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The Chatham Central women’s tennis team is on a roll. Having won six straight matches, including four against the Mid-Carolina 1A/2A conference, the Bears look primed for a run at regionals this … more
BEAR CREEK — There are no two ways about it: Wheatmore whupped Chatham Central real good. The score is what it was Friday night, with the Warriors winning, 39-6. But late in the fourth quarter … more
RALEIGH — It appears that, for now, the North Carolina High School Athletic Association isn’t going anywhere. But that doesn’t mean things won’t change. An amended version of House Bill … more
PITTSBORO — The North Carolina High School Athletic Association has named Jason Amy as the state Athletic Director of the Year for the 2020-21 school year when he served as athletic director at … more
Week 2 of the college football season was filled with drama. There was an Oregon road upset over the No. 3 Ohio State Buckeyes, a disastrous welcome to the Southeastern Conference party for Texas and … more
I don’t care about your fantasy football team. Actually, let me rephrase that. I don’t care about your fantasy football team if you’re berating a player on social media for a lack of … more
Here are scores and schedules for Chatham County high school athletics from Monday, Sept. 13 to Sunday, Sept. 19. This story will be updated throughout the week. Monday, September … more
Here are scores and schedules for Chatham County high school athletics from Monday, Sept. 6 to Sunday, Sept. 12. This story will be updated throughout the week. Monday, September … more
Woods Charter is on pace to have one of its best volleyball seasons in school history. After starting the year with a near-perfect 5-1 record — with the lone loss coming in a five-game match to Eno … more
BEAR CREEK — Like Sam Cooke crooned on that classic, look for change to come along Chatham Central’s offensive line. “People got to step up,” Chatham Central head football coach Sherman … more
SANFORD — Football in the ACC is home to eight national championships, 48 Pro Football Hall of Famers and 95 first-round NFL Draft selections (since 2005). It’s also home to three Lee County … more
SILER CITY — Early in this young tennis season, the Chatham Charter Knights have already found themselves dealing with plenty of on-court challenges. Tough opponents, grueling playing schedules … more
PITTSBORO — The Northwood Chargers were on the brink of taking down their former conference rivals, but everything can change in the blink of an eye. In the early moments of the fourth quarter … more
The new National Football League season begins Thursday with the defending Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers hosting the Dallas Cowboys. Here are five big questions as another year of pro … more
Last week, I wrote about the negative impact that the 2017-18 UCF Knights had on my overall college football experience. In that column, I wrote, among other things, that I doubt I’ll ever … more
SILER CITY — Few sports organizations in Chatham have been busier than Siler City Futbol Club this summer. But that was just the calm before the storm. After months of tryouts, practices and … more
PITTSBORO — Last week’s Chatham County Championships were as much about the rise of emerging talent as they were about the dominance of usual suspects. Northwood played host to the Chatham … more
Chatham Central is in the midst of its varsity women’s volleyball season, but has gotten off to a slow start after dropping four straight matches to Salisbury, Lee County, Southern Lee and … more
SILER CITY — There are some tasks that simply feel impossible to complete. Using a No. 2 pencil to win a home run derby, staying dry in a monsoon using nothing but an umbrella and stopping the … more
The UCF Knights ruined college football for me. Yes, you read that right. The Knights that hail from Orlando’s University of Central Florida. The Knights that helped produce NFL talents … more
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