Robesonian- RSS SPORTS Feed http://robesonian.com/section/SPORTS http://robesonian.com/section/SPORTS Wed, 17 Sep 2014 21:26:17 EST 1800 Mistakes cripple Mustangs http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50327464/Mistakes-cripple-Mustangs WHITEVILLE — The South Robeson volleyball team's postseason hopes took a brief hit Tuesday night when as the Mustangs fell to Whiteville in straight sets, 25-17, 25-12, 25-15 in a key Three Rivers Conference matchup. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:46:07 EST Fairmont jumps to first http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50328635/Fairmont-jumps-to-first FAIRMONT — During the 2013 season, there was only one obstacle the Fairmont volleyball team struggled to overcome: South Columbus. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:46:05 EST Sticking with tradition http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50313005/Sticking-with-tradition PEMBROKE — After an quick opening drive the resulted in a touchdown for visiting Fayetteville State, there was a slight feeling that it could be the year the Broncos finally broke through and won the annual Two Rivers Classic, presented by Candy... Mon, 15 Sep 2014 17:40:08 EST Rangers sweep Braves with 10-3 win http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50315854/Rangers-sweep-Braves-with-10-3-win ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Colby Lewis had a hard time recalling the last time the Texas Rangers swept a series.The answer was nearly five months ago. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 08:55:06 EST Panthers take out Lions 24-7 in home opener http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50315834/Panthers-take-out-Lions-24-7-in-home-opener CHARLOTTE (AP) — Cam Newton showed he has no intention of changing the way he plays the game. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 08:54:07 EST Horschel caps amazing run with FedEx Cup http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50315818/Horschel-caps-amazing-run-with-FedEx-Cup ATLANTA (AP) — Just three weeks ago, Billy Horschel had every reason to start looking ahead to next season. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 08:47:05 EST Keselowski wins opening round of NASCAR’s Chase http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50315784/Keselowski-wins-opening-round-of-NASCARs-Chase JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Brad Keselowski saw one shot in front of him to steal the win in the opening race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 08:40:07 EST UNCP Roundup: Rain delays Two Rivers Classic http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50312103/Rain-delays-2-Rivers-Clasic PEMBROKE — The rivalry between The University of North Carolina at Pembroke and Fayetteville State was no match for Mother Nature on Saturday. Sat, 13 Sep 2014 22:33:08 EST FRINGE: Scholarship made in McNeill’s memory http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50310268/Scholarship-made-in-McNeills-memory The late Royce McNeill was an icon of Robeson County athletics over the summer, his friends honored his memory by raising $12,000 to an endowed scholarship for golfers at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke. Sat, 13 Sep 2014 22:32:05 EST Rivals looking to rebound http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50296789/Rivals-looking-to-rebound PEMBROKE — After opening the season in a blowout loss to Winston-Salem State, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke football team is coming back home looking to get back on the winning track. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 23:13:04 EST Schlaufman: Two Rivers rivalry remains high priority for Braves, Broncos http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50305627/Two-Rivers-rivalry-remains-high-priority-for-Braves-Broncos As the Fayetteville State football team has prepared for the season each of the last two years, head coach Lawrence Kershaw seemingly has faced a recurring distraction: The University of North Carolina at Pembroke. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 23:13:03 EST Local roundup: Cain, LHS top Rams in tennis http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50301758/Local-roundup:-Cain-LHS-top-Rams-in-tennis LUMBERTON — Abigail Cain came up with a pair of wins Thursday to help the Lumberton tennis team beat Purnell Swett 5-4 in a match that gives the Pirates control of second place in the Southeastern Conference. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:05:04 EST Late problems lead to loss for Purnell Swett http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50301191/Late-problems-lead-to-loss-for-Purnell-Swett WILMINGTON — After a loss, followed by a game last week that required a furious, late rally, the New Hanover football team was looking for a less stressful outcome Thursday night in a game played a day early due to weather... Fri, 12 Sep 2014 14:54:03 EST Friday’s RobCo football box scores http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50301471/Fridays-RobCo-football-box-scores Northside Jacksonville 20, Fairmont 13Northside 0 7 7 6 — 20Fairmont 0 0 0 14 — 13Scoring SummarySecond quarter Fri, 12 Sep 2014 14:44:07 EST 71st shuts down LHS http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50298827/71st-shuts-down-LHS LUMBERTON — When the Lumberton football team started this season 3-0, there was at least one constant trend: the Pirates would getting ahead early and get enough cushion to counter any late runs. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 14:27:05 EST Monarchs hold their ground http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50298900/Monarchs-hold-their-ground FAIRMONT — Behind a power running game and some key completions, Northside escaped Fairmont with a 20-13 win Thursday night. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 14:27:03 EST Sheridan strikes in senior season http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50291309/Sheridan-strikes-in-senior-season Thursday night lightsWith rain in the forecast for Friday, four of the county's five schools moved their football games to tonight. See the full revised schedule below. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:01:10 EST Local roundup: Wolfpack gets early attack http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50293694/Local-roundup:-Wolfpack-gets-early-attack WHITEVILLE — The St. Pauls boys soccer team had a slow start Wednesday night, allowing four goals in the first 20 minutes of Wednesday's 7-2 loss to Whiteville in the team's Three Rivers Conference opener. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 09:56:10 EST Weather forecast brings Thursday football http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50290293/Weather-forecast-brings-Thursday-football LUMBERTON — Robeson County will get its weekly prep football fix a day early this week. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 15:10:07 EST Nearing the ultimate goal http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50286798/Nearing-the-ultimate-goal PEMBROKE — Even thousands of miles from home, the players on the Lumber River Babe Ruth baseball team were confident about how good they were, even when they went against the top teams in the country at the 13- to 15-year-old Babe Ruth World... Wed, 10 Sep 2014 10:23:08 EST