If you are a sports fan, this is a good time to be living near Charlotte.For the next 10 days, the Queen City will be the center of the golfing and NASCAR universe.
ROCKINGHAM — It wasn't the way Richmond Senior pitcher NaLee Jacobs wanted her first playoff start to go.At least the first four batters.
ROCKINGHAM — Richmond Senior coach Ricky Young looked over the playoff brackets and muttered to himself.
ROCKINGHAM — There is a familiar foe — Scotland — looming as a possible matchup in the second round.But to get there, Richmond Senior has to get past its opening-round opponent.
ROCKINGHAM — For the first time since 2012, the Richmond Senior girls soccer team has plans for the postseason.
GREENSBORO — It was not the ending members of the Richmond Senior boys track and field team expected.
ROCKINGHAM — It seemed like everyone's attention was focused on Las Vegas last weekend with the “Fight of the Century” between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao.
CHAPEL HILL — There are usually a good number of actions taken by the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Board of Directors at its meetings, and the one this week was no different.
ROCKINGHAM — Last year's state championship meet serves as a piece of motivation as well as frustration for members of Richmond Senior's 4x200 relay team.
Staff reportLAUREL HILL — The Ellerbe Middle School baseball team opened the Southeastern Middle School Athletic Conference tournament play with a win over Carver Thursday afternoon.
ROCKINGHAM — The bases were loaded with no one out and Richmond Senior's cleanup hitter stepping into the batter's box.
ROCKINGHAM — History repeated itself Thursday night in Rockingham.
ROCKINGHAM — Demarcus Hough only heard one thing: Run.That is exactly what he did.
ROCKINGHAM — At this point in the season, it doesn't matter if you win ugly or pretty, just as long as you win.That's what Richmond Senior did in its Southeastern Conference Tournament semifinal clash with Hoke.
ROCKINGHAM — It isn't too surprising that both the Richmond Senior baseball and softball teams will get an extra day to rest and prepare for the Southeastern Conference tournament.
LUMBERTON — From nearly the opening whistle of Tuesday's 8-0 loss to Lumberton, Richmond Senior soccer coach Bennie Howard didn't like what he saw from his team.
HAMLET — Offenses from both Rockingham and Hamlet middle schools were on full display Tuesday afternoon with the winner securing the No. 1 seed in the upcoming conference tournament.
ROCKINGHAM — Richmond Senior girls soccer coach Bennie Howard has been pleading with Destiny Buie to shoot with her right foot.
The superintendent didn't want to address the issue, but that doesn't mean it isn't out there — because it is in a big way.
Contributed PhotoChris Turner, left, Brian Baucom and Ryan Baucom were the winners of the first Tommy Britt Memorial Golf Tournament Saturday at Scotch Meadows Country Club in Laurinburg.
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SOUTHERN PINES — To paraphrase a famous line from the movie “Jaws,” the Richmond Senior boys track and field team is gonna need a bigger bus.
ROCKINGHAM — Everything came down to the final pitches and outs to determine the final Southeastern Conference regular-season standings and seedings for next week's conference tournaments.
ROCKINGHAM — Call it Richmond-Hoke Part 2, because the sequel will happen on Monday.
METAIRIE, La. (AP) — The New Orleans Saints used their top draft choice on a player whose blocking ability might help extend the career of 36-year-old Drew Brees, selecting Stanford offensive tackle Andrus Peat at 13th overall Thursday...