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April 13, 2018

N.C. Wesleyan has quite a bit of ground to make up entering today's final round of the USA South Conference men's golf tournament.

The Battling Bishops dropped a spot as a team on Day 2 of the tournament Friday, falling to third place and 11 shots behind first-place Methodist.

"The wind kicked up…


April 12, 2018

There have been too many rollercoaster weeks and weekends this season for N.C. Wesleyan coach Charlie Long to count.

Perhaps the Battling Bishops are in the midst of an upswing the postseason.

For the second straight day, N.C. Wesleyan used excellent starting pitching to carry it to victory.…


April 11, 2018

N.C. Wesleyan’s baseball team won its opening game of the USA South Conference Tournament on Wednesday afternoon, but the 4-2 victory could have been even more comfortable.

Coach Charlie Long’s squad defeated Huntingdon, but the number of runners stranded — 11 —- has…


April 02, 2018

SAN ANTONIO — Facing a team that shoots as well as Villanova, limiting the takes from 3-point range is about as important as limiting the makes.

It just so happens that Michigan is among the best teams in the country at defending 3-point offense. If the Wolverines can pull an upset on Monday…

Final Four Loyola Michigan Basketball

March 29, 2018

N.C. State baseball has received a string of strong pitching outings this season from local arms.

Former Rocky Mount Academy pitcher Reid Johnston and N.C. State freshman pitched four innings on Tuesday in the No. 6 Wolfpack’s 3-2 win over George Mason.

Johnston struck out three and allowed…

March 27, 2018

PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh is turning to Duke’s Jeff Capel to rebuild its reeling basketball program.

The Panthers hired the former Virginia Commonwealth and Oklahoma coach and longtime Duke assistant on Tuesday, tasking him with returning Pitt to prominence following two tough years under…

Pittsburgh Capel Basketball

March 27, 2018

VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — The Final Four had been set for decades: Duke, North Carolina, Kansas and Kentucky were crowned as college basketball’s royalty.

They are the bluebloods of basketball — where deep NCAA Tournament runs are the norm, NBA prospects play, hardwood rules the…

NCAA Texas Tech Villanova Basketball

March 26, 2018

OMAHA, Neb. — Kansas is going back to the Final Four.

It’s hard to argue that Duke shouldn’t be headed there as well after the most riveting show of the NCAA tournament.

Malik Newman and the top-seeded Jayhawks got past their Elite Eight road block Sunday, knocking off second-…

NCAA Duke Kansas Basketball

March 26, 2018

ATLANTA — Loyola-Chicago is more than just the feel-good story of the NCAA Tournament.

Much more.

Sure, smiles from 98-year-old chaplain Sister Jean and visits from members of Loyola’s ground-breaking 1963 championship squad generated plenty of warm and fuzzy feelings.

Those stories…

NCAA Loyola Kansas St Basketball

March 26, 2018

BOSTON — With all of the underdogs and upsets that have upended the NCAA tournament, no one has managed to come close to Villanova.

The 2016 national champions are headed back to the Final Four, thanks to a fourth straight double-digit victory in a month of March where they’ve played…

APTOPIX NCAA Texas Tech Villanova Basketball
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