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May 02, 2016

A flurry of unconventional situations led to an unconventional baseball result Sunday at Clark-LeClair Stadium.

There was a home run to lead off the game, a lengthy rain delay, a closer pitching in the fifth inning and the threat of the 4 p.m. inning deadline looming all afternoon. It all...


Benkert leaves with no hard feelings

May 02, 2016

In his three years at East Carolina, Kurt Benkert’s eyes were trained to scan receivers amid heavy coverage, to find open running lanes and to skirt oncoming tacklers as he prepared to become the Pirates’ next starting quarterback.

Now those eyes are fixed firmly on the...


Anders: Is the nighttime really NASCAR's right time?

May 01, 2016

One thing no one can deny about NASCAR is that, in most instances, it is willing to change.

It’s ironic in a way, seeing as how it has the fanbase that seems to be the most resistant to change in all of sports, but the sanctioning body has shown little hesitation in the past to...


Conley overcomes mistakes to top Enka

May 01, 2016

Saturday’s mistake-filled performance against Enka High School showed D.H. Conley softball coach Wayne Deans his team still has plenty to improve on before the playoffs start.

But the game’s final result showed his team is more than capable of overcoming adversity.

The...