Laurinburg Exchange- RSS SPORTS Feed http://laurinburgexchange.com/section/SPORTS http://laurinburgexchange.com/section/SPORTS Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:49:05 EST 1800 SAU advances to 2nd round http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/150657136/SAU-advances-to-2nd-round THOMASVILLE, Ga. — In just their second ever appearance in the NAIA Nationals, the St. Andrews men's soccer team emerged victorious on Saturday after defeating Thomas University, 2-1. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 06:06:03 EST Scots beat down Bucs http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/150660458/Scots-beat-down-Bucs LAURINBURG — The Fighting Scots extended their winning streak to two games Monday night, defeating Jack Britt 60-37 at home. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 06:03:05 EST Nationals bound http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/150633220/Nationals-bound THOMASVILLE, Ga. — The 16-win St. Andrews Knights are in the midst of their best season in program history. Now, their goal is to make sure they can extend their year by one more game. Sat, 22 Nov 2014 07:11:08 EST Scots win, oust Warriors http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/150635451/Scots-win-oust-Warriors LAURINBURG — If the Scotland defense had one weakness exploited this season, it's that dual-threat quarterbacks sometimes gives them fits. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 23:59:05 EST Scots’ hoops sink first win http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/150618631/Scots-hoops-sink-first-win HOPE MILLS — After losing in heartbreaking fashion to Union Pines on Tuesday, the Scotland basketball team rebounded to beat South View 64-50 Wednesday night to notch their first victory of the season. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:13:13 EST ‘Sense of desperation’ http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/150618155/Sense-of-desperation LAURINBURG — Win, or go home.In the second round of the NCHSAA football playoffs, Scotland and East Wake face those options — and neither wants to settle for the latter. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:13:12 EST Ratliffe recovery something to be thankful for http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/150621094/Ratliffe-recovery-something-to-be-thankful-for As most know by now, Scotland's Jaylend Ratliffe powered through another obstacle on his winding road to recovery earlier this week when he was discharged Sunday from Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:13:10 EST Scotland’s Ward signs with UNCP http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/150601614/Scotlands-Ward-signs-with-UNCP LAURINBURG — Scotland senior Logan Ward dominated the high school cross country circuit for much of this season, and now he'll have the chance to do the same in the college ranks. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 08:21:09 EST Basketball season arrives with a thrilling finish http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/150591744/Basketball-season-arrives-with-a-thrilling-finish LAURINBURG — The Scotland High basketball season tipped off Tuesday night with two vastly different — but no less exciting — contests. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 23:57:04 EST SAU soccer brings home AAC title http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/150572158/SAU-soccer-brings-home-AAC-title WALESKA, Ga. – The second-seeded St. Andrews University men's soccer team continued their Cinderella season Friday afternoon, shutting out No. 1 Reinhardt University 2-0 to win the Appalachian Athletic Conference. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 07:04:02 EST Ratliffe returns home http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/150572817/Ratliffe-returns-home LAURINBURG — Scotland quarterback Jaylend Ratliffe underwent successful surgery Friday morning at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, and has since returned to his Scotland County home. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 07:03:10 EST Scots pull away in fourth quarter http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/150551109/Scots-pull-away-in-fourth-quarter LAURINBURG — Scotland coach Richard Bailey said all week he had a bad feeling about Friday's game against Greenville Conley. Sat, 15 Nov 2014 00:05:05 EST March towards a championship begins http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/150535960/March-towards-a-championship-begins LAURINBURG — “This is probably the third-best team we've played, behind Southern Durham and Richmond,” Scotland coach Richard Bailey warned his players in the post-practice huddle Thursday afternoon. Fri, 14 Nov 2014 07:13:10 EST Fighting Scots top final rankings of regular season http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/150529129/Fighting-Scots-top-final-rankings-of-regular-season It feels like I just debuted my Southeastern Conference football power rankings, and now the winding road of the regular season has come to a close. Three teams in the SEC have moved on to the state playoffs, and three teams saw their year end after... Fri, 14 Nov 2014 07:13:09 EST Knights wrestling score first win http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/150535854/Knights-wrestling-score-first-win LAURINBURG — The St. Andrews University wrestling team lost by a single point in their first meet of the season against Anderson University. Fri, 14 Nov 2014 07:13:08 EST Defending champion Dudley denied chance to repeat http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/150521931/Defending-champion-Dudley-denied-chance-to-repeat GREENSBORO (AP) — Reigning state champion Greensboro Dudley won't compete in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association football playoffs after it used ineligible players in last week's regular-season finale. Thu, 13 Nov 2014 07:47:16 EST Ratliffe set for surgery http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/150523118/Ratliffe-set-for-surgery LAURINBURG —Three and a half months ago, Scotland star quarterback Jaylend Ratliffe had a piece of his skull surgically removed after it was fractured in an violent ATV accident. Thu, 13 Nov 2014 07:47:15 EST Scotland earns No. 3 seed in playoffs http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/150489710/Scotland-earns-No.-3-seed-in-playoffs CHAPEL HILL — After defeating Richmond Senior for the fourth consecutive season on Friday, Scotland players and coaches woke up Saturday morning in anticipation of what seed they earned for the upcoming NCHSAA state playoffs. Mon, 10 Nov 2014 23:02:04 EST Three Scots make all-SEC team http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/150486349/Three-Scots-make-all-SEC-team LAURINBURG — The SEC announced its soccer all-conference team Monday, and three Scotland student-athletes were selected to the squad. Mon, 10 Nov 2014 23:02:03 EST SAU advances to conference semifinals http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/150488336/SAU-advances-to-conference-semifinals LAURINBURG — The second-seeded St. Andrews University men's soccer team hosted the quarterfinals of the Appalachian Athletic Conference Tournament at Knights Field on Saturday and defeated the 8 seed, Point University, 4-1 to advance to... Mon, 10 Nov 2014 23:01:07 EST