Middle Creek has its first winning streak against those heated rivals to the east. The Mustangs, No. 5 in the N&O poll, played a near ideal second-half and dropped No. 2-ranked Garner, 38-14 before a near capacity crowd at Trojan Stadium.
Southern Durham exploded to a 27-7 halftime lead and never looked back in a 39-28 victory over neighbor rival Hillside in Friday night’s Bull City Labor Day Classic on North Carolina Central’s campus. The win is the Spartans’ second straight over the Hornets in a game that wasn’t as close as the score.
Puerto Rico's financial crisis loomed over dueling Friday campaign appearances by Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton and Republican Marco Rubio, two presidential contenders with sharply different positions on a key issue for Puerto Rican voters whose influence is growing in U.S. politics.
When Larry Roberts' wife gave birth to their first son seven years ago, Roberts assumed he would have decades to provide fatherly love and wisdom to the boy — and to his brother, who arrived four years later.
The campaigns of Gov. Pat McCrory and challenger Attorney General Roy Cooper ramped up their fundraising pleas to reach their August targets over the weekend, keeping a watchful eye on raising enough money over the next 15 months for what will be an expensive battle for governor.