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Workers stab each other in fight at NC fast-food restaurant

May. 17, 2022 08:59 AM EDT

ASHEBORO, N.C. (AP) — Two workers at a North Carolina fast-food restaurant stabbed each after getting into a fight, police said. The Asheboro Police Department said in a news release that officers responded to a reported stabbing at a Wendy’s restaurant, news outlets reported. ...

2 accused of carjacking woman, 74, caught in North Carolina

Apr. 15, 2022 13:14 PM EDT

ASHEBORO, N.C. (AP) — Two people accused of assaulting and carjacking a woman in eastern North Carolina have been apprehended, according to a sheriff’s office. Deputies with the Craven County Sheriff’s Office said they responded to an assault and carjacking in New Bern. A...

South Carolina's Dawn Staley becomes force on, off the court

Apr. 07, 2022 16:32 PM EDT

Dawn Staley swore over and over again during her playing days she would never become a coach. Everyone seemingly could see it in her future, everyone but her. As an elite point guard during her playing career she was always coaching. Reluctantly, Staley eventually...

AP Exclusive: Behind-the-scenes with women's NCAA champions

Apr. 04, 2022 16:41 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — They laughed at each other. They laughed with each other. They shared meals, shared moments, dared teammates to play them in ping-pong, got serious when it was time for schoolwork and got very serious when it was time for basketball. Say this for the South...

Staley better player or coach? Good question, she says

Apr. 02, 2022 15:47 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Dawn Staley is already in the Hall of Fame as a feisty, fiery point guard. She one day might make it there too, for her coaching career. So, Staley was asked Saturday, if she was a better player or coach. “That's a good question,” said South...

Staley wary equity strides for women's tourney will continue

Apr. 01, 2022 11:05 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Putting women on the same level with men when it comes to swag bags and logos is a starting point, and for Dawn Staley that's all it is. South Carolina women's coach is not certain there will ever be true equity among the men's and women's NCAA Tournaments. ...

Boston, Gamecocks carry relentless push into Final Four

Mar. 27, 2022 23:09 PM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Aliyah Boston headed across the court to join her South Carolina teammates in their celebration when she bumped into assistant coach Fred Chmiel. Almost immediately, Chmiel jumped into the 6-foot-5 junior’s arms for an exuberant hug. It was...

No. 1 South Carolina women beat Creighton, reach Final Four

Mar. 27, 2022 22:33 PM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — South Carolina and Aliyah Boston gained what they'd pointed toward all season — a shot at redemption at the Final Four. Boston scored 19 points to lead the top-seeded Gamecocks to their second straight Final Four with an 80-50 win over Creighton, ending...

Creighton vs. Goliath: Surprise Jays face No. 1 Gamecocks

Mar. 26, 2022 21:04 PM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Surprising Creighton is on the NCAA Tournament run of a lifetime. The only thing standing in the way of a first trip to the Final Four is No. 1 South Carolina and the nation's most dominant player in Aliyah Boston. T he 10th-seeded Bluejays (23-9) believe...

Boston, South Carolina top North Carolina 69-61 in Sweet 16

Mar. 25, 2022 23:48 PM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Aliyah Boston's dominance in the NCAA Tournament has reached levels not seen in a half-century. Boston had 28 points, including all 13 for top-seeded South Carolina in the fourth quarter, and 22 rebounds to send the Gamecocks to the Elite Eight with a 69-61...