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Hunt’s Ty’Chaun Clay goes for a layup during a home win over Fike. Clay is committed to play college basketball at Barton College.

Hunt’s Clay staying home to continue basketball career

By Andrew Schnittker
| May 21, 2022

Many high school student-athletes who wish to keep playing their chosen sport at the college level h...

Southern Nash's Justin Braswell hands the baton to Mitchell Jones in the 4x100 meter relay at the NCHSAA 3-A Track and Field State Championships in Greensboro.

TRACK AND FIELD ROUNDUP: Firebirds secure three all-state finishes

From staff reports
| May 22, 2022

GREENSBORO – As he gathered a group of 16 performers, the largest he would ever take to the NCHSAA 3...

Area Calendar, May 21-22

May 21, 2022

Saturday, May 21 High School Varsity Girls Soccer NCISAA 1-A championship at Fayetteville Academy — ...

Barton College senior Alex Hart has been named to the 2022 D2CCA All-Southeast Region Second Team for baseball.

Barton's Hart earns two postseason all region nods

From staff reports
| May 20, 2022

Barton College pitcher Alex Hart enjoyed a stellar 2022 season for the Bulldogs.  In 16 starts and 1...

Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Antti Raanta (32) watches a shot by New York Rangers' Tyler Motte (64) pass by wide of the net during the first period of Game 2 of a Stanley Cup Playoffs second-round series in Raleigh Friday, May 20.

Professional Sports

Hurricanes’ Raanta rising to occasion in playoffs

By Andrew Schnittker
| May 21, 2022

After he recorded a 21-save shutout in the Carolina Hurricanes’ 2-0 win over the New York Rangers in...

Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Brendan Smith (7) puts the puck past New York Rangers goaltender Igor Shesterkin (31) for a goal during the second period during Game 2 of a Stanley Cup Playoffs second-round series Friday, May 20 in Raleigh.

Professional Sports

Smith, Raanta, Hurricanes top Rangers for 2-0 series lead

By Aaron Beard
| May 21, 2022

RALEIGH — Brendan Smith had gone nine years since last finding the back of the net in the Stanley Cu...

Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic reacts against the Golden State Warriors during the first half of Game 2 of the NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals in San Francisco, Friday, May 20.

NBA Basketball

Curry, Warriors rally past Mavs for 2-0 lead in West finals

By Janie McCauley
| May 21, 2022

SAN FRANCISCO — Luka Doncic had been dominating for most of the night, yelling in celebration and fl...

Boston Red Sox's Trevor Story celebrates his grand slam against the Seattle Mariners during the third inning of a baseball game Friday, May 20 in Boston.

MLB Baseball

Story's Monster slam lands in former Red Sox player's hands

By The Associated Press
| May 21, 2022

Story's Monster slam lands in former Red Sox player's hands By The Associated Press undefined BOSTON...

Brad Keselowski (6) prepares for a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Circuit of the Americas, March 27 in Austin, Texas. Kyle Larson last June held off a hard-charging Keselowski during a final 10-lap shootout in the All-Star. It was Keselowski's third runner-up finish in an All-Star race. Larson then won the fall playoff race at Texas.


Runner-up Keselowski in different spot for NASCAR All-Star

By Stephen Hawkins
| May 21, 2022

FORT WORTH, Texas — Brad Keselowski was the runner-up in the NASCAR All-Star race at Texas last year...

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