March 26, 2017

Fred Glass wanted to hire a proven winner for Indiana’s next coach. The athletic director didn’t have to wait long — or travel far to find what he was looking for.

On Saturday, less than 24 hours after UCLA coach Steve Alford pulled his name out of the sweepstakes, Glass announced…

North Carolina, Kentucky face off again for Final Four berth

March 26, 2017

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Roy Williams wanted another chance at Kentucky after his North Carolina Tar Heels lost to the Wildcats in December.

John Calipari is certain someone knew he hoped not to see North Carolina in the same bracket.

Well, Williams got what he wanted, even if college…

Lewis making a difference for Faith Christian baseball

March 25, 2017

This was one of the few times Faith Christian baseball coach Greg Clifton didn’t have to chase Ben Lewis off the field for staying late.

Faith Christian had just pummeled Halifax Academy, 22-0, on Friday in a game that was called after 2 1/2 innings. Lewis, the Patriots’ shortstop,…

Northern Nash finds success in victory against Tarboro

March 25, 2017

A learning team has to take the wins it can get. That is exactly how Northern Nash baseball coach Bard Collins and his team approached Friday’s nonconference matchup against Tarboro.

The Knights (4-6), who are already two games into Big East Conference competition, used its 4-2 victory…