Robesonian- RSS SPORTS Feed http://robesonian.com/section/SPORTS http://robesonian.com/section/SPORTS Thu, 17 Apr 2014 05:36:46 EST 1800 CRAWFORD: Examining the filthiest contracts and ultimate bargains in pro sports http://robesonian.com/news/home_top-sports/4484077/MONEY-MATTERS Kobe Bryant loosens his tie and leans back in his seat, struggling to swallow the Lakers' latest home loss to Charlotte. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Baseball Elite Poll: Slugfest Lumberton’s to win http://robesonian.com/news/sports/4469668/Baseball-Elite-Poll:-Despite-seed-Lumbertons-Slugfest-favorite Say what you want about the seeding — it is voted on by coaches after all — but the Robeson County Slugfest at Red Springs is Lumberton's tournament to win this season, jokingly labeled the 'Pirate Invitational' a season... Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Harvick survives shootout for 1st Darlington win http://robesonian.com/news/sports/4473792/Harvick-survives-shootout-for-1st-Darlington-win DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — Kevin Harvick used one of the few weekend missteps to pull out his first Darlington victory. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Bubba’s back on top http://robesonian.com/news/sports/4473014/Bubbas-back-on-top AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — One of golf's most exciting players squeezed most of the drama out of the Masters on Sunday. That's just fine with Bubba Watson.All he cared about was slipping into that green jacket. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST LYBA weekly report http://robesonian.com/news/sports/4465891/LYBA-weekly-report -Lumberton Ford Coach PitchResultsA's 17, Orioles 2Braves 10, Phillies 1Braves 6, Rays 2Priates 7, Rockies 1Phllies 3, Pirates 1 Sat, 12 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST QB competition ripens at UNCP’s spring game http://robesonian.com/news/localsports1-sports/4165548/Bringing-out-the-best PEMBROKE — The University of North Carolina at Pembroke football team has had an offseason full of transition. Sat, 12 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Greene’s recruiting journey ends at Belhaven http://robesonian.com/news/home_top-sports/4131274/Greenes-recruiting-journey-ends-at-Belhaven RED SPRINGS — The offseason noise for Blake Greene is finally over.He knows where he'll play college football and says he felt at home during a recent visit to one of the only programs that likes him as a quarterback. Sat, 12 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Pinecrest hosting hickory sticks tourney http://robesonian.com/news/sports/4155064/Pinecrest-hosting-hickory-sticks-tourney It's almost time to break out the knickers.Pinecrest Country Club will go through a bit of a time warp on Friday when the Carolina Hickory Golf Association holds a tournament at the golf course. Sat, 12 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Fairmont’s Hardin throws one-hitter http://robesonian.com/news/sports/4163257/Fairmonts-Hardin-throws-one-hitter LAKE WACCAMAW — Fairmont got a near flawless pitching performance from Gage Hardin and improved to 10-0 in conference play. Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Purnell Swett hosting basketball tourney in honor of local ref http://robesonian.com/news/sports/4154208/Purnell-Swett-hosting-basketball-tourney-in-honor-of-local-ref PEMBROKE — Purnell Swett High School will be hosting a basketball tournament this weekend in honor of referee Van Sampson. The tournament starts tonight at 6:30 and continues Saturday at 9 a.m. Thu, 10 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST SOUTHPAW SHUTOUT: Pinecrest blanks Lumberton behind Helms’ gem http://robesonian.com/news/sports/4145182/SOUTHPAW-SHUTOUT:-Pinecrest-blanks-Lumberton-behind-Helms-gem SOUTHERN PINES — Missed opportunities are magnified during games pitting top teams.When they happen against elite pitchers, it's fatal. Thu, 10 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Braves’ late rally leads to rout of visiting Coker http://robesonian.com/news/sports/4142706/Braves-late-rally-leads-to-rout-of-visiting-Coker PEMBROKE — The 15th-ranked University of North Carolina at Pembroke baseball team scored eight runs in the sixth inning to break open a close game and finish an 11-2 rout of Coker on Wednesday. Wed, 9 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Pirates beat Pinecrest for 2nd time http://robesonian.com/news/sports/4142359/Pirates-beat-Pinecrest-for-2nd-time SOUTHERN PINES — The Lumberton soccer team positioned itself as the team to beat in the Southeastern Conference with a 2-1 win at Pinecrest on Wednesday. Wed, 9 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Error costs UNCP in loss to Coker http://robesonian.com/news/localsports1-sports/4129723/Error-costs-UNCP-in-loss-to-Coker HARTSVILLE, S.C. — The 15th-ranked UNC Pembroke baseball team rallied back from an early deficit but a late error led to the game-ending run in an 8-7 loss to Coker in 11 innings on Tuesday. Tue, 8 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Rams on the ropes http://robesonian.com/news/sports/4129883/Rams-on-the-ropes PEMBROKE — The Purnell Swett baseball team has faced its struggles early its Southeastern Conference schedule, but a 9-3 loss to Pinecrest on Tuesday put the Rams in a precarious position. Tue, 8 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Jernigan brings Wing-T back to South Robeson http://robesonian.com/news/home_top-sports/4122471/Jernigan-brings-Wing-T-back-to-South-Robeson ROWLAND — Clay Jernigan likes a challenge. Tue, 8 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Baseball Elite Poll: Pitching reigns for Lumberton, Fairmont http://robesonian.com/news/sports/4107100/Pitching-reigns-at-countys-top-baseball-schools We've had more than a month to assess which Robeson County baseball teams are posers or contenders this season.And as usual, the programs with elite pitching rule the roost. Mon, 7 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Rain postpones NASCAR race at Texas Motor Speedway http://robesonian.com/news/sports/4106369/Rain-postpones-NASCAR-race-at-Texas-Motor-Speedway FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — On a day when the weather was more suitable for ducks than racing, the Sprint Cup Series at Texas Motor Speedway became NASCAR's first rainout of the season. Sun, 6 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Late game: Kentucky tops Wisconsin http://robesonian.com/news/sports/4102643/Late-game:-Kentucky-tops-Wisconsin Note: This game finished too late for inclusion in Sunday's edition of the Robesonian. Kentucky will play UConn on Monday in the national championship game. Sun, 6 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Roberson named Scholar-Athlete http://robesonian.com/news/sports/4100651/Roberson-named-Scholar-Athlete ST. PAULS — Last May, Alexis Roberson helped her school continue a dynasty. Sat, 5 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST