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Roundup: Vikes rock Warriors

With Duce Fuller making plays in the D.H. Conley football defensive backfield and Holton Ahlers back at quarterback leading the offense, Conley kept its conference championship hopes alive on Friday night with an important 42-21 home win over Eastern Wayne.

  • MacKenzie tied for fifth

    ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. — Greenville native Will MacKenzie is tied for fifth at the McGladrey Classic after carding a 2-under 68 in Friday’s second round.

  • Summers: No need to defend win

    Don’t defend the win.In a postgame locker room filled with East Carolina football players who for the second time in as many games fused into a singular driving force when it counted most, head coach Ruffin McNeill told his team to shun any notion that it hadn’t won by enough.

  • VIDEO: D.H. Conley vs. Eastern Wayne

    Eastern Wayne came to D.H. Conley on Oct. 24, 2014. Conley won 42-21.

  • McMurray wins Martinsville pole

    MARTINSVILLE, Va. — Jamie McMurray bumped all eight of NASCAR’s championship contenders with a surprising pole-winning run Friday at Martinsville Speedway.

  • Cavs play host to Heels

    The numbers suggest Virginia could find a cure for its offensive inconsistency today.

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Summers: No need to defend win

Don’t defend the win.In a postgame locker room filled with East Carolina football players who for the second time in as many games fused into a singular driving force when it counted most, head coach Ruffin McNeill told his team to shun any notion that it hadn’t won by enough.

  • Pirates fend off Huskies

    Another team played its best football game of the season against No. 18 East Carolina, and the Pirates were immovable again.

  • Hardy closing in on Broyles

    Ryan Broyles is the only one Justin Hardy has left to chase.

  • VIDEO: ECU vs. UConn, Oct. 23, 2014

    See clips from different events during ECU's win over UConn on Oct. 23, 2014.

  • Gameday: ECU, UConn meet

    No. 18 East Carolina will be challenged again tonight to match another team’s desperation when Connecticut pays a visit to Greenville for the first-ever football game between the schools.

  • ECU run defense leads conference

    Suddenly, East Carolina is the team the rest of the American Athletic Conference doesn’t want to see next on the schedule, and guys like Montese Overton aren’t helping to soothe the Pirates’ fear factor much.

Cavs play host to Heels

The numbers suggest Virginia could find a cure for its offensive inconsistency today.

  • UNC's Williams: 'Very sad time'

    By AARON BEARDAP Basketball WriterCHAPEL HILL — North Carolina basketball coach Roy Williams said Friday it’s a “very sad time” at the school after an investigation found widespread academic fraud and adds that his program “thought we were doing the right thing.”After his team’s exhibition victory Friday night, Williams spoke for the first time in response to a report released Wednesday that outlined how fraud ran unchecked in a department for nearly two decades.

  • Oversight failure worsened fraud

    CHAPEL HILL — An alarming lack of institutional oversight at the University of North Carolina allowed an academic fraud scandal to run unchecked for nearly two decades and has the school reeling from the scandal’s fallout.

  • ACC cherishes Thursday exposure

    Atlantic Coast Conference football has enjoyed a long run in the starring role on Thursday Night Lights.

  • Far-reaching fraud at UNC

    CHAPEL HILL — A scandal involving bogus classes and inflated grades at the University of North Carolina was bigger than previously reported, encompassing about 1,500 athletes who got easy A’s and B’s over a span of nearly two decades, according to an investigation released Wednesday.

  • Manning focusing on fundamentals

    WINSTON-SALEM — When his Wake Forest players couldn’t get a defensive drill quite right, new coach Danny Manning made them do it again — and again.

Roundup: Vikes rock Warriors

With Duce Fuller making plays in the D.H. Conley football defensive backfield and Holton Ahlers back at quarterback leading the offense, Conley kept its conference championship hopes alive on Friday night with an important 42-21 home win over Eastern Wayne.

  • VIDEO: D.H. Conley vs. Eastern Wayne

    Eastern Wayne came to D.H. Conley on Oct. 24, 2014. Conley won 42-21.

  • Key league games on tap

    North Carolina’s high school football teams are battling for position for state playoff seeding, and tonight’s local slate is highlighted by the matchup at D.H. Conley featuring teams looking to finish at or near the top of the competitive 3-A/4-A Eastern Carolina Conference.

  • Rampants advance; Vikings fall

    Thursday was Shelby Casey’s birthday, but she was the one giving gifts.

  • FEARLESS: High school football preview

    Daily Reflector sports staffers Jim Gentry, Tony Castleberry and Ronnie Woodward breakdown week 10 of Pitt County's 2014 high school football season and make their predictions.

  • Rose, Conley finish strong in soccer

    A pair of Pitt County teams were jockeying for playoff position heading into their final regular season boys’ soccer matches on Wednesday, but the team playing out of county earned the biggest victory.

MacKenzie tied for fifth

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. — Greenville native Will MacKenzie is tied for fifth at the McGladrey Classic after carding a 2-under 68 in Friday’s second round.

  • MacKenzie tied for lead

    ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. — Greenville native Will MacKenzie tallied seven birdies on his way to a 5-under 65 on Thursday in the first round of the McGladrey Classic.

  • Series moves to San Fran

    SAN FRANCISCO — Eric Hosmer loaded up, launched a long fly and watched it sail toward McCovey Cove.

  • Royals even World Series

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Billy Butler hit a tiebreaking single, Salvador Perez and Omar Infante drove in two runs each with big hits in a five-run sixth inning, and the Kansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 7-2 Wednesday night to even the World Series at one game apiece.

  • Newton stays positive amid obstacles

    CHARLOTTE — Cam Newton is staying positive — and productive — even though the obstacles seem to keep piling up in front of him.

  • Giants take Game 1

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Madison Bumganer took a two-hit shutout into the seventh inning, Hunter Pence hit a two-run homer off James Shields in a three-run first and the San Francisco Giants beat the Kansas City Royals 7-1 in Tuesday night’s World Series opener.

Earnhardt raises concussion awareness

Dale Earnhardt Jr. knew immediately something was wrong during a 2012 crash at Talladega, where his car was hit hard from behind.

  • McMurray wins Martinsville pole

    MARTINSVILLE, Va. — Jamie McMurray bumped all eight of NASCAR’s championship contenders with a surprising pole-winning run Friday at Martinsville Speedway.

  • Keselowski advances in Chase

    TALLADEGA, Ala. — Brad Keselowski pulled away in overtime Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway to earn an automatic berth into the third round of NASCAR’s championship race.

  • Earnhardt needs win to save season

    TALLADEGA, Ala. — A magical season for Dale Earnhardt Jr. comes down to one race to save his championship hopes.

  • Kenseth doesn’t regret scuffle

    TALLADEGA, Ala. — Matt Kenseth would not change anything about his actions in a post-race scuffle with Brad Keselowski at Charlotte, where tempers flared as several drivers slipped to the edge of elimination in NASCAR’s championship race.

  • Harvick at ease headed to Talladega

    TALLADEGA, Ala. — With a guaranteed spot in the third round of NASCAR’s playoffs, Kevin Harvick has no reason to race hard Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway.

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