• Parker declares for the NBA draft, Deshields announces transfer from UNC posted 7 hours ago

    It took longer than expected, but Duke Freshman of the Year, Jabari Parker Thursday declared himself leaving the school to enter the NBA draft.  The 6 Foot Eight All-American Forward led the Blue Devils in scoring and rebounding this past season.  Coach Mike Krzyzewski said in a statement that it was “an honor for us […]

  • Local Baseball posted 8 hours ago

    Lots of Thursday Baseball in anticipation of the Easter Weekend Holiday.  East Rowan continued its outstanding play, clinching a tie for first place in the SPC, with a 4-2 win at Central Cabarrus.  Trailing 2-1, Sam Wyrick  had a two run single that put the Mustangs ahead for good.  Chase Jarrett was the winnng pitcher […]

  • Braves lose series finale in Philly posted 8 hours ago

    The Atlanta Braves had their four game winning streak snapped in Philadelphia on Thursday, losing 1-0 in  the series finale.  A. J. Burnett tossed three hit ball over seven innings, then got relief help from Antonio Bastardo in the eighth inning and Jonathan Papelbon slammed the door in the ninth to get the save.  Alex […]

  • 2014 Charlotte Bobcats NBA Playoff Schedule posted 1 day ago

    2014 Charlotte Bobcats NBA Playoff Schedule for First Round Series with Miami Game 1      Sunday          4/20      Charlotte at Miami          3:30PM Game 2      Wednesday    4/23      Charlotte at Miami          7:00PM Game 3      Saturday    […]

  • Local Baseball: East Rowan, Carson with wins, Salisbury and West Rowan take Losses posted 1 day ago

    Another banner performance by East Rowan’s Connor Johnson as he went the distance on the mound to pick up his seventh win without a loss, as East defeated Central Cabarrus 6-2.  Johnson scattered eight hits and struck out ten with no walks.  Ike Freeman had two hits, inlcluding an RBI triple and Luke Setzer added […]

  • Bobcats wrap up the regular season with a win. Will play the Heat in the playoffs posted 1 day ago

    The Charlotte Bobcats won for the eighth time in their last nine games, winning in overtime over the Chicago Bulls at Time Warner Cable Arena 91-86.  Kemba Walker had 22 points and eight assists to lead the Cats. Al Jefferson added ten points and 18 rebounds.  Gerald Henderson had 11 points.  The Bobcats outrebounded the […]

  • Braves win pitchers duel posted 1 day ago

    The Atlanta Braves won again Wednesday night, with a career top performance by Julio Tehran, edging the Phillies in Philadelphia 1-0.  Tehran pitched a three hitter and Evan Gattis accounted for the only run of the game against Cliff Lee and went 4-4 at the plate.  The Braves had eleven hits in the game, but […]

  • Local Baseball posted 2 days ago

    Rain wiped out the entire schedule for High School Baseball Tuesday, but most of the games have been rescheduled for Wednesday night.  Those games include Central Cabarrus at East Rowan, Cox Mill at West Rowan, Hickory Ridge at Carson, and South Rowan at Robinson all due for 6:30PM starts.  North Rowan visits Thomasville and Salisbury […]

  • Braves rained out posted 2 days ago

    The scheduled game between the Atlanta Braves and Philadelphia Phillies was rained out Tuesday and will probably be rescheduled in late June.  The Braves play Wednesday night at Philadelphia and will try to keep their four game winning streak going.  They now have a one and a half game lead over second place Washington in […]

  • Braves blow lead then come back against the Phillies posted 3 days ago

    The Atlanta Braves let their bats do the talking for them Monday night, belting five homers in a 9-6 win at Philadlephia.  The Braves led 5-1 behind the pitching of Ervin Santana and consecutive homers by Evan Gattis, Dan Uggla, and Andrelton Simmons in the eighth inning only to see the Phillies rally to take […]