Robesonian- RSS SPORTS Feed http://robesonian.com/section/SPORTS http://robesonian.com/section/SPORTS Thu, 23 Oct 2014 01:01:37 EST 1800 One answer short http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50540560/One-answer-short ROCKINGHAM — In tight games, the soccer ball seems to find the right foot of Richmond's Jalen Almond. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:42:06 EST UNCP’s Miles, Aiken named nation’s top weekly soccer players http://robesonian.com/news/localsports1-sports/50540683/UNCPs-Miles-Aiken-named-nations-top-weekly-soccer-players KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A pair of University of North Carolina at Pembroke soccer players made program history on Tuesday when womens goalie Janae Aiken and mens soccer player Sam Miles were named as the Disney Soccer/NSCAA National Players of the... Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:52:07 EST Swett’s Godwin qualifies for state tournament http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50540946/Swetts-Godwin-qualifies-for-state-tournament For the third time in her high school career, Meredith Godwin qualified for the North Carolina womens golf state championship at Pinehurst No. 1. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:41:04 EST Moonlight Madness set for Thursday http://robesonian.com/news/localsports1-sports/50540931/Moonlight-Madness-set-for-Thursday PEMBROKE — The UNCP mens basketball, womens basketball, and wrestling teams will host their fourth annual Moonlight Madness, presented by McDonald's, event at 7 p.m. Thursday in the English E. Jones Center. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:30:07 EST Pirates leave no question http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50532560/Pirates-leave-no-question LUMBERTON — When the Lumberton soccer team beat Purnell Swett in its last regular season game of the year on Wednesday, the Pirates had to battle back from a deficit and avoid being the victim in what would have been the Rams' second... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:48:07 EST Three Rivers soccer: St. Pauls falls to East Columbus http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50533369/Three-Rivers-soccer:-St.-Pauls-falls-to-East-Columbus ST. PAULS — St. Pauls soccer bettered it's last performance against East Columbus, but it wasn't enough on Monday night, as the Gators defeated the Bulldogs 3-1 in Three Rivers Conference play. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:47:04 EST McGirt earns more than $30K at Las Vegas event http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50526379/McGirt-earns-more-than-$30K-at-Las-Vegas-event LAS VEGAS — Fairmont native William McGirt recorded three birdies in his final seven holes on Sunday to shoot his third 3-under-par 68 at the TPC Summerlin course and pocketed $30,724 in the PGA Tour's Shriners Hospitals for Children... Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:07:09 EST Keselowski moves to third round after Talladega win http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50526421/Keselowski-moves-to-third-round-after-Talladega-win TALLADEGA, Ala. — Brad Keselowski refused to be knocked down — not by Matt Kenseth, who jumped him from behind after a disastrous race at Charlotte, and not by garage-wide condemnation over his post-race meltdown. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:16:08 EST Manning rolls past Favre to 510 http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50526414/Manning-rolls-past-Favre-to-510 DENVER (AP) — Leave it to Peyton Manning to plan his own prank. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:56:07 EST Panthers no match for Packers in 38-17 loss http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50526392/Panthers-no-match-for-Packers-in-38-17-loss GREEN BAY, Wis — Randall Cobb got messy on his Lambeau Leap. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:53:06 EST MMA star Brunson to receive UNCP’s young alumnus award http://robesonian.com/news/localsports1-sports/50532464/MMA-star-Brunson-to-receive-UNCPs-young-alumnus-award PEMBROKE — Officials at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke announced that Derek Brunson, a three-time All-American wrestler for the Braves from 2003-07, has been recognized as its Young Alumnus of the Year. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:14:07 EST Aiken gets PBC womens goalie award http://robesonian.com/news/localsports1-sports/50532416/Aiken-gets-PBC-womens-goalie-award AUGUSTA, Ga. — After playing an integral role in helping the UNCP womens soccer team to an unbeaten week last week, including a tie with No. 10 North Georgia on Saturday, junior Janae Aiken was lauded with the PBC Goalkeeper of the Week award on... Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:47:06 EST Miles gets PBC Player of the Week award http://robesonian.com/news/localsports1-sports/50532406/Miles-gets-PBC-Player-of-the-Week-award AUGUSTA, Ga. — Coming off a week that included eight points scored, UNCP mens soccer senior Sam Miles was been named the AstroTurf/Peach Belt Conference Player of the Week for the second time this season, the league office announced Monday... Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:40:07 EST UNCP’s Perkinson nabs 2nd PBC goalie award http://robesonian.com/news/localsports1-sports/50532372/UNCPs-Perkinson-nabs-2nd-PBC-goalie-award AUGUSTA, Ga. — Following a week with back-to-back shutouts, UNCP freshman Kenneth Perkinson was named the AstroTurf/Peach Belt Conference Goalkeeper of the Week after going 2-0, the league office announced Monday afternoon. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:32:08 EST Braves no match for Indians http://robesonian.com/news/localsports1-sports/50519787/Braves-no-match-for-Indians PEMBROKE — For about a quarter and a half, it looked as though the University of North Carolina at Pembroke had put it's offensive woes behind them against Catawba College. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:44:08 EST Finding the payoff http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50519507/Finding-the-payoff PEMBROKE — One of the top ideas that Purnell Swett golf coach Jamie Locklear tries to impart on the girls he coaches is the value of working hard. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:44:06 EST Fairmont falls in volleyball to Bunn http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50521324/Fairmont-falls-in-volleyball-to-Bunn FAIRMONT — The Fairmont volleyball team saw it's season come to an abrupt end to the hands of Bunn on Saturday night, losing in straight sets 25-19, 25-19, 25-22. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:43:08 EST Tornadoes go big for 2nd week in a row, top Red Springs http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50518244/Tornadoes-go-big-for-2nd-week-in-a-row-top-Red-Springs FAIRMONT — The Fairmont football team used its second 60-point week in a row to stay unbeaten in conference play as the Tornadoes blew away Red Springs on Friday night 61-30. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 00:49:02 EST Bucks spoil Lumberton homecoming http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50518635/Bucks-spoil-Lumberton-homecoming LUMBERTON — After losing in the first week of conference play, the Lumberton and Hoke football teams both were looking for a win to keep in contention for conference play. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 00:11:02 EST Richmond rolls over Purnell Swett 51-0 http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50518432/Richmond-rolls-over-Purnell-Swett-51-0 PEMBROKE — Richmond Senior was a perfect five for five in the first half. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 00:10:10 EST