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Mar. 06, 2015 @ 04:21 PM

No. 16 Duke rips Wake in ACC women's quarterfinals

Kendall Cooper scored 21 points and No. 16-ranked and fourth-seeded Duke proved too much for 13th-seeded Wake Forest, advancing in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament with a 77-68 win on Friday.

Mar. 06, 2015 @ 03:18 PM

Not a single skipped beat in NCCU's 16-0 MEAC record

When the horn finally sounded Thursday night, NCCU was on the winning end of a 69-58 victory over N.C. A&T  in front of a gym filled to the brim, raucously celebrating not only a win over an arch-rival, but also the program’s first undefeated conference record in any division.

Mar. 06, 2015 @ 06:39 AM

Report: Duke investigated Sulaimon

Sports Illustrated reported the school looked into sexual assault claims against the former Duke basketball player but closed it for lack of evidence

Mar. 05, 2015 @ 10:46 PM

Voyager boys, Chapel Hill girls open regional play

Voyager's game features teams with contrasting styles, and the squads both have a player who is 6 feet 10 inches tall.

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Feb. 08, 2015 @ 06:52 PM

GALLERY- The Tar Heel family, community pay tribute to Dean Smith

The Tar Heel family, community pay tribute to Dean Smith The Herald-Sun | Bernard Thomas

Feb. 08, 2015 @ 05:46 PM

GALLERY: A look back at UNC coach Dean Smith's career

A look back at UNC coach Dean Smith's career. Smith, who was 83, passed away Saturday night in Chapel Hill. The Herald-Sun staff

Feb. 07, 2015 @ 05:14 PM

GALLERY-Duke defeat Notre dame 90-60.

Duke defeat Notre dame 90-60. The Herald-Sun | Bernard Thomas

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Mar. 06, 2015 @ 06:39 AM

Report: Duke investigated Sulaimon

Sports Illustrated reported the school looked into sexual assault claims against the former Duke basketball player but closed it for lack of evidence

White: Duke handled allegations properly

Coach K: Okafor ankle improved

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Jan. 19, 2015 @ 11:19 PM

NCCU takes down Hampton on the road

NCCU overcomes a 12-point second-half deficit to defeat Hampton and remain the MEAC's lone undefeated team.

Defense keys NCCU win over IUPUI


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Feb. 16, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Area wrestlers set for Friday's state meet

Saturday's regional tournaments sent qualifiers to state meets

Feb. 16, 2015 @ 12:36 AM

UPDATE: Weather postpones first-round games

Early school closings curtail after-school activities.

Feb. 15, 2015 @ 07:13 PM

Area has 4 indoor state champs

Hillside's Jackson, Jordan's Brown and Northwood's Council and Ghadegesin of School of the Arts claim individual titles

Feb. 14, 2015 @ 08:30 PM

PAC-6 fails to crack top 10 in 4-A swim championships

The difference was about a wink of the eye. Maybe, more aptly, a splash of the hand. But it made all the difference between Michael Wohl of East Chapel Hill grabbing gold and finishing with a powerful silver medal performance in the 100 freestyle at the 4A state swimming championships at Triangle Aquatic Center on Saturday.

Feb. 15, 2015 @ 12:05 AM

PAC-6 Tournament schedules moved up; regular-season wrapup

The PAC-6 4-A moved up the start of its boys’ and girls’ basketball tournaments at Saturday’s coaches’ meeting because of the threat of wintry weather this week. The tournaments will now begin on Monday instead of Tuesday.

Feb. 13, 2015 @ 09:48 PM

Wildcat boys spoil Jordan's home finale

The East Chapel Hill High boys basketball team spoiled Jordan's senior night. 

Feb. 13, 2015 @ 09:45 PM

Carrboro, Shelby tie for first in state 1A/2A swimming

The Carrboro boys team tied for first with Shelby in the state swim meet Friday. 

Feb. 12, 2015 @ 09:16 PM

Chapel Hill boys repeat state swimming title, girls place third

The Chapel Hill boys swim team took first place for the second year in a row, while the girls team dropped to third after finishing as the runner-up last year.

Feb. 10, 2015 @ 09:49 PM

Jordan double trouble for Northern

Northern's main man is Kentrell Barkley. Jordan capitalized when he was out of the game.

Feb. 11, 2015 @ 10:33 PM

Riverside sweeps Person, eyes postseason

The way Riverside's girls played defense was too much for Person.

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Mar. 04, 2015 @ 07:02 PM

Title in hand, NCCU seeks perfection

Picked to win MEAC again, Eagles have fulfilled their goal

Mar. 04, 2015 @ 06:46 PM

UNC seeks more toughness for postseason

Hatchell wants her team girded for physical play in the post

Mar. 04, 2015 @ 06:00 PM

NCCU trustees to study athletics program

N.C. Central University trustees have set up a working group to study the long-term “sustainability and justification” of the school’s intercollegiate athletics program.

Mar. 03, 2015 @ 11:04 PM

Tar Heels hammer Georgia Tech

UNC warms up for Duke rematch by winning its second consecutive road game

Mar. 03, 2015 @ 08:28 PM

Duke closes home schedule against Wake Forest

Duke carries nine-game winning streak into senior night game

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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.


Oct. 30, 2014 @ 02:02 PM

Hairston sits the bench in NBA debut

P.J. Hairston’s NBA career started the exact same way his college career at North Carolina ended – with the Greensboro native never getting in the game.


Oct. 11, 2014 @ 01:07 AM

Hurricanes' miscues lead to opening night defeat

Islanders convert power plays into early lead and hold on to top Carolina 5-3 at PNC Arena.

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.

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Jun. 29, 2014 @ 06:56 PM

Bull City Open seeks players, sponsors

The John Avery Boys & Girls Club will be among the beneficiaries of the Bull City Open Golf Championship in August.

Jun. 26, 2014 @ 08:32 PM

Alaina Yeatts eliminated in N.C. Junior Girls' semifinal

UNC Wilmington signee and former Trinity School of Durham & Chapel Hill golf star Alaina Yeatts was eliminated in the semifinals of the Carolinas Golf Association’s N.C. Junior Girls’ Golf Championship at Starmount Forest Country Club here Thursday.

Jun. 25, 2014 @ 06:25 PM

Trinity's Alaina Yeatts advances in N.C. Junior golf

Recent Trinity School of Durham & Chapel Hill graduate Alaina Yeatts is the lone survivor among four area qualifiers at the Carolinas Golf Association’s N.C. Junior Girls’ Championship at Starmount Forest Country Club here Wednesday.

Jun. 24, 2014 @ 04:40 PM

Tiger still Tiger, even for 35 minutes on driving range

About two dozen photographers lined up in a row on the range Tuesday at Congressional, a reminder that golf is different when Tiger Woods is around. And that was before Woods even arrived to hit balls for 35 minutes.

Jun. 22, 2014 @ 10:24 PM

Michelle Wie holds on to win US Women's Open

Wie gets first major win