2015-02-07

Big East boils over

Furious Fike rally shocks Southern Nash 73-70

STANHOPE — Things appeared bleak for the Fike High varsity boys basketball team with a little less than 2 minutes left in Friday night’s 3-A Big East Conference matchup at Southern Nash. The Golden Demons lost seniors Jeremy Phillips and …

Free throws carry Bruins past Panthers in OT, 58-55


KENLY — One-hundred eight minutes of basketball this week ended with the Beddingfield High varsity boys pulling out its second consecutive overtime victory Friday evening. Trailing by as many as 12 points in the third quarter, the Bruins tied …

Lady Warriors’ upset bid foiled by N. Nash


The bid of the host Hunt High varsity girls basketball team to topple Northern Nash from the ranks of unbeaten took a tremendous hit in the final two minutes of the first half Friday night. Trailing 12-10, the Lady Knights exploded for 10 unanswered …

Tepid Fike still with enough to top SN

Lady Demons force 49 turnovers in 58-40 Big East triumph

STANHOPE — The Fike High varsity girls basketball team continously turned winless Southern Nash over during Friday night’s 3-A Big East Conference road game. But the Lady Golden Demons simply couldn’t find the basket very often. …

Warriors stunned again by Northern Nash 59-55

Hunt still in first place despite loss

The 3-A Big East Conference reacted with slight dismay when the Hunt High varsity boys basketball team launched defense of its 2013-14 championship with a loss at Northern Nash some three weeks ago. However, the upstart Knights proved that victory …

Moores, Northwood Temple torch CCS

Moores, Northwood Temple torch CCS FAYETTEVILLE — The Community Christian School varsity girls basketball team had little answer for Ciara and Kendall Moore of host Northwood Temple on Friday night as the cousins, both eighth-graders, combined …

Battered Lady Cougars ripped by North Pitt

Battered Lady Cougars ripped by North Pitt BETHEL — SouthWest Edgecombe traveled to North Pitt on Friday at less than full strength for a crucial 2-A Eastern Plains Conference varsity girls basketball matchup. The Lady Panthers, ranked No. 4 …

Knights outlast Village Christian in OT 89-85

Area Roundup

Host Greenfield School overcame a five-point deficit in the final two minutes to win 89-85 in overtime against Fayetteville Village Christian in a North Carolina Independent Schools Athletic Association inter-classification varsity boys basketball …

WCA girls lose 35-29 at Alamance

WCA girls lose 35-29 at Alamance BURLINGTON — A year removed from its third straight North Carolina Christian School Association girls basketball championship, Wilson Christian continues to struggle in its bid for a fourth consecutive title. …

Junior varsity roundup

Lady Chargers lose at Alamance Christian BURLINGTON — Wilson Christian came up short 32-24 in Friday afternoon’s girls basketball game at Alamance Christian. McKenna Griffin’s 12 points led the Lady Chargers, who dropped to 12-5. …