April 23, 2019

RALEIGH — Justin Williams is a little more than a year removed from facing some difficult truths about his hockey mortality.

The Carolina Hurricanes right winger, now a 37-year-old looking for a fourth Stanley Cup before age catches up to his long career, searched for perspective last April…

Bat Men: RMA offense awakens in rout of Rocky Mount High

April 23, 2019

WILSON — Colin Legaj figured it out early in Tuesday’s game against Rocky Mount High. From his spot behind the plate, the sound of Legaj’s mitt popping confirmed that Will Stewart’s arm was lively.

It was clear that the fastball coming from the right-hander’s arm was…

Hurricanes stave off elimination, force Game 7 with Capitals

April 22, 2019

RALEIGH — Carolina has more hockey to play.

The Hurricanes on Monday night staved off elimination with a 5-2 win over the Washington Capitals, and sent the best-of-seven series to a Game 7 in D.C. on Wednesday.

Battling back from deficits of 1-0 and 2-1, the Hurricanes took their first lead…

Shifting into gear: Faith Christian blasts Northern Nash, eyes postseason

April 22, 2019

During the school year a student can expect to see the inside of a classroom on a Monday morning. Yet spring break allows for some fresh air, early first pitches, and even earlier swings in the cage.

The Faith Christian baseball team, ahead of its second game in the Golden Leaf baseball tournament,…