Robesonian- RSS SPORTS Feed http://robesonian.com/section/SPORTS http://robesonian.com/section/SPORTS Thu, 27 Nov 2014 14:25:20 EST 1800 Tuesday’s basketball roundup: A struggle to survive http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50758247/Tuesdays-basketball-roundup:-A-struggle-to-survive PEMBROKE — It wasn't pretty, but for the Purnell Swett girls basketball team, it was a win.After 37 turnovers and 24 team fouls, the Rams survived to beat an inspired South Robeson 44-41. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 09:36:05 EST Late letdown http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50758596/Late-letdown PEMBROKE —For more than 37 minutes on Tuesday, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke womens basketball team controlled the scoreboard in a 62-60 loss to Livingstone. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 09:30:04 EST No. 11 UNCP wrestling goes 1-2 at N.C. State’s Wolfpack Duals tourney http://robesonian.com/news/localsports1-sports/50751197/No.-11-UNCP-wrestling-goes-1-2-at-N.C.-States-Wolfpack-Duals-tourney RALEIGH — The 11th-ranked UNC Pembroke wrestling team dropped a pair of dual meets to NCAA Division I foes, but highlighted its day with a 22-13 victory over the NAIA's sixth-ranked team, Lindsey Wilson, on Sunday at the Wolfpack Duals in... Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:10:04 EST Allen hands latest win to Braves http://robesonian.com/news/localsports1-sports/50751147/Allen-hands-latest-win-to-Braves PEMBROKE – The University of North Carolina at Pembroke mens basketball team scored 27 points off of 18 turnovers and used an unforgiving defense to key an 82-65 victory over visiting Allen on Monday evening in the English E. Jones... Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:09:03 EST Defense dominates in Kentucky’s 86-28 win over Montana State http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50744285/Defense-dominates-in-Kentuckys-86-28-win-over-Montana-State LEXINGTON, Ky. — For the second time in three games, top-ranked Kentucky demonstrated how dominant it can be when it plays tight defense. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:56:03 EST Cundiff field goal leads Browns past Falcons 26-24 http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50744256/Cundiff-field-goal-leads-Browns-past-Falcons-26-24 ATLANTA — After being suspended for Cleveland's first 10 games, Josh Gordon had no trouble remembering how to play the game.Fortunately for the Browns, Brian Hoyer was able to forget some costly mistakes. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:46:05 EST Heat survive at the buzzer, beat Hornets 94-93 http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50744207/Heat-survive-at-the-buzzer-beat-Hornets-94-93 MIAMI — So much intrigue, crammed into 14 seconds. A pair of former Connecticut stars, going 1-on-1 as if they were willing to decide it themselves. A one-point game, one team about to end a losing streak and a tip-in try that added more drama... Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:41:04 EST 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