Laurinburg Exchange- RSS SPORTS Feed http://laurinburgexchange.com/section/SPORTS http://laurinburgexchange.com/section/SPORTS Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:15:11 EST 1800 Former Scotland sheriff’s lieutenant sets bench press record http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/5319539/Former-Scotland-sheriffs-lieutenant-sets-bench-press-record BELMONT — Laurinburg resident Robert Britt was never afraid to take on a challenge as a shift lieutenant with the Scotland Sheriff's Office and member of the SWAT team, and he wasn't going to let age or injury keep him from... Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Wooden-bat softball league meeting set for Tuesday http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/5316994/Wooden-bat-softball-league-meeting-set-for-Tuesday LAURINBURG — Scotland County Parks & Recreation will host a meeting Tuesday at 7 p.m for adults interested in joining a wooden bat softball league. The meeting will take place at the James Morgan Complex Press Box, which is located at 1206... Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST UNCP snags veteran track, cross country coach http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/5307371/UNCP-snags-veteran-track-cross-country-coach PEMBROKE — The University of North Carolina at Pembroke will be putting its track and field and cross country programs in the hands of a coach with some big time experience. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST First week in Laurinburg a memorable one http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/5311678/First-week-in-Laurinburg-a-memorable-one LAURINBURG — My first week at the Laurinburg Exchange has been a thrilling whirlwind filled with new faces and new places, all while settling into an unfamiliar office space and trying to figure out how many times this computer is going to test... Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Scotland volleyball readies for new season http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/5307958/Scotland-volleyball-readies-for-new-season LAURINBURG — After emerging triumphant from the 4A Southeastern regular season and going as far as the second round of the state tournaments, Scotland High volleyball coach Molly Hayes and the lady Scots are back on the court this summer... Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Parks and Recreation gears up for summer camps http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/5301385/Parks-and-Recreation-gears-up-for-summer-camps LAURINBURG - With autumn around the corner, Scotland County Parks & Recreation is set to begin registration for soccer, football, and cheerleading camps. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Richards named assitant coach for UNCP basketball http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/5299115/Richards-named-assitant-coach-for-UNCP-basketball PEMBROKE – UNC Pembroke will have a new presence patrolling the sidelines of their men's basketball team this year. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Hornets sign former Pacer Lance Stephenson http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/5297972/Hornets-sign-former-Pacer-Lance-Stephenson CHARLOTTE (AP) — Lance Stephenson has found a new home. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Fighting Scots continue preseason drills http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/5284876/Fighting-Scots-continue-preseason-drills LAURINBURG — Scotland High's football team traveled to Pinecrest High School Tuesday to practice 7-on-7 drills against three other schools — Northview, St. Pauls and Terry Sanford. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Optimist run ends http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/5291797/Optimist-run-ends LAURINBURG - The Optimist 10U All-Stars improbable run through the Cal Ripken Eastern North Carolina State Tournament ended Tuesday night, as they were defeated by West Raleigh 14-8. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Youth wrestlers schooled by 74-year-old Olympian http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/5289565/Youth-wrestlers-schooled-by-74-year-old-Olympian LAURINBURG — Eight years after Joe Baranik started the St. Andrews summer wrestling/fitness camp, the program is running as strong as ever.Now, Baranik even has a wrestling legend helping him. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Optimist tournaments continue http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/5279193/Optimist-tournaments-continue LAURINBURG – The Optimist 10U All-Stars won four straight games to begin the Cal Ripken Eastern Carolina State Tournament this weekend at Optimist Park, including a thrilling 19-18 comeback win against Sandhills Monday evening. Optimist would... Mon, 14 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Sports briefs for July 15 http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/5276956/Sports-briefs-for-July-15 Tryouts for travel baseball team Saturday Mon, 14 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST From Laurinburg to the MLB http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/home_top-sports/5261950/From-Laurinburg-to-the-MLB LAURINBURG – From the moment Laurinburg native Montrell Marshall took the field as child, Scotland County Parks and Recreation athletics superintendent Al Blades knew he was going to be a standout. Little did he know that the same boy he watched... Fri, 11 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Kyle Busch wins pole at New Hampshire http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/5262746/Kyle-Busch-wins-pole-at-New-Hampshire LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — Kyle Busch went from upside down to top of the field. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Laurinburg to host 10U tourney http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/5261835/Laurinburg-to-host-10U-tourney LAURINBURG – This weekend, Laurinburg will host the 10U Cal Ripkin Eastern Carolina State Tournament at Optimist Park. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Summer camps offered at St. Andrews http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/5261744/Summer-camps-offered-at-St.-Andrews LAURINBURG – Saint Andrews University will be the host of several summer sports camps in the coming weeks. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Clevelanders celebrate LeBron James’ return http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/5257627/Clevelanders-celebrate-LeBron-James-return CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James' fans and former haters in Ohio have every reason to rejoice now that the four-time NBA MVP has decided to bring his considerable talents back to the Cleveland Cavaliers. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST A welcome return to hometown sports http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/5246576/A-welcome-return-to-hometown-sports I may not have grown up in Laurinburg or attended Scotland High, but that didn't stop me from hearing about the accomplishments of the Scots and the dedication of the fans who support them. As a sports fan and an aspiring sports writer, I... Thu, 10 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Course Notes: Caldwell, Carter tops at weekend tourneys http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/5248660/Course-Notes:-Caldwell-Carter-tops-at-weekend-tourneys LAURINBURG — William Carter won the Men's Club Championship at the Scotch Meadows Country Club during the weekend of June 28 and 29. He is now a four-time winner of the event. Joel Hartwell finished as the runner-up. Jeff McGirt was the... Thu, 10 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST