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ZEBULON — The Carolina Mudcats picked up a one-hitter over five innings from starter Scotty Sunitsch on Wednesday night and Pat McInerney drove in three runs en route to a 5-0 win over the … more
CHARLOTTE — One day at an undetermined point in the future, Coby White will have the basketball in his hands as the Chicago Bulls attempt to win a game in the closing stages. That just … more
CHARLOTTE — The inevitable moves happened Saturday as a pair of long-time Charlotte Hornets were jettisoned to make way for a commitment to the youth movement. Marvin Williams and Michael … more
KINSTON — A pair of one-run games got away from the Carolina Mudcats on Thursday as the Down East Wood Ducks completed a three-game sweep of their Carolina League series with a 3-2 victory in … more
More than four months after his last competitive basketball game, Aaron Rountree III didn’t need a lot of motivation to hit the hardwood for the third straight year in The Basketball … more
Trying to make it in the NFL is generally tough enough when you played college football at the NCAA Football Championship Subdivision level, but preparing for the biggest job interview he might ever … more
At the prime age of 25, Kelvin King sees himself on a collision course with the end of his professional boxing career. In fact, the day-to-day routine of the Beddingfield High graduate is geared … more
Growing up so close to Southern National Motorsports Park, the sounds and smells of the track are familiar to Joseph Pittman. It’s likely that on some nights, the last noises the Lucama native … more
Professional bowling is making a return to Wilson this weekend. Westview Lanes will be the site of the PBA50 Richie’s Automotive South Open, which begins Friday with a practice session and a … more
Olivia Murray first found an outlet for her competitiveness in dance.  Only there’s a problem with the sport of choreography and calculated movement: Dancing has never pitted the … more
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — After a 4-1 loss to the Pelicans in Myrtle Beach, the Carolina Mudcats have now lost eight of their last 10 games in August. more
The second half of Coby White’s rookie season in the NBA tipped off Wednesday night, and already, the Greenfield School product has hit the wall. No, it isn’t the famed “rookie … more
The fluidity between Charlotte and Greensboro continues. Dwayne Bacon was assigned to the Hornets’ NBA G League affiliate, the Swarm, on Feb. 19 and, two days later, the Hornets signed Joe … more
LUCAMA — Ryan Repko made the most of his Southern National Motorsports Park debut on Saturday night and Sunday afternoon by scoring wins each day of the weekend doubleheader. The 19-year-old … more
Following the conclusion of the MLB First-Year Player Draft on Thursday night, it was more wait and see for Fike High senior third baseman Hunter Stokely, while East Carolina junior outfielder Bryson … more
Rain arrived sooner than expected, prompting Southern National Motorsports Park to call off Saturday's on-track activity.  The race has been moved to March 1 —  a week before the CARS … more
Brandon Clements scored his first Southern National Motorsports Park Limited Late Model win since 2012 in spectacular fashion, holding off Tony Grady in a breathtaking duel in Sunday’s finale … more
Bobby McCarty edged out Lee Pulliam to score the victory in a thrilling green-white-checkered finish in Sunday evening’s Solid Rock Carriers Classic at Southern National Motorsports Park … more
SALEM, Va. — The Carolina Mudcats closed the book on April with their fourth straight victory, a 3-2 win in 10 innings at … more
For all the quirks and oddities surrounding the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft in relation to its peers in the NBA, NFL and NHL, baseball is the home to the common man’s … more
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