Sports

Shane Carden threw for 438 yards and four touchdowns to help East Carolina beat North Carolina 70-41 on Saturday, turning in another dominating performance against its instate rival.

The Lenoir-Rhyne Football Team (3-0, 1-0), ranked No. 6 in NCAA Division II, pulled out another key road win with a 51-14 victory over Wingate (2-1, 0-1) in the South Atlantic Conference opener Saturday afternoon at Irwin Belk Stadium.

The Watauga High volleyball team earned a split on Saturday in a tri-match with Statesville and North Henderson at Lentz-Eggers Gym.

Lees-McRae sophomore Lena Langille tallied two goals on three shots leading the women’s soccer team to a 4-1 Conference Carolinas road win against Erskine Saturday afternoon in Due West, S.C.

Lees-McRae freshman Alexandria Flint climbed into the LMC record books when she completed the 5K in 19:49.55 at the Asheville XC Carnival Saturday morning in Swannanoa, N.C.