Thursday, November 2

by | Nov 2, 2023 | Quick Hits

Cape Fear5 Christian Academy has its fall sports awards presentations in the gym tonight at 6 p.m. … Western Harnett junior Jewel Gilchrist-Lopez had a 2-day total of 167 in the NCHSAA 3-A girls golf tournament this week at Foxfire to finish tied for ninth. … Duke took a 109-64 men’s basketball exhibition win over visiting UNC Pembroke on Wednesday night as Kyle Filipowski led six Blue Devils into double figures with 17 points. … Hall of Fame basketball coach Bobby Knight passed away Wednesday at the age of 83. His Indiana teams won NCAA tournaments in 1976, 1981 and 1987. … In Mid-American Conference football on Wednesday night, host Bowling Green turned back Ball State, 24-21, and Kent State fell, 31-27, at Akron. … In college football tonight, Wake Forest visits Duke (ESPN, 7:30 p.m.), Texas Tech hosts Texas Christian (Fox Sports 1, 7 p.m.) and South Alabama plays at Troy (ESPNU, 7:30 p.m.). … Texas won its first World Series, four games to one, with a 5-0 victory at Arizona on Wednesday night as Mitch Garver singled in the top of the seventh to score Corey Seager with the first run of the game. Marcus Semien had a 2-run homer in the ninth for the Rangers, who went a record 11-0 in road games in the playoffs.


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