Robesonian- RSS SPORTS Feed http://robesonian.com/section/SPORTS http://robesonian.com/section/SPORTS Sun, 23 Nov 2014 03:38:42 EST 1800 Braves roll http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50734949/Braves-roll PEMBROKE — For nearly 30 minutes, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke (3-0) basketball team looked and played like the better team on the court against Fayetteville State (1-2). Sat, 22 Nov 2014 01:05:02 EST Purnell Swett swept by Pine Forest http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50735735/Purnell-Swett-swept-by-Pine-Forest FAYETTEVILLE — The Purnell Swett boys basketball team got down early to Pine Forest on Friday night and couldn't fight its way back into the game as they fell on the road 56-38. Sat, 22 Nov 2014 01:04:08 EST Tornadoes get energized http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50735966/Tornadoes-get-energized FAIRMONT — Going into Friday's season-opening win against Lumberton, new Fairmont basketball coach Montrell McNair didn't want to give the tall and lanky Pirates too many easy looks. Sat, 22 Nov 2014 01:01:08 EST Scotland’s Ratliffe returns home after successful surgery http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50725875/Scotlands-Ratliffe-returns-home-after-successful-surgery LAURINBURG — Scotland quarterback Jaylend Ratliffe underwent successful surgery last Friday at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, and has since returned to his Scotland County home. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 10:38:02 EST Not quite on point http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50720804/Not-quite-on-point LUMBERTON — The Lumberton boys basketball team had a pair of chances at a game-tying shot Wednesday night against Pine Forest, but wasn't able to knock them down in their season opener as they fell to the Trojans 49-46 at home. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:38:03 EST Fayetteville State too much for Braves http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50722175/Fayetteville-State-too-much-for-Braves FAYETTEVILLE — The University of North Carolina at Pembroke women's basketball team trailed by just three points at halftime, but Fayetteville State capitalized on 19 turnovers by the Braves to seal a 54-43 win on Wednesday in UNCP's... Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:37:04 EST Best in the state http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50714680/Best-in-the-state Contributed photo Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:30:02 EST Close to home http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50711042/Close-to-home LUMBERTON — Between prom, school, sports and graduation, the spring of senior year can be a busy time for high school athletes. As of last week, Lumberton's Daniel Oxendine has at least one of the major decisions out of the... Wed, 19 Nov 2014 09:10:04 EST Watts’ early surge earns him conference player of the week http://robesonian.com/news/localsports1-sports/50710620/Watts-early-surge-earns-him-conference-player-of-the-week AUGUSTA, Ga. – After lifting the curtain on his collegiate career with a pair of standout performances at the Catawba-hosted SAC/PBC Challenge last weekend, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke freshman Brandon Watts was been named the... Wed, 19 Nov 2014 09:09:02 EST Ready to make some noise http://robesonian.com/news/localsports1-sports/50699795/Ready-to-make-some-noise PEMBROKE — Over the last seven seasons, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke womens basketball team has rarely been a consistent winner, hitting the .500 mark twice. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 23:06:06 EST Harvick wins Homestead to claim 1st championship http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50699745/Harvick-wins-Homestead-to-claim-1st-championship HOMESTEAD, Fla. — There was no trick to Kevin Harvick's first Sprint Cup championship. Competing for the title against three other drivers, he seized his opportunity with a relentless dash through the field in the closing laps of the... Mon, 17 Nov 2014 09:17:13 EST Charley Hoffman rallies to win in Mexico http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50699737/Charley-Hoffman-rallies-to-win-in-Mexico PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico (AP) — Charley Hoffman began to wonder if he would ever win another PGA Tour event. Even after he rallied to win the OHL Classic at Mayakoba on Sunday, he was reminded of how long it had been when his wife and two young... Mon, 17 Nov 2014 09:08:05 EST Falcons top Panthers 19-17 in pivotal NFC battle http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50699691/Falcons-top-Panthers-19-17-in-pivotal-NFC-battle CHARLOTTE — Matt Ryan is as surprised as anyone that the Atlanta Falcons are tied for first in the NFC South with a 4-6 record.He's certainly not complaining. Mon, 17 Nov 2014 09:04:05 EST UNCP shuts out Limestone in season finale http://robesonian.com/news/localsports1-sports/50694944/UNCP-shuts-out-Limestone-in-season-finale GAFFNEY, S.C. — The University of North Carolina at Pembroke football team ended its season on a high note Saturday, putting up a season-best 424 offensive yards with four field goals from Lumberton standout Connor Haskins in a 26-0 rout of... Sat, 15 Nov 2014 22:19:08 EST UNCP Roundup: Mathews named to volleyball All-Conference team http://robesonian.com/news/localsports1-sports/50695158/UNCPs-Mathews-named-to-volleyball-All-Conference-team AUGUSTA, Ga. – Looking to add to her collection of post-season laurels, junior Nicole Mathews was the lone player from The University of North Carolina at Pembroke volleyball team to be named to the Peach Belt Conference All-Conference second... Sat, 15 Nov 2014 22:18:07 EST Friday’s RobCo Football box scores http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50695472/Fridays-RobCo-Football-box-scores Farmville Central 55, Fairmont 12Fairmont 6 0 6 0 - 12Farmville 29 19 0 7 - 48First QuarterFC — Curly Sparks IV 24 touchdown run (Shaft Paker pass to Ben Sasser) Sat, 15 Nov 2014 22:17:04 EST Eagles stomp into 2nd round http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50691554/Eagles-stomp-into-2nd-round RobCo football playoff scores1st RoundNortheastern 42, St. Pauls 20Farmville Central 55, Fairmont 12East Bladen 53, Red Springs 26 Sat, 15 Nov 2014 00:20:07 EST Jimmy LaRoue The Daily Advance http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50692045/Jimmy-LaRoue-The-Daily-Advance ELIZABETH CITY — When it mattered most, St. Pauls couldn't muster much against Northeastern. Fri, 14 Nov 2014 23:57:02 EST Running away from the Tornadoes http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50690738/Running-away-from-the-Tornadoes FARMVILLE — The Fairmont football team didn't have much to cheer about on Friday night at Farmville, as Farmville Central dispatched the Golden Tornadoes easily in a 55-12 win in the opening round of the North Carolina 2A football... Fri, 14 Nov 2014 23:51:03 EST Bad first quarter dooms South Rob in 42-6 playoff loss http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50691521/Bad-first-quarter-dooms-South-Rob-in-42-6-playoff-loss MONROE — A bad first quarter is what doomed the South Robeson football team as its season ended in the first round of the 1A football playoffs in a 42-6 loss to Monroe Union Academy on Friday night. Fri, 14 Nov 2014 23:50:05 EST