Dodgers beat Giants 2-1 in playoff thriller, advance to NLCS
SAN FRANCISCO — Cody Bellinger hit a tiebreaking single in the ninth inning and prized midseason acquisition Max Scherzer came out of the bullpen for his first career save, sending the Los Angeles Dodgers past the San Francisco Giants 2-1 in a thrilling winner-take-all Game 5 on Thursday night and into the NL Championship Series.
Cardinals fire Mike Shildt over 'philosophical differences'
The Cardinals fired former National League manager of the year Mike Shildt over organizational differences Thursday, just one week after St. Louis lost to the Los Angeles Dodgers on a walk-off homer in the wild-card game.
Svechnikov, Hurricanes beat Islanders 6-3 to open season
RALEIGH — Carolina Hurricanes coach Rod Brind'Amour felt good about the way his new-look roster played together on the opening night of the season. The familiar faces from three straight playoff appearances — led by Andrei Svechnikov — were pretty sharp, too.
Tom Brady throws 2 TD passes, Buccaneers beat Eagles 28-22
PHILADELPHIA — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers keep losing key players and stockpiling victories.
Massive Pumpkin Run leaves Charger harriers with optimism
The largest athletic gathering ever to be held on the campus of Wilson Christian Academy deserved a bit of drama.
AREA ROUNDUP: Eagles secure TAC tournament title
GOLDSBORO — In just its first season as a varsity program, the Sallie B. Howard School varsity boys soccer team can lay claim to a conference tournament championship.
Area calendar, Oct. 15-16October 15, 2021
Friday, October 15 College Women’s Volleyball Erskine at Barton, 7 p.m. College Cross-Country Barto...
Darnold, defense lead Panthers past Texans; McCaffrey hurt
HOUSTON — Thanks to another efficient performance from Sam Darnold and continued dominant play by their defense, the Carolina Panthers are 3-0 for the first time since 2015, when they reached the Super Bowl.
MIDDLE SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Elm City club tennis wins opener
Comprised of students from Elm City Middle, the Lake Wilson girls tennis team opened its season Thursday with a 7-2 conquest of Red Oak.
WYSA ‘06 Explosion closes in on Piedmont Conference crown
A 2-0 showing on a rare home weekend in National League Piedmont Conference play for the Wilson Youth Soccer Association ‘06 Explosion has the club on the verge of a history-making precedent.
Daniels accounts for 6 TDs as Demons outduel South Johnston
FOUR OAKS — The Fike High varsity football team came prepared for a high-scoring affair Thursday night.
AREA ROUNDUP: Greenfield stays unbeaten in CPIC play, sweeps Liberty
RICHLANDS — The Greenfield School varsity volleyball team won its third match without a loss in 1-A/2-A Coastal Plain Independents Conference play Thursday with a 25-9, 25-17, 25-22 win over host Liberty Christian.
JV RESULT: Greenfield drops first CPIC match at Liberty
RICHLANDS — The Greenfield School volleyball team fell for the first time against a 1-A/2-A Coastal Plain Independent Conference opponent Thursday with a 25-15, 25-23 loss to Richlands Liberty Christian.
2021 Football Forecast Week 6September 24, 2021
Vick overtakes Hayes for the lead while Durham slips into further irrelevance. ...
Area calendar, Sept. 24-25September 24, 2021
Friday, September 24 College Men’s Tennis Barton at ITA Southeast Regional Championship, Sumter, S.C...
Baz wins debut, AL East-leading Rays beat Blue Jays 6-4
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Shane Baz pitched two-hit ball for five innings to win his major league debut and the AL East-leading Tampa Bay Rays cut Toronto’s lead in the wild-card chase, holding off the Blue Jays 6-4 on Monday night.
Packers dominate 2nd half, bounce back to beat Lions 35-17
GREEN BAY, Wis. — While celebrating one of his four touchdowns, Aaron Jones lost a necklace he wears with a little black football containing some of the ashes of his late father.
Lozevski’s hat trick lifts Greenfield past Berean Baptist, 4-1
He doesn’t have an exact knowledge of the number of appearances he’s made in his Greenfield School varsity boys soccer career, but junior Nathan Lozevski has likely walked every blade of grass inside the lines on Forbes Field.
AREA ROUNDUP: Lady Warriors whip Smithfield-Selma 9-0
Outlasting a Smithfield-Selma outfit committed to long rallies and games, the Hunt High girls tennis team collectively turned the grinding matches into wins, proceeding to a 9-0 victory on the courts of Beddingfield.
MIDDLE SCHOOL RESULT: Elm City secures shutout of Red Oak 2-0
The Elm City boys soccer team climbed to a 2-0 record with a 2-0 victory over visiting Red Oak on Monday.
Robinson counters critics, teases run for governor
K-9 officer injured in hit-and-run wreck
Wilson’s House district could add southern Nash
Wilson considers 2 district maps
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