Robesonian- RSS SPORTS Feed Sun, 1 Feb 2015 05:41:52 EST 1800 Pirates headed for playoffs LUMBERTON — As the Lumberton wrestling team prepared for the start of the 2013-2014 season, coach Jamie Bell started thinking about what he wanted not only by the end of last season, but a year down the road. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 23:06:12 EST County FB coaches pick Seahawks as Super Bowl winner LUMBERTON — There are plenty of storylines going into Super Bowl XLIX between the New England Patriots and the defending champion Seattle Seahawks. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 23:01:15 EST No. 14 UNCP rallies to stun Flagler PEMBROKE – The 14th-ranked UNC Pembroke mens basketball team rallied back from a 15-point halftime deficit to take the lead on a pair of free throws by Brandon Watts with six seconds left, and then forced a turnover on the other end of the court... Sat, 31 Jan 2015 23:01:14 EST Ford joins UNCP football coaching staff PEMBROKE – The University of North Carolina at Pembroke football coach Shane Richardson announced an addition to his coaching staff as 11-year college coaching veteran Joe Ford was hired to coach the defensive backs and serve as co-defensive... Sat, 31 Jan 2015 23:01:12 EST SEC All-Conference wrestling selections Note: First person listed in each weight class finished conference tournament 5-0, second person finished 4-1, except where noted below.106 — Mathew Garner, Pinecrest; Tommy Shelton, Richmond Sat, 31 Jan 2015 20:36:11 EST Pirates bring the pressure LUMBERTON — The first time the Lumberton and Pinecrest boys basketball teams met this season, things went downhill quickly when an abundance of fouls turned a close game into a 17-point loss. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 23:36:18 EST Friday’s county basketball scores Friday's scoresBoysLumberton 61, Pinecrest 49Scotland 78, Purnell Swett 60St. Pauls 69, West Columbus 61Whiteville 75, Red Springs 35 Fri, 30 Jan 2015 23:36:15 EST Scots tie for 2nd with 78-60 victory over Purnell Swett PEMBROKE — The Scotland boys basketball team entered Friday night's tilt at Purnell Swett coming off their best win of the season against Richmond on Tuesday. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 23:31:24 EST St. Pauls beats Vikings for 2nd night in a row ST. PAULS — The St. Pauls boys basketball team didn't make a 3-pointer on Friday night, but it made plenty of free-throws, knocking down 18 in the fourth quarter to seal a 69-61 victory over West Columbus. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 23:31:22 EST (No heading) Peach Belt Conference reprimands UNCP's Miller Fri, 30 Jan 2015 23:31:16 EST Kelvin Sampson headlines UNCP’s annual Cash Bash PEMBROKE — A familiar face will return to Pembroke in April when The University of North Carolina at Pembroke's Braves Club hosts its annual Cash Bash fundraiser. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 11:16:17 EST Schlaufman: County win readies Pirates for SEC tourney Make no mistake, there was a highly competitive atmosphere for Wednesday's All-County wrestling tournament at Lumberton. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 11:06:11 EST Friday’s local sports briefs Tonight's basketball gamesFairmont at East ColumbusPinecrest at LumbertonScotland at Purnell SwettRed Springs at WhitevilleSouth Columbus at South Robeson Fri, 30 Jan 2015 11:01:20 EST GRU Augusta upsets No. 14 Braves AUGUSTA, Ga. – The 14th-ranked University of North Carolina at Pembroke basketball team overcame a 13-point first half to a late lead against GRU Augusta on Wednesday but a pair of free throws by Keshun Sherrill with 1.8 seconds left helped the... Fri, 30 Jan 2015 11:01:16 EST Better than the boys LUMBERTON — Lumberton wrestling coach Jamie Bell has seen it before.A new opponent steps onto the mat with Haley Roach and doesn't give her the benefit of the doubt. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 10:21:37 EST Aggressive guards help Fairmont nab 8th win in a row FAIRMONT — The Fairmont boys basketball team won its eighth straight game on Wednesday night, using a 13-3 run in the final period to outlast West Bladen 64-56 in a non-conference matchup. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 10:16:14 EST Local roundup: Rams take 3rd place, crown 2 champions at Sewell invitational WILMINGTON — The Purnell Swett wrestling team had a top-three tournament finish over the weekend as the Rams took third at the Allen Sewell Invitational at Laney. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 16:26:35 EST Jan. 28 local sports briefs Youth softball registration starting soon Wed, 28 Jan 2015 16:26:32 EST Mustangs can’t stop Gators’ run Tuesday's basketball scoresBoysLumberton 65, Purnell Swett 57South Columbus 52, Red Springs 45Whiteville 74, St. Pauls 47 Wed, 28 Jan 2015 10:01:17 EST UNCP baseball trio named to preseason All-Region squad PEMBROKE — The University of North Carolina at Pembroke pitchers Garrett Hickman and Andy Sullivan joined designated hitter Dalton Knight as representives on the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Preseason... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 10:56:13 EST