Laurinburg Exchange- RSS sports Feed http://laurinburgexchange.com/section/sports http://laurinburgexchange.com/section/sports Fri, 18 Apr 2014 03:59:09 EST 1800 Bobcats need to solve LeBron for first playoff win http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/4513616/Bobcats-need-to-solve-LeBron-for-first-playoff-win CHARLOTTE (AP) — The Charlotte Bobcats will have to find a way to stop LeBron James if they hope to win their first playoff game in franchise history.That's something they've yet to figure out. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Duke’s Parker declares for NBA draft http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/4509552/Dukes-Parker-declares-for-NBA-draft DURHAM — Jabari Parker is hoping to become Duke's latest one-and-done star to become the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Lady Knights lacrosse season comes to end with first round loss http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/4489689/Lady-Knights-lacrosse-season-comes-to-end-with-first-round-loss COLUMBIA, S.C. — The fifth seeded St. Andrews University women's lacrosse team saw their season come to an end on Friday evening as they fell 20-13 to No. 4 seed Emmanuel College, of Georgia, in the first round of the NWLL South Region... Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Scotland avenges earlier loss, downs Swett http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/4163596/Scotland-avenges-earlier-loss-downs-Swett LAURINBURG — They say that when the weather warms up, so to do the bats. Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Haas leads, with a pair of Masters champs 1 back http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/4151128/Haas-leads-with-a-pair-of-Masters-champs-1-back AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — No nerves. No worries. Adam Scott never knew the opening round at Augusta National could be so enjoyable. Thu, 10 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Panthers sign former Ravens TE Dickson http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/4147727/Panthers-sign-former-Ravens-TE-Dickson CHARLOTTE (AP) — The Panthers added depth at tight end on Thursday, signing four-year NFL veteran Ed Dickson from the Baltimore Ravens to a one-year contract.The team did not release financial terms of the deal. Thu, 10 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Beacham’s two goals push Scots ahead http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/4139671/Beachams-two-goals-push-Scots-ahead LAURINBURG — Emma Gray Beacham scored two goals for Scotland as they went on to beat Purnell Swett 2-1 on Wednesday evening. Wed, 9 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Softball wins in extras, soccer ties in OT http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/4122904/Softball-wins-in-extras-soccer-ties-in-OT RAEFORD — Maggie Laviner drove in Ashlyn Dial in the eighth inning Tuesday to give Scotland a 2-1 win over the Hoke County Bucks. Tue, 8 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Scots breeze by Hoke http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/4128077/Scots-breeze-by-Hoke RAEFORD — Scotland rebounded after a loss to its rivals with a 6-0 win over Hoke County on Tuesday night behind a dominant pitching performance. Tue, 8 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST NC State’s TJ Warren to enter NBA draft http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/4123338/NC-States-TJ-Warren-to-enter-NBA-draft RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina State sophomore T.J. Warren is taking his high-scoring game to the NBA. Tue, 8 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Rain pushes soccer to today http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/4113032/Rain-pushes-soccer-to-today LAURINBURG — Monday's rain caused the two Scotland High School games to be moved or canceled. The girls soccer team was set to take on Hoke County in Raeford in the evening while the boys golf team was set for an afternoon meet at... Tue, 8 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Bobcats focused on strong finish, not seed, coach says http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/4114097/Bobcats-focused-on-strong-finish-not-seed-coach-says CHARLOTTE (AP) — Bobcats coach Steve Clifford said his team's focus shouldn't be whether they're playing the Indiana Pacers or Toronto Raptors in the first round of the NBA playoffs. Tue, 8 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Logano holds on for Sprint Cup win in Texas http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/4113844/Logano-holds-on-for-Sprint-Cup-win-in-Texas FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Joey Logano had a big lead and was within a half-lap of taking the white flag at Texas. Mon, 7 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST NC State’s Lewis to transfer to Butler http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/4111884/NC-States-Lewis-to-transfer-to-Butler RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina State sophomore point guard Tyler Lewis said Friday he's transferring to Butler. Mon, 7 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Steen’s blast keeps Raiders perfect http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/4100112/Steens-blast-keeps-Raiders-perfect LAURINBURG — Jessica Steen was kicking herself after her previous at-bat because she watched a good pitch go by.She wasn't going to let that happen again. Fri, 4 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Bullard shuts down Scots http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/4099778/Bullard-shuts-down-Scots LAURINBURG —Nic Bullard threw a complete-game shutout to lead Richmond to a 3-0 win over Scotland on Friday night. Fri, 4 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Helped by overturned homer, Braves edge Nats 2-1 http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/4096791/Helped-by-overturned-homer-Braves-edge-Nats-2-1 WASHINGTON (AP) — Benefiting from the decision to overturn Ian Desmond's inside-the-park homer on replay review, the Atlanta Braves beat Washington 2-1 Friday, spoiling the Nationals' home opener and giving rookie manager Matt... Fri, 4 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Deacons hire Tulsa’s Danny Manning http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/4095159/Deacons-hire-Tulsas-Danny-Manning Danny Manning, the former Kansas star who spent the past two seasons coaching Tulsa, was hired Friday as Wake Forest's basketball coach. Fri, 4 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Relay finish among best at track meet http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/4088083/Relay-finish-among-best-at-track-meet LAURINBURG — Those who stuck around Pate Stadium until the very end of Thursday's track meet were rewarded with one of the most exciting finishes of the day. Thu, 3 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Scots win 4-2 in physical game http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/4077868/Scots-win-4-2-in-physical-game LAURINBURG — Scotland coach Danny Gallagher really liked what he saw from his team Wednesday, as they went on to a 4-2 win over their rivals from Richmond. Wed, 2 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST