T.C. Roberson players cut short break for The Brittany

From staff reports

If a four and a half hour drive wasn’t far enough for Asheville T.C. Roberson, a handful of seniors made an even farther trip to participate in The Brittany Willis Memorial Scholarship Soccer Showcase.

Middle School Results

Speight defeats Springfield, 12-7

The Speight softball team upended Springfield, 12-7, on Thursday afternoon to remain perfect through six games.

Caitlin Jones struck out 12 in the complete game victory and …

Lady Bruins, White siblings highlight Beddingfield, Hunt winter awards

County high schools Hunt and Beddingfield, both of the 3-A Eastern Carolina Conference, recently announced award winners for the winter sports season.

For Hunt High, siblings Victoria and Bobby White were recognized for their play on …

Rain plays havoc with area schedules

Heavy rain on Monday forced a shift in the spring sports schedule.

Today’s Hunt-Beddingfield varsity tripleheader in baseball, softball and girls soccer has been switched to Wednesday at Beddingfield.

The soccer match …

Smith leads CCS past Wayne Christian

GOLDSBORO — Community Christian standout Auburn Smith continued to carry her team Monday afternoon, scoring both goals in the Lady Cyclones’ 2-0 win against Wayne Christian.

The victory opened the Carolina Christian Conference slate …

UNC’s Hansbrough, KSU’s Beasley head senior-less AP All-America team

The Associated Press

North Carolina’s Tyler Hansbrough and Kansas State’s Michael Beasley were unanimous selections to The Associated Press’ All-America team Monday. For the first time, no senior was chosen.

Beasley and …

ACC women out of NCAA tourney

The Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS — Sylvia Fowles will finish her LSU career 4-for-4 at reaching Final Fours.

The Lady Tigers still must win two more games to capture their school’s first national championship, which …

Jayhawks will finally face Roy

The Associated Press

LAWRENCE, Kan. — Tucked snugly into a 100-year-old building in the middle of this college town’s bustling commercial district is a place where hair is cut and a statement is made.

Packed with …

Williams prepares for emotionally tough meeting against Kansas in Final Four

The Associated Press

Roy Williams has always known that one day his North Carolina team would have to play the Kansas program he led for 15 years.

And since he will never schedule a game against the Jayhawks in the …

Twins join Tobs

The Wilson Tobs have added twins, an outfielder and infielder-outfielder, to their 2008 Coastal Plain League summer collegiate baseball roster.

General Manager Ben Jones announced that Cameron Freeman, a freshman at East Carolina …