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SAU wrestling adds 14 recruits

LAURINBURG — The St. Andrews University wrestling program welcomes 14 new recruits this summer in preparation for the coming season.The 2014-15 team returns former All-American and National Qualifier Denzel Vaughan along with four other starters from last year. The first home match of the year will take place outside on Nov. 13 at 1:00 p.m. vs. Belmont Abbey, in the “War on 74” Series.The newcomers hail from four different states including California, G...

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Fighting Scots tame Wildcats in 49-21 win

LAURINBURG — After a heart-wrenching defeat in their last game, the Fighting Scots came into Friday’s contest with a chip on their shoulder.After racking up 35 first-half points en route to a 49-21 win, Scotland heads into their bye week relieved knowing they exercised some of those demons. Scotland quarterback Dashaun Ferguson had his best game this season, throwing two touchdowns and running for two more as the Scots built up a 35-7 advantage by the second quarter....

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Richmond tops newest SEC Power Rankings

Southeastern Conference football power rankings will continue every Friday until the end of season. Rankings took a hiatus last week as rain pushed many games back a day. We have a new N0. 1 team atop the rankings, and only two SEC schools remain undefeated heading into tonight’s action. If you don’t like where I ranked your team, we can have a fruitful discussion about it through a friendly phone call, email, or social media — but leave the pitchforks at home, please....

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SAU women roll to 4th straight win

MURFREESBORO — The St. Andrews University women’s soccer team added to their increasing win total Wednesday, defeating Chowan University 4-1 en route to their fourth straight victory of the season.All four of the Lady Knights’ wins have come on the road as they continue an extended trip away from home.Forward Nicole Bass got things started for the Knights as she scored in the 7th minute unassisted off a breakaway. Chowan would score the equalizer in the...

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Scotland soccer stomps Seventy-First

LAURINBURG — After losing their first two games this week, Scotland coach Danny Gallagher felt the team had to step up on Thursday against the Seventy-First Falcons.Within a ten-minute span during the first half, as the Scots scored three goals to run away with a 4-1 victory, his questions about his team were answered.Scotland suffered a 7-0 defeat at the hands of Pinecrest, and then lost to Hoke 2-1 on Wednesday in a draining loss that Gallagher said took a lot of...

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SAU women’s soccer wins third straight

MOUNT VERNON, Ga. — The St. Andrews University women’s soccer team cruised to their third straight win on Saturday as they easily defeated Brewton-Parker College 5-0 to improve to 3-1 on the season.Jessica Martinez set up midfielder Olivia Thoroughman for the first goal of the game early in the first half. Martinez would receive a red card for a defensive foul a few minutes later, but the Knights continued to push the pace despite being down a player the rest of the gam...

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St. Andrews volleyball goes 1-3

SPARTANBURG, S.C. — The St. Andrews University volleyball team finished 1-3 in a tournament held over the weekend at Converse College.The Lady Knights brought a three-game winning streak into the tournament, but that ended Friday when they faced Southern Wesleyan University, who beat them in three sets, 25-22, 25-19, 25-8. SAU was competitive in the first two sets, but SWU ran away with the match in the third set to seal the victory. The Warriors outscored the Lady Knights 41...

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Scotland wins five-set thriller

LAURINBURG — The Scotland volleyball team didn’t make it easy on themselves Tuesday night, but found a way to win in the face of adversity — and without their head coach patrolling the sidelines. The Scots defeated the Lumberton Pirates 24-26, 25-23, 18-25, 25-23, 17-15 in a five-set battle Tuesday night that was nip and tuck throughout.Scotland coach Molly Hayes was not able to attend the game Tuesday, so assistant Jessica Chavis served in her stead. The two team...

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Southern’s Hinton comes through in clutch

LAURINBURG — A year ago today was the last time the Southern Durham Spartans were defeated.The opponent? A Jaylend Ratliffe-led Scotland team that would go on to play in the 4A state championship game. As it turned out, Southern would compete for a state title of their own. Quarterback Kendall Hinton led the Spartans on a last-minute drive to secure a 3AA state championship in a thrilling 38-31 win over Crest.

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Spartans shock Scotland in final seconds

LAURINBURG — Pate Stadium has seen some spectacular performances by a player wearing No. 2 the last few seasons. This time, it was another No. 2 who stole the show.Led by the spectacular play of senior quarterback Kendall Hinton, Southern Durham defeated Scotland 34-28 Thursday night in a game that lived up to the hype. Southern last lost a game almost a year to the date when Scotland defeated them 53-31 in Durham. Since then, the Spartans have reeled off 16 straight wins, in...

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SAU volleyball wins second straight game

LAURINBURG — The St. Andrews University volleyball team rolled to their second straight win on Tuesday after beating NAIA opponent Morris College in straight sets 25-7, 25-14, 25-6.The Lady Knights were led by freshman Angelica Arroyo’s 16 kills and Tessa Smith’s eight kills, three aces, and seven digs. Sophomore Era Kryeziu recorded six kills of her own while freshman Lindsey Wagner had three kills and three aces.St. Andrews improves to 2-4 on the seas...

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