Sports: Local

Jun. 14, 2014 @ 12:57 PM

Sun Valley's Griffiths gets two FBS offers in one day

Tyler Griffiths was on N.C. State's campus getting a nice offer when Louisville head coach Bobby Petrino contacted him and put a full ride on the table. The long snapper is ranked among the best in the country at his craft.

Jun. 14, 2014 @ 12:52 PM

Adamczyk, Borrelli share top honor

Sun Valley won the 3A state title in softball, so it's only fitting the Spartans would take home most of the top honors on the all-Southern Carolina Conference team.

Jun. 11, 2014 @ 08:48 PM

Piedmont's perfect pitcher

Piedmont lefty pitcher Corey Sikes helped his baseball team win 14 playoff games over the last 13 months, and his success on the diamond is a lengthy list. A lesser-know fact about Sikes: He never missed a day of school from kindergarten through his graduation on June 12.

Jun. 07, 2014 @ 04:44 PM

Topsail holds off Panthers for 3A state title

Piedmont tried to rally, scoring three runs on David Nash's bases-loaded double with two outs in the seventh inning, but Topsail held on for a 5-4 win on Saturday. The victory gave the Pirates a series sweep and their first-ever state championship in baseball.

Jun. 07, 2014 @ 04:43 PM

Sun Valley wins state in softball

Sun Valley's softball team won Game 2 of the 3A state championship series 6-4 Saturday morning, completing a sweep of Aycock in their best-of-3 series. The Spartans delivered the second softball state championship in the school's 54-year history, and the first in 17 years.

Jun. 07, 2014 @ 07:21 AM

Freshman's triple lifts SV in Game 1

Freshman Courtney Dean knocked in the winning run with a triple, helping Sun Valley defeat Aycock 6-5 in the opener of their best-of-3 state championship series on Friday night.