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Recent Fike High graduate D.J. Daniels signed a professional baseball contract with the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday at the team’s minor league facility in Dunedin, Fla. Daniels will begin his … more
As a youngster, I couldn’t stand Muhammad Ali. One of my earliest sporting memories was of him lambasting Joe Frazier prior to one of their epic heavyweight fights. I don’t know if it was in 1971 before their first bout, which Frazier … more
Rusty Daniels picked up his first victory of the 2016 season Saturday in the first 40-lap Late Model Stock Car race of the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series at Southern National Motorsports Park. The 42-year-old driver from Alliance didn’t … more
RALEIGH — The foray of Austin Bryant into the world of professional boxing started off on a successful note last Friday inside Dorton Arena. Following an amateur career that started at the age of 10 and spanned 27 fights, Bryant stepped … more
LUCAMA — With the aid of shrewd tire management, Matt Craig made it an early 2 for 2 in the Scott Farms Sweet Potato 7 series by steering his Pro Late Model car to a first-place finish at Southern National Motorsports Park on Saturday night. … more
The ball seems as though it’s attached to a string, always bound to return to Stephen Curry’s hand, as he performs his “ball-et” on NBA courts. Every defender who finds himself in front of the Golden State Warriors point … more
After an impressive amateur boxing career that began when he was 10, 19-year-old Wilson resident Austin Bryant will take the ring as a professional for the first time Friday. Bryant will face Sam Boylan in a cruiserweight matchup (195 pounds) in the … more
LUCAMA — Persistent wet track conditions have forced Southern National Motorsports Park track officials to cancel Saturday’s scheduled D&J Cycles Night at the Races. In a statement on the track’s website, SNMP co-owner Michael … more
Matt Craig of Kannapolis edged Tanner Gray to claim the season-opening Scott Farms Sweet Potato Pro Late Model 7 Series race Saturday at Southern National Motorsports Park. Craig’s C&C Boiler Chevrolet led a top-five group of finishers, … more
Driven by Jake Spillers, the No. 76 POW-MIA Freedom Car will be part of the Sweet Potato 7 Series at Southern National Motorsports Park when the green flag drops on the 100-lap feature event Saturday night. In the Pro Late Model Division, the … more
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