Robesonian- RSS SPORTS Feed http://robesonian.com/section/SPORTS http://robesonian.com/section/SPORTS Sun, 14 Sep 2014 21:50:44 EST 1800 UNCP Roundup: Rain delays Two Rivers Classic http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50312103/Rain-delays-2-Rivers-Clasic PEMBROKE — The rivalry between The University of North Carolina at Pembroke and Fayetteville State was no match for Mother Nature on Saturday. Sat, 13 Sep 2014 22:33:08 EST FRINGE: Scholarship made in McNeill’s memory http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50310268/Scholarship-made-in-McNeills-memory The late Royce McNeill was an icon of Robeson County athletics over the summer, his friends honored his memory by raising $12,000 to an endowed scholarship for golfers at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke. Sat, 13 Sep 2014 22:32:05 EST Rivals looking to rebound http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50296789/Rivals-looking-to-rebound PEMBROKE — After opening the season in a blowout loss to Winston-Salem State, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke football team is coming back home looking to get back on the winning track. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 23:13:04 EST Schlaufman: Two Rivers rivalry remains high priority for Braves, Broncos http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50305627/Two-Rivers-rivalry-remains-high-priority-for-Braves-Broncos As the Fayetteville State football team has prepared for the season each of the last two years, head coach Lawrence Kershaw seemingly has faced a recurring distraction: The University of North Carolina at Pembroke. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 23:13:03 EST Local roundup: Cain, LHS top Rams in tennis http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50301758/Local-roundup:-Cain-LHS-top-Rams-in-tennis LUMBERTON — Abigail Cain came up with a pair of wins Thursday to help the Lumberton tennis team beat Purnell Swett 5-4 in a match that gives the Pirates control of second place in the Southeastern Conference. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:05:04 EST Late problems lead to loss for Purnell Swett http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50301191/Late-problems-lead-to-loss-for-Purnell-Swett WILMINGTON — After a loss, followed by a game last week that required a furious, late rally, the New Hanover football team was looking for a less stressful outcome Thursday night in a game played a day early due to weather... Fri, 12 Sep 2014 14:54:03 EST Friday’s RobCo football box scores http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50301471/Fridays-RobCo-football-box-scores Northside Jacksonville 20, Fairmont 13Northside 0 7 7 6 — 20Fairmont 0 0 0 14 — 13Scoring SummarySecond quarter Fri, 12 Sep 2014 14:44:07 EST 71st shuts down LHS http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50298827/71st-shuts-down-LHS LUMBERTON — When the Lumberton football team started this season 3-0, there was at least one constant trend: the Pirates would getting ahead early and get enough cushion to counter any late runs. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 14:27:05 EST Monarchs hold their ground http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50298900/Monarchs-hold-their-ground FAIRMONT — Behind a power running game and some key completions, Northside escaped Fairmont with a 20-13 win Thursday night. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 14:27:03 EST Sheridan strikes in senior season http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50291309/Sheridan-strikes-in-senior-season Thursday night lightsWith rain in the forecast for Friday, four of the county's five schools moved their football games to tonight. See the full revised schedule below. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:01:10 EST Local roundup: Wolfpack gets early attack http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50293694/Local-roundup:-Wolfpack-gets-early-attack WHITEVILLE — The St. Pauls boys soccer team had a slow start Wednesday night, allowing four goals in the first 20 minutes of Wednesday's 7-2 loss to Whiteville in the team's Three Rivers Conference opener. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 09:56:10 EST Weather forecast brings Thursday football http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50290293/Weather-forecast-brings-Thursday-football LUMBERTON — Robeson County will get its weekly prep football fix a day early this week. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 15:10:07 EST Nearing the ultimate goal http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50286798/Nearing-the-ultimate-goal PEMBROKE — Even thousands of miles from home, the players on the Lumber River Babe Ruth baseball team were confident about how good they were, even when they went against the top teams in the country at the 13- to 15-year-old Babe Ruth World... Wed, 10 Sep 2014 10:23:08 EST Purnell Swett loses to Richmond in 5 http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50287606/Purnell-Swett-loses-to-Richmond-in-5 PEMBROKE —Richmond mounted a late comeback on Tuesday, winning the final two sets in a 3-2 win against Purnell Swett. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 10:23:06 EST UNCP XC opens with a win http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50281428/UNCP-XC-opens-with-a-win CHARLOTTE — The University of North Carolina at Pembroke mens cross country team started the 2014 season with a first place finish at the Queens Twilight Invitational on Friday as three Braves highlighted action with performances in the top 10... Tue, 9 Sep 2014 10:22:12 EST McGirt caps best season on tour http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50276000/McGirt-caps-best-season-on-tour CHERRY HILLS VILLAGE, Colo. — William McGirt won't be playing this week in the Tour Championship, but the Fairmont native's status on the PGA Tour is assured in 2015 following his best season during his four years on... Tue, 9 Sep 2014 10:22:11 EST Horschel keeps composure to win BMW Championship http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50275947/Horschel-keeps-composure-to-win-BMW-Championship CHERRY HILLS VILLAGE, Colo. (AP) — The bad swing a week ago is a distant memory. The blown lead Sunday — that wasn't enough to derail Billy Horschel, either. Mon, 8 Sep 2014 08:35:09 EST Keselowski dominates at Richmond for top seed http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50275920/Keselowski-dominates-at-Richmond-for-top-seed RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — NASCAR's new win-and-in format had the potential to give one driver a shot at a dramatic last-grasp berth into the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship. Mon, 8 Sep 2014 08:25:04 EST Anderson leads Panthers past Buccaneers http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50275903/Anderson-leads-Panthers-past-Buccaneers TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Derek Anderson did his part to give Cam Newton a chance to get healthy. Mon, 8 Sep 2014 08:22:07 EST Revenge of the Rams http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50270535/Revenge-of-the-Rams WINSTON-SALEM — For The University of North Carolina at Pembroke (0-1), the visions of a repeat performance of last year's upset against 14th-ranked Winston-Salem State University (1-0) were dispelled quickly in the first quarter of... Tue, 9 Sep 2014 15:56:06 EST