Robesonian- RSS SPORTS Feed http://robesonian.com/section/SPORTS http://robesonian.com/section/SPORTS Sun, 26 Apr 2015 09:31:42 EST 1800 Versatile Beacham wins Scholar-Athlete http://robesonian.com/news/683-scholarathlete-sports/153139445/Versatile-Beacham-wins-Scholar-Athlete LAURINBURG — Before Robert Beacham arrived at Scotland High and became an integral part of the Fighting Scots' offensive attack, the now-senior standout was all about football. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 22:41:22 EST Phialas: Despite technology, modern broadcasters treading old waters http://robesonian.com/news/sports/153139672/Phialas:-Despite-technology-modern-broadcasters-treading-old-waters It has been decades since Bob Dylan suggested that one does not need accuweather to know which way the wind blows. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 22:41:17 EST Sunday’s local sports briefs http://robesonian.com/news/sports/153139971/Sundays-local-sports-briefs 3 coaches come with N.C. State caravan Sat, 25 Apr 2015 22:41:16 EST FRINGE: Swing for Health tournament approaching http://robesonian.com/news/sports/153140554/Swing-for-Health-tournament-approaching In less than two weeks, golfers around the county will have the chance to help local students in their hunt for a medical career, but now's the time to sign up. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 22:36:19 EST Pack keeps Tornadoes grounded http://robesonian.com/news/sports/153131525/Pack-keeps-Tornadoes-grounded FAIRMONT — Sophomore McKenzie Gore hasn't been at full strength this season for the Whiteville High School baseball team, which has limited his time on the mound. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 23:41:27 EST Braves’ Langley earns PBC award after final season http://robesonian.com/news/sports/153131483/Braves-Langley-earns-PBC-award-after-final-season FLORENCE, S.C. — With just six wins total and one conference win, the University of North Carolina at Pembroke faced a trying season, one made even harder by news that the program would be cut at the end of the season for financial... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 23:41:21 EST Oxendine’s gem not enough for Rams http://robesonian.com/news/sports/153132248/Oxendines-gem-not-enough-for-Rams SOUTHERN PINES — The Purnell Swett High School baseball team allowed just one run on Friday during a 1-0 loss at Pinecrest, but it cost the Rams more than just the game. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 23:41:16 EST Pirates take control of the SEC http://robesonian.com/news/sports/153105167/Pirates-take-control-of-the-SEC LUMBERTON — In the logjam atop the Southeastern Conference standings, the Lumberton High School baseball took a major step forward in its chances of claiming a conference championship, claiming a 1-0 victory over Richmond on Thursday. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 10:17:03 EST Pirates, Patriots play to 1-1 draw in key SEC game http://robesonian.com/news/sports/153112005/Pirates-Patriots-play-to-1-1-draw-in-key-SEC-game LUMBERTON — As the Pinecrest and Lumberton soccer teams walked off the field at following a 1-1 draw on Thursday, neither team was particularly happy. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 10:16:57 EST Kahne makes pit stop at Fort Bragg http://robesonian.com/news/sports/153103848/Kahne-makes-pit-stop-at-Fort-Bragg FORT BRAGG —NASCAR veteran Kasey Kahne is plenty comfortable when he sits behind the wheel of his No. 5 Chevrolet. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 10:16:45 EST Lumberton shoots down Richmond 5-1 http://robesonian.com/news/sports/153089899/Lumberton-shoots-down-Richmond-5-1 ROCKINGHAM — The start wasn't what the Lumberton High School soccer team wanted during a 5-1 win against Richmond on Wednesday but ultimately the Pirates got what they wanted. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 11:06:17 EST Matteson pushes for her best http://robesonian.com/news/sports/153073756/Matteson-pushes-for-her-best LUMBERTON — When Anna Matteson began powerlifting with trainer Cedric Woriax at the Southeastern Lifestyle Center in Lumberton, she didn't carry her stuff in a gym bag. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 11:06:16 EST Loss marks the end for UNCP tennis http://robesonian.com/news/sports/153061187/Loss-marks-the-end-for-UNCP-tennis PEMBROKE — Hannah Ammons hasn't had the chance to travel the world, but her lone season on The University of North Carolina at Pembroke women's tennis team let her experience it in a whole new way. Wed, 22 Apr 2015 10:46:42 EST Braves offense continues rolling vs. St. Andrews http://robesonian.com/news/localsports1-sports/153062832/Braves-offense-continues-rolling-vs.-St.-Andrews PEMBROKE — The University of North Carolina at Pembroke baseball team has been an offensive juggernaut this season, leading the Peach Belt Conference in all major batting categories. Wed, 22 Apr 2015 10:46:32 EST Raiders run past Rams http://robesonian.com/news/sports/153066209/Raiders-run-past-Rams ROCKINGHAM — One of the trademarks for a Ricky Young-coached team is being aggressive on the base paths. Wed, 22 Apr 2015 10:46:22 EST McGirt battles his game, still finished in 31st http://robesonian.com/news/sports/153025355/McGirt-battles-his-game-still-finished-in-31st HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. — He was coming off two weeks of rest and admittingly wasn't striking or putting the ball well, but Fairmont native William McGirt used the weekend to make the RBC Heritage tournament a success. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 11:46:19 EST Bulldog tennis stays undefeated http://robesonian.com/news/sports/153036545/Bulldog-tennis-stays-undefeated ST. PAULS — As the Spring semester was about to start up at St. Pauls High School in January, Jason Bullock found out that the school needed a new boys tennis coach. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 11:41:21 EST UNCP finishes third at PBC Championships http://robesonian.com/news/localsports1-sports/153040530/UNCP-finishes-third-at-PBC-Championships MONTEVALLO, Ala. — Newcomer Michael Powell garnered the 2015 Freshman Track Athlete of the Year, head coach Peter Ormsby was named the 2015 Men's Track and Field coach of the Year, and senior Shaquille Ray won the 100 meter dash finals on... Tue, 21 Apr 2015 11:41:15 EST Kenseth ends drought with win at Bristol http://robesonian.com/news/sports/153022354/Kenseth-ends-drought-with-win-at-Bristol BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — After four rain delays and 11 extra laps, Matt Kenseth finally drove to victory lane.It took him nine hours to get there Sunday at a water-logged Bristol Motor Speedway. Mon, 20 Apr 2015 12:46:12 EST Braves’ McKirahan suspended 80 games for positive drug test http://robesonian.com/news/sports/153023880/Braves-McKirahan-suspended-80-games-for-positive-drug-test NEW YORK (AP) — Atlanta Braves reliever Andrew McKirahan was suspended for 80 games Monday following a positive test for a banned substance under Major League Baseball's drug program. Mon, 20 Apr 2015 13:16:11 EST