November 13, 2018

Virginia Tech defensive end Houshun Gaines will miss the remainder of the college football season after suffering a knee injury on Saturday.

Gaines, a Nash Central grad and a redshirt junior for the Hokies, tore his ACL late in the first half of VT’s 52-22 loss to ACC Coastal-leading Pitt.…

Williams snaps slump, No. 7 North Carolina beats Stanford

November 13, 2018

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Kenny Williams scored 12 points after starting the season by missing his first 10 shots, and No. 7 North Carolina dominated the first half to beat Stanford 90-72 on Monday night in its home opener.

Cameron Johnson had 17 points to lead four players in double figures for…

'Exceptional noise': Freshman trio combines for 75 in sequal to Kentucky win

November 11, 2018

DURHAM — With his national titles, his 12 years as coach of Team USA, and his seat on the bench with the Dream Team, Mike Krzyzewski has seen as much media marveling as anyone in basketball. 

And so it resonated on Sunday afternoon, after his team’s 94-72 home win over Army, when…

On campus: Weekly check-in with locals in college football

November 11, 2018

It was an under-the-radar week for many local athletes in the college game. Several young players did not play, while others had quiet games.

Let’s take a look.

Sherrod Greene, South Carolina: A Rocky Mount High grad and Gamecocks linebacker, Greene recorded six tackles in Saturday’s 35-…