Laurinburg Exchange- RSS SPORTS Feed http://laurinburgexchange.com/section/SPORTS http://laurinburgexchange.com/section/SPORTS Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:13:05 EST 1800 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 Scotland rolls to 4th straight title http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/150468941/Scotland-rolls-to-4th-straight-title ROCKINGHAM — For a fourth straight season, a Southeastern Conference championship was on the line when Scotland played Richmond Senior. Sat, 8 Nov 2014 00:03:05 EST Playoff positions still to be determined http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/150455674/Playoff-positions-still-to-be-determined This is the next to last Southeastern Conference football power rankings of the season. Three teams from the SEC will see their year end tonight, and the remaining three will move on to the state playoffs. Richmond and Scotland have already locked up... Fri, 7 Nov 2014 07:10:09 EST ‘This game is the game of games’ http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/150453573/This-game-is-the-game-of-games LAURINBURG — “As far as the rivalry goes, it's hard to describe it. You really can't put it into words. You have to live it, and you have to see.” Fri, 7 Nov 2014 07:10:06 EST Raiders look to end skid vs Scots http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/150455487/Raiders-look-to-end-skid-vs-Scots ROCKINGHAM — What a difference a year makes for the Richmond Senior football team. Fri, 7 Nov 2014 07:09:17 EST