Laurinburg Exchange- RSS SPORTS Feed http://laurinburgexchange.com/section/SPORTS http://laurinburgexchange.com/section/SPORTS Sun, 21 Dec 2014 21:10:24 EST 1800 St Andrews hoops split weekday non- conference games http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/150954678/St-Andrews-hoops-split-weekday-non--conference-games DETROIT, Mich. — The St. Andrews University men's basketball team made the long trip to Detroit Thursday to take on Marygrove College and came away with their fifth win of the season. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 08:11:07 EST (No heading) http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/150952334/ The Parks & Rec little league holiday tournament concluded on Thursday with the Suns defeating the Raptors 31-10 in the championship game. The league featured kids between 9-10 years old. The Suns are coached by Stan Smith and Contonio... Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:05:05 EST Purnell Swett’s Heil resigns http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/150939791/Purnell-Swetts-Heil-resigns PEMBROKE — After eight seasons under Mark Heil, the Purnell Swett football team will be looking for a new coach. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 08:08:08 EST SAU senior guard Smith wins AAC player of the week http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/150938823/SAU-senior-guard-Smith-wins-AAC-player-of-the-week ASHEVILLE — After scoring 27 points in St. Andrews' 67-59 victory over Columbia International on Saturday, senior guard Aaron Smith was rewarded with his first-ever Appalachian Athletic Conference player of the week, the conference... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 22:45:08 EST Scots best Bulldogs in Bennettsville http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/150943073/Scots-best-Bulldogs-in-Bennettsville BENNETTSVILLE — Losers of three straight games, the Scotland girl's basketball team on Thursday sought to get back on track against an opponent they easily defeated early in the year. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 22:44:03 EST Patriots pull away from Scots http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/150929102/Patriots-pull-away-from-Scots SOUTHERN PINES — After winning their Southeastern Conference opener against Purnell Swett last week, Scotland looked to continue that momentum Wednesday when they traveled to Pinecrest to take on the Patriots. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 23:16:06 EST 3 ACC teams headline latest wrestling poll http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/150911050/3-ACC-teams-headline-latest-wrestling-poll (NWCA) — Wins by Wisconsin over then-No. 8 Nebraska and Purdue over then-No. 20 Chattanooga pushed both of those programs into the Top 25 of the USA Today/National Wrestling Coaches Association Division I Coaches Poll released on... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 08:55:08 EST Smith leads Knights to win http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/150894769/Smith-leads-Knights-to-win LAURINBURG — The St. Andrews University men's basketball team defeated Columbia International University 67-59 on Saturday to improve to 3-0 at home this season. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 02:23:06 EST Travel team seeks players http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/150894561/Travel-team-seeks-players A 12U travel baseball team is looking for three players of its upcoming season. The team is combining with one out of Laurinburg. For information, contact coach Terry Pettitt at 910-410-8222 or 910-995-3527. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 22:18:05 EST Lady Knights drop Monarchs http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/150872024/Lady-Knights-drop-Monarchs LAURINBURG — The St. Andrews women's basketball team dropped 4 straight games during a rough mid-November stretch. Sat, 13 Dec 2014 07:49:07 EST Athletes’ actions in response to events refreshing http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/150858418/Athletes-actions-in-response-to-events-refreshing Regardless of where you stand on the racial issues that have dominated the headlines in recent weeks, these past few weeks have shown us just how far our society still has to go. Fri, 12 Dec 2014 10:28:07 EST Scots score second win http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/150845952/Scots-score-second-win LAURINBURG — Scotland's wrestling team is still going through some growing pains under coach Rangel Moore. Wed, 10 Dec 2014 23:25:02 EST Newton involved in car accident http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/150825931/Newton-involved-in-car-accident CHARLOTTE (AP) — Panthers quarterback Cam Newton suffered fractures to his lower back in a two-car crash Tuesday and will spend the night in the hospital, a team spokesman said Tuesday. Tue, 9 Dec 2014 20:47:05 EST UNCP’s Taylor named athlete of the week http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/150823228/UNCPs-Taylor-named-athlete-of-the-week PEMBROKE — After posting a pair of record-breaking performances in her collegiate debut at the JDL College Kick-Off Classic on Saturday in Raleigh, freshman Jeonna Taylor has been named this week's UNCP Athlete of the Week, athletics... Tue, 9 Dec 2014 20:46:04 EST Ratliffe hits game-winner http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/150823069/Ratliffe-hits-game-winner CHARLOTTE — It only took one game without guard Jordan Ratliffe for the Scotland boy's basketball team to realize just how much they missed his production and leadership on the court. Tue, 9 Dec 2014 20:45:09 EST SAU hoops drops AAC game http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/150811092/SAU-hoops-drops-AAC-game ATHENS, Tenn. — The St. Andrews University men's basketball team dropped their second straight conference game on Saturday, losing to Tennessee Wesleyan College on the road, 79-55. Tue, 9 Dec 2014 05:38:06 EST In love with a sociopathic dog http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/150810453/In-love-with-a-sociopathic-dog “Hey, come here, will you? Quick. The dead stuff is over here. Let me show you.”These are the thoughts of Solo, a German shepherd that loves his job. His job is finding the lost remains of dead humans. Tue, 9 Dec 2014 05:38:04 EST Hudson reflects on first bill passage http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/150810390/Hudson-reflects-on-first-bill-passage I know you're fed up with the news coming out of Washington. From unilateral executive actions, to costly and inefficient regulations, it seems government bureaucrats are more focused on pushing their own agendas than working together to focus... Tue, 9 Dec 2014 05:38:03 EST Bailey looks back on season http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/150785593/Bailey-looks-back-on-season LAURINBURG — Despite losing in the third round of the NCHSAA 4A playoffs last Friday, Scotland football coach Richard Bailey said he's trying to stay away from dwelling on what could have been. Sat, 6 Dec 2014 10:21:04 EST Football season’s end leaves void on Friday night http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/sports/150771919/Football-seasons-end-leaves-void-on-Friday-night Football can be a cruel and sometimes unforgiving sport.Case and point: the post-game aftermath of Scotland's 24-21 loss to Hoggard in Wilmington last Friday night. Fri, 5 Dec 2014 07:50:08 EST