News archive from 21 December 2014

Emails show NC faced long odds vying with SC for big companies

Emails show NC faced long odds vying with SC for big companies

North Carolina officials want to close the gap with South Carolina and other states that offer larger incentive packages and lower tax rates to lure companies – sometimes causing Charlotte to miss out on hundreds of jobs. But emails and...

 

Shrine Bowl: S.C. defense helps Sandlappers overtake N.C.

SPARTANBURG North Carolina coach Hal Capps spent the week before the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas game preaching about opportunities. The Tarheels had their chances Saturday, but couldn't capitalize during a 21-12 South Carolina victory in the...

 

Queens coach wants ‘to keep on' after victory

Everybody deserves some time off at Christmas, but you can't blame Queens coach Bart Lundy for being a little reluctant to let his team go for the holidays. “The way we've been playing, I'd love to keep on,” Lundy said after his...

 

And now a few words from our local ‘Man in Havana'

Cuban residents who came across travelers touring their country with the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture appear eager about one thing: talking about President Barack Obama's plans to start normalizing relations with the...

 

Winthrop spends $32K in legal fight with former president

Winthrop University has spent more than $30,000 on legal costs related to the ongoing dispute with former President Jamie Comstock Williamson, according to information released recently to The Herald. Williamson was fired on June 26 amid allegations...

 

Season-high 30 assists boost Johnson C. Smith basketball win

Johnson C. Smith was in a giving mood against Catawba. The Golden Bulls got 21 points from backup forward Markell Lotharp and a season-high 30 assists in a 102-89 nonconference win Saturday at Brayboy Gym. If that weren't enough, Smith's All-CIAA...

 
Eagles near elimination, fall 27-24 to Redskins

Eagles near elimination, fall 27-24 to Redskins

LANDOVER, Md. The Philadelphia Eagles are just about done in the playoff race, and they're in no position to argue that they deserve any better. Penalties, missed field goals, two more turnovers by Mark Sanchez and an inability to keep track of former...

 
Redskins deal Eagles serious blow to playoff hopes

Redskins deal Eagles serious blow to playoff hopes

Washington Redskins 27, Philadelphia Eagles 24 Dimmed hopes: The Eagles' playoff chances took a major hit. Robert Griffin III led the winning field goal drive in the final moments in his return as the starting quarterback of the Redskins (4-11). The...

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Charlotte Hornets dominate Utah Jazz in 104-86 victory

Charlotte Hornets dominate Utah Jazz in 104-86 victory

For just the third time this season, the Charlotte Hornets won back-to-back games, dominating the Utah Jazz Saturday 104-86 at Time Warner Cable Arena. That victory came after Friday's road win over the Philadelphia 76ers, which broke a four-game...

 

Patriots outlast Buccaneers to triumph in tourney finals

The Independence Patriots never trailed Charlotte Country Day in the finals of the BSN Sports Buccaneer Classic, but they had to hold off a late surge from the Buccaneers to come out with a 49-43 victory at the Bruton Smith Athletic Center....

 

David Robinson's son, Justin, to walk on at Duke

Duke will welcome at least three freshmen onto the team in 2015. Scholarship recruits Chase Jeter and Luke Kennard have already signed their letters of intent to come to Duke, and, earlier this week, the Blue Devils decided to welcome Justin...

 
Police fan out in squad cars to play Santa

Police fan out in squad cars to play Santa

Wesley Dixon is out of work, out of money and short on hope, so the last thing he wanted to see in his northeast Charlotte driveway Saturday was a squad car. More trouble, he couldn't help but think. But Charlotte-Mecklenburg police Officer Thornell...

 

Patriots outlast Buccaneers to triumph in tourney finals

The Independence Patriots never trailed Charlotte Country Day in the finals of the BSN Sports Buccaneer Classic, but they had to hold off a late surge from the Buccaneers to come out with a 49-43 victory at the Bruton Smith Athletic Center....

 
Charlotte Hornets - Utah Jazz Observations 12.20.14

Charlotte Hornets - Utah Jazz Observations 12.20.14

• Charlotte Hornets coach Steve Clifford said pre-game he does not anticipate Lance Stephenson (pelvic sprain) to resume playing the next few games. It sounds like the Dec. 26 road game at Oklahoma City would be the soonest Stephenson could be...

 

Prep Results 12.20.14

Boy's Basketball Hickory Ridge 74, South Rowan 64 HR: Metcalf 24, Stowe 20, Babson 9, Smith 8, Garner 7, Putnam 4, A. Metcalf 2, Meertins, Walker, Heidkte. SR: Hill 26, Rhyne 15, Wilder 13, D. Hill 6, Childers 3, Stewart 1....

 

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