Robesonian- RSS SPORTS Feed http://robesonian.com/section/SPORTS http://robesonian.com/section/SPORTS Sat, 25 Oct 2014 10:57:21 EST 1800 Local football roundup: Red Springs dominates East Columbus 47-6 http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50562223/Local-football-roundup:-Red-Springs-dominates-East-Columbus-47-6 LAKE WACCAMAW — After three straight losses, the Red Springs football team was in need of a win. Sat, 25 Oct 2014 00:36:02 EST Tornadoes grounded http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50561273/Tornadoes-grounded WHITEVILLE — For two weeks in a row, the Fairmont football team put up historic numbers with wins where the Golden Tornadoes scored at least 60 points. Sat, 25 Oct 2014 00:27:03 EST Purnell Swett struggles for momentum http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50561143/Purnell-Swett-struggles-for-momentum PEMBROKE — The Purnell Swett football team saw some bright points in it's performance Friday night, but those weren't enough to overcome the mistakes the offense made. Sat, 25 Oct 2014 00:24:05 EST St. Pauls’ passing tops S. Columbus for 3rd straight win http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50561818/St.-Pauls-passing-tops-S.-Columbus-for-3rd-straight-win ST. PAULS — The Bulldogs had too much bite for South Columbus on Friday night winning 42-29 for their third victory in a row. Sat, 25 Oct 2014 00:23:12 EST Lumberton falls to Richmond in wild affair http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50562066/Lumberton-falls-to-Richmond-in-wild-affair LUMBERTON — The first 12 minutes was like a video game as both teams combined to score 63 points.Things slowed a little bit in the second quarter as Lumberton and Richmond Senior only scored 21 points. Sat, 25 Oct 2014 00:21:05 EST UNCP kicks off winter sports with Moonlight Madness http://robesonian.com/news/localsports1-sports/50553579/UNCP-kicks-off-winter-sports-with-Moonlight-Madness PEMBROKE — The winter sports season officially kicked off for the University of North Carolina at Pembroke on Thursday night at the Jones Center as the mens and womens basketball teams and the wrestling team went through their paces in front of... Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:39:08 EST Tornadoes on a tear http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50540872/Tornadoes-on-a-tear Tonight's gamesFairmont at WhitevilleRichmond at LumbertonPinecrest at ScotlandRed Springs at East ColumbusWest Columbus at South Robeson Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:36:11 EST Bringing back tradition: Highlander Cup set to return Saturday http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50545716/Highlander-Cup-revival-pits-Robeson-Cumberland-counties LUMBERTON — On Saturday morning, the best amateur golfers from Robeson and Cumberland counties will revive a longstanding tradition when they meet at the Bayonet Golf Course at Puppy Creek in Raeford, pitting the two in the first Highlander Cup... Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:35:33 EST Volleyball tops Mt. Olive in 5 http://robesonian.com/news/localsports1-sports/50548248/Volleyball-tops-Mt.-Olive-in-5 PEMBROKE — The UNCP volleyball team rallied back from an opening-set loss by capturing three of the final four sets as the Braves overcame 35 attack errors to top Mount Olive 22-25, 26-24, 25-17, 25-27, 15-12. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:30:22 EST Espinosa steals seniors’ spotlight http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50547627/Espinosa-steals-seniors-spotlight ST. PAULS — The St. Pauls soccer team went through all the senior night traditions on Wednesday, giving the seven oldest players the spotlight in their final home match. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:58:12 EST Ready for the Moonlight http://robesonian.com/news/localsports1-sports/50541709/Ready-for-the-Moonlight PEMBROKE — Homecoming week at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke got a bit more exciting this year. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:31:09 EST 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