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Warning over garden clippings being dumped in grazing pasture after sheep poisoning

Flockowners and gardeners need to be aware of the danger of sheep gaining access to gardens or of garden clippings being dumped in grazing pasture. That’s according to a latest report from Regional Veterinary Laboratories operated by the Department of Agriculture, Food and Marine (DAFM). The laboratories provide data on the patterns and frequency of occurrence of non-regulated diseases in […]

Campbell downs High Point 7-5 to win Big South title, clinch NCAA berth

Luis Gimenez roped a go-ahead two-run triple in the bottom of the seventh as top-seeded Campbell defeated No. 2 seed High Point 7-5 to claim the 2018 Big South Baseball Tournament title Saturday afternoon at Liberty Baseball Stadium. With the win, the Camels have swept regular season and tournament titles for the first time in program history. Campbell receives an […]

Will Power wins Indy 500, No. 17 for car owner Roger Penske

By JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer INDIANAPOLIS — Will Power hated racing on ovals. He wasn‘t a fan of Indianapolis Motor Speedway and figured he would never win the Indianapolis 500. That kind of attitude doesn‘t fly when you drive for Roger Penske. Power had to change his thinking and his performance on oval tracks. He learned to respect […]

Mendoza makes it happen again, FSU wins second consecutive ACC Tournament Championship

Durham, N.C. — Drew Mendoza came up big for the second consecutive year, and Florida State took home another Atlantic Coast Conference Baseball Championship trophy. Mendoza’s bases-loaded, two-run double snapped a tie game in the top of the 10th, keying the sixth-seeded Seminoles to an 11-8 win over fifth-seeded Louisville in Sunday’s tournament title game at Durham Bulls Athletic Park. […]

Lopez, Bats silence Bulls 5-0

Louisville, Ky. — Jose Lopez threw six scoreless innings en route to his first win of the season, leading the Louisville Bats past the Durham Bulls 5-0 on Sunday night at Slugger Field. Lopez (W, 1-5) entered the game winless in eight starts, but yielded just four singles and one walk to win his first outing of the season. Durham […]

Warriors, Rockets set for Game 7 in West finals

By KRISTIE RIEKEN, AP Sports Writer HOUSTON — When the Golden State Warriors lost Game 5 of the Western Conference finals to the Rockets on Thursday night to send them to the brink of elimination they vowed to be back in Houston for Game 7. After a resounding win in Game 6 that‘s exactly where the defending champions are, preparing […]

Ovechkin slays demons on first trip to Stanley Cup Final

By STEPHEN WHYNO, AP Hockey Writer ARLINGTON, Va. — Raw emotion came from Alex Ovechkin as he wore an “Eastern Conference champions” hat for the first time. “Oh my God,” he said. “It‘s unbelievable. I can‘t explain my emotions. I‘m just happy for my boys, for organizations, for fans. Finally.” Finally. Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals will play for the […]