Robesonian- RSS SPORTS?profile=1015 Feed http://robesonian.com/section/SPORTS?profile=1015 http://robesonian.com/section/SPORTS?profile=1015 Tue, 21 Apr 2015 17:07:03 EST 1800 Former jailer sentenced for supplying inmates contraband http://robesonian.com/news/home_top-news/153047794/Former-jailer-sentenced-for-supplying-inmates-contraband LUMBERTON — A former jailer at the Robeson County Detention Center has been ordered to surrender his jailer certification and will be placed on probation after pleading to charges that he supplied contraband to inmates. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 14:31:19 EST Crime report http://robesonian.com/news/blotter/153046355/Crime-report Thefts Tue, 21 Apr 2015 13:31:19 EST Left swings and misses on budget http://robesonian.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/153018423/Left-swings-and-misses-on-budget RALEIGH — A funny thing has happened on the way to North Carolina's great budget crisis of 2015. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 09:46:10 EST History museum seeks more funding http://robesonian.com/news/home_top-news/153031593/History-museum-seeks-more-funding LUMBERTON — The president of the Robeson County History Museum asked the Robeson County Board of Commissioners on Monday to provide the nonprofit with $15,000 in the county's fiscal budget that takes effect July 1. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:46:18 EST McGirt battles his game, still finished in 31st http://robesonian.com/news/sports/153025355/McGirt-battles-his-game-still-finished-in-31st HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. — He was coming off two weeks of rest and admittingly wasn't striking or putting the ball well, but Fairmont native William McGirt used the weekend to make the RBC Heritage tournament a success. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 11:46:19 EST Bulldog tennis stays undefeated http://robesonian.com/news/sports/153036545/Bulldog-tennis-stays-undefeated ST. PAULS — As the Spring semester was about to start up at St. Pauls High School in January, Jason Bullock found out that the school needed a new boys tennis coach. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 11:41:21 EST UNCP finishes third at PBC Championships http://robesonian.com/news/localsports1-sports/153040530/UNCP-finishes-third-at-PBC-Championships MONTEVALLO, Ala. — Newcomer Michael Powell garnered the 2015 Freshman Track Athlete of the Year, head coach Peter Ormsby was named the 2015 Men's Track and Field coach of the Year, and senior Shaquille Ray won the 100 meter dash finals on... Tue, 21 Apr 2015 11:41:15 EST Police following leads in murder http://robesonian.com/news/news/153020802/Police-following-leads-in-murder LUMBERTON — Lumberton police are “actively working leads” in a shooting that killed one person and injured three others, including a 6-year-old, on Saturday morning, according to Capt. Terry Parker. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 09:41:18 EST High court kicks district maps back to NC for review http://robesonian.com/news/news/153039329/High-court-kicks-district-maps-back-to-NC-for-review RALEIGH — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday threw out a North Carolina court ruling that upheld Republican-drawn electoral districts for state and congressional lawmakers. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 09:31:11 EST In the swing http://robesonian.com/news/news/153031969/In-the-swing Sarah Willets | The Robesonian The Hagens boys, ages 2, 4 and 9, are all smiles as they enjoy an afternoon on the swings at Luther Britt Park in Lumberton, a weekly tradition for the family. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 09:06:19 EST Raeford man killed in U.S. 74 accident http://robesonian.com/news/news/153039688/Raeford-man-killed-in-U.S.-74-accident MAXTON — A Hoke County man was killed Monday evening when the pickup truck he was driving was pushed off of U.S. 74 West by a tractor-tractor trailer, according to the state Highway Patrol. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 09:01:15 EST PETA objects to lion’s use in Food Lion’s commercial http://robesonian.com/news/news/153039411/PETA-objects-to-lions-use-in-Food-Lions-commercial CHARLOTTE (AP) — PETA is giving its two cents to Food Lion, urging the supermarket chain to stop using live animals in its advertisements. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 07:46:11 EST Court to decide if 800,000 too big for class-action suit http://robesonian.com/news/news/153039352/Court-to-decide-if-800000-too-big-for-class-action-suit RALEIGH — As 800,000 past and present tobacco farmers or their heirs seek part of a $340 million reserve held by a much-shrunken tobacco marketing cooperative, North Carolina's Supreme Court was asked Monday to decide if the group is... Tue, 21 Apr 2015 07:41:13 EST Bills offer 2 different ways to elect judges http://robesonian.com/news/news/153039286/Bills-offer-2-different-ways-to-elect-judges RALEIGH — Legislators on Monday supported both old and new ways for North Carolina appellate court judges to earn eight-year terms on the bench. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 07:26:11 EST Crime report http://robesonian.com/news/blotter/153025138/Crime-report TheftsTeresa Moctezuma, of Baltimore Church Road, Fairmont, reported Sunday that her $100 cell phone was stolen at a home on Crandlemire Road in Lumberton, according to a police report. Mon, 20 Apr 2015 16:31:35 EST Pembroke officer being proved for excessive force http://robesonian.com/news/health-news/153026693/Pembroke-officer-being-proved-for-excessive-force PEMBROKE — A Pembroke police officer is the subject of an internal investigation following allegations that he used excessive force during an arrest. Mon, 20 Apr 2015 16:31:30 EST Poorly aimed text message lands Bladen County man in jail http://robesonian.com/news/news/153018804/Poorly-aimed-text-message-lands-Bladen-County-man-in-jail ELIZABETHTOWN — A Bladen County man is cursing his thumbs after fingering himself as a drug dealer. Mon, 20 Apr 2015 16:31:23 EST NC Museum of History deserving of expansion http://robesonian.com/news/editorial/153028100/NC-Museum-of-History-deserving-of-expansion News and Observer Mon, 20 Apr 2015 16:31:17 EST Kenseth ends drought with win at Bristol http://robesonian.com/news/sports/153022354/Kenseth-ends-drought-with-win-at-Bristol BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — After four rain delays and 11 extra laps, Matt Kenseth finally drove to victory lane.It took him nine hours to get there Sunday at a water-logged Bristol Motor Speedway. Mon, 20 Apr 2015 12:46:12 EST We need to simplify our tax code http://robesonian.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/153003096/We-need-to-simplify-our-tax-code Last week was a stressful one for many of us as we stared down the daunting tax code to file our taxes by Wednesday's deadline. To say our tax code is a mess is an understatement. At 4 million words — which is 3,998,800 more than the King... Mon, 20 Apr 2015 11:01:12 EST