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Carlson, Pence one-hit Wright State, North Carolina wins 5-0 to stay alive in Terre Haute Regional

Jun. 03, 2023 17:36 PM EDT

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Max Carlson and Dalton Pence combined on one-hitter and Mac Horvath belted his 23rd home run of the season to carry North Carolina past Wright State 5-0 in an elimination game at the Terre Haute Regional on Saturday afternoon. The Tar Heels (36-23) will...

Arnold, Belbin home runs lead Campbell to 10-5 win over Central Connecticut in Columbia Regional

Jun. 03, 2023 16:04 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Bryce Arnold tied the game with a grand slam, Jarrod Belbin added a three-run home run, and Campbell defeated Central Connecticut 10-5 on Saturday in an elimination game at the Columbia Regional. The Camels trailed 5-0 entering the seventh inning and loaded...

Penn, Oral Roberts, Rider take down national seeds in NCAA Tournament baseball games

Jun. 02, 2023 23:54 PM EDT

No. 1 Wake Forest and 10 other national seeds won their openers in the NCAA regionals on Friday before Penn began a late-night flurry of upsets. The Quakers gave the Ivy League its first national tournament win over a Southeastern Conference opponent, beating No. 13 Auburn 6-3 in 11...

Casas, McGillis power South Carolina past Central Connecticut 19-1 in regional

Jun. 02, 2023 23:39 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Gavin Casas went 3-for-3 and drove in three runs and Will McGillis belted a three-run home run as host South Carolina routed Central Connecticut 19-1 in a first-round game of the Columbia Regional on Friday. The Gamecocks advance to face North Carolina State...

Llewellyn nails down Iowa's 5-4 regional win over North Carolina

Jun. 02, 2023 23:10 PM EDT

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Sam Hojnar gave Iowa the lead for good with a two-run single in the first inning, but it took a pair of strikeouts by reliever Luke Llewellyn to nail down the Hawkeyes' 5-4 victory over North Carolina on Friday night in the nightcap of the Terre Haute Regional. ...

Groover homers twice, NC State tops Campbell 5-1 in Columbia Regional

Jun. 02, 2023 18:47 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — LuJames Groover III belted a pair of solo home runs and Trevor Candelaria hit a third to power North Carolina State to a 5-1 win over Campbell in a first-round game at the Columbia Regional on Friday. The win sends the Wolfpack (36-19) into a second-round...

Fort Bragg becomes Fort Liberty in Army's most prominent move to erase Confederate names from bases

Jun. 02, 2023 15:02 PM EDT

FORT LIBERTY, N.C. (AP) — Fort Bragg shed its Confederate namesake Friday to become Fort Liberty in a ceremony some veterans said was a small but important step in making the U.S. Army more welcoming to current and prospective Black service members. The change was the most...

U.S. Army changes Fort Bragg to Fort Liberty as part of a broader initiative to remove Confederate names from bases

Jun. 02, 2023 09:12 AM EDT
FORT LIBERTY, N.C. (AP) — U.S. Army changes Fort Bragg to Fort Liberty as part of a broader initiative to remove Confederate names from bases.

Formerly vetoed bills contained in new North Carolina Senate election legislation

Jun. 01, 2023 18:16 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Senate Republicans proposed on Thursday an omnibus election measure that contains provisions vetoed successfully in past years by Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper as well as other administrative changes that supporters argue will boost trust in election outcomes. ...

Sports gambling in North Carolina a better bet with likely final votes next week

Jun. 01, 2023 15:21 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Legalized sports gambling starting next year in North Carolina now seems a better bet as the state House's top leader said Thursday he expected his chamber would accept alterations to its own proposal made by the Senate. House Speaker Tim Moore's comment was a...