Sports: College

Jul. 30, 2015 @ 02:52 PM

Abernathy named coach at CCC&TI

Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute has named Alicia Abernathy, a standout player at Hickory High School who went on to play at UNC-Charlotte and professional basketball in Europe, as its new head women’s basketball coach.

Apr. 14, 2015 @ 04:30 PM

ACC All-Stars storm through Taylorsville

The 36th Annual ACC Barnstorming Tour made its way to Taylorsville on Monday night to take on the Alexander County All-Stars.

Jul. 14, 2014 @ 05:38 PM

Warriors split with Morganton

The Caldwell Warriors split a doubleheader with the Morganton Militia on Sunday afternoon at Walker Stadium in Lenoir.

Jun. 18, 2014 @ 08:36 PM

Warriors drop two

The Caldwell Warriors dropped both games of a doubleheader with the Carolina Freedom on Wednesday at Walker Stadium in Lenoir.

Apr. 10, 2014 @ 01:06 PM

Former Warriors set for ACC showdown

The 2014 ACC Barnstorming Tour makes its way to West Caldwell High School on Friday night, where seven former Warriors will get the chance to showcase their talents to the ACC stars and Caldwell County.

Mar. 14, 2014 @ 07:49 AM

CCC&TI Cobras advance to semifinals

With tough defense and long-range shooting, the Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute Cobras Men’s Basketball team beat a tough opponent in the first game of the NJCAA Division III National Championships Thursday in Loch Sheldrake, N.Y.

Feb. 06, 2013 @ 10:50 AM

UNC, Duke await official commitments

One of North Carolina coach Larry Fedora’s biggest priorities in recruiting was convincing the top talent in the Tar Heel State to attend UNC.

Feb. 06, 2013 @ 10:44 AM

Bullock, UNC blow by Wake Forest

Reggie Bullock’s first 3-pointer banked in. Another bounced off the front of the rim before falling through the net.

Feb. 05, 2013 @ 04:44 PM

Blue Devils, Pack still dealing with injuries

No one at N.C. State was sure Monday if Lorenzo Brown will be healthy enough to face Duke in the teams’ rematch this week.

Feb. 05, 2013 @ 04:43 PM

One-on-one with Duke’s ‘Tinkerbell’

Gene Banks, known as Tinkerbell at Duke, flew through N.C. Central’s McDougald-McLendon Gymnasium the other night.

Feb. 05, 2013 @ 10:11 AM

Tar Heels host Deacs, look to get healthy

With home-and-home series against every other team in the top seven of the ACC standings, North Carolina may have the toughest conference schedule in the league.

Feb. 02, 2013 @ 01:43 PM

Plumlee remains ‘first option’ for Duke

Mason Plumlee offered a reminder earlier this week who No. 5 Duke counts on this season.

Feb. 02, 2013 @ 01:42 PM

Tokoto’s time to step up for Tar Heels

P.J. Hairston likely will miss today’s game with a concussion, so North Carolina will need a wing player to take on a bigger role when the Tar Heels host Virginia Tech at the Smith Center (noon, WRAL).

Jan. 30, 2013 @ 10:33 AM

Duke heads to Wake looking for first ACC road win

Road warriors a year ago, the Duke Blue Devils finds themselves looking for answers away from Cameron Indoor Stadium in ACC play this season.

Jan. 30, 2013 @ 10:32 AM

Harris lead Virginia past No. 19 Wolfpack

The little things that Virginia coach Tony Bennett preaches about doing are starting to add up to regular victories, and the fact that his freshman-heavy team is starting to find its comfort zone is helping a great deal, too.

Jan. 30, 2013 @ 10:31 AM

UNC pulls out victory over BC; Hairston injured

P.J. Hairston ignited a first-half run and scored 14 points before he was taken off the court on a stretcher after a scary fall late in the opening half of North Carolina’s 82-70 win over Boston College on Tuesday night.

Jan. 29, 2013 @ 09:41 AM

Heels take to road less (successfully) traveled

Besides talent, North Carolina coach Roy Williams said that winning on the road requires confidence, toughness, focus and poise.

Jan. 29, 2013 @ 09:40 AM

Blue Devils still are a work in progress

Duke’s transformation into what it hopes is a top-quality team without starting forward Ryan Kelly took a big step Saturday.

Jan. 23, 2013 @ 08:06 AM

Blue Devils to face tough ACC road challenge at Miami

Surprise ACC leader Miami entered the Associated Press poll at No. 25 this week, just in time for No. 1 Duke to visit BankUnited Center Wednesday (7 p.m., ESPN). Like Duke (16-1, 3-1 in ACC), the Hurricanes (13-3, 4-0) are navigating their ACC schedule without a senior starter.

Jan. 23, 2013 @ 06:52 AM

Tar Heels vow not to look past winless (ACC) Georgia Tech

North Carolina on Wednesday night plays the only ACC team without a conference win when Georgia Tech comes to the Smith Center (9 p.m., ESPN), but Tar Heels coach Roy Williams said it won’t be hard to sell his team on how dangerous the Yellow Jackets (10-6, 0-4) can be.

Jan. 22, 2013 @ 12:31 PM

Bullock's winning effort rewarded for UNC

North Carolina’s Reggie Bullock became the first Tar Heel this season to be named the ACC Player of the Week.

Jan. 22, 2013 @ 12:30 PM

Even minus Kelly, Duke returns to No. 1

Duke was ranked No. 3 last week behind No.1 Louisville and No. 2 Indiana. When both those teams dropped conference home games, the Blue Devils moved back into the top spot, gaining the most first-place votes (39) from the 65-member national media panel.

Dec. 04, 2012 @ 08:46 AM

Moore’s tenure comes to a close at ASU

Nov. 22, 2012 @ 08:17 AM

ASU, L-R lead All-Conference selections