• NFL Training Camps Starting posted 1 hour ago

    Training Camps around the NFL are starting this week.  The Washington Redskins are reporting Wednesday to Richmond, Virginia for the start of their training camp, with official practices cranking up Thursday.  The Carolina Panthers are holding a Fan Fest Friday at Bank of America Stadium, with gates opening 5:00PM and practice starting at 6:30PM Friday.  […]

  • Braves Lose to the Marlins again posted 2 hours ago

    Troubles for Mike Minor again for the Braves, as he was pounded for six runs and ten hits in just three innings and it was just a little bit too much to overcome, as the Marlins held off a late rally for a 6-5 win.  Atlanta rallied in the eighth inning for three runs, but […]

  • High School All-Star Week continues in the Greensboro area posted 1 day ago

    High School All-Star week started Monday night at the Greensboro Colliseum with the East-West All Star Basketball games.  The West won both games Monday night, taking the Girls contest 82-68 and the Boys game 98-86.  Tuesday the All Star Soccer games are being played at the UNC-Greensboro Soccer fields, with the Girls at 6:30Pm and […]

  • Preseason ACC Football Predictions: Florida State and Miami picked at the Top posted 1 day ago

    In the final day of the ACC preseason gathering of media and coaches, the media poll for order of predicted finish for the 2014 season was released.  Defending National Champion, Florida State, was an overwhelming choice at the top for their Division, the Atlantic, while Miami was a much narrower choice for the Coastal Division.  […]

  • Local Baseball, Legion posted 1 day ago

    Although the Rowan County American Legion baseball team has ended its season, other teams in the state are prepping for the State Tournament in Lexington that starts Friday.  Here is the lineup for the first day on Friday at Holt-Moffitt Field.  9:30AM:  Area Four Champion Shelby vs. Hope Mills or Wilmington, whichever one is the […]

  • Braves Lose in Ten Innings posted 1 day ago

    Opening game of a four game series with the Miami Marlins at Turner Field in Atlanta wound up being a tough 3-1 loss for the Braves in ten innings.  An outstanding pitching outing by Julio Tehran was wasted, as Tehran wound up with a no decision after pitching seven innings and striking out eleven, which […]

  • Hornets Fall in Summer League Semifinal posted 2 days ago

    Despite 27 points and seven rebounds from P.J. Hairston,  the Charlotte Hornets lost in the Las Vegas Summer League Semifinals to Houston 83-79.  The Hornets were playing without Cody Zeller for the second straight game, but got 18 points and 14 rebounds from Josh Davis, who is hoping to get a training camp invitation from […]

  • Local Golf: Eric Mulkey wins Rowan Amateur posted 2 days ago

    Eric Mulkey won his first major Rowan Golf Tournament Sunday, capping off a win Sunday afternoon at the Corbin Hills Golf Club.  Mulkey sank a twelve foot putt for birdie on the seventeenth hole to edge Nick Lyerly two and one for the Championship win in the Match Play event.  The 33 year old Mulkey […]

  • British Open: McIlroy wins in route going performance posted 2 days ago

    Rory McIlroy won the British Open Golf Tournament at Hoylake, England, holding on for a two stroke win over Sergio Garcia and Rickie Fowler after a final round 71.  McIlroy had a six stroke lead entering the final round Sunday, but had his lead trimmed to a final margin of two.  He still became the […]

  • American Legion Baseball: High Point Completes Sweep for Area III Title posted 2 days ago

    The Area III Championship series was concluded Sunday night, as High Point Completed a three game sweep over Northern Division rival, Winston Salem, winning 14-3 to take the State Tournament berth for Area III.  The High Point team will be the top seed from Area III for the tournament that starts Friday at Lexington’s Holt […]