News archive from 15 February 2015

Winter-Spring movie preview

Winter-Spring movie preview

The films coming our way between now and May are a veritable flood of forward-thinking, radically uncompromising dramas, comedies, romances and thrillers. These are adventurous enterprises; the filmmakers and stars behind these projects are...

 

Davidson Day grows from JV to powerhouse

DAVIDSON Every so often, Davidson Day football coach Chad Grier has to pinch himself to make sure he's not dreaming. His oldest son, Will, a former national high school player of the year, is a quarterback on full scholarship at Florida. His his...

 

Enfinger repeats as winner of ARCA season opener at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. A few weeks ago, Grant Enfinger wasn't sure if he had a ride this season. Now, he's a two-time winner at Daytona International Speedway. Enfinger, whose ride with GMS Racing only recently came to fruition, led the most laps in...

 

UN Security Council draft urges action on Yemen's crisis

UNITED NATIONS U.N. Security Council members are considering the first resolution on Yemen since a rebel takeover spun the Arab world's poorest country into the danger of collapse. A draft resolution obtained by The Associated Press demands that...

 

FAA seeking drone rules favorable to commercial operators

WASHINGTON The government is readying rules largely favorable to companies that want to use small drones for commercial purposes, according to a federal analysis, potentially leading to the widespread flights by unmanned aircraft performing aerial...

 
American Mikaela Shiffrin wins gold in slalom at worlds

American Mikaela Shiffrin wins gold in slalom at worlds

Racing in front of her hometown crowd, U.S. teen Mikaela Shiffrin successfully defended her world title in the women's slalom Saturday. The 19-year-old beat Sweden's Frida Hansdotter by .34 seconds, finishing with a combined time of 1 minute, 38.48...

Usa Today, 19:27 in Sport
 
Review: 'The Mountaintop' adds humor, humanity to the story of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Review: 'The Mountaintop' adds humor, humanity to the story of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Rarely does a play satisfactorily deliver both humor and meaningfulness. Perseverance Theatre’s production of “The Mountaintop,” now on stage at Sydney Laurence Theatre, succeeds on both levels. Katori Hall’s two-person drama imagines the last night...

 

Sprint dogs finally get to run at Tozier Track

In a season long delayed by a lack of snow, Nick Cole and his team of four dogs made a quick trip on a six-mile run Saturday to pocket a victory on the first day of sprint racing at Tozier Track. Cole won the four-dog class with a time of 21 minutes,...

 

Anchorage skier 23rd at World University Games

Anchorage freestyle skier Morgan Haymans placed 23rd Saturday in the skicross competition at the World University Games in Grenada, Spain. Haymans, a 2011 West High graduate and a former Alyeska Ski Club racer, was tops among the four Americans who...

 

Charlotte 49ers top UTSA with early shooting

SAN ANTONIO Charlotte is all too familiar with the sting of tough losses this season, especially on the road. On Saturday afternoon, the 49ers experienced the satisfaction of an impressive road win. Charlotte used hot outside shooting early and a...

 

Police: 1-year-old found in car with Rock Hill mother slumped over, heroin in vehicle

ROCK HILL A Rock Hill woman who has a previous offense for drugs faces several charges after police found heroin and other narcotics in the car when officers found her slumped over the wheel of her car with her 1-year-old child in her arms in below...

 

New shooting in Copenhagen: 3 wounded, including 2 police

COPENHAGEN, Denmark Police say three people have been wounded, including two police officers, in a shooting in downtown Copenhagen. Police said it wasn't immediately clear whether the incident was linked to an earlier shooting at a cultural center...

 

Love in the air

1. Reginald Patterson and LaToya Nixon (front) accompanied Patterson's parents Anthony and Denise Robinson on their first carriage ride in their 33-year marriage. "It is so great to still be together," said Anthony Robinson. 2. Mike Mayrosh...

 
Virginia men's basketball bests Wake Forest Deacons 61-60

Virginia men's basketball bests Wake Forest Deacons 61-60

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. Second-ranked Virginia trumped Wake Forest's upset bid Saturday by doing what it does best. Malcolm Brogdon of the Cavaliers denied Codi Miller-McIntyre a path to the basket on the climatic play, Miller-McIntyre lost the ball and...

 
No. 4 Duke passes tough test at Syracuse, 80-72

No. 4 Duke passes tough test at Syracuse, 80-72

SYRACUSE, N.Y. With no postseason to play for and another NCAA-record crowd, Syracuse gave Duke quite a challenge Saturday. But ultimately, the No. 4 Blue Devils proved tough enough to pass it, leaving the Carrier Dome with a 80-72 victory. The Blue...

 

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