship at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte.
The fourth annual Sir Walter Miler is set to take place Friday night at Meredith College in Raleigh, NC, with the women’s elite race starting at 9:05 p.m. and the men’s elite race starting at 9:20 p.m. Fans will be allowed to stand on the track outside lane 5 and in the infield for the elite races to cheer to get close to the action.
Veronica Von Zwehl, a retiree who lives in Waynesville, NC, has something in common with legendary Hall of Fame and UCLA basketball coach John Wooden. They both belong to an exclusive club on the golf course that includes just 13 other known memebers -- a double eagle and hole-in-one in the same round.
Major League Soccer has been around in the U.S. for more than 20 years, but it is still unfamiliar to many North Carolinians with no franchises between Atlanta and Washington. Here is a primer on how popular the league has been and where Raleigh might fit into the picture if its MLS bid succeeds.
A group of Major League Soccer officials led by president and deputy commissioner Mark Abbott visited Raleigh on July 19, 2017 to evaluate North Carolina F.C.’s bid for an MLS team. Here is everything you need to know about the bid and what has to happen for it to succeed.
Watch a time-lapse of NC State's Will Wilson sliding safely into home after tagging up on a sacrifice fly in the victory over Duke Saturday, April 21, 2018. Wilson was originally called out but it was overturned on replay.