N.C. State extends Gottfried’s contract, raises salary to $2.5 million

RALEIGH (WNCN) – N.C. State has signed its two head basketball coaches, men’s coach Mark Gottfried and women’s coach Wes Moore, to c...

November 13th, 2015 |  


U.S. Soccer curtails heading by young players

U.S. Soccer curtails heading by young players

RALEIGH (WTVD) — U.S. Soccer wants its youth leagues to cut back on heading, but changes aren’t coming in the form of mandates by the fede...

November 12th, 2015 |  


Round one

Round one

ELIZABETHTOWN — East Bladen’s Eagles in the state football playoffs has become about the same as fall following summer. And once again, Le...

November 12th, 2015 |  


Elon University football player dies after fall at UNC-Chapel Hill

CHAPEL HILL (WTVD) — Elon University reports football player Demitri Allison was killed in a fall from a residence hall at UNC Chapel Hill Wedne...

November 12th, 2015 |  


Knights face tall task vs. Kinston

Knights face tall task vs. Kinston

DUBLIN — Be careful what you wish for is an adage that West Bladen football coach Russell Dove surely has tumbling around in the far reaches of ...

November 12th, 2015 |  


Local sports briefs — Page 2B .neFileBlock { margin-bottom: 20px; } .neFileBlock p { margin: 0px 0px 0px 0px; } .neFileBlock .neFile { border...

November 12th, 2015 |  


Fayetteville family gets new ‘Cheesehead’ banner thanks to local UPS store owner

Fayetteville family gets new ‘Cheesehead’ banner thanks to local UPS store owner

FAYETTEVILLE (WNCN) — A North Carolina family, whose “North Carolina Cheesehead” banner was snatched from Carolina Panthers quarterb...

November 12th, 2015 |  


SPORTS BRIEFS

Four tabbed all-conference in tennis***Bladen County had four girls selected to the All-Four County Conferenceteam in tennis — two coming from W...

November 10th, 2015 |  


Not much goodto write aboutthese days

Not much goodto write aboutthese days

I sat down to write this column and I promise I wanted to write something positive. I tried. I tried very hard. After a week of dealing with the vitri...

November 10th, 2015 |  


Cam Newton rips down Packer fan’s banner

CHARLOTTE (ABC) — Panthers quarterback Cam Newton tore down a Packers banner before his team’s37-29 home victorySunday and said afterward ...

November 9th, 2015 |